Weekend Guide with Terri Stacy
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Friday, May 5
12 PM| The Greenhouse at Indiana School for the Blind & Visually Impaired
One of my favorite places to find healthy, unusual plants at fantastic prices! Students, along with Master Gardener volunteers grow and propagate plants all year long in their greenhouse. Four times a year, they hold a sale. Annuals, perennials, herbs, hanging baskets and vegetables. Cash or check. NO Credit Cards! All proceeds benefit the ISBVI Horticulture program. Goes through May 13th.
7 PM| The Rathskeller
The tradition continues! POLKA BOY, Grand Opening weekend of the Rathskeller Biergarten. Good food, German beer, great venue, and Polka Boy live! Should be a great opening night for the Biergarten.
8 PM|The Palladium
“Charlie Hustle”, baseball legend Pete Rose will share stories from his record-shattering and controversial career in this special appearance at the Palladium. No autographs will be allowed for this event. Good seats still available.
Saturday, May 6
7:30 AM|Downtown Indy
Be aware that 35,000 participants will be downtown near the starting line at the intersection of Washington and West Street, with streets blocked along the route, as they run/walk west towards the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, along Michigan Street do a lap around the 2.5 mile track before heading back down New York Street to the finish line. Streets should start reopening after 12 PM.
10 AM|Big Car Tube Factory Artspace in Fountain Square
Part “Coffee Festival” and part “Neighborhood Block Party”! Tinker Coffee Company invites you to the Inaugural Indianapolis Cup! It’s a celebration of coffee with proceeds going to Project Alianza. The Indianapolis Cup will kick off with a full cupping of our latest and greatest coffee blends, followed by coffee demonstrations by some of the Midwest’s best coffee pros. For discount ticket information, click here.
12 PM|Coxhall Gardens in Carmel
Opening day for Indianapolis Monthly’s first reconstruction project! It’s big, and it’s breathtaking on 10 acres in Carmel, overlooking Williams Creek. You’ll park at Coxhall Gardens on Towne Rd, then a shuttle will take you to the Dream Home. All of the proceeds go to the Dyslexia Institute. The tour goes through the 21st.
1 PM|Hamilton East Public Library in Noblesville
The Indiana Renaissance Faire is casting volunteers for the 2017 Faire season with opportunities for people with a wide range of performance skills and experience. You must be at least 14 years old, and interviews with be conducted on a first come first serve basis.
Sunday, May 7
1:30 PM|BodySpace Yoga & Wellness
After running the "Mini" on Saturday, you deserve some pampering! An Indy Mini Marathon Veteran will lead a class through an hour of "restorative yoga" to help shake off some of the tiredness out of your legs. Bring your medal to class for a special surprise!