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Circle City Classic Weekend in Indianapolis

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By Bob Burchfield, Editor
AroundIndy.com, LLC
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The annual Circle City Classic weekend is scheduled for today and tomorrow, Oct. 11-12, 2013, in downtown Indianapolis. A variety of activities is scheduled at various venues, as follows:

  • Friday, October 11, 2013, 11:30 AM.
    NCAA Circle City Classic Coaches Luncheon at Lucas Oil Stadium.

    A Circle City Classic event at Lucas Oil Plaza featuring Alcorn State and Grambling State, the Major Taylor Award honoree, and other recognitions. $35 ($350 per table). 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM.
    Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County. 
  • Friday, October 11, 2013, 4:30 PM.
    Circle City Classic Pep Rally on Monument Circle.

    Featuring the marching bands from Grambling State and Alcorn State. 4:30-6 PM. Free event.
    Location: Circle City Classic Pep Rally, Monument Circle, Indianapolis, Marion County. 
  • Friday, October 11, 2013, 7:00 PM.
    Friday Nite Classic Cabaret at the Indiana Convention Center.

    A Circle City Classic event featuring a live music performance with Charlie Wilson, Johnny Gill, and Rose Royce. Doors at 6 PM, show at 7 PM. Tickets: $49 and $57.99 via Ticketmaster, plus fees.
    Location: Indiana Convention Center, 100 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County. 
  • Friday, October 11, 2013, 7:30 PM.
    Circle City Classic Gospel Music Explosion at Walker Theatre.

    A Circle City Classic event featuring Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Lamar Cambell, Comedian Stephon, Brenda McClintock, Stephanie Turner, Zion’s Joy, Sacred Dance, and Shortridge Drums. $15-20.
    Location: Walker Theatre, 617 Indiana Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County. 
  • Saturday, October 12, 2013, 10:00 AM.
    Circle City Classic Parade in Downtown Indianapolis.

    Celebrities, floats, marching bands, and some 100,000 spectators make this one of Indy’s top events of the year. 10 AM to 12 PM on Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Meridian Streets. Info: See Web site below or call 317-925-2702.
    Location: Circle City Classic Parade, Downtown Parade Route, Indianapolis, Marion County. 
  • Saturday, October 12, 2013, 12:00 PM.
    Circle City Classic Fan Fest Tailgate Party at Lucas Oil Stadium.

    A Circle City Classic event on South Street in front of the stadium, with vendors, exhibitors, sponsors, interactive stage (not during game), and more. 12-10 PM.
    Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County. 
  • Saturday, October 12, 2013, 3:00 PM.
    30th Annual Circle City Classic Football Game at Lucas Oil Stadium.

    Grambling State vs. Alcorn State, with the Circle City Classic Battle of the Bands at halftime. Tickets $10-50: Venue Box Office or Ticketmaster.
    Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County. 
  • Saturday, October 12, 2013, 4:00 PM.
    Caterpillar Battle of the Bands at Lucas Oil Stadium.

    A Circle City Classic event at halftime of the 3 PM Grambling State-Alcorn State football game. Time approximate. Must have a ticket to the game to see this event.
    Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County. 
  • Saturday, October 12, 2013, 7:30 PM.
    Circle City Classic Greek Step Show at Walker Theatre.

    A Circle City Classic event to wrap up the weekend’s events. $20 advance.
    Location: Walker Theatre, 617 Indiana Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.

For more information, visit http://circlecityclassic.com/, or call 317-925-2702.

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