Nightlife in Shelbyville

"An Irish Christmas" at Murat Theatre at Old National Centre on November 9 at 3 p.m. (Up to 44% Off)

"An Irish Christmas"

Murat Theatre at Old National Centre

$44.50 $25

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Festive celebration includes traditional Irish step-dancing, myhtology, and familiar Christmas songs such as "The Little Drummer Boy"

The Power of Success with Tony Robbins and Steve Harvey on Friday, October 17 (Up to 64% Off)

The Power of Success

Bankers Life Field House

$189 $68

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Guests including life coach and self-help author Tony Robbins and comedian and motivator Steve Harvey share insights into achieving success

$49.99 for a 90-Minute In-Home Wine-Tasting Party for Up to Eight from PRP Wine ($265 Value)

PRP Wine

Redeem from Home

$265 $49.99

A wine consultant leads a tasting of eight wines during a 90-minute tasting party for up to eight guests

Wine-Tasting Package for Two or Four with Cheese Plate and Credits at Chateau de Pique Winery (Up to 56% Off)

Chateau de Pique Winery

Multiple Locations

$40 $20

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Sip glasses of wine and snack on cheeses inside tasting rooms of local winery's two satellite locations

Five-Course Murder-Mystery Dinner for Two, Four, or Eight at from Occasions Divine (Up to 58% Off)

Occasions Divine

Near Northside

$400 $169

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121-year-old Victorian clubhouse hosts a five-course dinner, spiced up by 1 of 10 devious murder mysteries

Two Groupons, Each Good for Movie, Popcorn, and Drink for Two or Four at Wafford Theater (Up to 50% Off)

Wafford Theater

Noblesville

$10 $6

Audiences can enjoy black-and-white, color, and sepia-tone movies such as 1944's Arsenic and Old Lace and 1965's The Sound of Music

KickOff Concert Featuring Juicy J with Option for VIP at Horizon Convention Center on October 6 (Up to 42% Off)

KickOff Concert feat. Juicy J

Horizon Convention Center

$43.19 $25

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Juicy J concert during Ball State's Homecoming week with chant-friendly hooks from his upcoming album, Pure THC: The Hustle Continues

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Old Spaghetti Factory

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

Wine and Dinner Package for Two or Four at Elk Creek Vineyards (Up to 55% Off)

Elk Creek Vineyards

Owenton

$53.98 $27

Drink Kentucky wines while sampling entrees such as Macedonia Greek salads or Caesar chicken subs; take-home glasses with the vineyard logo

Cincinnati Film Festival on September 18–21 (Up to 52% Off)

Cincinnati Film Festival

Multiple Locations

$10 $5

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More than 100 short and feature-length documentaries and narrative films from around the world are showcased on multiple screens

Standup with Bottomless Sodas for Two at Funny Bone Comedy Club & Restaurant (Up to 51% Off)

Funny Bone Comedy Club & Restaurant

Funny Bone Comedy Club & Restaurant

$61.50 $30

Established headliners and emerging comics incite guffaws at a popular comedy-club franchise

Southern Cuisine at The Little Nashville of Newport (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

Little Nashville

Newport

$20 $10

Bar that features live music also dishes out cuisine such as fried catfish, beer-battered chicken fingers, and Black Angus beef burgers

Movie Tickets and Snacks at Esquire, Mariemont & Kenwood Theatres (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Esquire, Mariemont & Kenwood Theatres

Multiple Locations

$12 $6

See new releases and independent films at one of three movie theaters, including the century-old Esquire

Growler Packages with Glasses and Snacks at Growler Stop (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Growler Stop

Newtown

$17 $10

Fill up a 64 oz. or 32 oz. growler with your favorite beer from brewers such as Fifty West and MadTree; root-beer growlers also available

$5 for $10 Worth of Sports-Bar Food — Louie's Taphouse

Louie's Taphouse & Grille

Mason

$10 $5

Buy an order of eight wings, choose any sauce, and pair with onion rings or fries

Karaoke with Food and Drinks at Echo Karaoke and Taiwanese Grill (50% Off). Four Options Available.

Echo Karaoke and Taiwanese Grill

West Lafayette

$28 $14

Enjoy a large selection of songs in several languages while munching on food such as lamb kebabs and edamame and sipping on sake or tea

Bruno Mars at Kentucky International Convention Center on Saturday, September 20, at 5 p.m. (Up to 55% Off)

Bruno Mars

Kentucky International Convention Center

$218.85 $99

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Creamy-voiced vocalist whose star won't stop rising sings hits such as "When I Was Your Man" & "Grenade" to benefit the Muhammad Ali Center

Nick Swardson: Taste It Tour at The Louisville Palace on September 25 at 8 p.m. (Up to 57% Off)

Nick Swardson: Taste It Tour

Louisville Palace

$47 $20

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Comedian best known for Benchwarmers and Reno 911! tours and preps for a new Comedy Central special

Derby City Comedy Festival, September 17–20 (Up to 75% Off)

Derby City Comedy Festival

Multiple Locations

$40 $10

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Festival welcomes local and nationally touring comedians for four days of laughs

Abbey Road On The River at The Galt House Hotel and Belvedere Festival Park, October 24–26 (Up to 43% Off)

Abbey Road On The River

Belvedere Festival Park

$64.44 $40

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Beatles tribute acts, original Wings members, and touring rockers celebrate Sir Paul McCartney's impending first trip to Louisville

