Top Picks – October 13


GREENFIELD — Bowl for a cause from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday as Strike Force Lanes, 1539 W. Main St., presents Rumble in the Alley, a fundraiser for the Hancock County Special Olympics. Register your team to bowl three games for $25 at Strike Force Lanes. The evening features prizes including a bowling ball and bag. For more information, contact [email protected].

GREENFIELD — The Landing will celebrate its third anniversary with a music festival this weekend. The Landing Music Fest will be from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at the H.J. Ricks Centre for the Arts, 122 W. Main St., Greenfield. Five local bands playing original music and covers will perform through the evening, which celebrates three years of operation of the at-risk youth center. Performers are Kara Cole, Levi Driscoll, Schnafe, RSix and Bleeding Keys. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students; proceeds will help fund a trip to King’s Island for at-risk youth who seek services at The Landing. Refreshments will be provided by BBQ’n Fools.

GREENFIELD — The chamber folk band Willoughby Sprig will play at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road, at 7 p.m. Monday. The Zionsville-based band will perform songs from its album, “The Screaming Hollow and Other Hoosier County Favorites.” The group plays a mix of instruments including the viola da gamba, harmonium, hurdy gurdy and stump fiddle. Visit to register to attend. Admission is free.

NASHVILLE — During the month of October, visitors are invited to follow the Back Road of Brown County Studio Tour to visit the studios of more than 20 local artisans. The artists and craftspeople along the tour route create everything from paintings to hand-woven rugs; from pottery and jewelry to gourd art and metalwork; from photography to stone carving and baskets. The tour is free. A map and guide is available online at or at the Brown County Visitor Center in downtown Nashville. The route is well-marked with signage. Studios are generally open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. but exceptions are noted on the map.