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This August at the New Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel

The multi-purpose, spacious and elegant Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana is a treasure trove for Indianapolis music and live entertainment lovers. One of the finest live performance venues in Indianapolis and its many suburbs, this facility is also one of the newest. The month of August, 2011 at the Center for the […]

Things to Do for August 9-11, 2011: The Fringe, the Fair and the Drum and Bugle Champs

Fun City Finder has sifted through all the fun things to do in Indianapolis and its environs to provide you with a hand-shucked summer harvest of great activities happening this week in the Circle City. There are so many interesting things to do in Indianapolis that you might just choose the easiest, closest Greater Indianapolis […]

Things to Do for August 6-7, 2011: Your Indy Weekend at the Fair, the Fringe and Everywhere Else

From the memory-making Annual Indiana State Fair to the IndyFringe festival, the Cirque du Soleil, the big red carpet curtain-raiser at Carmel’s new Center for the Performing Arts and everything in between, Hoosiers from Indianapolis and other nearby cities in Indiana have an inviting list of things to do in Indianapolis this weekend. Check out […]

Things to Do for August 3 – 5, 2011: The Fair and the Fringe, and Everything in Between

As if the 155th Indiana State Fair weren’t enough to get you out and about in Indianapolis, the beloved IndyFringe Festival has also taken over Naptown. And if that isn’t enough, two large conventions jockey for position atop our “things to do in Indianapolis” list this week: Gen Con Indianapolis and the Indy International Wine […]

Live Theatre Productions in August, 2011: IndyFringe Takes Center Stage

As the Indy summer moves inexorably into its dramatic climax, so does the Indianapolis theatrical summer season. Shows like the Phoenix Theatre’s With a Bang are rounded out by classics such as Cinderella at the Belfry Theatre and Hairspray at the newly-opened Tarkington. At the same time, the fun, frenetic IndyFringe is celebrating their seventh […]

August, 2011 at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel

The multi-purpose, spacious and elegant Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana is a treasure trove for Indianapolis music and live entertainment lovers. One of the finest live performance venues in Indianapolis and its many suburbs, this facility is also one of the newest. The month of August, 2011 at the Center for the […]

Things to Do for July 29-31, 2011

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If you’re in Indianapolis, then you’re in luck. Your Indy summer can be overflowing with memorable things to do in Indianapolis this long weekend, from the black tie Living Legends Gala at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center to the 18th running of the mega-famous Brickyard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and […]

Things to do for July 25-28, 2011

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Big goings-on in the latter part of July, 2011 in Indianapolis, where things to do are as varied as the Hoosiers living in the Circle City, and activities heat up in direct proportion to the summer sun. Take the kids out for a day at the fair, a free family movie or National Lasagna Day, […]

Things to do for July 22-24, 2011

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More county fairs and fun in the sun enrich your Indy summer with more opportunities for playing in the great Circle City. Jump up and run out into Indianapolis! Now’s your chance to immerse yourself in the varied and intriguing things to do in Indianapolis and find out exactly why nobody else is staying home […]

Things to Do for July 18-21, 2011

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July is the month of Independence in America and the time when most of the 4-H fairs are scheduled in Indianapolis and other cities in Indiana and the Midwest. When you glance through the list below of things to do in Greater Indianapolis for the upcoming weekdays, you’ll find all that and much more, from […]

Detour: An American Grille and Restaurant in Carmel

Detour – An American Grille is a unique, family-friendly restaurant in the Indianapolis suburb called Carmel, Indiana, located between Westfield and Broad Ripple Village. This is one of those spiffy high-gloss Greater Indianapolis bars and restaurants that dot the Circle City, the kind that strike you immediately as oh-so-modern and yet oh-so-casual at the same […]

Things to Do for July 15-17, 2011

The summer of 2011 is going to be a memorable one for many Hoosiers from Indianapolis. Take a look below at all the cool goings-on around the Circle City. Don’t miss out on the fun; there’s something for everyone’s future journey down their own personal memory lane. Greater Indianapolis Things to Do July 15-17, 2011 […]

Traders Point Creamery and The Loft Restaurant

Among the lush natural surroundings in the Northwest corner of Indianapolis, you will find, if you look, a little jewel of a dairy farm and Greater Indianapolis restaurant called Traders Point Creamery and The Loft Restaurant. A jaunt in the car with the whole family will net Hoosiers from Indy and other nearby cities in […]

Hoosier Things to Do, July 11-14, 2011

There are lots of free and nearly-free things to do in Indianapolis. Many of the Indianapolis events and gatherings listed below will cost you no more than the will to leave your home and the gas money to get there. Likewise, there’s a multitude of things to do in and around Indy that are especially […]

Hoosier Things to Do this Weekend, July 9-10, 2011

It’s an Indianapolis summer! Now’s the time! Grab the kids and get out of the house, for your sake and theirs. There are tons of things to do in Indianapolis and other nearby cities in Central Indiana this weekend, and many of them are free. Below is Fun City Finder‘s hand-shucked list of activities and […]

William Eastin English: A Visionary Philanthropist

Born in Lexington, Indiana, just south of Indianapolis, Captain William Eastin English is the son of William Hayden English. Both men became forces to be reckoned with in the Circle City as well as the political arena in the United States. The well-respected father, William H., was appointed Speaker of the House of Representatives and […]

William Hayden English: Scion of the Circle City

William Hayden English, father of William Eastin, and the English family itself, are all well-known names among Indianapolis society and culture. Born in 1822, William Hayden English resided in Indianapolis until his death in 1896. Through the course of his life, William H. English became one of the wealthiest people in Indiana, and one of […]

Things to Do in July, 2011

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Indianapolis is famous for its multitude of world-renowned Indianapolis attractions and events centered around the great sports in Indianapolis. But aside from sight-seeing and cheering in the stands, there is an astonishing variety of things to do in Indianapolis and nearby cities in Indiana. Just take a look at our collection below. This summer, you’re […]

Things to Do, July 3-4, 2011

Rain or shine, it’s still summertime in Indianapolis, and that’s a wonderful thing. Whether you’re interested in seeing anything from fireworks to orchids, you’ll find something in Indy well worth experiencing this Independence Day holiday, July 3 and 4, 2011. Glance through Fun City Finder‘s collection of Indianapolis things to do below, to kick-start your […]

Live Theatre Productions in July of 2011

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A night out at the theatre in Indianapolis is surely one of the most popular things to do in Indianapolis and its immediate environs, especially during the magical months of summer. This year, July offers live theatre productions in Indianapolis that are calculated to entertain, enliven and enrich. Live theatre in the form of stage […]

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