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5 Father’s Day Gift Ideas to Knock Dad’s Socks Off

Posted on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 in Holiday, Holidays, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County

5 Father’s Day Gift Ideas to Knock Dad’s Socks Off

  Dear ol’ Dad’s special day is coming up. No one wears ties anymore, but that’s OK, here are some great gift ideas all hand-crafted around Elkhart County. Meat & cheese Instead of taking Dad out to eat, treat him to smoked meats or — if you go on Thursday — some mouth-watering ribs fresh … Continued

Easter in Elkhart County

Posted on Thursday, April 18th, 2019 in Food & Drink, Holiday, Uncategorized

Easter in Elkhart County

The churches in Elkhart County are getting ready for Easter. During holy week, you find a variety of services.  You can find a listing for our places of worship on our website. Other related activities include and Easter Egg Hunt in Wakarusa on Saturday, April 20, and you can see the Easter Bunny at Linton’s Enchanted Gardens during … Continued

Top 5 things to do around Elkhart County in February

Posted on Friday, February 1st, 2019 in Holiday, Must See's & Stops, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

Top 5 things to do around Elkhart County in February

We’re not letting the cold and snow stop us, and you shouldn’t either! Here are some great ideas to keep the fun going throughout February in Elkhart County.   Elkhart County Garden Expo 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds, tickets $10 Green thumbs can get a head … Continued

See the Christmas spirit captured in lights at Wellfield Botanic Gardens

Posted on Friday, December 21st, 2018 in Elkhart, Holiday, Things to do in Elkhart County

See the Christmas spirit captured in lights at Wellfield Botanic Gardens

The beauty of the Wellfield Botanic Gardens is more than enough to melt a Grinch’s heart. The Winter Wonderland holiday lights display is on for one more week, so you still have a chance to see them. Grab a cup of hot chocolate before you strike out on the Promenade Path for an evening of … Continued

Shop Hop From Your Sofa!

Posted on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 in Cities & Towns, Holiday, Shopping, Sweet Treats

Shop Hop From Your Sofa!

Need last minute gifts, but no time to shop? Here are just a few places Elkhart County locals love with online stores offering great gifts for your loved ones. Goertzen Pottery Specializing in functional ceramics, one-of-a-kind wood fired pottery, internationally recognized kitchenware and exhibition pieces. Located inside the Old Bag Factory. Goertzen Pottery   Olympia … Continued

Your must-see guide to Christmas cheer in Elkhart County

Posted on Friday, November 23rd, 2018 in Cities & Towns, Holiday, Things to do in Elkhart County

Your must-see guide to Christmas cheer in Elkhart County

It’s almost Christmas and that means it’s time to light it up. Light displays are a delight for all ages. Here are the best places to soak in the Christmas cheer. Wellfield Botanic Gardens The Promenade Path will be all aglow, so no worries if the snow isn’t glistening. Hum along to Christmas favorites performed … Continued

Five amazing places to make it a handmade Christmas

Posted on Friday, November 16th, 2018 in Holiday, Shopping

Five amazing places to make it a handmade Christmas

Yes, you should start your Christmas shopping now. After visiting some of our faves, you’ll be back home relaxing by the fire before you know it. Won’t fit under the tree, still really awesome When you choose quality, handmade gifts, you end up with something that will last a lifetime. Amish woodworkers are famed for … Continued

Six places to savor the perfect tastes of fall

Posted on Friday, October 5th, 2018 in Holiday, Things to do in Elkhart County

Six places to savor the perfect tastes of fall

That crisp crunch of biting into an apple – now that’s a true sound of fall. Here are some great places to get your apple fix (and maybe a few pumpkins too): Kercher’s Sunrise Orchard 19498 C.R. 38, Goshen, kerchersorchard.com Family-owned for five generations, Kercher’s is a must-stop for its dozen varieties of apples. Pick … Continued

Four corn mazes for a day of family fun

Posted on Friday, September 28th, 2018 in Cities & Towns, Elkhart, Holiday, Outdoor, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

Four corn mazes for a day of family fun

There’s nothing like the crunch of fallen leaves, the cool crispness of fall in the air, and … getting lost in a corn maze. Here are some great places for an afternoon of family fun:   Shipshewana Corn Maze 555 N. Morton St., Shipshewana, ShipshewanaCornMaze.com You may not be able to pack all the fun … Continued

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