WEEKEND GUIDE WITH TERRI STACY
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FRIDAY, Dec. 8th
9am|Hendricks County Health Dept.
FREE Narcan Rescue Kit and Opioid Overdose Reversal Training for Hendricks County residents. (While supplies last.) 20 minute training from the Hendricks County Health Dept., by appointment. SATURDAY & SUNDAY appointments also available.
10am|Indiana State Museum
Indiana became the 19th state to join the union on Dec. 11th, 1816. Today, the Statehouse will host Indiana Statehood Day to celebrate our 201st birthday which will include interactive activities throughout the statehouse. Simultaneous programs will take place at the State Museum.
4pm|Strides for Success
Today and Saturday bring the family to Plainfield to create a new family holiday tradition, while supporting the mission of Strides for Success. Meet the ponies in the heated, decorated barn…take pictures with Santa…crafts and more. $25 at the door, per family.
SATURDAY, Dec. 9th
9am|Traders Point Creamery
Sleigh Hayrides, Live Holiday Music, Crafts…Cookie Decorating, delicious food and Santa! Today and Tomorrow until 2:30pm in 90 minute time slots. $15. Register online.
10am|Perry Meridian High School
All proceeds from the bazaar will go to support PMHS Winter Marching Programs – Winterguard and Winter Drumline. 35 vendors, silent auction, baked goods and more. Enter through Door 7 on the north side. FREE admission.
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 Jan 7th.
— 👻The Children's BOOseum of Indianapolis🎃 (@TCMIndy) December 5, 2017
10am|The Irving Theater
You’ll find lots of unique holiday gifts under one roof and support local artists! Give a handmade gift this year! Over 30 vendors. Once again, they’ll be collecting men’s gloves, hats and socks for The PourHouse, a street outreach for the homeless.
11am|Speck’s Pet Supplies at Geist
All types of pets are welcome to come and have their picture taken with Santa! $10 for the photo and 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Animal Protection League of Anderson. TODAY & TOMORROW.
2 & 8pm|Hilbert Circle Theatre
The ISO, with Jack Everly and Sandi Patty are back for what has become a family holiday tradition. Some of Broadway’s best singers and dancers, from all over the country are here once again. Through December 23rd.
5pm|The Indianapolis Zoo
New this year is “Enchanted Santa’s Village” under the Bicentennial Pavilion. Beautiful lights fill his village where you can decorate cookies in Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen…visit with Santa in his study and see his reindeer in the barn. Click HERE to see special daily activities between 5-9pm.
— edgeofindy (@edge_of_indy) December 5, 2017
5:30pm|Indiana State Fairgrounds – Centennial Hall
A beautiful sight through January 7th. 33 sets of artist designed handmade, giant lantern displays! Food and other cultural activities, along with nightly stage performances. $10 - $15 admission.
A 90 minute walking tour that takes you back in time to 1836 Prairietown, where it’s the night before Christmas! Family friendly and several dates to choose. Dec. 15-16, 22-23. Tours every 12 minutes. $12-$16.
Our 90-minute Conner Prairie by Candlelight takes you back to 1836 when Indiana residents prepare for the holidays. Dates: Dec. 8-15-16-22+23. Tickets: https://t.co/onL3N8Zy62 pic.twitter.com/7bxxb2VMxq
— Conner Prairie (@ConnerPrairie) December 3, 2017
6pm|Reynolds Farm Equipment in Fishers
One of Central Indiana’s most spectacular outdoor holiday lights displays, celebrating 25 years! Viewable 24 hours a day, but most beautiful after dark! Free, but monetary and non-perishable donations encouraged for the Fishers “Come-To-Me” Food Pantry.
7:30pm|Clowes Memorial Hall
This beloved holiday tradition returns to Clowes. A fantastic night of music featuring the Butler University Choirs along with the Butler Wind Ensemble.
7:30pm|Bankers Life Fieldhouse
WITNESS: THE TOUR follows Katy’s sold out, 151 date Prismatic World Tour, which ended in 2015 and hailed by Rolling Stone as “a show to damage retinas and blow minds.” Tickets still available.
— Bankers Life Fieldhouse (@TheFieldhouse) December 5, 2017
SUNDAY, Dec. 10th
9am|Lucas Oil Stadium
Along the course…candy, cookies and Christmas music! Plus, registration includes Santa Hat and bear, Santa shirt, and candy cane socks! The finisher medals are very cool! Kids can race too. $40-$70. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy to the Santa Hustle for Toys for Tots.
Noon|Neidhammer Event Center
The holiday market is for the whole family with local merchants selling vegan products. Vegan food vendors will be offering different brunch-themed dishes. FREE admission. Goes until 4pm.
1pm|Clowes Memorial Hall
We saw it for the first time on television 50 years ago, and now the classic animated special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation featuring all of your favorite characters and Vince Guaraldi score. Two shows at 1 and 4pm.
The award-winning story that has warmed the hearts of millions since 1965 is coming to @ButlerArtsCtr. Grab the little ones Dec 10th for a special holiday treat LIVE🎄https://t.co/JUdgWYOHKU pic.twitter.com/YnbVpcshHP
— Do317 (@Do317) December 2, 2017
1pm|The Center For Performing Arts
Brand new and open through Dec. 24th! Bringing the Old World Christmas charm in Germany to Carmel. German food and gifts, an outdoor skating rink, holiday music, plus Santa and his live reindeer.