Saturday, Dec. 19 - There are some great free activities going on for Saturday!
Conner Prairie Interactive History Park (10 a.m.-4 p.m.)
The sights and sounds of holidays past come to life with family activities inside Conner Prairie's cozy welcome center and throughout the outdoor 1836 Prairietown. In the welcome center, guests can stroll through a wonderland of icing, gumdrops and sprinkles atop remarkable gingerbread creations, visit with a Victorian era Santa Claus, craft a holiday decoration to take home, enjoy a theatrical presentation, play with 19th century toys and explore Discovery Station. Guests can also bundle up and stroll through the outdoor 1836 village of Prairietown, where they can help residents prepare for the holidays ahead and take care of winter tasks the 19th century way. In addition, meet Indiana author and WISH-TV's Daybreak personality Dick Wolfsie from 12-2 p.m. when he signs his new book, Indiana Curiosities, now in its third printing. Books will be available for purchase ($15.95) at the Conner Prairie Store. www.connerprairie.org
Indiana Medical History Museum (10 a.m.-3 p.m.)
The nation's oldest surviving pathology laboratory, the building originally provided physicians in the late 1800s - early 1900s with state-of-the-art facilities to study mental and nervous disorders. Today, the museum uses its more than 15,000 artifacts to educate visitors about the developments which made today's advanced medical treatments possible. www.imhm.org
Indianapolis Artsgarden concert (1 p.m.)
Tommy Wills Orchestra performs (Christmas jazz, blues and classics).