What to do this Weekend

What To Do This Weekend 12.4-12.6

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s hard to believe that it is actually December and that 2020 is almost behind us. For this weekends activities, we will focus on socially distant & virtual events that we feel are safe to attend with the rise in cases.

Friday, December 4th

Downtown Businesses will participate in the Miracle on 7th Holiday Window Decorating Contest. Take a safe stroll through downtown Terre Haute and enjoy these displays from December 4th on.

Candy Canes on Main is an annual Christmas event that promotes shopping local during the holiday season in downtown Casey, Illinois. This event is always held on the first full weekend in December. The 6th annual Candy Canes on Main will take place on Friday, December 4th & Saturday, December 5th, 2020.
Candy Canes on Main is a FREE family-friendly event that is fun for all ages!
This years activities include:
Friday, December 4th (6-9 PM)—
4-9 PM- Food Trucks OPEN
5-9 PM- Chili & Cinnamon Roll Supper (free will donation, Moriah Outreach Building)
6:30 PM- Lighted Christmas Parade (Santa arrives!)
6-9 PM- Starlit Shopping at the downtown participating businesses (specials, sales, samples, & promos)
7 PM- “Up On The Rooftop” Bedtime Story with Santa (Twas the Night Before Christmas is read by Santa from the balcony of the new Terra Cottage location at 4 W Main)
***Casey Township Library’s Virtual 5K (Grinch Run) ends
Saturday, December 5th (9 AM-4 PM)—
9 AM-4 PM- Christmas shopping at the downtown participating businesses (specials, sales, samples, & promos)
9 AM-4 PM- Food Trucks OPEN
12-4 PM- Live Reindeer
11 AM-3 PM- Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides (FREE, can hold up to 6 people)
2-4 PM- Jake Hoult Concert feat. Mikayla Joy (FREE hot cocoa and hot apple cider provided by Casey Baptist Church)
2020 participating businesses:
-Addison + Elaine
-The Big Dipper
-Casey Coffee Co.
-Crazy Beautiful Boutique
-Deborah’s Attic
-The Farmer’s Wife & The Yarn Studio
-FD Boutique & Studio
-Latin Beauty Nails
-Main Street Mercantile
-Model Tees
-Olive Tree Marketplace
-Tee Shirt Connection
-Tetzel Prime Snack Shoppe
-The Traveling Mug
-Whitling Whimsy
-Wildflour Bakery & Candy Co.
Be sure to visit as many as possible and show your support! This event was created for them and could not happen without them. 2020 has been a tough year to be a business owner, so let’s shop small and shop local this holiday season.
Join us for the 2020 season of Christmas Nights of Lights at Indiana State Fairgrounds!
This dazzling display of Christmas lights is synchronized to traditional and newer, rocking music, played through your car stereo. Come see shooting stars, floating snowflakes, dancing candy canes and lollipops, giant Christmas trees, and (a crowd favorite) enchanting tunnels of lights!
Open nightly November 13, 2020 to January 3, 2021 – rain, shine, or snow!!!
Supporting The Salvation Army!

Enjoy a tree lighting ceremony from the comforts of your home! Join the Avon Community online about 6:45 for the lead up to the lighting of the tree at 7:00pm. This will take place on Facebook Live.

Surround yourself with the beauty of the holiday season during Christmas at the Zoo the holiday tradition runs Nov. 21 through Dec. 30, closed only on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Day.
Timed-entry tickets are required for all members and guests. We are following the city and state guidelines for limiting capacity, and we do anticipate selling out on certain days, especially as Christmas draws closer.
Plan your Christmas at the Zoo visit and experience the holiday magic for yourself. http://bit.ly/2Qx0L2D
The Zoo opens daily at noon and the festivities begin at 5pm. Come early to visit many of our more robust animals, including sea lions, tigers, red panda, brown bears and many others. Then watch as the Zoo transforms at dusk and enjoy the magical nighttime experience as you stroll through the Zoo covered in the twinkling glow of holiday LED lights presented by
Ascension St. Vincent. Plus stay late with extended hours until 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays or 9pm other nights.
Under our Bicentennial Pavilion, Santa’s Village is our newest addition. Encounter wintertime animals, see Santa’s sleigh and reindeer, snap photos with your family and stroll through the breath-taking Tunnel of Lights.
Santa’s Village is among our most popular areas, so we’ll be monitoring attendance in this area and in all our indoor buildings throughout the Zoo to ensure guests have space for social distancing. Additionally, all guests age 3 and up must wear a mask in all indoor areas, including restrooms, and outdoors in areas where social distancing is not possible.

Celebrate the start of the holiday season by taking a stroll through our Westfield Winter Walk at Asa Bales Park on Friday, December 4th and Saturday, December 5th from 6-8pm. Start your walk with a free cup of hot cocoa and enjoy the scenic walk filled with holiday lights and personalized luminaries from our community. You can purchase your very own luminary for just $5!

