Weekend Guide with Terri Stacy
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Friday, August 11th
8am | Indiana State Fairgrounds
Weekend #2! Today, celebrating “Cheese”! Sarah “The Cheese Lady” Kaufmann will unveil her Cheese Sculpture at noon in the Ag/Hort Building. Blue October performs on the Free Stage at 7:30pm.
4pm | Broad Ripple Park
In 1906, there used to be an Amusement Park on the site of Broad Ripple Park, and through Sunday…the Village celebrates its history with a carnival. Rides, games, food, a beer garden and live entertainment. Saturday features a vintage market. Goes through Sunday! FREE Admission!
6:30pm | Witten park in Fishers
A great way to start the weekend! Food trucks will be onsite, but you’re welcome to bring your own food and beverages. Pets are welcome too! FREE admission!
7pm | Klipsch Music Center
Featuring special guests Dustin Lynch, Chase Bryant and Lindsay Ell.
7pm | Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Friday and Saturday, join hundreds of other women…all ages and cultures as they come together for this Christian based conference. Scheduled to appear…Kirk Cameron, Christine Caine, Lisa Harper, Angela Thomas Pharr Charles Billingsley and Natalie Grant. Saturday Hours: 7am-2pm
8pm | Conner Prairie Amphitheatre
With their annual Symphony on the Prairie tribute to the Beatles, the Classical Mystery Tour returns! These guys are fantastic! The night includes more than 24 Beatles songs performed exactly as they were originally recorded. Friday & Saturday night.
Saturday, August 12th
8am | various downtown Indy locations
Featuring ensembles made up of 150 brass musicians, percussionists and dance performers ages 14-22. Drug Corps International is said to be Marching Music’s Major League! The days starts at Military Park with a 5K. From 11 to 3 don’t miss the International Music & Food Festival on Pan Am Plaza. 6pm at Lucas Oil Stadium, it’s the World Championships competition.
8am | ”Celebration Plaza” at White River State Park
Raising money for the American Diabetes Association. Register at the door the morning of the event if you don’t do so before Aug. 10th. After you’ve completed the walk, stop by the Festival of wellness exhibits with snacks and entertainment.
9am | Harley Davidson of Indianapolis
Set to take off with a police escort from Indianapolis to the Whitestown Municiple Complex. After the 3 hour ride lunch will be served by LA Café of Whitestown, featuring a live and silent auction. One of the Boone County Humane Society’s biggest fundraisers of the year! $25pp/$40 per couple.
9am | American Legion Post 64
Raising money to build care packages for families at Riley Children’s Hospital…Bring out your trucks, cars motorcycles or whatever else you may have! Hot Wheels Races and more. Food, music and door prizes. FREE admission, but $10 to register your vehicle. Registration starts at 9am and judging begins at 1pm.
7:30pm | Free Stage at the Indiana State Fairgrounds
Featuring Hero Jr., and Four Star Edition and the US Navy Band. FREE with your admission to the State Fair.
Sunday, August 13th
1:30pm | Lucas Oil Stadium
First pre-season game of the season! AmFam Touchdown Town opens at 10:30am. Just outside of the north gate. The best pre-game party location for fans of all ages!
1:35pm | Victory Field
Kids 14 and under eat free! Each child will receive a hot dog, chips and a bottle of water with the price of admission. It’s also Buddy the Dinosaur Day! The star of the hit PBS Kids show “Dinosaur Train”.
7pm | Klipsch Music Center
This is Foreigner’s 40th Anniversary Tour, Featuring special guests Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience.