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Riding the Rails with the Indiana Transportation Museum

Riding the Rails with the Indiana Transportation Museum

If you are already planning a weekend getaway to Hamilton County’s 8 Great Towns or want to take a last minute Indiana vacation, here are 8 Great Things to do in Hamilton County, Indiana this weekend:

1.  Buy fresh, locally grown fruits and veggies at the Westfield Farmers Market – Friday, September 18.

2.  Take a group of family and friends to Numa Festival in Westfield for music and dance performances, a chili cook-off, a kids art area and more! – Saturday, September 19.

3. Spend Saturday at the 4th Annual Art in the Park in Fishers, a fun-filled day featuring artists that have been judged and selected specifically for this event. – Saturday, September 19.

4.  All teenagers should head to “Teen Spree” at Clay Terrace for garage bands, cheer squads and giveaways – Saturday, September 19.

5. Have dinner out with the family in a whole new way and ride the Pizza Plus Express Train! – Saturday, September 19.

6.  Stare at the pretty fall sky during the “Star And Satellite Gazing Tours” at Strawtown Koteewi Park in Cicero – Saturday, September 19.

7.  Celebrate Indiana’s farm heritage, play an historic game of base ball and visit the Tent of Wonders- all during Country Fair at Conner Prairie in Fishers – Saturday, September 19 – Sunday, September 20.

8.  Hop aboard a caboose at the Indiana Transportation Museum in Forest Park for a quick train ride – Sunday, September 20.

*Visit us online at 8GreatTowns.com for more details on the activities above and other weekend fun ideas!


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If you are already planning a weekend getaway to Hamilton County’s 8 Great Towns or are looking to take a last minute Indiana vacation, here are 8 Great Things to do in Hamilton County, Indiana this weekend:

Explore fire trucks, police cars, dump trucks and more at "Things That Go Rodeo" Image from www.ci.carmel.in.us

Explore fire trucks, police cars, dump trucks and more at "Things That Go Rodeo" Image from http://www.ci.carmel.in.us

1. Learn about Chinese landscapes at Chen Hao’s Chinese Art Exhibit: Urban Landscape– Friday, August 28 – Saturday, August 29.

2. Check out cool cars from all eras at the Fishers Community Car Show (all profits will go to benefit Prevail, Inc). – Saturday, August 29.

3. Check out Carmel’s “Things That Go Rodeo” for a fun, free way to entertain the kids. – Saturday, August 29.

4. Wrap up summer in Arcadia with the “Summer Windup” celebration. – Saturday, August 29.

5. While in Arcadia on Saturday night, visit the Hedgehog Music Showcase and watch a variety show that features a wide variety of entertainers and musical genres.

6. Take your taste buds to another time at Conner Prairie’s “Taste the Past” event.  Come hungry because you will be feasting on authentic food from 1816, 1836 and 1886. – Saturday, August 29 – Sunday, August 30.

7. Choo! Choo!  Ride the caboose shuttle to and from Forest Park.  While there, take a walk in the park, spin around on their carousel or enjoy a picnic lunch. – Sunday, August 29.

8. Close out the weekend with a free concert in Noblesville’s Seminary Park.  – Sunday, August 30.

*Visit us online at 8GreatTowns.com for more details on the activities above and other weekend fun ideas!

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1. Dance with friends in the pavilion of Verizon Wireless to some of your favorite songs at the No Doubt concert – Friday, July 10.

2. Looking for a free event that is perfect for the whole family?  West Park in Carmel is hosting “Movies in the Park” – Friday, July 10.

3. Buy fresh fruits, veggies, flowers and more at the Fishers Farmer’s Market – Saturday, July 11.

4. Rock the District in Carmel and enjoy 3 stages of music, highlighting the best in local bands, food, fun and more! – Saturday, July 11.

5. Wander Noblesville Square while browsing artwork on display by local artists and craft makers.  Many creations are also available for sale!  – Saturday, July 11. 

6. Hop aboard the train in Noblesville and ride to Fishers on the Nickel Plate Limited – Saturday, July 11.

7. Get spooked on the Nefarious Noblesville Ghost Walk Tour– Saturday, July 11.

8. Tee off with pals at one of our beautifully manicured local golf courses – Sunday, July 12. 

 

*Visit us online at http://8GreatTowns.com for more details on the activities above.

