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Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Turns 50!

 If you’ve had ‘Visit the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’ on your family’s bucket list, make plans to get there this summer. There’s never been a better time!  The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, which opened April 25, is kicking off a Read more >

Learn about the Past at Fort Wayne’s Old Fort

Click here for a video of the Old Fort in Fort Wayne  What do costumes, spinning wheels, music and fresh air have in common? They’re all part of Fort Wayne’s Old Fort experience! If you want to inspire a love Read more >

Enjoy Cabaret at Ft Wayne’s LaSalle Bed and Breakfast Inn

Sion Bass may not be a household name, but he holds distinction as the first Colonel from Indiana to be killed in the Civil War. Originally from Kentucky, he moved his family to Fort Wayne and lived in a two-story 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 >

Foellinger Freimann Botanical Conservatory

Calling all green thumbs! I have the place for you …. Foellinger Freimann Botanical Conservatory in Fort Wayne. It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, you can see first hand some beautiful examples of nature.Visitors can walk through 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 >

African / African-American Museum Offers Unique Exhibits

  I love learning about cultures around the world. While I don’t have the finances to visit most of the areas that interest me, I do the next best thing – visit museums.  Recently, I visited the African / African-American Read more >

Fort Wayne trails provide great fun

Searching for a way to take advantage of the great weather we’ve been having this summer? There is no better way than to spend it outside, taking in the scenes of the season. With over 80 miles of trails, Fort Read more >