Event Calendar – Week of 10/9

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Today

Apple Store at Conner Prairie • The Apple Store is the place for all things apple. Shop tasty treats including hand-dipped caramel apples, cider slushies, apple donuts, pies, seasonal gift items and bag-your-own local apples. • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday • 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers • Free admission • www.connerprairie.org

Pumpkin Harvest Festival • Stonycreek Farms is celebrating its 40th annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival this year. Events include hayrides to the pumpkin patch, a zip line, haunted house, gourd sling shot, corn cob cannon, Kiddiepillar (inflatable), candle making, farm animals and much more • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily • 11366 Ind. 38 East, Noblesville • 773-3344  • Parking is $5 on the weekends

 

Thursday

“Critters” • Come and view the latest exhibit by the Hamilton County Artists’ Association. • 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. • The Birdie Gallery, 195 S. Fifth St., Noblesville • Free admission • 776-2278

 

Away in the Basement: A Church Basement Ladies Christmas • The Church Basement Ladies are back with their next installment of coffee cake, gossip and shepherd’s costumes made of old bathrobes, just in time for Christmas • Tuesday to Saturday – 8 p.m., Wednesday – 1 p.m., Sunday – 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. • Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 N. Michigan Rd., Indianapolis • $37 to $60, includes dinner buffet • 872-9664

 

Friday

Dailey & Vincent • Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent are one of the nation’s most heralded bluegrass acts. They took home seven awards at the 2008 International Bluegrass Music Awards and their popularity continues to grow • 8 p.m. • The Palladium, 1 Center Green, Carmel • $18-$93 • 843-3800

 

“State of the Union” • The 1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning play is a delightfully fresh satire on America’s favorite pastime – politics. The play is the ultimate Washington power struggle about political ambition, moral principles and romantic intrigue. • Friday and Saturday – 8 p.m., Sunday – 2 p.m. • Belfry Theatre, 10690 Greenfield Ave., Noblesville • $15 for adults, $12 for children 12 and younger • 773-1085

 

“Good Help is so Hard to Murder” • Pat Cook’s hilarious comedy is about two southern belle sisters who live in the old family home along with their maid of many years and their pet parrot Socrates. Convinced that the maid “knows too much” about her family’s shady past, Delilah conspires with her absent-minded younger sister to kill her • 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday • Westfield Playhouse, 1836 W. Ind. 32, Westfield • $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students • 896-2707

 

Saturday

Re-boo! Re-wear! Re-Scare! A Costume Swap • Bring an unwanted costume or costume accessory and swap it for another one. This is a great way to reuse costumes that no longer fit and save money at the same time. Costumes must be clean and in good condition and any make-up/face paint donated must be sealed or unused • 8 to 1 to 3 p.m. • Cool Creek Park, 200 E. 151st St., Westfield • Free admission • 774-2500

 

Russell Farms Country Fall Festival • Enjoy great country atmosphere events like a corn maze with a scavenger hunt, bluegrass music, hayrides, pumpkins, farm animals to pet, games, peddle tractors, peddle carts for big kids/adults, miniature golf, playground areas, snack shack with food, sodas and cider and the Country Store with fudge, apple butter, pumpkin butter and the ultimate country salsa • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday in October • 12290 E. 191st St., Noblesville • $6 • www.russell-farms.com

 

Stephen Kim plays Tchaikovsky • A free pre-concert conversation highlighting interesting perspectives on the evening’s composers and their music begins at 6:45 p.m. Discounted tickets are available for students • 7:30 p.m. • The Palladium, 1 Center Green, Carmel • $5-$65 • 843-3800

 

Carmel Farmers Market • One of the largest markets in Indiana, the market features more than 60 local vendors. • 8 to 11:30 a.m. • Carmel Farmers Market, 1 Center Green, Carmel • Free admission • 710-0162

 

Noblesville Farmers Market • Shop local. Pick up farm-fresh produce, vegetables and much more. • 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • Riverview Hospital Overflow Parking Lot, Ind. 19 and Ind. 38, Noblesville • Free admission • 776-0205

 

Sunday

In the Mood • In the Mood celebrates America’s greatest generation through the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, the Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and other idols. This brassy, upbeat 1940s musical revue features a company of 19 on stage: the sensational 13-piece String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra and the In the Mood singers and dancers • 3 p.m. • The Palladium, 1 Center Green, Carmel • $40-$88 • 843-3800

 

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