The Times photo by Betsy Reason
Noblesville Mayor John Ditslear (pictured with his wife, pastor Teri Ditslear) will be honored on Saturday during the 2019 Noblesville Mayor’s Charity Jubilee at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Noblesville. The City of Noblesville is partnering with six local nonprofits to play host for the event. Here, the Ditslears pose for a photo at the Noblesville Chamber of Commerce luncheon honoring Ditslear, who will retire at the end of this year after serving four terms, since 2004.
The Times photo by Betsy Reason Noblesville Mayor John Ditslear (pictured with his wife, pastor Teri Ditslear) will be honored on Saturday during the 2019 Noblesville Mayor’s Charity Jubilee at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Noblesville. The City of Noblesville is partnering with six local nonprofits to play host for the event. Here, the Ditslears pose for a photo at the Noblesville Chamber of Commerce luncheon honoring Ditslear, who will retire at the end of this year after serving four terms, since 2004.
It feels like winter is here, so we’ll be planning a lot more indoor activities, at least until it’s cold enough to make snow up at the tubing hill at Strawtown Koteewi Park in Noblesville.
Looking for something to do? The Times has you covered with 25 things to do in and around Noblesville.
Spencer Farm Winery will have its ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. today (Friday) to celebrate the opening of its new winery at Spencer Farm in Noblesville.
Noblesville First United Methodist Church will have its annual Bags, Baskets and Blessings Party at 5:30 p.m. today (Friday), with auctions, bags, food, and tickets are $8 in advance (call Karen 248-752-2931) or $10 at the door, proceeds to the UMC women’s missions.
Hamilton Heights High School will present “Beauty and the Beast,” the Broadway musical, at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at HHHS Auditorium, with tickets at $7 for adults, $5 for students, free to ages 3 and younger.
Wayland’s Warriors Childhood Cancer Benefit and fall festival will be from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. today at the Olde Barn in Noblesville, in honor of youth Wayland Villar, who died at age 4 in 2013 of DIPG (diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a malignant tumor that starts in the brain stem) and to help find a cure.
A brand new Songwriters in the Round is presented by Notlehs Entertainment at Preservation Hall (formerly Logan Street Sanctuary). The show will be recorded for a new show on The Moonshine and Music channel on YouTube called Moonshine Circle.
Six Points Church in Sheridan invites everyone to attend its Holiday Bazaar, from 9 .am. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.
The City of Noblesville is partnering with six local nonprofits to play host to the 2019 Noblesville Mayor’s Charity Jubilee, honoring Mayor John Ditslear, on Saturday at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Noblesville. This year’s beneficiaries include Noblesville Firefighters Christmas Food & Toy Drive, Good Samaritan Network of Hamilton County, Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville, Fueled for School in Hamilton County, Noblesville Youth Assistance Program and Trinity Free Clinic.
Celebrate our military veterans -- including hometown heroes Michael Farley, Frank E. Huntzinger and Ralph W. Lehr -- at the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday at the Hamilton County Veterans War Memorial on the Courthouse Square in Noblesville. A brief ceremony will follow at Riverside Cemetery, with food served after the event at the Noblesville American Legion Post No. 45 and the VFW Post 6246.
Primeval Brewing, a new European-inspired craft brewery on Logan Street in downtown Noblesville, will have a public grand opening of brewery and taproom from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Nov. 15.
Refuge Christian Church Christian Women's Circle invite the community to its Chili Supper from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at the church on 196th Street in Noblesville. The menu features chili crackers, homemade cornbread, hot dogs, veggie tray, dessert and drink. Donations will be accepted, and carryout is available. Proceeds will go to seven local schools with Christmas gifts and to help the church buy for a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) unit.
Noblesville East Middle School’s fall musical, “Annie Jr.” will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 and 16 and 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at Ivy Tech in Noblesville, with tickets at $5 for adults, $3 for students. Tickets go on sale to the public today.
Main Street Productions presents “Over the River and Through the Woods,” directed by Doug Davis, for three weekends, Nov. 15-Dec. 1, at Westfield Playhouse.
Underground Railroad Ghost Walk is Nov. 15 in Westfield.
Sweets with Santa is Nov. 16 at Hamilton Town Center in Noblesville.
A Christmas Gift & Craft Bazaar is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 16 at Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Noblesville.
Noblesville Preservation Alliance will have an open house for Preservation Hall (formerly Logan Street Sanctuary) from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 17.
Humane Society for Hamilton County’s 13th annual Tinsel & Tails Holiday Petacular fundraiser is 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Ritz Charles in Carmel.
Nickel Plate Express’ Reindeer Ride Express boards at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Nov. 23, 24, 29, 30, Dec. 1, 7 and 8; with additional rides at 8 p.m Nov. 23, 29, 30 and Dec. 7; with only a 3 p.m. ride on Dec. 14, Forest Park in Noblesville.
Good Samaritan Network’s sixth annual Hamilton County Festival of Trees is Nov. 23 at Bridgewater Country Club in Carmel, featuring auction of Christmas trees, wreaths and more with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and dinner, for $75 per person at www.gsnlive.org.
Noblesville Tree Lighting is 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Hamilton County Government & Judicial Center, featuring indoor holiday entertainment followed by the tree lighting.
Hamilton County Theatre Guild presents a holiday play with a comedic twist in the Doris Baizley adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic, “A Christmas Carol,” directed by Nancy Lafferty, Nov. 29-Dec. 15, at The Belfry Theatre in Noblesville.
A Merry Prairie Holiday, new holiday festival, opens Nov. 29 at Conner Prairie in Fishers.
The 11th annual Hoosier Artisan Boutique is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov 30 at the 4-H Fairgrounds.
Shop Small Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 30 at The 12 Shops of Christmas event in Cicero.
Small Business Saturday in Downtown Noblesville is all day Nov. 30.
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