Event Calendar– Week of 10/15

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Today Oct. 15

Stonycreek Farm’s 41st Annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival ● Take your family out for a hayride, pick out a pumpkin, stop by various fall-themed vendors and enjoy some harvest food and activities for kids. ● 1136 Ind. 38 E., Noblesville ● 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ● $5 parking fee ● 773-3344 ● www.stonycreekfarm.net

 Oct. 16

Apple Store at Conner Prairie ● The fall season isn’t complete without everything apple-related: apple cider, gourmet hand-dipped candy apples, apple cider slushies and other gift items. ● 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers ● 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. ● Free without museum admission. ● 776-6006

 Oct. 17

BMO Harris Bank Headless Horseman ● Celebrating it’s 30th anniversary, Conner Prairie’s popular event is haunted by a few new visitors this year: Dr. Acula, a vampire dermatologist; Beautisha the cosmetics-loving witch; Harry Fangger, the crooning werewolf; and more. ● 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers ● Gates open at 6 to 9 p.m. ● Tickets in advance sold at central Indiana Marsh, MainStreet and O’Malia grocery stores; $10 for Thursday and Sunday shows; $12 if purchased at the gate. Tickets purchased for Friday and Saturday are $14 in advance and $16 at the gate. The event runs through Oct. 27 ● 776-6006 ● www.connerprairie.org

Nickel Plate Arts Presents: Jaberwocky Fishers ● Love to hear and/or tell a good story? On the third Thursday of each month through Dec. 19, scheduled local nonprofessional storytellers will share their experiences in a story, followed by anyone in the audience who wants to tell a related three- to four-minute story. This month’s theme is: “The Scariest Thing That’s Ever Happened to Me!” Material appropriate for older teens and adults. Cash wine, beer and soft drinks available. Light snacks offered for free. ● Hamilton East Public Library, Fishers ● 7 to 8:30 p.m. ● 452-360 ● 773-9008 ● www.storytellingarts.org

Carmel Community Players Present: ‘Talking With…’ ● An eclectic mix of female characters ranging from a baton twirler, a snake handler, an ex-rodeo rider and an actress desperate for a job entertain, move and terrify in this play that won the 1982 American Theater Critics Association Award. ● Clay Terrace Lifestyle Center, Carmel ● 8 p.m. Oct.17 through 19; 2:30 p.m. Oct. 20. Runs through Oct. 27 ● Adults: $15; $12 for students and seniors ● 815-9387 ● www.carmelplayers.org

Movie Night in downtown Zionsville ● Gather your friends and family, grab a latte and see the 2008 hit film “Twilight,” about a teenage girl who risks everything when she falls in love with a vampire. ● 7 p.m. ● Darrins Coffee, 120 S. Main St., Zionsville ● 733-4675 ● http://darrinscoffee.com/shop/

 Oct. 18

The Center Presents: Gloria Gaynor ● Disco and R&B singer, Gaynor is best known for her ‘70s hits, “Never Can Say Goodbye,” “Let Me Know (I Have a Right),” “I Am What I Am,” and “I Will Survive,” which topped Billboard’s Top Charts in 1979. ● The Center at the Performing Arts, 1 Center Green, Carmel ● 8 p.m. ● Tickets start at $48 ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterpresents.org

Westfield Historic Underground Railroad Ghost Walk ● Did you know Westfield has a haunted past? From ghosts of the underground railroad to modern-day gangsters, this walking tour tells the stories of many spirits that haunt the area. ● Asa Bales Park, 132 W. Main St., Westfield ● 7 p.m. ● Reservations required. $18; seniors 65 and older and children are $13 ● 840-6456 ● www.unseenpress.com

Westfield Playhouse Presents: ‘Mama Won’t Fly’ ● In a race against time, Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt agrees to take her feisty mother from Alabama to California in time for her brother’s wedding. The problem? Mama won’t fly. A drive across the country produces hilarious mishaps and a new relationship between mother and daughter. ● 1836 Ind. 32 W., Westfield ● 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19; 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 20 ● $12; $10 for seniors ● 896-2707  ● www.westfieldplayhouse.org

22nd Annual Heartland Film Festival ● Tired of watching the same kind of movies all the time? This 10-day film festival features independent, international and enlightening films. ● Shown at AMC 14 Castleton Square, AMC Trader’s Point Showplace 12 and Wheeler Arts Community, Indianapolis. ● Various times throughout the day and evening through Oct. 26. ● Tickets may be purchased in advance at Marsh or online for $9 per ticket; $11 per ticket at the theater. 10-packs also sold at Marsh. ● 464-9405 ● http://www.trulymovingpictures.org/heartland-film-festival/

 Oct. 19

Pumpkinfest/Country Market ● Enjoy hayrides, country mazes, a pumpkin patch and much more. ● 795 S. U.S. Hwy 421, Zionsville ● 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Noon to 6 p.m. on Oct. 20. Pumpkinfest is open each weekend through the end of October. Country Market store hours are also open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ● $10 for adults; $9 for youth 3 to 15; free for those age 2 and under. ● 769-4556 ● http://thepumpkinfest.com/

The Hamilton Harvest Train ● Just a 20-minute train ride will take visitors to a local pumpkin patch where they can enjoy the crisp, autumn air and family-friendly activities that include a farm animal petting zoo, face painting, and a child-size hay bale maze. Proceeds benefit the FFA. Lunch items, hot apple cider and hot chocolate also available. ● Indiana Transportation Museum, Forest Park, Noblesville ● Train departs at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 19; 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 20. Reservations are recommended. ● $12 for adults; children 2 to 12 are $8; children under 2 are free ● 773-6000 ● https://itm.org/404.php

Country Fall Festival ● Russell Farms has enough activities for kids to spend an entire day entertained: hayrides, a pumpkin patch, mazes, face painting, pumpkin decorations, pedal carts, petting zoo, bluegrass music, apple cider and more. ● 12290 E. 191st St., Noblesville ● 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 19 and 20. ● $6 per person; children 2 and younger are free ● 773-9078 ● http://russell-farms.com/

 Oct. 20

‘Les Miserables’ ● Based on the French historical novel by Victor Hugo, Les Miserables, the winner of eight Tony Awards, eight Drama Desk Awards and two Laurence Oliver Awards, is performing at Beef & Boards. The musical follows the story of ex-convict Jean Valjean, his experience of redemption and several characters who cross his path. ● 1:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. Runs through Nov. 24. ● Starts at $37.50 ● 872-9664 ● http://beefandboards.com

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