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Quidditch Tournament Coming to Conner Prairie

When the first Harry Potter movie was still in production, I couldn’t wait to see how they would depict the game of Quidditch. Now I have the chance to see the game played in person at the Midwest Quidditch Cup, Read more >

Conner Prairie Country Fair Kicks Off September 17 & 18

Conner Prairie is hosting its annual Country Fair on Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18. If you want to see what kinds of foods we ate, games we played, and fun we had in the 1860s, this is your Read more >

Indy’s First Mini Maker Faire

Lego Mosaics. Electric Motorcycle. Mind Controlled Robotic Arm. Yarn Bombing. What do all of these have in common? They are created by people who enjoy bridging the gap between technology and the imagination. They are Makers. And while musicians and Read more >

Photo of the Week – June 3, 2011

It’s been a while since we’ve featured a photo of the week, but here’s a great one for June 3, 2011. If you’ve never been to Symphony on the Prairie out at Conner Prairie you HAVE to go this summer. Read more >

Morgan’s Raid on Indiana, What Would You Do?

John Elder, the 1863 Civil War Journey Guest Experience Manager sets the scene for Morgan’s Raid on Indiana. Do you stay and defend your home or do you grab your gun and defend your state? Join us this Saturday and Read more >

Have your “Ah-Hah!” Moment at 1863 Civil War Journey

When I first started working at Conner Prairie in February, things were running at a good pace. I was busy, had plenty to do but everyone kept saying, “just wait until outdoor season, that’s when things get really busy.” Yeah, Read more >

Civil War Days a Real Blast at Conner Prairie

Civil War Days at Conner Prairie is one of those must-see events that anyone with an interest in history needs to visit at least once in their life. I took my kids out to Conner Prairie today to see the Read more >

Mix It Up in Hamilton County for Memorial Day Weekend

Yes, I am a lifelong Hoosier, but (gasp) I am not a racing fan (double gasp) so many of the Indianapolis 500 events don’t make my May calendar. For me and my family, Memorial Day weekend is about relaxing, enjoying Read more >

Civil War Days Re-enactment on May 21 & 22, 2011 at Conner Prairie

Conner Prairie will travel back 150 years to the beginning of the US Civil War, bringing it back to Indiana. Re-enactors from across the Midwest will bring the Civil War to life, turning the living history park into Union and Read more >

Conner Prairie Offering Free Admission on MLK Day, January 17, 2011

Fans of Conner Prairie will want to take advantage of the special free admission at Conner Prairie, the living history museum in Fishers, Indiana. The museum is open from 10 am to 5 pm, Monday, January 17th. Visitors can listen Read more >