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Witness the Power of Natural Disasters at “Nature Unleashed”

Come witness the raw power of nature in Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters at the Indiana State Museum, March 11 – May 29, 2017. Explore the science behind earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes and volcanoes. See what causes the ground to shake, Read more >

A Day of Shopping, Art, Food & Fun in Rising Sun

On a Saturday morning, I headed out with a friend to see what was happening in Rising Sun, one of the beautiful historic rivertowns along the Ohio River Scenic Byway in southeastern Indiana. Check the hours of local shops and Read more >

Don’t Miss 25-Cent Admission to Dillinger Museum in February

One quarter is all you need for the entire month of February Crime doesn’t pay, and to learn that, all you need is a quarter. For the entire month of February 2017, the admission is only 25 cents to all Read more >

Happy Eating on the Hoosier Pie Trail

There are 19 stops on the Indiana Foodways Alliance’s Hoosier Pie Trail that placed 4th  “Best Food Trail” by USA Today’s 10Best Choice. Yep! You heard that right! It beat out the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Bourbon and Pie ….I like Read more >

Levi and Catherine Coffin: Historic Hoosier Heroes

History is all over our beautiful state and while I rarely play favorites, suffice it to say that the Levi and Catherine Coffin House in Fountain City is one of my favorites. I’ve visited this site numerous times, but this Read more >

Get Your Copy of the Bicentennial Torch Relay Documentary

“Everlasting Light: The Story of Indiana’s Bicentennial Torch Relay” is a 37-minute documentary produced by the Department of Telecommunications at Ball State University. The documentary serves to commemorate the Torch Relay for future Hoosier generations. You can purchase a DVD Read more >

Hands-On Fun at Falls of the Ohio State Park

Last year I visited Falls of the Ohio State Park in Southern Indiana. It was a great visit, but I knew I had to go back because the interpretive center was undergoing a renovation and thank goodness, I had the Read more >

The Bicentennial Experience Debuts at the Indiana State Fair

Do you know Indianas tie to North Americas longest underground river, the Empire State Building, space travel and a popular gum that doubles your chewing pleasure? You can find out the answers to these questions and more in The Bicentennial Read more >

Conner Prairie’s Treetop Outpost is Not Just for Kids

Since the fall I’ve been looking forward to the newest exhibit at Conner Prairie – the Treetop Outpost. And July 1, 2016 it opens!! I was able to get a sneak peek earlier in the week and was amazed at Read more >

Witness Birth of a State’ in Corydon

How long has it been since youve been invited to witness a 200+-year-old birth? The answer is neverat least I hope so! This is a real invitation for you and everyone else from Indiana to participate in a special bicentennial Read more >