Tuesday, Dec. 5

Story Time — For children 6 and younger, Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane, 10 to 11 a.m., free. Information: 812-988-2850.

Brown County Archives open — Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould St., second floor, 1 to 4 p.m.

BETA — For youth, BETA teen center, upstairs at 45 S. Jefferson St., 3:15 to 5:30 p.m.

Van Buren Elementary holiday concert — Brown County High School auditorium, 6 to 7 p.m. free, donations welcome at the door.

Wednesday, Dec. 6

Teen Time — Hang out, play games, make crafts, talk about books, do homework, with snack, Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane, 3 to 5 p.m. Information: 812-988-2850.

Celtic Advent service — Includes reflection, meditation, candle lighting and prayers, with piano, organ and harpsichord played by Adrienne Shipley, St. David’s Episcopal Church, state roads 135 North and 45, Bean Blossom, 6 p.m., free.

Jeff Foster — Guitar music, Hobnob Corner restaurant, 17 W. Main St., 6 to 8 p.m., no cover.

Thursday, Dec. 7

Creative Builders — For children 12 and younger, Lego, Duplo, other blocks, provided, Room B, lower level, Brown County Public Library, 10:30 a.m. to noon, free. Information: 812-988-2850.

Ready Readers — Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane, 1 to 2 p.m. Information: 812-988-2850.

Brown County Archives open — Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould St., second floor, 1 to 4 p.m.

Gospel music jam and sing — Sing, play or listen, Country Gospel Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone, 6 p.m. Information: 812-988-4714.

Friday, Dec. 8

Holiday open house — Includes Nashville Express Train ride, photo ops, visits with Santa and the Grinch, cookie decorating, s’mores, other snacks around firepits, Creekside Retreat, 2450 State Road 46 East, 5 to 7 p.m., free.

Bingo — Fruitdale Volunteer Fire Department, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom, doors open at 5 p.m., bingo starts at 6 p.m.

Cari Ray — Singer/songwriter series, Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St., 7 to 10 p.m., no cover. Information: chateauthomas.com or 812-988-8500.

“Believe: A Brown County Christmas” — Holiday variety show, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., 7:30  p.m., $20.50 per adult, $19.50 per student, 10 and younger free with adult, concessions, local beer and wine sold. Information: 812-988-6555 or browncountyplayhouse.org.

Gene Deer — Live music, 19th Hole Sports Bar, Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East, 8 p.m., no cover. Information: 812-988-4323 or saltcreekgolf.com.

Justin Case Band — Rock/blues music and dancing, Port Hole Inn, 8939 E. South Shore Drive, Unionville, 8 to 11:30 p.m., no cover, food and drinks for sale.

Otto and the Moaners — Live music, Corn Crib Lounge, Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., no cover, food sold, under-21 seating available. Information: browncountyinn.com or 812-988-2291.

Saturday, Dec. 9

Holiday craft bazaar — Brown County High School cafeteria, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., with desserts, 40-plus vendors, handmade items, benefits Diamonds Competition Cheer Squad.

Santa — Gnaw Bone Cabin Room, Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould St. downtown, noon to 5 p.m., free.

Santa — Photo op for children and pets, with some props and costumes, letters for Santa accepted, Boots N Bling, 225 S Van Buren St., Suite D, noon to 6 p.m., free, pet food or monetary donations requested for Brown and Johnson county animal shelters. Information: 317-474-7887 or stop by the store.

Santa — With reading, visits, photo ops and one small treat per child, Fables and Fairy Tales, 59 E. Main St., Suite G, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., photo fees benefit military. Information: fablesandfairytalesllc@gmail.com or 812-200-1317.

Discovery Trail hike — From state park Nature Center, 2 p.m., gate fee applies.

Birding crash course — State park Nature Center, 2 to 5 p.m., $15, park gate fee applies, preregistration required at indianaaudubon.org/events.

Brown County Community Band — Christmas concert, Brown County High School auditorium, 2:30 p.m., free, refreshments in cafeteria after. Information: browncountycommunityband.com or 812-988-7419.

Dave Miller — Live acoustic music, Little Gem Restaurant, Abe Martin Lodge, state park, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Gary Applegate & Joe Rock — Chicago blues, Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St., 7 to 10 p.m., no cover. Information: chateauthomas.com or 812-988-8500.

Christmas sing-along — With Kara Barnard, Chuck Wills and Cari Ray leading music, Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East, 7:30 p.m., $12 per adult, $10 per student, tickets at Weed Patch Music, The Wild Olive, Brown County Inn, Brown County Visitors Center or browncountychristmas.com.

“Believe: A Brown County Christmas” — Holiday variety show, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., 7:30  p.m., $20.50 per adult, $19.50 per student, 10 and younger free with adult, concessions, local beer and wine sold.

The Spare Change Band — 19th Hole Sports Bar, Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East, 8 p.m., no cover. Information: 812-988-4323 or saltcreekgolf.com.

King Bee and the Stingers — Blues/rock band, dancing, Port Hole Inn, 8939 E. South Shore Drive, Unionville, 8 to 11:30 p.m., no cover, food and drinks sold.

Dan Kirk Band — Live music, Corn Crib Lounge, Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., no cover, food sold, under-21 seating available. Information: browncountyinn.com or 812-988-2291.

Sunday, Dec. 10

Dave Miller — Live acoustic music, Little Gem Restaurant, Abe Martin Lodge, state park, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Santa — Photo op for children and pets, with some props and costumes, letters for Santa accepted, Boots N Bling, 225 S Van Buren St., Suite D, noon to 6 p.m., free, pet food or monetary donations requested for Brown and Johnson county animal shelters. Information: 317-474-7887 or stop by the store.

“Believe: A Brown County Christmas” — Holiday variety show, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., 2 p.m., $20.50 per adult, $19.50 per student, 10 and younger free with adult, concessions, local beer and wine sold. Information: 812-988-6555 or browncountyplayhouse.org.

Monday, Dec. 11

High school band concert — Brown County High School auditorium, 235 Schoolhouse Lane, 7 p.m., free, donations welcome.

Trivia night — With Badfoot Trivia, 19th Hole Sports Bar, Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East, 7 to 9 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 12

Brown County Archives open — Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould St., second floor, 1 to 4 p.m.

BETA — For youth, BETA teen center, upstairs at 45 S. Jefferson St., 3:15 to 5:30 p.m.

High school choir concert — Brown County High School auditorium, 235 Schoolhouse Lane, 7 p.m., free, donations welcome.

Wednesday, Dec. 13

Teen Time — Hang out, play games, make crafts, talk about books, do homework, with snack, Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane, 3 to 5 p.m. Information: 812-988-2850.

Junior high band/choir concert — Brown County High School auditorium, 235 Schoolhouse Lane, 6 p.m., $4 per adult, $1 per student.

Celtic Advent service — Includes reflection, meditation, candle lighting and prayers, with piano, organ and harpsichord music played by Adrienne Shipley, St. David’s Episcopal Church, state roads 135 North and 45, Bean Blossom, 6 p.m., free. Information: info@stdavidsbb.org or 812-988-1038.

Jeff Foster — Guitar music, Hobnob Corner restaurant, 17 W. Main St., 6 to 8 p.m., no cover.

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