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WEEKEND GUIDE WITH TERRI STACY

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FRIDAY, OCT. 20th

 

ADVENTURES IN SPACE: DR. DAVID WOLF

9am|Madam Walker Theater

Indiana’s own Astronaut, Physician & Engineer will show kids and adults rarely seen footage from space for this very special STEM Program.  It’s FREE, but reservations are required  (317) 236-2099.

 

 

MUSIC FOR ALL’S BANDS OF AMERICA REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

11am|Lucas Oil Stadium

64 of the best High School Marching Bands from all over the country will compete in one of the nation’s most prominent championships.  Preliminaries start today with the Finals on Saturday at 7:30pm.

 

 

11th ANNUAL COBURN-FEST – “PURPLE FOR A PURPOSE”

6:30pm|Biltwell Event Center

You’re invited to dress in any purple attire, enjoy fantastic food…complimentary wine and Sun King Beer.  Live entertainment and games included!  This is a huge fundraiser for Coburn Place so they can continue their mission offering support services and resources to men, women and kids affected by domestic violence. 

                                                                                                                             

 

CHILLING CHATHAM ARCH-LOCKERBIE GHOST WALK

7pm|Athenaeum

Set in the Theatre District of downtown Indianapolis…one of the most interesting areas of the city!  You’ll learn about James Whitcomb Riley, Cockroach Row, the murder of Dr. Helene Knabe, Old St. Joe, and their hauntings.  $15-$18.  Ages 9+ only!  Reservations required! 

 

 

“FINDING NEVERLAND”

8pm|Clowes Memorial Hall

The winner of Broadway.com’s “Audience Choice Award” for Best Musical.  Finding Neverland tells the story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters, Peter Pan.   Presented by Broadway in Indianapolis.  The show goes through Sunday.

 

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 21st

 

MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER 5K WALK

7:30am|Victory Field

Come and celebrate survivors, pay tribute to loved ones lost and help save lives from breast cancer. Registration begins at 7:30am and the walk begins at 9am.

 

YMI 2nd ANNUAL DONUT RIDE

9am| Jack’s Donuts – Fishers

This is a bicycle focused event benefiting the Youth Mentoring Initiative, leaving from Jack’s Donuts at 13576 E. 131st St., with 3 courses that take riders to donut shops in Fortville, Pendleton, and back to Fishers.  The rides are 15, 30 and 56 miles.  Each participate receives one free donut at each location.

 

 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL “HOLIDAY BOTIQUE

9am|Riviera Club

Nearly 40 vendors and artisans, including home décor, pottery, fine art, American Doll clothing and more!  Lunch and a cash bar are available.  The Indiana Blood Mobile will be on site to accept blood donations, but you need to register ahead of the event.  www.donorpoint.org, sponsor name St. Vincent DePaul.    Admission:  Non Perishable food item, or personal hygiene products.

 

 

THE POWER OF POISON EXHIBIT

10am|Indiana State Museum

Opening Day of this fantastic national traveling exhibition on loan from the American Museum of Natural History in New York.  The exhibit tells the story of poison’s role in nature, through interactive, hands on discovery.

 

CITY MARKET CATACOMBS TOUR

11am|Indianapolis City Market

The Indianapolis City Market and Indiana Landmarks offer guided descents into the catacombs, a long hidden ruin beneath Whistler Plaza.  Learn the history, which includes it’s use as a storage facility during the flood of 1913.  Tours depart at 11am, 11:30, Noon, 12:30 and 1pm from the west plaza.  

 

SIP. BARK. REPEAT”  WAGS TO WITCHES

Noon|Daniel’s Vineyard

A spooky afternoon benefitting the Humane Society of Indianapolis.  Bring your dogs dressed up in their best costumes!  Prizes, music, food and of course wine!  Leashed dogs welcome but you’ll need to bring proof of shots.  $5 per dog.

 

 

HAUNTED INDIANAPOLIS DOWNTOWN GHOST WALK

7pm|Monument Circle

A 2-hour tour of haunted theatres,  and businesses along Meridian Street, and the Wholesale District.  You’ll visit the places haunted by local early 1900 gangs and ladies of the evening, a Midwest serial killer and more!  Ages 9+ only and reservations are required.

 

 

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 22nd

 

BUD LIGHT TAILGATE ON GEORGIA STREET

10am|Georgia Street

Join “Hammer & Nigel” as they broadcast live, before the Colts game!  Enjoy live entertainment, food, games, and $3 Bud Lights.

 

 

FALL HARVEST BEER BRUNCH

11am|Four Day Ray Brewing in Fishers

A unique tasting of local food and drink, brewery tours and rides on the Pint Cycle with owner/homebrewer Brian Graham who will share his knowledge of beer!  In partnership with DigIN.  $30.

 

BROAD RIPPLE BREWPUB HOODS & HOPS CAR SHOW

Noon|Opti-Park

FREE event for Spectators and $10 to register your car.  Over 100 cars expected with good food, craft beer and more.  Proceeds benefit BRVA.   Goes until 4pm

 

 

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