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December 2022


Auditions. Actors Theatre of Indiana.

AUDITIONS. Indianapolis Men’s Chorus.

AUDITIONS. Beef and Boards. Indianapolis, Indiana.

Director and Show Submissions. Hendricks Civic Theatre. Danville, Indiana.

Wednesdays. 9p. Blind Tiger Comedy Open Mic Night. The Elbow Room. Kokomo, Indiana.

Thursdays. 7p. Trivia. 9p. Karaoke. Whiskey Business. Southport, Indiana.

Saturdays through March 2023: 9a-12p. Carmel Farmers Market/Winter Market. Old Wire Factory. Carmel, Indiana.

Saturdays through 04/29/2023: 9a-1230p. Indy Winter Farmers Market. AMP. Indianapolis, Indiana.

Through 12/7: Medicare Open Enrollment. U.S

Through 1/15/23: Open Enrollment, Marketplace/ U.S.

National Cat Lovers’ Month.

By Date:

12/-01-1/23: Christmas Nights of Light. Indiana State Fairground. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12-01-01/07/23: Festival of Trees. Indiana Historical Society. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/01-01/8/23: Lightscape. Chicago Botanic Garden. Chicago, Illinois.

12/01-01/08/23: Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light. Museum of Science and Industry. Chicago, Illinois.

12/01-01/08/23: PNC Festival of Lights. Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Cincinnati, Ohio.

12/01-01/01/23: “Magic of Lights” Drive-Through Experience. Ruoff Music Center. Noblesville, Indiana.

12/01-12/24: A Christmas Carol. Indiana Repertory Theatre. Indianapolis, Indiana. Also available to stream. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/01-12/30: Christmas at the Zoo light display. Indianapolis Zoo. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/01-01/06/2023: Jingle Rails at Eiteljorg Museum. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/01-12/31: Christmas City Walkway of Lights. Matter Park. Marion, Indiana.

12/01-01/08: Winterlights at Newfields. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/01-01/08/23: Christmas and Holiday Traditions Show. Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. Grand Rapids, Michigan.

12/01-12/04: A Christmas Carol. Play. Woodstock Opera House. Woodstock, Illinois.

12/01-12/18: Thursdays through Sundays. Christkindlmarkt. The Athenaeum. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/01-12/22: A Merry Prairie Holiday Festival. Conner Prairie. Fishers, Indiana.

12/01-12/23: It’s a Wonderful Life. Play. Beef and Boards. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/01-12/23: A Christmas Story. Play. Muncie Civic Theatre. Muncie, Indiana.

12-01-12/31: Holiday Magic at Brookfield Zoo. Brookfield, Illinois. (Near Chicago.) Please double check dates before visiting.

12/01-01/01/23: Celebration Crossing. Indiana State Museum. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/01-12/31: City of Lights in Highland Park. Kokomo, Indiana. FREE.

12/01-12/22: Christmas Trees Through Time. Bartholomew County Historical Society. Columbus, Indiana

12/01-12/04: The Nutcracker. Presented by Butler Ballet with the Indianapolis Children’s’ Choir. Clowes Memorial Hall. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/01-12/04: The Nutcracker. Indiana University Ballet Theatre. IU Musical Arts Center. Bloomington, Indiana.

12/01-12/11: Scrooged Up. Play. Ole Oleson Memorial Theatre. Peru, Indiana.

12/01-12/24: Thursdays and Fridays. 4-8p. Christmas at the Seiberling Evening Hours. FREE Admission. Seiberling Mansion. Kokomo, Indiana.

12/01-1/08/23: The Frozen Sandlot Ice Skating Rink. Kokomo Municipal Stadium. Kokomo, Indiana.

12/01-01/29/23: Ice Rink at Holliday Park. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/02-04: One Christmas Eve at Evergreen Mall. Play. Kokomo Civic Theatre. Kokomo, Indiana.

12/02-12/11: The Nutcracker. Fort Wayne Ballet. Arts United Center. Fort Wayne, Indiana.

12/02-11: A Christmas Wedding. Play. Sugar Creek Players. Vanity Theatre. Crawfordsville, Indiana.

