Event Calendar week of 6/28



Summer Concert Series at the Gazebo ● Enjoy Wednesday night this summer in Carmel with family-friendly concerts at the Gazebo in Civic Square. This week features a performance by the Air National Guard Band of the Midwest, who instill patriotism, national pride and “esprit de corps.” 7:30 p.m. June 29 ● Gazebo in Civic Square: 1 Civic Square, Carmel ● Free ●www.carmelgazeboconcerts.org

Celebrations of Creativity and Craftsmanship ● Continuing this series housed in the Museum of Miniature Houses, Celebrations of Creativity and Craftsmanship this week is open for inspiration. All ages are welcome to come and create a visualization of something in the museum that inspires them. Materials and instruction will be provided. Works will be posted on the museum’s Facebook page, with permission. ● noon June 30 ● Museum of Miniature Houses & Other Collections: 111 E. Main St., Carmel ● Free, donations accepted. ● 317-575-9466 ● www.museumofminiatures.org


Nickel Plate Arts Festival ● In this tour which has taken place throughout six towns in central Indiana, the annual Nickel Plate Arts Festival encouraged people to explore art in the community. Artists from Fishers, Noblesville, Cicero, Arcadia, Atlanta and Tipton were featured. Today is the last day to take advantage of this event! See website for venue and date details. ● June 30 ● Venues vary ● 317-452-3690 ● www.Nickelplatearts.org/nickelplateartsfestival

Clay Terrace Summer Concert Series ● This year marks the sixth annual Summer Concert Series at Clay Terrace on Thursday evenings. The family-friendly concerts are on the lawn behind Kona Grill throughout the summer. This week, see a live performance by the band The Flying Toasters! ● 7 p.m. on Thursdays, June 30-July 28 ● Clay Terrace: 14390 Clay Terrace Blvd. #165, Carmel ● Free ● 317-818-0725 ● www.clayterrace.com/events-news/event/2016-summer-concert-series

Noblesville Summer Concert Series ● 2016’s Noblesville Summer Concert Series is kicking off this week! Enjoy concerts throughout the summer at Forest Park and Dillon Park. Some food and drink vendors will be available. This week, enjoy a live performance by Zanna Doo. ● 7 p.m. June 30● Dillon Park: 6001 Edenshall Lane, Noblesville ● Free ● 317-776-6350


Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre Presents: Metamorphosis ● Metamorphosis: A change of form. Come see the GHDT transform various performances, from ancient tales to society’s current events. Some of Indiana’s most dynamic athletic artists will be performing. One of life’s only guarantees is change, and GHDT will follow suit and deliver new, exciting entertainment. ● 7 p.m. July 1-2 ● The Tarkington at the Center for the Performing Arts: 1 Center Green, Carmel ● 317-843-3800 ● www.thecenterpresents.org

Food and Flicks on the Field● Come out with the family for a free, relaxing evening under the stars and watch a good movie together. This week, “Elf” will be shown. You are encouraged to invite family, friends and neighbors and to bring your own chairs. Food trucks will be present after 8 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the movie will be canceled. ● Dusk, July 1 ● Traders Point Christian School: 6600 S. Indianapolis Rd., Whitestown ● Free ● www.tpcs.org/about-us/news-and-events.cfm


Lights over Morse Lake ● Kick off Fourth of July festivities early this year. There will be lots of activities for the whole family near Morse Lake starting on July 2, including fireworks, a parade, a kids’ carnival, a zip line, craft and food vendors, sports tournaments, live music, and a talent show. Enjoy this event extending through the holiday. See website for details. ● July 2-4 ● Free to attend ● Community Park, Morse Lake and various other locations ● 317-379-3357 ● www.lightsovermorselake.com


CarmelFest ● Throughout this festival, special exhibits and events will help mark this more than 20-year tradition. Celebrate Independence Day with live music, arts and crafts, a parade, fireworks, and various venders. All ages will enjoy the fun activities that commemorate both the Fourth of July and the beautiful city of Carmel. ● July 3-4 ● 1 Civic Square, Carmel ● Free ● 317-574-1363 ● www.carmelfest.net

Saxony Independence Celebration ● Join Saxony for its 2016 Independence Celebration Concert and Fireworks presented by IU Health Saxony Hospital. This outdoor event will feature live music by My Yellow Rickshaw, food trucks and more. Following the concert will be a fireworks show. Outside food and beverages are permitted and pets are welcome. ● Begins June 3 ● Witten Park: 13258 Saxony Blvd., Fishers ● 317-770-1818 ● www.saxony-indiana.com/events/392.html


Two-in-one camp opportunities at Conner Prairie ● Young campers will enjoy an exciting weekend in the outdoors as they join in on activities in new environments with the guidance of skilled counselors. This week, choose from either an Adventure Camp or the Art Camp. All of the details are on the website, along with registration instructions. Be sure to act soon because spaces fill quickly! ● Begins July 4 ● Conner Prairie: 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers ● 317-776-6006 ● www.connerprairie.org/Things-To-Do/Events/2016/Camps/Summer-Camps


Tenderloin Tuesday ● Select restaurants this summer are participating on the Tenderloin Trail – offering your favorite Hoosier tradition on Tuesdays. Celebrate the tenderloin this summer by taking advantage of these specials. Visit website for specific locations. ● July 5 ● Various participating Hamilton County restaurants ● www.tenderlointrail.com