1) Canal Days
Celebrate Canal Days in Delphi Saturday. Events run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wabash and Erie Canal.
Throughout the day the public is invited to participate in period correct “pick up” cricket matches, narrated and demonstrated by author Tom Melville. At noon there will be a ribbon cutting and opening ceremony for the Gray Bridge.
At 2 p.m. Carroll County Historian & Museum Director Mark Smith will give a narrated walking tour of the outer Interpretive Center, “Faces of the Facade.”
Tom Baugues the organ grinder will provide entertainment all afternoon.
2) See the Church Basement Ladies
Those hilarious Church Basement Ladies have cooked up an all-new show, and it’s being served along with the buffet this summer at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre. "A Mighty Fortress is Our Basement," the fourth and funniest installment yet of this popular series, opens Saturday in Indianapolis.
No one can dish out love, life and a casserole like the Church Basement Ladies. It’s 1960 and the gals are once again required to face the challenges of change head-on. Beverly is turning 15 and gets her first pair of high heels for Confirmation; Karin is finally learning how to drive; Mrs. Snustad and Mrs. Gilmerson plan a food booth at the county fair to raise money, and the pastor announces his impending nuptials.
"A Mighty Fortress is Our Basement" is on stage for 52 performances through Aug. 17. Tickets range from $38.50 to $63.50 and include Chef Odell Ward’s dinner buffet, prepared in-house for each performance, and select beverages.