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September 2021

September 25
10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
ACRES Land Trust Dustin Barn
1992 Chapman Rd.
Huntertown, IN 46748
$20

2021 Indiana Barn Foundation Barn Tour: Allen and DeKalb Counties

Northeast

Enjoy a fall tour featuring more than ten iconic Hoosier barns, and pick up a booklet highlighting Indiana’s historic barn types, their uses and their history.

September 27
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Monroe County Convention Center
302 S. College Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Free

Gather ’round the Table: With Us, About Us

South

Join Bloomington’s Council for Community Accessibility in a community-wide reading-and-discussion program featuring About Us: Essays from the Disability Series of the New York Times.

September 28
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Black Acre Garden
5529 Bonna Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46219 United States
Free

Books, Booze & Brains: Bloodchild and Other Stories

Join us for our monthly book club for the scientifically curious!

October 2021

October 2 CDT – November 14 CDT
Atheneum Visitors Center
401 N. Arthur St.
New Harmony, IN 47631
Free

Water/Ways Indiana Tour: New Harmony

Southwest

Dive into water—an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically.

October 2
10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Atheneum Visitors Center
401 N. Arthur St.
New Harmony, IN 47631
Free

Water/Ways Opening Reception

Southwest

Join us as we celebrate the Smithsonian in New Harmony! A ribbon cutting ceremony will occur at 10 a.m. with a reception and light refreshments to follow.

October 2
11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Woodruff Place
735 Woodruff Place East Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46201 United States
Free

Meet Mary

Central

Stop by the Bookmark Indy table at the Woodruff Place Flea Market for the chance to chat with Mary from The Magnificent Ambersons and learn about Woodruff Place in the early 20th century.

October 2
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
The Heart of Lebanon
103 E. Main St.
Lebanon, IN 46052
Free

History in the Heart

Central

Celebrate with the Heart of Lebanon as it releases a new self-guided walking tour of Lebanon’s historic courthouse square.

October 8
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Flatwoods Park
9499 Flatwoods Rd
Gosport, IN 47433
$15

Campfires: Flatwoods Park Trek

South

Is there a better way to enjoy a crisp fall evening than by gazing at the stars? Join us at Monroe County’s largest park, Flatwoods, for a sunset walk on…

October 12
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Online
$10

Virtual Indiana History Teacher Workshop: The Story Of The Buffalo Trace

Online

Join Indiana’s Historic Pathways for an online workshop about the Buffalo Trace. Geared toward teachers of grades 3–5, the workshop shares the history of this early route through southern Indiana and offers ideas on how to incorporate the information into the classroom via hands-on activities.

October 13
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Centerpoint Brewing Company
1125 East Brookside Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Free

Architectural Trivia Contest with Bookmark Indy & Preserve Greater Indy

Central

Join us Wednesday, October 13th, at Centerpoint Brewing in the Circle City Industrial Complex for our annual architectural history trivia contest! This year, Preserve Greater Indy is co-hosting the event with Indiana…

October 20
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Atheneum Visitors Center
401 N. Arthur St.
New Harmony, IN 47631
Free

Mussels: A Shell of Indiana’s Rivers

Southwest

The past, present and future of Indiana’s water can be told through our 75-plus species of freshwater mussels, which places Indiana in the top ten of U.S. states for mussel…

October 23
8:30 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Atheneum Visitors Center
401 N. Arthur St.
New Harmony, IN 47631
$10

7th Annual Wonderful Wabash

Southwest

Join us on Saturday, October 23rd for the 7th annual Wonderful Wabash Canoe Event. This year’s route will start at the boat launch under the I-64 Bridge on the Illinois…

October 26
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Virtual
Free

Books, Booze & Brains: The Perfect Predator

Join us for our monthly book club for the scientifically curious!

November 2021

November 7
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST
Virtual
$10

Virtual Campfires: Burn’s Ditch

Online

Join us for a virtual exploration of Burn’s Ditch!

November 20 EST – January 2, 2022 EST
West Vigo Elementary School
501 W Olive St.
West Terre Haute, 47885
Free

Water/Ways Indiana Tour: West Terre Haute

West

Dive into water—an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically.

November 30
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Virtual
Free

Books, Booze & Brains: Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics

Join us for our monthly book club for the scientifically curious!

January 2022

January 8, 2022 EST – February 20, 2022 EST
Jefferson County Public Library
420 West Main Street
Madison, IN 47250
Free

Water/Ways Indiana Tour: Madison

Southeast

Dive into water—an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically.

February 2022

February 26, 2022 EST – April 10, 2022 EST
Cope Environmental Center
1730 Airport Road
Centerville, IN 47330
Free

Water/Ways Indiana Tour: Centerville

East

Dive into water—an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically.