Sunday, September 26th 3:00pm - 1:14pm

The Price is Right Live

The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their names called and "Come On Down" to win. Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car! Play classic games just like on television's longest running and most popular game show…from Plinko™ to Cliffhangers™ to The Big Wheel™ and even the fabulous Showcase.

If you’re a fan of The Price Is Right™ on TV, you’ll no doubt love this exciting, live (non-televised), on-stage version of the show!

Emens Auditorium

September 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30

Horticulture Volunteer Days

Join the Minnetrista Horticulture team for special volunteer days to help maintain and further our lively gardens! Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn and grow in their knowledge of the garden cultivation alongside helpful professionals. Whether cleaning and preparing soil for future seeds or digging and planting, there’s always plenty of work to be done!

If you are interested in volunteering, please email Mary Zwickl at mzwickl@minnetrista.net.

Minnetrista
Free

Every third Saturday of the month

Farmers Market at Minnetrista Indoor Market

Gather with friends and family this winter to discover various fresh, local, and remarkable finds during the Farmers Market at Minnetrista. Don’t forget to visit The Orchard Shop when you visit the indoor market every third Saturday of the month!

1200 N. Minnetrista Pkway, Muncie, IN 47304
Free

September 21, 24, 26, 28, 30 at 7:30 pm, September 25 and October 2 at 2:30 pm

“The Catastrophist” at Ball State University Cave Theatre

How do you plan for a catastrophe? Though not a play about COVID 19, it is a true story of a pandemic expert. An interactive deep dive into the profundities of scientific exploration and the harrowing realities of facing your own mortality, The Catastrophist is a world premiere theatrical experience built of and for this moment in time.

Cave Studio Theatre, W. Riverside Ave., Muncie, IN 47303 United States
General Public/Faculty/Staff/Students/Seniors: $6 in advance, $8 at the door

Thursday, September 30th 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Book Club: Discussion, Hood Feminism

Join the Multicultural Center in a book club discussion about Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall.

New Multicultural Center, Multipurpose Room
Free

Thursday, September 30th 7:00pm - 10:00pm

IRONMAN Kickoff Concert

DWNTWN and the City of Muncie welcome Ironman with a free, all-ages show featuring the Kentucky Headhunters and Flynnville Train.

Food, beer, and retail vendors

Games for the kids

Bring your own blanket, lawn chair, and cooler

Parking available on-street or in the Horizon Convention Center parking garage

Canan Commons

Saturday, October 2nd 12:00pm - 2:00pm

CharlieTown - Army vs Ball State

Join us a at CharlieTown featuring live music from The 5 Speeds, a photo booth, and a pep rally to cheer on our Cardinals! Food and beverages will be available for purchase from A-Team Concessions, Pappies Lunch Box & Smokehouse, Samano’s Mexican, Charmed Cupcake Co., Guardian Brewery, & Vino Mobile Bar.

Alumni Center
Free

Time TBD, October 2, 2021

Ironman Indiana - Muncie

An Ironman Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races organized by the World Triathlon Corporation, consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile run, raced in that order. It is widely considered one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world. This year the event will take place in Muncie, IN.

Varies
Varies

Sept. 23-25, 29 and Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 26 at 2:30 pm

Roe at BSU University Theatre

Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case that legalized abortion, is still fiercely debated over forty years later. In this incisive play, acclaimed writer Lisa Loomer cuts through the headlines and rhetoric to reveal the divergent personal journeys of lawyer Sarah Weddington and plaintiff Norma McCorvey (“Jane Roe”) in the years following the fateful decision. In turns shocking, humorous, and poignant, ROE reflects the polarization in America today while illuminating the heart and passion each side has for its cause.

Emens Auditorium
Varies

Sunday, October 3rd 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Voice Faculty and Friends

The Ball State School of Music voice faculty present a recital featuring a wide range of solo and chamber music.

Sursa Performance Hall
General Admission: $10; Students: $5 in advance / $8 at the door

Sunday, October 3rd 9:30am - 11:30am

First Annual CAP 5K!

Looking for a fun challenge to kick-off the Fall semester? Join us on to run, walk or stroll for the first annual CAP 5K! The race route will consist of a double loop following Neely to New York to Riverside then back up McKinley. We are hoping to raise $100 for this year’s monthly events, socials, and state-wide trips. 

