Archives for November 2009

Cowboy Santa at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis Downtown

No Indianapolis kids’ Christmas would be complete without a trip to see Santa. Their eyes shine as they climb into his lap and whisper into his ear what it is they really want on that special day. The pictures of children visiting Santa seem to last a lifetime and are precious memories to be made. […]

Celebration Crossing Helps Hoosiers Celebrate the Holidays

The holidays are about togetherness. What better way to spend an afternoon with your Indianapolis kids than at the Indiana State Museum’s Celebration Crossing open Friday, November 27, 2009 through January 1, 2010. As one of the greatest Hoosier holiday traditions, Celebration Crossing brings the magic of Christmas and the holidays to life with bands, […]

Stewart’s Indiana Flea Market

Has the economy got you down? Love after Thanksgiving Day shopping and getting great deals, but don’t have the cash to spend at the brand name stores? No need to worry. Start a new Black Friday tradition. The hottest Indianapolis shopping is at Stewart’s Indiana Flea Market at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Friday, November […]

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Brownsburg Girl Selected to Kick Off Circle of Lights Celebration Friday

This Friday, 11-year-old Courtney Sackett will light up downtown Indianapolis by flipping the switch for Indy’s annual Circle of Lights Celebration. The 4,784 lights strung on Monument Circle will be illuminated at approximately 7:45 p.m on the day after Thanksgiving. This lucky Brownsburg girl won the highly competitive statewide Circle of Lights Coloring Contest, and […]

Conner Prairie is on the Rise

Attendance is climbing at Conner Prairie Living History Museum, located in Fishers, Indiana, just north of I-465. Conner Prairie officials say the new exhibits are attracting more visitors than projected. Attendance for November 2009 is up by 11 percent compared to last year’s monthly totals. More people means more money for this Fishers business. Revenue […]

The Marvelous Land of Oz Opens November 27, 2009

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis opens The Marvelous Land of Oz on Friday, November 27, 2009; the performance runs through January 3, 2010. This Indianapolis museum is designed specially for Indianapolis kids, complete with the Lilly Theatre where stories come to life. Tickets for this Indianapolis theatre production at the Lilly Theatre are included with […]

Indiana College Basketball Update

INDIANA UNIVERSITY Looking to distance itself from a school worst 6-25 record last season, the Indiana basketball team opened the year with two straight wins over Howard and USC Upstate. Just because the competition was inferior didn’t stop fans from hoping that this season would bring about a drastic change from misery of 2008-09. After […]

Spirits of the Season An Intimate Evening with Jennie Devoe at Chateau Thomas Winery

It is a widely held fact that the Christmas season officially begins the Friday after Thanksgiving. Trade in the crowds of Indianapolis people in the heart of Indianapolis downtown around Monument Circle this Friday for the Circle of Lights tradition for a more intimate experience. Chateau Thomas Winery invites Hoosiers to enjoy Spirit of the […]

Santa’s Big Arrival at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum November 27, 2009!

This Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is Santa’s Big Arrival at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum. All good Indianapolis children will be there to greet Santa on the big day; they know that’s what gets them on the fast track to his “Nice Children” list. Santa Claus is scheduled to make a splashy entrance at precisely […]

Thanksgiving Day Dinner Made by your Favorite Indianapolis Restaurants

Want a delicious Turkey on Thanksgiving Day without all the work or hassle? Tired of Aunt Ida’s cheek pinches and Uncle Fester’s leering eyes? Why not go out of Thanksgiving Dinner this year? With plenty of Indianapolis restaurants serving Thanksgiving Dinner in 2009, there is no reason you should feel stranded away from home or […]

Photo of the Asa Bales Skatepark in Westfield Indiana

Photo of the Asa Bales Skatepark in Westfield, Indiana. This Westfield park is across the street from the Westfield High School. See more Westfield Photos and Pictures.

Crackers Comedy Club in Broad Ripple Village Welcomes Jeremy Essig

Crackers Comedy Club in Broad Ripple Village welcomes comedian Jeremy Essig to Indianapolis as they celebrate Turkey Day this weekend! This cool comedian has a handle on what makes Hoosiers laugh. And he will be spouting his stand up in Broad Ripple Village from Wednesday, November 25 through Saturday, November 28 (sorry, no performances on […]

Dan Davidson Tickles Funny Bones at Crackers Comedy Club Indianapolis Downtown

Dan Davidson tickles Hoosier funny bones this Thanksgiving Day weekend at Crackers Comedy Club in Indianapolis downtown. With a knack for making people laugh, this comedian headlines Indianapolis entertainment from Wednesday, November 25 through Saturday, November 28 (sorry, no performances on Thanksgiving Day). Check out a favorite Indianapolis comedy club this holiday weekend! Dan Davidson […]

A Very Phoenix Xmas Rocks Indianapolis Xmas Theatre

A Very Phoenix XMas returns to Indianapolis theatre this holiday season at the Phoenix Theatre in Indianapolis downtown on Mass Ave from November 27 through December 20. The title is the same, but the show is all new. For an alternative holiday celebration this season, turn the Phoenix Theatre’s A Very Phoenix Xmas! This Indianapolis […]

A Beef and Boards Christmas 2009 Brightens with Holiday Cheer

Indianapolis favorite dinner theatre presents A Beef and Boards Christmas 2009 from November 27 through December 31. Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre is one of the most well-loved Indianapolis theatres. Every holiday hundreds of families make Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre a part of their holiday tradition. Join Indianapolis kids and adults as the delight […]

Review: “A Christmas Carol”

The Indiana Repertory Theatre’s A Christmas Carol opened this weekend to audiences new and old in Indianapolis downtown, officially beginning the holiday season for this Indianapolis theatre. In the second year of a scaled down version of their original A Christmas Carol, the IRT proves that it is possible to create magic out of thin […]

Chris Botti Trumpets in Thanksgiving at the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra gives thanks this week for their visiting guest artist, trumpeter Chris Botti. This young musician is making waves in the music world fit for legendary trumpet player Louis Armstrong. Chris Botti is a sleek new face at the fore front of brass instruments and jazz music. He comes to Indianapolis this […]

Stolen Kisses Steals the Limelight at the Indiana Film Society Tuesday

The Indiana Film Society brings foreign romance to Indianapolis this Tuesday as they screen the French language film Stolen Kisses (1968). As their Time Capsule: 1969 Film Series continues this Fall, the Indiana Film Society delves into absurdest romance with the French film classic Stolen Kisses. Their extended conversation about the world in 1969 through […]

Matt Painter: Purdue University Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Matt Painter is the current head basketball coach at Purdue University.  He grew up in Muncie, Indiana and attended Purdue, where he played four seasons under Indianapolis sports legend Gene Keady. Painter’s coaching career began in 1993 as an assistant at Washington and Jefferson College.  After spending one year there, he moved on to Barton […]