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ABOVE: We list numerous charity events and fundraisers all over Indiana on this page, such as the Race for the Cure® at Military Park to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation (pictured above), and many others. If your fundraising event is not listed on this page, send us the information! AroundIndy.com staff photo, © 2016, all rights reserved.

Upcoming Events

Listed in order by date and time from today forward.

Friday, October 20, 2017, 6:30 PM.
CoburnFest 2017 at the Biltwell Event Center.

"Purple for a Purpose," a fundraising event to benefit Coburn Place programs to assist domestic violence victims. 6:30-10:30 PM. $65. See Web site for details. Info: 317-923-5750.
Location: Biltwell Event Center, 950 S White River Pkwy W Dr, Indianapolis, Marion County.
coburnplace.org/coburnfest [Ref #794559]

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Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Bob Gregory's 'Coats for Kids' Distribution at the State Fairgrounds.

In the Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion, 8 AM to 2 PM. Free admission and a free coat for every kid accompanied by an adult. $5 onsite parking. See Web site for details. Info: 317-927-7500.
Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
wthr.com/article/bob-gregory-coats-for-kids-campaign-kicks-off [Ref #802412]

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Saturday, October 21, 2017, 12:00 PM.
'Sip.Bark.Repeat' at Daniel's Vineyard.

12-6 PM. See Web site for details. $5 per dog. Info: 317-248-5222.
Location: Daniel's Vineyard, 9061 North Carroll Road, McCordsville, Hancock County.
danielsvineyard.com/ [Ref #814866]

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Sunday, October 22, 2017, 12:00 PM.
Broad Ripple Brewpub Hoods and Hops Car Show at Opti-Park.

Over 100 cars, good food, craft beer, commemorative T-shirts and posters for sale, and more. 12-4 PM. $10 to register a car, free event for spectators. Family-friendly. Proceeds benefit BRVA. See Web site for details. Info: 317-251-2782.
Location: Opti-Park, 780 East 66th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
hoodsandhops.org [Ref #815122]

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 11:30 AM.
AYS 'Lights On Luncheon' at Ivy Tech.

A fundraising event to benefit the Ellen Clippinger Financial Assistance Fund that celebrates the impact of after-school programs. 11:30 AM to 1 PM. $75. See Web site for details. Info: 317-283-3817.
Location: Ivy Tech Corporate College and Culinary Center, 2820 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
ayskids.org/lightson/ [Ref #807814]

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Friday, October 27, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Vevay Ghost Tour in Switzerland County.

A walking tour of three locations with a haunted history to benefit the historic Hoosier Theater in Vevay. Oct. 27 and 29 at 7 PM. $25. See Web site for details. Info: 812-493-9572.
Location: Vevay Vintage Prop and Shop, 110 East Main Street, Vevay, Switzerland County.
facebook.com/VevayGhostTour [Ref #807697]

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Saturday, October 28, 2017, 12:00 PM.
Beer and Chili Festival in Greenwood.

Local breweries and restaurants provide chili and beer to raise funds for the Noah Kriese Foundation. 12-4 PM. $15-$20. See Web site for details. Info: 317-530-2706.
Location: Tried and True Alehouse, 2800 South State Road 135, Greenwood, Johnson County.
triedandtruealehouse.com/store [Ref #815507]

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Saturday, October 28, 2017, 2:00 PM.
Broad Ripple Beer Fest at Opti-Park in Indianapolis.

A Brewers of Indiana Guild fundraising event featuring 45 Hoosier breweries and guests, cask beers, and 10 small-batch specialty beers. 2-6 PM. Ages 21+. $50. See Web site for details. Info: 317-554-4494.
Location: Opti-Park, 780 East 66th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/BroadRippleBeerFest [Ref #807694]

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Saturday, October 28, 2017, 6:30 PM.
Actors Theatre of Indiana Fall Barn Bash in Zionsville.

