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Canan Commons Downtown Muncie

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500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
765-282-7897

June 2017

MAKE METAL NOT METH

June 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie has always had a hard rock scene since the early 90's and the incarnation of 'Doc's Music Hall'. Local metal bands Losing September and HELL CAME HOME have made headlines for their national tours and representing Muncie's hard rock scene winning battle of the bands. We are helping showcase that talent while inspiring the youth to pick up a guitar this summer!! This year's goal is to have our "Instrument Drive" put 10 working instruments in kid's hands! So…

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Foodie Friday

June 9, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until June 30, 2017

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors or get lunch to go from one of our DWNTWN eateries. Seating and shade will be available. We will also have shady spots on the lawn…

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Make Music Not Meth

June 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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#Makemusicnotmeth is a community healing concert geared at engaging the youth of Muncie to get involved in making music and pursuing their passions. The kids interactive drum camp and concert is free to the public. This is a completely volunteer created event and any and all donations go to help pay the artists and production company for their expertise and time.

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Foodie Friday

June 16, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until June 30, 2017

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors or get lunch to go from one of our DWNTWN eateries. Seating and shade will be available. We will also have shady spots on the lawn…

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Moonlight Movie – Sing

June 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for four fabulous movies and family pre-show jubilees! Themed family activities will be provided before the movies each month. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Family pre-show activities begin at 7:00pm, with the movie starting at dusk. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks.

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Free Outdoor Concert by America’s Hometown Band + Reminisce Band

June 22, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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AMERICA’S HOMETOWN BAND & REMINISCE BAND BRING OUT THE BEST IN SUMMER CELEBRATION MUSIC The 2017 outdoor concert season for America’s Hometown Band begins at Canan Commons on June 22, 2017, 7:30 pm when the AHB & the Reminisce Band get together once more to entertain Muncie folk with Pure Gold music faves. Tunes by chart-topping pop artists from the 50s to the 80s are set to liven up the night. The music and the dancing are all FREE. Lawn…

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Foodie Friday

June 23, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until June 30, 2017

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors or get lunch to go from one of our DWNTWN eateries. Seating and shade will be available. We will also have shady spots on the lawn…

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Muncie Children’s Museum Birthday Celebration!

June 24, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 12:30 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Hip Hip Hooray it’s MCM’s BDay!  Join MCM for its community celebration featuring Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band on Saturday, June 24th at 11:00 a.m. in Canan Commons.  Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band is an all-star group that lights up the stage with their many #1 Sirius XM Kids Place Live hits. Iconic brand Coca-Cola chose their song “Falling” as their national summer campaign anthem playing on television and movie theatres everywhere. Get ready for a…

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Foodie Friday

June 30, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until June 30, 2017

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors or get lunch to go from one of our DWNTWN eateries. Seating and shade will be available. We will also have shady spots on the lawn…

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Adult Recess

June 30, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Who says kids get to have all the fun? Take a break from your workday stress during Downtown's Foodie Friday and join United Way in some of your favorite childhood games! Giant Jenga, Giant Connect Four, hippity hops, lawn Twister, bubbles, coloring, Frisbee and hula-hooping with Studio Exhale!

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July 2017

Foodie Friday

July 7, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 28, 2017

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors or get lunch to go from one of our DWNTWN eateries. Seating and shade will be available. We will also have shady spots on the lawn…

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2017 Muncie Three Trails Music Series Featuring Bettye Lavette

July 8, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Celebrated soul-blues singer Bettye Lavette will kick things off on Sat., July 8th.  Ms. Lavette’s career spans from the early sixties to the present day. She is: ·      a 3-time Grammy nominee   ·      a W.C. Handy award  ·      winner of the Rhythm & Blues Foundation’s prestigious Pioneer award ·      recipient of numerous Blues Music awards, including Best Soul Blues Female Artist in 2016.    Muncie native Jennie Devoe will open the show.

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Foodie Friday

July 14, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 28, 2017

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors or get lunch to go from one of our DWNTWN eateries. Seating and shade will be available. We will also have shady spots on the lawn…

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Foodie Friday

July 21, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 28, 2017

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors or get lunch to go from one of our DWNTWN eateries. Seating and shade will be available. We will also have shady spots on the lawn…

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Foodie Friday

July 28, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 28, 2017

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors or get lunch to go from one of our DWNTWN eateries. Seating and shade will be available. We will also have shady spots on the lawn…

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August 2017

Muncie Three Trails Music Series Featuring The Earls of Leicester featuring Jerry Douglas

August 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Bluegrass “supergroup” The Earls of Leicester featuring Jerry Douglas will perform on Friday, August 4th.  Douglas put the Earls together in 2014 as a tribute to the sounds and stylings of Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs. Their eponymous debut won the Grammy for Bluegrass Album of The Year. They have also won statues from the International Bluegrass Music Association for:   ·      Entertainers of the Year (2015 and 2016) ·      Instrumental Group of the Year ·      Album of the Year ·      Dobro Player of the Year (Jerry Douglas) ·      Male Vocalist of…

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Moonlight Movies: Grease (sing along version)

August 5, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for four fabulous movies and family pre-show jubilees! Themed family activities will be provided before the movies each month. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Family pre-show activities begin at 7:00pm, with the movie starting at dusk. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks.

