Calendar

Experience the best of Indiana, all over the state, by participating in our events and programs. Choose a category or date to find something specific or browse the calendar to encounter something new.  

  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 6th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 6th, 2016
    9:30am - 10:15am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Holiday Sounds

    Dec 6th, 2016
    10:30am - 1:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Festive harmonies fill the museum as choirs and bands from around the state perform in the Governor Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall. 

    10 a.m. Tabernacle Christian School, Advanced Band & Ambassador Vocal Ensemble
    10:45 a.m. Lynhurst 7th and 8th Grade Center, 7th Grade Choir
    11:30 a.m. Rosa Parks Elementary School, Singing Rockets

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 6th, 2016
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Homeschool Tuesday: Shake It Out

    Dec 6th, 2016
    11:30am - 1:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Certain Tuesdays of each month are reserved for home-education programming. Individual registrations are accepted from independent homeschool educators for the monthly programs listed below. Homeschool co-ops with a minimum number of student participants may schedule a program of their choice on an alternate date. Call 317.232.1637 to register. 

    > Sept. 6, 2016 - Underground Railroad
    > Sept. 20, 2016 - Indiana and the Civil War
    > Oct. 4, 2016 - Liar's Bench
    > Oct. 18, 2016 - Day of the Dead
    > Nov. 1, 2016 - Rocks & Minerals
    > Nov. 15, 2016 - Pioneer Indiana
    > Dec. 6, 2016 - Shake It Out
    > Jan. 17, 2017 - Wild Indiana
    > Feb. 7, 2017 - Levi & Catharine Coffin (Educational Theater)
    > Feb. 21, 2017 - Ice Age Animals
    > March 7, 2017 - Science of Sports
    > March 21, 2017 - On Expedition: Observing the Natural World
    > April 4, 2017 - Reptile Theater
    > April 18, 2017 - Crime Scene Investigators: The Science Behind the Mystery
    > May 16, 2017 - Earth/Sky 

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 7th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 7th, 2016
    9:30am - 10:15am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • WWII Veterans Panel Discussion

    Dec 7th, 2016
    10:00am - 11:30am
    Indiana State Museum

    Join the Indiana State Museum and the Indy Honor Flight in honoring World War II veterans on the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day. Students will have a chance to interact with several Hoosier combat veterans of World War II in a 90-minute panel discussion.

    Participants include: Robert Kleeman (Army), Robert McClure (Army), Wayne Saucerman (Marines) and William Hill (Army). 

    To pre-register, please contact Sarah Rapp-Johnson, School Group Liaison, at 371.233.8958 or via email at srappjohnson@indianamuseum.org.

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  • Holiday Sounds

    Dec 7th, 2016
    10:30am - 1:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Festive harmonies fill the museum as choirs and bands from around the state perform in the Governor Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall. 

    10:45 a.m. Lynhurst 7th and 8th Grade Center, Jazz Band
    12:15 p.m. Lynhurst 7th and 8th Grade Center, 8th Grade Choir

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 7th, 2016
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 8th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 8th, 2016
    9:30am - 10:15am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Holiday Sounds

    Dec 8th, 2016
    10:30am - 1:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Festive harmonies fill the museum as choirs and bands from around the state perform in the Governor Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall. 

    10 a.m. Glenns Valley Elementary School, Glenns Valley Choir
    10:45 a.m. Glenns Valley Elementary School, Glenns Valley Chime Time Ensemble
    11:30 a.m. Crispus Attucks High School, Orchestra

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 8th, 2016
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • A Hoosier Musical Christmas

    Dec 8th, 2016
    11:00am - Noon
    Indiana State Museum

    Live musical entertainment includes holiday carol sing-a-longs, favorite holiday trivia, skits and other fun. 

    > Free

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 9th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Preschool Fridays

    Dec 9th, 2016
    9:00am - 11:30am
    Indiana State Museum

    The museum opens an hour early for exclusive access to Santa and the train for preschool-age children. Special crafts and activities including ice age animals, winter science, animals in winter and elf story time are included.  

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 9th, 2016
    9:30am - 10:15am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • SOLD OUT: Statehood Day

    Dec 9th, 2016
    9:30am - 2:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    On Dec. 11, 1816, Indiana became the 19th state to join the Union.

    On Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, come celebrate Indiana's 200th birthday at Indiana Statehood Day.

     

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 9th, 2016
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Christmas Murder Mystery

    Start: Dec 9, 2016
    7:00pm
    End: Dec 10, 2016
    Midnight
    Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site

    At the 1883 Culbertson’s annual Christmas party, tensions are running high after William and his new fiancée Rebecca announce their engagement--tensions that ultimately lead to murder! As a guest at the party, you will have the opportunity to play detective by naming the killer and the motive. Guests can enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and an interactive history experience. Advance payment & reservations are required. Admission price includes a full dinner.

