Thanksgiving Events Edition cover photo for What's Happening Blog featuring a table full of turkey, pies, and holiday specialties.Need ideas for Thanksgiving events this weekend? Check out the local events and activities in Boone County, Indiana!

Thursday, November 24 (Happy Thanksgiving!)

  • Gravy Chase Run/Walk happening in both Lebanon and Zionsville to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Boone County, starting at 8:30am.
  • Free Thanksgiving Dinner at the Advance Fire Station from 11am-1pm. If unable to pick up, delivery is available by calling 765-676-6549 or 317-626-5137.
  • Free Thanksgiving Dinner at Rock Church in Lebanon from 11am-2pm.

Friday, November 25

Saturday, November 26

  • Small Business Saturday from 10-2 on Main Street in Zionsville.
  • Bargain Boutique in Thorntown hosting a Small Business Saturday event from 10am-3pm with giveaways, door busters, sales, and a free shop small bag!
  • Downtown Lebanon Ornament Stroll beginning at 11 am – Visit the Heart of Lebanon office at 103 E Main Street to pick up your reusable shopping tote, ornament stroll map/punch card along with special offers from participating businesses. Visit the downtown stops on the map, choose an ornament and get your card punched. Turn it in for a chance to win a downtown Christmas prize pack!
  • Daisy’s Designs hosting the Grinch at the Downtown Lebanon Ornament Stroll from 11am-2pm. Depending on weather, he likes to move around, torment and raise havoc on the citizens of Lebanon near 120 S Meridian St! Get your Christmas orders in, enjoy their 40% sale and get some pictures with The Grinch!
  • Christmas in the Village Parade featuring the Zionsville High School Marching Band, reindeer, and Santa beginning at 5pm. The parade begins at Eagle Elementary and ends at Old National Bank.
  • Christmas in the Village: Tree Lighting on Main Street in Zionsville, across from Fivethirty Home starting at 6:15pm. Paid and selfie picture slots available with Santa.

Sunday, November 27

Upcoming Events

  • November 28th: Stop by the Whitestown Municipal Complex starting November 28 and drop off a letter to Santa in his mailbox. A self-addressed, stamped envelope must be included if you’d like a response. Letters dropped off after December 10 aren’t guaranteed to receive a response. This activity is for Whitestown residents only. Details here.
  • November 29th: The Heart of Lebanon is sponsoring a community blood drive. The Bloodmobile will be parked at the Presbyterian Church Pocket Park from 2:00 – 6:30 pm. Every donor gets $5 in Klooz Brewz Cash for their donation! Schedule your donation here.

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