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. We hope you dance! This Friday and Saturday, Lee Ann Womack, who turned that phrase into a song that instantly gets stuck in our heads, makes her "prairie" preview at Symphony on the Prairie. Cost: $22 for adults; $11 for children in advance or $27 for adults and $13 for children at the gate.
2. Bring the little ones - and the big kids too - to see a big rig, a police car and a mobile chemistry lab at the Things-That-Go-Rodeo at Carmel Clay Library, Saturday, August 27, 10 a.m. to noon.
3. Head to Tipton, Indiana, on the Pizza PLUS Express. Board in Fishers, Saturday at 5:30 p.m., and enjoy dinner at one of four Tipton restaurants before you head back to the station. Reservations required at least 72 hours in advance.
4. Re-discover the music of Chely Wright, a country music singer in the midst of an artistic transformation, Saturday at 8 p.m. in the new Studio at the Center for the Performing Arts.
5. Before the seasons change, take a summer tour of the Historic Ambassador House and Heritage Gardens in Fishers, Indiana. Free 30-minute guided tours on Sunday, August 28 1 to 3 p.m.
6. Clean out your closets and find out if you have a hidden treasure. At the Carmel Clay Historical Society Antique Appraisal Event, Sunday at 2 p.m. at Carmel Christian Church, local antique dealer Peg Durrer will provide history and general value information about your item for a small fee per item.
7. Bring your lawns chairs and blankets to Seminary Park in Noblesville, Indiana, Sunday at 6:30 p.m. for a free concert by the 38th Division Army Band.
8. See antique wedding gowns from the 1860s to 1920s in the parlor at The Old Jail and Sherriff's Residence also in Noblesville. This Hamilton County Historical Society's exhibit will be on display through August 31. *For a complete listing of things do in Hamilton County, Indiana, visit our online calendar at 8GreatTowns.com.