GREENFIELD — “Map of My Kingdom,” a one-woman play by Mary Swander, will be performed at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road. “Map of My Kingdom” asks the age-old question of land inheritance, “Who gets the farm?” Swander, Iowa’s poet laureate, was commissioned to write a play centered on the conflicts of transferring land from one generation to the next by Practical Farmers of Iowa. The play is directed by Matt Foss, professor of acting and theater history at Iowa State University, and performed by Maria Vorhis. The performance is free. To register to attend, visit

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indy International Festival returns Nov. 9, 10 and 11 to the Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1200 E. 38th St. The International Festival celebrates central Indiana’s ethnic and cultural diversity with displays, traditional dress, music, art, dance and food representing more than 50 organizations, groups and businesses. Performers with ties to India, China, Scotland, Japan, Spain, Ireland, Norway, Korea, Mexico, France and Iran, among others, will entertain. Festival hours are 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, 2 to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. General admission tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children 7 to 12. Children 6 and younger are free. Visit for more information.

KNIGHTSTOWN — The Bethel Presbyterian Church, 112 S. Franklin St., presents the play “Cotton Patch Gospel” at 2 p.m. Saturday. The full-length musical by Tom Key and Russell Treyz features music and lyrics by Harry Chapin and revisits the gospels of Matthew and John. The performance is free. Donations are accepted.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Christmas Gift and Hobby Show runs at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1200 E. 38th St., through Sunday. Daily hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $12 at the door and free for children 12 and younger. Discount tickets are available for seniors and online. In addition to Christmas shopping and food, the entertainment stage will feature local school choirs, dancers and a magician. Santa will be on hand to greet the children. Visit for information.

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