Midwest Clean Comedy All-Stars at The Bard's Town Theater on September 26–November 22 (Up to 44% Off)

Midwest Clean Comedy All-Stars

The Bard's Town Theater

$14.18 $8

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Laugh along to standup comics without the worries of crassness in sets suitable for all ages

Murder-Mystery Dinner Show for One or Two at The Dinner Detective (Up to 51% Off)

The Dinner Detective

Fairgrounds

$79.94 $39

Guests dig into appetizers and a 3-course meal while trying to solve an interactive murder mystery, where actors blend in among the diners

$11 for $20 Worth of Pub Food at Gypsy's Sports Grille

Gypsy's Sports Grille

Louisville

$20 $11

Cod-cake sliders with jalapeño-ranch dressing and pork-tenderloin sandwiches served up at a restaurant that supports no-kill animal shelters

One or Two Social Speed-Dating Events from Dinner With Friends Social Club (50% Off)

Dinner With Friends Social Club

Multiple Locations

$199 $99

Groups of eight meet at local bars and restaurants for an evening of dining, cocktails, and getting to know each other

The Janoskians at Mercury Ballroom on September 25 at 7 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

The Janoskians

Mercury Ballroom

$30.25 $15

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Australian teens best known for their popular—and sometimes controversial—YouTube channel perform comedic hits such as "Real Girls Eat Cake"

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First-run movies, including 3-D and family films, light up the screens at Republic Theatre Group, LLC's six locations in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. Concession stands attract nostrils and stomachs alike with fragrant popcorn, taste-bud-tickling candy, and canteens of soda.

1624 Highway 44
Shelbyville,
IN
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McSwain's Smokehouse gathers a medley of classic recipes from the country's most respected barbecuing regions?Texas, Memphis, the Carolinas, and Kansas City. Hickory smokers cook bacon-wrapped ribs, polish sausages, and slow-smoked beef brisket. In addition to these, chefs build more than a dozen sandwiches, including the McSwain burger topped with shaved brisket, barbecue sauce, and cole slaw. Though the restaurant's food spans different parts of the country, its drink list tends to celebrate Indiana, with a variety of locally brewed beers available in the outdoor beer garden.

50 N State Road 135
Bargersville,
IN
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Simple Brew Cafe stocks its shelves with homemade bakeries, sandwiches, and Broad Ripple’s Hubbard & Cravens Coffee, and caters events with from-scratch dishes. Tap Simple Brew for a baby shower, baby birthday party, or post-game celebration for a baseball team of babies, and the Simple Brew team of culinary crafters will dole out plates for up to 500 people. Catered breakfast gatherings (starting at $5 per person) jumpstart days with biscuits dressed in signature homemade sausage gravy, breakfast casseroles, and french toast and fluffy hotcakes painted with warm maple syrup. Catered lunches ($6 per person) come bearing all-natural chicken salad and gluten-free mayo, and meals in bulk are made up of half pans of mac 'n’ cheese (starting at $15) and BBQ pulled pork, which arrives slow-cooked, marinated, and sauced in its own savory-sweet juices ($8.99 per pound).

502 N Meridian St
Greenwood,
IN
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Located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis in White River State Park, the Indiana State Museum showcases the state’s art, science and cultural history from the prehistoric era to now. The museum’s permanent collection tells Indiana’s story, from glaciers to the first settlers, with a Native American exhibit that highlights the various cultures of local and regional tribes. The first floor showcases the state’s natural history while the second floor has its cultural history, with exhibits like The Ancient Seas, Birth of the Earth, Crossroads of America and Global Indiana. Each year, several traveling exhibits pass through the museum, allowing visitors to see something new with each trip. During Christmastime every year, part of the museum’s third floor transforms into Santa’s home, and children can ride the Santa Claus Express train. The museum also contains an IMAX theater, showing documentaries and family-friendly movies.

650 West Washington Street
Indianapolis,
IN
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It seems fitting for the Indiana Repertory Theatre to be housed in such a dramatically beautiful 1927 multi-story concrete building. With its white terra cotta façade, emphasized by the Spanish-baroque style triangular curved arch, the building draws attention to the theatre troupe’s glowing marquee in downtown Indianapolis. Inside, the cadre of actors pull crowds in further, showcasing classic productions and newer works with seeming ease. A marble-floored grand lobby welcomes in theatergoers looking to catch one of their nine annual productions, while the sweeping staircase shows mezzanine level patrons to their plush seats. The not-for-profit Indiana Repertory Theatre, founded in 1972, is the only League of Resident Theatres entity in Indiana, sporting more than 100 seasonal and full-time staff.

140 W Washington St
Indianapolis,
IN
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From the second-story balcony of Tavern On South's century-old building, diners enjoy seasonal menu creations illuminated by a blend of moonlight and the glowing Indianapolis skyline. As noted by Indianapolis Monthly in 2011, the interior's wooden accents and iconic photos of the city "lend the [newly opened] tavern a timeless patina," as diners sip on regional craft beers and thoughtfully selected wines.

Chef Allen Shideler orchestrates the menu and composes its dishes with seasonal ingredients, serving plates such as the chicken pomodoro in accordance with the growing seasons of herbs and the migratory patterns of tomatoes. The tavern is also within walking distance of Lucas Oil Stadium, allowing diners to stroll over to games after dinner.

423 W South St
Indianapolis,
IN
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