Event Calendar – Week of 2/5

Today

The Center Presents: East Coast Chamber Orchestra ● Accompanied by the Indianapolis International Violin Competition, the East Coast Chamber Orchestra combines fresh interpretations with passionate and joyous playing.  ● 7:30 p.m. ● Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts, 1 Center Green, Carmel ● Starts at $30; Starts at $10 for students under 18 ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

Top Shelf Tuesday! ● Enjoy your favorite after-work drink and warm up next to a fireplace with $2 off any call liquor. ● Hearthstone Coffee House & Pub, 8235 E. 116th St., Fishers ● 436-7049 ● www.hearthstonecoffee.com

 

Wednesday

Geckos Exhibit at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis ● Watch these lizards run up walls and across ceilings while barking, hissing, and breaking off their own tails. Can your pets do that? ● 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday through May 15 ● 3000 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis ● Price included with museum admission ● 334-3322 ● www.childrensmuseum.org

 

 

Thursday

Actors Theatre of Indiana Presents ‘The Musical of Musicals’ at the Studio Theatre ● This satire takes aim at musicals by using different musical styles to tell the a single story: “You Must Pay The Rent.” It’s an Off-Broadway production that pokes at the big names, like Rodgers and Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Weber. ● 7:30 p.m. Thursday ● 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday ● 2 p.m. Sunday ● $40 for single full, $36.25 for senior and single student tickets ● 355 City Center Dr., Carmel ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

9 to 5: The Musical’ ● Based on the 1980 comedy movie starring Dolly Parton, three office workers seek revenge on their sexist, egotistical, hypocrite of a boss. ● 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday ● 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday● Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis ● Starts at $37.50 ● 872-9664 ● www.beefandboards.com

 

Friday

Second City Comedy Improv 2013 Tour Laughing Matters ● Satiric comedy that leaves no politicians nor Hollywood socialites untouched; the audience is invited to participate. Second City has been touring more than 50 years and is responsible for the launch of comedians such as John Belushi, Dan Akroyd and Bill Murray. ● 7:30 p.m. ● Zionsville Performing Arts Center, 1000 Mulberry St., Zionsville ● $15 in advance at select Marsh locations; $20 at the door ● 873-3355, ext. 12940 ● www.tix.com

Jackie & Me’ ● A boy named Joey travels back into time to meet legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson. Joey learns how to face bullies after enduring taunts similar to ones that Robinson had. ● 7 p.m. ● Saturday 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. ● Indiana Repertory Theatre Upperstage, 140 W. Washington St., Indianapolis ● Starts at $25; $20 for students ● 635-5252 ● www.irtlive.com/

Ruinous Remake of Wizard of Oz’ ● An environmentally-friendly 21st Century comedy of the famous musical, Dorothy has a smart phone, the Tin Man is recyclable, the Scarecrow is stuffed with organic hay and the Cowardly Lion is a vegan. ● 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday ● The Milano Inn, 231 S. College Ave., Indianapolis ● Starting at $23.25 ● 684-0668 ● www.themysterycafeindy.com

 

Saturday

They Came from Mars and Landed Outside the Farndale Avenue Church Hall in Time for the Townswoman’s Guild’s Coffee Morning’ ● As the Farndale Ladies perform the story of a Martian attempting to steal a robot, the actress playing the robot has accidentally digested too much Valium, the lady playing the leading man has a nasty case of diarrhea and everyone else forgets their lines in this hilarious comedy. Reservations required. ● 8 p.m.; performances continue through Feb. 17 on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays. ● The Belfry Theatre, 10690 Greenfield Ave., Noblesville ● $15; $12 for children up to age 12 ● 773-1085 ● www.thebelfrytheatre.com

Hearthside Suppers by Candlelight ● Enjoy an authentic 19th century meal featuring beef broth with rivels, potato eggs, squash pie or pudding and Everlasting Syllabub. There will also be entertainment in the parlor. Reservations are required. ● Recommended for ages 10 and older ● 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday through Sunday ● Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers ● $60/person or $55/member   ● 776-6006 ● www.connerprairie.org

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Presents Mozart’s Flute & Harp Concerto ● Featuring Barber’s Canzonetta for Oboe and Strings; Mozart’s “Concerto for Flute and Harp” and Shostakovich’s “Symphony No. 5” ● 7:30 p.m. ● The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts, 1 Center Green, Carmel ● Starts at $10; college student tickets start at $10; high school and younger YouthPASS is $5 for most seats ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

MARCH 9:  Carmel Symphony Orchestra Presents Cameron Carpenter at the Palladium ● The performance features Cameron Carpenter, organ, and David Bowden, conductor. It also features Guilmant’s “Symphony No. 1 for Organ and Orchestra” and more. ● 7:30 p.m. ● Saturday, March 9 ● Starts at $10; college student tickets start at $10; high school and younger YouthPASS is $5 ● 1 Center Green, Carmel ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

APRIL 13: Carmel Symphony Orchestra Presents Beethoven’s Ninth at the Palladium ● David Bowden will conduct, with Rick Sowers as artistic director. The Anderson University Choirs will also take part in the performance. ● 7:30 p.m. ● Starts at $10; college student tickets start at $10; high school and younger YouthPASS is $5 for most seats ●1 Center Green, Carmel ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

 

Sunday

Blue Ribbon and Yellow Rose Carriage Tours ● Take your sweetheart downtown and enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride. ● Blue Ribbon Carriage Tour: 1 to 11 p.m ( 6 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Friday 6 p.m. to midnight, 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday).; Yellow Rose Carriage Tour: 4 to 11 p.m. ( 6 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, 4 p.m. to midnight Saturday) ● Blue Ribbon picks up and drops off passengers at various downtown areas; Yellow Rose picks up and drops off passengers at Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Ave., Indianapolis ● Pricing depends on length of tour ● 631-4169 for Blue Ribbon; 634-3400 for Yellow Rose ● www.blueribboncarriages.com; www.indycarriage.com

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