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Indiana Foodways Alliance’s 10 Top Picks for Holiday Treats

The Holidays are quickly approaching so start planning now for your traditions and  festivities. Bring a new tradition to the table whether it is fine wine or fine chocolates, stop by one of Indiana Foodways Alliance’s Top Picks for your Read more >

Be Inspired at the Decatur Sculpture Tour

  Its amazing what one can construct with hundreds of pieces of metal. Maybe even a horse. If you don’t believe me, go to Decatur, Indiana and observe Seats Taken. It is a new sculpture designed and assembled by Decatur Read more >

Summer is the Time to ‘Tak-in’ a Hoosier Zoo

The sun is shining which means thousands of animals throughout Indianas zoos are smiling — at least the ones that like warm weather. Indianas zoos have a plethora of opportunities to view traditional animals like giraffes to the unusual like Read more >

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Minnetrista this Summer

Guest Blog by Sam Condon, Communications Specialist at Minnetrista Summer is just around the corner, and were off to see THE WIZARD OF OZ as Minnetrista hosts the first-ever licensed traveling educational exhibit, based on the beloved movie classic.   Read more >

Celebrate Fiber Arts Festival at Salomon Farm

I love to see kids experience live farm animals face-to-face like sheep, alpacas, goats, rabbits. Dozens of these furry creatures will be hand at the petting zoo at the annual Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Festival in Fort Wayne on Friday Read more >

Welcome to Fairyville at Nickel Plate Arts campus!

  WANTED: A little girl who believes in make-believe fairies and likes to dress up with wings and build a fairy house and is not afraid to talk to fairies. Im not making this up. The 4th Annual Welcome to Read more >

Conner Prairie Re-Opens for Spring

Todays the day! ItsOpeningWeekend for the outdoor grounds at Conner Prairie! The Conner home Prairietown, the Nature Walk, the Civil War Journey, and everything else on the outdoor grounds re-opens today. The entire weekend of March 24-27, which falls on Read more >

Fort Waynes Embassy Theatre Unveils New Features

The Avett Brothers were a new name to me, but knowing they combine bluegrass, country, punk, pop melodies, folk, rock and roll, indie rock, honky tonk and ragtime is intriguing. I might have to give it a go!   For Read more >

Spring Break Fun in Clark & Floyd Counties

Still looking for more ideas for spring break close to home? Here’s an great option in Southern Indiana – Clark Floyd Counties. I spent a weekend here last year and vowed to go back and hit some areas I just Read more >

Have Sweet, Sticky Fun at National Maple Syrup Festival

Photo by Shirley Lance, courtesy of Brown County Photography Club   My kids never knew this, but our vacations were designed to have an educational element. That was never truer than at the National Maple Syrup Festival in Medora. It Read more >