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Peru’s Circus City Festival

  I’ve always loved the circus. Clowns, trapeze artists, elephants, even sawdust, are all parts of a fun, breath-taking experience that began after watching circuses in my childhood. So when I first traveled to Peru, Indiana, in central Indiana, a Read more >

Sweet Sites at Fort Wayne’s Festival of Gingerbread

I’m not a terribly crafty person so I admire people who are talented at making intriguing items with their hands. I love the Festival of Gingerbread at the Fort Wayne History Center for that reason. I can’t imagine creating any Read more >

Christmas at the Orchard

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 >

Three Rivers Festival is back!

Since 1969, Fort Wayne has celebrated the source of its founding, our three rivers, with a festival that brings the community together, the Three Rivers Festival. With each passing year, the festival grows and adds more fun to their lineup. This Read more >

National Powwow XVI Celebration Returns to Hendricks County, July 3-6

American Indian Tribal Dancing, Tipis, Music, Crafts to Provide Unique Cultural Experience The National Powwow is a once-every-three-years event, and it’s returning to Danville, Indiana (Hendricks County) from July 3 – 6 at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds. Started in 1969, Read more >

Tenderloin Throwdown Happening July 19 in Greensburg, Indiana

Ladies and gentlemen, start your fryers! Okay, I may be off by a couple of months, but I’m excited for a break in the weather, for two reasons. One, the Indianapolis 500 is coming up in May — 86 days Read more >

Mayberry in the Midwest Festival Coming to Danville, IN May 17-18

If you loved The Andy Griffith Show growing up, you’ll be pleased to learn you can have your own taste of Mayberry in downtown Danville, Indiana, in Hendricks County (west of Indianapolis). With home cooking and Andy Griffith Show nostalgia around, Read more >

Two Festival of Trees in Indiana This Year

Paramount Theatre Festival of Trees, Anderson, Indiana At the Paramount Theatre, they’re bringing back the local favorite, the Festival of Trees. With decorated trees, wreaths, Larry Davenport’s world-famous train village, musical concerts, a visit by Santa Clausweek-long children’s entertainment, ballroom Read more >