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Get your adrenaline pumping with outdoor sports experiences (weather dependent) then cool down exploring indoor exhibits about sports history and fitness. Just a few things you can do: climb a tree, race pedal cars, do some cardio, swing the irons, and learn football, basketball, soccer, and baseball skills. Included with museum admission of $19.75 and up.
Get back to live music in this open-air venue. All ages are welcome at Sunday’s show with three ladies. Butler student Annie Brown is steeped in jazz. Catch her debut single, Withdrawls. Indy-based Emily Lehman captures audiences with bold lyrics and a powerful voice. American Idol contestant Marrialle Sellars recently released her original album Naked Acoustic. Tickets are $10.
It’s time to defrost and welcome spring with half a million blooms. Soak up the sun and the fragrances as you take in the beauty through May 9. The Beer Garden, Lilly House, and Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse are all open, too. Stop by April 29-May 2 to check out Art in Bloom in the indoor galleries. Floral creations will adorn favorites in the permanent collection. Admission is $18.
The 60th anniverary of the St. Margaret’s Hospital Guild fundraiser takes place at Colonial Revival home The Columns on Meridian. See how 22 interior designers and 3 landscape architects have transformed the 92-year-old residence and gardens. You’ll also enjoy shopping on site with a flower shop and Maggie’s Hoosier Marketplace. Visit through May 9 for $15-$30. Video tours available.
The annual open house event is back Friday-Saturday at the Stutz. Explore 5 buildings with more than 30 art studios, purchase unique pieces (jewelry, photos, paintings, sculptures, textiles, and more), and grab a meal at Bearcats Restaurant. The event is free to attend. Pictured is a piece from Tiffini Allen of City Dweller Photography, LLC.