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State Road 38 Garage Sale – from Noblesville to Hagerstown – May 18 & 19, 2012

If you’re a fan of the U.S. 40 National Road Yard Sale — one of the country’s longest yard sales, stretching through six states, from Baltimore to St. Louis — you’ll like it’s little brother, the State Road 38 Garage 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 Gaining Steam in September

Conner Prairie is going steam punk on Central Indiana, although with more steam and less punk. The Smithsonian affiliate received a grant by the LDI 100th Anniversary Celebration Cultural Partnership Gift Program, and they will be using it to power 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 >

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 >

Finding the Perfect Pumpkin

Searching for the perfect pumpkin is one of the best rituals of the fall season. Granted, pumpkins seem to look alike, but any kid will tell you they know when they’ve found just the right one. Kids (and kids at 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 >

16,000 Expected to Attend Fast Pitch Softball Tournament: Will You Be One of Them?

The 2011 National Softball Association Girls Fast Pitch “B” World Series will be held in Hamilton County, Indiana, from July 25 to July 30.  More than 265 teams will participate, ranging in age from 8 to 16. A total of Read more >

Discover new art at Nickel Plate Arts Weekend

The Hamilton County Artists’ Association and other artists from Fishers to Tipton are joining together to host the first Nickel Plate Arts Weekend from June 3 to 5.  The way the weekend works is pretty simple, and pretty special for Read more >