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IN Repertory Theatre: To Kill a Mockingbird

Back when I attended Taylor University in Upland, I joined a group of students who enjoyed theater and traveled to downtown Indianapolis to view shows from the Indiana Repertory Theatre (IRT). I don’t know where we found the money or Read more >

Richmond’s Meltdown Winter Ice Festival is Very Cool

It is cold. There is no denying that, so the only thing you can do is embrace it and Richmond’s Meltdown Winter Ice Festival does just that!For three days this coming weekend (January 28-30, 2016), visitors can walk the streets Read more >

Discover Fossils at Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center

    I’ll bet when you think of winter outdoor activities in Indiana you never think of fossil hunting. Well, you should consider it because examining 390-million-year-old fossil beds, which are among the largest, naturally exposed Devonian fossil beds in Read more >

Trains on Main, a Rising Sun Tradition

As a young girl growing up near Pittsburgh, some of my fondest Christmas memories include the vast holiday decorating my parents would undertake. Dad–the original “Clark Griswold” of Christmas Vacation movie fame—with trees, wreaths, and thousands (and thousands) of lights Read more >

At Old Jail Inn, spend a comfy night behind bars. Really!

The Old Jail Inn on the downtown square in Rockville is probably the only place in Indiana where you can stay overnight in a prison cell because you want to, not because you have to. This bed and breakfast with nine Read more >

Is There Any Place More Beautiful Than Indy at Christmas?

  I may be biased but there may not be a more beautiful Hoosier city at Christmas than Indianapolis.  The best part of Indianapolis is not just seeing it from above. Dozens of activities are available during the season that Read more >

Celebrate Christmas in Fort Wayne!

Make time in your Christmas schedule to visit the friendly city of Fort Wayne this year. There’s so much to do! This video may help you make decisions on which to do first! Here are my favorites: Downtown’s Annual Holiday Read more >

Santa arrives by seaplane, kicks-off 2015 Ohio County holiday events

When your Main Street begins at the beautiful Ohio River waterfront that’s all the more reason to have Santa Claus arrive by seaplane! The public is invited to meet on Front Street in Rising Sun on Friday, December 4 around Read more >