Pig roast and BBQ, line dancing, Sun King beer, cowboy cocktails, cash prizes and show tickets, live music by Stockwell Road. 6:30-11 PM. $100. Proceeds benefit Actors Theatre of Indiana. Info: 317-669-7983.
Location: Demaree Barn, 615 Starkey Road, Zionsville, Boone County.
atistage.org [Ref #816461]

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Saturday, October 28, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Halloween Party and Fundraiser at Moose Lodge 17.

Moose Lodge 17 and the Inclusive Indiana Foundation are collaborating to raise money to build a universal design park in Indy, a park for every one of every ability. 7-11 PM. $15. Info: 317-774-6446.
Location: Moose Lodge 17, 7055 East 16th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
facebook.com/MiracleLeagueIndianapolis/ [Ref #815123]

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Sunday, October 29, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Vevay Ghost Tour in Switzerland County.

A walking tour of three locations with a haunted history to benefit the historic Hoosier Theater in Vevay. Oct. 27 and 29 at 7 PM. $25. See Web site for details. Info: 812-493-9572.
Location: Vevay Vintage Prop and Shop, 110 East Main Street, Vevay, Switzerland County.
facebook.com/VevayGhostTour [Ref #807698]

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Indianapolis Zombie Axtravaganza at Bad Axe Throwing.

Bad Axe Throwing teams up with Bearded Villains to bring a safe and fun Halloween event for the whole family while donating all net proceeds to a good cause. 4 PM to midnight. $20. See Web site for detatils. Info: 888-435-0001.
Location: Bad Axe Throwing, 235 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
facebook.com/events/1941275039465478 [Ref #816188]

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 9:30 AM.
'Day for Girls' at the Indianapolis Propylaeum - CANCELLED.

UPDATE 9/7/2017: This event has been cancelled. Info: 317-638-7881.
Location: Indianapolis Propylaeum, 1410 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
thepropylaeum.org/ [Ref #794836]

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 3:00 PM.
Inaugural Candy Buy-Back Event at Renew Dental Arts.

Bring your Halloween candy up to 5 pounds (parent must attend with child) and they will purchase it for $1 per pound. All candy is sent to Operation Gratitude care packages for troops deployed overseas. 3-6 PM. Info: 317-602-8924.
Location: Renew Dental Arts, 2205 N Delaware St, Ste 103, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/indycandybuyback [Ref #815518]

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Thursday, November 2, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Art Riot Fundraising Event at Indiana Landmarks Center.

Interactive performances and artistic activities in a cabaret setting to benefit Arts for Learning. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres, wine, and local craft beer. 6-9 PM. $25-$50. Info: 317-925-4043.
Location: Indiana Landmarks Center, 1201 Central Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/2xLI2uK [Ref #815501]

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Saturday, November 4, 2017, 10:00 AM.
IndyLUG Food Drive at Saxony Hall in Fishers.

Donate non-perishable food items for the Hamilton County Harvest Food Bank and see over 2,000 sq. ft. of LEGO creations presented by Brickworld. 10 AM to 6 PM. Free event with donation of a non-perishable food item. Info: 317-572-5346.
Location: Saxony Hall, 13362 Pennington Road, Fishers, Hamilton County.
brickworld.com/indylug-food-drive/ [Ref #802242]

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Saturday, November 4, 2017, 1:00 PM.
2nd Annual 'Create for a Cause' Fundraiser in Carmel.

A family holiday event to help children in need. 1-3:30 PM. See Web site for details. $5-$10. Info: 317-946-0209.
Location: Cool Creek Park Nature Center, 2000 East 151st Street, Carmel, Hamilton County.
bit.ly/2xTWj5v [Ref #814898]

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Friday, November 10, 2017, 7:00 PM.
'White Dragon Gifts of the Magi' Event at Indy Reads Books.

Join Speculative Fiction Guild authors as they celebrate the success of their Indy Reads holiday fundraiser with snacks, games, trivia, and prizes. 7-9 PM. Free event. Info: 317-859-9813.
Location: Indy Reads Books, 911 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/2yq0q9L [Ref #815510]

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Friday, November 10, 2017, 8:00 PM.
Annual Fundraiser Gala at The Cabaret.

