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November 2022 Events

The Arts Federation

Hodge Podge Poetry Night

November 10, 6 pm

Hodge Podge is a community-focused poetry open mic that meets every other Thursday at TAF. Read More >>

The Barefoot Movement

with special guests Vicki Maris and Scott Greeson

November 11, 8 pm

Join Ouibache Music Festival for some amazing Bluegrass and Americana music from one of the finest bands in the land.

Intro to Seed Bead Weaving: Spiral Stitch

November 12, 9 am - noon

Participants will learn the Spiral Stitch in a large and easy format by using Pony Beads. Then, transferring to #8 Toho Seed Beads the class will complete a red and silver necklace. Read More >>

Mumfest: A Benefit for Rick Mummey

November 19, 

Frank Muffin and Bands such as Dr Fine & D’Gleet, The Brickler-Klein Project, The Velocity District and The Scratchthing will be rocking the evening away for a great cause. Read More >>

Exhibitions On View at TAF November 4 - 23

ART of Framing

Anne Parks: I've Looked at Clouds

November 17 - December 31

Opening Reception: November 17, 6 - 8 pm

Join us for the opening reception for Anne Parks show "I've Looked at Clouds" on Thursday, November 17, from 6 - 8pm. Meet the artist and enjoy some refreshments. Read More >>

Art Museum of Greater Lafayette

Armonia (Harmony) 

Through November 27

Kira Kalondy's ceramic vessels represent powerful moments of introspection as she reflects on the similarities and differences we have as a people. As a world citizen, she focuses on the techniques that help her navigate the waters of everyday experiences. Read More >>

Monumental Drawing

Through November 27

Constance Edwards Scopelitis merges her challenging graphite drawings with new digital media to explore socio-political topics, cultural phenomena, and human psychology. Inspired by using hooded figures as metaphors to expose hidden meanings, she explores blame, silent cowardice, online anonymity, and the vitriolic atmosphere that can result. Read More >>


On View Through January 8

Sylvia Gray sees patterns in landscapes and the motion of figures, and she uses those patterns to dye and paint on silk. Read More >>

Athens Arts Gallery

Full Circle

Continuing Through November 12

Artwork by Steven Raez

Class with The Bearded Painter

November 3, 6 - 9 pm

Join us for a painting class to experience the power of art and to share the inspiration of artist Rick Johnston’s journey. Read More >>

Santa Painting Class with Ellie Dieckmeyer 

November 10, 1 - 3 pm or 6 - 8 pm

Paint a Santa for the holidays! Choose a resin Santa from a selection at the Gallery. All supplies and instructions will be provided. Read More >>

Watercolor Cards Class with Carol Baird

November 17, 1 - 3 pm or 6 - 8 pm

Learn to use a loose watercolor technique taught by a member artist from Athens Arts. Carol Baird will teach you the fun technique of painting holiday cards. It is easy to use this technique to make cards year-round! Read More >>

Chapel Gallery

Fridays & Saturdays, 11 am - 5pm

Sundays, 1 - 5 pm

Chapel Gallery is a creative cooperative, offering a rotating display of works by regional artists. More info >>

Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette

Lucky Stiff

November 10 - 19

Lucky Stiff is a madcap, hilarious romp of a musical that follows Harry Witherspoon ’s journey from England to Monte Carlo...with a rather unusual traveling companion. Learn ReadMore >>

Delphi Opera House


November 5, 7:30 pm

From acoustic with bluegrass instruments to plugged-in rock, this trio is a staple of the local music scene. Specializing in harmony vocals, HHR offers up one terrific show! Kevin Hathaway, Josh Howard, and Al Rossi. Read More >>

The King of the Kongo (Film)

November 13, noon

The King of the Kongo, a 1929 cliffhanger serial follows the exploits of Larry Trent (Walter Miller) as he tracks the footsteps of his missing brother into the lost African temple of Nuhalla. There he meets Diana Martin, (Jacqueline Logan) a young woman who is desperately searching for the father she has never met. Read More >>

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

November 18, 19, 20

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids – probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem and the fun when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! Read More >>

Friendship House

Craft Bazaar

November 12, 9 am - 3 pm


General Lew Wallace Study & Museum

Hoosier Authors Fair

November 26, 5 - 8 pm

At Fusion54 Coworking Space (101 W. Main Street, Crawfordsville)

Indiana authors will be available to sell, sign, and discuss their works in a variety of genres. Read More >>

Johnson Rags Dance Club

November Dance

November 12, 7:30 - 10 pm

At The Arts Federation (TAF)

Monthly ballroom dance featuring the music of Dave Lowe. Read More >>

The Haan Museum of Indiana Art

Indiana Realities: Regionalist Paintings 1930-1945

On View Through November 12

Rather than the nostalgic images depicted by the impressionist painters, they are realistic documentations of everyday life in the Midwest in the Depression era. Artists used well-defined shapes to depict urban settings, industrial scenes and everyday activities of common people. Read More >>

Lafayette Master Chorale & Children's Choir

Platinum Jubilee

November 5, 7:30 pm

At St. John's Episcopal Church

A celebration of the 70-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II and an exploration of the great British choral tradition: From Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace, the music of Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Parry, Byrd, and Handel has rung in glorious strains over the many years of Britain’s enduring voice.


