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Penrod Arts Fair Entertainment Schedule

Invariably described as “Indiana’s Nicest Day,” the Penrod Arts Fair at the Indianapolis Museum of Art in downtown Indianapolis is coming on Saturday, September 12, 2009. Hours for this enormous Indianapolis arts showcase are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Borders, Hubbard & Cravens, Marsh Supermarkets and the National Bank of Indianapolis. The cost is $12 in advance and $15 on the day of the show.  Indianpolis children under ten are admitted free.

This popular art fair is renowned as one of the largest of its type not only of all cities in Indiana, but the entire nation as well. Among the many Indianapolis events available to Hoosiers year-round, the Penrod Arts Fair has been right at the top for over 50 years. The fair offers six separate entertainment stages presenting Indianapolis bands, dance groups and more than 300 Indianapolis artists, plus areas to showcase over 50 Indianapolis charity and non-profit organizations that have a connection to the Indianapolis art community.

Penrod 2009 Entertainment

WFYI Channel 20 Blues Stage
11 – 12 noon: Gordon Bonham
12:20 – 1:40: Duke Tumato
2 – 3:40: Tad Robinson
4 – 5: Gene Deer

Penrod Arts Fair Dance Stage
9 – 10: Expressenz Dance Center
10 – 11: Russian Ballet Academy of Indiana
11 – 12 noon: Indiana Ballet Company
12 – 1: Dance Kaleidoscope
1 – 2: Indianapolis School of Ballet
3 – 4: Dance Magic
4 – 5: Central Indiana Dance Ensemble

Penrod Symphony Stage
10 – 11 am: Prelude Awards, presented by the Indianapolis Children’s Museum and the Penrod Society
11 – 1 pm: Carmel Symphony Orchestra
1 – 1:30: Indianapolis Women’s Chorus
1:30 – 2: Indianapolis Men’s Chorus
2 – 3 pm: Indianapolis Children’s Choir

Penrod Rock Stage
10:30 – 11:40: Rich Hardesty with Moe Z
12 – 1:15: Living Proof
1:35 – 3:15: Paul Butler and Partners in Crime
3:35 – 5: Peace Train

Penrod Jazz Stage
11 – 12:30: Cynthia Lane
12:50 – 2:15: Frank Glover
2:35 – 4: Lesley Burns

WFYI Children’s Stage
9:30 – 9:45: Melchior Marionettes
9:45 – 10:15: Express Kids
10:15 – 10:45: Kid Kazooey & the Ballroom Roustabouts
10:45 – 11:15: Rhythim Fun with Bill Bailey
11:15 – 11:30: Young Magicians
11:30 – 11:45: Melchior Marionettes
11:45 – 12:15: Express Kids
12:15 – 12:45: Kid Kazooey & the Ballroom Roustabouts
12:45 – 1:15: Rhythm Fun with Bill Bailey
1:15 – 1:30: Young Magicians
1:30 – 1:45: Melchior Marionettes
1:45 – 2:30: Express Kids
2:30 – 3: Kid Kazooey & the Ballroom Roustabouts
3 – 3:15: Young Magicians
3:15 – 3:45: Rhythm Fun with Bill Bailey
3:45 – 4: Melchior Marionettes
4 – 4:30: Kid Kazooey & the Ballroom Roustabouts

Events listed are subject to change. Check the Penrod Arts Fair Entertainment Schedule online for updates.