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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 Labor Day weekend:

1.  Wrap up the 2009 season of Symphony on the Prairie at one of the 4 final shows – Thursday, September 3 – Sunday, September 6.

2.  Spend the first Friday evening of September at “First Friday’s – Upstairs Downtown” on the Historic Noblesville Square – Friday, September 4.

Cool Creek Park - Photo from myhamiltoncountyparks.com

Cool Creek Park - Photo from myhamiltoncountyparks.com

3. While on the Square celebrating First Friday’s, visit Jazz Squared for an evening of great music – Friday, September 4.

4.  Take a hike at Cool Creek Park during one of their guided walks – either the “Saturday Morning Fall Migration Bird Hikes” or the “Woodland Fall Wildflower Hike.” – Saturday, September 5.

5.  Relax with a picnic and family at Veteran’s Park in Sheridan during the “Sunset Mandolin Serenade.” – Saturday, September 5.

6.  On Labor Day, hop aboard a caboose at the Indiana Transportation Museum in Forest Park for a quick train ride! – Monday, September 7.

7.  Enjoying your free Monday off of work?  Gather a group of friends and play a round of golf at one of our Indiana premier golf courses.

8.  Gobble up a caramel apple from the Apple Store at Conner Prairie – Open September 1-November 1, Tuesday – Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm.

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


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This past Friday, the Sheridan Historical Society hosted an Open House to tour Boxely Cabin – an 1828 log structure that was the refuge of Virginia abolitionist George Boxley, the first white settler in Adams Township.  Brenda Bush, from the Sheridan Historical Society, reported back to us on the success (and fun!) of the event: 




Circle City Bluegrass Band played in Veterans Park on Friday night and they were great… about 175 people came and 20 families took time to go into Boxley Cabin–they were quite curious about George (Boxley)!  The weather was wonderful, people were everywhere on the property–on the hill, on the gazebo lawn and streetside…

Eight Hamilton County painters arranged by Pamela Bliss and Larry Kasey have signed up to come to “Arts in the Park” on Saturday, August 22 (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.)… The white-tailed squirrels are now living in the Boxley Cabin foreground–so who knows what will be painted! Larry inspected the park last week and founding it “quite suitable.” 


Boxely Cabin in Veterans Park, Sheridan

Boxely Cabin in Veterans Park, Sheridan


Sounds like a great event – we are looking forward to “Arts in the Park.”  For more information visit the Sheridan Historical Society website: http://sheridanhistoricalsociety.com.

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