12/02-12/17: The Christmas Spirit. Play. Mud Creek Players. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/02-12/17: An Old Kentucky Christmas Carol. Musical/Play. My Old Kentucky Home State Park. Bardstown, Kentucky.

12/02-18: Steel Magnolias. Play. Evansville Civic Theatre. Evansville, Indiana.

12/02-18: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Jr. Muncie Civic Youth Education Theatre. Muncie, Indiana.

12/02-12/20: A Christmas Carol. Musical. Beef and Boards. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/03-12/04: Feast of Carols. Corbett Auditorium. Cincinnati, Ohio.

12/03-12/04: Purdue Christmas Show. Elliott Hall of Music. West Lafayette, Indiana.

12/03-12/04: The Hard Nut. Mark Morris Dance Group at Detroit Opera. Detroit, Michigan.

12/04: World Wildlife Conservation Day.

12/04-12/05: AUDITIONS. Frankenstein: The Radio Play. Epilogue Players. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/04 and 12/06: AUDITIONS. Proof. Play. Mud Creek Players. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/06: St. Nicholas Day

12/06: 7:30p. The Swingles, “Together for the Holidays.” Sauder Concert Hall. Goshen, Indiana.

12/07: Pearl Harbor Day

12/07: 6p. Leonardo da Vinci, the Last Supper, and the Art of Throwing a Great Dinner Party, lecture by Dr. Rocky Ruggiero. Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, Michigan.

12/08: Feast of the Immaculate Conception.

12/08: 7p. Instrumental Holiday Concert. Franklin College. Franklin, Indiana.

12/08-18: Miracle on 34th Street. Play. Longstreet Playhouse. Pittsboro, Indiana.

12/08-12/18: Elf, the Musical. Richmond Civic Theatre. Richmond, Indiana.

12/08-18: Miracle on 34th Street. Play. Hendricks Civic Theatre. Danville, Indiana.

12/08-12/24: The Nutcracker. Ballet Met at Ohio Theatre. Columbus, Ohio.

12/09-12/11: Mr. Scrooge’s Christmas. Curtain Call Studio Theatre. Kokomo, Indiana.

12/9-11: Christmas Belles. Play. Community Theatre of Terre Haute. Terre Haute, Indiana.

12/9-12/11 and 12/16-12/18: The Nutcracker. Grand Rapids Ballet. DeVos Hall. Grand Rapids, Michigan.

12/9-12/18: The Nutcracker. Dayton Ballet. Schuster Center. Dayton, Ohio.

12/9-18: Uh-Oh Here Comes Christmas. Play. Carmel Community Players. Carmel, Indiana.

12/9-12/23: The Nutcracker. Louisville Ballet and Louisville Orchestra. Whitney Hall at the Kentucky Center. Louisville, Kentucky.

12/10: Human Rights Day.

12/10: 1-3p. Kwanzaa Sherehe (Celebration). Indianapolis Public Library-College Avenue. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/10: Holiday Pops Concert. Columbus Indiana Philharmonic. Robbins Auditorium. Columbus, Indiana.

12/10: The Nutcracker. Dance Elite. Northwestern High School Auditorium. Kokomo, Indiana.

12/10: Home for the Holidays. Cincinnati Youth Choir. Cincinnati, Ohio.

12/10-12/11: Straight No Chaser. Murat Theatre at Old National Center. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/11: 7p. I’ll Be Home for Christmas. Indiana Wind Symphony. The Palladium. Carmel, Indiana.

12/11-12: 6:30p. AUDITIONS. Daniel’s Husband. Play. Civic Theatre. Civic Office. Lafayette, Indiana.

12/12: Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

12/14: 7p. Indiana Wind Symphony Christmas Concert. Mooresville High School Auditorium. Mooresville, Indiana.

12/15-12/24: The Nutcracker. Cincinnati Ballet. Springer Auditorium. Cincinnati, Ohio.

12/16-17: Indianapolis Men’s Chorus. “Merry Christmas with Love.” Marian University Theatre. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/16-18: A Charlie Brown Christmas. Lafayette Civic Theatre. Lafayette, Indiana.

