8 Great Things to Do for the First Weekend in April 2011
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 by Hamilton County Tourism
If you are already planning a weekend getaway to Hamilton Countyâ€™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. [caption id="attachment_3325" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Experience rock-n-roll history this weekend at The Mansion at Oak Hill"][/caption] 1. Re-live rock â€˜n roll history with The Diamonds at The Mansion at Oak Hill, Friday at 6 p.m. The Diamonds will perform their hits from the 50s and 60s, including Little Darlinâ€™ and Why Do Fools Fall in Love? as well asÂ other hits from four-part vocal groups. The evening includes the show and a prime rib dinner buffet for $49.95 per person. 2. Earn your Junior Aeronaut certificate wings during the opening weekend at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, April 1-3. Â In this new interactive experience, you can learn how to flyÂ the 1859 Balloon Voyage with one of Conner Prairieâ€™s certified pilots. Take advantage of a great Conner Prairie package deal with one of our partner hotels to make it a weekend trip. 3. Find the answers to fun riddles at the April Fools Family Find. Join in the hunt Friday, 1 to 7 p.m. in Richey Woods in Fishers. Bring your own hotdogs to roast; the campfire opens at 5 p.m. Pre-registration is appreciated at 318- 595-3458. Cost: free. No foolin'. 4. Discover the dance series at the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel on Friday. Savion Glover, known for his Broadway show Bring In 'Da Noise, Bring In 'Da Funk, will show his fancy footwork and electrifying dance techniques at 8 p.m. Tickets available from $15 to $80. 5. Purchase art, crafts and gifts for every occasion at Springtime in Indiana â€“ Arts, Crafts and Gifts Showcase at the Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds in Noblesville, Friday, 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $3; children 12 and under free. Go to www.cloudshows.bizÂ to print your $1 off coupon. 6. Fall in love with the production of I Hate Hamlet presented by The Carmel Community Players. Performances scheduled for Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors (62+). Call 317-815-9387 for reservations, or purchase tickets online. 7. Start your engines! Race lightweight race car simulators across open wheel, touring or muscle car categories at Net Heads in Carmel. Race start time: 7 p.m. For ages 18 and up. 8. Take advantage of the Spring Break specials and enjoy a tropical drink and/or appetizerÂ at The Glass ChimneyÂ in Carmel, one of Indianaâ€™s finest restaurants.