Lafayette Symphony Orchestra

Tweet About It

November 12, 7:30 pm

At Long Center

Take flight with Respighi’s baroque-inspired "Gli uccelli" (The Birds), the ultimate musical fairytale of Stravinsky’s "The Firebird", and Tan Dun’s "Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds" featuring birdsong played on audience smart phones. Read More >>

Lafayette Writers' Studio

Two Essay Drafts in Two Hours with Essayist Hannah Grieco 

November 3, 7 pm


Get ready to jumpstart your essay writing. In this class, we’ll do readings, exercises, and prompts to help you generate two new nonfiction pieces: one flash work of creative nonfiction and one personal essay, all of which capitalizes on your specific vision of the world. You’ll leave with two new drafts, a guided plan for revisions, as well as thoughts about where you might ultimately place these pieces. Read More >>

Long Center for the Performing Arts

The Distance

November 3, 6 pm

The Distance band plays the music of Fleetwood Mac, Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Tears for Fears, Chic, Tracy Chapman, and Aretha Franklin. 


PMO Fall Show

November 5, 7:30 pm

The PMO Fall Show features students in the Purdue Bells, University Choir, Heart & Soul, and the All-Campus & Community Chorale. Read More >>

The Wizards of Winter

November 18, 7:30 pm

A holiday rock opera titled "The Christmas Dream." Join them on a musical journey in search of the true meaning of Christmas. The story is based around the music from their latest release “The Christmas Dream," along with music from their self-titled CD and their album "The Magic of Winter." Read More >>

Purdue Bands & Orchestras

November 20, 2:30 pm

A holiday rock opera titled "The Christmas Dream." Join them on a musical journey in search of the true meaning of Christmas. The story is based around the music from their latest release “The Christmas Dream," along with music from their self-titled CD and their album "The Magic of Winter." Read More >>

Opera House Gallery of Contemporary Art

Delphi Invitational Art Show

November 4 - 6

The Annual Invitational Fine Arts Show features some of Indiana’s finest and most noted collectible artists. These juried artists deliver a diversity of art forms that compliments the gallery’s contemporary fine art. Read More >>

Prairie Arts Council

Annual Holiday Show & Sale

At Lillian Fendig Gallery (301 North Van Rensselaer Street, Rensselaer)

November 29 - January 5

20+ regional artists offer their original fine arts, fine crafts, and artisan foods for your holiday shopping and gift giving. Paintings, drawings, prints, note cards, photography, pottery, jewelry, clothing, woodworking, toys, and more are offered! Read More >>

Open Photography Show

At Lillian Fendig Gallery (301 North Van Rensselaer Street, Rensselaer)

November 29 - January 5

Prairie Arts Council invites individuals of all ages to exhibit up to three photographs for an exhibition celebrating the medium of photography. Photographers can find out more about submitting their work here.  Entries are due November 19. Read More >>

Purdue Convocations

R.E.S.P.E.C.T. - The Music of Aretha Franklin

November 5, 8 pm

This concert experience takes audiences on a journey of love, tragedy, courage, and triumph. Starring a live band and supreme vocalists, come experience a night of music by one of the greatest artists of all time. More Info >>

Pride & Prejudice Presented by Aquila Theatre

November 10, 7:30 pm

This performance gives Austen fans a chance to see the love affair full of delightful and romantic misunderstandings, class satire, and English country dances come to life thanks to her beloved rom com. More Info >>

Julius Caesar Presented by Aquila Theatre

November 11, pm

The story picks up with a victorious Caesar returning from battle, but senators Cassius, Brutus, and dozens of others are conflicted about how much authority one man should hold. See the drama and turmoil that led to the most famous backstabbing in ancient history. More Info >>

The Secret Agency

November 18, 7:30 pm

This family-friendly show aimed at children in grades 5-8 is led by emcee, producer, and Grammy-winner Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, who is rarely seen without a mic in hand and a purple tuxedo on his frame. The Secret Agency offers songs that radiate positive vibes like “Wake Up the Dream.” The longtime children’s artist is a firm believer that kids can make “life what you want it to be, but you have to dream it first.” More Info >>

