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Find out what's happening in Hamilton County, Indiana's 8 Great Towns including endless entertainment options and special events for every interest. Check out attractions, shopping  and nature and outdoors for ongoing activities. Set a date for a performance or concert.

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Saturday Dec 20, 2014

3rd Annual Holiday Lights Historic Neighborhood Tour - The Twelve Houses of Christmas

Dec 5 – 31
(Recurring daily)

Join us on a self guided driving tour of Noblesville's historic neighborhoods, decked out in lights to celebrate the holidays. Purchase a map of the 12 Houses of Christmas, tour the neighborhoods... more

Actors Theater of Indiana presents: A Year with Frog & Toad

Dec 12 – 28
(Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: The Studio at the Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 3 Center Green, Carmel, IN 46032

They're back! After a long hibernation, Arnold Lobel's well-loved characters have returned to hop from the page to the stage in Actors Theatre of Indiana's charming holiday musical production of A Ye... more

Benito DiBartoli featuring Glenn Symmonds (of Eddie Money's band)

Dec 20
  • Venue: The Warehouse
  • Address: 254 1st Avenue S.W., Carmel, IN 46032

The Warehouse is proud to bring local musician Benito DiBartoli back to our stage, this time with a friend. Glenn Symmonds joins Benito on stage for songs and tales from road, before performing a solo... more

Booth Tarkingon Civic Theatre presents: The Wizard of Oz

Dec 12 – Jan 3
(Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: The Tarkington at the Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: Three Center Green, Carmel, IN 46032

By L. Frank Baum With Music & Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg Our dazzling holiday show celebrates the 75th anniversary of MGM's classic movie, bringing it to life in song and dance. Foll... more

Breakfast with Santa

Dec 6 – 20
(Every Saturday)

Meet the big man from the North Pole and share all your special gift wishes. $18.50 includes a breakfast or lunch buffet and a picture with Santa for each child.

Breakfast with Santa at Conner Prairie

Nov 29 – Dec 21
(Every Sunday, Saturday)

Have breakfast, decorate cookies and visit with Santa. Make a day of it and head outdoors for the Holiday Adventures where you'll find Prairietown preparing for the holidays.  

Conner Prairie by Candlelight

Dec 5 – 20
(Every Friday, Saturday)

This family-friendly, 90-minute guided tour takes you back more than 175 years ago to Prairietown where it's the night before Christmas. Meet a variety of characters in their homes and help them with ... more

Country Christmas 2014

Nov 22 – Dec 21
(Recurring daily)

Continue a family tradition and take a hayride to the field to choose and cut your own Christmas Tree. You will also find a wide selection of freshly cut trees, fresh wreaths and garland at the green... more

Dinner with Santa at Conner Prairie

Dec 5 – 20
(Every Friday, Saturday)

  Enjoy a delicious dinner, visit with Santa and participate in fun holiday activities. Find the full menu at Beer and wine are served at an additional cost.  

Donut 5K Holiday Run/Walk

Dec 20

The Donut 5K Holiday Run/Walk will again benefit the pets with proceeds going to Hamilton County Humane Society, German Shepherd Rescue, and Indianapolis Animal Care & Control. Thank you for bring... more

Frozen Winter Fantastical

Dec 20

An interactive show featuring story time, singing and dancing.  Frozen fun including artic crafts, snowy snacks, warm hug hot chocolate, and meet & greet with photo opp. 

Gifted 2014 at Nickel Plate Arts

Nov 28 – Dec 27
(Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

This exhibition will feature fine art and hand-made goods that will make perfect gifts for the holidays. Shop local this holiday season & support our gifted & talented local artists! &nbs... more

Gingerbread Village at Conner Prairie

Nov 28 – Jan 4

Count the gumdrops, peppermints and colorful candies used to make these icing-covered masterpieces as you stroll through a gingerbread village of houses and other unique structures created by both am... more

HO HO Holiday Sale

Dec 12 – 23
(Recurring daily)

It's the Most Wonderful Time @ Main Street Shoppes! Time for our annual HO HO Holiday Sale (Dec12th-23rd). We are kicking off the Sale with an Open House this Friday from 6pm-9pm! That's right... 9pm!... more

Holiday Adventure at Conner Prairie

Nov 29 – Dec 20
(Every Saturday)

  Experience a family-friendly, daytime winter adventure through Prairietown as you enjoy the holidays the 1830s way. Meet a variety of characters in their homes as they prepare for the holiday... more

Indianapolis Symphonic Choir presents: Festival of Carols

Dec 20 – 21

Christmastime is here! It's the most wonderful time of the year and the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir sings in the holiday season with your all-time favorites. Featuring "Joy to the World," &... more

Mass on Main Holiday Pop Up Shop in Carmel

Aug 15 – Dec 31
  • Location: Sophia Square
  • Address: 110 West Main Street, Suite 130, Carmel, IN 46032

Silver in the City, Crimson Tate, Nurture Baby, and Handmade Promenade are bringing their downtown Indy shops to downtown Carmel August 2014-December 2014  Hello Hamilton County! A band of Mas... more

Santa at Clay Terrace

Nov 23 – Dec 24
  • Venue: Clay Terrace
  • Address: 14390 Clay Terrace Boulevard #165, Carmel, IN 46032

See Santa's house again, which was built by the elves of Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis and get your photo taken with him!Santa returns to Clay Terrace on Saturday, November 22 for our ... more

Santa at Hubbard & Cravens

Dec 6 – 20

Get your holiday wish list ready because Santa Claus is coming to Carmel City Center during the holiday season. The public is invited to enjoy this free event. During the month of December, Santa Clau... more

Santa's House on the Square

Nov 30 – Dec 24
  • Location: Downtown Noblesville
  • Address: One Hamilton Square, Noblesville, IN 46060

Boys and girls are invited to stop by Santa's house on the courthouse square after the parade or during the hours listed below and tell him what they would like for Christmas. There is no charge to ... more

Santa's Workshops

Dec 13 – 20
(Every Saturday)

Santa is setting up shop at Nickel Plate Arts and you can join in the fun! Instead of standing in long lines at big box stores, why not make your own gifts this year? On Dec 13th and 20th, we will ... more

The Polar Bear Express Train

Dec 5 – 21
(Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)

Snowflake, the polar bear mascot, greets passengers at Fishers Station before boarding the Polar Bear Express. Santa and Mrs. Claus lead an interactive experience on the train and passengers are serv... more

Victor & Penny

Dec 20

Victor and Penny, an extremely talented duo on vocals with ukelele and guitar. Novelty and 1920-1940's swing.

Winter Farmers Market

Nov 15 – Mar 14
  • Venue: Founders Park
  • Address: 11675 Hazel Dell Parkway, Carmel, IN 46036

The Winter Farmers Market at Founders Park is produced and managed by the Carmel Farmers Market Committee, an Indiana not-for-profit corporation of dedicated civic-minded volunteers. The hours are ... more

Hedgehog Music Showcase

Starting Jul 5
(Every Saturday)

Live music at the Hedgehog every Saturday night at 7:00 pm. Genre ranges from bluegrass and old-time to jazz, swing, blues, and country. Each week features various pro-level local, national, or inte... more

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