Five things we love this week: September 16 | five things

Visit the art center

The Kokomo Art Center Volunteer Exhibit opened last week and will be on display until October 8. The Art Center, located at 525 W. Ricketts St., will be open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The exhibit features multiple mediums (such as photography, oil paintings, and 3D art) from seven art center volunteers. There is no admission fee for the exhibition.

endless summer

Although summer is drawing to a close, Kokomo’s summer concert series still has one last show. The Endless Summer Band will be at the Kokomo Performing Arts Pavilion at Foster Park, 721 W. Superior St., Saturday afternoon. The concert is free and the music should start at 6:30 p.m. The show will be opened by Revolver Band, before the Endless Summer Band continues to perform covers of fan-favorite pop and rock songs. Visitors will likely want to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets to the concert.

Wings on Kokomo

The second annual Wings Over Kokomo, hosted by the Commemorative Air Force, will be celebrated on Saturday. The WWII Aviation Celebration will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Sun King Beer Garden opens at 10 a.m., and the Air Show will run from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Vintage plane trips cost between $125 and $550 each way and can be booked at Visitors are also encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to the event, which will take place at Kokomo Municipal Airport, 3637 E. County Road.

Monthly Werewolf

You might hear a bit of a howl in downtown Kokomo on Saturday night. Kingdom Cards & Games, which is located at 126 W. Walnut St., will host its monthly Werewolf games session this weekend. Games are scheduled to start at 7 p.m. and there is no specific time for them to end. The event is free. During each game, players are assigned secret roles; they will either be villagers or werewolves. Then the werewolves try to eat the villagers while the villagers try to capture the werewolves.

farmers market

The Kokomo Farmer’s Market season is coming to an end this month. There are three Saturday morning markets left, including the scheduled 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. market this week. Market vendors sell a variety of goods, including fresh produce and handicrafts. The market is located at 223 W. Mulberry St.

More live music this weekend

The Coterie

The Restless Leg String Band, a psychedelic-influenced bluegrass band from central Kentucky, plays at the Coterie on Saturday night. The door to the venue, located at 107 W. Sycamore St., opens at 8 p.m., and the music is expected to begin around 9:30 p.m. $10 advance tickets for the show are on sale on the La Coterie at

Kokomo Brewery

Love 4 Zero performs at Kokomo Alehouse this Friday. The band is scheduled to play country music from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Although there is no admission charge for the show, the Alehouse, which is located at 1134 Home Ave., will be selling food and drinks during the show.

In theaters


Note : R for strong violence, gore, strong sexual content and graphic nudity.

Operating time: 1h42

Cast: David Corenswet, Mia Goth and Emma Jenkins-Purro

Ground: Filmmaker Ti West returns with another chapter in the twisted world of X in this stunning sequel to the most acclaimed horror film of the year. Trapped on her family’s secluded farm, Pearl must care for her ailing father under the bitter, overbearing watch of her devout mother. Desiring a glamorous life like she’s seen in the movies, Pearl’s ambitions, temptations, and repressions all collide in the stunning, color-inspired origin story of the iconic villain of X.

Friday hours: 2:40, 5:10, 8


Ratings: 86% on Rotten Tomatoes

The female king

Note : PG-13 for sequences of strong violence, some disturbing elements, thematic content, brief language and partial nudity.

Operating time: 2h15

Cast: Viola Davis, John Boyega, Thuso Mbedu and Sheila Atim

Ground: The Woman King is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skill and ferocity unparalleled anywhere in the world. Based on true events, The Woman King follows the emotionally epic journey of General Nanisca (Oscar winner Viola Davis) as she trains the next generation of recruits and prepares them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life.

Schedule : 3:30 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m.


Ratings: 100% on Rotten Tomatoes

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