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:

1. Begin your weekend a little early at the Taste of Carmel event where guests will sample delights from fine dining restaurants, ethnic eateries and sweet treats - Thursday, January 21.

2. Take the family to the Monon Center in Carmel for an evening of fun, food and games - Friday, January 22.

3. Enjoy a date night at Kiss Z Cook in Carmel and create a down home classic Southern meal - Friday, January 22 - Saturday, January 23.

4. Visit Big Hoffa's Smokehouse BBQ - our Restaurant of the Week - for delicious, unforgettable, reasonably priced bar-be-que.

5. Travel north to Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and try your luck with their slot machines and e-table games.

6. Head to the Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds in Noblesville for the RV Show- Saturday, January 23 - Sunday, January 24.

7. Listen to the toe-tapping tunes of the 1920s-30s-40s during a live performance at the Hedgehog Music Showcase in Arcadia - Saturday, January 23.

8. Cheer on the Colts while enjoying food and drink specials at Mudsocks Grill in Noblesville - Sunday, January 24.

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