Easter weekend is quickly approaching and for students stuck in Muncie, there are still ways to celebrate the holiday. Here are some events taking place for students and community members to get involved in.
Where: Charles W. Brown Planetarium
When: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday
What to expect: Attendees get to learn about solar eclipses in time for the solar eclipse that will occur on August 21.
'Anna in the Tropics'
Where: Edward S. Strother Studio Theatre
When: April 20-22 at 7:30 p.m. and April 22, 23 at 2:30 p.m.
What to expect: The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Anna in the Tropics" follows the lives of Cuban immigrants working in a cigar factory in Ybor City, Florida, in 1929. A lector is hired to read to the workers during their shifts, but when the lector begins to read "Anna Karenina," the listeners lives become intertwined with the drama of Tolstoy’s novel.
Farm Festival (Ag Days)
Where: Delaware County Exposition Center/Fairgrounds, 1210 N. Wheeling Ave.
When: 8 a.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday
What to expect: Farm Festival is an annual festival promoting agricultural and farming education.
Free Saturday at the Muncie Children’s Museum
Where: Muncie Children's Museum, 515 S. High St.
When: 10 a.m. Saturday
What to expect: Free Saturdays take place the third Saturday of every month.
Oakhurst Special Saturdays
Where: Minnetrista’s Oakhurst Gardens, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy.
When: 10 a.m. Saturday
What to expect: Free, recurring community event where families can explore the home and gardens and participate in various activities through Let There Be Art.
Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Sale
Where: Minnetrista’s Oakhurst Home & Gardens, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy.
When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
What to expect: Hosted by the Ball State Glass Alliance. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the event, and include admission to the egg hunt, a glass egg, candy-filled plastic eggs and photos with the Easter Bunny.
Easter Egg Hunt – Reynolds Farm Equipment
Where: Reynolds Farm Equipment, 2220 East McGalliard Road
When: 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday
What to expect: Family Easter egg hunt.
Where: Morrow’s Meadow Park, 1901 S. Tiger Drive
When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday
What to expect: Free event. A pet parade will take place at 11 a.m. and the Easter egg hunt will commence at 12 p.m.