WEEKEND GUIDE WITH TERRI STACY
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FRIDAY, Nov. 10th
10am|Indiana State Fairgrounds West Pavilion
Indiana’s largest Holiday shopping event! Everything you can imagine, under one roof! Plus local choirs, magicians, and music on the entertainment stage. Lots of local authors signing books throughout the event, and Daniel the Tiger on Saturday. Goes through Sunday! Save $2 on tickets online.
Santa’s Elves of Indy will be at the show with volunteers at the coat check & gift wrapping station. Proceeds help families in need! pic.twitter.com/s1ZFgiM2Ue
— Gift & Hobby Show (@GiftAndHobbyIND) November 6, 2017
10am|Indiana State Museum
This is an outstanding exhibit! I hope every Hoosier gets a chance to see it before it closes on Veterans Day. It celebrates the contributions of Indiana Veterans, and offering resources available to Veterans returning home. You are asked to participate by electronically contributing pictures of Veterans and active duty personnel. The State Museum is also having a canned food drive for the Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation. FREE Admission for Veterans.
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Our annual #HeroesfromtheHeartland display returns to the museum on Nov. 1! Do you know a Hoosier veteran or active military member who should be included? Send us a high-quality photo to ISMveterans@indianamuseum.org by Oct. 21. Please include service member’s name, dates of service, branch of service, Indiana hometown and submitter’s name.
Join the city of Fishers in honoring local Veterans during this inaugural event. Hosted by retired U.S. Navy Commander, El Ahlwardt who will recognize the brave men and women who have courageously served in the armed forces. FREE!
2pm|Indiana State Fairgrounds Blue Ribbon Pavilion
Day 2 of the 3 day Festival with beautiful displays, music, and dance…food & drink from all over the world, hosted by the Nationalities Council of Indiana, Inc. Celebrate the culture of the world at Indy’s oldest and largest pan-ethnic event!
7pm|Indiana Convention Center – Georgia Street Lobby
Percussive Arts Society, PASIC, Bongo Boy Music School, Remo and Music For All, are uniting to host the first annual Circle City Drum Circle. It’s FREE to participate and NO music experience is needed! Hundreds of drums and percussion instruments will be provided. Be part of creating something BIG!
SATURDAY, Nov. 11th
8am|Locations vary daily
This years’ theme is “POWER”. The Spirit & Place Festival is a celebration of the arts, humanities and religion to build bridges and recognize the places that make our community special. More than 110 partners have created 37 events in 32 venues across the city. It runs through the 12th and hours and locations vary daily.
The whole family can honor our Veterans on this Veterans Day. Proceeds will benefit homeless Veterans through the Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation.
10am|Ivy Tech Culinary Conference Center
Organized by Indy Holistic Hub, featuring more than 50 professional holistic vendors, holistic services and well-being presentations. $5 in advance, $7 at the door…Kids are free!
10am|Indiana State Fairgrounds Exposition Hall
Indy’s largest celebration of pets and pet people! Saturday and Sunday. The biggest pet related trade show in the state. Over 100 booths. This also might be where you’ll find your next four legged family member! 20 Rescue groups on site. Free contests and great prizes. First 100 people thru the door both days gets a Free dog wash from Pet Valu!
10am|Indiana State Museum
Teachers! You get to spend a day, at the museum with your family to learn what’s new! Just register here, and bring your ID. Receive free materials from state agencies and take a behind the scenes tour.
10:30am|Indiana War Memorial Museum
The annual Veterans Day service begins with a musical prelude performed by the 38th Division Band, Indiana National Guard, followed by the service on the north steps of the War Memorial. The parade kicks off at 11:45 at Michigan & Pennsylvania.
1pm|The Arch at Chatham
November is National Adoption Month and Global Orphanage is opening their doors for families ready to adopt. FREE to attend with interactive experiences, special performances and snacks. Also, an adoption grand drawing for any family who is in the adoption process. Goes until 3pm.
4pm|Fountain Tap in Fountain Square
This is a good one! Especially, with the holidays fast approaching! Join wine and cocktail enthusiasts for an afternoon of drinking, and sharing stories. Brand reps will be there showcasing signature cocktails and featured wines. You’ll go home with newfound cocktail skills! Get discount tickets HERE!
SUNDAY, Nov. 12th
Join “Hammer & Nigel” as they broadcast live from 10am to 1pm. Enjoy $3 Bud Lights…live entertainment, games and more!
10am|The Biltwell Event Center
$25 gets you a 60 minute yoga class with brunch and mimosas, but the best part is that part of the proceeds benefit the Veteran’s Yoga Project!
11am|Lucas Oil Stadium
Bring your no longer used wireless devices, in any condition and from any carrier to the Colts game. Devices are recycled for cash grants and help domestic violence survivors and their families transition into safe housing thru Coburn Place. Donations will be accepted at 10 spots outside Lucas Oil Stadium just before the game.
NOON|All Souls Unitarian Church
The world renowned Indianapolis Children’s Choir kicks off the Church’s Concert Season in the Church Sanctuary, followed by a cookie reception. FREE and open to the public.
2pm|Indy Fringe Theatre
A live performance about the two men who founded Alcoholics Anonymous in 1935. It will make you laugh, and it will make you cry. It will also leave you feeling hope for the people you know that struggle with addiction. The show goes through the 19th. Tickets start at $18.
— IndyFringe (@indyfringe) October 30, 2017