Check out our top 5 family-friendly things to do this weekend in Indianapolis!
Location: Indiana State Museum
Date: February 16-18
Calling all rock hounds, fossil hunters, jewelers, scouts and families! At GeoFest, you can shop for gems, fossils and minerals, and discover hands-on activities like building a crystalline structure, identifying fossils, geode-making and more.Many special activities will be offered during GeoFest, including the opportunity to build a crystalline structure, make your own jewelry and geode, and participate in GeoFest trivia. Plus, enjoy special demonstrations on fluorescing minerals, naming fossils, and rocks and minerals in everyday life.GeoFest is included with museum admission.
Location: Castleton Square Mall
Dates: Saturday, February 17, 11:00 am- 3:00 pm
Gather your future campers! On February 17th, families from all over Central Indiana are invited to join us at the 29th Annual Indy’s Child Magazine Summer Camp Fair. More than 40 overnight camp, day camp and summer program exhibitors will be on hand to answer your questions. Plan your child’s summer of fun all in one day.
Location: Beef & Boards
Date: Now until April 8th
ABBA’s greatest hits tell the hilarious story of a bride’s search for her birth father on a Greek island paradise. Nominated for five Tonys Awards, Mamma Mia is sure to be a hit! Regional premiere at Beef & Boards.
Location: Garfield Park Conservatory and Gardens
Dates: February 17, 10:00 am
Hoosier Herpetological Society is back to share of their favorite reptiles and amphibians! Stop by and see what cool critters they have brought with them this time! Admission is free but donations will be accepted.
Location: Newfields, Elder Greenhouse
Date: February 9- March 4
Experience bold, beautiful color in the gray of winter with Orchids at Newfields, opening February 9. From the Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse to Lilly House to the Indianapolis Museum of Art, these colorful and exotic plants will welcome guests with the first signs of spring. Escape the cold and discover colorful orchid varieties from around the world blooming inside the Greenhouse. Explore the historic Lilly House as orchids fill the rooms with colorful décor and intoxicating aromas and buy a plant (or two) to take home in the Pop-Up Shop inside the Museum.
Of course, that’s not all that’s on tap for fun this weekend. Discover the rest at the Indy’s Child Calendar of Events!