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One Destination, Endless Possibilities… Downtowns | Scenic Drives | Signature Foods | Quilt Gardens | Historic Sites | Unique Shops

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Drive The Heritage Trail

Voted a USA Today Readers Choice and named one of America’s “Most Scenic Drives” This scenic winding loop explores welcoming communities, area attractions and Amish life. It’s easy to follow, packed with fun facts, and best of all, you set the pace. Start with a Free audio driving tour (available in CD or digital download)

Quilt Gardens

It’s free, it’s fun and it’s fantastic!

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Quilt Gardens

Downtowns

friendly hometown hospitality

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Downtowns

RV

You’ll find everything RV here in the RV Capital

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Pumpkinvine

Experience vacation variety with activities galore.

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Pumpkinvine

Gateway Mile

A set-your-own-pace walking tour.

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Gateway Mile

Itins & Top Tens

Find the best of everything here.

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Itins & Top Tens

Spring Hall of Fame RV Show

Multiple Dates 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The 3rd Annual Spring Hall of Fame RV Show returns to the RV/MH Hall of Fame. Featuring hundreds of brand new RV's from 10 of northern Indiana's finest dealers. You will see the best travel trailers, motor homes, fifth wheels, park models & toy haulers - all in one place. Buy it where it's built and save on your new RV! Check out the campground exhibits and pick a destination for your next family adventure!

Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival

Apr 24th - Apr 26th, 2015 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Tour maple sugar camps, take a ride in an Amish buggy, munch free kettle popped corn as the parade goes by and enjoy lively entertainment. Be sure to take home a jug of maple syrup or bag of giant maple syrup flavored jellybeans.

Midwest Museum of American Art presents "An Artist's Still Life"

Multiple Dates 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

“An Artist’s Still Life” is an exhibit of sixty pieces featuring paintings, drawings, and prints depicting inanimate objects by artists who have worked over the past 100+ years in America. The exhibit opens on Friday, April 3 and will continue on view through the museum’s 36th Anniversary and conclude on Sunday, July 12.

Linton's Fall & Winter Seminars and Workshops

Multiple Dates 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Everyone is invited to attend our free, informative Saturday Seminars. Workshops have fees. Seating is limited, and must be reserved in advance by calling 574-293-9699, ext 0 or emailing jenn@lintons.com. Topics include: Adding a “Punch of Color” with silks and decorative accessories, Landscape 101- Learn the basics from the Linton’s pros, The Gardener’s Calendar- Learn what to do & when to do it, Create & Take your very own Fairy Garden $10 + cost of materials Check Linton's website for exact classes, dates and times.

Intro to Ikebana

Apr 25th - Apr 25th, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ikebana is the art of Japanese flower arranging. Wellfield Botanic Gardens is hosting Intro to Ikebana, on Saturday, April 25th at 10:00am. Master Gardener and certified Ikebana instructor Emma Wynn will introduce the class to the history and fundamental approaches of Ikebana. Create an elegant plant design using living branches, greenery and blossoms that aims at creating a link between the indoors and the outdoors. Materials will be provided. Bring your own hand pruners. The class is $12 for members and $15 for non-members. Space is limited and registration is required. Registration ends on Friday, April 24th. Call 574-266-2006 or go to www.wellfieldgardens.org to register. Wellfield Botanic Gardens is located at 1011 N. Main St, Elkhart, IN 46514.

Elkhart Arbor Day

Apr 25th - Apr 25th, 2015 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Come to the Elkhart Environmental Center on Saturday, April 25 from 10:00AM - 2:00PM for the City of Elkhart’s 27th Arbor Day celebration! The event will feature displays and demonstrations from the Elkhart Wood Products Network. See an amazing showcase of talented artistry and watch demonstrations of the techniques they use to transform urban logs into works of art. Join Mayor Moore for the Arbor Day Proclamation. Learn how to plant and prune trees and take home a free tree! Free admission, trees and food while supplies last! For more information, please contact the Elkhart Environmental Cent

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