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Tuesday through Saturday10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Indiana Experience Admission $15 Adults$14 Seniors (60 and over)$5 Youth (ages 5 through 17)$2 Access Pass HoldersFree Children under 5Free IHS MembersFree Educators and Military Free parking with admission in IHS lot off New York Street.

Indiana Historical Society and The Dance Refinery Present Vignettes from The Nutcracker

December 11, 2023

Join The Dance Refinery for special vignette performances of The Nutcracker, featuring local dancers and your favorite characters from the ballet!

Performances take place at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 16 at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, located at 450 W. Ohio St. in downtown Indianapolis. Seating opens 15 minutes before each performance and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Performances last approximately 45 minutes and are included with admission to the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center.

While tickets may be purchased at the door, buying advance tickets is strongly encouraged — guests can get a $2 discount for each adult and senior ticket purchased in advance. For advanced tickets, visit: IHS members can take advantage of their complimentary admission benefit by reserving their tickets online.

In addition, limited tickets are still available for The Sweet Experience — a special ticketed event starting at 10:30 a.m. when participants join Clara and her friends for a morning of sweet treats, holiday crafts, a story reading and vignettes from the Nutcracker. There is also the opportunity for an exclusive photo with Clara and the Nutcracker as well as a reserved VIP seat at the Nutcracker 1 p.m. performance.

Tickets for The Sweet Experience are $20 for adults ($15 for IHS members); $15 for children ages 10-17 ($12 for IHS members); and $10 for children ages 3-9 ($7 for IHS members). Reserve your tickets here:

Festival of Trees is open now through January 6; hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Select Tuesday evenings will have extended hours of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Festival of Trees will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Festival of Trees is presented by The Salvation Army of Central Indiana, with support from The Mothershead Foundation, OneAmerica, Printing Partners and MacAllister Machinery, Inc. For Festival of Trees tickets and a detailed schedule, visit

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