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Things to Do at the Brickyard for the 4th

Things to do in Indianapolis on July 4th
The 36th Annual Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social will be held at the President Benjamin Harrison Home from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m on July 4. Come enjoy cold ice cream, patriotic enactors, and live music. For more information, call 631.1888. $10 adults; $5 students, 4 and under- free.

Enjoy Indy's largest fireworks display at Regions Bank Freedom Blast beginning at 9:47 p.m. on July 4. The fireworks can be seen from almost anywhere downtown and will be shooting from the Regions Bank Tower. Music will accompany the firework display. For more information, call 221.6000.

The Indiana Historical Society presents Concerts on the Canal this July 4. The concert will New Orleans rhythm and blues, boogie woogie from Craig Brenner and the Crawdads. The Indianapolis Municipal Band will perform a large concert of patriotic tunes. Come out and celebrate from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Admissions is free and reservations are available. Tickets are $8, and $7 for IHS members. Tables for 8 are $45; $40 IHS- Cash bar and outdoor grill open at 5 p.m. Call 232.1882 for more details or see their site.

Cheer on the Indianapolis Indians as they face the Toledo Mud Hens at 6 p.m. this July 4. Fans can enjoy fireworks this year with a spectacular display after the game. All fans will receive a hand-held American flag and a rally towel. Get your tickets here or call 269.3545.

As part of the Canal Family Fest, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art will offer 4th of July family-focused activities and buffet from 4:30-9 p.m. Admission is free from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Indianapolis Propylaeum will host a July 4th Buffet Family Celebration starting at 12:00 p.m. Activities and prizes for all ages, live 1890's patriotic music. Adults $18.90 under 10 years $9.45. Reservations are required Call: 317-638-788.

The 10th Annual Rooftop 4th of July Celebration will be held at the Fountain Square Theatre Building. Guests can enjoy dinner from the shelBi street caFe & Bistro and the downtown fireworks from the Rooftop Garden. The celebration will be from 7 - 11 p.m. and includes Duckpin Bowling. Tickets are $70 per guest and all guests must be 21 years and older. Tickets are on sale now. Call 686.6010, ext. 2 for tickets.