Top Picks – September 17

GREENFIELD — Taste of Hancock County will take place from 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday at American Legion Place and the Courthouse Plaza in Greenfield. This event brings together restaurants, craft beer and live music to raise money for the Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Families United for Support and Encouragement (FUSE), an organization that provides resources to Indiana families raising children with special needs. Wristbands are available in advance for $5; cost is $7 the day of the event at the Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce at One Courthouse Plaza for anyone 12 and older. In addition to purchasing the wristband, attendees buy tickets for a dollar each, which are then used to purchase food and beverages. For more information, call Retta at the chamber at 317-477-4188 or Amy at F.U.S.E. at 317-462-9064.

GREENFIELD — The seventh annual Chalk Fest will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the 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. For more information, visit

NASHVILLE — The Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., Nashville, presents “Respect: the Women of Rock ’n’ Roll,” a tribute show featuring Jenn Cristy, Hannah Farahan and Brandi Nicole, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Sept. 24. Call 812-988-6555 or visit for ticket information.

CARMEL — The Indianapolis Civic Theatre opens its 100th season with “Little Women, the Broadway Musical” now through Sept. 26. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s classic, “Little Women” is centered on Jo March, an aspiring writer; her sisters — romantic Meg, pompous Amy, and kindhearted Beth; and their beloved Marmee, at home in Massachusetts while the family patriarch is away during the Civil War. Single tickets are available at the Center for the Performing Arts box office at 317-843-3800 or at civic