It’s just two days until Easter Sunday with many happenings around Noblesville and Hamilton County.
Here is our list of 40 things to do.
1. Get out and shop during the StayCation Sidewalk Sale in downtown Noblesville today and Saturday, during Noblesville Main Street’s First Friday extended event.
2. Browse the Suburban Indy Home & Outdoor Living Show 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Saturday at Grand Park sports campus in Westfield, with $5 online tickets, children’s tickets free online, all tickets $10 at the door.
3. Take photos with the Easter Bunny 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Cabela's in Noblesville.
4. Conner Prairie is now open for the season in Fishers, with outdoor excursions, a chance to meet costumed interpreters, climb to the top of the TreeTop Post and more. Visit www.connerprairie.org
5. Experience BHM at 3 p.m. today, Blue River Wailers at 3 p.m. April 10, Pushing Daisy’s Band at 3 p.m. April 17, Proctor and Strunk at 3 p.m. April 24 and Heather and the Helms at 3 p.m. May 1 at Center Stage Vintage Guitars in Noblesville.
6. It’s Open Mic from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at Schoolhouse 7 Cafe on Cyntheanne Road in Fishers.
7. Get out of the house for Nickel Plate Arts’ free April First Friday event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Nickel Plate Arts Campus in downtown Noblesville, with artist showcase Bruce Loewenthal, live music, all in person, so grab your mask and join the party.
8. Carpool Cinema offers a choice of two movies, “Hop” and “It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. today at Crosspoint Church in Fishers.
9. Attend Good Friday services at 7 p.m. today at Noblesville First United Methodist Church and Easter worship at 5:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday.
10. Enjoy Music Bingo at 7 p.m. today, Fridays through April at Pinheads in Fishers.
11. Attend a terrarium workshop at 2 p.m. April 11 and a Gardening 101 workshop at 5p .m. April 14 at Allisonville Garden & Home in Fishers, with registration required.
12. Join a naturalist at the Great Blue Heron Rookery in Hamilton County at the Stoops Observation Deck and discuss details about the park on Scherer Avenue in Arcadia. Bring binoculars, spotting scopes, and photography equipment, with programs at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, noon April 8, 4:30 p.m. April 22, 4 p.m. April 26, 2:30 p.m. May 2, 3:30 p.m. May 11, 9 a.m. May 29 and at 8:30 a.m. June 5, free with registration required, at myhamiltoncountyparks.com
13. Enjoy Breakfast with the Bunny with sittings at 8:30 a.m., 9:15 a.m., 10 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Conner Prairie in Fishers, for $19.99, members $16.99, youth ages 2-12 $15.99 and youth members $12.99. Register at www.connerprairie.org
14. Join the 10th annual Clay Terrace Hide & Peep Egg Hunt at 9 a.m. Saturday in Clay Terrace at Carmel, with free registration.
15. Join the Glow-In-The-Dark Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday at Cumberland Road Christian Church in Fishers.
16. Hop aboard the Nickel Plate Express’ Easter Express, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Forest Park in Noblesville, for $15, with reservations.
17. Like to dance? A Saturday Drop-in Group dance class is 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturdays at ABC Ballroom in Noblesville.
18. Bring your basket for the Easter Egg Hunt for 2 p.m. Saturday event at River of Life in Fishers.
19. Paint with Bunnies from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Kiln Creations in downtown Noblesville.
20. It’s Game Night with Bingo at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Blackhawk Winery & Vineyard in Sheridan.
21. Enjoy Brian Koning from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Sugar Creek Vineyard and Winery in Carmel.
22. Join the Nefarious Noblesville Ghost Walk from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday in downtown Noblesville, $18 for ages 10 and older, $15 for ages 65 and older, with registration required.
23. Get out your Easter baskets for the Lord of Life Easter Egg Hunt at 9 a.m. Sunday at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Westfield.
24. Attend Lenten services at 10 a.m. Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church in Noblesville.
25. Join the Beginner Bird Hikes at 8:30 a.m. Sundays and Wednesdays through June at Cool Creek Nature Center in Westfield (Carmel address), with the exception of the first Wednesday of each month, which will be at the same time at Taylor Center for History at Strawtown Koteewi Park in Noblesville.
26. 9. Hamilton County Parks offers free spring break programs, Silly Safaris, April 5; Hoosier Owls, April 6; Indiana Wild, April 8; and Rainforest, April 9, all at 11 a.m. at Cool Creek Nature Center in Westfield. Also, there’s an Easter Egg Hike at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. April 3. Visit MyHamiltonCountyParks.com
27. Enjoy Music Bingo Tuesdays at Deer Creek Pub & Bistro, with the next event at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Noblesville pub located in Harbourtown Shoppes.
28. Thursday Night Board Games at 8:30 p.m. April 8 at Moonshot Games in downtown Noblesville.
29. Attend a reception for “Let’s Talk About Roundabouts” at 3 p.m. April 9 at the Nickel Plate Arts Campus in Noblesville.
30. Enjoy Something Like That Band perform at 9 p.m. April 10 at Barley Island Brewing Co. in Noblesville.
31. Partake in the 2021 Noblesville’s Best Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. April 11 at the First Christian Church in Noblesville.
32. Join the Dine to Donate for Hinkle Creek Elementary from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 14 at the Boathouse Kitchen & Swan Dive in Cicero.
33. Watch for an upcoming spring after-hours music series on Thursday nights in downtown Noblesville restaurants expected to begin in mid-April.
34. Enjoy the music of Austin James 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. April 16 at Spencer Farm Winery in Noblesville.
35. Mark this year’s celebration of spring with the annual free Teter Wildflower Walk from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. April 18, with guided tours at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. at Teter Retreat on East 221st Street in Noblesville.
36. Enjoy Blatchley Nature Study Club’s annual free wildflower walk on April 24 at 125 Boulder Drive in Noblesville, typically 1 to 5 p.m.
37. Visit Fairyville activities at the Hamilton County Artists’ Association 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 24 at the Birdie Gallery in downtown Noblesville.
38. Applications are due by April 16 for the Nickel Plate Arts’ ninth annual Fairyhouse contest, which will be on display April 21-24, with an array of Fairyville activities downtown that include crafts by Caravan Classes, caboose rides, Fairy Toadstool fashion show, fairy tea party at Kiln Creations, Fairy Yoga and more. Visit https://nickelplatearts.org/fairyville/
39. Take a walk on Noblesville’s Riverwalk, or any of the local trails, or just enjoy your nearby parks. Also, test your archery skills at Koteewi Range (and watch for opening of Aerial Adventures and K-Trails Equestrian Adventure) at Strawtown Koteewi Park in Noblesville, and camp at White River Campground in Cicero.
40. Also, Save the date: Auditions for Stone Soup’s “Once Upon A Mattress” summer youth production (must have completed kindergarten and not yet entered Grade 9) will be 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. May 1 at 587 Westfield Road in Noblesville. Memorize a short monologue and sing 16 bars of a song. Must be available for tech week and all show dates July 12-18.

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