Mecum Auto Auction● More than 2,000 collector cars will be on the auction block at the 26th Original Spring Classic Auction presented by Dana Mecum. Runs through May 19. ● Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 E. 38th St., Indianapolis ● 262-275-5050 ● www.mecum.com/
Geckos Exhibit at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis ● Watch these lizards run up walls and across ceilings while barking, hissing, and breaking off their own tails. Can your pets do that? ● 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ends today. ● 3000 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis ● Price included with museum admission ● 334-3322 ● www.childrensmuseum.org
‘The Sound of Music’ ● This family-favorite story was Rodgers & Hammerstein’s last, and most well-known, musical of all time. Set in Austria just before World War II, a nun named Maria is sent to govern a family of six mischievous children. ● 1 & 8 p.m. today; 8 p.m. tomorrow, May 17, and Saturday, May 18; 1:30 & 7 p.m. on May 19. Runs through June 30. ● Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis ● Starts at $37.50 ● 872-9664 ● www.beefandboards.com
$5 Martini Night at Mo’s ● Your choice of five martinis for only $5 each every Thursday. Offer good for bar and cocktail lounge seating. ● Mo’s – A Place for Steaks, 14300 Clay Terrace Blvd., Suite 155, Carmel ● 660-0720
Actors Theater of Indiana Presents: ‘My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra’● Music from the late Sinatra, one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, includes famous hits, “Strangers in the Night,” “That Old Black Magic,” “Fly Me to the Moon,” “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” and “My Way.”● The Studio at the Center for the Performing Arts, 3 Center Green, Carmel ● 7:30 p.m.; 8 p.m. May 17 and May 18; 2 p.m. May 19 ● Starts at $35.50; Starts at $35.50 for seniors; $20 for students ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org
The Center Presents: Kris Kristofferson ● Country music singer, actor and Grammy winner, Kristofferson won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in “A Star Is Born,” and was nominated for an Academy Award for Original Music Score in “Songwriter.” ● 1 Center Green, Carmel ● Starts at $18 for students under 18; starts at $45 for those older than 18 ● 8 p.m. ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org
Fishers Movies in the Park: ‘Brave’ ● Viewers are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs, blankets and snacks and enjoy a free movie appropriate for the whole family. ● Nickel Plate District Amphitheater, 6 Municipal Dr., Fishers ● Dusk (about 8:45 p.m.) ● Free ● 595-3150 ● firstname.lastname@example.org
Market Eve/Brick Street Market ● For Market Eve night, those ages 21 and older may browse through art galleries, listen to live music by Dave & Rae, ride in a limo through Zionsville, and sip on various wines and beer. On May 18, the 28th Annual Brick Street Market will host more than 190 vendors, artists and handcraft artisans. ● Main Street, Zionsville ● 7 to 11 p.m. tonight; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 18 ● 873-3836 ● http://www.zionsvillechamber.org/
Fine Art Original Oil Show ● Don’t miss a special art exhibit featuring 350 fine art original oil canvases representing internationally renowned artists ● Corner Vise Gallery,110 S. Main St. ● 5 to 8 p.m. ● For more information, call 873-2976 or email Rhonda@indygalleries.com.
SullivanMunce RummageJumble Sale ● The RummageJumble will be held at the SullivanMunce Cultural Center. Sale items include Household goods, antiques, books, electronics, etc. All proceeds from RummageJumble benefit the SullivanMunce Cultural Center. ● 225 West Hawthorne St. ● 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ● Contact Melissa Fanning, email@example.com or 873-4900 with questions.
Carmel Farmers Market on Center Green • The Carmel Farmers Market, which will feature 64 vendors at this growers and producers only market, starts today and runs every Saturday through Oct. 5. • Carmel’s Center for the Performing Arts Center Green, 5 Center Green, adjacent to the Palladium • 8 to 11:30 a.m. • Free parking is available in the adjoining 600-care parking garage.
15th Annual Hamilton County Master Gardener Association Plant Sale● More than 12,000 plants, including perennials, biennials, annuals, herbs, veggies, grasses, hostas, daylilies, iris, trees, shrubs and more. Free horticulture lectures and expert advice. ● Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2003 E. Pleasant St., Noblesville ● 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ● Free ● http://hcmga.org/
Central Indiana Dance Ensemble Presents: ‘Peter Pan’● Based on the classic tale of the boy who never ages, Peter Pan flies with his friends, Wendy, Michael and John to Never Never Land as they try to defeat the evil Captain Hook. ● Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, 355 Center Dr., Carmel ● Starts at $30; starts at $22 for students under 18 ● 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org
Arcadia May Festival● Entertainment for the whole family includes arts, crafts, flea market, games and activities and food. Dad will enjoy the car show tomorrow from noon to 4 p.m. ● Downtown Main Street, Arcadia ● All-day event today and tomorrow May 19 ● Free ● 220-2204 ● Email Tom Raquet at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bicycle Family Fun Ride ● The Zionsville Parks and Recreation Dept. and Nebo Ridge Bicycles will hold their third annual Bicycle Family Fun Ride starting at Elm Street Green. The ride will include a 7-mile route that includes Elm Street Park, Turkey Foot Park and the Rail Trail Park and finishes at the Dairy Queen, across the street from the Farmers Market. ● Ride begins at 9:30 a.m.● Bicycle safety check by Nebo Ridge Bicycles from 9 to 10 a.m.
Zionsville Farmers Market ● Don’t miss the opening of the Zionsville Farmers’ Market on the corner of Main and Hawthorne. ● 8 to 11 a.m. ●Presented by IU Health North Hospital. ● Open Saturdays through September 28, and features a variety of local vendors and weekly musical entertainment ●.www.zionsvillefarmersmarket.org
Sheridan Bluegrass Jam● Grab a fiddle and head out to Sheridan to join some bluegrass jammers from the state for a few hours. ● Sheridan Public Library, 103 W. 1st St., Sheridan ● 1 to 5 p.m. ● Free, but donations are welcome ● 345-1211 or 345-1221 ● http://bluegrassfever.net/