Top Picks – August 27

INDIANA — Indiana state parks are offering more affordable camping now through Nov. 4. Anyone who books a campsite, family cabin or rent-a-camp Sunday through Wednesday for two or more nights in a row will receive 20 percent off the reservation fee. This offer applies to all state parks and state park-managed lake campgrounds, Deam Lake and Starve Hollow state recreation areas, and Greene-Sullivan State Forest. Reservations can be booked at or by calling 866-622-6746. Use the promo code “INFALL15.” The offer does not apply to Labor Day weekend.

FISHERS — Blues Traveler, the blues/folk/southern rock band, will appear at Symphony on the Prairie at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers. The Grammy Award-winning group will present a mixture of favorites from its 25-year career, including “Run Around” and “Hook” as well as hits from its newest album “Blow Up the Moon.” Visit for ticket information.

INDIANAPOLIS — The sixth annual Taste of Indiana brings together farmers, some of the best chefs in the state, and foodies for a one-of-a-kind experience in Indiana agriculture and culinary arts. From noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, attendees can sample from food trucks and restaurants throughout White River State Park, 801 W. Washington St., Indianapolis. More than 40 chefs and vendors will be on site serving meals, desserts and beverages. For questions and ticket information about this rain-or-shine event, call 317-454-8516.

INDIANAPOLIS — The newest exhibit at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis focuses on pilgrimages that transform the lives of those who take them. National Geographic’s “Sacred Journeys” allows children and families to develop a broader cultural awareness and appreciation of the diversity among the world’s religious traditions. National Geographic photography and artifacts from a variety of faith traditions — including fragments of the Dead Sea scrolls, a stone from the Western Wall, and ritual objects taken into space by astronaut David Wolf — enhance the experience. This exhibit opens Saturday. Visit for more information.