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Posts about things in Indiana’s Central region

More Pumpkin, Please

We only get pumpkins in our lives for a short time, so it’s time to go into full-on-pumpkin-mode for the entire month of October. Yelp has gathered up every pumpkin-themed object we could think of and put them into categories so you can kick back and Read more >

Fairmount’s James Dean Festival

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I like old cars. I’ve no particular favorites, but especially anything red (that is my favorite color). So attending car shows is a pleasurable activity for me as I imagine the days when these classics were new and cruised Main Read more >

Dig IN

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Now that I have to be rolled everywhere I go (thanks to eating my way through the State Fair) I have yet another great foodie event to attend – Dig IN!Returning for the sixth year, this festival is all about Read more >

White River Canoe Company


I think it has been over 15 years since I canoed, but when my daughter mentioned going last week I thought it sounded like a blast. I knew there was a place close to Indy and found White River Canoe Read more >