There's always great festivals and events happening in Festival Country Indiana, just south of Indy. We are your destination for music festivals, craft brew and wine festivals, and weekend festivals that check the box for “plenty of things to do with kids.”
So, if you’re looking for things to do this weekend, come to the place of festivals. Once you experience Festival Country Indiana, you'll want to return time and time again.
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Enjoy a series of 12 classes, one per month, covering everything from viticulture, to wine regions, to different styles of winemaking.
Come to BoJak’s Bar & Grille for live music and other events. Check their Facebook page for the schedule.
Come to The Willard to enjoy food, drinks and a musical performance that’s always a fun time.
Come to The Historic Artcraft Theatre to enjoy pre-show fun, local popcorn and the showing of classic films (many in 35mm). Showtimes are 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
Enjoy live music on multiple dates at Whit’s Inn. Check the website for more information.
Enjoy live music, drinks and food at the wine bar at Vino Villa.
Come to Richard’s Brick Oven Pizza for live music and great pizza.
Enjoy great live music, drinks and food at this brewpub.
The Grill Bar was a pioneer in Franklin’s music scene and remains a favorite, with top-notch music acts and up-and-coming performers every Friday and most Saturdays year round.
Come to MashCraft Brewing’s Greenwood tap room every Thursday evening for live, local and original music from 7 to 9 p.m.
Enjoy a variety of live music acts. Check out their Facebook page for the lineup.
Come to MashCraft Brewing's Greenwood tap room every Friday evening for the release of a very limited, very cool craft brew infusion. Also, be sure to check their website for their monthly pepper and java infusion events.
Enjoy satisfying soups, freshly-baked breads and live music every Saturday and Sunday through March.
Reserve a spot and come to Yokohama Japanese Cuisine and Sushi at noon every Sunday for sushi making classes.
Come view the impressionistic, stylized and graphic-based paintings of farms, including barns, fields and tractors. The gallery is open 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday each week.
Enjoy sheer music magic from an era gone by, but still loved. This is an incredible show to get your dance on.
The works of Sul-Jee Scully will be exhibited Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Elba L. & Gene Portteus Branigin Atrium on the first floor of the Johnson Center for Fine Arts.
Everyone is welcome to this free information fair for seniors, featuring presentations by AARP, Better Business Bureau, CICOA, ClearCaptions Phones, the Secretary of State’s office, Senior Medicare Patrol and SHIP.
Franklin College tradition includes hosting an annual convocation lecture series. This convocation will focus on how a friendship formed in college helped make the world a better place.
Jump into the cold water alone or with a group to benefit Special Olympics.
Get a behind the scenes tour of Taxman Brewing Company’s brewery from a Taxman team member.
Join the museum for their Storyteller Series featuring Vickie Daniel as Madam C.J. Walker. Through her first person interpretation, you can hear her story of how Madam C.J. Walker became an Indianapolis philanthropist and a political activist.
Sample and vote for a variety of chili recipes and help raise money for the church furnace fund.
Enjoy delicious pizza and the music of Ben Fears.
Come to Stage to Screen Studios every Sunday for laughs that will get you through the upcoming week. Tickets are $20, and there is an open bar.
The band will play the songs of many Motown artists and other classic American pop and soul musicians.
See films from the Heartland Film Festival during this two-day film festival.
An annual wine event. Tickets are $125 per person and include a four-course meal with expertly paired wines with each course.
This annual event always has an excellent guest speaker and is an inspiration. There is a entry fee.
Greenwood Park Mall and Franciscan Health are calling all future chefs. Their Kids Club fosters a healthy appreciation of food, while promoting family-fun activities that bring people together.
Are you ready to enjoy 16 of the best stouts in the world all available in one place? In celebration of MashCraft’s release of their imperial stout, Mariana, they are inviting their friends from other breweries to compete in a stout challenge to find out who is the most awesomest.
This gala, which benefits Center Grove Fine Arts Academy, features drinks and appetizers at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and entertainment starting at 7 p.m.
Terrance Hayes, a professor of English and distinguished American poet, will speak as part of both the diversity series and in Franklin College’s Creative Writing Reading Series.
A Science on Screen event featuring an opening presentation by Jerry Spindler of Endress+Hauser about how a communications invention from the 1940s is still being used in modern industrial applications. Then there will be a showing of Bombshell: The Hedy Lamar Story. Note that this film features brief nudity and adult language.