‘Tis the season to come downtown Noblesville! There will be plenty of fun and festive activities for everyone to enjoy!
Lights over Seminary powered by Duke Energy
Ice Rink at Federal Hill: open 5-9pm $13 adults $11 kids includes skate rental
Visit with Santa on the Square: 5-9pm
Midnight Madness
Midnight Madness Stores:
Bash Boutique
: Free faceplant slippers with a 75 purchase and 20% off pajamas and robes
: Free gift w $75 purchase
Noblesville Antiques on the Square
: Normal sales around the store
Logan Village Mall
: Offering sales throughout the mall
Apple Butter Barn
: 25% off all Christmas items
Shine – Yoga, Wellness & Studio
: Heated flow yoga at 6 PM, shop at Shine from 5-8pm with seasonal specials and 20% off retail. Register online at shineyogawellness.com
Lil Bloomers
: offering sales throughout the store
The Wild Bohemian Boutique
: offering sales throughout the store
Moonshot Games
: Deals on Magic, Pokemon and Board Games
Moonshot Toys
: Deals on Gundams, Magic Sets, and Mad Libs
Thistle & Thyme Home Store
: 25% off all Christmas and other discounts
Persimmon Avenue
: Enter for a chance to win a $25 gift card between 9PM & midnight
The Mix Vintage and New Marketplace
: Storewide sale, holiday specials and markdowns

Saturday, December 5th

Miracle on 7th Drive Thru Food Drive on December 4th & 5th. Volunteers will be on hand to unload non perishable food donations. They will also accept monetary donations. 

Friday 12/04 In front of the Community Christmas Tree from 6pm-8pm
Saturday 12/05 In the Meadows Parking Lot in front of the old Steinmart 8am-Noon
Saturday 12/05 In the Vigo County Public Library Parking Lot 1pm-4pm

Christmas in the Park  5K/3K Reindeer Romp benefits Clothe a Child, with 50% of the proceeds donated to the organization.
This race includes a 5K run/walk option for adults and youth; a 3K run/walk option for youth who are 8th grade and under; and 1/2 mile Reindeer Romp for youth who are 8 years old and under. The Reindeer Romp will start at 2:45 p.m. with the 5K and 3K starting after that.
What’s better than a little Holiday shopping while supporting local growers and makers? Nothing, that’s what!
Join the Terre Haute Farmers Market on the Patio at The Meadows from 9:00 – Noon on November 7th & 21st, and December 5th & 19th. Our growers will have fresh cool-weather produce for your entertaining needs, and our makers will have the perfect gift or home good.
Face covering and social distancing required.
Please check our Facebook page in case of weather updates.
If you need a fun winter project that has some built in color appeal, and honors the season more than a specific religion or holiday, you can’t go wrong with cardinals!
Join the Community School of the Arts at ISU and create your own masterpiece in our online step-by-step class of “Cardinals in Winter”. This is the perfect class to enjoy the art of painting, even if you have zero artistic ability!
No experience necessary…Really! Just paint along with Cynthia and by the end of the class, you will have created a masterpiece.
Fee: $15
Supply Pickup: 12/5/2020
Video Available: 12/5/2020-1/4/2021
Holiday Shopping at Vintage Blooms Is by RESERVATION ONLY. These shopping times take the place of their December 5th event. Be sure to wear your cutest mask!

Here is how it works they will have several dates and times beginning on December 5th running through December 20th for you to reserve a private shopping event for you and up to four other people of your choice. We want to make your shopping experience with us safe, fun, and stress free. Each reservation that is made and kept will receive a FREE goodie bag. They are also offering premium gift wrapping for $5 per package as a way to help you with your gifting.
You can find the reservation link here.

Join Robe Ann Park in Greencastle for the inaugural Light Festival and shop at the Winter Market, sponsored by the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce.

Looking for an outdoor family activity? Book a White Violet Centers private tour of their farm and meet their friendly, fuzzy alpacas. This 45-minute experiences will give you a great overview of how our little farm operates. Much of the tour will feature time with our alpaca herd as Farmer Tara, your tour leader, introduces you to these amazing animals.
$10 per person. Children 3 & under are free. Tours are limited to groups of no more than 10 people. Groups should consist of people in your immediate circle. Masks are required. Dress warmly.
Time slots are reserved on a first come, first served basis. If you would like to arrange a custom time, please contact us at [email protected] or call 812-535-2933.

Sunday, December 6th

White Christmas viewing at the historic Tivoli Theater in Spencer, IN. LIMITED SEATING OF 50 GUEST PER SHOWING
Movie: White Christmas (1954)
Date: Dec 6, 2020
Time: 6:30 pm showtime, doors open 45 minutes before showtime
Admission: free – sponsored by Unraveled, Relics, and Hammond’s Florist
Storyline: A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.
PG | 1h 41min | Drama, Family, History | 1 December 2006 (USA)
Not Rated | 2h | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 15 November 1954 (Brazil)
Take a trip to the tropics this holiday season as the Garfield Park Conservatory displays holiday poinsettias and lights throughout the colorful collection of tropical flora. Visitors can forget the cold and snow as they enjoy hundreds of poinsettias, thousands of lights, and stunning plants from the rainforest.
All visitors must purchase timed-tickets in advance. Capacity is limited. No on-site admission purchases will be available.
Admissions will be available for purchase online or by phone call 317.327.7183 or visit www.garfieldgardensconservatory.org/holiday2020
COVID-19 Details
All visitors will be required to wear masks and follow any other mandated protocols. All policies are subject to change as new information becomes available. Visitors will be expected to practice social distancing while visiting the facility. Any visitor experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should stay home and contact the facility to reschedule.


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