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World War I: The War to End All Wars

World War I: The War to End All Wars - 02/15/2014 - 12/31/2014

It was 100 years ago in 1914 that World War I began with the murder of Archduke Ferdinand. Nation after nation lined up to fight on either the side of the Entente, led by France, or the Central Powers, led by Imperial Germany. These alliances had bee

Answering the Call: The Olivers and World War I

Answering the Call: The Olivers and World War I - 03/24/2014 - 12/31/2014

The impact of World War I on the city of South Bend is explored through the eyes of local industrialist J. D. Oliver. As the President of the Oliver Chilled Plow Works, J. D. saw the war influence not only his business but also his family, friends, a

South Bend: Then And Now - 05/22/2014 - 09/05/2014

Take a walk through South Bend's streets of yesteryear, through never before exhibited images from the Studebaker National Museum Archives.

2014 Mishawaka Summer Concert Series - 06/02/2014 - 08/25/2014

Mishawaka Parks is excited to announce the schedule for the 2014 Summer Concert Series. These family-friendly concerts are held primarily the Battell Park Bandshell and at Beutter Park along with some August programs also available on the Clubhouse D

FREE Live Music Everyday!

FREE Live Music Everyday! - 06/02/2014 - 08/29/2014

Enjoy FREE live music in downtown South Bend every weekday this summer!

Polished in Public, Fierce on the Field: The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

Polished in Public, Fierce on the Field: The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League - 06/03/2014 - 05/31/2015

The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was an all-female professional baseball league that was begun by Philip Wrigley in 1943 and stayed active until 1954. The women chosen to play in the new league were serious athletes on the field wh

Fridays by the Fountain

Fridays by the Fountain - 06/06/2014 - 08/29/2014

Enjoy live music at the Jon R. Hunt Plaza in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center every Friday!

David R. Harper: Plateau

David R. Harper: Plateau - 06/07/2014 - 08/31/2014

David R. Harper examines the will to memorialize -- to overlay new or personal meaning onto objects or images. Harper accomplishes this through sculptural strategies that combine altered taxidermy with 17th Century inspired ceramics and embroidery. H

ND Alumni: Sculptors and Professors

ND Alumni: Sculptors and Professors - 06/28/2014 - 09/28/2014

ND Alumni: Sculptors and Professors features the work of 21 sculptors-- all alumni of the University of Notre Dame--who are both practicing professional artists and faculty members of institutions of higher education.

Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival: The Merry Wives of Windsor - 07/20/2014 - 08/25/2014

July 20 - August 25: Free outdoor performances of "The Merry Wives of Windsor" throughout the area.

ND Alumni: Sculptors and Professors

ND Alumni: Sculptors and Professors - 08/03/2014 - 11/30/2014

This exhibition of the recent work of twenty-one graduates of the University's art studio program is so large that it will be installed at two venues: the Snite Museum of Art and the South Bend Museum of Art.

Roaring Twenties Exuberance and Depression Era Extravagance Selections from the Jack B. Smith Jr. Automobile Collection

Roaring Twenties Exuberance and Depression Era Extravagance Selections from the Jack B. Smith Jr. Automobile Collection - 08/17/2014 - 11/30/2014

Experience the exuberance of the Roaring Twenties as well as Depression era extravagance by viewing four classic automobiles on view throughout the 2014 Notre Dame football season. Manufactured within the American heartland--Detroit, South Bend, an

Sumption Prairie Cemetery Tour - 08/21/2014

This twilight tour of Sumption Prairie Cemetery features historic grave sites and grave markers, and is led by Travis Childs, Director of School Programs. Meet at the cemetery's entrance at the northeast corner of Kern Road and Sumption Trail. $2.

DTSB Outdoor Film Series: Jurassic Park

DTSB Outdoor Film Series: Jurassic Park - 08/23/2014

August 23: Downtown South Bend, Inc. has partnered with the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center to provide three screenings of classic films this summer at the Gridiron, in front of the Former College Football Hall of Fame.

Table Tennis Workshop for Disabled Veterans - 08/23/2014 - 08/24/2014

The South Bend Table Tennis Center will be hosting a free table tennis camp for disabled Veterans, organized by USA Table Tennis.

Michiana Renaissance Festival - 08/23/2014 - 08/24/2014

August 23-24: Come one! Come all to the 4th Annual Michiana Renaissance Festival, located on Kamm Island Park in downtown Mishawaka.