The College of Architecture and Planning
$10 per ticket

Wednesday, October 6th 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Culture Exchange Pakistan

Each week the Rinker Center for International Programs (RCIP) holds a presentation in the Pittenger Student Center (Yuhas Room) highlighting different countries by offering natives a chance to share an insider's look into their country and culture.

Student Center, Yuhas Room (SC102)
Free

Thursday, October 7th 5:00pm - 8:00pm

ARTSWALK

A special edition of First Thursday, ArtsWalk will feature autumnal festivities and a celebration of arts, music and culture in Muncie.

Downtown Muncie
Free

Saturday, September 4th 9:00am - Saturday, September 11th 5:00pm

Flags of Honor at Minnetrista

Experience a ‘sea’ of red, white, and blue with friends and family as more than a thousand American flags adorn Minnetrista’s lawn beside the White River Greenway. Flags of Honor is in partnership with the Exchange Club of Muncie in honor and memory of local veterans, current service personnel, fallen heroes, and all who wish to display their pride for our country.

Friends, families, and organizations can purchase a ribbon sponsorship as a personal dedication to a loved one.

Minnetrista
$30

Saturday, Oct. 2 & Saturday, Oct. 16, 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Ball State University Preview Day

Explore a variety of academic departments and majors at Ball State, tour the campus, and learn about our admission criteria, student life, scholarships, and financial aid. Registration opens about one month before each event. Space is limited, so sign up early. 

McKinley Parking Garage
Free

Monday, October 18th 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Homecoming Village – Food Truck Festival

Open up Homecoming Week with the Homecoming Village Food Truck Festival. This event will feature a food truck festival, music, and other exciting activities. This offers fun opportunities for students, faculty/staff, the Muncie community, and alumni to become involved and enjoy Ball State's Homecoming Week.

Corner of Ashland Avenue & Martin Street
FREE

Tuesday, October 19th 7:00pm - 8:00pm

MS in Athletic Training Virtual Info Session

During this session you will learn more about the program mission and philosophy, course structure, and admission requirements. By attending this session, we will waive the cost of the $60 Ball State University Graduate School application fee. Once you have attended the session, you will receive more information about this offer. 

Zoom
Free

Wednesday, October 20th 5:30pm - 11:59pm

Campus Dinner

Enjoy a Homecoming-themed dining experience with a special themed menu! Special thanks to Ball State Dining Services for providing the decorations and awesome menu!

Woodworth Commons

Thursday, October 21st 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Air Jam

Going strong since 1987, Air Jam is Ball State's most popular Homecoming event! Come watch student organizations dance and compete in the annual lip-sync competition.

Emens Auditorium
$15 per person; $150 per team

Friday, October 22nd 12:00pm - 11:59pm

Bed Race

It's time again for one of Homecoming's most exciting traditions since 1980! Each Bed Race team consists of five people – four pushing the bed, and one riding on it. Teams will compete against the clock, two teams at a time, on a 100-yard course.

Plaques are given to the first place team in each division. A trophy is also given to the team with the best costume and overall winner. Thank you to the R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning for the donation of time and resources for the Bed Race trophies! 

Riverside Avenue
FREE; $25 per first team entry, $20 per additional

Friday, October 22nd 7:30pm - 11:59pm

Carbonaro: Lies on Stage

Best known as the star and executive producer of the hit series, THE CARBONARO EFFECT on truTV, Michael Carbonaro has also made frequent television appearances in shows such as Happily Divorced, 30 Rock, Grey’s Anatomy, and CSI Miami. A performing magician since his youth, Carbonaro went on to study experimental theater at New York University with aspirations of entertaining audiences through a variety of theatrical mediums, including hidden-camera magic, which he later showcased frequently on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”

In 2016 Michael embarked on his first theater tour with the widely acclaimed show “Michael Carbonaro Live!” Since its debut Michael performed this show over 200 times to sold-out audiences across the country, cementing him as one of the most dynamic entertainers of his generation. Now Michael is back with a brand-new show “Carbonaro: Lies on Stage” which will continue to showcase his unmatched blend of humor and charisma along with inventive illusions which will amaze audiences of all ages.

