WEEKEND GUIDE WITH TERRI STACY
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FRIDAY – Dec. 29th
Find out how Indiana settlers survived through winters of the past at this INDOOR experience. Today is opening day! Hear from a fur trader, try pickling your own food, and forage with a Civil War Soldier. Lunch is available. Goes through Jan. 7th.
The wildly popular holiday exhibit is back! Nine working model trains travel around local and national landmarks. More than 1,200 feet of track! It’s fantastic and you’ll have plenty of time to see it because it goes through Jan. 15th.
10am|Indiana Convention Center
Tens of thousands of Hoosiers attend the Indy Auto Show every year, and this one is the 2nd longest running auto show in the country. 21 major manufacturers are here to show off their 2018 models. More than 400 vehicles on display through Jan. 1st. $7 at the door. Active Duty Military, Fire & Police FREE.
— Bob Burchfield (@AroundIndy) December 26, 2017
SATURDAY, Dec. 30th
10am|Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
Still time to see 80 gorgeous holiday themed trees, and a 30 foot “show-stopper” in Eli Lilly Hall! This year they have more special programs, as well as your old favorites. Goes thru January 6th.
5:30pm|Indiana State Fairgrounds – Centennial Hall
A beautiful sight through January 7th. 33 sets of artist designed, handmade giant lantern displays! Food and other cultural activities, along with nightly stage performances. $10 - $15 admission.
— Do317 (@Do317) December 15, 2017
6pm|Indianapolis Motor Speedway
The FINAL night to 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.
7pm|Civic Theater in Carmel
The musical about Joseph, his father Jacob, his eleven brothers and a coat of many colors! You’ll love it! Goes through January 6th.
SUNDAY, Dec. 31st
10am|The Indianapolis Children’s Museum
A fun way to celebrate the final day of 2017! Music from Grammy nominated musician Zak Morgan, plus all of the museum’s holiday activities as the clock ticks closer to noon. Everyone receives festive favors for the big moment, while supplies last. Entry included with admission.
Celebrate the new year with the kids—hours before midnight hits! Countdown to Noon is #Indy's favorite family-friendly #NewYearsEve tradition. Join us Dec. 31 to celebrate water clock countdowns at noon or 1pm—plus special performances and activities! https://t.co/rxuIBXjFOt pic.twitter.com/KK5FBg6cOx
— 🦖The Children's Museum of Indianapolis (@TCMIndy) December 19, 2017
6pm|Indiana State Museum
This is another one that allows the little ones to celebrate early! Face painting, stilt walkers, and music will highlight the evening with a balloon drop at 8pm. $15 for non-members. Children 4 and under are free. Reservations are recommended. 317-232-1637
9pm|Pan Am Plaza Pavilion
A one of a kind New Year’s Eve experience that will provide you with more stuff than any other party in the city! Live performances along with Percussionist Joe “Meltdown” Music. Burlesque dancers, an Aerialist, a premium open bar and appetizers. Early bird tickets start at $100.
9pm|The Silver Center Event Hall
3 huge parties…1 price! Each room has a different party! “Caesars Palace” in the Platinum Suite where you’ll see Toy Factory perform. BBQ Heaven will provide dinner. All comedy show in the Sterling Suite with food provided by Wing Stop. In the Bullion Suite, Elite Casino Tables and their LIVE dealers will have Roulette, Craps, Poker and Blackjack tables with FANTASTIC prizes!
Georgia Street is a great place to be this New Year’s Eve with plenty of entertainment, food and drink and fireworks! At 11:59pm, an IndyCar is hoisted above the crowd and will once again descend to the ground as the clock strikes midnight. FREE!
VIP Dance Club format with DJ Marcus. Largest Cash Balloon Drop in the Vogue’s history! Crazy drink specials from the decades. Live dancers and performers. Pyrotechnics and lasers! $20 admission.
#NYE2018 is just over a week away! Check out this list of things to do featuring our #40thanniversary NYE celebration: https://t.co/GFBSU0mlwG Tix and packages available at https://t.co/DkdeKPMP8c and box-office! #40yearsofentertainment pic.twitter.com/iyAbvZ0LG4
— The Vogue Theatre (@TheVogue) December 22, 2017