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Muncie Three Trails Music Series Featuring All-female Mariachi band Flor de Toloache

August 26, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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  Latin Grammy nominees Flor De Toloache, New York City’s first and only all-women Mariachi group, will perform in a FREE outdoor concert as part of the 2017 Muncie Three Trails Music Series. The concert will take place at 7:00 PM on Saturday, August 26th at Canan Commons (500 S. Walnut St.) in the heart of downtown Muncie, IN. Latin classical guitarist Michael Isla will open the show. Flor De Toloache, which translates as “deadly flower” and also refers to a main ingredient in traditional love potions,…

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September 2017

A celebration of Colors, Flavors and American Pie!

September 9, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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PIES FOR PEACE & THE CITY OF MUNCIE is proud to present a FREE Community UNIFYING event " A Celebration of Colors, Flavors & American Pie" on Saturday, September 9th from 11:30AM -3:30 PM at Canan Commons. Come and enjoy fun Children & Family activities, a Pie Bake Competition, a downtown Celebrity Pie -in- the -Face Fundraiser, watch Music & Dance Performances by local talents & browse through the booths of various local organizations and vendors! An unique event "BY the Community FOR the…

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Be My Neighbor Day

September 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Join WIPB-TV for the third annual BE MY NEIGHBOR DAY, a free family event that celebrates being a good neighbor in your community! Follow a map through a special neighborhood with arts organizations, community centers, service groups and neighborhood associations. Hop on the MITS Neighborhood Trolley and enjoy performances by musicians and more. And, of course, MEET DANIEL TIGER, star of "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood." New this year, you'll also meet KATERINA KITTYCAT!

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Muncie Three Trails Music Series Featuring Pokey Lafarge

September 23, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Rounder Records recording artist Pokey Lafarge and his band will close the series on Saturday, Sept. 23rd. In 2016, they attracted the biggest crowd in Muncie Three Trails history so we felt we needed to bring them back for an encore performance. Their eclectic mix of early jazz, hot swing, ragtime, country blues, folk, and Americana is featured on their new album Manic Revelations. Mr. Lafarge and his band: ·      record for Rounder Records, the premier American roots record label ·      are two-time winners of…

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October 2017

Fall Muncie YART

October 5, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Yart

~ YART - A Yard Sale for Art! ~ In Downtown Muncie, Indiana every Spring and Fall! - All artists manage their own displays and sales! - We keep a yard sale vibe with all art priced at $40 and below! - Meet the artists making LIVE art! - Children's Hands-On ArtSpace! - All kinds of art made by all kinds of artists! - Everyone is welcome! - YART is FREE to attend! - Artists: There is no vending fee…

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Dogtoberfest

October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Dogtoberfest

The Muncie Police Department is hosting its first ever fundraiser for the K-9 unit! Dogtoberfest is an afternoon of food, fun, and entertainment for dogs and their human companions. Located at Canan Commons, Dogtoberfest will feature dog activities and games, special dog treats, pup merchandise for purchase, and vendors specifically for dogs. Humans will have access to beer and drinks from local breweries and restaurants, food trucks and food tents, and live entertainment. Tickets are $25 for one owner and…

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December 2017

Muncie Makers Market at Light Up DWNTWN

December 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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The Muncie Makers Market is teaming up with the Muncie Downtown Development Partnership to bring our Holiday Gift Market to Light Up DWNTWN! All the fun begins at 5p on Thursday, December 7th at our newest local park, Canan Commons on South Walnut Street in Downtown Muncie! Come see Santa Claus and Charlie Cardinal go up on the big Muncie Fire Department firetruck ladder to light up Downtown Muncie in the Community Tree Lighting ceremony and SHOP LOCAL in our HEATED TENT. Unique…

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February 2018

Worst Day of the Year Ride

February 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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It's returned! The Worst Day of the Year Ride! Who knows what the weather will be like on February 10th, but whatever mother nature throws at us, we'll head out ion a two-wheeled ride around town, starting at Canan Commons, with a stop at the Cardinal Greenways Depot for some snacks and refreshments and then end back downtown at The Guardian Brewing Co. for those 21+ for an end of ride Pint!

