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40 things you can do today, Oct 31, 2014, around Indy:

10/31/14, 8:00 AM.
Ann Katz Festival of Books and Arts at Arthur M. Glick JCC.

A celebration of literature, art and culture with guest lectures, interactive discussions, book signings and more. Oct. 28 to Nov. 15: hours and activities vary daily. Info: 317-251-9467.
Location: Arthur M. Glick JCC, 6701 Hoover Road, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.jccindy.org

10/31/14, 8:00 AM.
Old Fort Cluster Dog Show at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.

Oct. 29 to Nov. 2: Wed-Sun, 8 AM to 5 PM daily. Free admission. 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/

10/31/14, 9:00 AM.
'Ed Funk: Printer, Painter' Exhibit at the University of Indianapolis.

Featuring a fine arts exhibit in the DeHaan Gallery, Oct. 6-31: Mon-Fri, 9 AM to 9 PM. Info: See Web site or call 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.uindy.edu/arts/art

10/31/14, 9:00 AM.
Back Roads of Brown County Studio Tour in Nashville.

A studio tour with demonstrations, new art offerings, and lots of insight into the lives of the artists. Oct. 1-31: hours vary by location. Info: See Web site below or call 812-988-7303.
Location: Back Roads of Brown County Studio Tour, Multple Locations, Nashville, Brown County.
Web site: www.browncountystudiotour.com/

10/31/14, 9:00 AM.
Fall Harvest Festival at Waterman's Family Farm.

Hayrides, farm animals, games, inflatables, live music, take a trip to the pumpkin patch. Sept. 27 to Nov. 1: 9 AM to 7 PM daily. Pricing varies. Info: See Web site or call 317-357-2989.
Location: Waterman's Family Farm, 7010 East Raymond Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.watermansfamilyfarm.com/

10/31/14, 9:00 AM.
Southside Art League Exhibit at the Johnson County Museum.

A special exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of the league, showcasing eight area artists, May 2 to Oct. 31: Tue-Fri 9-4, Sat 10-3. Free admission. Info: See Web site below or call 317-346-4500.
Location: Johnson County Museum, 135 North Main Street, Franklin, Johnson County.
Web site: www.johnsoncountymuseum.org/

10/31/14, 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/

10/31/14, 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/

10/31/14, 10:00 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

10/31/14, 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/

10/31/14, 10:00 AM.
42nd Annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival at Stonycreek Farm in Noblesville.

Hayrides, Pumpkin Train, bonfires, zipline, gift shop, good food, trips to the pumpkin patch, and more. Sept. 27 to Oct. 31: 10 AM to 5 PM daily. $5 parking Tue-Sun (no fee on Mon). Info: See Web site below or call 317-773-3344.
Location: Stonycreek Farm, 11366 State Road 38 East, Noblesville, Hamilton County.
Web site: stonycreekfarm.net/pumpkinharvestfestival.htm

10/31/14, 10:00 AM.
51st Annual Lights On Haunted House at the Children's Museum.

Oct. 11-31: Wed-Sat 10-3 (plus 3:30-8:30 on Wed, Oct. 15 and 22), Sun 11-5, Halloween 10-3. Not included in museum admission. Closed Mon/Tue. Info: See Web site below or call 317-334-3322.
Location: Children's Museum, 3000 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.childrensmuseum.org/exhibits/haunted-house

10/31/14, 10:00 AM.
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/

10/31/14, 10:00 AM.
Walking Tour of Monument Circle in Downtown Indianapolis.

A free guided tour that tells the intriguing story of the Circle, past and present, presented by Indiana Landmarks Center. Every Fri/Sat at 10 AM, May 2 to Oct. 31. Free event. Info: See Web site below or call 317-636-5409.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 30 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: bit.ly/1oD1r0M

10/31/14, 11:00 AM.
Farmers Market at the Old National Centre.

The Old National Centre Farmers Market is scheduled every Friday, May 9 to Oct. 31 (except the first Friday of each month), 11 AM to 2 PM. Info: See Web site below or call 317-231-0000.
Location: Old National Centre, 502 North New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.oldnationalcentre.com/

10/31/14, 11:00 AM.
Food Truck Friday on Georgia Street in Downtown Indianapolis.

