‘Addams Family’ (snap, snap), Fever lead weekend

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‘Addams Family’ (snap, snap), Fever lead weekend

Posted on: May 17th, 2014 by tommyj

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The Addams Family

Various times through Sunday, May 18, Clowes Hall, 4602 Sunset Avenue, $25-$96.65, (317) 940-6444 or cloweshall.org.

Wednesday Addams, the "Princess of Darkness," has fallen in love, and her creepy, kooky, all-together ooky family is shocked. From the creator of the "Jersey Boys" comes this comedy-musical about the ever-macabre Addams Family and their ghoulish antics. All your favorite characters from the TV show and movies are in on the action as they try to reason with their daughter’s new-found lifestyle.

Indiana Fever home opener

7 p.m. Saturday, May 17, Bankers Life Fieldhouse,125 S. Pennsylvania St., $13-$115, (317) 917-2727 orwww.ticketmaster.com.

Indiana Fever

Under head coach Lin Dunn, the Fever have been hot for several years, having won the WNBA championship in 2012 and their conference semifinals last year. This season, the Fever open the season with four rookies, as well as 12-year veteran All-Star Tamika Catchings. The team’s season carries on through August, so more than just the weather should be hot this summer.

Mayberry in the Midwest

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 17, and Sunday, May 18, downtown Danville, (317) 745-3007 or visitdowntowndanville.com


This weekend, downtown Danville will transform into Mayberry in honor of the "The Andy Griffith Show." Actress Maggie Peterson, who played Charlene Darling, and Rodney Dillard, one of the Darling Boys, will attend and hold a meet-and-greet with fans. There also will be a Mayberry parade, an art fair, a tribute show and Mayberry-themed contests .

Rascal Flatts

7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 17, Klipsch Music Center, 12880 E. 146th St., Noblesville, LiveNation.com or (800) 745-3000.


The 26th season of concerts at Klipsch Music Center opens with a visit from Rascal Flatts. The country-pop trio — Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney — is on tour to promote its just-released "Rewind" album. Tickets are $28.75 to 65.25.

Broad Ripple Art Fair

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 18, Indianapolis Art Center, 820 E. 67th St. (317) 255-2464, www.indplsartcenter.org.

Broad Ripple Art Fair

Dozens of hands-on art activities and demonstrations are available in every studio inside the Art Center. One ticket is good for both days at this fair that features 225 artists, food and live music. Adult ticket is $15 at the gate.

Brick Street Market

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 17, Main Street, Zionsville; (317) 873-3836, www.zionsvillechamber.org.

Brick Street Market

Jim Wilson of Zionsville, framed by a giant fish weather vane, looks at other creations by Jim and Delina Carter of New Castle, Ind., during the 2010 Brick Street Market Art-Antique-Craft Show in Zionsville.

Tell your friends you saw an artist making sculptures out of bicycle parts. It’s possible at this free fair with more than 175 artist vendors on Zionsville’s Main Street.

Lemonade Day

Saturday, May 17. Find a list of stand locations on the Lemonade Day website, www.indianapolis.lemonadeday.org.

Lemonade DAy

A national program, Lemonade Day teaches kids how to start, own and operate their own business by way of a lemonade stand. There will be thousands of lemonade stands set up throughout central Indiana — in 2013 over 20,000 Indianapolis area children signed up.

Bubble Palooza

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 17, Johnson County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairground St., Franklin. www.eventbrite.com.

Bubble Palooza is a 3-mile fun walk or run for the whole family through bubbles and packets of color. Be prepared to get colorful and messy by the end of the course. Raises money for Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St. Vincent and the American Diabetes Association. $45 per person; ages 7 and younger are free.

Sour + Wild + Funk Fest

2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 17, Indianapolis City Market, 222 E. Market St., (317) 602-3931.

City Market sour beer fest

Take a walk on the wild side at this event focusing exclusively on Lamic, Flanders, Farmhouse and Saison-style ales from more than 20 Midwestern breweries. Sample sour, vinous and funky beers along with light snacks. $45.

Spotlight 2014: Out Loud

8 p.m. Monday, Clowes Hall, 4602 Sunset Ave., $25-$150, (317) 940-6444 or cloweshall.org.


For 20 years, Indy’s arts community has used Spotlight to raise money for the Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis fundraising program, which has provided more than $10 million to more than 75 partner organizations in Indiana for HIV prevention and testing programs.

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