Best Bets – Week of 10/22


Carmel: The 1940s Radio Hour

This musical is chock-full of Great American Songbook standards including “Love is Here to Stay,” “That Old Black Magic,” “Blue Moon,” “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “I’ll Be Seeing You” and “I’ll Never Smile Again.” It also features holiday favorites “Jingle Bells” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.” Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre presents its version of this classic Oct. 25 through Nov. 9. Tickets start at $46.50. For more information, visit or call 843-3800.

Noblesville: Arfpocalypse: Zombie Dog Fest

Presented by Hoosier Lottery and Q95, theArfpocalypse is 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at Klipsch Music Center, 12880 E. 146th St. Enjoy live music from Here Come The Mummies at Indiana’s largest dog adoption event. Register and bring your dog in costume to help set an official Guinness World Record for largest costumed dog gathering. Admission is free with any Hoosier Lottery ticket for adults age 18 and older and no charge for those under 18. For more information, visit e-mail [email protected].

Westfield: Mama Won’t Fly

An outrageously hilarious race against the clock begins when Savannah agrees to get her feisty mother all the way from Alabama to California in time for her brother’s wedding. Savannah’s problem: Mama won’t fly. With only four days to make it to the ceremony, this determined daughter has no choice but to drive cross-country with her equally willful mother in a vintage sedan. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and 26 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Westfield Playhouse, 1836 Ind. 32 West. Cost is $12 for adults and $10 for seniors. For reservations, call 896-2707.

Zionsville: Pumpkins and Hayrides

Head out to Lions Park in Zionsville from 2 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 27 to enjoy free hayrides provided by the Lions Club. There will also be pumpkin painting, food and drinks including roasting your own s’mores. The club will hold its annual costume contest in the gazebo at 4 p.m. Partnering with the Zionsville Alpha Leo Club, the Pumpkins and Hayrides event is a way for the Lions Club to say thank you to the community for all of its support during the past year.