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Conner Prairie by Candlelight

There are few better ways to get in the spirit of the holiday season than at Conner Prairie by Candlelight. If you’re not familiar with Conner Prairie, it is an Interactive History Park in Fishers, Indiana that recreates life in Read more >

Conner Prairie Becomes “Conner Scairie’ for Headless Horseman’s 30th Anniversary

Just in time for Halloween, Conner Prairie is turning into “Conner Scairie” on a few special nights, to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Headless Horseman. Visitors can still ride the Headless Horseman haunted hayride, but they’re adding a Read more >

Balloon Voyage!

Have you ever been 350 feet in the air looking down on Indianapolis? Not too many people have, but thanks to Conner Prairie you can do just that. The 1859 Balloon Voyagegives visitors the opportunity to learn about the first Read more >

Experience the Indianapolis Symphony Under the Stars

Outdoor concerts are fairly easy to come by in the summer. All of them provide the opportunity to hear wonderful music while enjoying the best of the summer weather. But one of my favorites is Symphony on the Prairie. This Read more >

Don’t just learn about history, LIVE it!

History was never my favorite subject. All those dates to memorize and trying to keep things straight in my head seemed tedious. I’m a person who likes to experience things by touching them, seeing them in person, feeling them in Read more >

Hamilton County Haunts and Eats

If you live in or near Hamilton County, and are in the mood for some Halloween Haunts, you’ve got a few great choices you need to check out. First there’s The Headless Horseman at Conner Prairie in Fishers. There’s a Read more >

Mississinewa 1812, October 12 – 14, 2012

Living in Central Indiana, we know all about historic reenactment, thanks to Conner Prairie and the Civil War Days. But a little farther down on the niche historic reenactment scale is the Mississinewa 1812 festival. Held this year, October 12 Read more >

Hot Air Balloon Rides in Indiana

As I was driving home from a meeting tonight, I saw the most beautiful hot air balloon floating in the sky in the distance. It seemed like such a lovely way to spend a summer evening, and it got me Read more >

Conner Prairie Horizon Council Hosts Craft Beer Event

If you’re a beer fan, and don’t drink beers that are found on race cars, then you may want to visit Conner Prairie’s History on Tap, their first-ever craft beer event for beer enthusiasts and newbies. The event, which is Read more >

Conner Prairie Commemorates Bicentennial of War of 1812

Every time I visit Conner Prairie, I always visit the part that helps me understand the 1860s. I don’t know why, it’s just where we always go. But I’m looking forward to their exhibit during April 21 and 22, when Read more >