Advertisement

Weekend Guide

Blog > Weekend Guide > WEEKEND GUIDE WITH TERRI STACY

WEEKEND GUIDE WITH TERRI STACY

FRIDAY, Oct. 26th

 

VINTAGE & ANTIQUE “POP UP” WAREHOUSE SALE

9am|Bay 7 Vintage

It’s that time again!  The Bay 7 Vintage Warehouse is only open one weekend per month and is full of really cool, unique items.  Click HERE to see photos of some of the items.  FREE admission.  SAT 9am-3pm. 

 

 

“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.

 

 

“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.

 

 

IRVINGTON CARB NIGHT SPAGHETTI SUPPER

5pm|Our Lady of Lourdes – Irvington

Hosted by “The Black Hat Society” and the Irvington Halloween Festival Committee.   Carb up for the next morning’s “Pleasant Run Vampire Run”, and if you aren’t running, just come by for a good community dinner.  $5.

 

 

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. 19-21 & 25-28.  Thu-Sun.   $13-$17

 

 

“NIGHT WITH THE NETWORK”

6:30pm|Biltwell Event Center

A benefit for the Domestic Violence Network with food and drink tasting stations featuring local food artisans, local restaurants, brewers and vintners.  Make sure to check out the silent auction!   The evening also includes recognition of individuals working with DVN.  $50-$75.

 

 

4th ANNUAL SPEEDWAY ZOMBIE FUN RUN

7pm|Big Woods – Speedway

Run fast or walk quickly to try and survive!  You’ll be running on the Speedway Trails which are filled with Zombies!  Afterward, stop by Big Woods for a fantastic party, with themed cocktails, games and more.  Proceeds benefit the Tanya Isaacs Foundation supporting cancer patients in Speedway.

 

 

“FRIGHTFUL:  SILENT HALLOWEEN 2018”

7pm|Indiana Landmarks Center

This is such a fun event!  Sammy Terry hosts an evening of Scary Music, a costume contest, adult beverages and scary movies, featuring the 1910 & 1931 versions of the classic “Frankenstein”.  Lots of audience participation!   $13-$15.

 

 

JIM GAFFIGAN “THE FIXER UPPER TOUR”

7pm|Old National Centre

New York Times best-selling author, actor, producer and dad of five!  He’s packing up the family for his live “Fully Dressed” tour!  Other shows include Saturday at 9:30pm. 

 

 

“CABARET POE”

7:30pm|The Phoenix Theatre

A 3-person, dark celebration of Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous works, blending original music and reimagined storytelling.  “Classic horror, insanity, and comedy come together” for an entertaining evening.  Goes through Nov. 4th.  Thu – Sat.  Sun – 2:30pm.  $24-$39.

 

 

“THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW”

8pm|Indianapolis Athenaeum Basile Theatre

NUVO’s 2015 & 2017  “Best of Indy’s #1 Pick” for Best Locally Produced Play!  A perfect show to experience the weekend before Halloween, but other dates include Nov. 1-3.  $20-$25.

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY, Oct. 27th

 

PLEASANT RUN “VAMPIRE RUN”

8:45am|Irvington United Methodist Church

FREE remote parking at Community Hospital with shuttles running beginning at 7am.  Participate in the 5 mile run or 3 mile Family Walk through beautiful historic Irvington.  $35

 

 

5th ANNUAL “BLACK HAT DASH”

9am|The Children’s Museum

All ages are welcome to participate in the 1 mile/5K fun run and walk!  Enjoy trick or treating, music, entertainment…lots of giveaways and surprises!  A costume contest too!  Ticket includes a visit to the “Grim-nasium” Haunted House.  $20-$25.

 

 

VINTAGE & ANTIQUE “POP UP” WAREHOUSE SALE

9am|Bay 7 Vintage

It’s that time again!  The Bay 7 Vintage Warehouse is only open one weekend per month and is full of really cool, unique items.  Click HERE to see photos of some of the items.  FREE admission. 

 

 

72nd HISTORIC IRVINGTON HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL STREET FAIR

10am|Washington Street

One of Indy’s favorite festivals!  Pumpkin Carving, Coffin Races, Costume Contests, food and drink and lots of vendors.  Bands and a spectacular parade.  The festival spans between Ritter and Bolton.

 

 

GENAEOLOGY & LOCAL HISTORY FAIR

10am|Indiana State Library

DIGGING UP THE DEAD” is the theme, so you’ll learn how to examine, decipher and interpret death records and death research.  Over 30 vendors on site.  Internationally known speakers and genealogy consultants available.  FREE and open to the public.  Goes until 3pm.

 

BARKTOBERFEST

11am|Asa Bales Park – Westfield

Bring your best 4-legged friend and support the Humane Society for Hamilton County!  Delicious food, a canine agility course, pet related vendors and a chance to win prizes at the Pet Costume Contest.  And get a temporary tattoo for you AND your pet!

 

 

BROAD RIPPLE BEER FEST

2pm|Opti Park

The Brewers of Indiana Guild’s Halloween Fall Fundraiser.  Wear your favorite costume and enjoy samples of hundreds of craft beers and also a little Trick or Treating!  $3 of every ticket sold benefits Asante Children’s Theater.  $40 in advance.  $60 at the gate if available.

 

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

 

 

HAUNTED HAIR BALL

8pm|The Rathskeller

Hosted by Spay Neuter Services Indiana “THE most epic Halloween Party of the Year!”  Appetizers, drinks, dancing.  Take advantage of Early Bird Prices right now!  21 and over and NOT animal friendly.   $50-$75.

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY, Oct. 28th

 

HOLLISTIC HUB “WELLBEING FEST”

Noon|The Biltwell Event Center

A day of wellbeing care and holistic health.  Demos, services and products.  Lots of Vendors and a Kids Wellness Zone.  FREE Admission, $10 VIP Access gets you in at 11am. 

 

 

“SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET”

3pm|Crown Hill Cemetery

A guided driving tour and not a creepy ghost story tour.  You’ll learn the more sensation stories in the local news from the 60’s to the 70’s.  Stories about John Dillinger, Tony Kirtsis, Marjorie Jackson, Dr. Helene Knabe and more. 

 

 

SCARY ORGAN CONCERT & “ECHOING SCARE”

4pm|St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

It’s fun and also popular!  Come in costume if you’d like.  Echoing Air presenting a production of their Halloween Masque…”Echoing Scare”.  $5 students.  $10 at the for Adults. 

 

FRIDAY, Dec. 14 th “JINGLE RAILS: THE GREAT WESTERN ADVENTURE” 10am|Eiteljorg Museum It’s become a family holiday...
FRIDAY, Dec. 7 th “JINGLE RAILS: THE GREAT WESTERN ADVENTURE” 10am|Eiteljorg Museum It’s become a family holiday...