Sunday, October 28, 2012

Calendar of Events for October 2012!

CLICK HERE for a list of Farmers’ Markets (some have ended, but most end in October)

CLICK HERE for a link to Indiana’s Apple Orchards (even though the apple crops were affected, these venues still have fun activities for the family!)

Free Fall Movies
Saturday and Sundays now thru November 4
9A and 10A
Hamilton 16 IMAX, Hamilton Town Center, Noblesville
See link for movie titles and snack specials

Conner Prairie’s Apple Store
Open thru October 31
Hand-dipped caramel apples, apple donuts, seasonal goodies and gifts, and more!
Follow the Apple Store on Facebook HERE!

Toddler Jump Time at SkyZone Indy,  Indoor Trampoline Park
Every week on Fridays
Kids 5 and under only;
Cost: Kids are $8 each; Parents jump free!

Polar Express Tickets go on Sale!
*Tickets went on sale 9/29 and sell out fast!*
Ride the Indiana Transportation Museum’s Polar Express Train with Santa in December and make great memories with the family!  Buy tickets now!

The 40th Annual Stonycreek Farm Pumpkin Festival
September 29-October 31
10A-5P daily
Pumpkin patch, hayrides, inflatable haunted house, and more great events!
$5 parking fee and fees for each event; Pumpkins sold by weight

Free Children’s Museum Night
Thursday, October 4
Get More Info Here!

Noblesville Main Street “First Fridays”
Friday, October 5
5-8P; Free
Fall Festival…..On the square in Historic Downtown Noblesville
The leaves are turning and a chill is in the air, that means it's time for the annual Fall Festival on the square.  This family-friendly event offers lots of art, craft activities for the kids, music, fall foods and more.  Enjoy pumpkin painting, cemetary tours, and hayrides.

Potter’s Bridge Fall Festival
Saturday, October 6
Potter’s Bridge Park
Live music, arts and crafts booths, kids’ area,

Fall Fling at Geist Lake,  A Paddling Festival
Saturday, October 6
A fun day of kayak racing, watching, and BBQs
All proceeds benefit Indy SurvivorOars, for breast cancer awareness

Fall Food Festival
Saturday, October 6
Carmel, West Park
Local food trucks, restaurants, and beer/wine vendors compete to be the first ever Fall Food Festival Winner! Try their favorite dishes, relax with the music, and enjoy a beautiful day at the park with your family. Help children and families participate in department-wide activities; proceeds will help fund scholarships. 

BBQ Lunch Fly In at the Noblesville Airport
Sunday, October 7
Adults: $6; Kids 10 and under: $4
Lance reports this is a great event and allows kiddos to get an up-close view of the planes!
Get More Info Here!

Exotic Animal Show (Watch for this show in November and December, too!)
Sunday, October 7
Hamilton County Fairgrounds, Noblesville
Adults: $6; Kids 9 and Under: $1; Toddlers and Babies: Free
Get More Info Here!

Fishers Renaissance Faire
October 6-7
Saxony, 136th and Olio Rd.
Ages 13+: $10; ages 5-12: $5; Ages 4 and under: Free!
Jousting, live entertainment, unique shopping, food and drink, Kids Karnivale, music, armed combat demos, dancing and more fun!

Conner Prairie Headless Horseman
October 12-14; 18-21; 25-27
Enjoy a hayride thru the woods….who else might appear??!!
Check link for ticket pricing and special promos
Add the Apple Store trip in to make a day of it!!

Zoo Boo at the Indianapolis Zoo
October 12-14, 19-21, 26-28
Wear your costume and bring your treat bag!
$2 off coupon in the local “Reach” magazines!

Oktoberfest at Trader’s Point Creamery
Saturday, October 13
Food, beer and wine, music from PolkaBoy, hayrides, pumpkin patch, and cow milking
Tickets: $10, $8 in advance

Lowes Build and Grow Clinics
Saturday , October 13
Ghoul Bus

Children’s Museum Haunted House
October 13-31
$6.50 members; $7 non-members; Discount tickets at Marsh, AAA, and Children’s Museum Store

“The Slightly Haunted Puppet Studio”
Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio
(Read our “Crew Review” of the studio HERE!)
October 13-28
Tickets and show times on their website

The 1st Annual “Irish Fall Family Fest”
Sunday, October 14
We’re renovated, moved in, and settled!  Come see our recent renovation and have fun on the bounce house and rock wall.  Those that attend are registered to win one of our Giveaways, with a grand prize Conner Prairie 1-Year Membership!  Enjoy fall food, meet the Irish Family (the creators of this page!), get a treat from the Kona Ice Truck (4:30-5P), get a balloon twisted to your order, and kids and families all get a gift from us!
Please email us at for more details and to RSVP!
We’d love to meet you!

Beef and Boards Children’s Theater
October 20-November 17
(We saw the “Dora” Spring show and my daughter LOVED it…it’s a must-do!!)
Watch the 45-minute show, enjoy a juice box and treat, and meet the characters for pictures after the show! 

Lowes Build and Grow Clinics
Saturday , October 27
Creepy Keeper
Get More Info Here!

Snapperz Halloween Spooktacular
Sunday, October 28
Halloween cookie decorating station, costume contest, games and crafts, attraction trick or treat AND a haunted laser tag!
All activities included in regular admission rate except attractions which will be regular price
Get More Info Here!

Halloween Trick or Treat Hours-
The Indy Star Link Here!

“It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”
Wednesday, October 31 at 8P

Early November Events to plan for-

Exotic Animal Show
Sunday, November 4
Hamilton County Fairgrounds, Noblesville
Adults: $6; Kids 9 and Under: $1; Toddlers and Babies: Free

Disney Live! Phineas and Ferb
Sunday, November 4
Shows run at 1P, 4P, 7P
Tickets are $25-$50 each
Banker’s Life Fieldhouse

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