From Astrophysics to Zebrafish: 150 Years of Science at Notre Dame - 08/23/2014 - 08/02/2015

In 1865, just 23 years after the University of Notre Dame was founded, the school established science as a course of study. Over the last 150 years, the field has grown into a major educational and research enterprise at the school. Today, Notre Dame

South Bend Symphony Orchestra

South Bend Symphony Orchestra - 08/23/2014

August 23: The South Bend Symphony Orchestra will perform, led by Maestro Tsung Yeh, with a special "community play-along" of the 1812 Overture as its final number.

Nick Lynch

Nick Lynch - 08/23/2014

Enjoy a night out at The Homestead 1835, featuring Country/Rock artist Nick Lynch performing under the stars.

Rock-Paper . . .: Lithographs from the Permanent Collection, Part I

Rock-Paper . . .: Lithographs from the Permanent Collection, Part I - 08/24/2014 - 11/16/2014

Conceived as a continuation of earlier examinations of prints and print-making geared toward the university community and the local audience, this focus exhibition of about ten works introduces visitors to lithography, a printmaking medium invented i

Auditions for South Bend Civic Theatre's Haunted House - 08/27/2014 - 08/28/2014

South Bend Civic Theatre Seeks Dozens of Performers and Volunteers for Haunted House! Do you like to be scary, ghoulish, or frightening? Then get in on the fun of South Bend Civic Theatre's first ever Haunted House! South Bend Civic Theatre is

Notre Dame Football vs, Rice

Notre Dame Football vs, Rice - 08/30/2014

Cheer on the Fighting Irish(TM) as they take on Rice in the season opener!

Celtic Festival - 08/31/2014

August 31: Celebrate all things Celtic at this annual summer festival!

DTSB First Fridays: Arts Alive!

DTSB First Fridays: Arts Alive! - 09/05/2014

September 5: Experience the arts in downtown South Bend!

Zoo Brew

Zoo Brew - 09/06/2014

September 6: Local and regional breweries and vendors will be setting up shop to showcase their selections of beers and foods.

Notre Dame Football vs, Michigan

Notre Dame Football vs, Michigan - 09/06/2014

Cheer on the Fighting Irish(TM) as they take on Michigan in their last game together!

Wednesday Wine Walk

Wednesday Wine Walk - 09/10/2014

Enjoy a night of special food and wine pairings in downtown South Bend!

Fall Public Opening Reception - 09/14/2014

Join us for a public reception celebrating the fall 2014 exhibitions.

Reza Aslan, Author and Scholar of Religions, to Offer 2014 Christian Culture Lecture

Reza Aslan, Author and Scholar of Religions, to Offer 2014 Christian Culture Lecture - 09/16/2014

Saint Mary's College and the Department of Humanistic Studies proudly announce that Reza Aslan is the 2014 Christian Culture Lecture speaker. The New York Times bestselling author, internationally acclaimed scholar of religions, and professor of Cr

Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey

Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey - 09/18/2014

Saint Mary's College will welcome award-winning actress, singer, and dancer Jasmine Guy and the critically-acclaimed Avery Sharp Trio to campus on Thursday, September 18 for their performance of "Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey." T

University of Notre Dame 2014 Sculpture Symposium

University of Notre Dame 2014 Sculpture Symposium - 09/19/2014 - 09/20/2014

University of Notre Dame 2014 Sculpture Symposium In connection with the fall exhibition "ND Alumni: Sculptors and Professors" Featuring talks by noted art historian and author Judith Collins, and internationally renowned sculptor Tony Cragg

Smooth Jazz with Bryan Lubeck

Smooth Jazz with Bryan Lubeck - 09/19/2014

Enjoy a night of Spanish guitar and urban rhythms at the unique setting of this beautifully restored historic wood barn at The Homestead 1835, featuring Smooth Jazz with Bryan Lubeck and a live six-piece ensemble.

South Bend Symphony Orchestra Masterworks I: Tchaikovsky's 4th

South Bend Symphony Orchestra Masterworks I: Tchaikovsky's 4th - 09/20/2014

Sept 20: The South Bend Symphony Orchestra season opens with the colorful fanfare of one of Tchaikovsky's best-loved works

St Joseph River Races - 09/27/2014

September 27: This canoe and kayak event has been held for over ten years!

