Technically, summer is still a month away – but you don’t need to wait that long to have fun. For some of us the merriment of the season starts right now, with all the concerts and baseball games coming to the Indianapolis and the surrounding areas. Be sure to check some of them out this weekend!
When: May 14th, 8:00AM
Where: 355 W. City Center Dr., Carmel, IN 46032
Details: The Carmel Farmers Market’s mission is to provide the residents of Carmel with a weekly summer festival that allows citizens the opportunity to meet and socialize with each other in a casual, fun atmosphere. The market is located at 5 Center Green, in the shadow of the Palladium.
Columbus Clippers vs. Indianapolis Indians
When: May 16, 7:05 PM
Where: 501 W. Maryland St., Indianapolis, IN 46225
Details: The Indianapolis Indians, Triple-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, play their home games at Victory Field, which has received numerous national accolades as one of the best minor league stadiums in the United States. Tickets: $9-$35.
When: May 14th
Where: 12880 E. 146th St., Noblesville, IN 46060
Details: With the purchase of one ticket, you can see 14 shows this summer including big names such as Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, Jason Aldean, and Grammy award winning group, Rascal Flatts! Check out the website for more details.
Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis
When: May 14th
Where: 4790 W. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN 46222
Details: The Grand Prix of Indianapolis, the IndyCar Series event on the reconfigured Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, will jump-start Month of May activities at IMS and build toward the 100th Indianapolis 500 later in the month. Acclaimed young adult fiction author and Indiana native John Green will serve as the honorary Pace Car driver in a 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe. Tickets start at $41.
Printing Partners Pops Series: A Choral Spectacular
When: May 14, 8:00PM
Where: 45 Monument Circle, Home of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Details: Every square inch of the Hilbert Circle Theatre stage will be used to house Indy’s great choirs for a presentation of some of the greatest choral music of all time. Join the ISO and the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, the Indianapolis Children’s Choir, the Indianapolis Men’s Chorus and others for a choral showcase in a variety of genres: pops, standards, Broadway, light classical and gospel.
When: May 14th, 6:45PM
Where: 801 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Details: Come out this Saturday and see Ellie Goulding live at the White River State Park. It has been a whirlwind few years for the singer from Herefordshire, England. Since the release of her debut Lights in 2010 and Halcyon in 2012, she has sold over six million albums and 20 million singles worldwide, scored six consecutive platinum US singles, won two Brit Awards, and has video views and streams both in excess of one billion. This year’s “Love Me Like You Do” single, meanwhile, was a worldwide No. 1 smash, hitting the top spot in 70 countries and breaking the record for the most streamed song in one week.