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Special Event: Museum
Museum INvasion
1:30 p.m., or by appointment [Sat.] Admission: $10 for members; $20 for non-members [price includes museum admission] Don’t just visit the museum, invade it. Wear practical shoes—they’re the only practical thing on the tour. From the odd to the shockin...
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Mon 10/24/16 - Sun 1/1/17 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Special Event: Holiday Music
Scary Music for Organ Concert
Back by popular demand! The King of Instruments will speak to you in many voices on Halloween Eve. Join us for this celebration in your own costume and receive a special treat. Surprises, special effects, and Halloween hymns are all part of the fun. Jo...
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Indianapolis, IN

Sun 10/30/16 at 4pm-5:30pm
Special Event: Museum, History/Science
Heroes from the Heartland
The Indiana State Museum seeks to explore the contributions of Hoosier veterans, highlight the state's military history and patriotic pride, and explore resources available to veterans returning home. Residents of Indiana are encouraged to participate by ...
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Tue 11/1/16 - Fri 11/11/16 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Community Event
Spirit and Place Festival 2016
Spirit & Place Festival is Indianapolis’ largest collaborative festival of events that uses the arts, religion, and humanities to explore a common theme for 10 days in partnership with upwards of 100 community partners. The Festival offers performances, ex...
Downtown Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN

Fri 11/4/16 - Sun 11/13/16
Special Event: Flea Market, Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting, Craft Show
Grace Church Fall Indoor Garage Sale
Grace Church wil hold its Fall Indoor Garage Sale in the Church Gym. Concessions available. Booth rental available for $30. Proceeds from booth rental will help send children to summer church camp.
Grace Church
Camby, IN

Sat 11/5/16 at 9am-2pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Handbags For Hope
Beacon of Hope Crisis Center is hosting its ninth annual Handbags for Hope Fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 5. The event will take place at The Ritz Charles, 12156 N. Meridian St., and will feature a live and silent purse auction with WTHR meteorolog...
The Ritz Charles
Carmel, IN

Sat 11/5/16 at 11am-2pm
Special Event: Special Event
Second Presbyterian Church Bazaar and Rummage Sale
More than 17,000 square feet of toys, clothing, furniture, home and garden, housewares, china, books and more! Proceeds support local and international mission projects.
Second Presbyterian Church
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 11/5/16 at 8am-2pm
Special Event: Social Event, Children's Arts/Crafts, For the Family
Heroes from the Heartland - Veteran Art Making Workshops
12:30 to 4:30 p.m. 12:30 to 2 p.m. (Kid-friendly session) 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. (Adults only session) Admission: Free to Indiana Veterans and their families Indiana Veterans and their families are invited to participate in art-making workshops with boar...
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sun 11/6/16 at 12:30pm-4:30pm
Special Event: Volunteer Event
Volunteer Mixer
Join us in the IMA Cafe for our Volunteer Mixer. Guests are more than welcome to attend as well as current volunteers. This is an excellent opportunity for friends and family members of our volunteers to get to know the IMA better and maybe even decide tha...
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Indianapolis, IN

Thu 11/10/16 at 5pm-7pm
Special Event: Community Event, Talks/Lectures, spiritual, humanities
21st Annual Public Conversation
A sociologist, sculptor, community activist, and political scientist reflect on poverty, homelessness, public policy, and the human spirit. Join Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted: Poverty & Profit in the American City, Timothy Schmalz, sculptor of “Homele...
Indiana Landmarks Center
Indianapolis, IN

Sun 11/13/16 at 4pm-5:30pm
Special Event: For the Family, Children, Special Event, Fair/Festival
Global Orphan Foundation Open House
Global Orphan Foundation exists to advocate on behalf of the orphan, and respond with action to provide holistic care for orphaned and vulnerable children worldwide. In honor of Orphan Sunday, join us for the first ever Global Orphan Foundation open hou...
Arch at Chatham
Indianapolis, IN

Sun 11/13/16 at 2pm-5pm
Special Event: Convention
2016 Indiana Logistics Summit
The 2016 Indiana Logistics Summit, November 16-17, in Indianapolis, Indiana, will be a not-to-be-missed event for the top industry leaders in transportation, distribution, manufacturing, and logistics from around the country. At the Midwest’s premier freig...
Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, IN

Wed 11/16/16 at 12:30pm-6:30pm
Thu 11/17/16 at 8am-2pm
Special Event: Children's Arts/Crafts, Museum, Children, Holiday
Celebration Crossing Opening
Enjoy the Indianapolis Children's Choir at 11 a.m. then gather on the museum's front lawn to witness Santa’s arrival by helicopter at noon. Once safely on the ground, he will greet the crowd and move to his home in Celebration Crossing. The day's festiviti...
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Fri 11/25/16 at 11am
Special Event: Convention, Benefit/Fundraiser, Family/Child
Starbase Indy
Celebrate 50 Years of Star Trek with us at this year’s Starbase Indy over Thanksgiving weekend November 25-27th at Wyndham Indianapolis West. Starbase Indy is a volunteer run, non-profit convention. We also help raise money for our three charities, Cat's ...
Wyndham Indianapolis West Hotel
Indianpolis, IN

Fri 11/25/16 - Sun 11/27/16 at 11am
Special Event: Craft Show, Art Show, Fair/Festival
Artisan Holiday Market
Delta Theta Tau Sorority, Nu Tau Chapter (Greenwood) will host its annual Artisan Holiday Market (formerly That Something Special) on Saturday, November 26, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Beech Grove High School, 5330 Hornet Avenue, Beech Grove, Indiana. T...
Beech Grove High School
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 11/26/16 at 9am-3pm
Special Event: Community Event
Indiana Originals Holiday Expo and Marketplace
The Indiana Originals Holiday Expo & Marketplace is excited to showcase some of Indiana's best products, services, and goods and show that supporting local is easy if you know where to look! This event promotes professional services, art & gifts, restauran...
Monument Circle
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 11/26/16 at 11am-6pm
Special Event: Museum, Holiday, Food/Tasting, For the Family
Santa's Holiday Brunch
Adults and kids alike will join in the fun during this holiday brunch featuring traditional brunch dishes and festive holiday mimosas. Brunch also includes a visit with Santa and access to the rest of the Celebration Crossing activities. Reservations requi...
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sun 11/27/16 at 10:30am, 11:30pm, and 12:30pm
Special Event: Museum
Statehood Day
On December 11, 1816, Indiana became the 19th state to join the Union. On December 9, 2016, the Statehouse will host Indiana Statehood Day to celebrate Indiana's 200th birthday. Details of the celebration will be announced at a later date. Please call the...
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Fri 12/9/16
Special Event: Museum, For the Family, Children
Tea with Dolly
Bring your dolls (old and new) for a special tea in the L.S. Ayers Tea Room where experts will identify and talk about your dolls. Mrs. Claus will be there, too!
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sun 12/18/16 at 2pm
Sun 1/1/17 at 2pm
Special Event: Museum, Rock, Circus, Food/Tasting, For the Family, Holiday
Family New Year's Eve
End the year with a bang with a family-friendly, alcohol-free celebration in the Governor Frank O'Bannon Great Hall. Face painting, stilt walkers, clowns and music will highlight the evening. A balloon drop at 8 pm allows the little ones to celebrate the N...
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Sat 12/31/16 at 6pm-9pm

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