Top Picks – October 12

GREENFIELD — The H. J. Ricks Centre for the Arts, 122 W. Main St., hosts “The Comedy-Magic-Music of Darry Hood” at 3 p.m. Sunday. Hood is known as the front man for the Greenfield area band Dr. Rock and the Rollers. Tickets are $10 at the door. For more information, call 317-967-7964.

FORTVILLE — American history unfolds this weekend at Piney Acres, 1115 E. County Road 1000N. The public is welcome to watch more than 200 Civil War reenactors set up camp beginning at 5 p.m. Friday. On Saturday, hours are from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday hours are noon to 3 p.m. Cannon firings will take place every hour and battle reenactments will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission to the army camp is free. Other activities at Piney Acres charge a fee including the corn maze, hayrides and a kids’ area. For more information, visit pineyacresfarm.com.

INDIANAPOLIS — The short film “Everlasting Light: The Story of Indiana’s Bicentennial Torch Relay” has been selected for screening for the 2017 Heartland Film Festival. Running Oct. 12 to 22, the festival will present more than 300 films. “Everlasting Light” shows at 7:45 p.m. Oct. 17 and at noon Oct. 19 at the AMC Castleton Square, 6020 E. 82nd St., and at 5:15 p.m. Oct. 20 at AMC Showplace Traders Point, 5920 W. 86th St. Single-admission ticket price is $12. Visit heartlandfilm.org for more information about the film festival.

GREENFIELD — The Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road, offers science lessons during fall break with “Chemistry is a Blast,” from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday. School-age children are invited to join research scientist Guy Hansen as he demonstrates chemiluminescence, combustion and the properties of gases. Sign up to attend at hcplibrary.org.