Stonycreek Farm Country Christmas
Through December 20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily
Continue a family tradition and take a hayride to the Stonycreek Farm 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 greenhouse.
December 1 to 31; Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tempt your taste buds as you stroll through a wonderland of gingerbread creations in all shapes
and sizes at Conner Prairie. Visit the Science Lab for some gingerbread-themed experiments.
Good Things Come in Small Packages
Open House, Friday, December 2, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Regular Hours, Thursdays - Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Come visit and see art that represents "Good Things Come in Small Packages" at the
Hamilton County Artists Association's Birdie Gallery. Meet the artist on December 2.
Dinner with Santa
December 2-3, 9-10, 16-17; 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Enjoy a delicious dinner and a visit with Santa at Conner Prairie. Reservations required.
1836 Outdoor Adventure
Saturdays, December 3, 10 and 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The residents of 1836 Prairietown at Conner Prairie need your help decorating for the
holidays. Visit the Campbell home for a holiday party and enjoy the sights from a horse-drawn
wagon ride (additional cost).
Conner Prairie by Candlelight
Weekends in December, staggered tour times between 5:30 - 9 p.m.
Visit different homes in 1836 Prairietown at Conner Prairie on this family-friendly, 60-
minute guided tour. Join the Ullman's Hanukkah celebration and meet the German Pennsylvania
Santa Claus. Chat and joke with the Rowdies around the bonfire and join in the dancing, singing
and good conversation at the Campell family holiday party.
Holiday Farmers Market
December 3, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Come enjoy a festive market at the Exhibition Hall at the 4H Fairgrounds with all the craft
& food vendors from the Noblesville Farmers Market - just in time for Christmas!
Victorian Family Holiday Celebration
December 3, 2 to 4 p.m.
Ambassador Addison and Mrs. India Harris invite you to celebrate the holiday season at The
Historic Ambassador House & Heritage Gardens. Enjoy storytime in the Peppermint Parlor,
traditional crafts to make and take, and games from the Guilded Age. Dickens Carolers &
characters will entertain, and there will be a special visit from St. Nick himself. Reservations
Holiday in the Arts District
December 10, 2 to 6 p.m.
Experience the wonder of the holidays in the Carmel Arts & Design District with elves and
reindeer, strolling carolers from the Midwest School of Music, carriage rides, a visit from
Santa and Mrs Claus, special activities and more! The Museum of Miniature Houses will be hosting
their annual Candlelight Tour from 5 - 8 p.m. The third annual Art of Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt
begins on December 3 and continue until December 23.
Holiday shows at The Center for the Performing Arts
- Holiday Memories at the Palladium, December 2, 7:30 p.m.
- Chanticleer at the Palladium, December 4, 7 p.m.
- A Christmas Carol at The Studio Theater, December 8 - 18, various dates and times
- Holidays with Angela!, Angela Brown and the Carmel Symphony perform at the Palladium, December 10, 3 and 7:30 p.m.
- Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka at The Tarkington, December 16 - January 7, various dates and times
Lunch with Santa
December 17, 1 p.m.
The Mansion at Oak Hill will host Santa Claus for a special day of holiday fun including singa-
longs, pictures with Santa and a full buffet. Reservations required.
Holly Jolly Jamboree
December 18; 1:30 p.m.
Come be merry with at Cool Creek Nature Center as we welcome Mrs. Claus and the Jolly Old Elf
himself, Santa Claus. The Claus' will be available for pictures throughout the event. From 1:30
to 2:30 p.m. Jingle John of Silly Safaris will be presenting his Animals of the North Pole
program which will include several animals that like the cold weather, including a reindeer.
Race to the New Year
December 31, Registration opens at 8:15 a.m., Race at 9:30 a.m.
Start your New Year's resolution to get in shape at Cool Creek Park! The Hamilton County Parks
and Recreation Department is partnering with Washington Township Parks and Recreation and
Westfield Parks and Recreation for this 5th Annual 5K walk and run. Awards will be given in
seven ages groups.
Not Your Usual Holiday Gift
- Feather hair extensions are being replaced this season with tinsel extensions and hair jewels, according to Chateau Bijou Salon and Spa.
- Gallery 116 in Fishers has added the Rednek Wine Glass, a ball jar wine glass complete with a screw-on lid, to its inventory. Enjoy wine to white lightning in these extra classy glasses.
- The fall/winter collection of candles and skin care at Herbal Arts includes Reindeer Poop. Don't worry, it's really is made from holiday pine scents.
For a complete list of activities and events, visit www.8greattowns.com.
The Hamilton County Convention and Visitors Bureau promotes tourism growth through strategic
marketing, hospitality and community development initiatives. It has welcome centers in Carmel,
Fishers, and Noblesville.