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31 things you can do today, Sep 21, 2014, around Indy:

09/21/14, 8:00 AM.
Bob Gregory's 'Coats for Kids' at Tuchman Cleaners.

Donate new and gently-used winter coats at any Tuchman Cleaners location, Sept. 1 to Oct. 13. Distribution is scheduled for Oct. 18 at the State Fairgrounds. Info: See Web site below or call 317-224-1010.
Location: Tuchman Cleaners, All Locations, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.wthr.com/story/11300057/bob-gregorys-coats-for-kids

09/21/14, 8:00 AM.
Munster Farmers Market in Lake County.

In the Centennial Park North parking lot, every Sunday, 8 AM to 1 PM CDT, May 11 to Sept. 28. This is 9 AM to 2 PM Indianapolis time. Free admission. Info: See Web site below or call 219-836-7275.
Location: Centennial Park North, 900 North Centennial Drive, Munster, Lake County.
Web site: www.munster.org/department/division.php?structureid=129

09/21/14, 9:00 AM.
'Kingdom Come' Spiritual Growth Campaign Group Discussions at Northview Church.

A 3-part spiritual growth campaign presented in a small group setting, Sept. 20 to Oct. 26: Sat at 5 PM or Sun at 9 AM or 11 AM. Free event. Info: See Web site below or call 317-846-2884.
Location: Northview Church, 12900 Hazel Dell Pkwy, Carmel, Hamilton County.
Web site: northviewchurch.com/

09/21/14, 9:00 AM.
33rd Annual O'Reilly Auto Parts Fall 4-Wheel Jamboree at the State Fairgrounds.

Sept. 19-21: Fri 10-5, Sat 9-6, Sun 9-3:30. $17 advance at O'Reilly Auto Parts ($10 ages 3-12); $20 day of event ($13 ages 3-12). Info: See Web site below or call 317-927-7500.
Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.4wheeljamboree.com

09/21/14, 9:00 AM.
40th Annual Nappanee Apple Festival in Elkhart County.

Live entertainment on two stages, carnival rides, arts and crafts, food vendors, parade, airplane flyover, farm equipment show, and all those wonderful apple items. Sept. 18-21: hours and activities vary daily. Info: 574-773-7812.
Location: Nappanee Apple Festival, Downtown, Nappanee, Elkhart County.
Web site: www.nappaneeapplefestival.org/

09/21/14, 9:00 AM.
44th Annual Potawatomi Festival in Veedersburg.

Flea market, arts, crafts, food court, entertainment, kids court, petting zoo, baby contest, Heritage court, Native American, tepees, and fireworks. Sept. 19-21: Fri-Sun, 9 AM to 7 PM. $2 admission. Info: See Web site or call 765-299-6651.
Location: Steam Corner, 2164 State Road 41 South, Veedersburg, Fountain County.
Web site: www.potawatomifestival.com/

09/21/14, 9:00 AM.
Wilson Farm Market Open in Hamilton County.

An Amish farm market with a great selection of items, located on US Hwy 31 at 256th Street, north of Westfield. Open daily, 9 AM to 6 PM, March to October. Info: See Web site below or call 317-758-5734.
Location: Wilson Farm Market, 1720 East 256th Street, Arcadia, Hamilton County.
Web site: www.wilsonfarmmarket.com/

09/21/14, 9:30 AM.
ActiveIndy Cultural Trail and Historic Neighborhoods Bike Tour.

Explore the Cultural Trail, historic neighborhoods, public art installations, monuments & other cool spaces and places around the city. Mon-Fri and Sun, Mar. 30 to Oct. 31: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. $45 with bike rental or $30 on your bike. Info: 317-520-2914.
Location: Indy Bike Hub at the Indianapolis City Market, 242 East Market Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.activeindytours.com/

09/21/14, 10:00 AM.
'China's Terra Cotta Warriors' Exhibit at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis.

Explore the lifestyles of modern-day Chinese families and experience ancient traditions and modern activities. May 10 to Nov. 2. Included with museum admission. Info: See Web site or call 317-334-3322.
Location: Children's Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.childrensmuseum.org/

09/21/14, 10:00 AM.
9th Annual 'Art on the Wabash' in West Lafayette.

