Communities to celebrate brews, bridges, pumpkin chucking this weekend

Communities to celebrate brews, bridges, pumpkin chucking this weekend

Communities to celebrate brews, bridges, pumpkin chucking this weekend
Monday, September 26, 2001 - Indy Star
By: Star Report

Join the community at these events Thursday through Monday, from upcoming editions of the Star's Local Living sections.

Cross Pollination
Fountain Square: The show's promoters bill their event as "a diverse evening of music." TJ Reynolds & the Freehand Orchestra performs "big-band funk & hip-hop." Hinx Jones take a more traditional approach to hip-hop with a pair of MCs rhyming over beats they produced. Josh Kaufman sticks to the singer/songwriter road.
9 p.m., White Rabbit Cabaret, 1116 Prospect St., $6,

Quaker Day Festival
Plainfield: Quaker Day has been expanded to two days. Enjoy carnival rides, games, food vendors, historical walking tours, art, a car show and live entertainment. The parade starts at 10 a.m. Saturday.
4 to 10 p.m. Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Plainfield Youth Athletic Complex, 455 W. Main St., free admission, (317) 839-6490,

Ale Yeah
Downtown: An afternoon of microbrews and music, all benefiting Giving Sum, a nonprofit that combines members' time, talent and money for maximum philanthropic impact.
2 to 5 p.m., Rathskeller, 401 E. Michigan St., $25/advance or $30/door,

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage: Silly Songs & Serenades
West Indy: The rich music and culture of Mexico is celebrated in this interactive bilingual program. Presented by Yurtfolk, it features music, stories and dance -- plus some pan dulce (sweet bread) from the panadero's hat.
4 p.m., Decatur Branch Library, 5301 Kentucky Ave., free, (317) 275-4330 or

Potter's Bridge Fall Festival
Noblesville: Celebrate fall with music, arts and crafts booths and a children's area.
11 a.m. Potter's Bridge Park, 19401 Allisonville Road, free, (317) 770-4400,

Grand Junction Derby
Westfield: Bring lawn chairs and blankets and see Westfield's answer to the Indy 500. Gravity-powered homemade derby cars race downhill on Union Street.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Union and Main streets. Spectators free, (317) 965-3334,

Fishers Renaissance Faire
Fishers: Experience the Golden Age of Queen Elizabeth I with jousting by the Knights of Valour, the Kids' Karnivale, music, dancing, food -- and even pirates.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saxony, 136th Street and Olio Road. $10, ages 5-12 $5, ages 4 and younger free; parking is $2 per car. (317) 652-8651,

Harvest Moon Festival
Sheridan: Celebrate autumn with the Great Pumpkin Chuck, carnival rides, classic car show, food and craft vendors and live entertainment.
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Biddle Memorial Park, Ind. 47 and Ind. 48, free admission, (317) 758-2504, ext. 160,

UIndy Biannual Painting Exhibition Opening

South Indy: Juried show features 30 pieces of art that employ oil painting. Winners will be announced and cash prizes will be awarded.
6 to 8 p.m., University of Indianapolis Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center, 1400 E. Hanna Ave., free, (317) 788-2135.

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