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May 2018

YART Sale

May 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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All art under $40! A Yard sale for Art

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June 2018

Foodie Fridays

June 1, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FOODIE FRIDAYS 11:00AM - 1:00PM AT CANAN COMMONS EVERY FRIDAY JUNE 1-JULY 27 Music, Kid's activities and Food Vendors Tastes Good on a Bun and Maadi Grill Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors…

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Foodie Fridays

June 8, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FOODIE FRIDAYS 11:00AM - 1:00PM AT CANAN COMMONS EVERY FRIDAY JUNE 1-JULY 27 Music, Kid's activities and Food Vendors Tastes Good on a Bun and Maadi Grill Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors…

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Foodie Fridays

June 15, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FOODIE FRIDAYS 11:00AM - 1:00PM AT CANAN COMMONS EVERY FRIDAY JUNE 1-JULY 27 Music, Kid's activities and Food Vendors Tastes Good on a Bun and Maadi Grill Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors…

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MOONLIGHT MOVIES: LION KING

June 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for four fabulous movies and family pre-show jubilees! Themed family activities will be provided before the movies each month. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Family pre-show activities begin at 7:00 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks.

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RESCHEDULED JUNE 28 -Golden Oldies Night with America’s Hometown Band + Reminisce Band

June 21, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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RESCHEDULED FOR JUNE 28. Same time and place. America's Hometown Band and Reminisce Band team up again to present an evening of Golden Oldies, at Canan Commons, 500 S. Walnut St., DWNTWN Muncie. Concert starts at 6:30 pm & all are invited. Bring your lawn seating, and brush up on your dance moves ahead of time. This FREE concert & dance party is another gift to Muncie from America's Hometown Band.

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Foodie Fridays

June 22, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FOODIE FRIDAYS 11:00AM - 1:00PM AT CANAN COMMONS EVERY FRIDAY JUNE 1-JULY 27 Music, Kid's activities and Food Vendors Tastes Good on a Bun and Maadi Grill Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors…

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Golden Oldies Night w/America’s Hometown Band + Reminisce Band

June 28, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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America's Hometown Band and Reminisce Band team up again to present an evening of Golden Oldies, at Canan Commons, 500 S. Walnut St., DWNTWN Muncie. Concert starts at 6:30 pm & all are invited. Bring your lawn seating, and brush up on your dance moves ahead of time. This FREE concert & dance party is another gift to Muncie from America's Hometown Band.

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Foodie Fridays

June 29, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FOODIE FRIDAYS 11:00AM - 1:00PM AT CANAN COMMONS EVERY FRIDAY JUNE 1-JULY 27 Music, Kid's activities and Food Vendors Tastes Good on a Bun and Maadi Grill Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors…

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July 2018

Foodie Fridays

July 6, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FOODIE FRIDAYS 11:00AM - 1:00PM AT CANAN COMMONS EVERY FRIDAY JUNE 1-JULY 27 Music, Kid's activities and Food Vendors Tastes Good on a Bun and Maadi Grill Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors…

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Foodie Fridays

July 13, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FOODIE FRIDAYS 11:00AM - 1:00PM AT CANAN COMMONS EVERY FRIDAY JUNE 1-JULY 27 Music, Kid's activities and Food Vendors Tastes Good on a Bun and Maadi Grill Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors…

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Three Trails Music Series: Balsam Range

July 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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“They have that intangible thing, that mojo of musical symbiosis. Each person brings just the right combination of voice, timing, energy, and picking to fill every gap.” - Brian Paul Swenk, Bluegrass Today Balsam Range is: Buddy Melton (fiddle, lead and tenor vocals), Darren Nicholson (mandolin, octave mandolin, lead vocals, baritone and low tenor vocals), Dr. Marc Pruett (banjo), Tim Surrett (bass, dobro, baritone and lead vocals), and Caleb Smith (guitar, lead & baritone vocals). The five original members are all…

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Foodie Fridays

July 20, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FOODIE FRIDAYS 11:00AM - 1:00PM AT CANAN COMMONS EVERY FRIDAY JUNE 1-JULY 27 Music, Kid's activities and Food Vendors Tastes Good on a Bun and Maadi Grill Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors…

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MOONLIGHT MOVIES: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

July 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for four fabulous movies and family pre-show jubilees! Themed family activities will be provided before the movies each month. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Family pre-show activities begin at 7:00 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks.

