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Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival in Dekalb County

August 31, 2013 Leave a comment
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival is underway in Auburn in Dekalb County in northeastern Indiana. The festival continues today and tomorrow with a variety of activities. For more information, visit http://acdfestival.org/festival/, or call 260-925-3600.

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Marshall County Blueberry Festival, Aug. 30 to Sept. 2

August 30, 2013 Leave a comment
Blueberries

Marshall County Blueberry Festival, Aug. 30 to Sept. 2.

By Bob Burchfield, Editor
AroundIndy.com, LLC
http://aroundindy.com/

The 47th annual Marshall County Blueberry Festival begins today in Plymouth, Indiana, and continues through Monday, Sept. 2, 2013.

This popular northern Indiana festival is an annual Labor Day weekend tradition with live music, good food, carnival, a parade on Monday, arts and crafts, vendors, pageant, fireworks, hot air balloon launch, helicopter rides, and lots more. Tonight’s concert features Jake Owen at 9 pm at Centennial Park (rain or shine).

The carnival is open today from 12 to 10 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 10 pm, and Monday from 10 am to 6 pm. There are festival activities Friday 5-9 pm, Saturday 6 am to 8:15 pm, Sunday 6 am to 9:15 pm, and Monday 6:30 am to 6 pm. Admission to the festival is free. Parking is $5 at the high school.

Most of the Blueberry Festival activities are at Centennial Park, 1660 North Michigan Street, in Plymouth, just over 100 miles directly north of Indianapolis on US Highway 31. But there is a wide variety of activities throughout the community during the four days of this festival.

For more information, visit http://blueberryfestival.org/, or call 574-936-5020.

 

WARM Fest 2013 at Broad Ripple Park, Aug. 31-Sept. 2

August 29, 2013 1 comment
WARM Fest 2013 at Broad Ripple Park

WARM Fest 2013 at Broad Ripple Park.

By Bob Burchfield, Editor
AroundIndy.com, LLC
http://aroundindy.com/

WARM Fest 2013, presented by White River Arts and Music, is scheduled for Aug. 31 to Sept. 2, 2013, at Broad Ripple Park, 1550 Broad Ripple Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana.

This 3-day festival features countless live music performances on five stages, arts and vintage marketplace, local restaurants and food trucks, riverboat cruises, waterfront exhibitions, yoga, the Ripple Effect 4-mile run and walk, and more.

Music begins at 10 am and continues through 10 pm each day of the festival. Advance single day tickets are $40, three-day tickets are $90 ($45 and $100 at the gate). A 3-day VIP ticket is $225 advance, $250 at the gate. Children under 11 will be admitted free with a paying adult. The WARM Fest Box Office at Broad Ripple Park will be open on Friday, Aug. 30, 12-7 pm, for advance ticket sales with no service fees.

For more information, visit http://warmfest.org/, or call 317-602-7137. WARM Fest poster on AroundIndy.com: http://aroundindy.com/featurestories.php#warmfest.

US Nationals Drag Racing Championships at Lucas Oil Raceway

August 28, 2013 Leave a comment
Lucas Oil Raceway

US Nationals Drag Racing at Lucas Oil Raceway, Aug. 28 to Sept. 2.
AroundIndy.com staff photo, (c) 2013, all rights reserved.

By Bob Burchfield, Editor
AroundIndy.com, LLC
http://aroundindy.com/

The 59th Annual Chevrolet Performance US Nationals Drag Racing Championships begins today at Lucas Oil Raceway and continues daily through next Monday, Sept. 2, 2013.

This is the most prestigious drag racing event in the world, with six days of racing and associated activities, Aug. 28 to Sept. 2. Here’s the full schedule as published by the NHRA:

WEDNESDAY, August 28, 2013
Racer Registration / Tech Inspection (all categories)
Sportsman Qualifying (SS, Stock, SG & SC only) 8:30 AM
Secure Track 5:00 PM

THURSDAY, August 29, 2013
Racer Registration/Tech Inspection (Pro, Alcohol & Pro Mod – 7:30am to 6pm)
Sportsman Qualifying/Eliminations (featuring Factory Stock Showdown) 8:00 AM
Comp Eliminator Qualifying Sessions (2)
Secure Track 7:00 PM

