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Fishers Renaissance Faire

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If you’re into larping, Monty Python, or Renaissance-period culture, then the Fishers Renaissance Faire at the Klipsch Music Center is for you! This was my first time to attend the Fishers Renaissance Faire. I’ve had a fascination with all things 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 >

Visit Southeast Indiana


I receive a monthly newsletter about all the events and activities going on in Southeast Indiana – Dearborn County specifically. In the last issue there was so much to do I knew I had to spread the word for all Read more >

Pea-fections Restaurant in Vincennes

Mocha Torte at Vincennes' Pea-fections Restaurant

Pea-fections Restaurant in Vincennes Pea-fections Restaurant in Vincennes is just about the cutest café I’ve frequented in a long while. It is named after its owner, Becky Pea, who started the business with husband Bill in 1996. They are professional Read more >

Madison Has July 4 Racing Fun


  During the early 1800s, Madison was a bustling town on the Ohio River in southern Indiana. Steamboats docked there, taking cargo up and down the river. After the railroad deflected business from the area several years later, citizens settled back, Read more >

Secrets of the Levi Coffin House


The Levi Coffin House on US 27 on Indiana’s central eastern border has secrets. It was not a secret that its owner, Levi Coffin, a Quaker from North Carolina and local businessman, was part of the Underground Railroad. Coffin was Read more >