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September 2021

“One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure” Planetarium Show

September 4 - October 30
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. Families with children in preschool through second grade will especially enjoy this program but kids of all ages are welcome. Sat. Aug. 28 - 3:30pm Sat. Sept. 4 - 3:30pm…

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“Everybody” at Ball State University Strother Theatre

September 10 - September 18
Strother Studio Theatre at Ball State University, W Riverside Ave.
Muncie, IN 47303 United States
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September 10-11, 14-18 at 7:30 pm September 12 at 2:30 pm This modern riff on the fifteenth-century morality play Everyman follows Everybody (chosen from amongst the cast by lottery at each performance) as they journey through life’s greatest mystery—the meaning of living. General Public: $15 in advance, $17 at the door Faculty/Staff/Students/Seniors: $12 in advance, $14 at the door

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“Big Astronomy” Planetarium Show

September 10 - September 18
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

Explore world-class observatories, learn why Chile is an ideal environment for astronomy, and meet some of the diverse people who make BIG discoveries possible. Fri. Sept. 10 - 6:30pm Sat. Sept. 11 - 5pm and 6:30pm Fri. Sept. 17 - 6:30pm Sat. Sept. 18 - 5pm and 6:30pm

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Ball State Athletics – Cross Country – Home (Cardinal Classic)

September 17
Muncie Elks, 909 N County Road 500 W
Muncie, IN 47304 United States
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Come see the Ball State Cross Country team in action in the Cardinal Classic.  Support the Cardinals! Chirp! Chirp! Visit www.ballstatesports.com More info TBA

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Ride for the Mounds Greenway

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Canoe Country, 6660 S. County Rd. 900 W.
Daleville, IN 47334 United States
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$35

Ride for the Mounds Greenway supports the conservation and outdoor recreation goals of the proposed Mounds Greenway. There are three distances. The rides travel east from Daleville to Yorktown and Muncie with much of the ride taking place on the various trails of East Central Indiana. The ride is presented by Kirk's Bike Shop. Details can be found at www.moundsgreenway.org.

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MICHAEL CAVANAUGH The Music of Billy Joel

September 18 @ 7:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Michael Cavanaugh—star of Broadway hit musical Movin’ Out—joins the Muncie Symphony Orchestra for an evening of Billy Joel’s greatest hits, including “My Life,” “Just the Way You Are,” “Piano Man,” “You May Be Right,” and “A New York State of Mind.” Experience a voice and sound rivaling the “Piano Man” himself.

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“THE CATASTROPHIST” at Ball State University Cave Theatre

September 21 - September 30
Cave Studio Theatre at Ball State University, W. Riverside Ave. behind Emens
Muncie, IN 47303 United States
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September 21, 24, 26, 28, 30 at 7:30 pm September 25, October 2 at 2:30 pm How do you plan for a catastrophe? Virologist Nathan Wolfe, named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for his work tracking viral pandemic outbreaks, proposed pandemic insurance years before the novel coronavirus outbreak. No one bought it. Now, in a post-COVID world, we hear his story—presented as cinematic digital theatre. MTC Playwright in Residence Lauren Gunderson returns with a time-jumping…

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Roe at the BSU University Theatre

September 23 - September 29

September 23-25, 29- October 2 at 7:30 pm September 26 at 2:30 pm Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case that legalized abortion, is still fiercely debated over forty years later. In this incisive play, acclaimed writer Lisa Loomer cuts through the headlines and rhetoric to reveal the divergent personal journeys of lawyer Sarah Weddington and plaintiff Norma McCorvey ("Jane Roe") in the years following the fateful decision. In turns shocking, humorous, and poignant, ROE reflects the polarization in America…

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“THE BURDENS” at Ball State University Cave Theatre

September 23 - October 2
Cave Studio Theatre at Ball State University, W. Riverside Ave. behind Emens
Muncie, IN 47303 United States
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September 23, 25, 27, 29, October 1-2 at 7:30 pm September 26 at 2:30 pm Mordy is a struggling musician living in Los Angeles. His older sister Jane is a successful attorney and a mother of three in New Jersey. But when their widowed mother's life becomes emotionally and financially taxed by her terrible, centenarian father, these two adult siblings are drawn together into an elaborate plot to relieve their mother’s burden and their own. Told almost entirely via text…

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49th Annual FF Championship at AMA

September 25 - September 26
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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The 49th Annual FF Championship will take place September 25-26 at the International Aeromodeling Center/Academy of Model Aeronautics. Several events (numerous classes) will take place at the 1000+ acre complex. Safety protocols in place will allow competitors and AMA members, from all over the world, to continue to enjoy our hobby. Unofficial events to be flown 1/2A Nos Gas, B Nos Gas, C Nos Gas, Small Nos Rubber and Large Nos Rubber.

