Nightlife in Plainfield

"For the Record: Tarantino in Concert" at Clowes Memorial Hall on Friday, November 7, at 8 p.m. (Up to 45% Off)

"For The Record: Tarantino in Concert"

Clowes Memorial Hall

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Cabaret show transforms the films of Tarantino into an extravagant musical packed with song, dance, swordplay, and gunplay

$50.60 $28

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$5 for a Movie Outing with a Ticket at Studio Movie Grill (Up to $10.25 Value)

Studio Movie Grill

College Park

A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

$10.25 $5

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"Chuggington Live! – The Great Rescue Adventure" on Friday, February 20, at 3:30 p.m. or 7 p.m. (Up to 47% Off)

Chuggington Live! - The Great Rescue Adventure

Murat Theatre at Old National Centre

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The popular animated series comes to life—and bursts into songs such as “We are the Chuggineers”—as three young trains race to save a friend

$38 $20

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"Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus LIVE!" at Old National Centre on Friday, November 28 (Up to 50% Off)

"Men Are From Mars Women Are From Venus"

Egyptian Room at Old National Centre

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Based on the hit book by John Gray, Peter Story’s live performance elicits knowing laughter from both sexes

$72.50 $36

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$49.99 for a 90-Minute In-Home Wine-Tasting Party for Up to Eight from PRP Wine ($265 Value)

PRP Wine

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A wine consultant leads a tasting of eight wines during a 90-minute tasting party for up to eight guests

$265 $49.99

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Wine-Tasting Package for Two or Four with Cheese Plate and Credits at Chateau de Pique Winery (Up to 65% Off)

Chateau de Pique Winery

Multiple Locations

Sip glasses of wine and snack on cheeses inside tasting rooms of local winery's two satellite locations

$40 $18

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Five-Course Murder-Mystery Dinner for Two, Four, or Eight at from Occasions Divine (Up to 58% Off)

Occasions Divine

Near Northside

121-year-old Victorian clubhouse hosts a five-course dinner, spiced up by 1 of 10 devious murder mysteries

$400 $169

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Two Groupons, Each Good for Movie, Popcorn, and Drink for Two or Four at Wafford Theater (Up to 60% Off)

Wafford Theater

Noblesville

Audiences can enjoy black-and-white, color, and sepia-tone movies such as 1944's Arsenic and Old Lace and 1965's The Sound of Music

$10 $5

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More than 19 big-screen TVs hang above tables lined with burgers, nachos, and build-your-own pizzas at Sidelines Sports Pubs. Sirloin and rib-eye steaks sizzle on the grill, as do portions of chicken and salmon. Liquid nourishment including beer on tap matches with karaoke, free poker, pool, and games such as bags and bowling to foster a more entertaining meal than eating a steak in the rafters of an opera house.

9283 E US Highway 36
Avon,
IN
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On the second-story balcony of a century-old brick building, diners at Tavern On South find their meals illuminated by a blend of moonlight and the glowing Indianapolis skyline. The tavern might also be within walking distance of Lucas Oil Stadium?100 feet, to be exact?but its upscale ambiance and seasonal menu subverts what you'd expect from your typical sports bar.

A Dining Room with a View

As noted by Indianapolis Monthly in 2011, the interior's wooden accents and iconic photos of the city "lend the tavern a timeless patina." It's a somewhat modern, toned-down take on a typical pub look, with granite bartops and exposed brick. When the weather's balmy, a meal on the patio offers unmatched views of the skyline.

Exquisite Ingredients

Seasonal ingredients and creative flavors give Tavern on South's traditional offerings unexpected twists. Buffalo wings are made from Maple Leaf Farms duck rather than chicken, and hefty burgers are crafted from house-smoked bison. Even the meatloaf is made from prime rib.

Craft Beer and Cocktails At the bar, the craft beers on draft change with what's available from local breweries, but patrons can also find favorites from Flat 12 and Sun King Osiris by the bottle. The tavern's habit of bucking tradition also carries over to signature cocktails, such as the Cucumber Collins and a mai tai made with spiced rum.

423 W South St.
Indianapolis,
IN
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Located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis in White River State Park, the Indiana State Museum showcases the state’s art, science and cultural history from the prehistoric era to now. The museum’s permanent collection tells Indiana’s story, from glaciers to the first settlers, with a Native American exhibit that highlights the various cultures of local and regional tribes. The first floor showcases the state’s natural history while the second floor has its cultural history, with exhibits like The Ancient Seas, Birth of the Earth, Crossroads of America and Global Indiana. Each year, several traveling exhibits pass through the museum, allowing visitors to see something new with each trip. During Christmastime every year, part of the museum’s third floor transforms into Santa’s home, and children can ride the Santa Claus Express train. The museum also contains an IMAX theater, showing documentaries and family-friendly movies.

650 West Washington Street
Indianapolis,
IN
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It seems fitting for the Indiana Repertory Theatre to be housed in such a dramatically beautiful 1927 multi-story concrete building. With its white terra cotta façade, emphasized by the Spanish-baroque style triangular curved arch, the building draws attention to the theatre troupe’s glowing marquee in downtown Indianapolis. Inside, the cadre of actors pull crowds in further, showcasing classic productions and newer works with seeming ease. A marble-floored grand lobby welcomes in theatergoers looking to catch one of their nine annual productions, while the sweeping staircase shows mezzanine level patrons to their plush seats. The not-for-profit Indiana Repertory Theatre, founded in 1972, is the only League of Resident Theatres entity in Indiana, sporting more than 100 seasonal and full-time staff.

140 W Washington St
Indianapolis,
IN
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In this day of DVDs and in-home, on-demand options, drive-in theatres are a rarity. But Tibbs Drive-In Theatre continues to provide what’s generally considered to be an old but cherished way to watch movies, particularly around Indianapolis. From early spring through mid-fall each year, Tibbs visitors can enjoy large-screen movies from the comfort of their own vehicles, or pull together an array of lawn chairs and other foldable furniture for strategically-positioned seats inside the facility’s parking lot. A variety of movies run across the four screens, usually as double-headers, making Tibbs an all-night destination. Concession stand options are plentiful and varied, and a large, grass-covered area is available near the main screen, where younger moviegoers often gather and play.

480 S Tibbs Ave
Indianapolis,
IN
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The Ball and Biscuit is considered by many to be Indianapolis’ original craft cocktail bar, paving the way for others with its mixologists muddling fresh herbs, warm citrus peels and shaking pre-prohibition era libations. Bare-bulb Edison lights dangle over the bar, while exposed red brick walls and scarred wood tables and chairs give the air of a bootlegger’s hideout. The décor may be spartan, but the glassware gleams in the spotlight. Every style, shape and size is used in accordance with the appropriate cocktail, and no generic drinkware is used for drinks crafted by these master bartenders. At this award-winning, Massachusetts Avenue bar, top-of-the-line mixologists create first-rate cocktails and revamp classics, creating a scene few have been able to replicate.

331 Massachusetts Ave
Indianapolis,
IN
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