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10 Reasons You Must Experience Mayberry in the Midwest

Ever wished you could step inside your television and become a resident of the fictional town of Mayberry portrayed on the 1960s hit, The Andy Griffith Show? That dream is actually more possible than you might think. During the third weekend in Read more >

Stomp Your Feet at the Bill Monroe Bluegrass Music Festival

Warm weather brings so many opportunities to enjoy being with other people in an outdoor setting. One of my favorite type of events is an outdoor concert. When possible, I try to attend concerts with a lawn setting and the Read more >

Mayberry in the Midwest Festival– Go-o-o-lly!

If there is one event guaranteed to grant smiles among those in attendance, it surely must be the Mayberry in the Midwest Festivalheld in Danville in Hendricks County on May 20-22. Im smiling just thinking of the popular 1960s Andy Read more >

Celebrate Fiber Arts Festival at Salomon Farm

I love to see kids experience live farm animals face-to-face like sheep, alpacas, goats, rabbits. Dozens of these furry creatures will be hand at the petting zoo at the annual Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Festival in Fort Wayne on Friday Read more >

Garden Gate Festival Features Jazz, Art, Wine

Finally the weather has cleared and Im geared to get outside and enjoy life! The Garden Gate Festivalin Huntingburg in southwestern Indiana is the perfect opportunity to do that. It takes placeon Saturday, April 16. With everything from cool music Read more >

Sassafras Tea Festival / Civil War Re-Enactment in Jennings County

When I read about the Sassafras Tea Festival and Civil War Living History in Jennings County on April 23-24, I had to research. I had never eaten or even seen the plant of sassafras and had no idea it was Read more >

Jay County Fiber Fest Offers Furry How-to’s

Having been raised on a farm, I am acquainted with cows and horses, but not sheep. We never had one baa in our barnyard. Maybe thats why I find sheep fascinating. References in the Bible about them are not complimentary Read more >

Have Sweet, Sticky Fun at National Maple Syrup Festival

Photo by Shirley Lance, courtesy of Brown County Photography Club   My kids never knew this, but our vacations were designed to have an educational element. That was never truer than at the National Maple Syrup Festival in Medora. It Read more >

Celebrate Christmas in Fort Wayne!

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