Best Bets – Week of 9/4


Carmel: Barktember

Bring your four-legged friend for a dip at The Waterpark, 1195 Central Park Dr. West, from noon to 3 p.m. and support the Humane Society for Hamilton County. Dog vendors, live music, open swim, dock-diving, and socializing make this event fun for dogs and their families. Admission is $10 per dog. All owners must sign a liability waiver found online at, which also includes a vendor list and more detailed information.

Fishers: John Fogerty/Creedence Clearwater Reivial tribute band Blue Moon Swamp

Blue Moon Swamp is bringing John Fogerty and CCR classics to the Fishers In the Country Music Series Sept. 7. The free concert starts at 7 p.m. at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater, 6 Municipal Dr. Bring the stuff you need for the perfect Saturday evening experience, be it a blanket or lawn chairs. Have some cash in your wallet, as food trucks are dishing out eats, and a beer garden, for adults, is pouring drinks.

Noblesville: Upstairs Downtown

Here’s your chance to get a sneak peek inside some of Noblesville’s most-historic and interesting buildings. This is a self-guided tour around downtown Noblesville; from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday you will be able to look into the upstairs of many historic buildings that are generally not open to the public. Tickets, which cost $5, will be available for purchase at Noblesville Main Street Office, 839 Conner St., or at the event. For more information, call 776-0205 or visit

Westfield: Agnes of God

Brent Wooldridge will direct three actresses making their debut at The Westfield Playhouse, 1836 Ind. 32 West, in Agnes of God. The John Pielmeier play tells the story of a novice nun who gives birth and insists that the dead child was the result of a virgin conception. The show will be performed 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6, 7, 13 and 14 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 8 and 15. Cost is $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. For more information, call 587-8719 or visit