Live llama visits for story time
GREENFIELD — A live llama will make an appearance at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road, at 11 a.m. March 15 to sit in on a reading of “Llama, Llama Red Pajamas.” This event includes an opportunity to learn about llamas. It’s not known at this time whether or not the attending llama will actually be in red pajamas. Sign up to attend this free event at hcplibrary.org.
Indoor Farmers’ Market open Saturday
GREENFIELD — The Farmers Market at the Fairgrounds, 620 N. Apple St., will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The market is held inside the show arena. Locally grown items such as eggs, cheeses, honey, baked goods, jams and jellies, goat soaps and lotions, frozen sweet corn, soups and coffee will be on sale. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Kilted Man performs Irish music
GREENFIELD — Matthew Gurnsey, the Kilted Man, will perform traditional Irish and Scottish music at 7 p.m. March 15 at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road. Gurnsey will sing songs of wayward voyages, unrequited love and Irish ballads while accompanying himself on the concertina and mandolin. Register to attend this free event at hcplibrary.org.
Library and Riley Boyhood Home partner for quilting exhibit
GREENFIELD — Quilts based on the poetry of James Whitcomb Riley will be on display from 10 a.m. to noon March 11 at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road. Quilter and author Cindy Claycamp will be present to display her quilt work and talk about her new book “Quilts Reflecting the Poetry of James Whitcomb Riley.” Claycamp has been quilting for almost 40 years and is currently on the board of directors for the Quilters Hall of Fame in Marion. Visit hcplibrary.org to register.
The Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 W. Main St. will be open from noon until 2 p.m. for those attending the quilting event at the library. The library presentation is free; museum admission fees apply.
New film premieres at Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame
NEW CASTLE — The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame, 1 Hall of Fame Court, will debut “Only in Indiana,” a 15-minute film that chronicles experiences of nine of Indiana’s basketball legends including Bobby Plump, Oscar Robertson, George McGinnis, Larry Bird, Steve Alford, Damon Bailey, Stephanie White and Katie Douglas. Locations in the film range from Hinkle Fieldhouse, Bankers Life Fieldhouse and the Bedford North Lawrence gymnasium. “Only in Indiana” incorporates the work of “Hoosier Hardwood Photo Project” photographers Chris Smith and Michael Keating. The film is available for viewing during the museum’s open hours March through November. For more information, visit hoopshall.com.
Annual button show and competition this weekend
INDIANAPOLIS — Button collectors, crafters and the curious are invited to attend the 76th annual Indiana Button Show and Competition on Friday from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wyndham Hotel Indianapolis West, 2544 Executive Drive. The $5 admission includes a free children’s program on Saturday and access to more than 20 vendors and button-collecting experts. For more information, visit indianabuttonsociety.org.