The Hancock County Children’s Choir performs at noon and 1 p.m. Saturday at Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Road in Fishers. The theme of the concert is Americana, and song selections include “Play Ball,” folk songs such as “Uncle Joe” and “Cripple Creek,” African-American spirituals like “Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel?” and patriotic numbers such as “The Star-Spangled Banner,” “My America” and “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” For admission information and a full schedule of Conner Prairie events, go to connerprairie.org.
The annual Taste of Indy blends the city restaurant experience with local live music, as well as events and activities for the entire family. Attendees are invited to sample Asian, Soul, Greek, Mediterranean, Cajun, Hispanic and American food, and enjoy jazz, rock, rhythm and blues, gospel, Latino and reggae music Sunday from noon until dusk at White River State Park, 801 W. Washington St. Tickets and more information about activities are available at tasteofindy.org.
Paynetown State Recreation Area on Monroe Lake in Bloomington will host “Reading the Trail” at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 9. The two-hour workshop is limited to 10 people ages 14 and up. A $5 registration is required by Tuesday at bit.ly/readingtrail2015. Monroe Lake interpretive naturalist Scott Klein will lead the workshop, which covers basic track identification, track-way interpretation and more. Paynetown SRA is located at 4850 S. State Road 446, Bloomington. For more info, visit dnr.IN.gov.
Extreme boat racing returns to Madison this weekend at the Madison Regatta, one of the largest hydroplane racing events in the United States on the H1 Unlimited Racing Series. Events include a street dance, live music, the Regatta Pageant, a 5K run, a car show and a parade. Visit madisonregatta.com for a schedule of events and wristband admission prices.