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40 things you can do today, Mar 1, 2015, around Indy:

03/01/15, 8:00 AM.
Parke County Maple Syrup Fair in Rockville.

Two weekends of pancakes and sausage, artisans and crafters, home baked goodies, sugar camps, and lots more. Feb. 21-22 and Feb. 28-Mar. 1: 8 AM to 4 PM. Info: 765-569-5226.
Location: Parke County Fairgrounds, US Highway 41, Rockville, Parke County.
Web site: www.coveredbridges.com/

03/01/15, 9:00 AM.
24th Annual Maple Syrup Festival at LM Sugarbush in Washington County.

Two weekends of fun in the country at this family farm in southern Indiana. Pancakes and syrup, demos, games, Sugar Store, vendors, wagon rides, crosscut sawing, and lots more. Feb. 28-Mar. 1 and Mar. 7-8: 9 AM to 5 PM. Info: 812-967-4491.
Location: LM Sugarbush Family Farm, 321 N Garrison Hollow Road, Salem, Washington County.
Web site: www.lmsugarbush.com/

03/01/15, 10:00 AM.
'Inside Hollywood Film and TV: You're on the Set!' at the Children's Museum.

Put yourself on the set of recreated television shows and films with opportunities for role play amid authentic costumes and props. Jan. 31 to July 26. 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/

03/01/15, 10:00 AM.
'What's Your Style? Express Yourself!' at the Children's Museum.

This social media digital engagement project features the museum's vast textile collection and invites families to express their own unique personal style via Instagram. Jan. 17 to Sept. 7. 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/

03/01/15, 10:00 AM.
18th Annual Deer, Turkey and Waterfowl Expo at the State Fairgrounds.

A 4-day event in Expo Hall featuring hunting gear, apparel and outfitters from across the globe, plus seminars, demos, and more. Feb. 26 to Mar. 1: Thu 11-7, Fri 11-8, Sat 10-8, Sun 10-5. Info: See Web site below or call 317-927-7500.
Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: indianadeerandturkeyexpo.com/

03/01/15, 10:00 AM.
Ford Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show at the State Fairgrounds.

650,000 square feet of exhibits in six buildings, Feb. 20 to Mar. 1. First Friday 1-8 PM, Saturdays 10-8, Sundays, 10-5, Mon-Thu 11-7, 2nd Friday 11-8. Info: See Web site or call 317-927-7500.
Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: indianapolisboatsportandtravelshow.com/

03/01/15, 10:00 AM.
Good Journeys Expo at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds.

Holistic Health and Psychic Fair featuring Reiki, Angel Healings, NMT, reflexology, tuning forks, chiropractic, Akashic Record Readings, Numerology, aura photos, yoga, and more. Feb. 28-Mar. 1: Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5. $10. Info: 317-750-7392.
Location: Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant Street, Noblesville, Hamilton County.
Web site: https://www.goodjourneys.net/

03/01/15, 10:00 AM.
Midwest Reptile Show at the State Fairgrounds.

In the Southwest Pavilion, 10 AM to 4 PM. $5 (under 9 free). Info: See Web site below or call 317-927-7500.
Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.midwestreptile.com/

03/01/15, 10:00 AM.
Winter Farmers Market at Arthur M. Glick JCC.

An indoor farmers market between the East and West lobbies, every Sunday through March, 10 AM to 1 PM. Info: See Web site below or call 317-715-9238.
Location: Arthur M. Glick JCC, 6701 Hoover Road, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: jccindy.org/community/farmers-market/

03/01/15, 11:00 AM.
'John Dillinger's 1933 Essex Terraplane' Exhibit at the Indiana State Museum.

Featuring the bank robber's getaway car, used for only one month in 1934 before he crashed it in a farm field. Apr. 21, 2014 to Mar. 31, 2015: Mon-Sat 10 AM to 5 PM, Sun 11 AM to 5 PM. 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/508

03/01/15, 11:00 AM.
'Nikon Small World' Exhibit at the Indiana State Museum.