Featuring Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner. $175 (VIP $250 is sold out). Reception at 6:30 PM, show at 8 PM. See Web site for details and tickets. Info: 317-275-1169.
Location: Indiana Landmarks Center, 1201 Central Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
thecabaret.org [Ref #815118]

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Saturday, November 11, 2017, 8:00 AM.
2nd Annual Pike Heroes, Health, Hope 5K at Pike YMCA.

A family-friendly event in honor of Veterans Day to benefit the Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation. See Web site for details. Info: 317-297-9622.
Location: Pike YMCA, 7114 Lakeview Pkwy West, Indianapolis, Marion County.
facebook.com/PikeYMCA [Ref #794845]

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Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Holiday Bazaar at Calvary Lutheran Church.

Craft vendors, Country Kitchen, the Attic, silent auction. Breakfast and lunch served. Proceeds benefit Calvary, Joy's House Adult Day Center, Angel Tree Christmas-Prison Fellowship. 9 AM to 3 PM. Free admission. Info: 317-783-2000.
Location: Calvary Lutheran Church, 6111 Shelby Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
clcs.org/holiday-bazaar [Ref #814853]

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Sunday, November 12, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Hot Cider Hustle 5K at the Allen County Coliseum.

A charity fundraising event. See Web site for details. Info: 224-757-5425.
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue, Fort Wayne, Allen County.
hotciderhustle.com/fortwayne [Ref #794837]

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Sunday, November 12, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Yoga Brunch at the Biltwell Event Center.

A 60-minute yoga class with brunch and mimosas, 10 AM to 12:30 PM. $25. Proceeds benefit the Veteran's Yoga Project. See Web site for details. Info: 317-916-6000.
Location: Biltwell Event Center, 950 S White River Pkwy W Dr, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/2xNLyjD [Ref #816172]

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Monday, November 13, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Cafe at the Prop Indy Bacon Week at the Indianapolis Propylaeum.

A week-long celebration of bacon, Nov. 13-17: Mon-Fri, 11 AM to 2 PM. $5. Proceeds benefit Second Helpings. Info: 317-638-7881.
Location: Indianapolis Propylaeum, 1410 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
thepropylaeum.org/ [Ref #816304]

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Cafe at the Prop Indy Bacon Week at the Indianapolis Propylaeum.

A week-long celebration of bacon, Nov. 13-17: Mon-Fri, 11 AM to 2 PM. $5. Proceeds benefit Second Helpings. Info: 317-638-7881.
Location: Indianapolis Propylaeum, 1410 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
thepropylaeum.org/ [Ref #816305]

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Cafe at the Prop Indy Bacon Week at the Indianapolis Propylaeum.

A week-long celebration of bacon, Nov. 13-17: Mon-Fri, 11 AM to 2 PM. $5. Proceeds benefit Second Helpings. Info: 317-638-7881.
Location: Indianapolis Propylaeum, 1410 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
thepropylaeum.org/ [Ref #816306]

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Thursday, November 16, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Cafe at the Prop Indy Bacon Week at the Indianapolis Propylaeum.

A week-long celebration of bacon, Nov. 13-17: Mon-Fri, 11 AM to 2 PM. $5. Proceeds benefit Second Helpings. Info: 317-638-7881.
Location: Indianapolis Propylaeum, 1410 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
thepropylaeum.org/ [Ref #816307]

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Friday, November 17, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Cafe at the Prop Indy Bacon Week at the Indianapolis Propylaeum.

A week-long celebration of bacon, Nov. 13-17: Mon-Fri, 11 AM to 2 PM. $5. Proceeds benefit Second Helpings. Info: 317-638-7881.
Location: Indianapolis Propylaeum, 1410 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
thepropylaeum.org/ [Ref #816308]

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Friday, November 17, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Tonic Ball 16 at Radio Radio.

A fundraising event to benefit Second Helpings. Ages 21+ only. See Web site for details and pricing. Info: 317-955-0995.
Location: Radio Radio, 1119 Prospect Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
futureshock.net [Ref #814841]

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Thursday, November 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Gobble Gallop 5K in Avon.

