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Hands On at Hearthside Suppers

The older I get the more I have a desire to learn about cooking … the preparation, pairing of items, all of it. Conner Prairie offers a unique twist on cooking and clearly it centers around history – Hearthside Suppers.You Read more >

Find Art, Healing at Nickel Plate Arts Campus

If the weather turns south (and it will!), head to the Nickel Plate Arts Campus in Noblesville for a little indoor therapy. Thatís art therapy. Beginning January 2, the Nickel Plate Arts campus will feature a month of displaying its Read more >

Experience Life on the Underground Railroad

Talk about history immersion … imagine you are a slave, running in the heavy woods and darkness trying to figure out if the next house you come to is a safe haven or a road back to slavery. Then you Read more >

A Fun Family Experience at Conner Prairie

I think I mentioned this before, but years ago (really!) I worked at Conner Prairie and I loved it. Being born and raised on a farm, I always related to the outdoor areas and have loved watching the growth over Read more >

White River Canoe Company

I think it has been over 15 years since I canoed, but when my daughter mentioned going last week I thought it sounded like a blast. I knew there was a place close to Indy and found White River Canoe Read more >

A Taste of Hamilton County

From brunch to dessert, Hamilton County Tourismís new Dining Guide has suggestions for anything and everything your taste buds desire. Itís the first time Hamilton County Tourism has produced a full-blown dining guide for visitors (or locals, no shame in Read more >

Holiday Happenings in Hamilton County

Getting into the holiday spirit is now easier than ever!†This year instead of searching all over for holiday happenings, the Hamilton County Convention & Visitors Bureau has gathered ideas for everything from Santa sightings†to gift giving into one place: the Read more >

Conner Prairie Becomes “Conner Scairie’ for Headless Horseman’s 30th Anniversary

Just in time for Halloween, Conner Prairie is turning into “Conner Scairie” on a few special nights, to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Headless Horseman. Visitors can still ride the Headless Horseman haunted hayride, but they’re adding a Read more >

Carmel International Arts Festival Last Week of September

This year’s Carmel International Arts Festival will be held the final weekend in September, the 28th and 29th. It’s the 16th year of the festival, and it has become one of Indiana’s premier arts fairs in that time. Held in Read more >

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 >