Featuring an exhibit of dynamic images from the world's best photo-micrographers. Oct. 14, 2014 to Mar. 29, 2015: Mon-Sat 10 AM to 5 PM, Sun 11 AM to 5 PM. 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/636

03/01/15, 11:00 AM.
'So Costly a Sacrifice: Lincoln and Loss' Exhibit at the Indiana State Museum.

This exhibit explores the dark corners of death in the 1800's, including the most famous funeral of the century. Feb. 7 to July 5: Mon-Sat 10 AM to 5 PM, Sun 11 AM to 5 PM. 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/699

03/01/15, 11:00 AM.
'William Forsyth: Only the Strong Persist' Exhibit at the Indiana State Museum.

Featuring an exhibit of the works of Indiana artist William J. Forsyth (1854-1935). Nov. 8, 2014 to Mar. 29, 2015: Mon-Sat 10 AM to 5 PM, Sun 11 AM to 5 PM. 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/578

03/01/15, 11:00 AM.
Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show at the Allen County Coliseum.

In the Expo Center, Feb. 26 to Mar. 1: Thu/Fri 11 AM to 9 PM, Sat 10 AM to 9 PM, Sun 11 AM to 5 PM. $10 (under 15 free, $6 ages 62+). 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/

03/01/15, 12:00 PM.
'Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of Firsts' at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art.

This exhibit highlights the history of the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Dec. 20 to Mar. 15: Tue-Sat 10-6 PM (until 8 PM on Thu), plus Sun 12-5 PM. Info: See Web site below or call 260-422-6467.
Location: Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 Main Street, Fort Wayne, Allen County.
Web site: www.fwmoa.org/Exhibitions

03/01/15, 12:00 PM.
'Sculpture in the Twentieth Century' at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art.

A special exhibit open Jan. 17 to Mar. 1: Tue-Sat 10-6 PM (until 8 PM on Thu), plus Sun 12-5 PM. Info: See Web site below or call 260-422-6467.
Location: Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 Main Street, Fort Wayne, Allen County.
Web site: www.fwmoa.org/Exhibition/sculpture-in-the-twentieth-century

03/01/15, 12:00 PM.
'The Rise of American Modernism' at the Museum of Art.

In the Susan and Charles Golden Gallery, Oct. 24, 2014 to July 26, 2015: Tue-Sat 11-5 (until 9 PM Thu/Fri), plus Sun 12-5 PM. 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/

03/01/15, 12:00 PM.
77th Annual Student Show at the Indianapolis Art Center.

A juried art show with over $6,000 in cash and prizes, Feb. 20 to Apr. 5: Mon-Fri 9 AM to 10 PM, Sat 9 AM to 6 PM, Sun 12-6 PM. Free admission. Info: See Web site below or call 317-255-2464.
Location: Indianapolis Art Center, 820 East 67th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: indplsartcenter.org/studentshow/

03/01/15, 12:00 PM.
Winter Warmup Weekend at Mallow Run Winery.

Good food and live music every weekend, Jan-Mar. Enjoy soups, freshly-baked breads and desserts. Feb. 28-Mar. 1, 12-6 PM: Classic Corn Chowder Soup, plus music by The McGuires (Sat 2-5), Greg and Tony Show (Sun 2-5). Info: 317-422-1556.
Location: Mallow Run Winery, 6964 West Whiteland Road, Bargersville, Johnson County.
Web site: www.mallowrun.com/

03/01/15, 1:00 PM.
'Annie' at the Old National Centre.

A live theatre performance in the Murat Theatre, Feb. 24 to Mar. 1: Tue-Thu at 7:30 PM, Fri at 8 PM, Sat at 2 and 8 PM, Sun at 1 and 6:30 PM. Tickets: Venue Box Office or Ticketmaster. Info: 317-231-0000.
Location: Old National Centre, 502 North New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.oldnationalcentre.com/

03/01/15, 1:00 PM.
4th Annual 'Strikes for Stansfield' Charity Bowling Event at Woodland Bowl.

