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Celebrate summer with family-friendly events at Spark!Fishers

Celebrate summer with family-friendly events at Spark!Fishers 

Celebrate summer with family-friendly events at Spark!Fishers 

It’s a community-led festival, planned by more than 100 local residents. And did we mention… it’s a ton of fun?! 

Stephanie Perry, Assistant Director, Public Relations, City of Fishers, tells us more about Spark!Fishers!


Spark!Fishers Friday Night Concert
June 28, Nickel Plate District Amphitheater, 7 p.m. 

Spark!Fishers 5K
June 29, Nickel Plate District, 8 a.m. 

•    Spark!Fishers returns for a second year on Saturday, June 29 in the Nickel Plate District in downtown Fishers!
•    The Independence Day festival features more than 100 local vendors (including tons of food & drink), 3 entertainment stages, a farmers’ market, artisan fair, a 5K walk/run, a parade, fireworks display, and more!
•    The all-day celebration has fun for all ages, including a Kids’ Zone, Teen Hangout, and a Veterans’ Hall to honor our local heroes.


•    The festivities kick off Friday night with a concert featuring national recording artists Vertical Horizon and Tonic in the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater. This concert is free but a ticket is required. Tickets can be obtained through ticket stops or online giveaways.
•    Spark!Fishers is free to attend.
Follow Spark!Fishers on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at @SparkFishers 

To learn more, visit www.sparkfishers.com

SEGMENT IS SPONSORED BY SPARK!FISHERS 

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How to make Apple Pie Tacos

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — It’s dessert … in a taco shell!

Apple Pie Tacos are easy, delicious, and kids love them! 

Apple Pie Tacos

9 soft street-taco shells (see note below)
2 tablespoons raw sugar 
1-1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, divided 
5 ROCKIT® apples, skin left on and diced
2 tablespoon raw honey 
1 tablespoon lemon juice 
2 teaspoons cornstarch 
1/4 cup water, plus more
coconut whipped cream 

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. On a plate, sprinkle raw sugar and cinnamon. Gently mix the two together. Spray both sides of the soft taco shells with nonstick cooking spray, then lightly dip both sides in the cinnamon mixture. 
2. Flip a muffin tin over. Place each cinnamon-coated soft taco shell between each of the muffin tins, so that the muffin-tin humps help the taco shell stay in place and formed. Place in the the oven and bake for 10 minutes. Remove and let cool completely. 
3. To make apple filling, combine chopped apples, honey, lemon juice and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a small saucepan. Stir cornstarch into the 1/4 cup water and add to the saucepan. Heat on medium for about 10 minutes until apples are completely softened and gooey-thick. You may need to add more water — about another 1/4 cup — as the apples cook to create a sauce-like mixture. 
4. Spoon the apple filling into each of the taco shells. Top with coconut whipped cream and a sprinkle cinnamon, or a little granola.  Enjoy immediately! 

Apple Pie Tacos (WISH Photo/Annessa Chumbley)

Note: A tortilla that’s about 3-4 inches across works great. If you need to, you can take a larger wheat tortilla, and cookie-cut it using a 3-4 inch small bowl. 

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