Your favorite Indy food trucks will be on the west end of Georgia Street near the Indiana Convention Center, 11 AM to 2 PM. Selected Fridays, Mar. 7 to Nov. 22. Info: See Web site or call 317-237-2222.
Location: Food Truck Friday, Georgia Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.georgiastreetindy.com/ai1ec_event/food-truck-friday/?instance_id=

10/31/14, 12:00 PM.
Guided Tour of the Indiana Landmarks Center.

A free 45-minute tour that highlights the restoration of this former 19th-century Methodist church. No reservations required except for groups of 10+. Every Fri/Sat, May 2-Oct. 31, at 12 PM (except May 24 & July 12). Info: 317-639-4534.
Location: Indiana Landmarks Center, 1201 Central Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: bit.ly/1cMIraO

10/31/14, 12:15 PM.
Traveler's Dream Live at the Indianapolis Artsgarden.

Featuring a free one-hour live music performance (traditional and original music of the Celtic lands, France and America). 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

10/31/14, 1:00 PM.
'Josiah for President' at Blue Gate Theatre in Shipshewana.

Featuring a live musical theatre performance on selected dates from July 14 to Dec. 13. Info: See Web site below or call 888-447-4725.
Location: Blue Gate Theatre, 195 North Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
Web site: www.riegsecker.com/

10/31/14, 1:00 PM.
ActiveIndy Lockerbie and Mass Ave Walking Tour in Downtown Indianapolis.

Explore Indy's oldest neighborhood, cultural district, and history of the Circle. $15 ($10 under age 11). Reservations required. Mar. 30 to Dec. 31: Mon, Wed, Fri, 1-2:30 PM. Info: See Web site below or call 317-520-2914.
Location: Indy Bike Hub at the City Market, 242 East Market Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.activeindytours.com/

10/31/14, 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/

10/31/14, 4:00 PM.
Farm to Fork Market at Normandy Farms.

Indiana's only chemical-free, producer-only market, open every Fri, 4-7 PM, May 2 to Oct. 31. Rain or shine. At 79th and Marsh Road just west of I-465 on Indy's northwest side. Info: See Web site below or call 317-439-0714.
Location: Normandy Farms, 7802 Marsh Road, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.farmtoforkmarket.org/

10/31/14, 5:00 PM.
Friday Night Dinner Specials at American Legion Post 495.

Friday night dinner specials vary from week to week, ranging in price from $6 to $8. 5-8 PM. Call for menu. Info: See Web site below or call 317-898-0652.
Location: American Legion Post 495, 8725 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.facebook.com/AmericanLegionPost495

10/31/14, 5:00 PM.
Safe Night Halloween Trunk or Treat at the State Fairgrounds.

In the Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park, 5-7 PM. Free event for children 12 and under (must be accompanied by an adult). Info: See Web site below or call 317-927-7500.
Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.indianastatefair.com/

10/31/14, 5:05 PM.
Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing at Indiana Grand Racing and Casino.

May 6 to Nov. 1: Tue/Wed 2:05 PM post time, Fri/Sat 5:05 PM post time. All Quarter Horse days: May 30, July 5 and 26, Aug. 30, Oct. 10 and 25. Info: See Web site below or call 317-421-0000.
Location: Indiana Grand Racing and Casino, 4200 North Michigan Road, Shelbyville, Shelby County.
Web site: indianagrand.com/racing/

10/31/14, 5:15 PM.
Live Harness Racing at Hoosier Park in Anderson.

Mar. 28 to Nov. 15 (except the week of Aug. 10-17): Tue-Sat, first post at 5:15 PM, weather permitting. Info: See Web site below or call 800-526-7223.
Location: Hoosier Park, 4500 Dan Patch Circle, Anderson, Madison County.
Web site: hoosierpark.com/

10/31/14, 6:00 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

10/31/14, 6:00 PM.
Hanna Haunted Acres Open in Indianapolis.

