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WEEKEND GUIDE WITH TERRI STACY

FRIDAY, Oct. 12th

 

WATERMAN’S ANNUAL FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL

10am|Waterman’s Family Farm in Greenwood

A fantastic Indianapolis Fall tradition with hayrides, an obstacle course, mini train rides and a straw bale playground.  Acres of pumpkins and farm animals!  Goes through Oct. 31st.  Closed on Mondays.

 

 

46th ANNUAL PUMPKIN HARVEST FESTIVAL

10am|Stonycreek Farm in Noblesville

Hayrides, a pretty cool zipline and a haunted house.  Take a ride on the pumpkin train, or the kiddiepillar!  Open through October 31st, 10am to 5pm daily.  $5 parking Tue-Sun with no fee on Mondays! 

 

 

 

“GRIM-NASIUM”  - IPL LIGHTS-ON HAUNTED HOUSE

10am|The Children’s Museum

The Children’s Museum Guild’s 55th Annual Haunted House offers a “Lights On” experience for children who scare easily.  This year’s theme gives visitors a courtside seat to see all the action in a monster-filled gym.  Tickets are $8 at the door.   10am-3pm.  Through Oct. 31st.   CLOSED Mondays.

 

 

27th ANNUAL HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Noon|Newfields & Local Theatres

The state’s largest and longest-running film festival, featuring more than 100 independent films, 200 visiting filmmakers and 300 film screenings, in 11 days.  Today is day 2.  Hours, screenings, and locations vary daily.  Click HERE for info and ticket options.

 

 

“HALLOWEEN ZOO-BOO”

2pm|Indianapolis Zoo

Fall is a great time to visit the Zoo!  “Pumpkin Town” is back with lots of cats and rats.  Collect goodies along the “Trick or Treat Trail”.  Kids are encouraged to wear costumes and bring a reusable bag.  “ZooBoo” runs Tuesdays through Sundays during October.  Included with admission.

 

 

“GRIM-NASIUM” – FRIGHTENING HAUNTED HOUSE

3:30pm|Children’s Museum

The Children’s Museum Guild’s 55th Annual Haunted House – for kids who don’t mind getting a little scared.  This year’s theme gives visitors a courtside seat to see all the action in a monster-filled gym.  Tickets are $8 at the door.  CLOSED MONDAYS.  Goes thru Oct. 31st.  

 

 

THE (WHITE) HOUSE OF HORRORS’

6pm||Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

Candlelight Theatre’s newest creepy show…The (White) House Of Horrors, by James Trofatter.  Meet the ghosts of haunted D.C., as they decide to take up residence in the Harrison’s home. Be prepared to travel from room to room enjoying performances throughout the home.   $14.95.

 

 

HEADLESS HORSEMAN FESTIVAL

6pm|Conner Prairie

A Fall tradition in Central Indiana!  The Haunted Hayride, Barrel-train rides, potato sack slides, spooky storytelling, and a corn maze.  Also check out the amazing magic show.  Oct. 12-14, 18-21 & 25-28.  Thu-Sun.   $13-$17

 

 

FORT WAYNE v. INDY FUEL

7:35pm|Indiana Farmers Coliseum at the Fairgrounds

Opening weekend for the Fuel!  All fans in attendance will receive a “Fuel 5th Anniversary Season Rally Towel” courtesy of IBEW Local #481.  $3 beer and soda, $1 hot dogs and $7 limited edition t-shirts.   Tickets start at $15.

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY, Oct. 13th

 

VOLKTOBERFEST 2018

9am|Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport - Fishers

Circle City Volkswagen Club invites you to a fun filled day at the airport!  Tom Wood will have their private collection of War Birds on display.  Airplane rides, swap meet, food vendors, and entertainment.  FREE admission.   Goes until 4pm.

 

 

“GRIM-NASIUM”  - IPL LIGHTS-ON HAUNTED HOUSE

10am|The Children’s Museum

The Children’s Museum Guild’s 55th Annual Haunted House offers a “Lights On” experience for children who scare easily.  This year’s theme gives visitors a courtside seat to see all the action in a monster-filled gym.  Tickets are $8 at the door.   10am-3pm.  Through Oct. 31st.   CLOSED Mondays. 

