By Betsy Raison
With only two other weekends in October, there are plenty of activities to keep families busy.
There are three plays this weekend, as well as any kind of Halloween activity and fall events until the end of October in and around Noblesville.
Mark your calendars for these events with The Times’ List of The Times 30 Fall Activities To Do This Weekend And Beyond:
1. The Belfry Theater presents a family comedy “Cheaper by the Dozen”, directed by Carla Crandall, at 8:00 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2:00 p.m. Sunday, through October 31, at First United Methodist Church of Noblesville. This is the theater’s first performance since 2020. Tickets are $ 14 to $ 17, with season tickets and flexible passes and donor level tickets available at www.thebelfrytheater.com/
2. The Attic Theater presents “Anne of Green Gables” at 7 pm today through Saturday at the Auditorium at The Annex at Ivy Tech in Noblesville. It is also the first performance of the theater with a full audience since February 2020. Tickets are $ 12 for adults, $ 8 for ages 4 to 12, free for ages 3 and under. For tickets visit https://theattictheatre.com/
3. Enjoy Shakespeare’s Antony & Cleopatra during Bardfest at 8 p.m. today and October 28 and 30, 2 p.m. Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday and 1 p.m. October 31 at The Cat in Carmel, with tickets at $ 15 on www.indybardfest.com/
4. The Headless Horseman rides nightly during the Conner Prairie Headless Horseman event, Thursday through Sunday, through October 30 at the Fishers Interactive Historical Park. Headless Horseman features haunted hay ride, magician CR Ryan (graduate of Carmel High School), barrel train ride, 11 acre haunted corn maze, spooky shows, storytelling, Headless Horseman puppet show , a science show, a carnival tour, festival games, clairvoyance, a DJ and food, for $ 24 on Fridays and Saturdays, $ 19 on Thursdays and Sundays, members have free days. Additionally, the Conner Prairie Apple Store, which was closed in 2020, is open from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, through October 31, and from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. during the Headless Horseman.
5. Conner Prairie’s 11-acre Corn Maze – named one of the top 10 in the country by USA Today – is open until October 30 and features a 22,160-foot, 12-acre maze with three adventure trails. unique to appeal to guests of all ages: a family puzzle maze, a shorter maze for kids and a spooky haunted maze for the night. Daytime admission to the Corn Maze is $ 5, $ 4 for members. The Haunted Maze for ages 10 and up is open Thursday through Sunday at sunset until 10 p.m. during Headless Horseman hours and included in admission. Visit https://www.connerprairie.org/
6. Listen to live music with Sam King at 7 pm today and Celtic Rain at 7 pm Saturday at Primeval Brewing in downtown Noblesville.
7. Enjoy the Harvest Festival at Stuckey Farm Orchard and Cider House in Sheridan, throughout this weekend, with a Let’s Can Hunger theme on Saturday and Sunday, with visitors bringing two cans of food receiving a discount. Admission is $ 15, free for ages 2 and under, and includes unlimited cart rides, 8-acre corn maze, Adventure Acres with 160-foot slide, pedal cars, barrel train , children’s games, giant jumping pillows and more.
8. Shop at Arcadia Market on Main from 10 am to 4 pm Saturdays at The Remnant in Arcadia. Pumpkins and free activities for kids, food trucks, live music, Cushman Scooter and Vintage Car / Tractor Show. Stands in the streets of downtown and inside The Remnant. Arcadia Train Depot will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
9. Kids, join the Spooktacular Trunk or Treat from 7 to 9 pm Saturday at Russell Farms in Noblesville, sponsored by Keller Williams. Plus, head to Russell Farms to find pumpkins, corn mazes and plenty of kids’ activities, open for pumpkin season from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends. at Noblesville Farm on 191st Street, with admission $ 10 to $ 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on weekdays. Also check out on-farm exhibits, a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, and a country store.
10. Enjoy Fall Every Day at Gatewood Vegetable Farm & Greenhouses on East 206th Street in Noblesville with Hand Dipped Caramel Apples, Plain, Peanuts, Heath and Snickers, plus Apples, Apple Cider, cider slushies, fudge, Amish baked goods, local honey, jams and jellies, pumpkins, squash, mums, squash, straw, corn stalks and more.
11. Board the Wizard Express and refresh yourself on the news of local wizards, learn new spells and meet your favorite characters at 12:30 pm, 3 pm and 5:30 pm on Saturday and October 30, for a magical journey into the wizarding world. with family rides at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays and Dinner Express at 6 p.m. on Fridays in October.
