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Summer Symphony Series Kicks Off at Conner Prairie

Time to make your summer plans for enjoying picnics, sunsets and music with the return of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) annual Kroger Symphony on the Prairie season beginning at 8 p.m. on June 15 and 16 with the Music of Star Wars at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park.

The ISO’s summer lineup features 13 acts with a wide selection of symphony concerts, including The Beach Boys, Beethoven’s Seventh, Abba: The Concert, and the annual Star-Spangled Symphony to celebrate Independence Day.

Attendees are invited to bring food, drinks, lawn chairs and blankets. Consider arriving early to explore Conner Prairie’s several themed historic areas, including Conner Homestead, 1836 Prairietown, the Nature Walk and the Animal Encounters Barn, amidst 200 wooded acres.

Other area summer concert programs include the Tuesday Night Concert Series in Fishers, Carmel’s Summer Concerts at the Gazebo on Wednesdays, and Thursday night Concerts on the Canal at the Indiana Historical Society downtown, with free admission Thursdays to the History Center during concert season.

For more information on the Kroger Symphony on the Prairie and to purchase tickets, tables and parking for shows, call 317-639-4300 or visit IndianapolisSymphony.org. For more information on events and exhibits at Conner Prairie, visit ConnerPrairie.org.

For more information on the Tuesday Night Concert Series, call 317-595-3150 or visit Fishers.IN.US/408/Tuesday-Night- Concert-Series.

For more information on Summer Concerts at The Gazebo, call 317-571-2400 or visit CarmelGazeboConcerts.org.

For more information on Concerts on the Canal, call 317- 232-1882 or visit IndianaHistory.org.

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