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Foodie Fridays

July 27, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FOODIE FRIDAYS 11:00AM - 1:00PM AT CANAN COMMONS EVERY FRIDAY JUNE 1-JULY 27 Music, Kid's activities and Food Vendors Tastes Good on a Bun and Maadi Grill Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00am-1:00pm. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors…

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Three Trails Music Series: The Campbell Brothers

July 28, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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“The Campbell Brothers play music that until recently was heard only in gospel churches, with pedal steel guitar lines swooping skyward like a gospel shouter; two Campbell brothers trade off leads, carrying the songs to peak after peak.” - Jon Pareles, New York Times ​ “This man is the Jimi Hendrix and the Django Reinhardt of the steel guitar….” - Andy Griggs, Real Blues ​ The Campbell Brothers present a compelling, rich variety of material from the African-American Holiness-Pentecostal repertoire with a…

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August 2018

MOONLIGHT MOVIES: WONDER WOMAN

August 4, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for four fabulous movies and family pre-show jubilees! Themed family activities will be provided before the movies each month. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Family pre-show activities begin at 7:00 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks.

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September 2018

Three Trail Music Series: Secret Sisters

September 1, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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There are two ways of handling a dangerous, raging river: you can surrender and let it carry you away, or you can swim against the flow. For The Secret Sisters, there was a point after the release of their last record when they could have chosen to do neither – instead, sinking to the bottom as the weight of the world washed away their dreams. They went from touring with Bob Dylan to losing their label, purging their team, filing…

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WIPB’s Be My Neighbor Day

September 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Join WIPB-TV at the fourth annual Be My Neighbor Day on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at Canan Commons in downtown Muncie. The free family event, set for 1 to 4 p.m., will include fun activities with many of Muncie’s great neighbors and, of course, DANIEL TIGER! Based on the popular PBS KIDS animated program “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” and with a nod to the classic “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” the event focuses on the importance of being a good neighbor. Canan Commons…

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MOONLIGHT MOVIES: PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES

September 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for four fabulous movies and family pre-show jubilees! Themed family activities will be provided before the movies each month. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Family pre-show activities begin at 7:00 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks.

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Three Trail Music Series: All-female Mariachi band Flor de Toloache

September 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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“Mariachi is passed on from generation to generation. It’s very traditional and very macho…. For people who are used to seeing men play, we’re making a statement. We’re breaking that concept.” - Mireya Ramos and Shae Fiol, founding members of Flor de Toloache Latin Grammy winners Flor de Toloache, New York City’s first and only all­-women Mariachi group, was founded in 2008 and is lead by singers Mireya Ramos (founder) & Shae Fiol (original member). Reminiscent of the early days of Mariachi,…

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October 2018

The Fall 2018 Muncie YART

October 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Free

YART is a Yard Sale for Art! YART began in Muncie, Indiana with students at Ball State University and continues here and in several U.S. cities - a Muncie original! The Muncie YART is now held Downtown, at Canan Commons, twice a year, Spring and Fall, on the First Thursday of every May and October during ArtsWalk. This community art sale, with a goal of making art affordable and accessible to everyone, brings together Artists and Art patrons in a…

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ArtsWalk Pumpkin Trail

October 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Follow the Pumpkin Trail throughout the streets of downtown Muncie during ArtsWalk. The pumpkin trail will end @ Canan Commons with a community Pumpkin Glow and contest. Cash prizes will be awarded! Community Pumpkin Glow Prizes Winners will be announced from the stage at Canan Commons at 8pm 1st place- $250 2nd place- $100 3rd place- $50 prize Honorable Mention- DWNTWN gift bag How to Enter: Anyone can enter their *battery lit, carved pumpkin into the Community Pumpkin Glow contest…

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December 2018

Light Up DWNTWN Muncie

December 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Light Up DWNTWN, powered by Indiana Michigan Power, will be held on First Thursday, December 6, from 5 -8 p.m. throughout Downtown Muncie. Galleries, restaurants and retailers invite you to spend the evening with them as we kick off the holiday shopping season. The Community Tree Lighting ceremony will take place at Canan Commons (located in the 500 block of S. Walnut St.) at 6:00 p.m. Join us as Mayor Dennis Tyler, BSU President Geoffrey Mearns Charlie Cardinal and Santa…

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FIRST THURSDAY

December 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Join us on the first Thursday of each month from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. for a gallery walk around DWNTWN Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft in various DWNTWN shops. Enjoy their company and purchase their unique creations. 

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Holiday Illuminati Ride

December 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Light up your bike and join the holiday illuminated group bike ride! We’ll meet at Canan Commons and take a short tour around downtown ending at The Guardian Brewing Company! Hosted by Bike Muncie

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January 2019

FIRST THURSDAY

January 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Join us on the first Thursday of each month from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. for a gallery walk around DWNTWN Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft in various DWNTWN shops. Enjoy their company and purchase their unique creations. 

