Weekend Roundup

The event calendar here in Hamilton County is starting to burst at the seams, and this Mother’s Day weekend is no exception. Check out these mom-approved events taking place this weekend right here in our own backyard!

Enjoy a free flick at Fishers Park’s & Recreation Movies in the Park

Enjoy a movie under the stars, for FREE! Tonight’s Movie is Shaun the Sheep. Families are encouraged to arrive early and secure their seats as all movies will begin at dusk. Movies are free to the public and families are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs and their favorite movie snacks!

  • Date/Time: Friday, May 6. Dusk
  • Location: Nickel Plate District Amphitheater, 6 Municipal Dr., Fishers
  • Cost: Free
Find the perfect gift for mom at Conner Prairie’s Heirloom Plant Sale

Get a jumpstart on gardening season at this annual sale, held in the picnic area to the right of Conner Prairie’s main entrance. Browse local plants ranging from tomatoes, peppers and herbs to scented geraniums (that mom will love!). Knowledgeable volunteers will be on hand to answer any questions.

  • Date/Time: Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7
  • Location: Conner Prairie
  • Cost: prices vary
Head to First Fridays at Nickel Plate Arts

Immerse yourself in local culture during this monthly event. Enjoy local musicians and/or actors performing on campus, and then try your hand at the arts by participating in an activity inspired by the month’s featured exhibit. It’s the perfect way to unwind on a Friday night. Registration is not required.

  • Date/Time: Friday, May 6, 6-9pm
  • Location: Nickel Plate Arts District, Fishers
  • Cost: Free admission
Pick up a free read during Free Comic Book Day

Comic book fans rejoice in this one day each year that participating comic book stores around the country hand out FREE comic books. Yes, free. Click here to see a list of local stores who will take part in this fun, free event!

  • Date/Time: Saturday, May 7, all day
  • Location: Click here for participating locations
  • Cost: Free
Treat mom to brunch at Conner Prairie

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a delicious brunch buffet!  After brunch, venture outdoors to enjoy springtime across acres and acres of interactive awesomeness! Non-members can save $3 per person on the price of admission ($17/adults, $12/youth) to Conner Prairie’s grounds by showing their brunch buffet ticket. Members can access the grounds for free.

  • Date/Time: Sunday, May 8, 11am-2pm
  • Location: Conner Prairie, Fishers
  • Cost: $22.95 ($18.95/adult member) $12.95 ($9.95/youth member, ages 2-12)
Celebrate the opening day of several area farmer’s markets

Not one, not two, but THREE area farmer’s markets open this weekend: Carmel Farmers Market, Fishers Farmers Market and Noblesville Farmers Market. Stock up on homegrown produce, flowers and a number of other items while supporting the local economy!

  • Carmel, Saturday May 7, 8-11:30am, The Center for the Performing Arts
  • Fishers, Saturday May 7, 8am-noon, Nickel Plate District
  • Noblesville, Saturday May 7, 8am-noon, Riverview Health Overflow Parking Lot


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