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WEEKEND GUIDE WITH TERRI STACY

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FRIDAY, Feb. 23rd

 

64th ANNUAL BOAT, SPORT & TRAVEL SHOW

NOON|Indiana State Fairgrounds

One of the oldest and largest outdoor shows in the country with Over 700,000 square feet in 6 buildings of everything outdoors!  Fishing Seminars at the “Hawg Trough”, Tackle Town USA, and the Travel & Tourism Pavilion.  Check out the Boats & RV’s.  SATURDAY is “Kid’s Day” and the first 500 kids through the door will receive a new fishing pole.  Goes through Sunday.  CLICK to Win FREE tickets from WIBC!

 

DEER, TURKEY & WATERFOWL  EXPO

NOON|Indiana State Fairgrounds

Held in conjunction with the Boat, Sport & Travel Show.  Outfitters from around the world, Archery Alley with demo lanes, and all the latest gear.  Goes through Sunday.

 

 

PUBLIC ICE SKATING

NOON|The Fuel Tank – Fishers

If watching the “Winter Olympics” has inspired you to strap on some skates and try your hand at ice skating…The Fuel Tank in Fishers has two hour public skating sessions open daily.  It’s also a great workout!   $9 admission, $3 skate rental.

 

 

PACERS v. HAWKS PRE-GAME RALLY

4:30pm|Indianapolis City Market

Enjoy local craft beer in Tomlinson Tap Room, and then grab some dinner from one of the Market merchants!  Lots of prizes including Pacers tickets and signed Pacers swag!  Stop by before 6:30pm.

 

MONTGOMERY GENTRY

6pm|8 Seconds Saloon

The “Here’s To You Tour” makes a stop in Indy.   Doors open at 6.  Opener at 8:45 with Montgomery Gentry starting at 10:45pm.  Tickets start at $15.

 

 

14th ANNUAL I.W.I.N. “PINK PAJAMA PARTY”

6pm|Indianapolis Marriott North

Heroes Unite!  Party all night in your favorite pink pajamas/superhero gear, while being pampered and fed!  Complimentary spa services…live entertainment, breakfast the following morning and more!  All proceeds benefit Indiana Women In Need.  Register and book your hotel room HERE.

 

 

INDY’S PREMIER BOURBON CELEBRATION

6:30pm|Indiana History Center

32 participating distilleries and wineries.  An extraordinary night of tasting and learning about the fine art and nuances of distilling.  Ages 21+ Only.   $100 - $125.

 

3rd ANNUAL INDY PIES & PINTS FUNDRAISER

7pm|Ivy Tech Culinary & Conference Center

Celebrating Indy’s best pizza and beer, while supporting arts education!   Along with eating and sipping, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in “Beer Pong” and “Plinko”.   Early Admission Tickets are available, allowing you entrance at 6:30.  Proceeds benefit “Arts for Learning”.  $35 -$40.

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY, Feb. 24th

 

“A VERY VINTAGE SOIREE”

10am|Hamilton County Fairgrounds

Vintage, antique and artisan market with shopping, demos, food trucks, scavenger hunt, live entertainment and more!  $5-$15.  Goes until 5pm.

 

 

GENEALOGY 201:  EXPLORING YOUR AFRICAN-AMERICAN FAMILY HISTORY

10am|Indiana Historical Society

Find ways to go beyond the 1870 census to research enslaved families.  Nichelle Hayes, Leader from the Center for Black Literature & Culture at the Indpls Public Library will help you on your journey to discover your African-American roots.  $20. 

 

 

IHSAA GIRLS BASKETBALL STATE FINALS

10:30am|Bankers Life Fieldhouse

It all gets underway with Class 1A – Vincennes Rivet HS v. Marquette Catholic HS.  $15 per session (2 games).  All day tickets - $30 may be ordered HERE. 

 

CONVERSATIONS ON COFFEE

1pm|Garfield Park Conservatory

Love coffee?  Discovery the history of coffee and how it’s made.  Meet their resident Coffee Tree and sample different roasts.  $8.

 

 

ROMEO & JULIET

3 & 7pm|IRT

Join IRT Staff and Cast immediately after the performance for a post-show discussion that covers a topics related to the show.  The discussion typically lasts 20 minutes.  Romeo & Juliet goes through March 4th.

 

 

BOCK BEER FEST

6pm|Indianapolis Liederkranz

Enjoy great German food, beer and music at this annual fundraiser.  Free admission.  Menu includes wurst, potato salad, kraut, and smoked pork chops.  Buy some food and support the mission of perpetuating the German culture in our community.

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY, Feb. 25th

 

PWG WEDDING SHOW

NOON|The Westin Downtown Indy

Instead of searching and driving all over town…The Perfect Wedding Guide Wedding Show brings everything you need for your perfect day to one place.  No matter what stage of planning you’re in. This is the show where you and your partner will be pampered!   $7 Online.  $10 at the door.

 

 

“WOMEN LIKE US”

6:30pm|Downtown IMAX Theater in The IN State Museum

Three journeys.  One mission.  To change the world.  A Documentary by award winning journalist Catt Sadler, Linda Rendleman and Sally Colon, film director, travel the US and Kenya to talk with astounding women tackling unimaginable social injustices such as human trafficing, teen suicide and more.  Proceeds to to support the Women Like Us Foundation.   

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