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Weekend Guide with Terri Stacy

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FRIDAY – August 4th

 

160th INDIANA STATE FAIR

8am|Indiana State Fairgrounds

Opening Day! This year’s theme, “The Wonderful World of Food”!   17 days of fun, food, and farm animals!  New this year…The Subaru Skyride, where you’ll get a view of the State Fair from 35 feet in the air…above Main Street, between the Swine Barn and the Midway.   Opening night features “The Balloon Glow”.   Click HERE to win tickets!

 

 

3rd ANNUAL “FIRST FRIDAY ON THE FARM”

7pm|Public Greens

A 3 course meal including cocktails, wine and beer.  The meal uses only Public Greens “Microfarm” produce!  You’ll also have the opportunity to tour the farm and all proceeds benefit The Patachou Foundation.

 

 

BINGO BLITZ, Presented by The Damar Guild

6:30pm|North Side Knights of Columbus

Raising money for the kids and adults of Damar Services.  Wear your favorite team jersey…eat  some of your favorite stadium foods and play some “BINGO” for a great cause.  $40 includes dinner, beer & wine, bingo cards and dauber.   Games start promptly at 7:30pm.

 

 

KROGER SYMPHONY ON THE PRAIRIE:  “THE BEACH BOYS”

8pm|Conner Prairie Amphitheater

Friday & Saturday, Mike Love and the Beach Boys take the stage for a very special evening of classic hit singles that everybody loves!

 

 

FREE MOVIE NIGHT ON THE CANAL:  “BEST IN SHOW

9pm|Eiteljorg Museum

Check out one of my favorite comedies…the 2000 film, ”BEST IN SHOW” under The Sails at the Eiteljorg!  FREE Admission! Rated PG-13…bring the family, the picnic basket and get there early because there’s a limited number of chairs available.  Otherwise…bring your own.   

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY – AUGUST 5th  (Music For All Band Day at the Indiana State Fair)

 

 

CROONING 4 A CAUSE Benefiting Riley Kids

9am|Monument Circle

Donate $5…sing your favorite song, and the money goes to Riley Hospital for Children.  9a to 9p on the steps of Monument Circle.

 

 

ESKENAZI HEALTH COMMUNITY DAY HEALTH FAIR

9am|Eskenazi Health – West 38th Street

FREE Health Screenings, including BMI, Diabetes, Oral Screenings and more.  Plus FREE Sports Physicals for anyone ages 10-21.  Great prizes throughout the day.

 

 

ONCE UPON A DREAM FASHION SHOW

10:30am|Incrediplex

Riley kid, Kacee Marshall is now a Kent State junior, studying fashion.  She also lives with a spinal defect.  She’s put together a kids fashion show to benefit Pediatric Rehab at Riley Children’s Hospital.  All of the models are Riley Patients, ages 6-17.   It’s FREE, but donations are welcome!

 

 

10th ANNUAL MASS AVE. CRITERIUM & CYCLING FESTIVAL

1pm|Mass Avenue Cultural Area

400+ cyclers, 5,000+ cycling fans…It’s a fantastic event!   Racing until 9pm, in one of the coolest areas in downtown Indy. 

 

 

INDY BURGER BATTLE

1pm|Georgia Street

15 of Indy’s Best Chef’s compete in a “burger” competition that they take very serious, because the winner goes on to the World Burger Battle!  There’s also the “People’s Choice” award which is why you need to sample all $15 burgers!  Live entertainment.  $30-$35 admission.   Proceeds benefit Building Tomorrow.

 

 

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS OPEN PRACTICE

4pm|Warren Central High School

Colts City opens at 4pm, but team warm up isn’t until 5:30 with practice from 6 to 8pm.  FREE!  City Barbeque will be on site too!

 

 

SOMMERFEST 2017

5pm|German Park

There’s still time to celebrate Summer!  Indianapolis Liederkranz invites you to German Park for great food, good beer and music that makes you happy!   Just $5 and kids 12 and under are free!

 

 

BRANTLEY GILBERT IN CONCERT

7pm|Klipsch Music Center

Tickets still available for Brantley Gilbert’s “Devil Don’t Sleep Tour”!  $20-$120.

 

 

 

SUNDAY – AUGUST 6th   (Big Brother Big Sisters Day at the Indiana State Fair)

 

3rd ANNUAL “MUSICFEST FOR MS”

1pm|Crown Hill Cemetery

Featuring Aaron Tippin, Ray Scott, and Scotty Randolph.  Bring your lawn chairs…Food trucks will be on site if you’re hungry!  1,000 American Flags will be passed out from 97.1 Hank FM.  Concert begins at 2:30.  Proceeds benefit the Indiana Chapter of the National MS Society.

 

 

IRVINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S ANNUAL ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Noon|Bona Thompson Memorial Center

It’s more than just ice cream!  Downey Avenue will be closed between University and Ohmer for an Irvington Block Party!  Music, food, a vintage market and the opportunity to win prizes!

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