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The Band of the Fighting Irish - 08/23/2013 - 08/02/2014

Whether marching during football game halftime or performing in concerts, the Band of the Fighting Irish embodies the spirit of the University of Notre Dame through its music. Through vintage photographs, instruments, uniforms and much more, the exhi

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

Through an Artist's Eyes - 06/03/2014 - 08/10/2014

Through An Artst's Eye invites the viewer into the intimate setting of the Jerome J. Crowley Community Gallery to view several recent acquisitions to the SBMA's Permanent Collection.

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

South Bend Civic Theater Summer Camps

South Bend Civic Theater Summer Camps - 06/16/2014 - 08/04/2014

Registration for SBCT's Summer Camps is going on now! You can register online or by phone Mon-Fri, 12-6pm at 234-1112.

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.

On the River - 08/01/2014 - 08/02/2014

August 1-2: On the River is a summer bash held every year to raise funds and awareness for the Center for the Homeless in downtown South Bend.

Twin Cities Jazz Orchestra

Twin Cities Jazz Orchestra - 08/02/2014

August 2: Led by IU South Bend music faculty member and bassist Darrel Tidaback, performs "big band"-style jazz

Third Coast Percussion

Third Coast Percussion - 08/02/2014

Free DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Presenting Series concert by Chicago's Third Coast Percussion. Meet the center's ensemble-in-residence outdoors immediately following, cash bar.

August Family Day @ the Snite Museum - 08/03/2014

Hey there families! Feelin' friendly? Spend your day making new friends as you get to know some of the many people who call the galleries of the Museum home. Free and open to all All activities are designed to be drop-in, so come when you can

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.

Whitewater Wednesday with Tab Benoit

Whitewater Wednesday with Tab Benoit - 08/06/2014

New Orleans Blues Legend and TelArc Recording Artist Tab Benoit will be performing in the first installment of The Whitewater Series on Century Center's Historic Island Park. Doors open at 5:30 PM, and the show starts at 8:30 PM. Don't miss Tab's f

A Wrinkle in Time

A Wrinkle in Time - 08/08/2014 - 08/17/2014

August 8-17: One of the great fantasy stories becomes a thrilling theatrical event for students.

Southold Dance Theater

Southold Dance Theater - 08/09/2014

August 9: Southold Dance Theater presents an evening of ballet and contemporary dance, featuring two guest artists and some of the company's top students

SBCT Presents Acclaimed One-Man Show

SBCT Presents Acclaimed One-Man Show "Churchill" August 9 - 08/09/2014

Acclaimed Chicago actor Ronald Keaton performs his one-man show "Churchill," based on the life and writings of one of the greatest leaders of the 20th Century

Wednesday Wine Walk

Wednesday Wine Walk - 08/13/2014

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

Moonlight & Merlot at the Mansion: Dueling Mansions: Copshaholm vs. Ruthmere

Moonlight & Merlot at the Mansion: Dueling Mansions: Copshaholm vs. Ruthmere - 08/14/2014

Both the J.D. Oliver family and the Beardsley family made their home in the Michiana community. Each lived in impressive mansions, the Olivers in South Bend, at a house they called Copshaholm and the Beardsleys in Elkhart, at Ruthmere. Hear Curator o

Auditions for Treasure Island:  A Musical Panto

Auditions for Treasure Island: A Musical Panto - 08/14/2014 - 08/15/2014

SBCT will hold auditions for the regional premiere of "Treasure Island: A Musical Panto," book by Kathryn Peterson, music and lyrics by Michael Ogbom.

Art Beat

Art Beat - 08/16/2014

August 15: Taking place in downtown South Bend, this annual event shines the spotlight on local artists of all kinds.

South Bend Jazz Festival - 08/16/2014

Head to the Jon Hunt Plaza for the annual South Bend Jazz Festival

South Bend and Elkhart Civic Theatres

South Bend and Elkhart Civic Theatres - 08/16/2014

August 16: South Bend Civic Theatre and Elkhart Civic Theatre team up to perform hits from past, present, and upcoming musicals

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

3-for-3 Triathlon

3-for-3 Triathlon - 08/17/2014

We are proud to announce the 3rd annual 3-for-3 Triathlon, hosted by the Michiana Family YMCA. Join us on Sunday, August 17th at the Michiana Family YMCA, located at 1201 Northside Blvd, South Bend, IN 46615. The adult race begins at 9am; the youth/t

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.

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.

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

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!

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.

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

St Joseph River Races - 09/27/2014

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

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.

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.

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!

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!