A juried art show featuring artists and participants from 15 Indiana counties, covering a broad range of media and styles. 10 AM to 4 PM. Info: See Web site below or call 765-423-2787.
Location: Tapawingo Park, Tapawingo Drive, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County.
Web site: www.artonthewabash.com/

09/21/14, 10:00 AM.
Johnny Appleseed Festival at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.

In the Parking Lot at the Coliseum, Sept. 20-21: Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5. Info: See Web site below or call 260-482-9502.
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue, Fort Wayne, Allen County.
Web site: www.memorialcoliseum.com/

09/21/14, 11:00 AM.
'American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition' at the Indiana State Museum.

This special exhibit explores the tumultuous years of prohibition, 1920-1933, in American history. Sept. 20, 2014 to Feb. 15, 2015: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5 (closed Nov. 27 and Dec. 25). Info: See Web site below or call 317-232-1637.
Location: Indiana State Museum, 650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.indianamuseum.org/exhibits/details/id/490

09/21/14, 11:00 AM.
'Style, Elegance and Wit' Exhibit at the Indiana State Museum.

A major retrospective exhibition of 60+ paintings, drawings and mixed media wall constructions by Hoosier artist James Spencer Russell (1915-2000). Apr. 4 to Oct. 12: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5. Included with museum admission. Info: 317-232-1637.
Location: Indiana State Museum, 650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.indianamuseum.org/

09/21/14, 11:00 AM.
Portage Farmers Market in Porter County.

Every Sunday, June 1 to Sept. 28, 11 AM to 3 PM CDT. Free admission. Info: See Web site below or call 219-762-1675.
Location: Portage Farmers Market, Founders Square Park, Portage, Porter County.
Web site: www.indianadunes.com/events/portage-farmers-market/

09/21/14, 12:00 PM.
'For America: Prints of the American Art-Union' at the Museum of Art.

An exhibit featuring the best engravings of American Art-Union engravers from 1839 to 1851. Jan. 31 to Sept. 28: Tue-Sat 11 AM to 5 PM (until 9 PM on Thu), plus Sun 12-5 PM. Free exhibit. Info: See Web site below or call 317-923-1331.
Location: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.imamuseum.org/

09/21/14, 12:00 PM.
'Grape to Glass' Winery Tour at Easley Winery.

An in-depth look at the art of winemaking from harvest to bottling. Every Sat/Sun: Sat 12-5, Sun 12-3 (tours every 15 minutes). No reservations required, but groups of 10+ please call in advance. Info: See Web site or call 317-636-4516.
Location: Easley Winery, 205 North College Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.easleywinery.com/tours.html

09/21/14, 12:00 PM.
Corn Maze at Beasley's Orchard in Danville.

A 7-acre corn maze through a mind-boggling puzzle of four miles of trails. Sept. 19 to Oct. 31: Fri/Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $8 ($6 ages 6-11, under 6 free when accompanied by an adult). Info: See Web site below or call 317-745-4876.
Location: Beasley's Orchard, 2304 East Main Street, Danville, Hendricks County.
Web site: www.beasleys-orchard.com/

09/21/14, 12:00 PM.
Quaker Day Festival in Plainfield.

A 3-day festival with vendors, car show, good food, a parade, live music, games, face painting, carnival rides, and more. Sept. 19-21: Fri 4-9 PM, Sat 8 AM to 9 PM, Sun 12-5 PM. Info: See Web site below or call 317-839-3800.
Location: Al and Jan Barker Athletic Complex, 451 South Vestal Road, Plainfield, Hendricks County.
Web site: quakerdayfestival.weebly.com/

09/21/14, 1:00 PM.
ActiveIndy War Memorial Trail Walking Tour in Downtown Indianapolis.

Explore the largest collection of war memorials outside of our nation's capital. $15 ($10 under age 11). Reservations required. Mar. 30 to Dec. 20: Sun, Tue, Thu, 1-3 PM. Info: See Web site below or call 317-520-2914.
Location: Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument on Monument Circle, South Steps, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.activeindytours.com/

09/21/14, 1:30 PM.
'Oklahoma!' at Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre.