 

 

 

10th ANNUAL “ORIGINAL & FABULOUS GERMANFEST”

Noon|Indianapolis Athenaeum

A “Germanfest” for all ages!  The “Wiener Dog” races are the best part of the day, but you’ll also love the “strong man” contest,  Durstig Games, the incredible food and German beer.  Music on 2 stages all day.  Purchase discount tickets HERE.  

 

27th ANNUAL HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Noon|Newfields & Local Theatres

The state’s largest and longest-running film festival, featuring more than 100 independent films, 200 visiting filmmakers and 300 film screenings, in 11 days.  Today is day 2.  Hours, screenings, and locations vary daily.  Click HERE for info and ticket options.

 

 

CLUCK SCHOLARS CHICKEN & BOURBON FESTIVAL

2pm|Tube Factory in Garfield Park

Raising money for Cluck Scholars featuring a “Best of Fried Chicken and Bourbon “ contest, outdoor games, live music and art!  Check out the cool items in the silent auction.  Proceeds benefit scholarships for political hopefuls to attend training school.   $15-$20. 

 

 

“HALLOWEEN ZOO-BOO”

2pm|Indianapolis Zoo

Fall is a great time to visit the Zoo!  “Pumpkin Town” is back with lots of cats and rats.  Collect goodies along the “Trick or Treat Trail”.  Kids are encouraged to wear costumes and bring a reusable bag.  “ZooBoo” runs Tuesdays through Sundays during October.  Included with admission.

 

 

INAUGURAL “PARTY IN THE PARK”

5pm|Federal Hill Commons – Noblesville

$5 gets you in the gate for a fundraiser benefiting the Indiana Park and Recreation Association.  Featuring “The Flying Toasters”, food trucks and Grand Junction Brewing will be on site.  Lots of kids activities including Caravan Classes, mobile pop-up art classes. 

 

HEADLESS HORSEMAN FESTIVAL

6pm|Conner Prairie

A Fall tradition in Central Indiana!  The Haunted Hayride, Barrel-train rides, potato sack slides, spooky storytelling, and a corn maze.  Also check out the amazing magic show.  Oct. 12-14, 18-21 & 25-28.  Thu-Sun.   $13-$17

 

 

INAUGURAL “SPORTS SPOOKTACULAR

6:30pm|The Children’s Museum

NinjaZone Demonstrations, Bicycle simulators, unlimited admission to the Grim-nasium Haunted House, and dinner courtesy of Donatos Pizza and treats from The Donut Experiment.   Plenty of prizes to win and everyone gets party favors!  Ages 8-14.  $15-$25.

 

 

GHOST STORIES at CROWN HILL CEMETERY

7:30pm|Crown Hill Cemetery

A spooky night of storytelling on the hallowed grounds of Crown Hill.  Arrive early to find your spot.  Bring a blanket or lawn chairs and feel free to pack a cooler and picnic basket.  Food trucks will be on site and beer and wine will be sold to the over 21 crowd.  $10 - $15.

 

 

KALAMAZOO v. INDY FUEL

7:35pm|Indiana Farmers Coliseum

Opening weekend!   Arrive early for a pregame “Fan Fest” outside of the Coliseum, featuring live music, games,  and giveaways!   Stick around after the game to meet the entire team during an autograph session in the lobby. 

 

 

 

SUNDAY, Oct. 14th

 

4th ANNUAL “IN IT FOR THE LONG RUN” FUN RUN

11am|Canal Walk – Downtown Indy

A major fundraiser for ADOPTIONS OF INDIANA.   The run and walk is for all ages…Kids are encouraged to dress in costume and collect candy from vendors along the route.  $30.

 

 

27th ANNUAL HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Noon|Newfields & Local Theatres

The state’s largest and longest-running film festival, featuring more than 100 independent films, 200 visiting filmmakers and 300 film screenings, in 11 days.  Today is day 2.  Hours, screenings, and locations vary daily.  Click HERE for info and ticket options.

 

 

“GHOSTS, GHOULS & GOBLINS” A MUSICAL SPOOKTACULAR!

5pm|Indianapolis Athenaeum

The Castlewood Singers perform live in concert, featuring creepy music the whole family will love!  Fun characters, tricks and treats and a costume contest.  $20 – under 13 FREE.

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