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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

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

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

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

Moreau Galleries Fall Art Exhibits

Moreau Galleries Fall Art Exhibits - 09/03/2014 - 10/31/2014

The public is invited to visit the Moreau Art Galleries, which are open 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. The fall exhibition will open on Wednesday, September 3 and close on Friday, October 31.

Leininger Farms Pumpkin Patch - 09/19/2014 - 10/31/2014

Visit the Pumpkin Patch to see the Cinderella pumpkins as well as One Too Many, Fairytale, Red Warty Thing, and the White Lumina to only mention a few. We have the most varieties in Michiana.

"House of Frightenstein" Haunted House - 10/03/2014 - 11/01/2014

Prepare for chills and thrills as South Bend Civic Theatre presents an immersive theatrical Haunted House experience! SBCT is converting a historic home at 211 W Madison into the dwellings of Victor Frankenstein that will thrill and scare those brave

Northern Indiana Artists members' exhibit at Colfax Cultural Center - 10/09/2014 - 10/31/2014

65 works in oils, pastel, watercolor, acrylic, ceramic, fabrics, drawing, mixed media and print making by members of Northern Indiana Artists. At Colfax Cultural Center, South Bend

Frankenstein

Frankenstein - 10/17/2014 - 11/02/2014

South Bend Civic Theatre is proud to present an original adaptation of the novel by Mary Shelley

Zoo Boo

Zoo Boo - 10/24/2014 - 10/26/2014

Join us for South Bend's favorite Halloween tradition - Zoo Boo!

Haunted Harvest at Hannah & Friends

Haunted Harvest at Hannah & Friends - 10/25/2014

Haunted Harvest is a fun Halloween party and fundraiser that benefits the special needs community who enjoy the property and programs at Hannah & Friends Neighborhood. Live band, delicious food and spooky decor! All proceeds will support programs and

Kids Expo - 10/25/2014

Join the FAMILY Magazines of Michiana for their 8th annual Kids Expo, held this year on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Century Center in South Bend.

Mishawaka Oktoberfest

Mishawaka Oktoberfest - 10/25/2014

Mishawaka Oktoberfest at Beutter Park. Live music, (+21) beverage garden, kid's zone, arts and crafts vendors. Also featuring the Michiana Chili Cook-Off ($).

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.

Theresa Caputo Live - The Experience

Theresa Caputo Live - The Experience - 10/28/2014

October 28: THERESA CAPUTO, psychic medium and star of the hit TLC show, "Long Island Medium," will be appearing live where she will share her incredible ability to communicate with the dead.

Defamation: An Interactive Play

Defamation: An Interactive Play - 10/28/2014

Defamation is a riveting courtroom drama that explores the highly charged issues of race, religion, gender, class and the law with a twist: the audience is the jury.

Halloween Chemistry Magic Show

Halloween Chemistry Magic Show - 10/29/2014

It's no trick. Science is a treat! Students in the chemistry club at Saint Mary's are prepared to prove this hypothesis at the second annual Halloween Chemistry Magic Show. Grade and middle school-aged kids and their parents/guardians are encoura

Gallery Talk

Gallery Talk "Dressing Up for Motoring: Fashion and Automobiles in the Early 20th Century" - 10/29/2014

Join Professor Linda Przbyszewski of the Department of History for an exploration of how an emerging culture of automobiles influenced contemporary fashion. This gallery talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Roaring Twenties Exuberanc

What is the K in K-Pop? - 10/30/2014

The Saint Mary's College Department of Global Studies is proud to host a lecture by John Lie, the C.K. Cho Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkley. On Thursday, October 30, at 5 p.m. in Carroll Auditorium, Madeleva Hall, Lie

Fall Family Night @ the Snite

Fall Family Night @ the Snite - 10/30/2014

Ghosts and goblins are welcome at the Museum on the eve of Halloween. Join us for a frighteningly fun family evening filled with more treats than tricks. There will be art making, trick-or-treating in the galleries, and refreshments for all. Costu

Trunk of Treat - 10/30/2014

October 30 - Indoor trick or treating at the Studebaker National Museum

Kansas and Head East - 10/31/2014

KANSAS has spent more than four decades as a part of the soundtrack of the lives of multiple generations of music lovers.

Pink Party Zumbathon

Pink Party Zumbathon - 11/01/2014

Want to raise money for cancer research while getting in a workout? The Saint Mary's College student club SMC Stands Up to Cancer will host its 3rd annual "Pink Party Zumbathon." The event, which supports cancer research, will take place on Sat

Tail Waggin' Hayride - 11/01/2014

Head to Bendix Woods to enjoy a hayride... and bring your four-pawed friends with you!

Rickey Smiley and Friends Comedy Tour

Rickey Smiley and Friends Comedy Tour - 11/01/2014

November 1 - RICKEY SMILEY is known for making millions laugh for over 25 years.

