School may be back in session, but there's still plenty of summer fun to be had in Hamilton County, Indiana! From trains and lots of local art, to seeing vintage cars, there's a special event for everyone to enjoy. Read on for getaway fun ideas and check out our online calendar for even more.
"Family Friday" Event
This is your chance to play on the state-of-the-art fields at Grand Park! Bring your own sports equipment and games to play at the sports complex. There will also be special activities and maybe even a celebrity appearance.
Indiana Transportation Museum FairTrain
August 7 - 23
The Indiana State Fair is here and that means it's time for the annual tradition of the FairTrain! Skip the congested parking areas at the fair in Indianapolis and ride in style on a real train from Fishers to the State Fairgrounds. Several round trips will be made daily to and from the fair.
Welded Bliss: An Exhibit of Metal Sculpture
August 7 - 29
Bonnie Ramirez, known as the "Torch Queen," has several students who will be showcasing their metalwork makings. From yard art to interesting sculptures, her students have made some fine works. Come explore them at the newest Nickel Plate Art exhibit.
Breyer Fun Day
Dive into a world of miniatures at the Museum of Miniature Houses & Other Collections this Saturday. A special miniature horse collection will be on display and children are invited to participate in fun crafts and activities.
Carmel Arts & Design Second Saturday Gallery Walk
Time to head to the Carmel Arts & Design District for a fantastic gallery walk. Along with new art displays, great local shopping and dining, there will be special activities to enjoy. This month visitors can sign up to make a real glass paperweight with glass blower Lisa Pelo!
Vintage Vehicle Expo
Calling all auto lovers. Go to Cool Creek Park to see a wonderful array of vintage vehicles of all kinds this weekend. Live music, prizes and more will be available for auto enthusiasts too.
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Make the weekend even sweeter by entering to win tickets to see Brad Paisley LIVE at Klipsch Music Center on August 29! Enter here: