Best Bets – Week of 10/2


ND Best Bet Carmel

Carmel: CarmelPedals Tour de Thursdays

CarmelPedals Tour de Thursdays, “Carmel’s casual bike ride,” is fun, easy and friendly. The group meets every Thursday evening and rides 10 mph for 10 miles. The event is a great way to see Carmel and meet new friends. Loaner bikes are available.

ND Best Bet Fishers

Fishers:  8th Annual Fishers Renaissance Faire

Head out to Saxony (136th Street and Olio Road) this Saturday and Sunday for the 8th Annual Fishers Renaissance Faire. Contestants from History Channel’s “Full Metal Jousting” and the show’s host are set to clash in the weekend’s jousts. The two-day event also features food, games, music and more. Tickets for ages 13 and up cost $10. For kids ages five to 12-years-old, expect to pay $5. Kids younger than five-years-old get in for free.

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Noblesville: First Friday Fall Festival

Noblesville Main Street annual First Friday Fall Festival will have fun for all ages with hayrides, ghostly cemetery tours, art vendors and wine/beer tasting. The festival will also follow the Noblesville High School homecoming parade, and many of the downtown merchants will have their windows painted in Miller Spirit for homecoming. The event is free but $2 tickets for the hayride and cemetery tour will be available for purchase.


Westfield: Pictures in the Park

Friends of Westfield Bark Park at Quaker Park will host “Pictures in the Park” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Bring your two and four-legged family members for a fun-filled afternoon in the park. Activities will include a local photographer offering opportunities to capture your 2012 family holiday photo and other local pet-friendly vendors with early holiday gifts for sale. All dogs must remain on-leash during the event. Admission is free.

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Zionsville: Annual ZFD Pancake Day

The Zionsville Fire Dept. invites the public to its annual pancake breakfast from 6 to 11 a.m. at ZFD Station 91, 100 N. Ford Rd. There will be pancakes and pancake toppings, sausage, face painting, sparky the fire dog and an old fashioned bake sale. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children.