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Things to do in Indianapolis, Sept. 23-29, 2013

September 22, 2013 Leave a comment
Mitchell Persimmon Festival, Sept. 21-28

Mitchell Persimmon Festival, Sept. 21-28, 2013.

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Things to do in Indianapolis
September 23-29, 2013

  1. FRI-SUN: 26th Annual Indianapolis Fall Boat and RV Show at the State Fairgrounds
  2. SAT: Indiana AIDS Walk ‘Walk Around the Block’ in Indianapolis
  3. MON-SUN: LPGA Legends Championship at French Lick Resort
  4. MON-SAT: 67th Annual Mitchell Persimmon Festival in Lawrence County
  5. MON-SUN: Northside Nights Restaurant Specials in Indianapolis
  6. THU-SAT: Fall Festival at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish
  7. FRI: Bill Cosby Live at the Old National Centre
  8. SAT-SUN: 16th Annual Carmel International Arts Festival in Hamilton County
  9. SAT-SUN: 43rd Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art in Jefferson County
  10. SAT: 14th Annual Rocky Ripple Festival in Indianapolis
  11. SAT: 8th Annual ‘Fishers Oktoberfest at Saxony’ in Hamilton County
  12. SAT: CANvitational Craft Beer Event on Georgia Street in Downtown Indianapolis
  13. SAT: 3rd Annual Oktoberfest at Herron-Morton Place Historic Park
  14. SAT: Inaugural Mill Race Marathon in Columbus
  15. FRI: Buddy Guy in Concert at the Carmel Palladium

ALWAYS check with the venue to make sure that tickets are available and ticket prices are correct, that the event has not been sold out, canceled, postponed or moved, that the time and/or date has not been changed, etc.

Madison Chautauqua Art Festival, Sept. 28-29

September 13, 2013 Leave a comment
Madison, Indiana on the Ohio River in southeastern Indiana.

Madison, Indiana on the Ohio River in southeastern Indiana.

By Tammy York
Visit Madison
http://visitmadison.org/

Get your art fix at the Madison Chautauqua Art Festival, September 28-29, 2013, between Main Street to the Ohio River and Broadway to Vine streets. An estimated 50,000 people are expected to attend this 43rd annual celebration that hosts 250 booths.

“An independent juried panel evaluates each application and decides whether or not this product should be in the event,” said Georgie Kelly, event coordinator. The panel includes an art teacher, professor, artists, artisans, as well as people with retail business experience. The jurying continues throughout the event to ensure that the event is good for both the vendors and the guests. The number of vendors in each category is limited. Categories include fine art, photography, glass, wood, clay pottery, accessories, jewelry, clothing, soap, metal and more.

Performing artists are located throughout the festival and range from easy listening to Dixieland. Plus, at the Visitors Center the Madison High School Theatre Program will be presenting excerpts from their upcoming musical.

Guests can enjoy a bite to eat at the FoodFest along the Ohio River. Delicacies include German desserts, corn on the cob, gyros, Italian sausage and onions, pizza, Wisconsin cheese, Cajun, Mexican, barbecue, funnel cakes, corn dogs, giant soft pretzels, and more.

A shuttle service is available from the parking area at the high school to the Madison Chautauqua for $1 per ride.

For more information, http://www.madisonchautauqua.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/MadisonChautauqua.