WEEKEND GUIDE WITH TERRI STACY
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FRIDAY, DEC. 15th
5pm|St. John Catholic Church
Both indoor and outdoor festivities through Sunday! Come see the canopy of lights, live animal Nativity, the alpine slide, German foods & beer. Dress warm for the caroling and luminary walk! FREE admission. Sat 11-9pm, Sun 11-3pm.
A 90 minute walking tour that takes you back in time to 1836 Prairietown, where it’s the night before Christmas! Family friendly and reservations also available on Dec. 16th, 22-23. Tours every 12 minutes. $12-$16.
6pm|Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Celebrate the season at the IMS with a longer route this year! 2 ½ Million Lights illuminate the expanded lineup of beautiful holiday displays. Different Ticket Options - $25-$50. Goes to Dec. 30th. CLICK HERE to win tickets!
7pm|IMAX Theater at the Indiana State Museum
The IMAX Theater in the Indiana State Museum is one of only a dozen theater’s chosen globally to off the full IMAX Experience. The downtown IMAX is providing 76 hours of back to back screenings. Lots of special activities on opening night! Scattered seats still available throughout the weekend.
— IMAX Downtown Indy (@imaxindy) December 11, 2017
7pm|Civic Theater in Carmel
Opening night of the musical about Joseph, his father Jacob…his eleven brothers and a coat of many colors! You’ll love it! Goes through January 6th.
Celebrate the season with what’s become a favorite family holiday tradition. Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and 3 lively ghosts take you on a snowy journey. Following tonight’s show, stay and mingle with the cast of A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Pictures and autographs are encouraged!
SATURDAY, Dec. 16th
8am|Lucas Oil Stadium
The largest single day blood drive in Indiana! Blood drive participants will receive a limited edition Colts football featuring Frank Gore. Make an appointment to donate HERE! You can also tour the field and the Colts locker room. Holiday movies will be shown on the big screens and plenty of chances to win prizes!
5 DAYS! Bleed Blue is approaching and appointments are filling up fast! Have you made your appointment yet? If you haven't, what the heck are you waiting for?! Schedule now: https://t.co/2trK41iNGe pic.twitter.com/kPWUQ6C5Ny
— Indiana Blood Center (@indianablood) December 11, 2017
11am|Sports Zone Indy
Indy Saints is a member of the Women’s Premier Soccer League and they will compete in the inaugural 2018 season. Tryouts will be from 11 to 1pm and will take place at Memorial Field at Park Tudor H.S.
Noon|The Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
Come and celebrate the iconic film “A CHRISTMAS STORY”, set in Hammond Indiana. All afternoon, the History Center will offer themed trivia, Chinese take-out crafts, and plenty of photo opportunities! FREE with admission to the “Indiana Experience” and “Festival of Trees”.
Noon|Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Get your tickets today for a fun afternoon of local college basketball! Purdue takes on Butler at noon, followed by IU versus Notre Dame at 2:30pm.
2 & 8pm|Hilbert Circle Theatre
The ISO, with Jack Everly and Sandi Patty are back for what has become a family holiday tradition. Some of Broadway’s best singers and dancers, from all over the country are here once again. Through December 23rd.
— Indy Symphony (@Indy_Symphony) December 10, 2017
3 & 8pm|Carmel Palladium – The Center for Performing Arts
The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir presents “Festival of Carols’ with the Indianapolis Chamber orchestra. The Midwest’s beloved holiday tradition features your favorite carols and holiday music performed by the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir. SUNDAY’s performance is at 3pm.
5:30pm|Building Bridges Early Learning Center
Multiple light displays, a candy land village…pictures with Santa and horse drawn carriage rides. FREE Admission. Goes until 8pm.
6pm – 8pm|Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site
Everyone loves this special candlelight presentation of one of our favorite Christmas classics! Complimentary snacks and hot cider. You’ll move from room to room to enjoy the performances throughout the home. Lasts about 1 hour, and tours leave every 30 minutes. Check the website for SUNDAY’s available times.
SUNDAY, Dec. 17th
2 & 4pm|Indy Eleven Theater
If your family loves magic…then this is for you! Conductor Cody will take you on a train trip to the North Pole, and with each stop…he’ll share some railroad themed magic! $15 for adults - $12 for ages 12 and under.
7:30pm|Old National Centre
Of their 4 shows here in Indy, this is the ONLY show NOT sold out! Just a few tickets left. The male a cappella ensemble began in 1996 at IU and have become extremely popular among all ages.