Sep
21
4:00 PM16:00

GlobalFest 2019

Think global and fest local at Global Fest! Celebrate culture and community with live world music, food trucks, Global Games, artisans and more. Noon to 10:00 p.m.

The Freetown Village Singers will perform 4:00p - 5:00p.

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Oct
4
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Dec
6
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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2019 Freetown Village Celebrates Christmas (Matinee)
Dec
7
2:00 PM14:00

2019 Freetown Village Celebrates Christmas (Matinee)

Freetown Village Celebrates Christmas promises to inspire as it explores the significance of family and cultural traditions during this holiday season. Set in the 1870s in an African American community, the play celebrates the richness of community, the spirit of giving, and the preservation of family traditions.

Tickets available now!

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Sep
6
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Aug
17
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Center for Black Literature & Culture (2nd floor Cret).

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Aug
2
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Center for Black Literature & Culture (2nd floor Cret).

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Jul
20
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Pike Branch Library.

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Jun
8
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the College Avenue Branch Library.

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"A Day in the Life of....Rev. Strong"
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

"A Day in the Life of....Rev. Strong"

In our “Day in the Life of...” series, one of the costumed Freetown Village ‘residents’ will share their life experiences with your audience. 

In the "Day in the Life of Rev. Samuel P. Strong", you'll listen to the moving story of Rev. Strong's  kidnapping into slavery and his daring escape to freedom on the Underground Railroad. Share his encounters with legendary abolitionist Harriet Tubman who inspired him.

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May
3
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Center for Black Literature & Culture (2nd floor Cret).

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Apr
5
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Wayne Branch Library.

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Mar
1
2:00 PM14:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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PreEnactment Indy
Oct
6
12:00 PM12:00

PreEnactment Indy

#PreEnact Indy 2018! We'll be there Oct 6th, 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., providing interactive, roving theater performances. Stop by the Freetown Village "barbershop" (16th & Yandes), and be sure to check out the vintage race cars (16th Street garage) and learn about the legendary African American race car driver Charlie Wiggins from his "niece".

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