Top Picks – December 10

GREENFIELD — Greenfield Main Street will play host to the second of its Very Merry Christmas classic movies with “Elf” at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the H.J. Ricks Centre for the Arts, 122 W. Main St. “Elf” is the story of Buddy the Elf (Will Ferrell), who leaves the North Pole in search of his real father (James Caan), a human on Santa’s Naughty List, and ends up saving Christmas. The 2 p.m. showing features a Christmas sing-along. Admission is $4 per ticket.

INDIANAPOLIS — Conservatory Crossing returns to Garfield Park, 2505 Conservatory Drive, through Dec. 31. Hundreds of poinsettias decorate the conservatory along with model trains, villages, lights and the annual scavenger hunt. As darkness falls, the entire conservatory is illuminated by thousands of twinkling lights. The conservatory is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.; it’s open until 8 p.m. Dec. 18 to 20 and 26 to 27. Admission is $3 per person or $8 for families. For information, call 317-327-7275 or visit or garfieldgarden

INDIANA — As soon as there is adequate snow, Indiana’s four snowmobile trails will be open through March 30. The 68-mile Buffalo Run Trail is in western St. Joseph County, the 61-mile Miami Trail is in Elkhart County, the 34-mile Heritage Trail is in southeastern Allen County and the 40-mile Salamonie Trail is at Salamonie Lake in Wabash and Huntington counties. No trail pass is required, but all snowmobiles must be registered with the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles. For more information on snowmobiling in Indiana, visit

INDIANAPOLIS — Now through Jan. 2, more than 50 decorated trees are on display at the Indiana History Center’s Festival of Trees, 450 W. Ohio St. Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, and noon until 5 p.m. Sundays through Christmas. Visit for information.