An afternoon of bowling, entertainment and prizes to benefit Stansfield Circle charities. 1-3 PM. $25. Info: See Web site below or call 317-576-9262.
Location: Woodland Bowl, 3421 East 96th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.stansfieldcircle.org/

03/01/15, 1:00 PM.
College Women's Basketball at Butler University.

Seton Hall at Butler University. Last regular season home game of the 2014-15 women's basketball season at Butler University. Info: See Web site below or call 317-940-3647.
Location: Hinkle Fieldhouse, 510 West 49th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.butlersports.com/sports/w-baskbl/2014-15/schedule

03/01/15, 1:30 PM.
'Crazy for You' at Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre.

A fun-filled, energetic production by the Gershwin brothers with rhythm that comes straight from the heart of musical theatre. Feb. 12 to Apr. 4: 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/

03/01/15, 2:00 PM.
'Cabaret' at the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre.

Set in the early 1930's, prior to the rise of the Third Reich, aspiring writer Cliff Bradshaw travels to Berlin in search of inspiration. Feb. 14-15, 20-22, 28 and Mar. 1: Fri/Sat at 8 PM, Sun at 2 PM. Info: 260-424-5220.
Location: Arts United Center, 303 East Main Street, Fort Wayne, Allen County.
Web site: www.fwcivic.org/

03/01/15, 2:00 PM.
'The Cripple of Inishmaan' at the Phoenix Theatre.

When a Hollywood director visits a remote Irish island to cast his latest film, the locals clamor for their once-in-a-lifetime chance at movie stardom. Feb. 5 to Mar. 1: Thu at 7 PM, Fri/Sat at 8 PM, Sun at 2 PM. Info: 317-635-7529.
Location: Phoenix Theatre, 749 North Park Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.phoenixtheatre.org/

03/01/15, 2:00 PM.
'The Hound of the Baskervilles' at Indiana Repertory Theatre.

Family secrets, haunted hounds, romance and mysteries abound in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's timeless tale of supernatural suspense. On the IRT OneAmerica Stage, Feb. 18 to Mar. 15: show times vary by performance date. Info: 317-635-5252.
Location: Indiana Repertory Theatre, 140 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.irtlive.com/shows_and_tickets/shows/hound/

03/01/15, 2:30 PM.
'August: Osage County' at Carmel Community Playhouse.

When a family reunites after Dad disappears, the homestead explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets. Adult language; ages 17+. Feb. 13-15, 20-22, 27-28 and Mar. 1: Fri/Sat at 7:30 PM, Sun at 2:30 PM. $15-17. Info: 317-815-9387.
Location: Carmel Community Playhouse, 14299 Clay Terrace Blvd, Ste 140, Carmel, Hamilton County.
Web site: www.carmelplayers.org/

03/01/15, 2:30 PM.
'Macbeth' at NancyT. Hansen Theatre at Purdue University.

Shakespeare's classic tale of the rise and fall of a Scottish warrior with ambitions to be king. Feb. 20-22, 25-28 and Mar. 1: Wed-Sat at 7:30 PM, Sun at 2:30 PM, plus 2:30 PM matinee on Feb. 28. Tickets start at $12.50. Info: 765-494-3933.
Location: Purdue University, 522 West Wood Street, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County.
Web site: www.purdue.edu/theatre/tickets

03/01/15, 3:00 PM.
'The Giver' at the Indiana Repertory Theatre.

UPDATE 2/6/2015: Four additional performances added to the original schedule (Jan. 23 to Feb. 21) on Feb. 27-28 at 7 PM and Feb. 28-Mar. 1 at 3 PM. Info: See Web site below or call 317-635-5252.
Location: Indiana Repertory Theatre, 140 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.irtlive.com/shows_and_tickets/shows/giver/

03/01/15, 3:00 PM.
Indianapolis Diesels PBL Basketball at Manual Stadium.