Gobble Gallop is part of the Inspire Indy 5K Series. See Web site for details. Free admission (donations encouraged). Info: 317-273-9622.
Location: Hendricks Regional Health YMCA, 301 Satori Pkwy, Avon, Hendricks County.
bit.ly/2tpbqmM [Ref #787500]

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Thursday, November 23, 2017, 9:00 AM.
15th Annual Drumstick Dash in Broad Ripple.

A fundraising event to benefit Wheeler Mission. Move your feet so others can eat. See Web site for details and pricing. Info: 317-635-3575.
Location: Broad Ripple Village, Broad Ripple Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
drumstickdash.org/ [Ref #763405]

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Saturday, November 25, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Indy Folk Series at Unitarian Universalist Church.

Featuring open mic night with up-and-coming performers, part of the Indy Folk Series 2017-18 season. Donations (pay what you will). Proceeds benefit Exodus Refugee Immigration. See Web site for details. Info: 317-466-7953.
Location: Unitarian Universalist Church, 615 West 43rd Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indyfolkseries.org/ [Ref #786563]

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Saturday, December 2, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Indianapolis Hot Cider Hustle 5K at White River State Park.

A fundraising event to benefit Easter Seals Crossroads. See Web site for details. Info: 224-757-5425.
Location: White River State Park, 801 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
hotciderhustle.com/indianapolis#schedule [Ref #794561]

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Thursday, December 7, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Holiday Luncheon and Style Show at the Ritz Charles in Carmel.

A fundraising event to benefit the Assistance League of Indianapolis with silent auction. lunch, style show, and more. 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM. $60-$80. Info: 317-809-7044.
Location: Ritz Charles, 12156 North Meridian Street, Carmel, Hamilton County.
alindy.org/holiday-luncheon.html [Ref #816239]

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Saturday, December 9, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Mrkt Ball at the Indianapolis City Market.

A black-tie or costume gala (poodle skirts welcome) with a 1950's rock-and-roll theme benefitting City Market. 7-11 PM. $125-$200. See Web site for details. Info: 317-634-9266.
Location: Indianapolis City Market, 222 East Market Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
brownpapertickets.com/event/3104738 [Ref #816240]

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Saturday, December 9, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Mrkt Ball at the Indianapolis City Market.

A black-tie or costume gala (poodle skirts welcome) with a 1950's rock-and-roll theme benefitting City Market. 7-11 PM. $125-$200. See Web site for details. Info: 317-634-9266.
Location: Indianapolis City Market, 222 East Market Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
brownpapertickets.com/event/3104738 [Ref #816241]

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Sunday, December 10, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Santa Hustle Indy 5K and Half Marathon at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Candy, cookies and Christmas music along the course. Registration includes Santa hat and beard, Santa shirt, finisher medal, and candy cane socks. $40-$70 (Kids races $5-$10). See Web site for details. Info: 847-829-4536.
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
santahustle.com/indianapolis/event-info/ [Ref #814891]

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Saturday, February 3, 2018, 2:00 PM.
10th Annual Brewers of Indiana Guild Winterfest at the State Fairgrounds.

A fundraising beer fest in the West Pavilion to support Indiana breweries, 2-7 PM. See Web site for details. $3 from the sale of each ticket goes to a local nonprofit charity partner. Info: 317-927-7500.
Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
drinkin.beer [Ref #807695]

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Saturday, April 14, 2018, 3:00 PM.
8th Annual Bloomington Craft Beer Festival in Monroe County.

A fundraising beer fest to support Indiana breweries, 3-8 PM. See Web site for details. $3 from the sale of each ticket goes to a local nonprofit charity partner. Info: 317-554-4494.
Location: Showers Plaza, 320 West 8th Street, Bloomington, Monroe County.
drinkin.beer [Ref #807696]

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Saturday, April 28, 2018, 7:00 AM.
2018 Komen Central Indiana Race for the Cure at Military Park.

A major fundraising event to support the Susan G. Komen Central Indiana Foundation in its fight against breast cancer. See Web site for details and fundraising opportunities. Info: 317-638-2873.
Location: Military Park, 601 West New York Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
komencentralindiana.org/ [Ref #773607]

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