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April 2019

NFL Draft Day Tailgate Event

April 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie is one of the eight "Original Towns" outside of the 32 current NFL markets that will announce a draft pick via live telecast. Muncie's pick will be made during this Draft Day Tailgate event at Canan Commons on April 27th. The event will culminate in the Colts' 6th Round Pick, which will be made by Colts alumni player Bill Brooks, two Colts cheerleaders and a Verizon customer (winner of a Draft Day Prize Package). Round 6 of the draft…

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June 2019

Moonlight Movies – “Aquaman”

June 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FREE

Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for four fabulous movies and family pre-show jubilees! Themed family activities will be provided before the movies each month. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Family pre-show activities begin at 6:00 p.m., with the movie starting at 8:00 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks. PRESENTED BY…

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Foodie Fridays

June 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors or get lunch to go from one of our DWNTWN eateries. Seating and shade will be available. We will also have shady…

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Lunchtime Jazz Combo with America’s Hometown Band

June 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FREE

The Big Band/Jazz musicians of America's Hometown Band are dishing out a very special 'lunch combo' for Foodie Friday at high noon ... ... plus - vocalist Clay Arnett to add a little extra spice. Be there when the hot notes come out to play - it's lively, lovely, and loud - just like summertime should be !

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Foodie Fridays

June 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors or get lunch to go from one of our DWNTWN eateries. Seating and shade will be available. We will also have shady…

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Reminiscin’ – with America’s Hometown Band & The Reminisce Band

June 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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A Journey to Remember - Back to Those Golden Oldies Days America's Hometown Band & The Reminisce Band team up again for an evening of great golden music tunes. Bring the lawn seating, friends, and memories -- sing along, dance, or just soak it in and have a blast!

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Foodie Fridays

June 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors or get lunch to go from one of our DWNTWN eateries. Seating and shade will be available. We will also have shady…

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July 2019

First Thursday – Special Event (Due to the holiday)

July 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FREE

Join us on the first Thursday of each month from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. for a gallery walk around DWNTWN Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft in various DWNTWN shops. Enjoy their company and purchase their unique creations. If you have an event you would like to have added to the monthly gallery guide, please send your info to: Dr. Natalie Phillips at nephillips@bsu.edu. Since July's First Thursday falls on the Fourth of July,…

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Foodie Fridays

July 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors or get lunch to go from one of our DWNTWN eateries. Seating and shade will be available. We will also have shady…

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Moonlight Movies – “The Little Mermaid (1989)”

July 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for four fabulous movies and family pre-show jubilees! Themed family activities will be provided before the movies each month. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Family pre-show activities begin at 6:00 p.m., with the movie starting at 8:00 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks. PRESENTED BY…

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Foodie Fridays

July 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors or get lunch to go from one of our DWNTWN eateries. Seating and shade will be available. We will also have shady…

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Muncie Three Trails Music Series

July 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Michael Cleveland performs at the first concert in the Muncie Three Trails Music Series. The concerts are free and held at Canan Commons. Michael Cleveland is one of the most decorated fiddle players in bluegrass history, with 11 IBMA “Fiddle Player of the Year” awards, including winning the most recent award in 2018.  Michael was also inducted into the National Fiddle Player Hall of Fame in 2018, as well as receiving a Grammy nomination for Best Bluegrass Album, “Fiddler’s Dream”.…

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Foodie Fridays

July 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Downtown Development Partnership and the Muncie Parks Department will host Foodie Fridays, at Canan Commons on Fridays from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Attendees are invited to spend their lunch time relaxing in the park with friends and family, enjoying the new park and weekly entertainment. Bring your own lunch, purchase a lunch from our on-site vendors or get lunch to go from one of our DWNTWN eateries. Seating and shade will be available. We will also have shady…

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August 2019

Muncie Three Trails Music Series

August 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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New West recording artist JD McPherson will bring his highly resonant voice and vintage-inspired 40s and 50s sounds to the Canan Commons stage as a part of the second performance of the Three Trails Music Series. McPherson has cut a distinctive path on the roots and Americana scenes, breaking through with his propulsive 2010 single ‘North Side Gal’ off his debut “Signs and Signifiers” on Rounder Records.

