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Les Mis

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I’m a sucker for a Broadway show. And when you can get one in such a unique atmosphere … well that is just a bonus. When I was in Huntington a few weeks ago I met Rich Najuch, one of Read more >

Vevay, Indiana to Host Christmas Kick-Off

If you’re looking for a way to kick off the Christmas season, consider heading to Vevay in southeast Indiana along the Ohio River. Switzerland County Tourism and Vevay Main Street are coordinating their holiday activities to give residents and visitors Read more >

Christmas at the Orchard

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Last year I visited Beasley’s Orchard for the first time and wrote about their apple festival (which I sadly had to miss). But, I just heard about their annual event Christmas at the Orchard which is set to take place Read more >

“Dear Santa…”

Santa Claus, Indiana, is celebrating a remarkable event this year; the 100th anniversary of the Santa Letters program. Our little town has spent the past century helping Santa answer the hundreds of thousands of letters that have flooded the post Read more >

Huntington County Dining

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By now, you’ve read my shopping in Huntington County blog, right? What I didn’t mention were two other stops I made that were definitely highlights of the trip. The Emporium  – Have you heard of Joseph Decuis? The Eshelman family Read more >

Huntington County Shopping

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My sister used to live in Huntington County … a long time ago. I haven’t been there since (and I’m sad to say that means it has been over 10 years). So … when I ventured up that way a Read more >