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Animal First Aid and CPR Training Class

The Indianapolis Veterinary and Emergency Center (IVR/IVEC) will host its biannual Animal First Aid and CPR Training Class from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, October 27. IVR/IVEC is Central Indiana’s original 24-hour emergency and critical care facility, and is well known for its PET-E-911 emergency phone line and the Midwest’s first Canine and Feline Blood […]

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Sheep-to-Blanket at Conner Prairie

April 13-15
Sheep-to-Blanket

Whether you love animals, crafts or just getting out and enjoying the country, Sheep-to-Blanket weekend at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park has something for everyone! See sheep dogs in action (Saturday and Sunday only) as they demonstrate their herding skills. Discover all the secrets behind turning wool into warm blankets and enjoy demonstrations and hands-on activities throughout the historic grounds that focus on spinning, dying and weaving wool. Friday, April 13, Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $14/adult, $13/seniors 65+, $9/youth (ages 2-12), free for members and youth under 2.

For more information, call (317) 776-6006 or (800) 966-1836 or visit www.connerprairie.org.

This post was submitted by Sarah Frey.

Animal Extravaganza at Conner Prairie

Daily
Animal Extravaganza
Supported by Elanco

Spring has arrived and so have the new baby animals at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park! Join us throughout the month of April as we celebrate these feathered and furry friends. The Animal Encounters Barn will be bustling with baby lambs, kids, calves and maybe some surprises that you can pet, hold and brush. Then visit 1836 Prairietown to say hello to the oxen, horses, cattle and hogs. You may even see a baby pig or two. Then head over to 1863 Civil War Journey: Raid on Indiana where you might be asked to help gather eggs from the chicken coop or look for animals that escaped Morgan’s raiders. Speak with our livestock specialists to hear how Conner Prairie is committed to preserving and saving rare breeds of animals. The park is home to a breed of hogs that dates back to 1529 and a breed of cattle that only has 15 left in the whole country – and three of them are at Conner Prairie.

April Extravaganza occurs daily and is included in the price of general admission. Admission is $14/adults, $13/seniors 65+, $9/youth (ages 2-12), free for members and youth under 2.

For more information, call (317) 776-6006 or (800) 966-1836 or visit www.connerprairie.org.

This post was submitted by Sarah Frey.

Conner Prairie Opening Weekend

March 31-April 1

Shake off the winter blues and head out to Conner Prairie Interactive History Park to find out what’s new this year. Scour the grounds and maybe even win a prize by playing our opening weekend Amazing Race Through Time, a competition that includes physical and mental challenges across all five themed outdoor areas. Help Conner Prairie welcome the new baby animals at Animal Encounters, where you can hold, pet and help take care of goats, ducks, sheep and more. Don’t forget to say hello to the beloved residents of 1836 Prairietown. While visiting, you can snag a preview of the brand new Barker Brother’s Pottery Shop, only one of many exciting changes in store for the grand re-opening of 1836 Prairietown in June. Explore all our outdoor historic areas to see what other adventures await you and your family this season. Opening weekend is Saturday, March 31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $14/adults, $13/seniors 65+, $9/youth (ages 2-12), free for members and youth under 2. Some activities may include an additional fee.

For more information, call (317) 776-6006 or (800) 966-1836 or visit www.connerprairie.org.

This post was submitted by Sarah Frey.