Weekend Guide with Terri Stacy
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Friday, June 23
7 PM|Indianapolis Museum of Art Amphitheater
Film starts at dusk. Fantastic venue under the stars, so bring your blanket and picnic basket! King David Dogs and Sun King brewery are on available for purchase on site too.
7:30 PM|Hilbert Circle Theater
You’ll Relive the magic of the film on a 40 foot high definition screen, while hearing the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable score. An unforgettable event! Friday and Saturday, tickets start at $25.
8 PM|Conner Prairie
You and your friends can buy a table by the stage, or bring your own chairs or blanket for the lawn for this one night only show. A tribute to the Eagles and founding member Glenn Fry. Celebrate and sing along to the bands hits, including Hotel California, Desperado, and Heartache Tonight.
Saturday, June 24
10 AM|Eiteljorg Museum
The Eiteljorg two day Indian Market and Festival has grown into one of the top Native American Art Markets in the country, and thousands of people attend every year. You’ll meet Native American Artists from more than 60 tribes that have brought their handmade art, jewelry, pottery, paintings and sculptures to the Eiteljorg. The weekend also includes performances from Native American Musicians, chefs, and storytellers.
12 PM|Library Services Center
Books make great gifts and the Library Store has some fantastic prices during their ½ Price Day! Buy new and used books as well as other items off the Book Sale’s already discounted prices. Proceeds support Library programs and services through the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
12 PM|Indiana State Fairgrounds
We have too many homeless pets here in central Indiana, and a lot of people feel uncomfortable going to shelters to find a few four legged family member. This is where the Indy Mega Pet Adoption comes in! Saturday and Sunday, you’re invited to the Fairgrounds where rescue groups will bring over 1,000 fantastic dogs and cats of all breeds, ages and sizes for you to meet. All animals are fixed and microchipped AND you’ll be able to take them home the same day. Admission is free. Adoption is $30.
1 PM|Craig Park
This is Greenwood’s most anticipated community event, drawing more than 50,000 people every summer to celebrate America. Festivities include local food & drink. A parade…kids zone and more. Indiana’s best fireworks show ends the evening at dusk.
1 PM|Click here for locations
Bring the kids to one of the 7 selected IFD stations and meet the firefighters who serve that area. Learn family escape plans, practice 911 calls...Station tours and of course apparatus displays and more! Goes until 4:00.
IFD Open House This Saturday June 24 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM Stop by Stations 5, 13, 15, 24, 28, 34, 42 & meet your neighborhood firefighters— IFD NEWS (@IFD_NEWS) June 20, 2017
6 PM|Pan Am Plaza
Love this one! More than 30 local restaurants are bringing their best tacos, as you enjoy 4 ounce margaritas and tequila. And for those of you that can’t get enough…you can enter the taco-eating contest! Wear your favorite “taco” themed t-shirt and you might win a prize! $25 at the door. If you’d like to enter one hour early…VIP tickets are $35.
GIVEAWAY We have 2 tickets for a lucky person to be a part of the inaugural, sold out, 'Tacos,Tequila & Margaritas Festival'. Date is Saturday, June 24, 2017. Rules to enter are simple: 1. Like this pic 2. Tag a foodie friend who loves s & 3. No limit to how many you can tag. We'll randomly select a winner and contact you directly. ((Giveaway open until Friday)) #eathereindy
6:30 PM|Indiana State Fairgrounds Grand Hall
Hosted by Patti Spitler, the Semi Formal Canine Catwalk will be a fun evening for pets and their owners, while brining awareness to the valuable services dogs can bring to people with Parkinson’s. Music, food, VIP Bark Bar. All friendly dogs are welcome with awards going to the cutest outfit, best dressed and most unique costume.
Sunday, June 25
8:30 AM|Roy G. Holland Park in Fishers
Games, food, live entertainment all day. 4:00 – The 29th Fishers Freedom Festival Main Parade. Fireworks at dusk.
1 PM|The Benton House
The Tradition Continues! Since 2000, the Irvington Garden Club has highlighted the best gardens in historic Irvington. Gather ideas and inspiration as you tour the gardens at this year's event. Tickets are only $10.
3 PM|Broad Ripple Canal Rainbow Bridge
The Broad Ripple Canal Duck Race has all kinds of family events…Buy a duck and join in the Rubber Duck Race that starts at 4:30. The winner gets a prize basket valued at over $400! Lots of space to watch the race on either side of the canal. Buy a duck for $5.