Interior design workshops set
CARMEL — The Indiana Design Center is offering a series of free one-hour interior decorating workshops to help homeowners breathe new life into their decorating schemes. The Designer on Call Workshop series meets at 10:30 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the IDC, 200 S. Rangeline Road, Carmel. The topic for the September workshop is “Transitioning Your Home from Ordinary to Extraordinary,” presented by Rebekah Perry Clark from Decorating Den Interiors. Refreshments are provided, and free parking is available. Call the IDC concierge at 317-569 5975 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Festival seeks performers
INDIANAPOLIS — Downtown Indy invites the public to audition for a chance to perform at the Circle of Lights. Talented singers, dancers and entertainers can audition from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 26 at the Electrical Training Institute, 1751 S. Lawndale Ave., or from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 29 at IBEW 481, 1828 N. Meridian St. There is no need to preregister. Selected entertainers will appear at the Circle of Lights Nov. 27 on Monument Circle and on WTHR-13. Email Vanessa@downtownindy.org for more information.
Try your hand at glassblowing
COLUMBUS — The Columbus Area Arts Council announces the return of Meltdown: Hot Blown Glass workshops held from noon to 7 p.m. Friday and from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the corner of 4th and Washington streets in downtown Columbus. Participants will make glass paperweights with assistance from one of three skilled glass artists. The cost is $25, due in advance. Reservations may be made with a credit card by calling the council at 812-376-2539.
Registration opens for event
GREENFIELD — The seventh annual Chalk Fest will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 19 on the Hancock County Courthouse plaza. For $5, kids and adults can create their own works of chalk art on a 3-by-3 sidewalk section. Cash prizes will be awarded for the top two winners in each age group. The event is sponsored by Greenfield Main Street and the Hancock County Arts Council.