Friday, February 3rd 5:00pm - Sunday, February 5th 5:00pm

Global Game Jam 2023!

We welcome all jammers for Video Game Design, Board Game Design, Narrative storytelling, and more.

North Residence Hall
FREE

Friday, February 3rd 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Menard Speaker Series Black Liberation Through the Marketplace: Hope, Heartbreak, and the Promise of America

Dr. Ferguson’s book Black Liberation Through the Marketplace uses the classical liberal lens to ask Americans on the political right to seriously reckon with America’s deep racial pain.

Whitinger Business Building, Room 144
FREE

Wednesday, January 4th 3:30pm - Saturday, February 4th 4:30pm

"One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure" Planetarium Show

"One World, One Sky" is a brilliant program that follows Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. 

Charles W. Brown Planetarium
FREE

Saturday, February 4th 10:00am - 12:00pm

Kick-Off to Black History Month Celebration

Free Community Event

Join Minnetrista and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Team for activities, history, and culture at the Kick-Off to Black History Month Celebration at Minnetrista. 

Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303
FREE

Saturday, February 4th 6:30pm - 7:30pm

"Dynamic Earth" Planetarium Show

Dynamic Earth explores the inner workings of Earth’s great life support system: the global climate. With visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations, this cutting-edge production follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere. 

Charles W Brown Planetarium
FREE

Tuesday, February 7th 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Ball State Symphony Orchestra

The Ball State Symphony Orchestra is a flagship ensemble of the School of Music that performs orchestral music from a wide variety of backgrounds and time periods.

Sursa Performance Hall
Prices Vary

Thursday, February 9th 1:00pm - Friday, December 9th 4:00pm

Bob Ross Painting Workshop

Paint with a Certified Ross Instructor in the Cantina at the Center Building. This workshop is the perfect opportunity to get creative and learn the process of painting in Bob Ross’ signature style. Just bring yourself and we will provide everything you need to have a great time. Just like Bob said, “Let’s get crazy!”

Bob Ross Painting Workshops are 14 & up unless otherwise noted.

1200 North Minnetrista Parkway Muncie, IN 47303
$70; member discounts apply

Thursday, February 9th 7:30pm

Breabach

Securely ranked among Scotland’s most skilled and imaginative contemporary folk acts, Breabach unite deep roots in Highland and Island tradition with the innovative musical ferment of their Glasgow base

Pruis Hall
Price Varies; $5-$19.50

Friday, February 10th 10:00am - 1:00pm

Bob Ross Painting Workshop

Paint with a Certified Ross Instructor on the site where Bob painted for years. This workshop is the perfect opportunity to get creative and learn the process of painting in Bob Ross’ signature style. Just bring yourself and we will provide everything you need to have a great time. Just like Bob said, “Let’s get crazy!”

Bob Ross Painting Workshops are 14 & up unless otherwise noted. 

1200 North Minnetrista Parkway Muncie, IN 47303
$70; member discounts apply

Saturday, February 11th 10:00am - 1:00pm

Glass Workshop: Hot Shop Glass Hearts

Registration deadline: February 8 

Experience the heat and glow of the Glick Center for Glass hot shop and create one-of-a-kind, decorative glass hearts to brighten up your home or to give to a sweetheart on Valentine’s day! Work one on one with a skilled glassblower in this unique glass workshop. Register early to reserve your personal 45-minute session.

All tools, supplies, and safety gear will be provided. Glass Workshops are 13 & up unless otherwise noted.

1200 N Minnetrista Pkwy, Muncie, IN 47303
$55; member discounts apply

Saturday, February 11th 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Pottery Painting at the Guardian

An afternoon of glaze, drinks and good company! Grab your friends, bring your honey for an early Valentine's date or just treat yourself to a fun afternoon!

The Guardian Brewing Co.
Prices vary

Saturday, February 11th 5:00pm - 6:00pm

"Eclipse: The Sun Revealed" Planetarium Show

There will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from Muncie, Indiana in 2024. A total solar eclipse is such a spectacular event, it is never too early to start planning for one. Come learn how solar and lunar eclipses happen, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses.

Charles W. Brown Planetarium
FREE

Saturday, February 11th 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Valentine's Dinner

Love is in the air! Two nights of music, dinner, and drinks!

Tonne Winery
$35/person

Sunday, February 12th 6:00pm - 8:45pm

Valentine's Dinner

Looking for a perfect date night?? Reserve your table for our Valentine’s dinner today!

Tonne Winery
$35/Person

Tuesday, February 14th 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Ball State Wind Ensemble

Under the direction of Thomas Caneva, the Ball State Wind Ensemble presents a preview concert of its invited performance at the College Band Directors National Association's National Convention.

Sursa Performance Hall
Price Varies

Tuesday, February 14th 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Couples Valentine Day Painting Party!

Bring your Valentine to paint this unique (and easy!) painting!  Two paintings come together to make one large painting! 