12/16-12/18: The Nutcracker. Indianapolis Ballet. Murat Theatre. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/16-12/18: The Nutcracker. Ballet Theatre of Carmel. STAR Performing Arts Center. Zionsville, Indiana.

12/16-12/19: A Christmas Carol: Ghost Story. Play. Actors Theatre of Louisville. Bingham Theatre. Louisville, Kentucky.

12/17-18: AUDITIONS. Grimm. Musical/Play. Hendricks Civic Theatre. Avon Middle School South. Avon, Indiana.

12/17-12/18: 7-11:45p. Krampusnacht. Culbertson Mansion. New Albany, Indiana.

12/17-12/18: The Nutcracker. Michigan Ballet Theatre. Lake Orion Performing Arts Center. Lake Orion, Michigan.

12/18: 2022 World Cup Final. Qatar.

12/18-12/26: Hanukkah

12/18: 5p-11p. Latkes & Lights. Newfields. Indianapolis, Indiana.

12/18: 6p. Menorah Aflame Hanukkah Service. Christkindl Markt. Carmel, Indiana.

12/19-29: Selected dates. Christkindlmarkt. Carmel, Indiana.

12/21: Winter Solstice (Yule, Midwinter)

12/23: Festivus

12/25: Christmas

12/26-01/01/23: Kwanzaa

12/30: National Bacon Day (U.S.)

12/31: New Year’s Eve



01/06: Epiphany

01/07: Christmas (Orthodox)

01/13-01/22: The Nerd. Play. Clarksville Little Theatre. Clarksville, Indiana.

01/14-01/15: 7p. AUDITIONS. The Hyperion Players. God of Carnage, Play. Allisonville Christian Church. Indianapolis, Indiana.

01/16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (U.S.)

01/21: 7p. Treemonisha. Musical/Opera. Bloomington Chamber Opera. Buskirk-Chumley Theatre. Bloomington, Indiana.

01/24-29: Les Misérables . Musical. Schuster Center, Dayton, Ohio.

01/27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

01/28: Community Gala. Lecture and Reception. Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, Michigan.


02/02-19: Frozen Jr. Play. Sugar Creek Players. Vanity Theatre. Crawfordsville, Indiana.

02/04: Clash of the Titans Concert. Columbus Indiana Philharmonic. Erne Auditorium. Columbus, Indiana.

02/10-02/12: Dorothy and the Prince of Oz. Ballet Met at Ohio Theatre. Columbus, Ohio.

02/10-02/19: Alice (In Wonderland). Cincinnati Ballet at Springer Auditorium. Cincinnati, Ohio.

02/22-03/18: Oedipus. Play. Indiana Repertory Theatre. MainStage. Indianapolis, Indiana.

02/24-03/05: The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940. Play. Carmel Community Players. IvyTech Noblesville Auditorium. Carmel, Indiana.


03/04: Bourbonfest. Presented by Columbus Indiana Philharmonic. The Commons. Columbus, Indiana.

03/10-03/12: God of Carnage. Play. The Hyperion Players. The Switch Theatre. Fishers, Indiana.

03/14-13/19: Les Misérables. Musical. Clowes Hall, Butler University. Indianapolis, Indiana.

03/15-04/16: Shakespeare’s Will. Play. Indiana Repertory Theatre. Upper Stage. Indianapolis, Indiana.

03/25: 7:30p. Golden Days Concert. Columbus Indiana Philharmonic. Erne Auditorium. Columbus, Indiana.


04/14 and 04/16: Das Rheingold. Dayton Opera. Schuster Center. Dayton, Ohio.

04/21-04/23: Peter Pan. Dayton Ballet. Schuster Center. Dayton, Ohio.

04/25-05/07: Hamilton. The Musical. Murat Theatre. Indianapolis, Indiana.

04/28-04/30: Swan Lake. Ballet Met at Ohio Theatre. Columbus, Ohio.



06/08-06/11: Call Me Sister. Play. The Hyperion Players. Ivy Tech Auditorium. Noblesville, Indiana.