January First Friday
From 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 4, Nickel Plate Arts will host its monthly First Friday open house, where guests can enjoy exhibits in the galleries, live music, refreshments and more. This even will serve as the opening reception and debut for the “In Perspective” exhibit, a variety of abstract works.
‘In Perspective’ exhibit
Nickel Plate Arts’ first exhibit of 2019, “In Perspective,” will feature works from abstract artists in the Nickel Plate Arts network. Visitors will explore their own perceptions of reality through forms like surrealism, cubism, minimalism and more. The exhibit will be on display at the Nickel Plate Arts Campus, 107 S. Eighth St., from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Cure for Cabin Fever Drop-In Crafts
Jan. 2 through 5, Nickel Plate Arts will host a series of drop-in crafts from noon to 5 p.m. each day at its campus at 107 S. Eighth St. Crafts are $5 to $10 each or $25 for unlimited crafts for the day. For more, visit nickelplatearts.org.
Lights Over Seminary
Seminary Park, 200 S. 10th St., is showcasing vintage and historic lights previously used by the city in the 1950s and ’60s. Lights will be turned on each night at dusk through early January. To learn more, visit currentnoblesville.com.
Federal Hill Commons Ice Plaza
The Ice Plaza at Federal Hill Commons, 175 Logan St., will be open through Jan. 7 from is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday is Teen Night, and Thursday is Date & Skate. Jan. 4 is Aloha Night, and Jan. 5 is Glow Night, where guests can skate under a black light and disco ball. Special hours for New Year’s Eve are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. New Year’s Day will have regular hours. Admission is $12 and includes skates and unlimited skating for the day. For more, visit federalhillcommons.com.
Sue Payne exhibit
Sue Payne is the Hamilton County Artists’ Association featured artist for December and January at the Noblesville Visitor’s Center, 839 Conner St., Noblesville. Payne is a juried artist with the HCAA. The visitor’s center is open from noon to 5 p.m., Friday through Sunday. Viewing the exhibit is free.