​Includes 2 chocolate roses, hors d'oeuvres, sweets, drinks, romantic music, & 2 x 16x20 canvases!

Let There Be Art! at 7400 E CR 200 S, Muncie, IN 47302
$60

Tuesday, February 14th 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Valentine's Day at The Neely House

We’re cooking up something extra special for Valentine’s Day. Please contact the restaurant now to make your reservations at The Neely House for Valentine’s Day.

617 E. Adams St, Muncie, IN 47305
$50-70/meal

Friday, February 17th 9:00am - Saturday, February 18th 6:00pm

Tier One - Interior Conflict

The Tier 1 series immediately introduces the student to close quarter combat and structural navigation. This is a comprehensive program designed to provide students with elite level training derived from that used by modern day Special Operations Forces.

Midwest Threat Assessment Center; 3800 E McGalliard, Muncie, IN
Course Fee: $400/Person

Friday, February 24th 7:30pm - 9:30pm

The Queen's Cartoonists

The Queen’s Cartoonists perform music from cartoons! Pulling from over 100 years of animation, TQC’s performances are perfectly synchronized to the films projected on stage. The band matches the energy of the cartoons, leading the audience through a world of virtuosic musicianship, multi-instrumental mayhem, and comedy.

Prius Hall, 1000 N. McKinley Ave. Muncie, IN 43706

Friday, February 10th 7:30pm - Saturday, February 25th 10:00pm

Noises Off

Muncie Civic Theatre presents the door slamming farce NOISES OFF! as a perfect date night comedy.

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday shows are at 7:30pm and the Sunday Matinees are at 2:30pm. Rated PG-13. Reserved Seating.

Muncie Civic Theatre
$15-25

Friday, March 17th 5:00pm - 8:00pm

St. Patrick's Day Celebration

3 Bears Concessions will be here selling delicious and festive food! Open until 8PM! Wear green or get pinched!

Tonne Winery
Free to attend, Purchase food at a cost!

Friday, March 17th 6:00pm - 8:00pm

St. Patrick's Day Parade

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an exciting parade through the streets of DWNTWN!

Muncie Central Fieldhouse Parking Lot and Downtown
Free to watch!

Friday, March 17th 10:00pm - Saturday, March 18th 1:00am

St. Pasties Day - A St. Patrick's Day Burlesque & Drag Party

Great drink specials and raffles, phenomenal performers of both drag and burlesque, not to mention fun comedy between acts as Papa Sinn of Khaos Kraken Sinntertainment hosts this show to remember! This event is 21+.

Mark III Tap Room, 306 South Walnut Street, Muncie, United States
$10

Jan. 19, Feb. 23, Mar. 27-29; 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Firearm Safety: First Step Class

Come join me for an informative, educational, no holds barred discussion, concerning personal safety and hands-on firearms introduction. If you have a gun, feel free to bring it. No ammo required. Otherwise firearms will be provided. Bring a few friends.  

MTAC Muncie; 3800 E McGalliard Rd, Muncie, IN
Course Fee: $50/Person

Saturday, April 8th 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Easter egg hunt

From crafts, hunts & treats, the park will be hopping with fun things to do! There may also be a surprise visit from a well known bunny!

Henry County Memorial Park, 260 W Co Rd 100 N,New Castle,IN,United States, New Castle, United States
FREE

Jan. 21 - Apr. 15; 7 times

Farmers Market at Minnetrista: Indoor Market

Discover a variety of fresh produce, meats, eggs, baked goods, jams, and more!

Minnetrista
FREE

January 14, 2023 - May 7, 2023

Mindbender Mansion

Center Building, Gallery 1

Adults and children will be dazzled by the wonderfully puzzling world of Mindbender Mansion, an eclectic exhibit full of puzzles, brainteasers, and interactive challenges guaranteed to test the brain power and problem-solving skills of even the most experienced puzzlers.

1200 North Minnetrista Parkway Muncie, IN 47303

Friday, April 28th 7:30pm - Sunday, May 21st 5:00pm

School Of Rock

Based on the hit movie, starring Jack Black, this rock-filled adventure is sure to get you dancing in the aisle.

Muncie Civic Theatre
$15-25

October 11, 2022 - May 29, 2023

Read United

Read United will be in Grissom Elementary School and in Southview Elementary School and take place after school has been released for the day. 

Read United will also be at Longfellow Elementary School and take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Volunteers commit to one hour each week for both school semesters beginning with training on October 11, 2022, through the end of the school year on May 29, 2023 (excluding holidays and breaks).

Wednesday, November 2nd 11:00am - Wednesday, May 31st 3:00pm

Recovery Cafe Muncie

There are many ways to get involved at Recovery Cafe Muncie!

-Serve as a Café Companion 

-Facilitate Classes and Workshops 

-Facilitate/Plan Sober Social Events 

-Childcare for the members' children

201 East Charles Street, Muncie, IN 47305-2414