Weekend Guide With Terri Stacy
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FRIDAY, Feb. 9th
9am|Indiana State Fairgrounds
One of the Top 10 All Breed Dog Shows in the country. Fun to watch the different breeds and their handlers compete. The Indy Winter Dog Classic is held each February, just before the Westminster Dog Show in NYC. Judging goes through Sunday.
10am|Grand Park Events Center in Westfield
Find out what’s “on trend”, meet one-on-one with local businesses as you plan your home projects for Spring! Plus sample local foods, and shop from local artisans. Goes thru Sunday. Save $5 on tix HERE. $10 at the door.
Noon|Indiana Convention Center Hall H
Hundreds of exhibits covering building, remodeling, decorating and landscaping. Plus seminars and free estimates! Goes thru Sunday! SAT 10-7pm, SUN 10-5pm. $5 (under 18 Free)
This event is for adults only, so bring a date, and learn about the history of chocolate. Then take part in its preparation from bean to cup! On the menu…chocolate puffs and cracknel. $55/$50 for members.
Join IRT Staff and Cast immediately after the performance for a post-show discussion that covers topics related to the show. The discussion typically lasts 20 minutes. Romeo & Juliet goes through March 4th.
— Spotlight Indy (@spotlightindy) January 8, 2018
SATURDAY, Feb. 10th
10am|Nickle Plate Arts in Noblesville
All ages invited to drop by and create Valentine’s Day themed arts and crafts inspired by famous works of art. Make a masterpiece for the one you love most! Sweet treats and lots of projects available. $5-$20. Register in advance HERE.
10am|Indiana State Museum
Saturday and Sunday! Showcasing contemporary, traditional, wearable and functional Hoosier Art with more than 60 Artists. Free with admission to the museum. Sunday 10-5pm.
10am|Indianapolis Children’s Museum
Looks like a river of chocolate in the Sunburst Atrium and it’s fantastic! And looks delicious! Get ready for the Children’s Museum’s “Wonka inspired Wonderland”! Decorated like a twirly-swirly candy land. The Chocolate Slide will last until April 29th.
10am|Indiana State Fairgrounds Expo Hall
Saturday and Sunday! Come hungry because you’ll be doing a lot of sampling! Fantastic Food Fest is Indiana’s largest food & beverage event. A culinary celebration with hundreds of vendors, samplings, classes, demos, and food celebrities! $15 in advance, $20 at the door. $30 for Sat & Sun.
Make sure you grab your ticket for CHEESEFEST during #fanfoodfest18
2 hour of unlimited cheese from all over. Chefs will be on hand to talk about different cheeses, and of course - beer samples for pairing. 21+ up #cheesegloriouscheese https://t.co/EkihUCCkle @Indiana_Grown pic.twitter.com/HLxuAj21Ma
— Fantastic Food Fest (@fanfoodfest) February 2, 2018
7pm|The Lilly Theater at Conner Prairie
A new collection of museum theater performances, that celebrates the lives and contributions of African American Hoosiers. Join the conversation afterward, to talk about race, history and identity facilitated by Ernest Disney-Britton of the Arts Council and Tamara Winfrey-Harris of the Central Indiana Community Foundation.
7pm|Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre
A new adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel, following the fortunes and misfortunes of the Dashwood sisters. Performances through February 17th.
7pm|Actors Theatre of Indiana/Center for Performing Arts - Carmel
Local production of this Tony Award Winning Broadway Musical, complete with audience participation. Six spellers enter, one speller leaves and the losers get a juice box! Performances go through February 18th.
7pm|Lucas Oil Stadium
Monster Jam is THE most popular monster truck tour with three main fan-favorite events. The pit part, Racing and Freestyle. The pit party starts at 1:30. Lots of different ticket options, starting at $32.
8pm|Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
Adults have the place all to themselves until Midnight! Explore 5 floors of exhibits, food and drinks. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Museum Fund. Ages 21+ ONLY. $85.
#MuseumByMoonlight is going to be SWEET! We’ve got the 47-foot Chocolate Slide🍬, free food samples from 28+ restaurants🍣, & delicious drinks (first one’s on us!)🍸The clock is ticking on General Admission tickets.⏰🎟️ Prices go up⬆️Feb. 1! https://t.co/GJyj4Bfo3J Cheers!🥂 pic.twitter.com/TSliWVEhyU
— 👻The Children's BOOseum of Indianapolis🎃 (@TCMIndy) January 31, 2018
SUNDAY, Feb. 11th
11am|Indiana History Center
LADIES ages 21+ ONLY! Bring your favorite lady friends and enjoy the fictitious holiday known as “Galentine’s Day” seen on the TV show “Parks & Recreation”. The day starts with a brunch feast, mimosa bar, the “love Always” exhibit and more. $35.
5pm|Bankers Life Fieldhouse
The Pacers will wear their new White Hickory jerseys, and in the tradition of “Hickory Night”, the Pacers will honor Paul D. “Tony” Hinkle. A native of Logansport, Hinkle coached basketball, football and baseball at Butler for nearly a half century.