WEEKEND GUIDE WITH TERRI STACY
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FRIDAY, Jan. 5th
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 State Museum
Last call to gather the family to take a ride on the Santa Clause Express train…and have lunch at the LS Ayres Tearoom…a long time Hoosier family tradition. Free with admission to the Museum. Goes thru Sunday.
We’re celebrating the young at heart on Jan. 3! Senior citizens are invited to join us for a day of fun in #CelebrationCrossing. Ride the Santa Claus Express, gaze at the L.S. Ayres window display & more! https://t.co/AqclilZlgt pic.twitter.com/dhINTbdFSF
— Indiana State Museum (@IndianaMuseum) December 17, 2017
8pm|The Center for The Performing Arts – Carmel
The ELVIS TRIBUTE ARTIST SPECTACULAR Birthday Edition is a decade by decade tribute concert celebrating the music of Elvis Presley. Starring Shawn Klush, Cody Ray Slaughter, Ryan Pelton and Dean Z. Special Guests, The Sweet Inspirations and former member of the Stamps Quartet, Donnie Summer, Bill Blaize, Ed Hill and Larry Strickland.
SATURDAY, Jan. 6th
10am|The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
Young and old alike, LOVE “Jolly Days Winter Wonderland” because you can ice skate in your socks, visit with Santa, see Jingles the Holly Bear, have a snowball fight, and take your turn on the two story Yule Slide! Goes through Sunday.
10am|Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
This is your last chance to see 80 gorgeous holiday themed trees, and a 30 foot “show-stopper” in Eli Lilly Hall!
Start your hear off with FREE Yoga! Beginners welcome, just bring your own mat or towel. First 5 participants in the door get a FREE gift. Karen Powell, registered Yoga Instructor will be your teacher!
10am|Indiana State Fairgrounds West Pavilion
Opening Day! 120,000 Sq. Ft. of RV’s! Compare prices of different models and top brands all under one roof. Special show rates, and on the spot financing with factory incentives. Mon. – Fri. buy one ticket, get one FREE, no coupon required. Show goes thru Jan. 14th.
4pm|Indiana State Fairgrounds Ag-Hort Building
Tonight is “bring your date night” to get a preview of the Sunday show. Enjoy catering and beverage samples and live music…all while getting a start on your wedding plans. Sunday’s Show begins at Noon.
What a perfect holiday tablescape that you can repurpose for NYE! Who's getting married in 2018? Tag @indplsbride for a chance to win a FREE ticket to the Indianapolis Bride Expo on January 6th 💍 pic.twitter.com/8cFQYwgCrG
— Indianapolis Bride (@indplsbride) December 28, 2017
7pm|Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Looking for something fun to do with the family, or a date after the craziness of the holidays, check out the Pacers! Good seats still available for tonight’s game against the Bulls.
SUNDAY, Jan. 7th
11am|Indiana State Fairgrounds Ag-Hort Building
VIP Hour begins at 11am, while General Admission begins at Noon. Over 100 of the area’s top wedding professionals, all ready to help you with your special day. The fashion show begins at 2pm. Sample menus available for tasting! Cakes, flowers, and lots of prizes and giveaways!
5pm|The Garden at Newfields
If you’re just not ready to put away the holiday spirit…tonight will be your last opportunity to stroll The Garden and see the glow of a million holiday lights!
5:30pm|Indiana State Fairgrounds – Centennial Hall
Last chance to see the beautiful 33 sets of artist designed, handmade giant lantern displays! Food and other cultural activities, along with stage performances. $10 - $15 admission.
Bring the family for a stroll through the Indiana Chinese Lantern Festival! See this gorgeous display of Chinese art and culture celebration. Get more info here: https://t.co/mSTW5BXPZF pic.twitter.com/R0m1jcTjqV
— Indiana State Fair (@IndyStateFair) December 27, 2017