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December 26 through January 2, 2013
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Brady Menach, Mike Fryman and Jordan Bales at 7 p.m. Dec. 28. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Admission is $10. To purchase tickets or for more information call (812) 752-8877 or visit www.rosscountryjamboree.com.
The Doctor's Band: Spend New Year's Eve with the Doctor's Band at Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St., from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. for those 21 and over. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door, they can be purchased at Village Lights Bookstore or by visiting the Red Bicycle Hall on Facebook.
Eddie Miles: Presents a salute to Elvis and other country legends Jan. 2-4 at Clarksville's Derby Dinner Playhouse. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $37. For more information call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
Friday, December 27
Karaoke: Will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Moose Family Center, 1340 Michigan Road.
Saturday, December 28
Greg and Kris: The local acoustic duo will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
Monday, December 30
Dulcimer Jam: The Circle of Friends Dulcimer Society will host a dulcimer jam from 7 to 9 p.m. For the location or more information call (812) 801-5192.
Tuesday, December 31
Irish Session and Acoustic Jam: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. For the location or more information call (812) 701-9300.
The Jimmy Davis Band: Will perform at the Electric Lady from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. with a balloon drop, prizes and a toast at midnight.
Gas Money Band: Will perform at the Moose Lodge. Tickets are $15 per person.
Senior Dance: Will not be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym.
Festival of Lights: Thousands of holiday lights reflect into the water along the Ohio River at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park in Vevay from Nov. 30 to Dec. 31.
Festival of Trees: General Butler State Resort Park will host the annual Festival of Trees from Dec. 7 through Jan. 1, with the exception of Dec. 23-Dec. 26 when the lodge will close for the holiday.
New Years Eve Party: The Madison Township Fire Dept., 3413 N. Michigan Road, will host a New Years Eve party starting at Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. with live music from Tommy Day and Cool Country. Admission is $15 individuals or $20 for couples. Children under age 12 are admitted free. The event will be alcohol free. All profits will go to the department. For more information call (812) 265-2256.
Jim Waldo: The artwork of Jim Waldo will be on display at The Thomas Family Winery during December.
Square Deal Art Show: The second annual Square Deal Art Show will be on display from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31 at the Madison Art Club's Art on Main, 309 W. Main St. The exhibit features the unframed 12"x12" canvases from more than 50 artists. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. The gallery is closed Wednesdays. For more information visit www.madisonartclub.com or call (812) 265-2923.
Jenny Straub Youngblood: "The Color of Dreams" will be on display in the Twain Room of Village Lights Bookstore through Jan. 21.
Frozen (PG): Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter. The film features the voices of Kristen Bell, Josh Gad and Idina Menzel.
Thor - The Dark World (PG13): Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Tom Hiddleston.
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47 Ronin (PG13): A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun. The film stars Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada and Kô Shibasaki.
Grudge Match (PG13): A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout - 30 years after their last match. The film stars Robert DeNiro, Sylvester Stallone and Kim Basinger.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG): A day-dreamer escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, he takes action in the real world, embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have imagined. The films tars Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig and John Daly.
Walking With Dinosaurs (PG): See and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth, in a story where an underdog dino triumphs to become a hero for the ages.
Anchorman 2 - The Legend Continues (PG): With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm. The film stars Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd and Steve Carell.
The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug (PG13): The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring. The Peter Jackson film stars Ian McKellen and Martin Freeman.
Hunger Games - Catching Fire (PG13): Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth.