Event Calendar week of 10/18



Writers at the Pavilion ● Sit in on an evening of short talks and book signings by six, best-selling authors and an art and wine auction! Appetizers, wine and craft beer are included in the price of the ticket. ● 7 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 19 ● Ritz Charles, 12156 N. Meridian St., Carmel ● $70 ● 317-814-3984 ● www.carmel.lib.in.us/foundation/tickets.cfm   

Concerts on the Central Green ● Give yourself something to look forward to on “humpdays” during lunch this month! Fishers Parks & Recreation’s Concerts on the Central Green is presented by Meyer Najem Construction and provides entertainment while you enjoy a picnic with co-workers. Be sure to inquire about additional information concerning lunch discounts before the show. ● Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 19 through Oct. 26 ● 1 Municipal Dr., Fishers ● Free ● 317-595-3150


2016 Program Series: The Darker Side of Carmel ● In honor of the Indiana Bicentennial, Carmel Clay Public Library is organizing a year-long series of events celebrating Hoosier history. The next upcoming event is “The Darker Side of Carmel.” This event, hosted by Andy Wright, will help you get in the spirit of Halloween as you hear some of the untold stories that lurk beneath the surface in Clay Township. Paranormal, murders and monsters have been a part of the township’s history since the beginning, and it may be closer than you think! ● 7 p.m. Oct. 20 ● Carmel Clay Public Library, 55 Fourth Ave. S.E., Carmel ● 317-844-3362 ● www.carmel.lib.in.us 

Headless Horseman at Conner Prairie ● Bring the entire family out to Conner Scairie, a land inhabited by fun-loving ghouls and mischievous haunts. You’ll meet the cosmetics-loving witch named Beautisha, wanna-be stand-up comedian and resident expert in all things pertaining to the underworld named Dr. Acula, Ed the Mad Scientist and more. You’ll also come face-to-face with the menacing Headless Horseman himself on your haunted hayride, if you dare. ● 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 20 through 23 ● Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers ● Free for members and kids under age 2, $12 for ages 2 to 12, $16 for seniors (age 65+), $17 for adults ● 317-776-6000 ● www.connerprairie.org


Young Frankenstein at Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre ● Grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein inherits his family’s estate in Transylvania. With the help of a hunchbacked sidekick and lab assistant Inga, Frederick finds himself in the mad-scientist shoes of his ancestors. ● Varying times Thursdays through Sundays from Oct. 21 to Nov. 5 ● Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, 3 Center Green, Carmel ● 317-843-3800 ● www.thecenterpresents.org   

Boo Bash ● A Fishers Halloween tradition, Boo Bash is something you don’t want to miss! Families of all ages are given the opportunity to enjoy a safe trick-or-treat venue while celebrating Halloween. Businesses and organizations throughout Fishers host trick-or-treating stops at vendor booths around the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater. That means while children enjoy a game or a small piece of candy, parents can learn more about the local businesses available in Fishers! ● 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 21 ● Nickel Plate District, 6 Municipal Dr., Fishers ● Free ● 317-595-3150


Shop ‘Til You Drop ● Get an early start on your Christmas shopping with a wide variety of vendors! Coffee, beverages, Greek food, Greek Salad, Greek Pastries and more will also be available. Proceeds benefit Holy Trinity Missions. ● 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 22 ● Free to attend ● Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 3500 W. 106th St., Carmel ● 317-733-3033

Prairie Pursuits: Primitive knife making ● Use reclaimed scrap materials to forge and hand finish a simple, one-piece knife! Guests will need to bring an 8- or 10-inch half round or flat file with a handle to the class. For ages 16 and older only. ● Oct. 22 during regular business hours ● Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers ● $95/non-member, $90/member ● 317-776-6000 ● www.connerprairie.org   


Halloween Stories ● The Ambassador House Board of Directors are currently working to create dynamic program opportunities for the community to celebrate the past and the future! Residents of all ages are invited to step back in time during Halloween Stories. There will be a variety of tales, suitable for residents of all ages. Gathering on the front porch, guest speakers Celestine Bloomfield and Bob Sander from Storytelling Arts of Indiana will share their love for storytelling, while avoiding anything that might scare children in attendance. Light refreshments and face painting will also be available during the event. ● 4 p.m. Oct. 23 ● The Historic Ambassador House & Heritage Gardens, 10595 Eller Rd., Fishers ● 317-845-4265 ● www.ambassadorhouse.org 


Drawing class ● Learn to improve your artistic skills in this art class for all skill levels. Nickel Plate Studio Artists Bruce Neckar and John Reynolds will provide subject matter and provide tips. Nickel Plate Arts will be responsible for providing graphite sticks, newsprint and drawing boards, although participants may bring their own materials. Must be 15 or older. Beginners are welcome. ● 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays from Oct. 10 to Dec. 12 ● Nickel Plate Arts camus, 107 S. Eighth St., Noblesville ● $100/10 weeks ● 317-452-3690 ● www.nickelplatearts.org

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