Emens Auditorium
Varies

Saturday, October 23rd 9:45am - 11:59pm

Chase Charlie 5K Run/Walk

In 2021, we will once again be joining forces with Chase Charlie, which will see its 21 5K take place Homecoming morning. Enjoy this exciting atmosphere as you run through campus along the parade route. The finish line is next to Emens Auditorium on Riverside Avenue, so make plans to stay and watch the Homecoming parade after you are finished.

Starts at Muncie City Hall, Ends at Emens Auditorium

Saturday, October 23rd 10:00am - 11:59pm

Homecoming Parade

The Homecoming Parade has been one of Ball State's greatest traditions since it began in 1939. University organizations and Muncie community businesses and groups enter floats, cars, bands, and even horses to show off their Cardinal Pride!

Starts at Muncie Central High School
Free

Saturday, October 23rd 1:30pm - 3:30pm

CharlieTown - Homecoming Game

"Fly Your Way Back Home" to celebrate Homecoming weekend at CharlieTown! You won't want to miss live music from The 5 Speeds and a special performance from our Homecoming Student Scholarship Talent Search winner.

Alumni Center
Free

Saturday, October 23rd 3:30pm

Homecoming Game - Ball State Football vs. Miami (Ohio)

Celebrate Homecoming with your favorite football team! Make sure to wear red to show your Cardinal pride.

Scheumann Stadium

Every Saturday through October 30

Farmers Market at Minnetrista

Join us for Farmers Market and discover fresh and healthy food, produce, and more. It’s here you can connect with local vendors to discover what our community has to offer.

Presented by: First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors

Minnetrista
Free

Wednesday, November 3rd 7:00pm - 8:00pm

MS in Athletic Training Virtual Info Session

During this session you will learn more about the program mission and philosophy, course structure, and admission requirements. By attending this session, we will waive the cost of the $60 Ball State University Graduate School application fee. Once you have attended the session, you will receive more information about this offer. 

Zoom
Free

Friday, October 1 to Sunday, November 7, 2021

Open Space: Art About the Land

Celebrate the significance of the land in an art competition and exhibition, Open Space: Art About the Land. Open Space, an annual art competition and exhibition, has encouraged Indiana artists to derive creative inspiration from the land and recognizes new artistic creations that celebrate the notion of “open space” as it relates to the land.  

This year's juror is Betsy Stirratt, the Founding Director of the Grunwald Gallery of Art at Indiana University Bloomington where she has curated exhibitions and published catalogs since 1987.

This show is presented by Minnetrista and Red-tail Land Conservancy

Minnetrista

Friday, October 1st 9:00am - Sunday, November 7th 5:00pm

Open Space: Art About the Land

Celebrate the significance of the land in an art competition and exhibition, Open Space: Art About the Land. Open Space, an annual art competition and exhibition, has encouraged Indiana artists to derive creative inspiration from the land and recognizes new artistic creations that celebrate the notion of “open space” as it relates to the land.

Minnetrista

7 p.m. - 11 p.m., first Monday of every month

Muncie City Council Meeting

Share your opinion and hear what's happening in Muncie at the monthly city council meeting.

1st Floor City Hall Auditorium, 300 N High St Muncie, IN 47305
Free

Exhibiting August 2021 until May of 2022

FIX: Heartbreak and Hope Inside Our Opioid Crisis

Unravel the opioid crisis one step at a time when you explore FIX: Heartbreak and Hope Inside Our Opioid Crisis. Using a mix of art, science, multi-media, hands-on interactives, and inspiring artwork, this exhibit will help you better understand the nature of addiction, how we got here and what we can all do to help change the course we’re on and move Indiana from crisis to resolution. FIX aims to break the stigma surrounding opioid use disorder, remove the shame and isolation surrounding this disease, and show how we can play a pivotal role in managing this crisis. Come join the conversation at Minnetrista!

Organized by the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites. FIX is supported by Next Level Recovery, FSSA, Ball Brothers Foundation, George and Frances Ball Foundation, Efroymson Family Fund/ A CICF Fund, CVS Health, and Jasper Group Brand.

Minnetrista
Free