Top Picks – September 10

The Brandywine Wind presents “Scouting and All That Jazz” at 7 p.m. Friday at the H.J. Ricks Centre for the Arts, 122 W. Main St., Greenfield. The concert features skits from the Scouts themselves and jazz from the local musicians of the Brandywine Wind. Advanced sale tickets are $8 and can be reserved by calling 317-501-6467. Tickets are $10 at the door. Proceeds from the concert go to benefit local scout troops.

Come and play on exhibits that explore how friction, gravity, force, velocity, balance, momentum and other physics principles make skateboard tricks possible. Newton’s Pool, Board Balance and the Momentum Machine are just a few of the “Rad Science: Skateboard physics” exhibition highlights that help make these science concepts accessible and engaging for young visitors. The exhibit shows at the Indiana State Museum now through Jan. 3. Visit for pricing and more information.

Often billed as Indiana’s Nicest Day, the Penrod Arts Fair opens at 9 a.m. and runs until 5 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. This fair, now in its 48th year, features more than 300 artists, six stages of entertainment from dance groups to chamber music, more than 50 arts-related non-profit organizations and an extensive children’s area. Also on hand will be food vendors and the Indiana Craft Beer Garden. Tickets are available for purchase at Marsh Supermarkets, Main Street Markets, The National Bank of Indianapolis, and the IMA.

The 13th Annual Bean Blossom Biker Fest kicked off this week and runs through Sunday at Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground, 5163 N. State Road 135, Morgantown. In addition to motorcycle events, attendees can enjoy live entertainment, the Redneck hillbilly golf, a scavenger hunt ride and the Hoosier Honeys contest. No one younger than 18 will be admitted. Camping is available. Visit for an event schedule, admission fee information and wristband discounts.