What’s Happening Around Town This Weekend?

I know we are all quite tired of the snow, ice, snow days and cold temperatures. But, there are a few ways to get out there and enjoy it this weekend! (And a few to retreat from it!)


Fishers Parks & Recreation’s Snowball Softball Tournament: Stop by Roy G. Holland Memorial Parks softball fields this Saturday, February 1, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Teams have already been formed, so head out to cheer on this unique event. This snowball softball tournament features players batting with a 16” Chicago Style softball. The tournament will be a round robin format. Food and drink vendors will be on location and it will take place no matter the weather, so bundle up and grab some cocoa and cheer on the teams!

Cool Creek Park Winter Exhibit — Snowy Slumber: Head out to Cool Creek Park’s nature center to explore the beauty and peacefulness of winter. Learn about snowflakes, the owls who inhabit the woods, and how to determine the footprints of animal tracks in the snow. Also, take in the sights from the wildlife viewing area and listen to the birds and animals from within the nature center. Click here for more information.

Winter Farmers Market in Carmel: Stop by the Indiana Design Center (Saturday, February 2nd only from 9 a.m. to noon) to shop one of the largest winter markets in Indiana. Various locally grown and/or produced foods will be available from over 30 vendors. The vendors will offer fresh organic vegetables or fresh, whole tilapia, apples, apple butter or apple dumplings, meats, country eggs, prepared entrees, fresh turkeys, pies, cookies, taffy, popcorn, artisan chocolates, whole hog sausage, infused oils, goat cheese, granola and prepared foods. Click here for location information.

Indianapolis Home Show: This is the last weekend to visit the Indianapolis Home Show at the State Fair Grounds. Take in over 900 exhibitors to get inspired for home ideas and remodeling projects. Adult tickets are $13, kids ages three to 12 are $3. Click here for exhibitor details and hours.

Hearthside Suppers at Conner Prairie: Sunday only from 6 to 9 p.m., make a reservation to visit Conner Prairie to learn how 19th Century dinners were prepared. You will get to prepare, serve and eat a meal just as it was done in the 19th Century inside the historic William Conner House. Games and storytelling will be featured after dinner. This program requires reservations ($60 per person) and it is recommended for ages 10 and up. Click here to learn more.

So, get out and join the winter activities (or take a break from them inside at some of these fun events)! Happy weekend!


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