 

Rock the District, Photo Courtesy of Wyant Photography

Rock the District, Photo Courtesy of Wyant Photography

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Symphony on the Prairie at Conner Prairie

Symphony on the Prairie at Conner Prairie

 

1. Pack up your picnic basket & head out to Cool Creek Park for the 15th Annual Cool Creek Summer Concert Series – Friday, June 26.

2. Sip on wine (AND make your own signature bottle) at Grape Inspirations in Carmel.

3. Listen to the smooth sounds of Jazz Squared in Downtown Noblesville – Friday, June 26. 

4. Have a magical night at the Harry Potter themed Symphony on the Prairie (and see me there!) – Friday, June 26 – Saturday, June 27.

5. Celebrate with family and friends at the Fishers Freedom Festival – Saturday, June 27-Sunday, June 28. 

6. Work your muscles in Cicero at the 2nd Annual Morse Summer Triathlon – Saturday, June 27.

7. Watch a movie under the stars – chose between downtown Noblesville OR at West Park in Carmel – Saturday, June 27.

8. Cool down from the summer heat with ice cream from Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt in Fishers.

 

*Visit us online at http://8GreatTowns.com for more details on the activities above.

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1.    Enjoy a free outdoor concert by the up-and-coming group The Flying Toasters at Cool Creek Park – Friday, June 19.
2.    Head over to The Belfry for a performance of the Pulitzer Prize and Critic Circle Award-winning show “Picnic” – Friday, June 19 through Sunday, June 21.
3.    Nourish your green thumb with the Noblesville Tour of Gardens in the Wellingtons – Saturday, June 20.
4.    Listen to the music of the Grateful Dead at Conner Prairie’s Symphony on the Prairie – Saturday, June 20.
5.    Gaze into the night sky during the Star and Satellite Gazing Tour at Strawtown Koteewi Park – Saturday, June 20.
6.    Explore Boxley Cabin and meet some furry friends in Sheridan at the Boxley Cabin Open House and Critter Showcase – Friday, June 19 & Saturday, June 20.
7.    Treat dad to a Car Show and Train Ride in Forest Park on Father’s Day – Sunday, June 21.
8.    Watch the Circle City Socialites battle the Stateline Derby DIVAS in a roller derby at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds. Be sure to check out the after party at Barley Island – Saturday, June 20.

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A Senior Games athlete participating in the Cycling event

A Senior Games athlete participating in the Cycling event

1. Cheer on the athletes at the 2009 Indiana Senior Games – Friday, June 12 – Sunday, June 14.

2. Listen to the smooth sounds of Jazz Squared in Downtown Noblesville – Friday, June 12. 

3. Begin your day at the Indiana Transportation Museum where you can climb aboard the Nickel Plate Limited Train and take a quick excursion to Fishers – Saturday, June 6.

4. Nibble on sushi while chatting with friends on the outside porch of Kona Grill in Carmel.

5. Fly 350 feet up in the air on the 1859 Conner Prairie Balloon Voyage in Fishers.

6. Enjoy a free concert at Red Bridge Park in Cicero – Sunday, June 14.

7. Gather a group for a round of laser tag at Laser Flash in Carmel.

8. Seek out good deals at the stores of Hamilton Town Center in Noblesville.

 

*Visit us online at http://8GreatTowns.com for more details on the activities above.

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Verizon Wireless Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana

Verizon Wireless Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana

1. Bring out your inner artist at the Inaugural Gathering of Plein-Air Painters in Noblesville – Thursday, June 4 – Saturday, June 6.

2. Head to Noblesville’s Historic Square for the First Friday’s event – Friday, June 5. 

3. Take the family for music, food and fun to the annual Sheridan Fireside Tales at Biddle Memorial Park – Saturday, June 6.

4. Sit on a blanket in the lawn at Verizon Wireless in Noblesville while you listen to the country sounds of Rascal Flatts – Saturday, June 6.

5. Stop by Conner Prairie in Fishers: The Indiana Festival is happening all weekend long and the 1859 Balloon Voyage opens on Saturday, June 6

6. Take a walking tour filled with stories of ghosts of the Underground Railroad mixed with modern-day gangsters & spirits from Westfield’s haunted history – Saturday, June 6.

7. Party in the Park at Carmel’s West Park – Saturday, June 6.

8. Cruise your boat around the lake during the Morse Lake Poker Run in Cicero – Sunday, June 6.

 

*Visit us online at http://8GreatTowns.com for more details on the activities above.

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