    > $25 per person; Reservations required

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  • Santa’s Holiday Breakfast

    Dec 10th, 2016
    8:00am - 10:30am
    Indiana State Museum

    Enjoy breakfast in the L. S. Ayres Tea RoomTM and Café. Live music, great food and goodie bags for all the children make this a festive, can’t miss event. After breakfast, visit Santa in his house on Level 1 and take a ride on the Santa Claus Express on Level 3. 

    Saturday seatings at 8, 8:30 & 9 a.m.; Sunday seatings at 9, 9:30 & 10 a.m.

    To purchase tickets, please call 317.232.1637

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 10th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Levi Coffin State Historic Site Community Days

    Dec 10th, 2016
    10:00am - 5:00pm
    Levi Coffin State Historic Site

    Levi Coffin State Historic Site Community Days
    Dec. 10, 2016; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Dec. 11, 2016; 1 – 5 p.m.

    Come celebrate the opening of the new Interpretive Center at the Levi Coffin State Historic Site. Visitors can enjoy self-guided tours of the new spaces, which include an introductory film, a look at the new exhibition Souls Seeking Safety, as well as a guided tour of the Coffin home.

    Visitors are encouraged to register for a tour time in advance. 

    > Free

    This is an official Bicentennial Legacy Project.

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  • Holiday Sounds

    Dec 10th, 2016
    10:30am - 1:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Festive harmonies fill the museum as choirs and bands from around the state perform in the Governor Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall. 

    2:30 p.m. Logansport Children's Choir
     

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  • Santa at the Cabin

    Dec 10th, 2016
    11:00am - 3:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    Visit with Santa. Other activities for children include the Limber Jim Swamp Show, a craft project and an outdoor treasure chest challenge. All items in the gift shop discounted 20 percent or more. Complimentary refreshments.

    > Free, donations encouraged

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  • Girl Scout Holiday Sing

    Dec 10th, 2016
    Noon - 1:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Join Girl Scouts of Central Indiana as they fill the Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall for the 2016 Holiday Sing. 

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  • Behind the Scenes Tour

    Dec 10th, 2016
    4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Lanier Mansion State Historic Site
    “What is lurking behind that door?”  Discover the answer for yourself during this exclusive tour of the mansion.  Visitors will see areas of the mansion not included in the regularly scheduled tours including the huge basement, the unfinished east wing, and the cupola. The will also hear information about the site not explained on the standard tours. Visitors taking this tour should be prepared to climb stairs and walk on uneven surfaces. Reservations are encouraged, but not required.
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  • Santa’s Holiday Breakfast

    Dec 11th, 2016
    8:00am - 10:30am
    Indiana State Museum

    Enjoy breakfast in the L. S. Ayres Tea RoomTM and Café. Live music, great food and goodie bags for all the children make this a festive, can’t miss event. After breakfast, visit Santa in his house on Level 1 and take a ride on the Santa Claus Express on Level 3. 

    Saturday seatings at 8, 8:30 & 9 a.m.; Sunday seatings at 9, 9:30 & 10 a.m

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  • Holiday Sounds

    Dec 11th, 2016
    10:30am - 1:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Festive harmonies fill the museum as choirs and bands from around the state perform in the Governor Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall. 

    1 p.m. Dazzlers
    4 p.m. Indianapolis Youth Wind Symphony

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  • A Bicentennial Christmas

    Dec 11th, 2016
    Noon - 4:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Meet historical characters from Indiana’s past in Santa’s Front Yard as we celebrate 200 years of Christmas in Indiana. Special crafts and activities are part of the fun. Included with museum admission.

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 11th, 2016
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site
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  • Levi Coffin State Historic Site Community Days

    Dec 11th, 2016
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Levi Coffin State Historic Site

    Levi Coffin State Historic Site Community Days
    Dec. 10, 2016; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Dec. 11, 2016; 1 – 5 p.m.

    Come celebrate the opening of the new Interpretive Center at the Levi Coffin State Historic Site. Visitors can enjoy self-guided tours of the new spaces, which include an introductory film, a look at the new exhibition Souls Seeking Safety, as well as a guided tour of the Coffin home.

    Visitors are encouraged to register for a tour time in advance. 

    > Free

    This is an official Bicentennial Legacy Project.

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  • SOLD OUT: Christmas Victorian Tea

    Dec 11th, 2016
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site

    Enjoy a tour through the Culbertson Mansion in its finest Christmas décor. Along with the beautiful decorations, there will also be music, treats, and a variety of flavored hot teas.

