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BUV at Conner Prairie's Festival of Machines

We'll be at Conner Prairie's Festival of Machines this weekend (September 13 & 14, from 10 am to 5 pm), helping celebrate Indiana's contributions to the world of machinery. From race cars and jeeps, tractors and planes, we'll be with fans, engineers, restoration nuts, and gear heads.

Conner Prairie will have the following on display:

  • collector's showcase of rare vintage automobiles including a 1914 Stutz Bearcat and a 1974 Ferrari 246 GT Coupe.
  • Meet and greet with IndyCar driver Pippa Mann; rides in a Dallara IndyCar Factory 2 Seater ($20/limited availability).
  • Kids in motion: Pedal car and soapbox derby courses, engine tinkering, science experiments, hayrides, Radio Disney I-STEM Quiz Show, and much more.
  • Huge display of vintage fire engines, tractors, airplanes, boats and helicopters.

There will be a kids' activity tent with all kinds of things to build and try, as well as food trucks.

You can find out more about Festival of Machines and view the complete schedule of events here.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for kids ages 2 – 12, and members and children under 2 are free.


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The Institute for Affordable Transportation is a not-for-profit public charity devoted to improving the lives of the world's poor by providing simple, low-cost vehicles in order to facilitate community transformation.

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