Boone County Economic Development Commision

Need ideas for your weekend plans? Check out what’s happening in Boone County this weekend!  We encourage everyone to review the BackOnTrack-IN Guidelines which include social distancing and wearing a face covering.

Thursday, September 24

Friday, September 25

  • Check out new fall fashions at the Fall Shopping Event at Wild Roots Mercantile in Thorntown from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Explore America’s Premiere Antique Advertising, Toy, Gas & Oil, and Antique Market at the Boone County Treasure Hunt at the Boone County Fairgrounds in Lebanon from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Learn All About Animals: Mammals with the Zion Nature Center staff during a Facebook Live session at 10 a.m.
  • Save a life at the Simply Yoga Blood Drive in Zionsville. Click here to schedule an appointment.
  • Get inspired at the First Internet Bank Home-A-Rama at Holiday Farms in Zionsville from 2:30 – 6 p.m. $25 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
  • Enjoy the Steak & Catfish Dinner at the American Legion Post 410 in Whitestown from 5 – 7 p.m. $10.50 – $19 per meal.
  • Order a carry out dinner from a local restaurant and enjoy dinner and music with the Back Porch Pickers. They will be at the Lions Shelter in Thorntown from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Pack a picnic and attend Polo at Sunset at Hickory Hall Polo Club in Whitestown from 6 – 9 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. $20 per car. Proceeds benefit the Ascension St. Vincent House.
  • Bring the kids for BINGO and Movie Night in the Park at Tom Johnson Memorial Park in Thorntown. Bingo begins at 7 p.m. followed by the movie Sonic the Hedgehog at 8 p.m.
  • Treat your family to classic movies at M.E.L.S. at the Starlite Drive-In in Mechanicsburg. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. Tonight’s classic movies include “Little Shop of Horrors” and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” $25 per carload.

Saturday, September 26

  • Check out classic cars at Cars & Coffee at Lions Club Park in Zionsville from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Explore America’s Premiere Antique Advertising, Toy, Gas & Oil, and Antique Market at the Boone County Treasure Hunt at the Boone County Fairgrounds in Lebanon from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Check out new fall fashions at the Fall Shopping Event at Wild Roots Mercantile in Thorntown from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Purchase locally grown produce, plants, foods, coffee and tea, breads and pastries, pasta, peanut butter, eggs and meats at the final Zionsville Farmers’ Market of the season from 9 – 10:30 a.m. at Zionsville Town Hall. Social Distancing Guidelines will be followed.
  • Stretch and destress with Blooming Life Yoga at Lions Club Park in Zionsville at 9 a.m.
  • Get your sweet tooth fix at the Thorntown Kiwanis Club Elephant Ears booth in Thorntown from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Kick off our weekend at Dull’s Pumpkin Harvest in Mechanicsburg from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Enjoy pumpkin picking, big slides, slingshots, tire mountain, corn maze, wagon ride, barrel train, the corn maze and 30 plus other activities for your family to enjoy! Timed entrance tickets must be purchased in advance. $9 – 12 per person / 2 and under free.
  • Shop local produce vendors and more at the final Jamestown Farmers’ Market of the season at Pleasant Acres Nature Park from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Pick up lunch at the Lions Club Chicken & Chops BBQ beginning at 11 a.m. at the Lions Club Shelter House in Thorntown.
  • Explore the Sugar Creek Art Center’s September Exhibition in Thorntown from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The exhibit will feature rural Midwest views from a variety of artists.
  • Grab a pencil and paper and join in Saturday Scribbles with Hussey Mayfield Public Library. This is a casual art tutorial series where you can learn techniques from character design to zentangle patterns. Each Saturday a new tutorial will be posted at 11 a.m.
  • Learn about Remote Control cars at the RC Crawlers Meet Up at Abner Longley Park in Lebanon beginning at 11 a.m.
  • Bring the family and join a Naturalist for a Family Nature Hike through the Zion Nature Sanctuary at 2 p.m. in Zionsville. The group will explore the trails and look for blooming flowers, singing birds, and other interesting animals.
  • Save a life by donating blood at the Turning Leaves Mobile Blood Drive in Thorntown beginning at 3 p.m. Make your appointment here.
  • Sing along at Karaoke Night at That Sports Bar in Lebanon beginning at 9 p.m.

Sunday, September 27

  • Bring the kids to the Splash Pad at Main Street Park in Whitestown and enjoy the last day of splash pad fun!
  • Explore Countryside Antique Mall near Thorntown from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Bring the family for food, fun and table top games at Books & Brews in Zionsville from 12 – 8 p.m. Kids eat free!
  • Find your perfect pumpkin at WiseWood U Pick Pumpkins in Lebanon from 12:30 – 8 p.m.
  • Enjoy a fun-filled family day at Dull’s Pumpkin Harvest in Mechanicsburg from 1 – 7 p.m. Enjoy pumpkin picking, big slides, slingshots, tire mountain, corn maze, wagon ride, barrel train, the corn maze and 30 plus other activities for your family to enjoy! Timed entrance tickets must be purchased in advance. $9 – 12 per person / 2 and under free.
  • Enjoy Sunday Funday Game Day at Moontown Brewing Company in Whitestown from 1 – 9 p.m. There will be board games, card games, corn hole and TVs set up with Super Nintendo and Nintendo 64. All ages welcome!
  • Find your fur-ever friend at the Indiana Bulldog Rescue National Adoption Event at Pet Valu in Zionsville from 2 – 4 p.m.

Upcoming Events:

  • Save a life by donating blood at the Boone EDC Mobile Blood Drive on October 8 from 2 – 6 p.m.
  • Support the Boys & Girls Club of Boone County at the annual Z-Gravy Chase on November 26. Virtual and In Person registration is available.