Friday, August 22, 2008

What To Do This Weekend

I was going to do a 'What To Do Wednesday' post - but, I forgot. So, without further ado, here's your outlook for the weekend - there is so much going on!

Friday, August 22nd
Concert on the Courthouse Lawn: The Messarounds 7:00 - 9:00pm
Hits from the 50's and 60's
Classic Car Cruise-in on N. Main Street at 5:00pm
Goonies @ the Artcraft Theatre 7:30pm
Sponsored by: Franklin United Methodist Community

Feast of Lanterns
The Near East Side Community Organization (NESCO) will celebrate its annual Feast of Lanterns on Saturday, August 23rd, and this year's festivities will again include an east-side Gong Show from 4 to 5pm. The Feast of Lanterns is a historic east-side celebration that neighbors revived six years ago. The celebration takes place in Spades Park from noon to 11pm. In addition to the Gong Show, events will include children's activities, food vendors, an art fair, and music (headlined by the Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band). The festivities culminate with the lighting of hundreds of lanterns at dusk. Admission to the Feast is free. For more information, visit

Recipe Swap at Kira's Cottage
Sat. Aug 23 from 9-4
All you have to do is bring in a easy/quick recipe printed on a recipe card and you will get 25% off all purchases on Sat. Aug 23. You will also get a recipe from Kira and get to sample it on site! And, you will be entered to win a $25 gift certificate to Kira's Cottage!
Visit Kira's Cottage Website

Work Week Wine Down at The Villa
Thursday 5:30-6:30PM
As the week winds down stop by The Villa and enjoy some of the best things in life-and this night they are FREE. Free samplings of chair massage and invigorating wines. Stay for dinner after or enjoy a full spa treatment of your choice.

Parrots of the Caribbean
Saturday, August 23
Grab your beach balls and sunglasses and join the Parrots of the Caribbean as they turn Greenwood into an Island Paradise, Saturday, August 23, 7 p.m. The Parrots are the #1 Jimmy Buffett tribute act in the country. This is one party you won't want to miss.

IMA Summer Nights Films: Sholay
August 22 Film starts at dusk
Indianapolis Museum of Art
$8; $3 members

Marsh Symphony on the Prairie at Conner Prairie
Friday, August 22, 2008, 8:00 PM.
Featuring the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Buddy Morrow, leader, Aug. 22-23 at 8 PM (no ISO performance at this show). Indiana's premier outdoor music series runs from June 20 to Aug. 31.
Visit website or call 317-639-4300
Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, Hamilton County

4th Annual Indianapolis Theatre Fringe Festival

Friday, August 22, 2008
Over 200 live theatre performances, fine arts, film festival, street performers and more. Aug. 22-31: Hours and shows vary daily.
Onsite Festival, Mass Ave Cultural District

Groovin' In The Garden at Easley Winery - Greggae
Aug. 23, Sat. 2-5pm
Join us in the wine garden Tuesdays and Saturdays, May through September for free live music, enjoyed with wine and great food. Order carry-out from several local restaurants for delivery right to your wine garden table, including Bazbeaux, Santorini's greek food, Circle City Pizza, and a new addition this year: Fair Oaks Dairy offering fresh baked breads and artisan cheeses. Sit back, relax and enjoy your summer with us. Every week Easley Winery will offer a different wine special, such as Sangria, Reggae Jam, or other fun wine concoctions and discounts. Also new in '08 are Easley Kid Cups with sparkling grape juice, nuts, dried fruit, coloring book and crayons. Groovin' is a blast for the whole family!

Miami Day @ Eiteljorg Museum
August 23, 2008 (All Day)
Meet the Indians of Indiana! From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, August 23, join the museum in celebrating one of Indiana’s indigenous tribes—the Miami Indians of Indiana. Meet Miami people and learn their history, see demonstrations by Miami artists, hear the Miami drum Twigh Twee, participate in hands-on activities inspired by Miami culture and more. This event is free with general museum admission.
Event Website

Member Appreciation Day @ Eiteljorg Museum
August 23 is also the museum’s Member Appreciation Day, when the museum’s supporters can enjoy exclusive tours, discounts and even a chance to win a $100 gas card or a basket of Eiteljorg-themed goodies from the museum’s gift store.
Learn More

Mallow Run Winery Pizza & Wine Night
Pizza & live music from 5 - 8 p.m
Relax and enjoy a summer evening at the winery with gourmet pizza from Bazbeaux Pizza! Spread your blankets or chairs on the lawn and enjoy live music while enjoying the "Best Pizza in Indianapolis" according to Indianapolis Monthly.

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