The Waterfront's pick of things to do in and around Indianapolis

 

  • Mecum Spring Classic Car Auction at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

  • USA Diving World Championships Trials

  • Fast Friday Practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

  • 47th Annual Broad Ripple Art Fair

Mecum Spring Classic Car Auction at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

The Mecum Auction Company is the world leader of collector car, vintage and antique motorcycle, and Road Art sales, hosting auctions throughout the United States. The company has been specializing in the sale of collector cars for 30 years, now offering more than 15,000 vehicles per year and averaging more than one auction each month. Established by President Dana Mecum in 1988, Mecum Auctions remains a family-run company headquartered in Walworth, Wis.

 

USA Diving World Championships Trials

The 2017 USA Diving World Championship Individual Trials bring together the best senior athletes in the country to compete for four World Championship Team spots. The pressure is on for both men’s and women’s 3-meter and 10-meter events. The drama-filled competition takes place at the Indiana University Natatorium Friday-Sunday and admission is $5-$15.

Fast Friday Practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Be part of the excitement leading to the running of this year’s Indy 500 at the last practice day before qualifications, as drivers and crews are working to dial in the perfect setup. Marco Andretti is leading the pack so far, turning laps topping 226 mph. Veteran racers Will Power, Ed Carpenter, Scott Dixon, and Helio Castroneves are close behind. Tickets for Friday are $15.

47th Annual Broad Ripple Art Fair
Art takes over Broad Ripple this weekend! Come to the Indianapolis Art Center to find high-quality, one-of-a-kind, original art by more than 200 national-level artists and artisans. Take a break from shopping to listen to live music, enjoy food and beer, or even take part in an interactive activity. Tickets are good for both days and are $12 for adults and $3 for kids 3-12.