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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 >

Fishers Wind Symphony and Nickel Plate Jazz Orchestra Perform August 10

The new amphitheater in the Nickel Plates Arts District was completed this past Spring, just in time for the Farmers Market season. While they’ve had several performers and concerts already (including my wife, who sang during a couple Farmers Markets 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 >

Conner Prairie Hearthside Suppers, January through March, 2012

Keep warm this winter as Conner Prairie starts up their annual Hearthside Suppers, running from January 6 through March 25, 2012. Guests who dine in Indiana’s only Smithsonian affiliate can enjoy a candlelight dinner in the historic William Conner house. Read more >

Conner Prairie Offers Outdoor Daytime Holiday Activities for First Time


Anyone who has ever visited Conner Prairie’s Conner Prairie by Candlelight — their holiday activities — have always gone at night. There was something comforting and intimate about those cold nights spent roaming 19th century Indiana, learning about how our ancestral Read more >

Follow the North Star at Conner Prairie in November

Conner Prairie is starting their “Follow the North Star” program again this November. This 90-minute program will show participants what it was like to be a fugitive slave on the Underground Railroad, fleeing to freedom in the north. This isn’t Read more >

Conner Prairie Country Fair Kicks Off September 17 & 18

Conner Prairie is hosting its annual Country Fair on Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18. If you want to see what kinds of foods we ate, games we played, and fun we had in the 1860s, this is your Read more >

Concerts and Family-Friendly Events Labor Day Weekend in Hamilton County

Labor Day weekend is one of those weekends when you feel like you should be doing something besides watching the CSI marathon or working on your “honey-do” list. After all, it is the unofficial last weekend of the summer and Read more >