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Top 6 things to do this weekend

Posted at 12:22 AM, Jan 22, 2016

2016 Indianapolis Winter Magic Festival 

When: January 21-24

Where: IndyFringe Basile Theatre

If you're in need of some laughter, there is no better place to be this weekend. Magicians will offer a 10-minute greatest hits of their performances during the World Championship Showcase. Indianapolis' own Christian and Katalina, the #1 husband and wife mind-reading act in the country, will host the showcase. 

For more information, click here.

Indianapolis Home Show

When: January 22-January 31 

Where: Indiana State Fairgrounds 

The Indianapolis Home Show features dozens of designers, including Karen Rominger and Mina Starsiak from HGTV's Two Chicks and a Hammer. The show will feature plenty of ideas for home improvement and gardening. You can also shop and compare dozens of items. The show is in its 94th year and will have more than 900 exhibit spaces. 

WATCH | Timelapse video of Centerpiece Home being built

Tickets for adults are $12.00 if they are purchased online, $14.00 if they are purchased at the door. Kids ages 6-12 can get in for $3.00 and kids 5 and under are free. 

Check out Veal's Ice Tree

When: Dawn to dusk, 7 days a week 

Where: 11333 Southeastern Avenue in Indianapolis

How cool is this? The Veal's Ice Tree has been a family tradition since 1961. The tree is a massive ice sculpture created with pond water. In an average year, the tree grows 35 to 40 feet. Last year, it reached an estimated 79-80 feet. 

For more information, click here.

Indianapolis Bride Expo

When: January 23-January 24 

Where: Indiana State Fairgrounds, Ag-Hort Building 

If you're not planning a wedding soon, you can probably skip this event -- but if you are, you can get a lot done in this one location. 

The show features more than 100 of the area's wedding professionals. You can taste cake, check out invitations, talk with wedding planners, and of course -- look at dresses. There will also be seminars with tips on wedding planning. If that's not enough, there are a ton of prize giveaways planned. 

For more information,click here.

Officer David More Memorial Blood Drive 

When: January 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Where: The Platform at the City Market located at 222 East Market Indianapolis 

The 6th annual Officer David Moore Memorial Blood Drive honors fallen IMPD Officers David Moore, Rod Bradway and Perry Renn. The event is coordinated through the Indiana Blood Center.

Women's Final Four Ball Kid Battle

When: January 23 

Where: University of Indianapolis 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 10 and 14 who loves basketball, you should definitely bring her to this event Saturday! The NCAA is looking for girls, not yet in high school, to be the honorary ball kids at the 2016 NCAA Division I Women's Final Four games at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on April 3, 2016. 

For more information and to register, click here.


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