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Regionalism, Surrealism, and Climate Change: Recent Loans and Acquisitions at the David Owsley Museum of Art

David Owsley Museum of Art at Ball State 2021 W. Riverside Ave., Muncie, IN

This Fall special exhibition features a selection of recent donations, purchases, loans, and promised gifts to the DOMA collection that illustrate major modernist movements and raise awareness about climate change. Learn more - and save the date for a presentation by featured artist Diane Burko

Fourth Annual Scarecrow Festival

Maring_Hunt Library 2005 S. High St., Muncie, IN

Food! Games! Live Music by Eartherial! Scarecrow Contest! Free fun for all ages! Scarecrow Contest Guidelines: Scarecrows must have/be the following: Life-size and handmade by participants, Vertical support for the body, Durability to sun, wind, & rain, Decorations fully attached.

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“Halloween: Celestial Origins” Planetarium Show

Charles W. Brown Planetarium Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue, Muncie, IN

What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also

Human Library Project Reading Garden

Oakhurst 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy., Muncie, IN

Free community event Oakhurst Gardens The Human Library Project features human "books" that visitors can borrow for conversation. The Library provides a framework to inspire positive conversations that reduce stereotypes and prejudice through dialogue. Join us for the opportunity to

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“Halloween: Celestial Origins” Planetarium Show

Charles W. Brown Planetarium Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue, Muncie, IN

What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also

Community Artists Day at Rinard Orchid Greenhouse

Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse University Avenue, Muncie, IN

Bring your sketchbooks, paints, cameras, and your creative vision to the greenhouse to capture the beautiful flora within. Easels and stools provided, but all other supplies must be brought by visitor.

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“Earth, Moon, and Sun” Planetarium Show

Charles W. Brown Planetarium Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue, Muncie, IN

Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system and learn to distinguish between myths and science.

Historic Beech Grove Cemetery Tour

Beech Grove Cemetery

Join us for guided walking tours of the Old Section of Beech Grove, Muncie's largest historic landmark, and learn more about our city's fascinating history. Tours leave approximately every half hour from the fountain area across from the chapel. Refreshments

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“Eclipse: The Sun Revealed” Planetarium Show

Charles W. Brown Planetarium Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue, Muncie, IN

There will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from Muncie, Indiana in just two years. A total solar eclipse is such a spectacular event, it is never too early to start planning for one. Come learn how solar

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“Halloween: Celestial Origins” Planetarium Show

Charles W. Brown Planetarium Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue, Muncie, IN

What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also

Family Adventure Day: Fall Festival

Minnetrista 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy., IN

October 12; 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m. (2 hour sessions) Free Community Event This free community event is open to the whole family! With so much being offered, the day is a choose-your-own-adventure opportunity. The various fall activities create

Bob Ross Painting Workshops – October

Minnetrista 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy., IN

Cost: $70; member discounts apply Registration; minnetrista.net Paint with a Certified Ross Instructor on the site where Bob painted for years. This workshop is the perfect opportunity to get creative and learn the process of painting in Bob Ross’ signature

Glass Workshop: Hot Shop Glass Pumpkins – SOLD OUT

Glick Center for Glass Tillotston & W. University Ave., Muncie, IN

Cost: $55; member discounts apply Registration deadline: October 20 Create your very own glass pumpkin. Experience the heat and glow of the Glick Center for Glass hot shop and the excitement of stretching your creative muscles! Students from the Glick

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“Halloween: Celestial Origins” Planetarium Show

Charles W. Brown Planetarium Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue, Muncie, IN

What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also

Recurring

“Earth, Moon, and Sun” Planetarium Show

Charles W. Brown Planetarium Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue, Muncie, IN

Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system and learn to distinguish between myths and science.

Recurring

“Eclipse: The Sun Revealed” Planetarium Show

Charles W. Brown Planetarium Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue, Muncie, IN

There will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from Muncie, Indiana in just two years. A total solar eclipse is such a spectacular event, it is never too early to start planning for one. Come learn how solar

Recurring

“Halloween: Celestial Origins” Planetarium Show

Charles W. Brown Planetarium Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue, Muncie, IN

What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also

Halloween with Mrs. Frizzle

Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse University Avenue, Muncie, IN

Visit the greenhouse to "take chances, make mistakes, and get messy" with our very own Mrs. Frizzle. Costumes are encouraged and all ages are welcome.

3rd Annual ASTRONOMY SLAM

Charles W. Brown Planetarium Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue, Muncie, IN

The Charles W. Brown Planetarium presents the 3rd Annual Astronomy SLAM! Just 10 minutes a person – that is all the time Ball State students will get to share a piece of our universe with you in the Brown Planetarium.

Bob Ross Painting Workshop – November

Minnetrista 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy., IN

Cost: $70; member discounts apply Registration; minnetrista.net Paint with a Certified Ross Instructor on the site where Bob painted for years. This workshop is the perfect opportunity to get creative and learn the process of painting in Bob Ross’ signature