Annual Dinner - 10/02/2014

6:00 p.m. - Cocktail Reception 7:30 p.m. - Dinner Join the Center for History in honoring Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. The elegant evening will take place under a tent in the Historic Oliver Gardens of Copshaholm. Tickets are $275 per pers

Notre Dame Football vs, Stanford

Notre Dame Football vs, Stanford - 10/04/2014

Cheer on the Fighting Irish(TM) as they take on Stanford!

Wednesday Wine Walk - Beer Walk

Wednesday Wine Walk - Beer Walk - 10/08/2014

Enjoy a night of special food and beer pairings in downtown South Bend!

Notre Dame Football vs, North Carolina

Notre Dame Football vs, North Carolina - 10/11/2014

Cheer on the Fighting Irish(TM) as they take on North Carolina!

Brian Regan

Brian Regan - 10/16/2014

October 16: Critics and peers agree: BRIAN REGAN has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country.

Chicago

Chicago - 10/17/2014 - 10/18/2014

October 17-18: CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen.

South Bend Symphony Orchestra KeyBank Pops I: The Music of Queen

South Bend Symphony Orchestra KeyBank Pops I: The Music of Queen - 10/25/2014

October 25: In a decade of supergoups--and four decades beyond--Queen still reigns supreme.

Alton Brown Live!

Alton Brown Live! - 11/03/2014

November 3: Check out this live cooking show from one of TV's most well known chefs.

Trivia Night

Trivia Night - 11/07/2014

Team up for Chiara Home and join us for Trivia Night.

Notre Dame Football vs, Northwestern

Notre Dame Football vs, Northwestern - 11/15/2014

Cheer on the Fighting Irish(TM) as they take on Northwestern!

Notre Dame Football vs, Louisville

Notre Dame Football vs, Louisville - 11/22/2014

Cheer on the Fighting Irish(TM) as they take on Louisville!

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas - 12/04/2014

December 4: This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the Christmas Tour and release of "MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS," an album that revolutionized the Holiday Season music category.

DTSB Downtown for the Holidays

DTSB Downtown for the Holidays - 12/05/2014

December 5: Visit the all-new Pop-up Shops, have a chat with Santa, or enjoy the lighting of the giant Christmas tree at this annual holiday event.

Camelot

Camelot - 12/05/2014 - 12/06/2014

December 5-6: Recount the time-honored legend of King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table in an enchanting fable of chivalry, majesty, and brotherhood in this four-time Tony(R) Award-winning show.

Mythbusters: Behind the Myths Tour

Mythbusters: Behind the Myths Tour - 12/07/2014

December 7: For the first time ever, fans will join Jamie and Adam on stage and assist in their mind-twisting and not always orthodox approach to science.

Jim Brickman: On a Winter's Night

Jim Brickman: On a Winter's Night - 12/29/2014

JIM BRICKMAN will bring together the sounds of the season with "IOn A Winter's Night." Hailed by the Boston Herald as a "Crowd-pleaser," Jim celebrates this in a one-of-a-kind concert event filled with lush instrumentals and soaring vocals.

The State Ballet Theatre of Russia: Swan Lake

The State Ballet Theatre of Russia: Swan Lake - 01/22/2015

The State Ballet Theatre of Russia presents 50 of Russia's brightest ballet stars to bring this romantic tale of true love to glorious life!

Sister Act

Sister Act - 01/23/2015 - 01/24/2015

January 23-24: SISTER ACT tells the hilarious story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look--a convent!

It's A Polish Wedding

It's A Polish Wedding - 02/07/2015

A South Bend-style Polish Wedding, without the wedding

Disney Junior Live on Tour! Pirates and Princess Adventure

Disney Junior Live on Tour! Pirates and Princess Adventure - 02/27/2015

Feb 27: In this original storyline, Mickey and Minnie lead the audience on an exciting adventure that will have families rooting for their favorite pirate, Jake, and Disney's first little girl princess, Sofia

Memphis: The Musical

Memphis: The Musical - 03/20/2015 - 03/25/2015

March 20-21: Set in 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, MEMPHIS is the Tony(R) Award-winning Best Musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love.

Disney's Beauty and the Beast - 04/29/2015 - 04/30/2015

Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to South Bend!