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National Maple Syrup Festival

We just got back from a weekend of syrup-filled fun at the National Maple Syrup Festival in Brown County. This was Brown County’s first time to host the event and our entire visit was wonderful. I’m sure it had nothing Read more >

Maple Syrup

I’m a little like Buddy the Elf and I love syrup. Who doesn’t? So I’ve been hearing a lot about different syrup events across the state and have already marked a few in my calendar: Maple Syrup Festival in Brown Read more >

Fort Wayne’s Johnny Appleseed Festival — Fun for Families!

Johnny Appleseed Festival Video I love the Johnny Appleseed Festival for so many reasons. I have attended at least 20 times during my lifetime so I can give an educated evaluation for my affection for this huge event in my Read more >

Auburn: Greatest Car Show on Earth

  If you thought the world’s greatest classic collector car show and sale took place in California, London, or Monte Carlo, you’d be wrong. It takes place 20 miles north of Fort Wayne in Auburn.   The Auburn Fall Collector Read more >

Great Food and Drinks at Dig IN 2014

I finally got to visit my very first Dig IN, the Indiana food and drink celebration held every year at White River State Park. I’ve been given media passes for the last three years, but because it happens on the Read more >

Sail Your Cares Away at Winona Lake

A sense of peace filled me as I strolled down Chestnut St. in Winona Lake one early morning. And I do mean Down! The inn is located high on a hill that would intimidate me in winter!   I like Read more >

International Village Offers Cultural Fun

        Attending The International Village at the Three Rivers Festival in Fort Wayne was a definite highlight of my summer!        The city’s international community has been flourishing in recent years, and this was an excellent way to showcase Read more >

Indiana Bastille Day on Saturday, July 12th in Fortville (Hancock County)

Just 8 days after the U.S. celebrates its independence day, it’s France’s turn. July 14th is the day France celebrates its independence from, well, France. La Fête Nationale celebrates the beginning of the French Revolution and their storming of the Read more >

Summer Festivals, Free Concerts & Family Fun in Kokomo

Kokomo is a short drive for a fun (and affordable!) family-friendly weekend getaway. Spend the day enjoying high-energy water slides, riding on the lazy river, playing in the splash pad, and swimming at Kokomo Beach Family Aquatic Center.  Admission is Read more >