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Ball State Athletics – Football – HOME (Family Weekend)

September 25 @ 2:00 pm
Scheumann Stadium, 2800 W Bethel Ave
Muncie, IN 47304 United States
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Come see the Ball State Football team in action against University of Toledo. Support the Cardinals! Chirp! Chirp! Visit www.ballstatesports.com  

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2nd Annual Astronomy SLAM!

September 25 @ 6:30 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

The Charles W. Brown Planetarium presents the 2nd 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. During this event, students will use planetarium visuals to help them present in the most creative way they can while competing for the title of Astronomy Slam Champion!

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The Price is Right Live

September 26 @ 3:00 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their names called and "Come On Down" to win. Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car! Play classic games just like on television's longest running and most popular game show…from Plinko™ to Cliffhangers™ to The Big Wheel™ and even the fabulous Showcase. Playing to near sold-out audiences for more than 14 years, the Price Is Right Live™ has…

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October 2021

“Halloween: Celestial Origins” Planetarium Show

October 1 - October 30
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

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 explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening. Fri. Oct. 1 - 6:30pm Sat. Oct. 2 - 5pm and 6:30pm Fri. Oct. 15 - 6:30pm Sat. Oct. 16 - 5pm…

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Ironman Indiana (Muncie)

October 2
Prairie Creek Reservoir, 7801 S. CR 560 E.
Selma, IN United States
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An Ironman Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races organized by the World Triathlon Corporation, consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile run, raced in that order. It is widely considered one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world. This year the event will take place in Muncie, IN. More info to come...

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Ball State Athletics – Football – HOME

October 2
Scheumann Stadium, 2800 W Bethel Ave
Muncie, IN 47304 United States
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Come see the Ball State Football team in action against Army. Support the Cardinals! Chirp! Chirp! Visit www.ballstatesports.com TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED

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Yorktown Grand Prix

October 9 - October 10
Morrow’s Meadow Park, 1901 S. Tiger Dr.
Yorktown, IN 47396 United States
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This annual event is the 7th racing event of the Southern Indiana Racing Association schedule. About one hundred drivers will come to Yorktown to race in Morrows Meadows Park. With 11 different classes of competition, the weekend will be full of great go kart racing. Drivers are from all over the Midwest ranging in age from 5 years old to retirees. Follow the excitement at http://sirakarting.org/ and on their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/SIRA-Karting-471362296316041/?ref=page_internal

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FROM THE TOP

October 9 @ 7:30 pm
Emens Auditorium at Ball State University, 1800 W. Riverside Ave. Riverside & McKinley
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Join the MSO as two Young Artist Competition winners are taken “From the Top” to be interviewed and to impress the audience with their musical prowess. The Youth Orchestra of East Central Indiana will also join us on selections in the first half. The second half of the concert will feature Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony No. 5.”

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Family Adventure Day: Fall Festival

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
FREE

Free Community Event 2 hour sessions: 10 a.m. 1 p.m. 4 p.m. 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 space for learning, active family participation, and loads of fun! Spend a beautiful fall day at Minnetrista exploring with friends and family. To help us manage capacity for social distancing there will be three two-hour sessions and we ask that you please…

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“A HISTORY OF KNOWING AND LOVING AND REMEMBERING AND FORGETTING” at Korsgarrd Dance Studio BSU

October 15 - October 17
Korsgaad Dance Studio, Ball Gymnasium Room 213
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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October 15-16 at 7:30 pm October 17 at 2:30 pm A series of solos and duets that encompass the themes associated with the title. General Public/Faculty/Staff/Students/Seniors: $6 in advance, $8 at the door

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