WEEKEND GUIDE WITH TERRI STACY
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FRIDAY, Nov. 17th
10am|Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
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. Bring the kids to the Sugarplum Breakfast and meet characters from “The Nutcracker”. Goes thru January 6th.
10am|Indiana State Fairgrounds Blue Ribbon Pavilion
Day 2 of the 5 day Event! Get all of your holiday shopping done, under one roof with nearly 150 merchants, in addition to merchandise from up to 40 artisans in the Mistletoe Madness Booth. $15 at the door. $10 in advance.
6pm|Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Did you miss it last year? It’s opening night of one of the city’s most popular drive through displays! Celebrate the season with IMS. Over 2 ½ million lights illuminate an expanded lineup of beautiful holiday displays around the two mile layout! Goes through Dec. 30th. Tickets start at $25.
— Indianapolis Motor Speedway (@IMS) November 11, 2017
6:30pm|Barnes & Noble in Greenwood
Meet the man who was taken captive by Tony Kiritsis, and endured 63 hours at gunpoint. He wrote a book about surviving such an ordeal that has captivated Hoosiers ever since. Come and meet Dick Hall, Author of “KIRITSIS & ME: Enduring 63 Hours at Gunpoint”.
This performance has been so popular that the IRT has added 3 more shows! The story of a dynamic camaraderie between Supreme Court Justice Scalia and a young, liberal, female law clerk. Goes through Sunday. Tickets start at $25.
SATURDAY, Nov. 18th
9am|Westfield High School
One of Central Indiana’s largest craft show events! Over 150 all handmade craft vendors. Featuring live music, concessions, a bake sale and visits with Santa! $3 (under 13 FREE)
9am|Greenwood High School
Shop for homemade gifts, baked goods, jewelry, LuLaRoe and more…Presented by The Social of Greenwood. Goes until 3pm. $1 admission (under 13 FREE)
9am|Indiana State Fairgrounds West Pavilion
If the kids love Dinosaurs…don’t miss Jurassic Quest. You’ll experience over 80 life size breathing, walking dinosaurs that people say is worth every penny! The event has doubled in size so be ready to spend the day! $20 Saturday AND Sunday.
10am|Sullivan Hardware – 71st & Keystone
Gobble Gobble! Join Pat Sullivan, Denny Smith & Dick Crum as they broadcast the WIBC Home & Garden Show live from one of our favorites…”TURKEYFEST 2017”! Celebrating cooking turkeys “outdoors”, where you’ll learn how to cook turkeys in Trash Cans, on a spit over an open fire, and more! You’ll also do a lot of taste testing!
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— Sullivan Hardware (@Sullivan_HandG) November 14, 2017
10am|Basile Opera Center
Antique Shoppers! Find a variety of items including silver, books, collectibles, furniture and jewelry. Today and Tomorrow. $10 – Opens at 11am on Sunday. Bring THIS flyer For $2 off admission.
Join Franciscan Health for a day of men’s health education, screenings, prizes, food and sports! Screenings include Prostate cancer risk assessments, skin cancer screenings, heart screenings and more! Every person who participates in the screenings will get a FREE empty growler so you can purchase your favorite MashCraft beer to take home. FREE Food, prizes and games shown all days!
Celebrate the season with what has become a favorite family holiday tradition. Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and 3 lively ghosts take you on a snowy journey. Have your holiday photo taken in front of their tree by a professional photographer. Photos will be taken from 4:30 to 5:30pm.
7:35pm|Indiana Farmers Coliseum
Don’t forget! During intermission at every home game, 3 contestants all take a shot from center ice for the opportunity to win one of several prizes, including the grand prize of a new car! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!
SUNDAY, Nov. 19th
11am|Garfield Park Arts Center
Experience the extraordinary! Beautiful hand-created, family friendly affordable items priced between $1 and $500 from over 40 artists. FREE admission! Door prizes, music and dancing. Find unique, one of a kind gifts for holiday gift giving.
The wildly popular holiday exhibit is back! Opening weekend…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.
5pm|The Garden at Newfields
If you just can’t wait for holiday lights…The beautiful Gardens at Newfields is ready for you! It’s opening night! Stroll the Garden amidst the glow of a million holiday lights through Jan. 7th. Bring your family and friends and walk through forest, field and gardens…from “whimsy trees” to the Snowflake Bridge to the Grand Allee’. Click HERE to save $5 on admission.