Calling all vino lovers! Sample close to 200 wines from around the world at the Indianapolis Wine Festival. Learn about new and exciting varieties from experts in a relaxed setting. The festival starts at 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 16. Tickets are available for $35 on eventsprout.com.
Art in the Garden
Bring good vibes and a lawn chair to 3001 N. New Jersey St. WE ARE, a network of local African-American artists, is hosting an Art in the Garden event on Sept. 17 from 3-8 p.m. There will be art, live music, food trucks and free adult beverages with admission. Tickets can be purchased for $10 on Eventbrite. Visit facebook.com/WeAreIndy to learn more.
Indy Jazz Fest at Central Library: Colombia
On Sept. 17 at 3 p.m, experience the music, dance and cultural atmosphere of Colombia, driven by the contagious rhythms of a country influenced by both Caribbean and South American cultures. The program will feature pianist Pavel & Direct Contact and the folk, traditional and Afro-Colombiana sounds of Orito Cantora. This free performance will be held in Central Library’s Clowes Auditorium.
African Dance for Preschoolers
Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance. Bring little ones to the East 38th Street library branch on Sept. 15 at 10:30 a.m. Call (317) 275-4350 to register.
Celebrate the culture and traditions of Latin America at the Hispanic Heritage Fiesta at the Indianapolis Zoo Sept. 17 from noon–4 p.m. Fiesta celebrates this great culture with an animal scavenger hunt, pinatas and bright decorations. A specialty food station will feature traditional appetizers, entrees and desserts. Admission to the celebration is included with zoo admission. Get $2 off entry for up to four guests by showing you are an organ donor on your driver’s license.