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Nancy Heck, director of community relations and economic development of the city of Carmel, checks her calendar for dates of events. Shamrock the District, a weekend-long celebration of St. Patrick’s day, will start on March 16 in the Arts and Design District.

Muldoon’s to host ‘Shamrock the District’ on March 16

Allen Zhang March 14, 2018

According to Nancy Heck, director of community relations and economic development of the city of Carmel, the Irish pub Muldoon’s will host “Shamrock the District,” a weekend-long celebration of St....

Nancy Heck, director of community relations and economic development of the city of Carmel, maps the layout of Christkindlmarkt. Heck said the market will open on Nov. 18 along with The Ice at Center Green.

Christkindlmarkt and the Ice at Center Green to open on Nov. 18

Allen Zhang November 6, 2017

According to Nancy Heck, director of community relations and economic development of the city of Carmel, Christkindlmarkt and The Ice at Center Green will both open on Nov. 18 between the Palladium and...

Joe Blake, member of Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council and senior, discusses upcoming events at a council meeting. The council planned to host Pumpkinfest on Oct. 28 in the City Square.

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to host Pumpkinfest on Oct. 28

Allen Zhang October 19, 2017

According to Joe Blake, member of the Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council and senior, Pumpkinfest will take place on Oct. 28 in the City Square. “(Pumpkinfest) is a fall festival. We have vendors come in...

 Members of the Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council discuss upcoming events in the City Hall. They planned a variety of events geared towards high school students including Bow Wow Bash and a frisbee tournament.

Carmel to celebrate Oktoberfest on Sept. 22, Bow Wow Bash on Sept. 24

Allen Zhang September 20, 2017

According to Nancy Heck, director of community relations and economic development of the city of Carmel, Polkaboy, a local party band, will perform on the plaza level of the Carmel City Center on Sept....

A glass pumpkin sits on a table in Heck’s office. The brightly-colored object was made by a hot glass artist that comes to the Arts and Design District during gallery walks on the second Saturday of the month in the fall and the spring.

Carmel to host fall events

Allen Zhang, Managing Editor September 7, 2017

According to Nancy Heck, director of community relations and economic development of the city of Carmel, the Arts and Design District will host many events in the month of September. The first of these...

Rachel Estrada, Silver in the City shop leader, puts a necklace in a display. Estrada said the shop is trying to give back to the community, so it is donating a portion of its sales to local charities.

Carmel businesses looking to give back to community

Melissa Yap January 24, 2017

   According to Nancy Heck, Carmel director of community relations and economic development, many local businesses are donating portions of their sales and holding fundraising events for charity. One...

Susan Jabaras, manager of clothing and furniture store ReStyled, stocks sweaters in preparation for fall. Many other Carmel stores like Highgarden Real Estate are also preparing for fall holidays, such as hosting events like trick-or-treating.

Carmel to host fall-themed festivals

Melissa Yap, Managing Editor October 25, 2016

According to Nancy Heck, Carmel director of community relations and economic development, the Arts and Design District will host many fall celebrations in the coming weeks. “I’m most looking forward...

Elyse Beggs, Tina’s Traditional Tearoom baker, prepares dough for baked goods for a Dr. Who-themed event at the Tearoom. The next event will take place Oct. 21, and be based around Sherlock Holmes.

Carmel to host gallery walk, themed dining events, dodgeball tournament

Melissa Yap, Managing Editor October 6, 2016

According to Nancy Heck, Carmel director of community relations and economic development, the city’s Arts and Design District will host a gallery walk from 5 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 8. Local galleries on...

At Porchfest on Sept. 10, Luke Belcher and William “Will” Rice, Main Street Jazz Band members and freshmen, prepare to play a song. According to Nancy Heck, Carmel director of community relations and economic development, many more arts festivals will take place in the Arts and Design District throughout September, like the International Arts Festival on Sept. 24 and 25.

International Arts Festival to feature CHS students, Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council to host frisbee tournament

Melissa Yap, Managing editor September 13, 2016

 On Sept. 24 and 25, Carmel will hold the International Arts Festival. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 24 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 25. It will showcase 130 artists from...

Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) members lead community members at Zumba dancing. The CMYC will also help run a public dog festival on Aug. 27 at West Park. MELISSA YAP//PHOTO

City of Carmel to host festivals on weekends

Beats August 25, 2016

According to Nancy Heck, Carmel director of community relations and economic development, many festivals will take place during the weekends at the end of August and beginning of September. “We’ll...

Carmel experiences a dramatic outflow of college-bound students relocating to places other than the Midwest and staying there

Carmel experiences a dramatic outflow of college-bound students relocating to places other than the Midwest and staying there

acumen April 27, 2012

Junior Joshua “Josh” Coons has little more than a year left at Carmel High School. But for Coons, even those few months are far too long. According to Coons, a Carmel resident for 16 years, the city...

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