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.

Take Me Out

Take Me Out - 11/07/2014 - 11/23/2014

A smart, funny, and thought-provoking play that is both an ode to America's pastime and an incisive character study very much of this moment.

"Get Inked" Teen Writing Conference - 11/08/2014

The Saint Mary's College Department of Education and the Michiana Writers' Center will sponsor a teen writing conference for students in grades 8-12 titled "Get Inked" on Saturday, November 8. The event will last from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and

Pot O' Gold Show

Pot O' Gold Show - 11/08/2014

RC airplanes, RC cars, RC Trucks, RC Boats, RC helicopters, RC accessories

Electra by Sophocles - 11/13/2014 - 11/15/2014

Bethel College theatre presents Electra: a play by Sophocles, adaption by Frank McGuinness

Hums 18th Annual Craft Bazaar - 11/15/2014

Hums does an annual craft bazaar to support local crafters in the area.

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!

White Christmas

White Christmas - 11/28/2014 - 12/21/2014

A heartwarming musical adaptation of the classic film, a song and dance team follows romance to a Christmas show at a lodge in Vermont

Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins - 11/28/2014

Country music singer, songwriter, actor and winner of Celebrity Apprentice, TRACE ADKINS returns to the Morris with "The Christmas Show" featuring Celtic songs and traditional holiday favorites from his Christmas album, "The King's Gift."

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.

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker - 12/13/2014 - 12/14/2014

This timeless holiday classic returns to thrill and enchant audiences of all ages

Bazaar Sundays in South Bend

Bazaar Sundays in South Bend - 12/14/2014

A showcase of handcrafted items by local artists for your shopping pleasure when looking for something unique.

South Bend Symphony Orchestra: Home for the Holidays

South Bend Symphony Orchestra: Home for the Holidays - 12/20/2014

Dec 20: Share South Bend's favorite holiday musical tradition, including your favorite carols and Anderson's Sleigh Ride, with family and friends, and thrill to the spectacle of the season.

South Bend Symphony Orchestra: Home for the Holidays

South Bend Symphony Orchestra: Home for the Holidays - 12/21/2014

Dec 21: Share South Bend's favorite holiday musical tradition, including your favorite carols and Anderson's Sleigh Ride, with family and friends, and thrill to the spectacle of the season.

Celtic Woman Home for Christmas - The Symphony Tour - 12/22/2014

Celebrate this holiday season with the celestial voices of multi-platinum Irish singing sensation Celtic Woman as they present Home For Christmas - The Symphony Tour featuring the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra at the Morris Center on Monday

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.

Palais Royale New Year's Eve Dinner/Dance Party

Palais Royale New Year's Eve Dinner/Dance Party - 12/31/2014

Again this year, the historic ballroom is sure to be the HOTTEST SPOT IN TOWN!

John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp - 01/21/2015

January 21 - Rock & Roll Hall of Famer JOHN MELLENCAMP is hittin' the road on a massive 80 day tour which kicks off at The Morris to promote one of the most distinguished records of his career, "Plain Spoken."

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

South Bend Symphony Orchestra: Masterworks II: Grieg Piano Concerto

South Bend Symphony Orchestra: Masterworks II: Grieg Piano Concerto - 02/07/2015

Feb 7: The Plain Dealer has lauded guest artist Daria Rabotkina as "a pianist full of fire and warmth."

South Bend Symphony Orchestra KeyBank Pops II: Valentine's Day with Rogers & Hammerstein

South Bend Symphony Orchestra KeyBank Pops II: Valentine's Day with Rogers & Hammerstein - 02/14/2015 - 02/17/2015

Feb 14: Bring that special someone to the Morris Center for showstopper after showstopper for "one enchanted evening."

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.

South Bend Symphony Orchestra KeyBank Pops III: Tribute to Brubeck

South Bend Symphony Orchestra KeyBank Pops III: Tribute to Brubeck - 03/28/2015

March 28: The Brubeck Brothers Quartet play the classics of their father, Dave Brubeck.

South Bend Symphony Orchestra Masterworks III: Beethoven's Ninth

South Bend Symphony Orchestra Masterworks III: Beethoven's Ninth - 04/25/2015

April 25: SBSO Principal Flute Leslie Short performs Bach's enchanting work for solo flute and orchestra.

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!

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast - 04/29/2015 - 04/30/2015

April 29 & 30 - Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST has been charming Broadway audiences for more than 10 years, and every year a whole new generation discovers the magic behind the castle walls.

South Bend Symphony Orchestra Masterworks IV: Sounds of Spring

South Bend Symphony Orchestra Masterworks IV: Sounds of Spring - 05/09/2015

May 9: SBSO is proud to once again feature 2012 Junior Division Sphinx Competition Laureate Ad? Williams, this year on the Masterworks series.