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


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!

Quilt Gardens


friendly hometown hospitality


Fall In Amish Country

“As seen in the Chicago Tribune” Girlfriends Fall Getaway Weekend along the Heritage Trail

Amish Acres
Fall In Amish Country


Experience vacation variety with activities galore.


Gateway Mile

A set-your-own-pace walking tour.

Gateway Mile

Itins & Top Tens

Find the best of everything here.

Itins & Top Tens

Youth Dance Classes start

Jan 4th - Jan 4th, 2016 3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Creative Dance, Dance Sampler, Pre-Ballet/Modern, Ballet/Modern, and Modern/Ballet for Children with Special Needs. The next session begins the week of January 4 and goes through May 5.This session may be paid for in two installments; first payment is due upon registration, and second payment is due prior to first class. All class sizes have limited enrollment, so please register early to ensure availability. This exciting session prepares dancers for the Spring Concert on stage in May. In addition to class instruction, dancers will learn choreography and be involved in costume fittings for the performance. This process requires commitment from dancers for a 15- to 17-week session. A spring concert dance costume, chosen by instructors, will need to be purchased for this session, not to exceed $50. Class times and fees vary- please consult the Park Guide or call (574) 534-2901 for further information. REGISTER NOW AT THE PARK DEPARTMENT OFFICE, 607 W. PLYMOUTH AVENUE IN GOSHEN. --------------------------------------------------- Danza Creativa, Muestra de Danza, Pre-Ballet/Moderna, Ballet/Moderna, Moderna/Ballet para niños con necesidades especiales Esta excitante sesión prepara a las bailarinas para el Concierto de Primavera en el escenario, en el mes de mayo. Las bailarinas aprenderán coreografía y estarán usando su vestuario para la presentación. Este proceso requiere el compromiso de los bailarines por un sesión de 15 a 17 semanas. Un concierto de primavera traje de la danza tendrán que ser comprados para esta sesión, que no exceda de $50. Sesión II comienza la semana del 4 de enero y termina la semana del 5 de mayo. No habrá clases el 18, 21 y 28 de enero, el 15 de febrero, 31 de marzo–7 de abril. Las clases se reunen los lunes por 15 semanas, se reunen los martes y miécoles por 17 semanas, y se reunen los jueves por 14 semanas.

Josiah for President: a Musical

Multiple Dates 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM

When former Congressman Mark Stedman throws in the towel on his presidential campaign, his only choice is to return to his home state and decide how to spend the rest of his life ... until he meets Josiah Stoltzfus, an Amish farmer from Pennsylvania. Stedman learns more from Josiah in a few hours than in his many years in office. He comes to the conclusion that someone like Josiah should be running the country. Not a career politician, but someone with a little old-fashioned common sense, someone who’s not afraid of rolling up his sleeves and getting his hands dirty. Someone like Josiah Stoltzfus. Using his old campaign headquarters for a base, Mark Stedman determines to introduce a new candidate to America. Without Josiah’s consent or knowledge, he becomes a write-in candidate for the Presidency. Mark pledges to do everything in his power to make sure Josiah gets elected. But can a plain man of faith turn the tide of politics and become the leader of America, and what w

Shipshewana Corn Maze

Multiple Dates 3:57 PM - 4:57 PM

The Shipshewana Corn Maze is created  with the goal of quality family fun in the traditional American way. Our corn maze is a safe and relaxing event for the whole family and gives the next generation an understanding on how corn is grown and used in our food today. So how did we come up with the idea of a corn maze in such a unique design? In discussing the area events and attractions at a recent family gathering, the idea of a corn maze was born, and with some research we found Mazeplay. Mazeplay has designed many mazes across the country and thousands enjoy the fun every year. We are located in the downtown area of Shipshewana, home of 16 historical murals, 100 shops and many restaurants. Come enjoy the challenge of the maze, bring your family and friends, there is something for all ages to enjoy at the Shipshewana Corn Maze. Labor Day September 7, 2015 hours 10 a.m.-10 p.m. For school groups call for an appointment.  

Zumba Fitness!

Multiple Dates 6:45 PM - 8:00 PM

De-stress, lose weight, make new friends and so much more. That is what the Zumba® program is all about. It’s an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning, dance fitness party that is moving millions of people toward joy and health! Come join Pamela Sanchez and see for yourself what Zumba® has in store for you! Continuous sessions are offered on Mondays at 7:45 pm and Wednesdays at 6:45 pm at our Downtown Studio, 216 S. Main Street in Goshen. Register for an entire session at a reduced rate, or pay the $6 drop-in rate at class. Register at the Goshen Parks & Recreation Department Office, 607 West Plymouth Avenue, or at class with the instructor. Fall Session I: September 22 - October 21 (10 classes) $50 Fall Session II: October 26 - December 16 (14 classes; no class November 23 & 25) $70 Winter Session I: January 4 - February 10 (12 classes) $60 Winter Session II: February 15 - March 23 (12 classes) $60

Linton's Winter Seminars & Workshops

Multiple Dates 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Everyone is invited to attend our free, informative Saturday Seminars and Workshops. All seminars & workshops are held in The Conservatory at Linton's Enchanted Gardens. Seating is limited, and must be reserved in advance. Call 574-293-9699, ext. 0 to save your spot! NOVEMEBR 11/7 No seminar/ Christmas Open House 11/14 10am-Sit & Sip– Tea and coffee sampling Noon-Tablescape ideas for Thanksgiving & New Years. 11/21 10am-Edible Holiday Décor– Decorating your table & home with food. Noon-Decking your Halls– Learn tips for Holiday decorating from the pros 11/28 10am -Creating a themed Christmas tree Noon-Create your own front porch Holiday welcome pot. $20 + cost of container, or bring your own. Bow will be supplied. DECEMBER 12/5 10am-Evergreen wreaths workshop $20, includes materials. Bring your own wire cutters. Noon-Make your door inviting– Learn from our designers 12/12 10am -Feed & care for our feathered friends during the winter. Noon-Creating a mini Christmas tree and lasting memories. Lunch and workshop for two people. Cost $10 + cost of materials. Perfect for children and adult quality time! 12/19 10am-Winter style & fashion event

Pictures with Santa at Linton's

Multiple Dates 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Free photos with Santa with canned food donation, 10 a.m - 4 p.m. Bring your own camera, we provide Santa! Donations benefit Pantries and Kitchens United for Elkhart County. Cookie decorating and train rides on The Polar Express for additional fee.

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