Opens at "dark" and closes at 10 PM (Sun-Thu) or midnight (Fri/Sat). Sept. 26-27, Oct. 3-4, 9-12, 15-19, 22-26, and Oct. 29 to Nov. 1. Weather dependent, pricing varies. Info: See Web site below or call 317-357-0881.
Location: Hanna Haunted Acres, 7323 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.hannahauntedacres.com/

10/31/14, 6:00 PM.
Jazz on the Avenue at Walker Theatre.

Featuring a live music performance by Free Flow, plus optional soul food buffet. $10 admission, $10 for the buffet. Info: See Web site below or call 317-236-2099.
Location: Walker Theatre, 617 Indiana Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.walkertheatre.com/

10/31/14, 6:00 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

10/31/14, 7:00 PM.
'Golda's Balcony' at the Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre in Carmel.

A look at the life of legendary world leader Golda Meir, her idealism, power and strength. Oct. 24 to Nov. 8: Thu-Sat at 7 PM (last Sat, Nov. 8 at 5 PM), plus Sun at 2 PM. Student matinees: Tue/Wed at 10:30 AM. Pricing varies. Info: 317-923-4597.
Location: The Center for the Performing Arts, 3 Center Green, Carmel, Hamilton County.
Web site: www.civictheatre.org/

10/31/14, 7:00 PM.
Indiana Pacers NBA Basketball at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Memphis Grizzlies 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

10/31/14, 7:00 PM.
Indy Scream Park Open in Anderson.

Sept. 26-27, Oct. 3-5, 9-12, 15-19, 22-26, and Oct. 29 to Nov. 2: 7 PM to midnight (Fri/Sat), 7-10 PM (Wed/Thu and Sun). Weather dependent, pricing varies. Info: See Web Site below or call 317-218-9515.
Location: Indy Scream Park, 5211 S New Columbus Rd, Anderson, Madison County.
Web site: www.indyscreampark.com/

10/31/14, 7:30 PM.
'Red' at the Indiana Repertory Theatre.

Local production of the winner of the Drama Desk Award and Tony for best play. On the IRT Upperstage, Oct. 14 to Nov. 9: show times vary by performance date. Info: See Web site below or call.
Location: Indiana Repertory Theatre, 140 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.irtlive.com/

10/31/14, 7:30 PM.
Freddy Cole Quartet Live at the Jazz Kitchen.

Featuring a live music performance, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1: two set each night at 7:30and 9:30 PM. Tickets $20-30. Info: See Web site below or call 317-253-4900.
Location: Jazz Kitchen, 5377 North College Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.thejazzkitchen.com/

10/31/14, 7:35 PM.
Indy Fuel ECHL Ice Hockey at the Indiana State Fair Coliseum.

Evansville IceMen vs. Indy Fuel. Tickets: Venue Box Office. Info: See Web site below or call 317-925-3835.
Location: Indiana State Fair Coliseum, 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.indyfuelhockey.com/

10/31/14, 8:00 PM.
'All Mozart' at Hilbert Circle Theatre.

Featuring a live music performance by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra with selected works from the Mozart repertoire. Oct. 30-31: Thu at 11 AM, Fri at 8 PM. Info: See Web site below or call 317-639-4300.
Location: Hilbert Circle Theatre, 45 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.indianapolissymphony.org/

10/31/14, 8:00 PM.
'Fiddler on the Roof' at Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre.

Local production of the 9-time Tony award winning musical. Oct. 9 to Nov. 23: 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/

10/31/14, 8:30 PM.
'Mind Tripping' Show at the Hilton Indianapolis Hotel.

Indy's own Christian and Katalina present the nation's #1 comedy mind reading show, most Fri/Sat at 8:30 PM. Ages 13 and older only. $25 ($35 front row, $20 ages 60+ and military). Verify: may be pre-empted by private bookings. Info: 317-691-6399.
Location: Hilton Indianapolis Hotel, 120 West Market Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.mindtrippingshow.com/

10/31/14, 9:30 PM.
Freddy Cole Quartet Live at the Jazz Kitchen.

Featuring a live music performance, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1: two set each night at 7:30and 9:30 PM. Tickets $20-30. Info: See Web site below or call 317-253-4900.
Location: Jazz Kitchen, 5377 North College Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.thejazzkitchen.com/

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