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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 >

Wilkommen to Berne’s Swiss Days Festival!

  Entering the small town of Berne makes me feel like I’ve used my passport to travel thousands of miles and spent lots of money to visit a quaint Swiss village. The good news is I’ve not done so!   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 >

LEGO Brickworld Comes to Indiana State Fairgrounds, March 8 & 9, 2014

If you’re a LEGO fan, or have kids who love the Danish brick building system, get to the Indiana State Fairgrounds and the Ag/Hort Building for LEGO Brickworld on Saturday, March 8 (10 am – 6 pm) and Sunday, March 9 Read more >

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 >

Hendricks County Wants You to, uh, “Visit Hendricks County”

Hendricks County, just west of Indianapolis via I-70 and US 40 are encouraging people to “Visit Hendricks County” (also the official name of their convention and visitors bureau) this fall as part of their fall promotional campaign. They want people Read more >