Kenny Broberg

November 20, 3 pm

The pianist from Minneapolis, Minnesota, now living in Madrid, Spain, has gained broader acclaim since winning the 2021 American Pianists Awards and Christel DeHaan Classical Fellowship in Indianapolis. He also inspires young music students as an artist-in-residence at the University of Indianapolis. More Info >>

Purdue Galleries

Analyzing Artistry

Rueff Galleries East, Pao Hall

On View Through December 16, 2022

Showcasing works from Purdue Galleries and other regional collections, Analyzing Artistry explores the ways in which material science and visual analysis are combined to paint a bigger picture of an artwork’s history as well as our understanding of artistry through the ages. More Info >>

Tippecanoe County

Public Library

October Events

Kids & Families

Unplugged Coding

November 2, 4:30 pm

@ Wyandotte Branch

(Grades 1 - 5)

Author Visit:

Troy Cummings

November 3, 6:30 pm

@ Downtown Branch

Life-Size Games: Candyland

November 8, 4 pm

@ Downtown Branch

Family Fun Night:

Make Some Noise

November 8, 6:30 pm

@ Wyandotte Branch

Little Scientists

November 16, 6:30 pm

November 17, 10 am

@ Downtown Branch

Princess Dinosaur Tea Party

November 18, 3 pm

@ Klondike Branch

Life-Size Games: Clue

November 22, 4 pm

@ Downtown Branch

Stories Under the Sculpture

@ Downtown Branch

Wednesdays & Saturdays at 10:30 am

Lapsit Storytime

@ Downtown Branch

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays at 9:30 am

Yoga & Mindfulness Storytime

October 1, 10:30 am

@ Klondike Branch


After School Hang Out

Wednesdays at 4:30 pm

@ Downtown Branch

Marble Paper

November 8, 4:30 pm

@ Wyandotte Branch


Try Something New:

Dulcimer Gathering

@ Klondike Branch

November 2, 6 pm

Writing Novels

@ Klondike Branch

November 12, 2 pm

Try Something New:

Leather Working

@ Klondike Branch

November 30, 6 pm

See Full TCPL Calendar Here>>

West Lafayette Public Library


Recycled Paper Silhouettes

Craft Sessions

November 2, 10:30 am

November 8, 6 pm

Each month, join one of two sessions (morning or evening) to create an adult-level craft.

Eternal Flame:

Bob Kelly Music Legacy

November 2, 5 pm

Written by author Angie Klink, and filmed by her son Jack Klink, the documentary captures the story of local musician Bob Kelly and the impact of his family's love for music.

Read More & Register >>

Chocolate Bingo

November 10, 6 pm

Make a straight line and yell BINGO! to win a sweet treat.

Jigsaw Puzzlers

November 15, 6 pm

Like to solve jigsaw puzzles? Join others to work on a puzzle together - and bring some to swap!

Stress and Relaxation

November 16, 10:30 am

A presentation by Purdue Extension on how to destress

LEGO Build for Adults

November 17, 6 pm

We're bringing out the building blocks - and this time, it's adults only. Create a masterpiece and see it on display at the library.

Diamond Painting

November 20, 2 pm

From beginners to diamond painting experts, all are welcome to join this session. Pick from a variety of designs.

Adult Coloring Contest

November 21 - 30

Pick up a coloring sheet from the Creativity Lab and turn in your completed creation to the first floor desk.

Families & Children

Baby Time!

Tuesdays at 10:30 am and 11:15 am

Starbright Storytime

Tuesdays at 6:30 pm

Music & Fun

Wednesdays at 10:30 am

Time for ABC's and 123's

Thursdays at 10:30 am

STEM for K-3:

Candy Science

November 1, 4 - 5 pm

Drop in & Doodle

Wednesdays, 4 - 5 pm

Grades 4 - 6


Creatives Meet-Up

November 5 & 19, noon

Afterschool Gaming

November 2 & 16, 3:30 pm

See the full calendar >>

Wolf Park

Artist Jenny Buckner Oil Painting Workshop

November 1 - 4

Join artist Jenny Buckner for an awesome workshop where you'll photograph wolves with Monty Sloan. Using your photos, Jenny will guide you through painting wolves and foxes from drawing to finish. Learn More >>

Conservation Dogs

November 12, 9 am

Join the Conservation Dogs Collective team for a full-day seminar that covers all things conservation detection dogs. Learn More >>

Turkey Toss

November 26, 3 pm

Join Wolf Park for the Annual Turkey Toss! It’s Thanksgiving, turkey for everybody! Take part in the holiday festivities- Walk the trail to watch our animal ambassadors enjoy their Thanksgiving treats.  Learn More >>

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