    > $18 per person; Reservations required 

    COMING SOON: Spring tea 

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  • Holiday Sounds

    Dec 12th, 2016
    10:30am - 1:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Festive harmonies fill the museum as choirs and bands from around the state perform in the Governor Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall. 

    10 a.m. Edison School for the Arts IPS 74, Middle School Choir

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 13th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Holiday Sounds

    Dec 13th, 2016
    10:30am - 1:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Festive harmonies fill the museum as choirs and bands from around the state perform in the Governor Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall. 

    10 a.m. Indian Creek Elementary School, Indian Creek Choir
    10:45 a.m. Center for Inquiry IPS 84, CFI #84 Choirs
    11:30 a.m. Sugar Creek Elementary School, Vision Choir & Hand Chimes
    12:15 p.m. Oak Trace Elementary School, Oak Trace Treble Choir

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 14th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 14th, 2016
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Holiday Sounds

    Dec 14th, 2016
    10:30am - 1:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Festive harmonies fill the museum as choirs and bands from around the state perform in the Governor Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall. 

    10 a.m. Frankfort High School, Fortissimo

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 15th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 15th, 2016
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Holiday Sounds

    Dec 15th, 2016
    10:30am - 1:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Festive harmonies fill the museum as choirs and bands from around the state perform in the Gov. Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall. 

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  • MEMBERS ONLY: Supper with Santa

    Dec 15th, 2016
    5:30pm - 8:30pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Join Santa, Mrs. Claus, and all their friends at the family-friendly buffet supper, a Celebration Crossing event just for members!

    Ride the Santa Claus Express, enjoy a special holiday performance, hear from Mik the Music Man, play in Santa’s Playground and decorate the special members-only holiday tree.

    The menu includes L.S. Ayres chicken velvet soup, fruit salad, dinner rolls with butter, fresh carved turkey, breaded chicken tenders, mashed potatoes and gravy, baked macaroni and cheese, vegetables and a build-your-own-sundae for dessert.  Beverages will include holiday punch, hot cocoa and coffee.  Libations will be available for adults over the age of 21.

    The first 100 member families to register with receive a free keepsake photo with Santa.

    Call 317.232.1637 or purchase tickets online by December 9 to make your reservation.

    > $30 per adult, $16 per child (under 12); children under 4 are free

    Price includes dinner and admission to the museum, including the Santa Claus Express train gallery, Santa’s Playground and, of course, a visit with Santa.

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  • Preschool Fridays

    Dec 16th, 2016
    9:00am - 11:30am
    Indiana State Museum

    The museum opens an hour early for exclusive access to Santa and the train for preschool-age children. Special crafts and activities including ice age animals, winter science, animals in winter and elf story time are included.  

     

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 16th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 16th, 2016
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Holiday Sounds

    Dec 16th, 2016
    10:30am - 1:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Festive harmonies fill the museum as choirs and bands from around the state perform in the Governor Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall. 

    10 a.m. Bethesda Christian School, High School Choir
    10:45 a.m. Traders Point Christian Academy, 8th Grade Band
    11:30 a.m. Wawasee High School
    12:15 p.m. Traders Point Christian Academy, 3rd Grade Choir

     

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  • Santa’s Holiday Breakfast

    Dec 17th, 2016
    8:00am - 10:30am
    Indiana State Museum

    Enjoy breakfast in the L. S. Ayres Tea RoomTM and Café. Live music, great food and goodie bags for all the children make this a festive, can’t miss event. After breakfast, visit Santa in his house on Level 1 and take a ride on the Santa Claus Express on Level 3. 

    Saturday seatings at 8, 8:30 & 9 a.m.; Sunday seatings at 9, 9:30 & 10 a.m.

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 17th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Christmas at the Lanier Mansion

    Dec 17th, 2016
    10:00am - Noon
    Lanier Mansion State Historic Site

    Spirit of Christmas Past Presents: Christmas at the Lanier Mansion

    Kick off your Christmas festivities by getting into the spirit at the Lanier Mansion! Enjoy Victorian Christmas activities for children and their families with crafts, cookies, stories, nutcrackers, a gift shop and, of course, Father Christmas.  

    Gift wrapping station for donations to help support Madison High School Band Uniforms.

    > Free thanks to our sponsors; donations appreciated
    > Begin at the Visitor Center

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  • Holiday Sounds

    Dec 17th, 2016
    10:30am - 1:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Festive harmonies fill the museum as choirs and bands from around the state perform in the Governor Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall. 

