This weekend is a great one to get the family together for a trip to Hamilton County, Indiana. Take in a theater production, learn about maple syrup and even shop for local products to take home. Read on for those ideas and find even more getaway fun on our online calendar. The Tarkington w/ logo

Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre presents: The Cat in the Hat
February 24-28

Carmel, Indiana
See the Dr. Seuss classic come to life on stage! Special matinee performances of the show are available through Saturday. Expect appearances from Thing One and Thing Two and of course the Cat and his hat.

Carmel Community Players present: August: Osage County
February 27-March 1

Carmel, Indiana
When the Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, their Oklahoman family homestead explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets. This is the last weekend to catch this Pulitzer Prize and Tony award-winning play at the Playhouse! Grab dinner before the show at one of the many eateries at Clay Terrace for a complete night out.

The Bray Homestead


Maple Syrup Program at Bray Family Homestead Park
February 28

Noblesville, Indiana
Hamilton County Parks staff will demonstrate the syrup tapping process this Saturday for curious park visitors. See how the Bray Family collected syrup for the last 150 years on the property and tour the Maple Grove, Sugar Shack and Sugar Store too. Maybe you'll even get to sample some of the sweet stuff!

Winter Farmers MarketWinter Market Shopping
February 28

Carmel, Indiana
Longing for the days of local produce? The Winter Farmers Market can help tide you over with selections of locally made goods like bread, eggs, tea and more. Over 30 vendors will be available for browsing through from 9 a.m.- noon at Founders Park.

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