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Favorite FREE Kid Activities at the State Fair! (#INStateFair)

I’m heading to the fair several times this week with my 3-year-old and have already scoured the program for the free activities to make the most of our visit. Wonder Trail – Pick up your kit at the Indiana Farm Read more >

Concerts at the Indiana State Fair (#INStateFair)

Each and every year the Indiana State Fair brings Hoosiers exciting and entertaining concerts. This year, don’t miss a beat of it. Headliners perform at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Downtown Indianapolis and other entertaining acts grace the free stage at the Read more >

Talbot Street Art Fair June 9-10

My favorite piece of art that I own is a little carving I bought for about $10 on an Indianapolis side street. Sounds pretty classy huh? But this piece has now made three moves with my family, I look at Read more >

Super Bowl Village Opens January 27

Like many football fans around the country, Super Bowl weekend is always marked on my calendar even though I’ll likely never attend an actual game. Fortunately for me and all my fellow Hoosiers, this year the game comes to us. Read more >

Becoming a Serious Swirler at Bloomington’s Butler Winery

Even before I became the sophisticated 21-year-old that I am today, I always had a fascination with wine, and I made it my personal goal to one day be referred to as a “wine connoisseur” or even better, a “wino.” Now, Read more >

Did you say FREE?!

Why yes, yes I did. Conner Prairie, Indiana’s only Smithsonian affiliate will open it’s doors with free admission on Saturday Sept. 24, 2011 as part of the national Museum Day. This day is meant as a celebration of the dissemination Read more >

Free Entry to Indiana State Parks on September 11

In so many ways, it’s hard to believe it has been 10 years since the tragedies of September 11. I remember hearing about the World Trade Center while heading out to my first class of the morning my senior year at Butler Read more >

Having Fun, Saving Money at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Prior to this weekend’s trip, my only experience “visiting” Fort Wayne has consisted of flying by it as I drove along I-69 on my way to other places. What a shame, because as I learned during a quick overnight trip this weekend that Read more >

July 4 Celebrations in Indiana’s Most Patriotic Towns

If you’re looking to spend the 4th of July holiday a little differently this year, consider visiting some of Indiana’s most patriotic towns (which was determined exclusively by town name!) Americus, Indiana, found along I-65 in Tippecanoe County, is quite Read more >

Free Family Fun at Let’s Meet PBS Kids in the Park June 11

I will openly admit that on many occasions, especially rainy days or when he’s sick, I happily plop my two-year-old in front of the television for 30 minutes to entertain him. Fortunately, we have access to WFYI’s great television programming Read more >