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The Sounds of Summer are Rockin’ Along the South Shore!

One of the best things about summer in the South Shore? Festivals! Plenty of food – from BBQ and gyros to funnel cakes and cotton candy and don’t forget about kids activities like parades, face painting and carnival rides. It Read more >

Middle Coast Film Fest in Bloomington

    When you hear “film festival,” you probably think: expensive, far away, gotta have an industry connection to even get near it. Middle Coast Film Fest, happeningAugust 13-15 in Bloomington, is something entirely different: affordable, accessible, andclose to home. Read more >

Burn Baby Burn – Firehouse BBQ & Blues

When I was in high school and college, it was a summertime Richmond tradition to cruise by the fire station on South A Street and wave to the cute firemen hanging out on the bench by the street. I’m happy Read more >

Tips for a Trip to the Farmer’s Market

  South Bend Farmer’s Market One of my favorite Saturday morning traditions is visiting the Columbus Farmer’s Market. We love to wander around, pick up a few things to eat for the week ahead, savor some sausage breakfast sandwiches, and Read more >

Penrod Arts Fair a Local Favorite

A much loved, Indianapolis tradition of mine is attending the Penrod Art Fair that occurs every year in early September at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. For me, nothing rings in fall like an outdoor festival with great art and Read more >

49th Annual Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival in Nappanee, IN

It’s hard to believe the Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival has been going on for as long as it has, but they’re celebrating their 49th annual festival from August 4 – 7 (Thursday through Sunday). Featuring more than 220 Read more >

Jasper Strassenfest in Dubois County, August 4 – 7, 2011

If you’re German, like Germans, or just want to hang around a bunch of Germans, visit the Jasper Strassenfest in Dubois County, from August 4 – 7. This year’s festival, with the theme “Living – Giving – Growing…Together,” celebrates the Read more >

Get Fired Up at the Red Hot & Wild Kokomo Chili Cook-Off

Are you ready for a warm up this winter? The weather may be chilly, but the chili will be hot during the 11th Annual Red Hot & Wild Kokomo Chili Cook-off! Theeventwill be held on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at Read more >

Get Happy at the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Where can you mingle, drink, eat and listen to world-class musicians after work? Easy. Happy Hour at the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. Every few months the ISO hosts a Thursday evening Happy Hour, and youre in luck because the next one Read more >

Bloomington’s Entertainment & Arts District (BEAD), Home to Unique Businesses in a College Setting

A last minute trip to visit friends at Indiana University—spontaneity at it’s finest. Friday afternoon rolls around and after a disappointing loss to Xavier Thursday night, my friends and I were ready to get out of the Butler bubble for Read more >