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“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 >

Conner Prairie by Candlelight

There are few better ways to get in the spirit of the holiday season than at Conner Prairie by Candlelight. If you’re not familiar with Conner Prairie, it is an Interactive History Park in Fishers, Indiana that recreates life in Read more >

Wolf Park’s Annual Holiday Party

Get ready because Santa and his Elves will be arriving on the Purdue Boilermaker Special Train this Saturday at Wolf Park! Wolf Park is hosting a holiday party for the wolves (and for kids too!) from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Read more >

Jefferson Pointe – A Wonderful Winter Shopping Experience

Up here in northeast Indiana, the Christmas season is usually personified by crowded malls, busy stores and tons of people rushing about – inside. But there’s a different shopping experience to have at Jefferson Pointe, located in Fort Wayne. This Read more >

Visiting Hendricks County and Morgan County, Day 2

Day 2 of the Hendricks County travel writing trip sees us sitting in what I have dubbed the Man Cave, which was originally a high school cafeteria. Except now there are four men in here: two of the guys from Read more >

Holiday Happenings in Hamilton County

Getting into the holiday spirit is now easier than ever! This year instead of searching all over for holiday happenings, the Hamilton County Convention & Visitors Bureau has gathered ideas for everything from Santa sightings to gift giving into one place: the Read more >

A Beef & Boards Christmas Delivers Christmas Spirit

If you had asked me whether my kids would have loved A Beef & Boards Christmas, I would have had to think about it for a minute. My kids are older — teenagers, or nearly so — and they have Read more >

Santa’s Big Arrival at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

The holiday season has arrived…and so has Santa! This past Friday Santa arrived at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis in style with none other than IndyCar 500 Pole-sitter Ed Carpenter! Santa’s speedy driver raced to the world’s largest children’s museum in Read more >