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Posts about Family Activities and things to do in Indiana

Explore the Indy Cultural Trail


Long story short, in 2004 the city of Indianapolis gave permission to the cultural development commissioners to use the city right-of-way to build a walking/biking trail through the city. Local legends (Eugene and Marilyn Glick) committed $15 million, grants came Read more >

No, you’re not too late to enjoy autumn

Indiana Dunes State Park along Lake Michigan.

It seems the fall colors are a little delayed this year in Indiana Dunes Country, with the brilliant shades of red, orange and yellow just now starting their breakout. But the good news is that the colors should last through Read more >

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 >

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 >