Circle City Classic Weekend
The Classic football game has always featured competitive matchups, and this year is no different as Central State University takes on Kentucky State University. The weekend is about so much more than football, though. Don’t miss the parade, pep rally, cabaret, fan fest, battle of the bands, and post-game concert with Doug E Fresh, Slick Rick, Big Daddy Kane, and more. Tickets to Saturday’s game are $10-$50. Other event costs vary.
Oktoberfest season is here, and if you can’t raise a stein in the Fatherland, join the party closer to home at Herron-Morton Place Park Saturday. Listen to live music all day, sample some of Indy’s favorite food trucks, and enjoy adult beverages from Sun King, Central State, and New Day. Tickets to the family-friendly fest are $10. Dogs are welcome, even if they’re not German.
Nelson Mandela – The Artist at Long-Sharp Gallery
Through October 9, the gallery at Conrad Indianapolis hosts this free exhibit of drawings and lithographs documenting Nelson Mandela’s 18 years in prison. After his release, his reflections on the experience produced these pieces as well as inspirational texts to describe them. This is the first time since his death that the collection has been shown in the U.S. The gallery is open Wednesday-Saturday.
A Bicentennial Celebration at the NCAA Hall of Champions
Bicentennial celebrations take place all over the state this year, and this photo exhibit joins the game by highlighting big moments in Indiana collegiate sports. The collection features individual achievements, but also follows the world’s changes as mirrored in sports, such as inclusion of women and embracing diversity. You can see it through January, 2017, and admission is $5.
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