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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, happening August 13-15 in Bloomington, is something entirely different: affordable, accessible, and close to home. Read more >

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 >

Fort Wayne’s Greek Fest– Colorful, Sweet Fun

Oompa!   Fort Wayne is blessed with an abundance of cultures and people who love to celebrate cultural diversity. This is always evident at the annual Greek Fest, which will be held on June 25-28, 2015. It is held in 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 >