Minor league basketball action featuring Ohio Lima Express v. Indianapolis Diesels at Manual Stadium (Emmerich Manual High School). Info: See Web site below.
Location: Manual Stadium, 2405 Madison Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.dieselshoops.com/

03/01/15, 3:15 PM.
Art and Soul Closing Celebration Live at the Indianapolis Artsgarden.

Featuring a live theatre performance by Asante Children's Theatre, part of the annual Art and Soul celebration, with special guest City-Council President Maggie Lewis. Free event. Info: See Web site below or call 317-624-2563.
Location: Indianapolis Artsgarden, Washington and Illinois Streets, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: indyarts.org/artsgarden/monthly-calendar

03/01/15, 5:00 PM.
Devour Btown Restaurant Week in Bloomington.

41 Bloomington area restaurants will offer 3-course, value-priced menus, Feb. 25 to Mar. 8. Ask your server for the Devour Btown menu. Reservations may be required at some venues. Info: See Web site or call 317-673-4211.
Location: Devour Btown, 41 Restaurants, Bloomington, Monroe County.
Web site: www.devourbtown.org/

03/01/15, 6:00 PM.
Hearthside Supper at Conner Prairie.

Help prepare and dine on a delicious 19th-century style dinner. 6-9 PM: Fri-Sun in Jan, Thu-Sun in Feb, Tue-Sun in Mar. $65 ($60 youth); $5 discount for members. Info: See Web site below or call 317-776-6006.
Location: Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, Hamilton County.
Web site: connerprairie.org/

03/01/15, 6:00 PM.
Indiana Pacers NBA Basketball at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Philadelphia 76'ers vs. Indiana Pacers. Tickets: Venue Box Office or Ticketmaster. Info: See Web site below or call 317-917-2727.
Location: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 125 South Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.nba.com/pacers/schedule

03/01/15, 6:30 PM.
'Annie' at the Old National Centre.

A live theatre performance in the Murat Theatre, Feb. 24 to Mar. 1: Tue-Thu at 7:30 PM, Fri at 8 PM, Sat at 2 and 8 PM, Sun at 1 and 6:30 PM. Tickets: Venue Box Office or Ticketmaster. Info: 317-231-0000.
Location: Old National Centre, 502 North New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.oldnationalcentre.com/

03/01/15, 7:00 PM.
'Crazy for You' at Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre.

A fun-filled, energetic production by the Gershwin brothers with rhythm that comes straight from the heart of musical theatre. Feb. 12 to Apr. 4: 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/

03/01/15, 7:00 PM.
Travis Tritt Acoustic Tour at Star Plaza Theatre.

Featuring a live music performance at 7 PM CST (8 PM Indianapolis time), with the award-winning country music artist. Tickets: Venue Box Office or Ticketmaster. Info: 219-769-6600.
Location: Star Plaza Theatre, 8001 Delaware Place, Merrillville, Lake County.
Web site: www.starplazatheatre.com/

03/01/15, 8:00 PM.
'Gallery/Portraits' at the Grove Haus.

Featuring a live theatre performance by Casey Ross Productions, a new Indy theatre company. Feb. 20-21, 27-28, and Mar. 1 at 8 PM, plus Feb. 22 at 5 PM. Info: See Web site below or call 317-917-2026.
Location: Grove Haus, 1001 Hosbrook Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.facebook.com/CaseyRossProductions

03/01/15, 8:00 PM.
Jazz Jam Sunday at the Chatterbox Jazz Club.

Featuring a live music performance with the Jared Thompson Quartet. Every Sunday, 8-11 PM. Ages 21+ only. Free admission. Info: See Web site below or call 317-636-0584.
Location: Chatterbox Jazz Club, 435 Masschusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.chatterboxjazz.com/

03/01/15, 8:00 PM.
The Lone Bellow Live at Radio Radio in Fountain Square.

Featuring a live music performance with Odessa. Doors at 7 PM, show at 8 PM. Ages 21+ only. $15-17. Info: See Web site below or call 317-955-0995.
Location: Radio Radio, 1119 Prospect Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.futureshock.net/

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