September 28, 2021

#MUSTDO

Today
  • Dawes | Tues., Sept. 28 | 8 p.m. | Old National Centre | $29+ | Dawes has been a favorite of American folk rock fans for more than a decade. 🎤
Wednesday
  • Alice Cooper with Ace Frehley | Wed., Sept. 29 | 7:30 p.m. | TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park | $25+ | School might not be out anymore, but you can still catch this rock + roll superstar performing his new album, “Detroit Stories.” 🎸
Thursday
  • Indianapolis Live Career & Job Fair | Thurs., Sept. 30 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Meet with the top hiring and recruiting companies in Indianapolis. 
  • Coffee Classical Series | Thurs., Sept. 30 | 11 a.m. | Hilbert Circle Theatre | $10+ | Journey through American music of the last century in this abbreviated lunchtime performance from the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. 🎻
  • Circle City Nights | Thurs., Sept. 30 | 7:05 p.m. | Victory Field | $12+ | Watch the Indians play against the Nashville Sounds in their Indy-inspired jerseys for the last time + auction them off for charity. ⚾
  • Latin Dance Party | Thurs., Sept. 30 | 6 p.m. | The Jazz Kitchen | $10 after 8 p.m. | Cut a rug at this popular dance night, complete with a DJ playing a variety of musical styles + free dance lessons. 💃
Friday
  • Puppy Rave Benefiting IndyHumane | Fri., Oct. 1 | 6 p.m. | Shred 415 Carmel, 11503 Spring Mill Rd. | $20 | A workout class, blacklights, free “happy hour” drinks + a great cause…what's not to love? 🐶
  • Irvington Ghost Tour | Fri., Oct. 1 | 7 p.m. | Irving Theater | $20 | Join the first of many Irvington Ghost Tours happening in October to hear ghostly stories + get a healthy 1.5 mile walk in while you’re at it. 👻
  • Oktoberfest at the Boatyard | Fri., Oct. 1 | 5 p.m. | Rick’s Cafe Boatyard | $30+ | Come out to the Boatyard’s new beer garden + enjoy a night of music, good food, cornhole, and, of course, beer. 🍻
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NEWS NOTES

Weather
  • 84º | Mainly sunny | 5% chance of rain
Announced
  • The Kurt Vonnegut Museum was named Indiana’s first-ever “Literary Landmark” by a national group. Dedicated to the life + writings of the famous sci-fi author, this museum recently moved into a three-story 19th century style building downtown. 📚 (Fox 59)
Featured
  • Comedian Mike Epps will be filming his upcoming Netflix special right here in Indy. The “Idris Elba of Indiana,” Epps is an Indy native + plans to film in the Madam Walker Legacy Center. In May, Epps released his Netflix comedy series, “The Upshaws,” — also set in the Circle City. 🎤 (Indy Star)
Jobs
  • Hundreds of new jobs are on the horizon for the Circle City. A sought-after $500 million contract to build replacement engines for the Air Force’s B-52 fleet was just won by Indy’s Rolls-Royce North America. As many as 120-150 jobs are expected to be created in the contract’s first year. ⚙️ (Indy Star)
  • IndyGo is hiring. If you’re a people person + have an interest in driving Indy forward, you can apply to be a coach operator or another one of their open positions. 🚌 (IndyGo)
Plan Ahead
  • Newfieldsthird annual Harvest is upon us. This means cascading pumpkins, hay bales, + gourds as far as the eye can see. From Sat., Oct. 2 through Halloween, you can visit during the day or at night, when things get a little spookier. 🎃
Community
  • Online registration for WTHR’s Coats for Kids is now open online. Cold temperatures are quickly approaching + this annual event at the State Fairgrounds provides children ages 0-17 with a much-needed coat. You can donate gently used kids coats at any Classic Cleaners location through Oct. 8. 🧥 (WTHR)
Cause
  • Have a passion for keeping our city clean? Join Keep indianapolis Beautiful + the City of Indianapolis as they host a cleanup day in the Riverside area, moving from West 30th Street all the way to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. 🌳 (KIB)
Edu
  • Pike Township schools will continue with another e-learning day today, due to an ongoing shortage of bus drivers. Because of planned medical leave + illness-related absences, 10 bus routes have been impacted. 🎒 (Fox 59)
Shop
  • Want to add comfort and style to your closet? Meet Rothy's, the sustainable shoes with zero break-in period. Seamlessly knit with recycled materials, Rothy’s are exceptionally comfortable, totally sustainable, and fully machine washable. Bonus: Free shipping and returns. Ⓟ
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