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Moonlight Movies – “Jurassic World”

August 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for four fabulous movies and family pre-show jubilees! Themed family activities will be provided before the movies each month. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Family pre-show activities begin at 6:00 p.m., with the movie starting at 8:00 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks. PRESENTED BY…

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Muncie Three Trails Music Series

August 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Renowned blues artist Tommy Castro and the Painkillers will grace the free Three Trails Series with a performance at Canan Commons.  With six Blues Music Awards to his name, including the coveted B.B. King Entertainer of the Year award, Castro has released 15 albums over the course of his career, ranging from horn-fueled soul and R&B to piping hot blues and fiery rock ‘n’ roll. Opening the show will be Muncie native Chad Nordhoff and his band New Roundabout. This concert is sponsored by…

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September 2019

Moonlight Movies – “Dumbo (2019)”

September 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for four fabulous movies and family pre-show jubilees! Themed family activities will be provided before the movies each month. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Family pre-show activities begin at 6:00 p.m., with the movie starting at 8:00 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks. PRESENTED BY…

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Muncie Three Trails Music Series

September 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Concluding the free Muncie Three Trails Concert series at Canan Commons will be modern Cajun band Lost Bayou Ramblers. With their Jack White produced performance in the 2017 documentary series, “American Epic,” the Lost Bayou Ramblers’ reputation as one of the world’s finest traditional Cajun outfits, if one of the least orthodox, has become more widely known. The Ball State University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Mark Buselli, will open the show. This concerts is sponsored by Ball State University. www.munciethreetrails.com.

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October 2019

Artswalk – Pumpkin Trail & Glow

October 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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A special edition of First Thursday, ArtsWalk Pumpkin Trail & Glow features autumnal festivities and celebrates the arts culture in Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft, support vendors at YART, and explore the DWNTWN community. Also, bring your family and join area artists downtown during ArtsWalk at the corner of Charles and Walnut Streets for this free musical event presented by the Muncie Symphony Orchestra.

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December 2019

LIGHT UP DWNTWN -Kickoff Event

December 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Light Up DWNTWN kickoff event, powered by Indiana Michigan Power, will be held on December 5 from 5 - 8 p.m. throughout Downtown Muncie. Galleries, restaurants and retailers invite you to spend the evening with them as we kick off the holiday shopping season. The Community Tree Lighting ceremony led by Mayor Dennis Tyler, Ball State President Geoffrey Mearns, Charlie Cardinal, Santa Claus, and the Code Red Dancers will take place at Canan Commons (located in the 500 block of S. Walnut…

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August 2020

Moonlight Movies: Toy Story 4

August 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for two fabulous movies this summer! There will be no pre-show activities this season. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Movies begin at 7 pm. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks. We encourage social distancing during activities at Canan Commons and masks are encouraged as well. Moonlight…

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September 2020

Moonlight Movies: Frozen 2

September 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for two fabulous movies this summer! There will be no pre-show activities this season. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Movies begin at 7 pm. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks. We encourage social distancing during activities at Canan Commons and masks are encouraged as well. Moonlight…

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MUNCIE’S GOT TALENT

September 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Civic Theatre presents MUNCIE’S GOT TALENT at Canan Commons Friday, September 25 @ 7:30 pm.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students. General Admission. Bring your own lawn chair, blanket and picnic and enjoy an open air, socially distanced performance.Visit www.munciecivic.org for tickets.

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WINNIE THE POOH KIDS

September 26, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Civic Youth Education Preludes Program presents WINNIE THE POOH KIDS at Canan Commons Saturday, September 26 @ 12:30 pm.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students. General Admission. Bring your own lawn chair, blanket and picnic and enjoy these kids bring A.A. Milne’s classic to life. Youth Season Sponsor: Prime Trust Federal Credit Union Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez Music Adapted and Arranged and Additional Music by Will Van Dyke Book…

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MOANA JR

September 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Civic Youth Education Act 1 Program presents MOANA JR at Canan Commons Saturday, September 26 @ 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, and 6:00 pm.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students. General Admission. Bring your own lawn chair, blanket and picnic and enjoy these kids bringing the Disney movie to life. Youth Season Sponsor: Prime Trust Federal Credit Union Music and Lyrics by Opetaia Foa’i, Mark Mancina, Lin-Manuel Miranda Jr. Script Adaptation by Susan Soon He Stanton Jr. Score Adaptation and…

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October 2020

Artswalk – DWNTWN Muncie

October 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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A special edition of First Thursday, ArtsWalk will feature autumnal festivities and a celebration of arts, culture and KINDNESS in Muncie. Mask Up as you watch and learn from local artists as they create amazing chalk art. Enter the pumpkin carving contest and explore the DWNTWN community while searching for kindness rocks! NEW THIS YEAR: CHALK IT UP TO KINDNESS SPONSORED BY THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF MUNCIE & DELAWARE COUNTY, INC. Working with Muncie Arts & Culture Council, DWNTWN will…

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Pumpkin Trail & Glow and Trick-or-Treat

October 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Follow the Pumpkin Trail throughout the streets of downtown Muncie during ArtsWalk. Vote for your favorite pumpkin carving in three different age groups. $100 cash prize will be awarded and judged by People’s Choice in the following categories: Ages 8-13   |   14-17   |   18 and up $100 cash prize will be awarded for the “Best Overall” design in each age group. Winners will be announced on Facebook by noon October 2. Rules All pumpkins must be…

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November 2020

First Thursdays – DWNTWN Muncie

November 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2021

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Join us on the first Thursday of each month from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. for a gallery walk around DWNTWN Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft in various DWNTWN shops. Enjoy their company and purchase their unique creations. If you have an event you would like to have added to the monthly gallery guide, please send your info to: Dr. Natalie Phillips at nephillips@bsu.edu.