FRIDAY, August 30, 2013
Racer Registration/Tech Inspection (Pro, Alcohol & Pro Mod only)
Sportsman Eliminations (featuring Mopar Hemi Challenge) 8:00 AM
Alcohol Qualifying Sessions (2) (TAFC-TAD)
Comp Eliminator Qualifying Session
Pro Mod Qualifying Session 5:30 PM
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC) 6:00 PM
Nitro Qualifying Session (FC-TF) 7:00 PM
Jet Cars 8:25 PM
Secure Track 8:30 PM

SATURDAY, August 31, 2013
Sportsman Eliminations 8:00 AM
Comp Eliminator – Round 1 11:00 AM
Alcohol Qualifying Session (TAD-TAFC) 12:00 PM
Pro Mod Qualifying Session 2:00 PM
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC) 2:30 PM
Traxxas TF Shootout Driver Intro 3:30 PM
Traxxas TF Shootout – Round 1 4:00 PM
Nitro Qualifying Session (TF-FC) 4:15 PM
Pro Mod Qualifying Session 5:30 PM
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC) 6:00 PM
Traxxas TF Shootout – Round 2 7:00 PM
Nitro Qualifying Session (TF-FC) 7:10 PM
Traxxas TF Shootout – Final 8:30 PM
Jet Cars 8:40 PM
Secure Track 8:45 PM

SUNDAY, September 1, 2013
Sportsman Eliminations 8:00 AM
Alcohol Qualifying Session (TAFC-TAD) 9:15 AM
Comp Eliminator – Round 2 10:30 AM
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)
Traxxas FC Shootout Driver Intro 12:00 PM
Traxxas FC Shootout – Round 1 12:30 PM
Nitro Qualifying Session (FC-TF) 12:45 PM
Pro Mod Qualifying Session 2:00 PM
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC) 2:30 PM
Traxxas FC Shootout – Round 2 3:30 PM
Nitro Qualifying Session (FC-TF) 3:40 PM
Traxxas FC Shootout – Final 4:45 PM
Pro Mod – Round 1 5:00 PM
Alcohol (TAFC-TAD) – Round 1 5:30 PM
Secure Track 8:00 PM

MONDAY, September 2, 2013
Pre-Race Ceremonies 9:30 AM
Final Eliminations 11:00 AM
Secure Event 4:30 PM

For more information, visit http://lucasoilraceway.com/, or call 317-291-4090.

Scotty’s Brewhouse Rolls Out New Fall Menu

August 27, 2013 Leave a comment
Scott Wise

Scott Wise, owner of Scotty’s Brewhouse.

By Bob Burchfield, Editor
AroundIndy.com, LLC
http://aroundindy.com/

DISCLOSURE NOTICE: A Pots & Pans Production, LLC, parent company of Scotty’s Brewhouse, provided AroundIndy.com, LLC (and many other invited guests) with a free meal at their soft openings in 2010, 2011 and 2012 at Scotty’s Lakehouse in Fishers, Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co. in Broad Ripple, Scotty’s Burger Joint in Columbus, Scotty’s Brewhouse in Southport, and on this occasion at the 96th Street location.

Scotty’s Brewhouse rolled out its new fall menu at a special event for 50 social media enthusiasts on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at the northside location, 3905 East 96th Street in Indianapolis, Indiana. Owner Scott Wise (pictured above) was on hand to personally explain the philosophy behind the new menu and to introduce the menu selections to the invited guests at this event.

Here are a few photos from the event:

Blackened Chicken at Scotty's Brewhouse

Blackened Chicken at Scotty’s Brewhouse

BBQ Chicken Salad at Scotty's Brewhouse

BBQ Salmon Salad at Scotty’s Brewhouse

Chicken Salad Sandwich at Scotty's Brewhouse

Chicken Salad Sandwich at Scotty’s Brewhouse

Chicken Wrap and Broccoli at Scotty's Brewhouse

Chicken Wrap and Broccoli at Scotty’s Brewhouse

Mini Corn Dogs at Scotty's Brewhouse

Mini Corn Dogs at Scotty’s Brewhouse

Penne Pasta at Scotty's Brewhouse

Penne Pasta at Scotty’s Brewhouse

Pork Ribs at Scotty's Brewhouse

Pork Ribs at Scotty’s Brewhouse

Grilled Salmon at Scotty's Brewhouse

Grilled Salmon at Scotty’s Brewhouse

ABOVE: AroundIndy.com staff photos, (c) 2013, all rights reserved.