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"What are we going to do this weekend?" We have an answer for you! Each week Visit Indy publishes five can't-miss events for the upcoming weekend. Save yourself the trouble of checking back by getting The Weekend 5 sent directly to your inbox each Thursday morning.



Events update every Thursday at 10:00 am.

May 19-21, 2017

Mecum Spring Classic Car Auction

Mecum Spring Classic Car Auction at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

More than 2,000 collector cars, from Auburns to Volkswagens, hit the auction block through Saturday. Motorcycles, trucks, and road art are also ready for your bids. This year’s highlight is an original, unrestored 1967 Corvette bought by a purple heart-winning Vietnam veteran upon his return to the states. Gates open at 8 am and admission is $20-$30 for those 13 and older.

USA Diving World Championships Trials

USA Diving World Championships Trials

The 2017 USA Diving World Championship Individual Trials bring together the best senior athletes in the country to compete for four World Championship Team spots. The pressure is on for both men’s and women’s 3-meter and 10-meter events. The drama-filled competition takes place at the Indiana University Natatorium Friday-Sunday and admission is $5-$15.

Fast Friday Practice

Fast Friday Practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Be part of the excitement leading to the running of this year’s Indy 500 at the last practice day before qualifications, as drivers and crews are working to dial in the perfect setup. Marco Andretti is leading the pack so far, turning laps topping 226 mph. Veteran racers Will Power, Ed Carpenter, Scott Dixon, and Helio Castroneves are close behind. Tickets for Friday are $15.

47th Annual Broad Ripple Art Fair

47th Annual Broad Ripple Art Fair

Art takes over Broad Ripple this weekend! Come to the Indianapolis Art Center to find high-quality, one-of-a-kind, original art by more than 200 national-level artists and artisans. Take a break from shopping to listen to live music, enjoy food and beer, or even take part in an interactive activity. Tickets are good for both days and are $12 for adults and $3 for kids 3-12.

Dog Trivia Night

Dog Trivia Night at the Eiteljorg

Do you know which dogs have webbed feet? Which breeds are the largest and smallest? What type of dog was Tom Hanks’ co-star in Turner and Hooch and who upstaged Jack Nicholson in As Good As It Gets? Put your canine IQ to the test Friday night as you enjoy snacks and a cash bar. This is a 21-and-over event and pre-registration is required. Admission is $23.





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