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic stage play about the high-spirited rivalry between local farmers and cowboys. Aug. 21 to Oct. 5: show times vary by performance date. Info: See Web site below or call 317-872-9664.
Location: Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.beefandboards.com/

09/21/14, 2:00 PM.
'Dynamic Marriage' Workshop at Northview Church in Carmel.

A nine-week course open to married couples to learn how to improve your marriage. Aug. 24 to Oct. 19: Sun, 2-4:30 PM. $150 per couple. Info: See Web site below or call 317-846-2884.
Location: Northview Church, 12900 Hazel Dell Pkwy, Carmel, Hamilton County.
Web site: www.northviewchurch.us/

09/21/14, 2:30 PM.
'Parallel Lives' by Spotlight Players at the Irvington Lodge.

Two actresses play men and women struggling through the common rituals of modern life, Sept. 11-21: Thu-Sat at 8 PM, Sun at 2:30 PM. $15 ($12 students). Info: See Web site below or call 317-767-2774.
Location: Irvington Lodge, 5515 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/560290

09/21/14, 3:00 PM.
'Yoga in the Gardens' at Wellfield Botanic Gardens in Elkhart.

A relaxing hour of Yoga in a tranquil garden setting. All levels welcome. June 22 to Sept. 28: Every Sunday, 3-4 PM. $10 ($7 members). Info: See Web site below or call 574-266-2006.
Location: Wellfield Botanic Gardens, 1011 North Main Street, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
Web site: wellfieldgardens.wordpress.com/

09/21/14, 3:00 PM.
ActiveIndy Central Canal Walking Tour at White River State Park.

Explore the largest urban state park in the nation. Learn about its attractions and history $15 ($10 under age 11). Reservations required. Mar. 30 to Dec. 31: Sun-Fri, 3-4:30 PM. Info: See Web site below or call 317-520-2914.
Location: White River State Park Visitors Center, 801 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.activeindytours.com/

09/21/14, 3:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Tours in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides are available Apr. 1 to Dec. 31: Tue-Thu 6-11, Fri 6-12, Sat 4-12, Sun 3-10. See Web site for pricing. Info: See Web site or call 317-631-4169.
Location: Multiple Departure Locations, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.blueribboncarriages.com

09/21/14, 4:00 PM.
Backwards Dinner at the Indianapolis Propylaeum.

Wear your clothes backwards at this 3-course meal with etiquette tips. Reservations required. 4 and 6 PM seatings, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28. Pricing varies by size of party. Info: See Web site below or call 317-638-7881.
Location: Indianapolis Propylaeum, 1410 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.thepropylaeum.org/

09/21/14, 4:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Tours in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides (1-4 passengers) are available Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Tour length and pricing varies. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.indycarriage.com

09/21/14, 5:00 PM.
Dinner and a Magic Show at the Indianapolis Propylaeum.

A 3-course dinner followed by an hour of magic performed by local magicians. Limited seating, reservations required. $38 plus tax and gratuity; family packages available. Sept. 14, 21, 28. Info: See Web site or call 317-638-7881.
Location: Indianapolis Propylaeum, 1410 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.thepropylaeum.org/

09/21/14, 5:00 PM.
Northside Nights Restaurant Week in Indianapolis.

More than 30 restaurants across the north side of Indy offer 3-course, valued-priced menus, Sept. 15-28. Reservations may be required at some locations; verify with the venues in which you are interested. Info: See Web site below or call 317-673-4211.
Location: Northside Nights Restaurant Week, Multiple Locations, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.northsidenightsindy.com/

09/21/14, 6:00 PM.
Backwards Dinner at the Indianapolis Propylaeum.

Wear your clothes backwards at this 3-course meal with etiquette tips. Reservations required. 4 and 6 PM seatings, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28. Pricing varies by size of party. Info: See Web site below or call 317-638-7881.
Location: Indianapolis Propylaeum, 1410 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.thepropylaeum.org/

09/21/14, 7:00 PM.
'Oklahoma!' at Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre.

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic stage play about the high-spirited rivalry between local farmers and cowboys. Aug. 21 to Oct. 5: show times vary by performance date. Info: See Web site below or call 317-872-9664.
Location: Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.beefandboards.com/

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