Festival adjustments ensure a safe experience during COVID-19 November 16, 2020 INDIANAPOLIS — For the second year in a row, visitors can once again enjoy A Merry Prairie Holiday while experiencing Conner Prairie’s magical festival in a new, safer way. Beginning Friday, November 27 through Sunday, December 20 and on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 22-23,…

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Before long, our beautiful Indiana autumn will turn into an Indiana winter. Start your day off right by heading to Conner Prairie for a quick jaunt around our beautiful grounds!  10:30am –  Begin your day in an uplifting way – soaring above the trees, 370 feet from the ground on our 1859 Balloon Voyage. From…

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Is there a more classic pairing than autumn and covered bridges? Enjoy a perfect fall experience featuring a couple of Central Indiana’s most prized bridges, starting at Conner Prairie! 10am: Soak in mid-morning sunshine as you venture out to Conner Prairie’s Howe Truss style covered bridge. Named Cedar Chapel, it was built in 1884, brought…

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Heartland Film Announces Partnership with Conner Prairie for a Pop-Up Drive-In Theatre experience during the 29th Annual Heartland International Film Festival this October August 27, 2020 – Heartland Film has announced the exciting addition of a Conner Prairie Pop-Up Drive-In Theatre to its list of drive-in events scheduled for the 2020 Heartland International Film Festival…

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Broccoli Apple Slaw

Broccoli Apple Slaw Recipe What You’ll Need: 12 oz package broccoli slaw mix 1 diced apple 3/4 cup dried cranberries 3/4 cup fat free greek yogurt 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup honey Instructions: Combine broccoli slaw mix, diced apple and dried cranberries into a bowl. In a separate bowl combine…

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Apple Butter Coffee Cake

The Apple Store at Conner Prairie Presents: Apple Butter Coffee Cake What You’ll Need: 2 1/4 cup biscuit mix 2 tbsp sugar 1 cup apple butter 2 beaten eggs 3 tbsp brown sugar 1/4 tsp cloves 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix together your biscuit mix,…

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Apple Corn Muffins

Apple Corn Muffins Recipe What You’ll Need: 1 cup corn flour 1 tbsp baking powder 1 cup flour 1/2 cup cornmeal 1/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup milk 1 egg 1 apple, peeled and chopped 1/3 cup corn kernels Instructions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F Mix all dry ingredients in a large bowl. In…

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TAC Grilled Cheese

Turkey Apple and Cheddar Grilled Cheese Recipe What You’ll Need: 2 slices of sourdough bread Butter 1/2 an apple cut into thick slices 2 slices each of white cheddar and Colby cheese 1 slice of turkey breast Instructions: Butter bread slices and set stove to medium heat. Place butter side down in the pan. Layer…

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Chicken Curry Soup

Chicken Curry Soup Recipe What You’ll Need: 1 1/2 chopped apples 6oz frozen soup veggies 6oz frozen russet potatoes 6oz chopped chicken breast, cooked 1 tablespoon curry powder 1/2 teaspoon each of coarse salt and ground white pepper 1 teaspoon fresh thyme 32oz chicken stock 1/4 cup apple cider 1 cup cream Instructions: In a…

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Autumn Flatbread

Learn how to make our Autumn Flatbread What You’ll Need: 1 Wewalka refrigerated flatbread dough 1 onion, sliced thinly 1 tablespoon butter 1-3 tablespoon olive oil half an apple, thickly sliced 4 oz blue cheese 2 oz prosciutto fresh thyme parchment paper Remove dough from wrapper and unwind. Place dough side down on fresh parchment…

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Sourdough starter

Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls Recipe Hey friends, the time has come for us to make cinnamon rolls. I’m very excited. For me, right now, it’s almost 10:00 in the evening. This is another one of those overnight doughs that we have to make ahead, but that’s very normal with sourdough baking. So it’s just something to…

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Sourdough starter

Have you ever wondered how to make your own sourdough bread? Or wondered what it is? Follow along with our new series, The Sourdough Diaries.

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Sourdough starter

Sourdough Starter Day 8 Hi friends. Sarah here – Sourdough Diaries, day number eight. I just wanted to update you about what happened with our sourdough starters yesterday. Now, I’m very surprised – I’m always surprised – that the one that I was about to give up on – the one that was very thin…

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Sourdough starter

Have you ever wondered how to make your own sourdough bread? Or even wondered what is sourdough, anyways? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We’re starting a new series here called Sourdough Diaries.

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Sourdough starter

Have you ever wondered how to make your own sourdough bread? Or even wondered what is sourdough, anyways? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We’re starting a new series here called Sourdough Diaries.

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Sourdough starter

Have you ever wondered how to make your own sourdough bread? Or even wondered what is sourdough, anyways? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We’re starting a new series here called Sourdough Diaries.

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1859 Balloon Voyage

March 13, 2020 – Fishers, IN — In alignment with its peer organizations and recommendations from the CDC and Governor Holcomb, Conner Prairie will be closed from Saturday, March 14 through Monday, March 30 to limit potential exposure to and spread of COVID-19. This is a total closure, including exhibits and all scheduled special events.

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Life Without Limits - Disability Awareness Month

The City of Fishers and Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability will host their fourth annual, month-long celebration of National Disability Awareness Month in March. The celebration, presented by Conner Prairie and Fishers YMCA, strives to bring awareness to what life is like for those physical and intellectual disabilities through a series of special events and initiatives throughout the city.

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