If you are already planning a weekend getaway to Hamilton County’s 8 Great Towns or want to take a last minute Indiana vacation, here are 8 Great Things to do in Hamilton County, Indiana this weekend:

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1. Ring in the New Year while enjoying a delicious dinner and live music at the Mansion at Oak Hill in Carmel - Thursday, December 31.

2. Or, countdown to midnight at the Fishers Conference Center party.  This package includes an overnight stay and free drinks. Come and enjoy yourself without worrying about being on the road - Thursday, December 31.

3. Last chance to visit the sweet winter wonderland that is the Gingerbread Village at Conner Prairie (this fun seasonal event closes down this weekend!) - Friday, January 1 - Sunday, January 3.

4. Enjoy New Years Day with antique shopping at the Carmel Old Town Antique Mall. Free snacks & football provided for the men and a $5 gift certificate will be given to the ladies - Friday, January 1.

5. Spend Saturday strolling the aisle of goodies during the Hamilton County Marketplace at the 4H Fairgrounds in Noblesville - Saturday, January 2.

6. Is your New Years resolution to get into shape?  Start on that goal a little early and participate in the Race to the New Year 5k walk/run - Saturday, January 2.

7. Bring your skates to Red Man Park in Westfield for a fun filled evening of free outdoor ice-skating (event is weather permitting)- Saturday, January 2.

8. Tap your toes to tunes from the 1920s-30s-40s at the Hedgehog Music Showcase in Arcadia - Saturday, January 2.

*Visit us online at 8GreatTowns.com for a complete list of things do in Hamilton County, Indiana!