This Week in Middletown (November 1- November 6)

I published on Monday the schedule for Halloween, so I’ll start with Tuesday moving through the rest of the week here.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 | 7:30pm

 Jake Shimabukuro Ukulele Show
Location: Miami University Middletown – Finkelman Auditorium, 4200 E University Blvd
Middletown OH

Jake has been touring incessantly since the release of his debut album Nashville Sessions which hit #3 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Albums Chart this week. Breaking from the traditional sounds of the ukulele he’s focused on for past albums – Jake went into a Nashville studio this past January to jam with two top Nashville session players, Jake’s bassist Nolan Verner and drummer Evan Hutchings. Jake is hitting most states, filling up venues, evidence of the devoted fan base that is flourishing even in cities he is visiting for the first time.

Below is the press release with more information on the project and asset links.

Watch click “Kilauea” video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8aKlQOUaMc&feature=youtu.be

Stream Nashville Sessions: https://soundcloud.com/jci-1/sets/jake-shimabukuro-nashville-sessions/s-9JkMv

Download Nashville Sessions: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/6r90ssconogqk0g/AAA8pBU_4wSmXmn7TGIOr_IKa?dl=0

Parking is at Verity Lodge and at the bottom of the hill near Johnston Hall

First Friday: Ale in Autumn

Friday, November 4, 2016 | 5:00pm

First Friday!

Join Downtown Middletown for the second annual Ale in Autumn! The downtown Middletown beer garden will be at Governor’s Square, located at the corner of Broad Street & Central Ave. Come taste our fall selection of craft beers and brews, mingle with the people, and have some good old fashioned fall fun!

Every First Friday of the month you can enjoy extended shopping hours, art exhibits, fabulous food and visiting with friends in historic downtown Middletown.

For additional information, contact Mallory Greenham at downtownmanager@gmail.com

 

Saturday, November 5, 2016 | 9:30am – 1:00pm

 Bull’s Run Work Day, Bull’s Run Nature Sanctuary & Arboretum
3909 Rosedale Rd, Middletown OH

Join us as we ready the park for winter by cleaning up and mulching trails, collecting native seeds, and removing invasive species like honeysuckle!

We provide the tools and snacks, you provide the energy and work gloves (if you have them)! All ages are welcome, there are projects for every age and ability.

Please RSVP to BullsRunVolunteers@gmail.com

For More info, see:  www.bullsrun.org

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Central Connections (3907 Central Ave.) is hosting a weekly brunch from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

MENU:
Coconut French toast, Pancakes, Blintzes, Home fries, Polish sausage and peppers, Thick-cut smoked bacon, Scrambled eggs, Fried apples, Biscuits and sausage gravy, Fresh fruit, Yogurt and cottage cheese, Assorted muffins, Assorted pastries, Bagels with cream cheese

Cost is:

· adults–$13.95 per person.
· children ages 4 to 12–$7.95 per child.
· children age 3 and under eat free.

The following drinks are included with brunch; (coffee, orange juice, iced sweet tea, and water). Soda pop is $2 per person with free refills.

Groups of 10 or more will need to reserve tables by calling Chef Karen, 217.2488. or by email atkreed@centralconnections.org

More Info:http://www.centralconnections.org/

 

If you have an event happening in Middletown, let us know!   We’ll add it to our calendar.  Have a great week, Middletown!

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