Nappanee – Amish Arces, The Round Barn Theatre Built in 1911, this round barn has been the backdrop for great musicals and plays since 1986. Performances include: Plain and Fancy, a musical about Amish life, Once Upon a Mattress, Oklahoma and Barefoot in the Park.
Shipshewana – The Shipshewana Flea Market & Auction
Tuesday and Wednesdays this small town is transformed into the Midwest’s largest outdoor flea market. On Wednesdays, start the day with one of 10 auctioneers selling everything from dishes to antique furniture.
South Bend – LaSalle Grill Offers an inventive fare, excellent service and ambience.
South Bend – President Lincoln’s Carriage at the Studebaker National Museum On June 11, Lincoln: The Man You Didn’t Know will open and showcase Lincoln’s 1865 Barouche Carriage from the Museum’s collection. The exhibit is part of Indiana’s Bicentennial Celebration of Abraham Lincoln’s birth.
Winona – Village at Winona
This thriving arts community on the shores of Winona Lake, near Warsaw, is home to artisans, historic homes, finest dining establishments and Billy Sunday, early 1900’s baseball player turned evangelistic minister. Update 3/31 – Be sure to check out Cerulean Restaurant (earlier post here) for some great asian-fusion cuisine.
Wakarusa – Wakarusa Dime Store
A tradition since 1969, selling more than 40 tons of Wakarusa jelly beans annually!
— Update 3/31 —
Gary – Gary Southshore Railcats Minor League Baseball
Watch the Railcats attempt to win back the Northern League Championship that they held in 2005-2007. The home opener is on Monday, May 11 at 2:30PM against the Joliet JackHammers.