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Fort Wayne’s 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 >

Big Ten Basketball Madness Descends on Indy This March

Indianapolis plays host to the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments this March, marking Indy’s 10th time hosting the men’s championship and the 19th time hosting the women’s championship. The women’s tournament will be held from March 2-6 and Read more >

Trains on Main, a Rising Sun Tradition

As a young girl growing up near Pittsburgh, some of my fondest Christmas memories include the vast holiday decorating my parents would undertake. Dad–the original “Clark Griswold” of Christmas Vacation movie fame—with trees, wreaths, and thousands (and thousands) of lights Read more >

Take in Sacred Journeys at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

It’s no secret that I’m a regular visitor to The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. The combination of living 15 minutes away, having a child living at home and a membership card in my wallet makes it an easy decision … Read more >

Santa arrives by seaplane, kicks-off 2015 Ohio County holiday events

When your Main Street begins at the beautiful Ohio River waterfront that’s all the more reason to have Santa Claus arrive by seaplane! The public is invited to meet on Front Street in Rising Sun on Friday, December 4 around Read more >

So Much to Discover at Muncie’s Gem – Minnetrista

Have you heard of a place for years and never visited it and when you finally did, you went ‘Wow!’ That’s what I felt when I recently toured the place called Minnetrista in Muncie. The word Minnetrista means ‘gathering place Read more >

Canal Rides at Delphi’s Harvest Festival

You’ve always wanted to experience the thrill of riding in a canal boat, right? You’ve got a chance this weekend in Delphi during Harvest Festival. Canal rides closed for the season on Labor Day weekend. But on October 17, you Read more >