Boone County Economic Development Commision

Need ideas for your weekend plans? Check out what’s happening in Boone County, Indiana this weekend!

Thursday, September 8

  • Fivethirty Home is celebrating 10 years of being open on Zionsville’s Main Street from 12pm – 8pm with food from Cobblestone Zionsville and Not As Famous Cookie Company.
  • Participate in Preschool Pals at the Lebanon Public Library from 10:30 – 11:30am.
  • Join Evening Storytime at the Lebanon Public Library from 6:30 – 7:30pm to read books in PJs at read all about boats.
  • Spend time outdoors on the Toddler Trek for ages 5 and under at Elm Street Green from 10 – 11am.
  • Hike with a naturalist to create your own flower press during Art in Nature from 3 – 4pm at Elm Street Green.
  • Stop by the Bookmobile at Walker Farms at 10am or the Neighborhoods at Anson at 4pm.
  • Donate blood at the Bloodmobile parked at Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library from 1pm – 6:30pm.
  • Challenge other players to All Ages Chess at the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library from 6 – 6:45pm.

Friday, September 9

  • Fall Festival kicks off with the VIP Carnival for families with special needs at Lions Park at 5pm including carnival rides and games, music, balloons and a Chik fil A dinner.
  • Bring a lawn chair and blanket to enjoy Movies in the Park at Main Street Park in Whitestown, beginning at 7:30pm with a craft/activity by the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library and complementary Weaver Popcorn. This week’s movie: Trolls World Tour.
  • Explore the Hoosier Hardwood Festival at the Boone County Fairgrounds from 11am – 5pm. A weekend full of lumberjack shows, woodworkers, artisans, crafters, beer garden, festival food and live entertainment!
  • Music on the Plaza featuring Fast Cadillac with the Heart of Lebanon and the last Courthouse Car Cruise of the season from 6:30 – 8:30pm under the lights in Lebanon.
  • Polo at Sunset at Hickory Hall Polo Club, gates opening at 5pm and match beginning at 6pm.
  • Join Storytime at the Lebanon Public Library takes place from 10:30 – 11:30am.
  • Bring a stuffed animal for Teddy Bear Picnic and hike at Elm Street Green from 11am – noon.
  • Drop-in to the Zionsville Nature Center to learn about Indiana owls from 2 – 4pm.
  • Attend the Foundation Charity Horse Show put on by the Indiana Equine Foundation from 12pm – 10pm at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

Saturday, September 10

  • Enjoy the Fall Festival Parade at 10am starting at the Zionsville Community High School and winding 1.2 miles to finish on Main Street.
  • Explore the Zionsville Fall Festival put on by the Zionsville Lions Club, going on all weekend, including bounce houses, carnival rides, vendors, car show and more.
  • Explore the Hoosier Hardwood Festival at the Boone County Fairgrounds from 9am – 6pm. A weekend full of lumberjack shows, woodworkers, artisans, crafters, beer garden, festival food and live entertainment!
  • Bike with a Cop at Eagles Nest Pool House starting at 10am, put on by the Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department’s Bike Patrol.
  • Make art during Cookies & Canvas at the Lebanon Public Library at 10:30am or 1pm, registration required.
  • Take part in the Lion’s Lounge for 21+ including cornhole competitions, Sun King selections, wine and live music from 5 – 11pm.
  • Attend the Foundation Charity Horse Show put on by the Indiana Equine Foundation from 8am – 10pm at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

Sunday, September 11

  • Check out Sugar Creek Art Center for their Second Sunday Exhibition from 11am – 5pm featuring work from Kathy Leuck.
  • Explore the Zionsville Fall Festival put on by the Zionsville Lions Club, going on all weekend, including bounce houses, carnival rides, vendors, car show and more.
  • Explore the Hoosier Hardwood Festival at the Boone County Fairgrounds from 9am – 4pm. A weekend full of lumberjack shows, woodworkers, artisans, crafters, beer garden, festival food and live entertainment!

Upcoming Events:

  • September 15: Dogs and brews – what could be better?! Grab your doggo(s) and enjoy a night out socializing with other people and pups, cooling down with an adult beverage, and mingling with local businesses and pet-related vendors at Panther Park in Whitestown. Click here for info.
  • September 16 – 17: Back to the 50’s Festival at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds! More info here. 
  • September 18: Tri-Area Library 40th Birthday Party; Celebrate the birthday and renovation of Tri-Area Library at 2 West Main Street in Jamestown from 1-3pm!
  • September 16 – 18: Colonial Market Days at Abner Longley Park in Lebanon. More info here.
  • September 24 – 25: Lincoln’s Lebanon – Civil War Reenactment Event presented by the Ruth Brookshire Charitable Foundation! More info here.
  • October 1: Enjoy the Lebanon City Market Extended Season under the lights in Lebanon from 4-6pm with local producers and artisans!