November is your last chance to engage in favorite fall activities as autumn lingers throughout the month, while the rapid approach of Thanksgiving indicates the onset of the holidays. Yes, 'tis the season to be frantic, but don't deprive yourself of the opportunity to enjoy some of the best events and activities November in Indianapolis has to offer.
- Pipeline: This contemporary drama follows a fractured family, where the mother battles for her son's future when facing racism, poverty, and bias. The production will run from October 16 to November 11, 2018.
- A Christmas Carol: This classic Charles Dickens’ tale is a classic both in literature and at the IRT, where it has been performed annually since 1996. It tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, whose dastardly ways are revealed at the holidays by visits from ghosts of his past, the present, and his future. The production will run from November 17 to December 26, 2018.
Break the mall mold and kick off the holiday shopping season in style. Sip wine and enjoy tasty treats while perusing a collection of jewelry, accessories, and home decor at the IMA Store and the newly opened Design Center. The free event will be held on November 6, 2018.
Witness the wonder of the elegant, historic Lilly House all decked out for Christmas, 1930s style. The home displays how decorating with evergreens, fruiting plants, lights, and luminaries helped to spread light in a dark era of depression and war.
- Rapunzel: This classic princess story provides fun for the whole family. It runs from October 20 to November 17, 2018. Tickets are $12 and include juice and a snack.
- Man of La Mancha: This musical celebrates the perseverance of a dying man who refuses to stop battling windmills to see life as it is. The show will run from October 11 to November 18, 2018. Ticket prices range from $33 to $49, depending on day and seat location.
- Elf, the Musical: Is a holiday tale based off the popular Christmas movie about a young orphan named Buddy, who is raised as an elf on the North Pole. When he grows up (literally), Buddy heads of to New York City to find his real father. The show will run from November 23 to December 31, 2018.
Look inside actual human bodies to see just how the human body works and find out how you can become more involved in your own healthcare. An audio tour is available for young children who may find the real-body experience too intense. The exhibit is ongoing and costs about $22 for adults or $18 for seniors and children ages 12 and under.
The Children's Museum hosts a whole month of events, including a DC Super Hero Costume workshop, a dinosaur fossil class, and seminars with one of NASA's astronauts. Admission costs $13.50 for adults, $12.50 for seniors, $8.50 for children ages 2 through 17, and free for kids under 2.