Andrew Skipper Visits The Lerner in Elkhart, Indiana
The corner of Franklin and Main Street in downtown Elkhart hosts the heart of the Arts and Entertainment District. Here you will find the newly restored and renovated Lerner Theatre. Though this site has been the epicenter of social events in Elkhart County for generations, it has never been more vibrant and alive than it is today. After undergoing its multi-million dollar restoration and reopening in 2011, The Lerner has offered patrons a wide range of entertainment.
Whether you visit The Lerner for a play, musical, concert, or even movies, you are bound to enjoy the cultural experience. The resident production company, Premier Arts, puts on top notch productions throughout the year. Even if you don’t have time to take in a show, treat yourself to a guided tour of this opulent historical landmark. The architecture itself is reason enough to tour the facility, but throughout the building you will also have a chance to view an abundance of artwork created by local artisans.
Just steps from Elkhart’s Riverwalk, The Lerner is surrounded by a wide variety of locally owned restaurants and bars. From Irish fare to Mediterranean cuisine, you can easily satisfy your appetite before the show. Also within walking distance are a local brewery and a specialty martini bar; the perfect place to top the night off after a performance at The Lerner.
If you’re planning a trip to Elkhart, be sure to check out The Lerner Theatre. Visit their website, thelerner.com, for show information. Dinner, a show, and drinks? It’s the perfect way to get a big city feel in the heart of Amish Country!
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