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Top six things to do in Indy this weekend: February 11, 2017

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Posted at 6:35 PM, Feb 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-09 18:35:25-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- Valentine's Day weekend may be filled with roses, heart-shaped candy and packed restaurants, but that doesn't mean you have to participate in the festivities (especially if you despise the holiday).

Plenty of other events from art fairs to Grammy viewing parties are taking place this weekend.

Here are your top six things to do this weekend:

14th Annual Indiana Art Fair

Indiana State Museum – 650 W. Washington Street

Saturday (10 a.m.) and Sunday (11 a.m.)

See Hoosier-made art crafted by more than 60 artists during the 14th annual Indiana Art Fair. Expect to see contemporary and traditional art along with wearable pieces and items made for display in your home. Proceeds go toward public art and local school programs.

More information can be found here.

Grammys Viewing Party

HiFi – 1043 Virginia Avenue, suite 4

Sunday at 6 p.m.

Get off your couch, get out of your comfort zone and meet some new friends during the Grammys viewing party at the HiFi. If you’re kind of shy, don’t worry because you already have something in common with everyone in the room – you all love music. This event is catered to those 21 and over.

More information can be found here.

500 Festival 3-Miler

Banker’s Life Fieldhouse – 125 S. Pennsylvania Street

Saturday at 9 a.m.

Whether you’re training for the Mini Marathon or looking to achieve some new fitness goals, the 500 Festival’s 3-Miler event will get you on the pavement. This three-mile event will lead you along the streets of downtown past some of the city’s most famous landmarks.

More information can be found here.

The Food Concert

Harrison Center for the Arts – 1505 N. Delaware Street

Saturday 6-10 p.m.

This event made just for you and your significant other includes wine tasting, a five course meal, music by an urban violinist, spoken word entertainment and more. Tickets are only sold in pairs and must be purchased in advance.

More information can be found here.

Indy Women’s Expo

Indiana State Fairgrounds

Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

This weekend offers the perfect opportunity for a girls’ outing. The Indy Women’s Expo will feature fashion shows, beauty products, home décor. self-help seminars, DIY ideas, food demos and more.

More information can be found here.

Be My Valentine Cupcake 5K Run/Walk

Athenaeum Theatre – 401 E. Michigan Street

Saturday at 9:30 a.m.

This downtown fun run was basically made for you and your friends (or significant other). Complete a 5K in the Mass Ave neighborhood and you’ll find sweet treats waiting for you at the end – think cupcakes and hot chocolate.

More information can be found here