Children’s Entertainment Series

Join us for singing, dancing, and musical exploration in our beautiful Featherston Barn Patio! Lift your voice, lift your spirit, clap, shout, stomp, and holler along with local children’s musicians who’ll share songs for kids and their families. Showtimes: 10:30 Performances are 30 minutes.

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Exploration Saturday: Historical Cooking

Pickles

Please note this event is for the Morning session. Explore historical cooking, from farm to fork! Learn how Indiana’s first inhabitants ate and gardened, how settlers preserved food before refrigeration, why a package from home meant everything to Civil War soldiers, and so much more! As you gather knowledge, you can gather recipes as well…

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Exploration Saturday: Historical Cooking

Pickles

Please note this event is for the Afternoon session. Explore historical cooking, from farm to fork! Learn how Indiana’s first inhabitants ate and gardened, how settlers preserved food before refrigeration, why a package from home meant everything to Civil War soldiers, and so much more! As you gather knowledge, you can gather recipes as well…

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Exploration Saturday: Historical Cooking

Pickles

Please note this event is for the Morning session. Explore historical cooking, from farm to fork! Learn how Indiana’s first inhabitants ate and gardened, how settlers preserved food before refrigeration, why a package from home meant everything to Civil War soldiers, and so much more! As you gather knowledge, you can gather recipes as well…

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Glorious Fourth

Fourth of July in Prairietown

The Fourth of July is a truly important day for Prairietown – and you’re invited to join the celebration! Glorious Fourth is a special day of Independence Day programming at Conner Prairie. Step into the story of our nation in 1836 Prairietown and interact with our interpreters to experience firsthand the history of American independence.…

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Children’s Entertainment Series

Join us for singing, dancing, and musical exploration in our beautiful Featherston patio! Lift your voice, lift your spirit, clap, shout, stomp, and holler along with local children’s musicians who’ll share songs for kids and their families. Sing along, dance, stomp, clap, and be silly with popular local children’s performer Mr. Daniel, as he brings…

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Exploration Saturday: Nature

Explore Nature

Please note this event is for the Afternoon session. Let the Field Guide lead you on an adventure as you visit the grounds of Conner Prairie. These self-guided activities will help you learn more about Indiana’s natural history and how the land has changed over time. Who knows, you might meet a new animal or…

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Children’s Entertainment Series

Join us for singing, dancing, and musical exploration in our beautiful Lilly Theater! Lift your voice, lift your spirit, clap, shout, stomp, and holler along with local children’s musicians who’ll share songs for kids and their families. Combining unique and imaginative songs and storytelling come rock out with Ruditoonz! Indiana musician Scott Rudicel (“Rudi” to…

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Exploration Saturday: Nature

Explore Nature

Please note: this event is for the Morning session. Let the Field Guide lead you on an adventure as you visit the grounds of Conner Prairie. These self-guided activities will help you learn more about Indiana’s natural history and how the land has changed over time. Who knows, you might meet a new animal or…

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Exploration Saturday: Nature

Please note: this event is for the Afternoon session. Let the Field Guide lead you on an adventure as you visit the grounds of Conner Prairie. These self-guided activities will help you learn more about Indiana’s natural history and how the land has changed over time. Who knows, you might meet a new animal or…

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Exploration Saturday: Nature

Please note, this event is for the Morning 10AM-1PM session. Let the Field Guide lead you on an adventure as you visit the grounds of Conner Prairie. These self-guided activities will help you learn more about Indiana’s natural history and how the land has changed over time. Who knows, you might meet a new animal…

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Sensory Friendly Hours – Cancelled

Sensory Friendly

Sensory Friendly Hours will not take place on April 5. As a public health precaution, the Conner Prairie is postponing or canceling all public events, programming and gatherings through April 13. We appreciate your understanding.

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Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day – Cancelled

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day 2020 will not take place on April 4. As a public health precaution, the Smithsonian is postponing or canceling all public events, programming and gatherings through April 13. We appreciate your understanding.

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Passport to Hi-Tech – Cancelled

Passport to Hi-Tech

COVID-19 and the current concerns of community spread have raised novel issues for us and many other businesses. Due to the cancellation of our vendors, Conner Prairie and Women & Hi Tech are cancelling the March 14th Passport to Hi-Tech special programming. Conner Prairie is keeping it’s doors open and looks forward to welcoming you this weekend for our standard programming.

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Conner Prairie Helps the City of Fishers celebrate Disability Awareness Month in March

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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Sensory Friendly Hours

Sensory Friendly

The first Sunday of every month will be Sensory Friendly Hours. Exhibit components that make noise will be turned off (the Dry Goods Store in Civil War Journey will be off, but the building will remain open for guests.) All quiet spaces can be utilized, and staff trained in Sensory Friendly Practices will be on hand in case anyone needs assistance.

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Outdoor Excursions – Lenape Storytelling

Outdoor Excursions - Lenape Storytelling

Join us for an outdoor excursion to our Lenape Indian Camp where you will meet a Fur Trader. He will tell you stories of the wilderness and Frontier lore in a warm cabin with a cozy fire. Afterwards you will come inside and do a craft related to the stories you will hear. Upcoming Themes:…

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Sensory Friendly Santa

Sensory Friendly Santa

Come and visit Santa in a quiet, Sensory Friendly Space. You are welcome to sit and talk with him, and get a photo, but you certainly don’t have to. There will be tables set up with cookies, milk, water, and lemonade.

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