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August 2021

We Can Camp – Weekend 5

August 28 @ 1:00 pm - August 29 @ 10:00 am

LOVE THE IDEA OF CAMPING AS A FAMILY BUT DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START? Join us as you learn basic camping skills, enjoy fun outdoor experiences and spend the night on our grounds in a tent! This program is perfect for first-time campers or anyone looking for a refresher. We provide all the camping gear you’ll need, along with modern restrooms and overnight security. Please note: overnight camping at Conner Prairie is only available during this program; we do not…

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September 2021

Sunflower Pop-Up Wedding Weekend

September 4 @ 9:00 am - September 6 @ 8:00 pm

Are you longing for the ease and simplicity of elopement, but would really love something a bit more...unique? Conner Prairie has created a perfect solution! Elevate the day you exchange vows with our Pop-Up Wedding Weekend on Labor Day weekend, September 4th, 5th and 6th. Set among stunning sunflower fields on our western grounds, we crafted a weekend of two-hour celebrations for up to 50 guests. Click here to learn more about our Pop-Up Wedding Weekend. And don't wait! There…

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Conner Prairie Open for Labor Day

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come explore Conner Prairie this Labor Day! Click here to reserve your admissions.

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First Responders Day

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

To honor those who protect the community, Conner Prairie is thrilled to offer free admissions for first responders with a valid photo ID, along with a 50% discount on admission for guests. Thank you for all you do! Did you know Conner Prairie also offers military discounts? Click here to learn more.

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Member Appreciation Week

September 12 @ 10:00 am - September 18 @ 5:00 pm

Conner Prairie is happy to offer members a week of exclusive experiences, discounts, and a little extra love to thank them for their continued support. From September 12th-18th, we will be running a discounted membership promotion, giveaways, and several unique activities for our beloved members. Each day, members will have the chance to participate in at least one of the following activities: fishing at the pond, racing down the tubing hill, enjoying a unique animal meet & greet, completing a…

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September Home School Day

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

On this day, any homeschool family can visit Conner Prairie for our current school group rates without the usual requirement of having a group of 15 students or more. Explore the variety of learning opportunities Conner Prairie has to offer in our seven historic areas. Meet the residents of 1836 Prairietown and experience Indiana’s brush with the Civil War at 1863 Civil War Journey. Also be sure to explore the Conner House, and take a journey out to Treetop Outpost.…

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Smithsonian Museum Day

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore Conner Prairie and other participating museums and cultural institutions across the country. This is a free event, but you must reserve your tickets. Click here to learn more. During lunch enjoy musical selections from Traditional Colombian Harpist Rodrigo Hernández from 11 through noon and Peruvian Singer Criollisima con Sentimiento-Maribel Andrade from 12-1 pm.

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Storytelling Series

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on September 23, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 25, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 30, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Come to Conner Prairie for an evening of Storytelling. Join us for a journey through early Indiana history highlighting the importance of Lenape culture. Our premier storytellers, including Mike Pace and Dwight Gallian, will regale you in an immersive storytelling experience. Click here to learn more and reserve your tickets!

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Festival of Machines

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

If you want to get up close and personal with machines big and small, this is your chance. Featuring classic cars and vintage vehicles, big machines for children to climb on, hands-on activities, and a chance to learn about what people in the past thought of the future of transportation. Presented by: The Hagerman Group Click here to learn more!

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Explore the Arts: The STEAMPUNKS

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

THE STEAMPUNKS crank up the gears of music and fun in a show featuring music inspired by the machines that fueled the Age of Industry. The four-piece family band, clad in “steampunk” style costumes, incorporates a variety of instruments and musical styles as they present machine-related songs. Performances at 12pm and 2pm. Click here to learn more.

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