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Live Music, Movies, Market and More

From Midtown in Carmel to Downtown Noblesville, we offer our Times readers 25 things to do this weekend and beyond:

1. Join the Midtown Anniversary Celebration from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Midtown Plaza in Carmel, with live entertainment, face painters, balloon artists, strolling magician, prize giveaways and more.

2. Enjoy live music with Jeff Day at 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. today at Spencer Farm Winery in Noblesville.

3. Enjoy live music with Don Clarkson 7 to 10 p.m. today and Celtic Rain at 7 p.m. Saturday at Primeval Brewing in downtown Noblesville.

4. Hear The Auburns at 8 p.m. today at Barley Island Brewing Co. in Noblesville.

5. Join Dude! at 8 p.m. today at Wolfie’s Waterfront Grill in Noblesville.

6. Westfield continues its Movies in the Plaza series at dusk tonight, featuring “Inside Out” on the Great Lawn at Grand Junction Plaza, with more movies every fourth Friday through October. June 20: PAW Patrol the Movie.

7. Noblesville Farmers Market is open for the season 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Federal Hill Commons in downtown Noblesville. Parking is offered at the nearby Mexican restaurant that was torn down, at BlueSky Commerce, both just west of the park, and at the park’s Green Room parking lot, which will be restricted to vendor spaces and handicapped parking only during the weekly market.

8. Join the Stars and Stripes BBQ Party at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Noblesville Ace Hardware, with free 8 x 12 American flags to the first 240 customers.

9. Grab your binoculars and join Hamilton County Parks for Beginner Bird Walks at 8:30 a.m. Sundays and Wednesdays at Cool Creek Park in Westfield and 8:30 a.m. the first Wednesday, through June at Strawtown Koteewi Park in Noblesville.

10. Bring your favorite vinyl to play on a provided turntable at 5:30 p.m. on Turntable Thursdays at Primeval Brewing in downtown Noblesville.

11. Make plans to attend the annual Noblesville Lions Pork Chop Dinner, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 3 on the Courthouse Square with all-you-can-eat pancakes 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 4.

12. Get your team together for the 7 p.m. June 3 Darlington Bed Race in downtown Noblesville to benefit Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville.

13. Jim Wafford’s Hamilton County TV kicks off 11th annual free summer movie series at 9:15 p.m. Fridays, June 3-24, with movies in your car on Friday nights in June at the Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds in Noblesville. Lawn chairs, blankets and picnicking invited. Opening-night movie is “Encanto.”

14. Conner Prairie 2022 History on Tap, celebrating its 10th anniversary, is 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. June 3 at Conner Prairie in Fishers, with dozens or local brewers, live music from Old Coyote and the Indy Annies.

15. Join the Amazing Miller Race, a Noblesville-themed scavenger hunt, a family-friendly virtual event June 3-5 with interactive missions that explore the history and culture of Noblesville. Your team can play the game on your phone and complete the missions to earn points. Participants will be competing with other groups around Noblesville during the three days.Top teams will earn prizes.The teams are $30 each. All missions will be Noblesville based. Most are walkable to downtown, but some involve driving to businesses and parks. The goal is to complete the most missions you can to earn the maximum points. The Goosechase app we use will have leaderboards so you can see the competition throughout the weekend. This fundraiser supports the Noblesville Schools Education Foundation which supports all 10 Noblesville schools. Email adriann_young@nobl.k12.in.us, 317-773-3171 ext 10431)

16.  Main Street Productions presents “Rumors” by Neil Simon, at Basile Westfield Playhouse, June 2-12, directed by Jen Otterman.

17. Buy a $5 Rubber Duck from Noblesville Main Street and watch to see if it’s the first duck to cross the finish line and win $1,000 in the annual Duck Race on White River on June 4.

18. Auditions are June 5-6 for Main Street Productions’ summer youth production, “30 Reasons Not To Be in a Play,” by Alan Haehnel, at Basile Westfield Playhouse, directed by Tanya Haas, on July 28-Aug. 7. Open to school-aged children to age 19. Info at westfieldplayhouse.org

19.  Deb Castino Memorial Golf Outing is June 7 at Harbour Trees to benefit Boys & Girls Club.

20. Carmel Community Players presents “Medley of Murders,” directed by Tanya Haas, June 10-19, at Carmel Friends Church. 

21. The next Shred Day will be 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. (or until trucks are full) June 11 at Hamilton County Household Hazardous Waste Center in Noblesville.

22. Conner Prairie and the Fishers Arts Council welcome guests June 11 to a beautiful afternoon outdoor event for Art on the Prairie. Browse and shop the creations of local artists and artisans, enjoy live music, and more from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

21. Beat the heat during Simon Summer Sledding from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 11 and 12 at Simon Moon Park in Westfield with help from Westfield Fire Department. Enjoy pancakes and airplanes during a Noblesville Chapter of Experimental Aircraft Association’s Fly-In and Breakfast 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 25 at Noblesville Airport, with free admission and donation for breakfast.

22. Roy Reynolds, known for his Elvis tributes, will sing from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 11 at the Noblesville Jim Dandy.

23. Bring your family to the Touch-a-Truck event, open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 17 at Grand Park in Westfield.

24.  The Belfry Theatre presents “Drinking Habits” June 24-July 3 at Ivy Tech Hamilton County in Noblesville, with Nancy Lafferty directing, with reservations at thebelfrytheatre.org.

25.  Enjoy pancakes and airplanes during a Noblesville Chapter of Experimental Aircraft Association’s Fly-In and Breakfast 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 25 at Noblesville Airport, with free admission and donation for breakfast.

– Contact Betsy Reason at betsy@thetimes24-7.com.