Holiday Activities in Indianapolis - Week of 11/28 - 12/4, 2011
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Picks of the Week ~ 11/28 – 12/4/2011
Now that we’ve packed up all of our harvest décor and picked over all the Thanksgiving leftovers, let’s talk Christmas! Central Indiana offers some of the most wonderful Holiday happenings that can turn even the scroogy-ist Scrooge into a jolly old elf. Here are our top picks for Holiday fun this week.
11/28 MONDAY ~ COUNTRY CHRISTMAS AT STONYCREEK FARM
Pick any day before Dec. 20th and pick your own tree! Take your family on a very special ride through the field to select and cut your own Christmas tree! Browse the greenhouse for fresh wreaths and garland, too.Nothing says Christmas like that fresh pine scent in the air.
Stoneycreek Farm in Noblesville
11/28 MONDAY ~ THE HANDMADE PROMENADE HOLIDAY POP-UP SHOP
Come downtown to the famous “Mass Ave” and discover handmade goods from over 40 local, regional and national artists and crafters. Today through December 31st, shop for one-of-a-kind treasures to place under your tree.
11/29 TUESDAY – 12/3 SATURDAY ~ TEA TIME
Take the chill off with a hot cup of tea. Choose from one of these beautiful locations for a fine afternoon of sipping tea and nibbling delicious morsels.
11/29-12/1 The Propylaeum in Indianapolis
12/2 the Colonel Isaac C. Elston Home in Crawfordsville
12/3 The Morris-Butler House Museum in Indianapolis
12/1 THURSDAY ~ OAK RIDGE BOYS CHRISTMAS SHOW
The historic Murat Theatre will be filled with the sounds of Christmas as the Oak Ridge Boys set your toes tapping.
The Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
12/1 THURSDAY ~ HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA
Hors d’oeuvres, samplings, shopping and spirited tastings await for those who want an elegant evening out in Carmel.
Vine and Table Gourmet Market in Carmel
12/1 THURSDAY – 12/4 SUNDAY ~ THE NUTCRACKER
This week offers three spectacular venues featuring three different variations of one fantastic story!
12/1 – 12/4 THE NUTCRACKER
Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler University in Indianapolis
12/2 – 12/3 THE NAPTOWN NUTCRACKER
Madame Walker Theatre Center in Indianapolis
12/4 MOSCOW BALLET’S GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Murat Theatre at Old National Centre in Indianapolis
12/2 FRIDAY ~ HOLIDAY FEST AND COOKIE WALK
Food, fun, cookies, crafts and free gift wrapping … what more could you ask for?
Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds in Danville
12/2 FRIDAY ~ POLAR BEAR EXPRESS
All Aboard…take a special Holiday train ride this year! This trip includes story time, refreshments, a visit with Santa and a special gift for every child. Multiple departure times are available and Reservations are Required!
Departing from the Fishers Train Station
12/2 FRIDAY – 12/3 SATURDAY ~ A GLIMPSE OF CHRISTMAS PAST
Want to re-live the days of Christmas’ long ago? Choose one of these events for your historic celebration.
12/2 Hometown Christmas in Historic Downtown Noblesville
12/3 Victorian Christmas Celebration in Historic Downtown Mooresville
12/3 Dickens of a Christmas in Historic Downtown Lafayette/West Lafayette
12/3 1863 Outdoor Adventure and Candlelight Tours at Historic Conner Prairie
12/3 SATURDAY ~ CHRISTMAS UNDER THE STARS
Meet outside the Brownsburg Town Hall to watch this sparkling parade and light show. Be sure to bundle up, bring some hot cocoa and a special someone to keep you warm.
12/3 SATURDAY ~ 78TH ANNUAL PURDUE CHRISTMAS SHOW
See why this Christmas spectacular has been ranked in the Top 100 events in North America. This show will have you singing along, dancing in your seats and leave you filled with Christmas cheer!
Elliott Hall of Music, Purdue University in West Lafayette
12/3 SATURDAY – 12/4 SUNDAY ~ GINGERBREAD COTTAGES & CASTLES
Stroll through this Gingerbread Village and judge for yourself which entry takes the cake.
Sullivan Munce Cultural Center in Zionsville
12/4 SUNDAY ~ HOLIDAY HARMONY 2011
Leave the instruments in their cases and listen as an extraordinary ensemble of voices perform your Holiday favorites a capella.
University of Indianapolis, Ransburg Auditorium in Indianapolis
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