by By Sarah J. F. Braley | October 01, 2010
Stairway at the Indiana Repertory Theatre  


Play time. Opened in 1972, the Indiana Repertory Theatre is a top regional playhouse. Now playing: an adaptation of Louis Sacher's quirky comedy, Holes. (317) 635-5252;


 Shrimp cocktail from St. Elmo's Steak House

Catch the fire. A city staple, St. Elmo's Steak House is famous for its shrimp cocktail with shaved horseradish. Buy the cocktail sauce online at and dig in.


A  Segway used at White River State Park




A park for all reasons. White River State Park welcomes visitors who want to see a ball game, go to a museum or just lie in the grass. To tour the greensward on a Segway, call (317) 569-0879.






1870 bouquet from the Indiana State Museum  


Last month saw the debut of the Odd Indiana exhibit at the Indiana State Museum. On display are some 50 items, including this circa 1870 bouquet made of human hair. More poignant: the museum's concurrent exhibit of artifacts from the ill-fated ocean liner, Titanic.




 Headless horse­man image from the Conner Prairie Interactive History Park


Get spooked. One of the area's best Halloween traditions involves Headless Horse­man sightings at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park in the nearby town of Fishers, Ind.



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