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December 2020

First Thursdays – DWNTWN Muncie

December 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2021

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Join us on the first Thursday of each month from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. for a gallery walk around DWNTWN Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft in various DWNTWN shops. Enjoy their company and purchase their unique creations. If you have an event you would like to have added to the monthly gallery guide, please send your info to: Dr. Natalie Phillips at nephillips@bsu.edu.

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Light Up DWNTWN Muncie

December 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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THURSDAY, DEC. 3, 2020 | 6 PM MUSIC & LIGHT SHOWS AT 6, 7, 8, AND 9 PM EVERY THURSDAY–SUNDAY IN DECEMBER Spread the Christmas cheer with galleries, restaurants, retailers, and neighbors throughout DWNTWN during December’s First Thursday. Physical distancing & face masks required. VIRTUAL TREE LIGHTING AT 6PM ON FACEBOOK LIVE HOLIDAY SHOPPING & FIRST THURSDAY GALLERY EVENTS THROUGHOUT DWNTWN FEATURING: AMAZING ELF ADVENTURE! Some of Santa’s elves have arrived in Muncie! Throughout the month of December, 80 elves…

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January 2021

First Thursdays – DWNTWN Muncie

January 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2021

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Join us on the first Thursday of each month from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. for a gallery walk around DWNTWN Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft in various DWNTWN shops. Enjoy their company and purchase their unique creations. If you have an event you would like to have added to the monthly gallery guide, please send your info to: Dr. Natalie Phillips at nephillips@bsu.edu.

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February 2021

First Thursdays – DWNTWN Muncie

February 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2021

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Join us on the first Thursday of each month from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. for a gallery walk around DWNTWN Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft in various DWNTWN shops. Enjoy their company and purchase their unique creations. If you have an event you would like to have added to the monthly gallery guide, please send your info to: Dr. Natalie Phillips at nephillips@bsu.edu.

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March 2021

First Thursdays – DWNTWN Muncie

March 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2021

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Join us on the first Thursday of each month from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. for a gallery walk around DWNTWN Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft in various DWNTWN shops. Enjoy their company and purchase their unique creations. If you have an event you would like to have added to the monthly gallery guide, please send your info to: Dr. Natalie Phillips at nephillips@bsu.edu.

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April 2021

First Thursdays – DWNTWN Muncie

April 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2021

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Join us on the first Thursday of each month from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. for a gallery walk around DWNTWN Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft in various DWNTWN shops. Enjoy their company and purchase their unique creations. If you have an event you would like to have added to the monthly gallery guide, please send your info to: Dr. Natalie Phillips at nephillips@bsu.edu.

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May 2021

First Thursdays – DWNTWN Muncie

May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2021

Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Join us on the first Thursday of each month from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. for a gallery walk around DWNTWN Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft in various DWNTWN shops. Enjoy their company and purchase their unique creations. If you have an event you would like to have added to the monthly gallery guide, please send your info to: Dr. Natalie Phillips at nephillips@bsu.edu.

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Muncie Mystery

May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Do you have the brains, heart and courage to solve the Muncie Mystery? A crime –(pretend crime, of course)–has been committed and we need YOUR help finding the culprit and the “weapon” used. Join fellow citizen CSI: Emerald City investigators for the second Muncie Mystery during First Thursday on May 6 in DWNTWN Muncie. According to reports, a break-in has occurred at the Wizard of Oz’s secret Muncie laboratory in the “Emerald City” neighborhood. The suspect, despite several warnings to…

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Celebration at Canan Commons Presented by City of Muncie and Northwest Bank

May 15 @ 3:30 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FREE

On behalf of the thousands of folks impacted by your commitment to our community—thank you for your incredible generosity! You are what made 2020 an unprecedented year. Now we want to celebrate YOU! We will be Celebrating with a live concert at Canan Commons Park on May 15th. Artists include Destiny Donati, Bashville Boys, and Cool Beanz Band. The Guardian Brewing Co. will be on-site as well as Speedy Dogs food truck and Three Bears Concessions will have lemon shake-ups…

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High School Musical presented by Muncie Civic Theatre

May 28 - May 30
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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MARK YOUR CALENDARS! HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL WILL TAKE THE STAGE AT CANAN COMMONS MAY 28-30. Tickets will go on sale at the beginning of May. Show made possible by PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union. More Info to Come....

