June 3-4, times vary. If you can't find someone to make you laugh at a comedy festival then your sense of humor is a lost cause. Headliners include Bobcat Goldthwait, Roy Wood Jr., Justin Willman, Beth Stelling, Michelle Wolf and many more.
Various locations in Downtown Bloomington, prices vary, some all-ages, some 21+
June 4, noon - 6 p.m. Your friendly Engagement Editor loves to highlight beer festivals, so I'm throwing you a curveball this week. Sample more than 200 wines from Indiana wineries while soaking up the sun Saturday.
Military Park, 601 W New York St., $25 advance, $35 doors, 21+
June 3, times vary. Events at the Harrison Center, Do317 Lounge and Gallery 924 at the Arts Council highlight a jam-packed First Friday in Indy.
Various locations in Indy, FREE, all-ages
June 3, 6:30 p.m. Back to regular programming with beer festivals. In its 5th year History on Tap will feature tastings from more than 20 local brewers, plus food, entertainment and more.
Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Road, $40, 21+
June 3, 5 p.m. EAT ALL THE FOOD TRUCK FOOD! But really, 30+ trucks will be present plus live music, games and art vendors — a great way to kick off your weekend.
Old National Centre (parking lot), 502 N. New Jersey St., $5, 5 and under are free, all-ages.
6. Diane Coffee
June 4, 9 p.m. It's scientifically proven to be impossible not to be ecstatically happy while in the crowd at a Diane Coffee show.
The Hi-Fi, 1043 Virginia Ave. Ste. 4, $10 advance, $12 doors, 21+
June 4, 8:30 a.m. Kick off Circle City IN Pride by getting the blood pumping in this early morning 5K through Herron Morton neighborhoods.
June 5, 7 p.m. Imagine this: You're driving to church for Confessional on a Sunday afternoon in Early November and....okay, that was terrible, but this concert won't be.
Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park, 801 W. Washington St., prices vary, all-ages.
June 3-5, times vary. As their website says: "Don’t miss the largest and longest running tour of vintage homes in Indiana." Head here for more info on the homes involved.
Various locations in Meridian-Kessler Neighborhood, $20, all-ages.
June 3, 9 p.m. Brillz debut album is titled TWONK. What is TWONK? I'll let Brillz speak for himself: "Twonk is a human weirdo, and twonk team is the movement of the weirdos. Twonk is about creativity, it's about individuality, it's about being weird... it's about self expression." Be weird yo.
Deluxe at Old National Centre, 502 N. New Jersey St., $15, all-ages.