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Fishers Wind Symphony and Nickel Plate Jazz Orchestra Perform August 10

The new amphitheater in the Nickel Plates Arts District was completed this past Spring, just in time for the Farmers Market season. While they’ve had several performers and concerts already (including my wife, who sang during a couple Farmers Markets Read more >

Don’t just learn about history, LIVE it!

History was never my favorite subject. All those dates to memorize and trying to keep things straight in my head seemed tedious. I’m a person who likes to experience things by touching them, seeing them in person, feeling them in Read more >

Unplug & Create at Nickel Plate Arts Weekend

This weekend artists, art lovers and just all around creative folks will “unplug & create” for Nickel Plate Arts Weekend. You can not only see art, but be a part of it too! Starting Friday, there are all sorts of Read more >

Hamilton County Haunts and Eats

If you live in or near Hamilton County, and are in the mood for some Halloween Haunts, you’ve got a few great choices you need to check out. First there’s The Headless Horseman at Conner Prairie in Fishers. There’s a Read more >

Hot Air Balloon Rides in Indiana

As I was driving home from a meeting tonight, I saw the most beautiful hot air balloon floating in the sky in the distance. It seemed like such a lovely way to spend a summer evening, and it got me Read more >

Conner Prairie Horizon Council Hosts Craft Beer Event

If you’re a beer fan, and don’t drink beers that are found on race cars, then you may want to visit Conner Prairie’s History on Tap, their first-ever craft beer event for beer enthusiasts and newbies. The event, which is Read more >

Fore! The My Marsh Classic is Headed Your Way!

If you’ve heard of the My Marsh Classic golf tournament that’s coming up at the end of May, you may have several questions about the event. Questions like: Will the bag boys be competing? Will I be hearing “Fore!” and Read more >

State Road 38 Garage Sale – from Noblesville to Hagerstown – May 18 & 19, 2012

If you’re a fan of the U.S. 40 National Road Yard Sale — one of the country’s longest yard sales, stretching through six states, from Baltimore to St. Louis — you’ll like it’s little brother, the State Road 38 Garage Read more >

Conner Prairie Commemorates Bicentennial of War of 1812

Every time I visit Conner Prairie, I always visit the part that helps me understand the 1860s. I don’t know why, it’s just where we always go. But I’m looking forward to their exhibit during April 21 and 22, when Read more >

Conner Prairie Gaining Steam in September

Conner Prairie is going steam punk on Central Indiana, although with more steam and less punk. The Smithsonian affiliate received a grant by the LDI 100th Anniversary Celebration Cultural Partnership Gift Program, and they will be using it to power Read more >