Summer Fun in Carmel
Summer Concerts at the Gazebo
Enjoy the family concert series at the gazebo each Wednesday evening at 7:30 through Aug. 10. Free and fun for the entire family at Civic Square in Carmel, the series is presented by the Carmel Fountain Square Committee. Pack a picnic or purchase goodies from local snack vendors. The concerts are free and accessible to everyone in the community. Visit www.carmegazeboconcerts.org for more information.
Celebrate patriotism and community spirit July 3 and 4 at CarmelFest 2011, presented by the Rotary Club of Carmel. Billing itself at “the greatest festival in Indiana,” the event features family-friendly entertainment, games, food, the popular MarketPlace, parade and fireworks. The festival is open July 3-4 from noon to 10 p.m. Don’t miss the St. Vincent Health Fourth of July parade, kicking off at 10:30 a.m. from Merchant’s Square. The festival concludes with a spectacular fireworks finale on July 4 at 9:45 p.m. For more information, visit www.carmelfest.net
Jazz on the Monon
Get your groove on as the Carmel Arts & Design District presents the popular Jazz on the Monon family concert series. The free concerts are held from 6-9 p.m. on the southwest corner of the Monon & Main Street. Featured performers include Heather Ramsey on June 18; Monika Herzig on June 25; The Splinter Group on July 23; Slammer Jazz Quartet on July 30; and Blair Clark on Aug. 6. Bring chairs or blankets to sit on. Parking is available at the Carmel Lions Club parking lot, Indiana Design Center underground garage and other public parking areas, as well as on-street parking in the District. For more information, visit www.carmelartsanddesign.com.