AttractionsSeptember 21, 2017
(Updated Thursday, Oct. 19)
Angel Mounds Historic Site, 8215 Pollack Ave., Evansville. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. CDT Sundays. www.angelmounds.org
Big Splash Adventure, Valley of the Springs Resort, 8505 W. State Road 56, French Lick: 877-936-3866 or www.bigsplashadventure.com
Falls of the Ohio State Park Interpretive Center, at the end of West Riverside Drive, Clarksville. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Closed major holidays. www.fallsoftheohio.org
Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, Santa Claus: Hours (CDT) Happy Halloween Weekends (Splashin’ Safari closed), 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 29. www.holidayworld.com
Indiana Caverns, 1267 Green Acres Lane S.W., Corydon. Features a 25-minute boat ride, a waterfall, thriving cave life and Big Bone Mountain. Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily April through October and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily November through March. Closed Christmas. www.indianacaverns.com
Indiana Railway Museum, French Lick. Excursion trains depart from the former Monon Railroad Passenger Station. The two-hour, 20-mile trip takes passengers though several limestone rock cuts, part of the Hoosier National Forest and the 2,200-foot Burton Tunnel. Ride the train: 1 p.m. Friday, Tuesday and Oct. 28. Special events: Wild West Hold-Ups, Saturday and Sunday and “Polar Express,” Nov. 3-Dec. 23. Museum hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, free. 800-748-7246 or www.indianarailwaymuseum.org
Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens: The zoo features 3,800 animals representing 320 species, while the botanical gardens feature more than 1,000 plant varieties. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, through Oct. 31; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, Nov. 1 through 23; and noon to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays and noon to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 24 through Dec. 30, pluse Dec. 18, 19 and 26. Closed major holidays. www.indianapoliszoo.com
Jasper City Mill, 160 Third Ave. The mill features cornmeal ground on site, craft items, old-fashioned candy and local products. Exhibit (changes every six months): Dubois County Art Guild Gallery Walk — works by Charlene Brown, beginning Friday, a public reception will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29; items from artisans available in the gift shop. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.
Koch Immersive Theatre, Evansville (all times CST). Now playing: “Perfect Little Planet,” “Life: A Cosmic Story,” “Wildest Weather in the Solar System,” “Microcosm: The Adventure Within,” “One World, One Sky,” “Flight of the Butterflies,” “Back to the Moon for Good, “Sea Monsters,” “Forces of Nature,” “The Dark Matter Mystery” and “Dinosaurs at Dark.” Traditional planetarium shows: “Tour of the Solar System,” and “Skies Over Evansville.” 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 812-425-2406 or www.emuseum.org/koch-immersive-theater
Lincoln Living Historical Farm and Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Lincoln City (all times CDT). Park hours: Memorial Visitor Center, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily; farm, closed for the season; nature center, open, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays; Colonel Jones Home, noon-4 p.m., Thursdays-Sundays, June-August. Closed major holidays. www.nps.gov/libo/ or 812-937-4541
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, 800 W. Main St., Louisville. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Closed major holidays. 877-775-8443 or www.sluggermuseum.com
Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Sunday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through March 16, 2018. www.louisvillezoo.org
Marengo Cave Park: The Crystal Palace walking tour features a formation-filled room and huge flowstone deposits, while the Dripstone Trail walking tour is known for its profusion of delicate soda straw formations, slender totem pole stalagmites and penny ceiling. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. http://marengocave.com
Mega Cavern, 1841 Taylor Ave., Louisville. Louisville. Historic Tram Tours, Mega Zips and Mega Quest, an underground ropes challenge. Closed major holidays. Closed major holidays. 877-614-6342 or www.louisvillemegacavern.com
Mesker Park Zoo, 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville. Hours (CDT): 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. 812-435-6143 or www.meskerparkzoo.com
Spirit of Jasper: Fall Foilage Ride and Dine, Jasper Train Depot, 201 Mill St., 11:30 a.m., Sunday and Oct. 29; and 10 a.m., Saturday and Oct. 28. www.spiritofjasper.com or 482-9229.
Wilsterm Ranch, French Lick: Elephant Encounter, through Nov. 5; and Giraffe Encounter, through Dec. 30. www.wilstermranch.com or 812-936-4484
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