Make your own gingerbread house
FISHERS — Learn to make a gingerbread house at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Road. Professional baker Rascia Johnson will discuss patterns, share ideas, and teach the basics of gingerbread recipes and construction for a lasting gingerbread house. The cost of the class is $20 for non-members. Visit connerprairie.org for more information.
Museum art-making workshops set for veterans
INDIANAPOLIS — In honor of Veterans Day, the Indiana State Museum will host two free art-making workshops from 12:30 to 2 p.m. and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6. The workshops, facilitated by art therapist Kristi Gmutza, use a holistic approach to art-making. No formal training or expertise in art is required. The first session is family-friendly inviting children of all ages to participate along with the veterans and soldiers in their lives. The second session is designed for veterans and their adult companions. For more information, visit indianahistory.org.
500 Festival princess applicants wanted
INDIANAPOLIS — Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Indianapolis 500 Festival Princess Program. The application, available online at 500festival.com/princessprogram, is due Jan. 8. Applicants must be Indiana residents, between the ages of 18 and 23, be enrolled full-time in an accredited Indiana college or university, maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be unmarried with no children and be actively involved in at least one extracurricular activity. Check the festival website for more information.