Event Calendar week of 6/17



Beef & Boards Presents: ‘Mary Poppins’ ● This family-friendly tale of Mary Poppins, the extraordinary nanny who flies into the Banks home and changes the lives of the children and the parents, is presented for the first time at Beef & Boards. Enjoy the magic and music of Mary Poppins and be sure to check out the added Saturday matinees. ● 9301 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis ● Today at 1 p.m.; June 19 at 1 and 8 p.m.; June 20 at 8 p.m.; June 21 at 1:30 and 8 p.m.; June 22 at 1:30 and 7 p.m. ● Tickets start at $38.50. ● 872-9664 ● http://beefandboards.com

Beach Bash at Morse Park● Celebrate summer with music, games and tons of fun at the beach. ● 19777 Morse Park Lane in Noblesville ● Today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.● Free but limited to the first 200 to arrive. ● 770-4400 ● myhamiltoncountyparks.com

Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre Presents: ‘My Son, Pinocchio Jr.’ ● In a spin-off of the classic tale, Geppetto learns what it means to be real father and encounters funny situations along the way. ● The Tarkington at the Center for the Performing Arts, 3 Center Green, Carmel ● Today at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ● Tickets start at $10. ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

Summer Concerts at the Carmel Gazebo● Outdoor family concerts are back for the summer at the Carmel Gazebo. Families are encouraged to attend and enjoy outdoor summer music. Tonight’s band is The Bishops. ● 1 Civic Square, Carmel ● Tonight at 7:30 p.m. ● Free ● www.carmelgazeboconcerts.org


Prairie Plates at Sunset ● Prairie Plates is an adults-only dining experience at Conner Prairie. Each event includes gourmet style food from the region’s top chefs and artisans. This outing includes small plates from Goose the Market, ciders and meads from New Day Meadery and desserts from Sugar. A cash bar will also be available. After sunset and weather permitting, guests can participate in star gazing with the help of high powered telescopes provided by Spaceport Indiana. Conner House tours and other activities will also be available. Reservations required. ● 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers ● Tonight from 6:30 to 10 p.m. ● $50 per person, must be over 21. ● Call 776-6006 to register. ● www.connerprairie.org

Clay Terrace Summer Concert Series● Enjoy a summer night out while listening to live music from local bands. Pizza will be available for purchase from Tony Sacco’s. Tonight’s performance is by Toy Factory. ● Grassy Knoll behind Kona Grill at Clay Terrace ● Tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. ● Free ● 818-0725 ● www.clayterrace.com

Noblesville Summer Concert Series● Noblesville Parks and Recreation Department offers free summer concerts through July at either Dillon Park or Forest Park. Tonight’s show features Dave & Rae at Dillon Park. ● 701 Cicero Rd. in Noblesville ● Tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. ● 776-6350 ● Free ● www.cityofnoblesville.org

Noblesville Main Street ‘Thursday Market’ ● This European-style market offers locally grown produce, artisan foods, high quality art, live music and more. ● Located in the urban park just east of 839 Conner St. in Noblesville ● Tonight from 5 to 8 p.m. ● Free ● 776-0205 ● www.noblesvillemainstreet.org


Dinner on the Deck and Green Market at Traders Point Creamery ● Enjoy seasonal menus and live music while dining outside under the summer sky. Shopping will be available at the Summer Green Market from 5 to 8 p.m. ● 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville ● Tonight from 5 to 9 p.m. ● 733-1700 ● www.tpforganics.com

Summertime Exhibit at Nickel Plate Arts● Local artists showcase the joys of summer art projects relating to lake cottages, flowers, fun in the sun and even lightning bugs. ● Today from noon to 5 p.m.; June 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ● Free ● 107 S. 8th St. in Noblesville ● 452-3690 ● http://nickelplatearts.org

The Amp After Dark at Nickel Plate Amphitheater● The After Dark series is back in Fishers; all summer long adults are welcome to listen to great music and dance under the stars. Tonight’s performance is from Wright Bros Unplugged. ● Downtown Fishers ● Tonight from 9 to 11 p.m. ● Free ● 595-3150 ● www.fishers.in.us/parks

Westfield Playhouse Presents: “The Diary of Anne Frank” ● This gripping production tells the true story of Anne Frank, a teenager in the Netherlands who, in 1942, went into hiding to escape Nazi persecution. Her diary tells the story of living with several people in sealed-off rooms and of the group’s eventual capture. ● 1836 State Road 32 W., Westfield ● Tonight at 7:30 p.m.; June 21 at 7:30 p.m.; June 22 at 2:30 p.m. ● Adult tickets $12, Seniors $10. ● 896-2707 ● www.westfieldplayhouse.org

