INDIANAPOLIS - Beer, food trucks, farmers markets and more. Here's the scoop on some events this Friday and weekend in Indianapolis with #INDYTODAY.
Every day, we'll keep you in the loop on happenings in Indy. This weekend, there are a few items on the to-do list that might tickle your fancy.
Food Truck Fridays
THEY'RE HEEEERE! Take a break from the office and head out to Georgia Street for the weekly tradition, which picks back up for the spring Friday! From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. head to the west block of Georgia Street to pick from more than 15 food trucks. Barbecue, pizza, cupcakes, Mexican food and more.
The food trucks are so good, Food Network show "Eat Street" visited Indianapolis to get the scoop on the amazing tastes offered.
Looking for a particular truck, or don't know where the heck the west block of Georgia Street is? No worries! Here's an awesome food truck locator.
Beer for a good cause
The Indiana City Brewing Company is hosting the "Raise a Pint for the Obelisk" fundraiser from 2 to 10 p.m., aimed at raising money to restore the National Road obelisk on Washington Street. Every pint sold will generate $1 toward the $5,000 goal. Mayor Greg Ballard, members of Angie's List and others will be in attendance.
Indy Winter Farmers Market
If you haven't visited the downtown farmers market, you really ought to. It provides a venue for farmers and producers to directly connect with consumers. You can find it from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Platform in the west wing of the historic Indianapolis City Market.
Indiana Icons exhibition
If you're planning to be downtown Friday evening, stop by the Conrad Hotel at 50 W. Washington St. beginning at 6 p.m. to visit the "Indiana Icons" exhibition. The event will display the portraits of many Hoosier icons (drawn by artist Constance Edwards Scopelitis), including Bobby Knight, Wes Montgomery and Madame C.J. Walker.
With October's world-renowned Heartland Film Festival just 7 months away, a special two-day festival event begins Friday night at Franklin's Historic Artcraft Theatre. The "Best of the Fest" festival will showcase six of the top independent films from the Heartland Film Festival. The first film begins at 7 p.m. Friday, followed by another at 10. General admission is $5.
"Music for All" Festival
Student musicians from across the U.S. are arriving in Indianapolis for the "Music for All" national festival. It began Thursday and runs through Saturday at the Warren Performing Arts Center and Butler University. Forty ensembles will take part in the 23rd annual festival. Admission to several performances are free and tickets to featured events can be purchased at Ticket Master's website.