    12:15 p.m. Northview Middle School, Gold Rush Show Choir
    1 p.m. Athenaeum Pops Orchestra
    1:45 p.m. The Crossroads of America Scout Band

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 17th, 2016
    10:30am - 11:15am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 17th, 2016
    1:00pm - 1:45pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 17th, 2016
    3:00pm - 3:45pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 17th, 2016
    5:00pm - 5:45pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Santa’s Holiday Breakfast

    Dec 18th, 2016
    8:00am - 10:30am
    Indiana State Museum

    Enjoy breakfast in the L. S. Ayres Tea RoomTM and Café. Live music, great food and goodie bags for all the children make this a festive, can’t miss event. After breakfast, visit Santa in his house on Level 1 and take a ride on the Santa Claus Express on Level 3. 

    Saturday seatings at 8, 8:30 & 9 a.m.; Sunday seatings at 9, 9:30 & 10 a.m.

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 18th, 2016
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site
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  • Christmas at the Puppet Show

    Dec 18th, 2016
    1:00pm - 1:45pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Show

    Dec 18th, 2016
    3:00pm - 3:45pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 20th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 20th, 2016
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 20th, 2016
    Noon - 12:45pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 21st, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 21st, 2016
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 21st, 2016
    Noon - 12:45pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 22nd, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 22nd, 2016
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 22nd, 2016
    Noon - 12:45pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Preschool Fridays

    Dec 23rd, 2016
    9:00am - 11:30am
    Indiana State Museum

    The museum opens an hour early for exclusive access to Santa and the train for preschool-age children. Special crafts and activities including ice age animals, winter science, animals in winter and elf story time are included.  

     

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 23rd, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Santa’s Holiday Breakfast

    Dec 24th, 2016
    8:00am - 10:30am
    Indiana State Museum

    Enjoy breakfast in the L. S. Ayres Tea RoomTM and Café. Live music, great food and goodie bags for all the children make this a festive, can’t miss event. After breakfast, visit Santa in his house on Level 1 and take a ride on the Santa Claus Express on Level 3. 

    Saturday seatings at 8, 8:30 & 9 a.m.; Sunday seatings at 9, 9:30 & 10 a.m.

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 24th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Museum and Sites closed

    Dec 25th, 2016
    All-day Event

    The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites are closed today.

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 27th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 27th, 2016
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 27th, 2016
    Noon - 12:45pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 28th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Show

    Dec 28th, 2016
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • IPS Teacher Day Out

    Dec 28th, 2016
    10:00am - 4:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites is excited to offer IPS teachers and their families a chance to enjoy the museum and what it has to offer with the second annual Teacher’s Day Out. This day is designed to say thank you for all you do as well as to highlight the educational opportunities the museum can offer your students.

    This is more than just a free day! IPS teachers who visit on Dec. 28 will receive a 50% discount on family memberships. Enjoy special exhibitions including Design Zone and Indiana in 200 Objects: A Bicentennial Celebration. Ride the Santa Claus Express, enjoy Santa’s Playground, and more! On top of all that, the museum will provide pizza and drinks for IPS teachers and families. While exploring the museum, meet Education & Outreach staff and see examples of the programs available this school year.

    Registration begins on Nov. 28, 2016. You can register at: https://ipsteacherdayout.eventbrite.com

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  • Christmas at the Puppet Studio

    Dec 28th, 2016
    Noon - 12:45pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Peewinkle's Puppet Studio at the Indiana State Museum presents Christmas at the Puppet Studio. 

    To buy tickets online, click here.

    For more information about upcoming shows, scheduling, and Peewinkle's Puppet Studio, visit their website, www.peewinklespuppets.com.

    Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio discount:
    Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s ticket on the same day. Not available online.

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 29th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 30th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Dec 31st, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    See the Limberlost Cabin decorated for the season. Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the season.

    > Regular site admission

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  • Limberlost New Year’s Eve

    Dec 31st, 2016
    11:00am - 12:30pm
    Limberlost State Historic Site

    Families can enjoy crafts, games, activities, and refreshments in the Visitor Center which includes a balloon drop and plenty of New Year’s hoopla!

    > $3 per child, adults are free

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  • Family New Year's Eve

    Dec 31st, 2016
    6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    The clocks are pushed forward and the New Year is celebrated early to allow children of all ages to enjoy the festivities. Enjoy activities, jugglers, face painting, train rides and the balloon drop at 8 p.m. in the Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall are all part of the fun. 

    > $9 for members
    > $15 for non-members

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  • Tea with Raggedy Ann

    Jan 1st, 2017
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Indiana State Museum

    Bring your favorite doll and have tea in the historic L. S. Ayres Tea RoomTM with famous “Hoosier” doll Raggedy Ann. Holiday characters such as Rudolph the Reindeer and others will be in attendance. Museum admission is not included. 

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