Indiana Wind Symphony plays The Carmel Gazebo● Outstanding live music will be on hand as the symphony presents selections from Broadway’s Wicked and West Side Story as well as other concert band favorites. Attendees may bring blankets and picnics. ● 675 Beacon St., Carmel ● Tonight at 7:00 p.m. ● Free ● indianawindsymphony.org

Free movie at the library – The Carmel Clay Public library will offer a free screening of “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.” The film’s protagonist, Walter Mitty, dreams of a life of adventure and then finds himself in one he hadn’t dreamed of. This 2013 update of the classic story by James Thurber is rated PG and stars Ben Stiller. ● 55 4th Ave. SE in Carmel ● Tonight at 6:30 p.m. ● Free ● 814-3900


Carmel Farmer’s Market ● One of Indiana’s largest farmer’s markets, Carmel’s event features over 60 vendors that sell only Indiana-grown or produced edible products. Fun for the whole family, this farmer’s market includes cooking demonstrations, music and free parking. ● 1 Center Green, Carmel ● Today from 8 to 11:30 a.m. ● Free admission ● 710-0162 ● www.carmelfarmersmarket.com

 Saxony Market ● Find fresh produce from local artisans along with prepared food, kids activities and more. ● 13578 E. 131st St., Fishers ● Today from 8 a.m. to noon. ● Free ● 770-1818 ● www.saxony-indiana.com

Fishers Farmers Market ● Visit a variety of vendors at the new location in front of the Nickel Plate Amphitheater; items for sale include fresh fruits and vegetables, honey, coffee, jams, sweet treats and many hot breakfast options. ● 1 Municipal Drive, Fishers ● Today from 8 to noon.● Free admission ● 578-0700 ● www.fisherschamber.com

Noblesville Farmers Market ● The Riverview Hospital overflow lot hosts Noblesville’s Farmers Market which includes fresh produce, bedding plants, fresh flowers, honey, baked treats and more. ● SR 19 & 38 in Noblesville ● Today from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ● Free admission ● 776-0205 ● www.noblesvillemainstreet.org

Zionsville Farmers Market ● Plants and flowers plus produce and baked goods are available for sale. ● Corner of First and Hawthorne, Zionsville ● Today from 8 to 11 a.m.● Free admission ● 873-3836 ● www.zionsvillechamber.org

SpaceLab Workshop at Conner Prairie ● NASA and Spaceport Indiana present “Exploration Design Challenge” at Conner Prairie. Kids ages 7 and up are tasked to come up with solutions to space travel as it relates to problems with radiation. Participants who complete the challenge will receive a certificate stating their names will be flown on the maiden voyage of NASA’s Orion space capsule. ● 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers ● Today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ● $35 per person and please register at www.spaceportindiana.com. ● Call Conner Prairie at 776-6006 ● www.connerprairie.org

Monsoon Madness ● Roy G. Holland Park is the place to be for water games and activities appropriate for toddlers on up to adults. Bring the whole family out for a fun summer day; no registration required. ● 1 Park Dr., Fishers ● Today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ● Free ● 595-3150 ● www.fishers.in.us/parks

Blue Arrow Train – An Evening Dining Experience Along the Nickel Plate Railroad ● Catch the train at Fishers or Noblesville for an evening ride through the countryside that includes time to stop for dinner in Noblesville, Atlanta or Tipton. Stopover time is about an hour and a half; call for reservations. ● Fishers or Noblesville ● Various times ● Call 773-6000 for prices and reservations ● www.itm.org


Talbot Street Art Fair ● This juried art fair is continually ranked as one of the best fairs in America. This family-friendly event includes lots of activities and over 270 artists. ● Located between 16th and 20th/Delware and Pennsylvania in Indianapolis ● Today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ● Free ● 745-6479 ● www.talbotstreet.org


Art in Town Hall in Fishers● Art in Town Hall is back with an exhibit by local artist Judy Ireland. “Flights of Sprit: Journeys Real and Imagined Textile and Quilted Art Exhibit” will run through June 27 at Town Hall in Fishers. Everyone of all ages is invited to visit and enjoy the creativity and inspiration of public art. ● 1 Municipal Drive, Fishers ● Open during business days and regular business hours. ● Free ● 595-3111


Fishers Summer Concert Series● Free summer concerts at Nickel Plate District Amphitheater are back. Grab chairs, blankets and snacks and enjoy outdoor music from a variety of bands. Tonight BBI is playing. ● Downtown Fishers ● Tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. ● Free ● 595-3150