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June 2021

Moonlight Movies – Downtown Muncie – “The Princess Bride”

June 5
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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PRESENTED BY WEALTH STRATEGIES Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for two fabulous movies this summer! There will be no pre-show activities this season. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Movies begin at 7 pm. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks. We encourage social distancing during activities at Canan Commons and masks are…

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The Wizard of Oz – the Muncie Civic Theatre

June 17 - June 20
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Muncie Civic Theatre presents THE WIZARD OF OZ at Canan Commons June 17-20 at 7pm Grab a lawn chair or blanket and a picnic and travel with Dorothy to the land of Oz where the audience will become part of the world with many interactive elements. Show made possible through support by: Boyce Systems, Lifetime Skin Care, Bullock Heating and Cooling, Absolute Title Company, Behavior Associates of Indiana, Primetrust Federal Credit Union, Scott E. Trout DDS, Lowery's Candies  

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Circus Ballet Symphony, Finding Balance

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Circus Ballet Symphony, Finding Balance , Come one and all, families, children and the young at heart for fun ideas to make healthy balanced choices. Muncie Ballet dancers and other local artists will perform Saturday, June 26th, 1-4:00 pm at Canon Commons, Downtown Muncie.

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Harmony Players Summer Fest

June 27 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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The Harmony Players are doing another festival! But this time it's in Muncie at Canan Commons! We'll have craft vendors, food trucks, and another Harmony Players show, and live music from East on Division. Admission is free for this festival so make sure you get this date on your calendars!

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July 2021

America the Beautiful’ USA Celebration Concert

July 4 @ 7:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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America’s Hometown Band hosts a one-hour USA Celebration Concert in downtown Muncie for a July 4th prelude to city fireworks. Lawn seating It’s Free, open to all, and great family entertainment — keeping tradition with the best of Independence Day tunes that American children need to hear & learn about

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Muncie Three Trails Music Series – Lost Bayou Ramblers

July 10 @ 7:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FREE

The primary mission of the Muncie Three Trails Music Series is to bring critically acclaimed, national recording artists to perform at Canan Commons, Muncie’s newest outdoor performance venue, located in the heart of Downtown. All concerts are free to the public The Muncie Downtown Development Partnership is the lead/sponsoring organization for the Muncie Three Trails Music Series and is in charge of all concert logistics and provision of in-kind services. The Muncie Arts & Culture Council is in charge of…

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Muncie Three Trails Music Series – Sensational Barnes Brothers

July 24
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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The primary mission of the Muncie Three Trails Music Series is to bring critically acclaimed, national recording artists to perform at Canan Commons, Muncie’s newest outdoor performance venue, located in the heart of Downtown. All concerts are free to the public The Muncie Downtown Development Partnership is the lead/sponsoring organization for the Muncie Three Trails Music Series and is in charge of all concert logistics and provision of in-kind services. The Muncie Arts & Culture Council is in charge of…

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Moonlight Movies – Downtown Muncie – ET the Extra-Terrestrial

July 31 @ 7:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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PRESENTED BY WEALTH STRATEGIES Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for two fabulous movies this summer! There will be no pre-show activities this season. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Movies begin at 7 pm. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks. We encourage social distancing during activities at Canan Commons and masks are…

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August 2021

Muncie Three Trails Music Series – Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper

August 7 @ 7:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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The primary mission of the Muncie Three Trails Music Series is to bring critically acclaimed, national recording artists to perform at Canan Commons, Muncie’s newest outdoor performance venue, located in the heart of Downtown. All concerts are free to the public The Muncie Downtown Development Partnership is the lead/sponsoring organization for the Muncie Three Trails Music Series and is in charge of all concert logistics and provision of in-kind services. The Muncie Arts & Culture Council is in charge of…

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September 2021

Muncie Three Trails Music Series – Asleep at the Wheel

September 11 @ 7:00 pm
Canan Commons Downtown Muncie, 500 S. Walnut St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FREE

The primary mission of the Muncie Three Trails Music Series is to bring critically acclaimed, national recording artists to perform at Canan Commons, Muncie’s newest outdoor performance venue, located in the heart of Downtown. All concerts are free to the public The Muncie Downtown Development Partnership is the lead/sponsoring organization for the Muncie Three Trails Music Series and is in charge of all concert logistics and provision of in-kind services. The Muncie Arts & Culture Council is in charge of…

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