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WEEKEND GUIDE WITH TERRI STACY

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FRIDAY, Nov. 3rd

 

22nd ANNUAL SPIRIT & PLACE FESTIVAL

8am|Locations vary daily

This years’ them is “POWER”.  The Spirit & Place Festival is a celebration of the arts, humanities and religion to build bridges and recognize the places that make our community special. More than 110 partners have created 37 events in 32 venues across the city.   It runs through the 12th and hours and locations vary daily. 

 

 

BILLY JOEL IN CONCERT

8pm|Bankers Life Fieldhouse

6 time Grammy Award winning superstar and Rock &Roll Hall of Fame Inductee comes to Indy for one show!  First solo appearance in Indianapolis in 18 years.  The Lightbound Courtside Club opens at 6:15pm.

 

E.T.  THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL:  FILM and ORCHESTRA

8pm|Hilbert Circle Theater

Experience the magic once more!  Jack Everly conducts the ISO, as you watch Steven Spielberg’s cinematic masterpiece on the big screen!  Friday, Saturday and Sunday performances. 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY, Nov. 4th

 

CNO FINANCIAL INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MARATHON

8am|Downtown Indy

Along with a half marathon, 5K and kids “fun run”…Race weekend has lots of events for the whole family.  Celebrating 10 years, The Monumental Marathon is now one of the 20 largest marathons in the country.  Starting and finishing at the Indiana State Capitol…the course takes you through historical neighborhoods, and landmarks around Indianapolis. 

 

 

35th ANNUAL CENTER GROVE CRAFT FAIR

8:30am|Center Grove High School

Come out and enjoy a day of shopping and support Center Grove Football!  Over 250 Exhibitors, including arts, crafts, and handmade gifts.  Breakfast and lunch available for purchase.  $2 admission.

 

 

INDY MADE MARKET 2017

9am|Hamilton County Fairgrounds

   Over 60 handmade artisans at the Indy MADE Market!  Browse booth after booth of unique handmade items.  Each space is designed like a mini shop.  Goes until 2pm!

 

 

 

INAUGURAL INDIANA GROWN COFFEE CONNECT

10am|Bent Rail Brewery

Sip, and sample a variety of Indiana Coffee Roasters!  A special brunch menu will feature local foods, plus you’ll learn how to grind and roast beans for the very best cup of coffee!  Free admission.

 

 

IndyLUG FOOD DRIVE

10am|Saxony Hall – Fishers

Over 2,000 sq. ft. of LEGO creations presented by Brickworld and you can see it for FREE with a donation of a non-perishable food item.  Bring the whole family for a great cause!  Donations benefit the Hamilton County Harvest Food Bank.  Goes until 6pm.

 

 

“HEROES FROM THE HEARTLAND”

10am|Indiana State Museum

This is an outstanding exhibit I hope every Hoosier gets a chance to see before it closes on Veterans Day.  It celebrates the contributions of Indiana Veterans, and offering resources available to Veterans returning home.  You are asked to participate by electronically contributing pictures of Veterans and active duty personnel.  The State Museum is also having a canned food drive for the Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation.  FREE Admission for Veterans.

 

 

911 SLUGFEST

5:30pm|Tindall Armory

The 911 Slugfest is an amateur boxing competition between Indiana’s finest police officers and bravest firefighters.  All proceeds benefit The Make A Wish Foundation.  Doors open at 5:30 with matches beginning at 7:30pm.  The police and fire teams consists of 13 fighters.   They are also fighting for possession of the “Staff of Champions”, their roving team trophy.   Tickets start at $10.

 

 

“FOLLOW THE NORTH STAR”

6:30pm|Conner Prairie

Opening weekend of a one of a kind experience.  Learn what it was like to be a slave on the Underground Railroad in this award winning, intense reenactment.  You must be 12+ to participate.  Other dates include Nov. 9-11, and 16-18.

 

DAVID CROSBY & FRIENDS SKY TRAIL TOUR 

8pm|The Carmel Palladium

The two time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash makes a stop in Carmel, showcasing his skills as the brilliant songwriter that he is!  

 

 

ATHENAEUM FOUNDATION OVERNIGHT GHOST HUNT

11pm|The Athenaeum

Unseen Press invites you to a fantastic fundraiser for the Athenaeum Foundation!  Join them at the historic Athenaeum, to investigate one of the most haunted buildings in Indiana!  Bring your own equipment and spend the night at 14 locations including the autopsy suite, the theatre, backstage…upstairs and more!  $50.  Reservations required.   Adults ONLY!

 

                                                                       

 

SUNDAY, Nov. 5th

 

YOGI’S TOY SHOW

10am|Hamilton County Fairgrounds

All kinds of great toys for all ages!  Star Wars, Johnny Lightning, games, diecast Hot Wheels,  and more!  $6 admission, but $20 gets you in to preview toys early. 

 

 

26th ANNUAL CHOCOLATE SUNDAY

Noon|The Ritz Charles in Carmel

Chocolate Sunday is an annual luncheon and chocolate extravaganza to support the Alzheimer’s Association.  There are also some fantastic “chocolate” silent auction items!  $100. Per person.

 

 

RICK SPRINGFIELD “STRIPPED DOWN SOLO ACOUSTIC

7pm|The Carmel Palladium

Actor and teen idol…Rick Springfield burst into stardom in the ‘80’s with 16 Top 40 hits, including “Jesse’s Girl”.   This tour is said to be an interactive performance, exploring the stories behind the songs.

 

 

LADY GAGA:  “THE JOANNE WORLD TOUR

7:30pm|Bankers Life Fieldhouse

She’s one of a kind!  Grammy and Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominated Lady Gaga stops in Indy for one night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

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