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Top 6 things to do the first weekend of fall

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Posted at 8:34 AM, Sep 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-25 08:34:19-04

The first weekend of fall won't feel like fall temperature-wise, so get out and enjoy yourself before the temperature drops. 

Here's a list of six options to get you started. 

Circle City Classic 

When: September 25-26

Where: Various locations

An estimated 150,000 people travel to the Circle City for this weekend-long event every year. There will be concerts, comedy shows, a pep rally, a parade, a battle of the bands and college football. Proceeds from the weekend help support youth initiatives for the Indiana Black Expo and Indiana Sports Corporation. Since 1984, over $1 million in scholarships has been awarded. 

Ticket prices vary depending on what event you plan to attend. For more details on ticket prices and specific events, click here.

Upland Oktoberfest

When: September 26

Where: Military Park 

There will be food, music and beer at this year's Upland Oktoberfest. Six food trucks will be at the event. 

Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. You must be 21 and older to attend. 

Carmel International Arts Festival 

When: September 26-27

Where: Carmel Arts and Design District

This is a free event and is great for kids! There will be Japanese dancers, a Chinese Dragon, ballet, jazz and over 130 artists competing in different categories. 

For more information on the event's 18th year, click here. 

Indiana AIDS Walk 

When: September 26

Where: Talbot Street and 22nd Street 

More than 1,000 people are expected to participate in the walk. The walk raises money for the Gregory R. Powers Direct Emergency Financial Assistance Fund, an emergency financial resource for people living with HIV/AIDS in Indiana. $247,000 was distributed last year. 

For more information on the walk, click here.

Third Annual Mill Race Marathon

When: September 26

Where: Columbus 

Even if you don't run, marathons are always inspiring to watch! One block from the finish line, there will be an all day after party. Last year's  party featured 25 food and craft booths, beer garden and four bands on the main stage. 

For more details on the race and events, click here.

Indiana Fever WNBA Finals Game

When: September 27

Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Help cheer on the Fever! The team lost the first game of the series to the New York Liberty, so they need to win Sunday if they want a chance at the finals. 

Ticket prices vary depending on where you sit. For more information, click here.