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2013 Vevay-Switzerland County celebrates Bicentennial-Oct. 4-13

It’s a 200th birthday party and you’re invited! Vevay-Switzerland County is celebrating their Bicentennial on October 4-13, 2013 with activities and events for all ages. Dubbed the “Birthplace of the First Successful Commercial Winery in the United States,” Switzerland County is also Read more >

57th Annual Covered Bridge Festival

The Covered Bridge Festival has been a big part of my life ever since I was a little girl. I grew up in a historic Bed & Breakfast in Rockville, Indiana that was once called Suit’s Us. I can remember Read more >

Indiana Short Film Festival October 11 – 13, 2013

Hollywood is coming to Hendricks County, sort of. Actually, it’s the anti-Hollywood. It’s the Indiana Short Film Festival, which will take place in Danville, Indiana on October 11 – 13, 2013. This is the only event in Central Indiana solely Read more >

IndyFringe Festival Wrap-Up: New Attendance Record. Again.

The 9th annual IndyFringe Festival closed Sunday, August 25th, having set attendance and box office records yet again. According to the Festival organizers, 17,286 people watched a play during the 10 days festival, marking a 16% increase over 2012 (another Read more >

2013 Indiana State Fair Reaches New Record for Attendance

Several weeks ago, Andy Klotz told me he thought we would never beat 2009’s record attendance of nearly 974,000. “School starts early, and the weather was really nice that year,” he said. “Plus the Coliseum is under construction. I don’t Read more >

IndyFringe Festival 2013 Starts August 15

“It’s that most wonderful time of the year, Where actors are acting, and buskers are busking, From both far and ne-e-e-ear! It’s that most festive time of the year!” It’s my most favorite time of year in the city, IndyFringe Read more >

“moontree music fest” In Greensburg, September 7, 2013

Fans of k.d. lang and e.e. cummings rejoice! The “moontree music fest” is coming to Greensburg, Indiana (Decatur County) Saturday, September 7, 2013. Clarification: k.d. lang and e.e. cummings will not be at the “moontree music fest.” Rather, the festival Read more >

43rd Annual Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration

There aren’t many things in Indianapolis older or more revered than the Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration. It’s the largest African-American event in the nation, and they’re expecting more than 300,000 people. They have a wide range of special events, Read more >

North Manchester FunFest By the River, August 8 – 10, 2013

Years ago, I used to drive through North Manchester (Wabash County) on my way to and from Syracuse (Kosciusko County), and every so often would stop at the Dairy Queen along the way, when I thought my wife wouldn’t find Read more >