As the temperatures continue to become increasingly pleasant, the offerings of things to do in central Indiana continues to increase. Hamilton County is no exception! Here is the weekly roundup of 8 great things to do during your Hamilton County getaway or staycation. For even more events, check our calendar of events for updated information.

1. Frankly, my dear, you should attend Carmel Repertory Theater's production of Moonlight and Magnolias, opening March 8. The play explores the story behind crafting one of the most beloved screenplays of all time- Gone With the Wind. 

2. Northside Nights Restaurant Week begins on March 8 and goes through March 18! Participating restaurants on the north side of Indy are offering special 3 course menus for $30. Hamilton County favorites like Eddie Merlot's, Kelties, Peterson's, Seasons 52, Sahm's Restaurant, Nickel Plate Bar & Grill, and Grille 39 (in the Renaissance hotel) are all taking part. Be sure to call your restaurant of choice for reservations, this event is always popular!  

3. Learn about local history and maybe even get spooked in the process! The Nefarious Noblesville Ghost Walk and Westfield Historic Underground Railroad Ghost Walk. Both are led by Historic Indiana Ghost Walks & Tours.

4. Relax while getting your culture on at the Carmel Arts & Design 2nd Saturday Gallery Walk. Visit galleries like Art Splash Gallery or have a leisurely glass of wine at Shiraz.

5. Get a jump on your St. Patrick's Day celebrations with the Carmel Symphony Presents: Celtic Pops! concert at the Palladium. The show features the Indianapolis Children's Choir and Irish dancers.  

6. Ah Spring, romance is in the air! If you're planning a wedding in Hamilton County we have a whole host of resources for planning, including coupons! Local shops like Havilah's and J'Ann & Co. provide unique wedding dress shopping environments. And if you're looking for a fun and different bachelorette party experience, Pillow Talk is what you've been looking for!  

7. If you're looking for an outlet for your creative side, Nickel Plate Arts has your answer! An impressive lineup of art classes ranging from introductory painting to wheel thrown pottery have been announced as a part of the organization's pilot season.  

8. If you haven't been on a hot air balloon ride, you are missing out! Midwest Balloon Rides offers several types of rides and can be booked at nearly any time for a very special date or family adventure.