Night & Day diversions – October 9, 2018


“Man of La Mancha,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

Beef & Boards will presents the classical musical, which won the Tony Award in 1966 for best musical, for the first time.

8 p.m. Oct. 11, 12, 13; 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 14

Cost: $44-$69 (includes buffet dinner). Discount of $10 for children ages 3-15

More:, 317-872-9664.

Musician-composer Pat Metheny will perform at the Palladium at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11. (Submitted photo)

An Evening with Pat Metheny, the Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Musician-composer Pat Metheny has won 20 Grammy Awards and topped many Best Jazz Guitarists polls during his 40-year career.

7:30 p.m. Oct. 11

Cost: $35 to $115



Joshua Bell, the Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Joshua Bell, a Bloomington native and Indiana University graduate, is considered one of the top violinists of his era. His career spans more than 30 years and 40 albums. Bell’s new release is “Scottish Fantasy,” featuring two works by composer Max Bruch.

8 p.m. Oct. 12

Cost: $45 to $100



“Anything Goes,” Civic Theatre, The Tarkington, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Civic Theatre opens its 2018-19 season with Cole Porter’s musical, “Anything Goes,” which debuted on Broadway in 1934. “Putting it Together,” a behind-the-scenes look at the production, along with food and drinks, will start at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12 before the first showing for a special price.

7 p.m. Oct. 12. 13, 14, 2 p.m.

Cost: $25 to $48 ($100 for Putting it Together)



‘Orchestral Showcase,’ Carmel Symphony Orchestra, the Palladium, Carmel

Carmel Symphony Orchestra opens its 2018-19 with music director Janna Hymes leading the “Orchestral Showcase.”

7:30 p.m. Oct. 13

Cost: $5 to $65 at the door



Fishers Arts Council hosts Art Gallery — Area artists will depict the many views of Indiana’s bountiful harvest as the Fishers Arts Council hosts October installment of the Fishers Art Gallery, City Hall, 1 Municipal Dr. A reception will be held Oct. 26 in conjunction with City of Fishers Boo Bash with more than 40 vendors on the Central Green. Both events are 6 to 8 p.m. The month-long exhibit is free and open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


FairyTale Adventure Day set for Oct. 21 — The Carmel-based International Talent Academy will host FairyTale Adventure Day, billed as Mom’s Day Out, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Monon Center. There will be a scavenger hunt, arts, games, acting, singing, music and etiquette. To register,


Private Asherwood course open for charity play — The Asherwood Estate Golf Courses of Carmel, designed for the Simon family by Steve Smyers with input from mentor Pete Dye, are open for play through Nov. 4, with proceeds benefiting the Great American Songbook Foundation. Philanthropist Bren Simon recently donated the entire 107-acre estate on Ditch Road to the Songbook Foundation in support of its mission of music education and historic preservation. The Asherwood courses include the Long Course, par-72 with 13 greens that can be played three different ways totaling 27 holes; and the Short Course, an executive par-3 with 13 greens that can be played from different tee boxes to create 18 challenging holes. Tee times are available Tuesdays through Sundays in exclusive half-day or full-day packages starting at $1,500 per foursome, which includes a tax-deductible donation. For reservations, call 317-843-3800 or visit


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