12. Join Clay Terrace’s annual Boo ‘n’ Brew from 2 pm to 6 pm Saturday on half of Clay Terrace Boulevard in Carmel. Families can walk around and pick up treats and treats, visit candy retailers and enjoy face painting, balloon artists, a 2:30 p.m. pet costume contest, Silly Safari shows, a ride in Horse-drawn carriage and parents can partake in craft beers while enjoying live music from Stella Luna and the Satellites and Toy Factory.
13. Bring your old car or your love of old cars to the Central Indiana Vintage Vehicles Saturday Night Cruise in Courthouse Square from 5 pm to 9 pm Saturday.
14. Join the Westfield Fire Department’s Barracks 81 Combat Challenge Team fundraiser at the Westfield Craft Market on Little Eagle Creek Avenue in Westfield, from noon to 4 pm Sunday to raise funds for new training equipment.
15. Moderators Tom Gang, Bud Payne and Alan Griffin are hosting a Breaded Pork Tenderloin Dinner from 7 to 10 pm Sunday at the Grindstone Public House at 10th and Logan Streets in Noblesville and invite everyone to join them. Griffin, a 1979 graduate of Noblesville High School, loves tenderloins because of their size in relation to the bun, the way they are hand-made with pounding the loin, and because of the flavor. He created a Facebook group called Breaded Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches, Hoosier Style! It is reserved for lovers of filet mignon and has 4,700 members.
16. Bingo Music Tuesdays are 7 to 9 pm Tuesdays at Deer Creek Pub & Bistro in Noblesville.
17. Trick-or-treat from 4 pm to 6 pm on October 29 at the Lions Creek Apartments Clubhouse in Noblesville.
18. Cicero Parks will benefit from a haunted trail from 4 pm to 10 pm on October 29 and 30 at Red Bridge Park in Cicero, with free admission but goodwill donations accepted. Hours for children are 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., with spooky hours after 7:30 p.m. Food and game vendors, plus special royal events, plus free spooky tram stops for pickup in Cicero. No cars (only golf carts) in Red Bridge Park this year for child safety.
19. Kids bring your bags to fill with candy from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm on October 29th to the Trunk or Treat at First Christian Church in Noblesville.
20. Kids can visit the Trick or Treat Trail filled with spooky and silly stations where kids collect treats from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on October 29 at Geist Christian Church, complete with bonfire, Takeaway crafts, popcorn and goodies around the Promise Road campus in Fishers.
21. Children up to grade 4 inclusive and their families are invited to a Trunk or Treat from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on October 30 at Cornerstone Lutheran Church in Fishers.
22. Families will enjoy the Noblesville First United Methodist Church Afternoon Fall Festival with pumpkin painting, crafts, candy, live music, apple cider, hay rides, hot chocolate, games, costumes and snacks, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 30 at Teter Retreat & Farm on East 221st Street in Noblesville.
23. Kids can Trunk or Treat from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on October 30 at Venture Christian Church on Hazel Dell Parkway, just south of 146th Street in Carmel, and enjoy a pumpkin patch, a hay walk, a photo booth, popcorn and cider available.
24. Kids can participate in the Trunk or Treat with treats, simple dinner and crafts from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on October 30 at First Presbyterian Church in Noblesville.
25. Kids are invited to an annual Trunk or Treat, complete with candy, games and prizes, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on October 30 at Elite Martial Arts on Logan Street in Noblesville.
26. Take part in the Halloween party and costume contest from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on October 30 at the Adrenaline Family Adventure Park on 121st Street in Fishers, with a costume contest with 31 free days at Adrenaline as a prize , a live DJ, free luminous bracelets and more.
27. If you dare, come watch the Nefarious Noblesville Ghost Walk at 7:00 p.m. on October 30 in downtown Noblesville, with reservation at unseenpress.com
28. American Legion Riders Post No. 45 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm October 31st (just before official city hours) at the American Legion parking lot, 1094 Conner St., Noblesville.
29. Young people can enjoy Trunk-or-Treat during official Westfield hours 5:00 pm-8:00pm October 31st at Radiant Christian Life Church, at a family event in the parking lot of the church, with fun and fellowship.
30. Children can Trunk or Treat with Trick-or-Treat in local communities on October 31st. Official hours are 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Noblesville, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Carmel and Westfield, and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Arcadia, Atlanta, Cicero, Fishers and Sheridan.
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