Entertainment

Sara Crigger Brings Muncie’s Best Exterior Holiday Light Displays Straight to Your Electronic Device

By Mike Rhodes, Editor-in-chief, MuncieJournal.com— Muncie, IN—Recently, I decided to drive around Muncie and Delaware County to photograph Christmas lights for a MuncieJournal.com feature. I had covered Halloween decorations around town as a photo gallery which was received quite well, so I thought, “Why not do another on Christmas decorations? ” I gassed up the car and headed out into the dark night, looking for any colorful displays that might suddenly appear in front of me. It quickly became apparent…

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‘Christmas Star’ Celestial Event Coming Up on December 21 

By BSU Marketing & Communications— MUNCIE, Indiana – When Jupiter and Saturn appear close together in the night sky on December 21, their combined light might be what the Bible’s nativity story in the Gospel of Matthew called the Star of Bethlehem, according to faculty and staff at Ball State University. “People have long wondered if the Star of Bethlehem could be explained by natural celestial events. Some astronomers believe the ‘star’ may have been a series of celestial events,” said…


‘Babe’ the Movie Returns to Play at AMC Theater in Muncie December 20th

By Fathom Entertainment— WHAT: “That’ll do, pig. That’ll do.” Academy Award® winner and Best Picture nominee, “Babe,” returns to movie theaters this December with “TCM Big Screen Classics Presents Babe: A 25th Anniversary Event.” In addition to viewing the endearing and fun-filled tale that the whole family (and pigs) will love, this special event also includes exclusive insights from Turner Classic Movies. WHO: Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Universal Pictures WHEN: Sunday, December 20 at 3 p.m. and 7…


Photo Gallery: Muncie Homeowners Decorate for Halloween

By Mike Rhodes, Editor-in-chief, Muncie Journal.com— Muncie, IN—The last few weeks it seems as though more and more people have decided to decorate their home exteriors for Halloween. Today I decided to drive through a bunch of Muncie neighborhoods and photograph some of the decorations on a totally random basis, in order to highlight some of the creativity. I just drove around for a while and took pictures out of my car window. Was good to get out of the…


City of Muncie To Host ‘Trunk or Treat’ at Heekin Park October 30th

By George Foley— Muncie, IN—Muncie Parks & Recreation in collaboration with Dee’s Creations and Tailored Technology will host the 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat Event, October 30, 2020 from 6pm-8pm at Heekin Park. Originally started by Deanna Walker (Dee’s Creation and Catering) and George Foley (Tailored Technology) with the aim of providing a safer environment for trick-or-treaters on Halloween, trunk or treat involves a community coming together  so that children can trick-or-treat out of the decorated trunks of cars. Each year we have passed out candy to over 300…


Emens Auditorium to Present Two LIVE Virtual Events

By Kristi Chambers— Muncie, IN—Our house is just not the same without our patrons. Though we are not yet hosting in-person performances, we are looking forward to seeing you again soon! In the meantime, we have been filling the gap by bringing to your house virtual content in the form of interviews, tours, playlists, artist videos, and now LIVE virtual events. These events are free and open to the public. Simply visit bsu.edu/emens to complete your event reservation. The events themselves will…


A Socially Distanced, VIP Rocky Horror Picture Show Event

By Claire Downes— Muncie, IN—Dust off your fishnets and pleather; it is time to do the Time Warp again! Cornerstone Center for the Arts is excited for the seventh annual showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Rocky Horror is on Saturday, October 24, 2020, with pre-show beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Colonnade Room at Cornerstone Center for the Arts in Downtown Muncie. The Old Queen’s Men shadow cast is back for this interactive showing of the cult classic film….


Youth Voter Block Party To Be Held September 25th at YMCA Parking Lot    

  Muncie, IN—In an effort to help educate and encourage young people to vote in the 2020 election, the YMCA is hosting a Youth Voter Block Party on Friday September 25, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the YMCA downtown parking lot, 500 S Mulberry St. Local and state candidates will be available to answer questions, and there will be an opportunity for young voters to interact with candidates. Sam Coffman a student from Wapahani High School is organizing…


ArtsWalk 2020 To Be Held on October 1st

By Cheryl Crowder— Muncie, IN—A special edition of First Thursday, ArtsWalk will feature autumnal festivities and a celebration of arts, culture and KINDNESS in Muncie. Mask Up as you watch and learn from local artists as they create amazing chalk art. Enter the pumpkin carving contest and explore the DWNTWN community while searching for kindness rocks. NEW THIS YEAR: CHALK IT UP TO KINDNESS SPONSORED BY THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF MUNCIE & DELAWARE COUNTY, INC. Working with Muncie Arts &…


Cornerstone Center for the Arts Fall Classes, Workshops, and Special Events

By Claire Downes— Muncie, IN—As Thomas Merton once said, “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” Cornerstone Center for the Arts is proud to offer opportunities where all people have a place to be themselves, connect with others, and let go of their daily stress. Cornerstone will offer classes for the entire family this fall. Fall eight-week classes begin the week of September 14 and continue through the week of November 6. Various workshops, masterclasses,…