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Community Events Calendar

This community calendar is a place to share other events and happenings in the Terre Haute and surrounding communities that align with the CANDLES mission and message.

For questions or to submit your event for consideration, please call 812.234.7881 or email Event descriptions and pictures are highly encouraged.

2018 Calendar of Events


  • 100 Men Who Cook - 3/10

    100 of Terre Haute’s most notable men (bankers, attorneys, physicians, educators, and business leaders from every endeavor, or anyone who is well known to the public), after a careful and loving preparation, the chef creatively decorates his serving station, dons his favorite costume in an effort to entice the crowd of 900 friends, family, and fellow community members to take a nibble of their specialty cuisine. The prize: the coveted title of “TOP CHEF” and bragging rights for the next year! It's one of the most extraordinary social events of the year. Guests at 100 Men Who Cook will be treated to music, dancing, cash bar, a silent auction, and a gala setting, but at this event they will also have 100 options for their tasting pleasure. And, best of all, it benefits the Terre Haute Children’s Museum

    Saturday, March 10 @6pm-9pm

    Indiana State University Hulman Center

  • What is Fake News? - 3/10

    With the 2018 election fast approaching, the term "fake news" is being used a lot in the media and by candidates. Learn what fake news actually is and how to identify it using the same research techniques as your librarians. Registration required.

    Saturday March 10 @2pm OR Tuesday, March 13 @10am

    Vigo County Public Library

  • Irish Dash 5K - 3/17

    Hosted by St. Patricks School to benefit their 2018 education trip to Washington D.C. $20 per participant, package includes: technical shirt, food, door prizes, entertainment, awards, and chipped timing by Timing MD. (Forms of registration must be received by March 9 to guarantee a shirt.

    Saturday, March 17 @7:30am

    St. Patrick's School, Terre Haute, IN

  • Art in Japanese Internment Camps - 3/18

    Art made in such harsh circumstances vividly displays the depth and resilience of human creativity. Art Historian and CANDLES' Program Director Amy Guess will host a discussion on art created by Japanese-Americans while held captive in internment camps during World War II and how, through art, music and performance, they continued their traditions of creativity and recorded their lives both before and during internment.

    Sunday, March 18 @ 2pm

    Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute IN

  • Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra - 3/24

    Saturday, March 24 @7:30

    Tilson Auditorium, Indiana State University

    Tickets already on sale

  • Without Due Process - 3/28

    Erin Okamoto Protsman will share her family's unique connection to WWII and Japanese internment camps through her documentary Without Due Process. A question and answer session will follow.

    Wednesday, March 28 @6pm

    Vigo County Public Library

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