THE INDY TIMES
- Clermont Lions Club NHRA Camping
- IMS — Allmendinger Makes History
- Inaugural Hoosier Classic—Swanson finishes with $77,000 win at the Hoosier Classic USAC Silver Crown
- Carb Night Classic
- Danica Patrick To Drive Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Pace Car at 105th Indianapolis 500
- MotoAmerica Rolls into IMS
- IMS Harvest GP
- Sato Earns Second Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge Victory
- Indy 500 Drivers Pay Surprise Visits to Local Fans after Annual Drivers' Meeting
- Indiana State Fairgrounds — Weekend of Motorsports
- NHRA Mello Yello
- IMS Harvick Wins Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Victory
- NHRA Nationals for Beginners
- Special Indy 500 Flyover Footage Provides Bird's Eye View of Race Day
THIS WEEK'S FEATURED BUSINESS
Lisa Schmitz, Owner of "Where Pigs Fly and Such" Floral Designs
by Yvonne McCann
INDIANAPOLIS, IN — August 29, 2021
Lisa Schmitz manages the Mars Hill Arts Center and owns “Where Pigs Fly and Such,” a floral design company noted for wedding and event flower arrangements. Watch Floral Demo
CIRCLE CITY RACEWAY RETURNS SUNDAY WITH CRATE LM'S, SPRINT CARS
Indianapolis, IN - After a couple of weeks off, Circle City Raceway returns to action this Sunday night, for a special Labor Day-eve action packed night. Racing on Sunday will be Crate Dirt Late Models, along with the UMP Modifieds, and the premier of the Steel Block Sprint Car Series, plus Fords and Legends in competition. Spectator gates will open at 530pm, with hot laps beginning at 6pm, and racing to begin following hot laps at approximately 7pm.
Tickets are only $10 for adults, with Children twelve and under free with a paid adult.
Circle City Raceway is located at 7300 East Troy Avenue, right off of Southeastern avenue and Troy Avenue, at the intersection of I-74 and I-465. For more information, news and instructions, check out CircleCityRaceway.com or on Facebook at Circle City Raceway or Twitter @CircleCityDirt.
Celebrate the 1850's canal era with canal boat rides, interactive museum, artisan demonstrations, food, and music.
by Yvonne McCann
History is alive at the Wabash & Erie Canal Park and Interpretive Center, a heritage tourism attraction. The Canal Park celebrates the role the canal played in the mid-1800s through 1870. Despite efforts to make the Wabash & Erie Canal work, the project was impractical. Its limited use (the canal disabled by freezing temperatures, drought, or flooding) couldn’t compete with the railroad’s reliability. However, the Wabash & Erie Canal had a significant influence on all aspects of life in Delphi. Take a self-guided jaunt, usually lasting 45 minutes, through the world-class museum to learn the history. They offer group tours, which must be arranged in advance for a fee. More information on these tours can be found on their website at https://wabashanderiecanal.org.
A series of oil paintings highlight the historical sites starting with the canal’s creation by artist Terry Lacy. The museum opens from 1:00 to 4:00 in the afternoon every day starting Memorial Day weekend and continues through Christmas.
A replica boat, “The Delphi,” takes passengers on a re-watered section of the canal. Public boat rides are on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. She operates from mid-May into October.
The Historic 1850s Pioneer Village buildings are “fully” run by volunteers on two festival days, “Canal Days” in July and “Christmas at to the Canal” in December. The buildings include the Blacksmith, Broom/Basket Maker, School House, Loom House, Fouts Cabin, Cooper, and Papermaker. Pets are welcome in the Village but not in the cabins. Visitors are also welcome to walk through Pioneer Village on their own.
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