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Area 4th of July Events & Activities

Posted on Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Area 4th of July Events & Activities

Elkhart County and Topeka Independence Day Fireworks Schedule (July 3 – 4) July 3 – Elkhart The City of Elkhart’s fourth of July fireworks display will be held at its new location in downtown Elkhart on Tuesday, July 3. Entertainment begins in Central Park at 7 pm. Guests are encouraged to view the fireworks from … Continued

Five great ice cream places in Elkhart County

Posted on Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Five great ice cream places in Elkhart County

In a cone, a la mode, with whipped cream on top, or just in a plain old dish — we just want our ice cream! When summer turns the temperature up, we turn to these places for amazing sweet treat. The Chief 502 W. Lincoln Ave., Goshen You could argue with Thrillist’s list of the … Continued

Top 10 Sunday Stops

Posted on Monday, June 18th, 2018

Top 10 Sunday Stops

1) Marvel at colorful, quilt-inspired, super-sized gardens – each in a different pattern – plus enjoy hand-painted quilt-themed murals on the self-guided Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail. It’s FREE May 30- October 1 Maps are available at each Quilt Garden location. QuiltGardens.com   2) Put the pedal to the metal along the scenic Pumpkinvine … Continued

Fishing Fun in Elkhart County

Posted on Friday, June 15th, 2018

Fishing Fun in Elkhart County

Gorgeous rivers and streams criss-cross Elkhart County’s landscape. Guess what’s in the water? Right, fish! Here are some things to know before you grab your fishing pole. For trout fishing, Cobus Creek County Park northwest of Elkhart and the Little Elkhart River, which snakes through Middlebury and Bristol to meet up with the St. Joseph … Continued

Four great things to do while you’re here for the Elkhart Jazz Festival

Posted on Friday, June 8th, 2018

Four great things to do while you’re here for the Elkhart Jazz Festival

The Elkhart Jazz Festival is a paradise for music fans — some of the best jazz musicians you’ll find anywhere, soaking in the sun at an outdoor stage, intimate lounges for a quieter set, and mouth-watering eats from food trucks, restaurants and pop-ups. But why not also mix things up, just like a great jazz … Continued

36 hours along the Heritage Trail

Posted on Friday, June 1st, 2018

36 hours along the Heritage Trail

You can take your time on the Heritage Trail. The 90-mile loop serves up an urban-rural fusion of must-see attractions, trendy shops, galleries, artisan shops and restaurants stretching from quaint downtowns to the parks, trails, rivers, and farmland vistas of the Amish countryside.   FRIDAY: Your adventure starts here You’ll need those CDs Drop by … Continued

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