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These Quilt Gardens Have Wowed Visitors for 10 Years

The 10th anniversary of the popular Quilt Gardens in Elkhart County will feature two new sites, a new Quilt Mural and one of the largest-ever exhibitions of Seward Johnson bronze sculptures outside of the artist’s personal retrospective. Planting of the 19 Read more >

You Have to See This Larger-Than-Life Art in Elkhart County

It’s never been done before in Elkhart County and, really, only once anywhere in the world. The Quilt Gardens and the downtowns of Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Middlebury, Bristol and Wakarusa will be the site of the largest exhibition of American Read more >

Northern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 3

We had to cut our day a little short yesterday, trying to cover the remaining seven microbreweries in the Northern Indiana Beer Trail (click here for the Google Map). We covered seven on the Northwestern Indiana Beer Trail, but we Read more >

Northern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 2

In trying to create an Indiana Beer Trail, we’ve hit a bit of a snag, but only a minor one. On Day 1, we managed to visit seven breweries all in “Da Region”, all within 20 miles of each other. Read more >

Be cozy, be satisfied, b on the River.

My fellow college students can agree that one of the best things about coming home for the holidays is gorging at favorite locals restaurants. Having lived in Elkhart for my entire life, the restaurants I frequent dont change much. However, Read more >

Explore Elkhart and the “574”

One of the best things about college is the weeks off were given for holiday breaks. But it always seems like after being home from about four days, college students are ready to head back to their respective universities. This Read more >

Civic Theatres in Indiana

Yesterday, I wrote a blog post about live theatres around downtown Indianapolis. And while I missed a few theatres we have around town (Asante Children’s Theatre, Beef & Boards, as well as theatres out in the suburbs), I realized I Read more >

Indulge Your Downton Abbey Interests at Ruthmere

Ruthmere Mansion in Elkhart, Indiana is a 1910 estateoffering visitors a glimpse into the lives of the rich and influential of early 1900s Indiana. On February 17, Ruthmere will celebrate the popularity of the PBS Masterpiece Classic show “Downton Abbey” Read more >

Elkhart’s Celebrate the Arts

One of the top items on my Indiana bucket list is the quilt gardens in Amish Country in northern Indiana. I’ve heard that they are so beautiful, and for someone who loves flowers as much as I do, I’m sure Read more >

Renovation of Historic Elkhart Theatre Earns Indiana Landmarks Award

Indiana Landmarks, a private nonprofit organization that saves meaningful places throughout the state, has awarded its annual Cook Cup for Outstanding Restoration to the City of Elkhart for saving The Lerner Theatre. Built in 1924, the theater was built to Read more >