Topic: Amish Acres

How to celebrate Mother’s Day around Elkhart County

Posted on Monday, May 8th, 2017 in Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Things to do in Elkhart County, Uncategorized

How to celebrate Mother’s Day around Elkhart County

Here are some great ideas on how to celebrate Mom on Mother’s Day on or around Sunday, May 14: Mother Daughter Tea Where: The Farmhouse, 28854 C.R. 52, Nappanee When: Starts at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 13 This tea will be a unique experience for you and any other girls/women in your life. It will be … Continued

Why spring break in Elkhart County will be awesome

Posted on Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Museum, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Places to eat, Things to do in Elkhart County

Why spring break in Elkhart County will be awesome

  By Amy Wenger Over here are systematic budget imbalances will not cease when the new regulations take effect. So where will consumers turn once payday loans dry up? What is seemingly a sure-fire blues buster to chase away the winter doldrums? A welcome respite would seem to be the obvious solution … but what … Continued

Top 10 romantic places to propose in Elkhart County

Posted on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Shipshewana

Top 10 romantic places to propose in Elkhart County

  By Sara Wakefield Every marriage proposal needs a story. Where do you want to set yours? (1) Wellfield Botanic Gardens, Elkhart: Full of romantic spots (like the Japanese footbridge or Pergola Garden) for secluded or public proposals. (2) DeFries Gardens, New Paris: Charming garden with adorable gazebos and shelters. Commemorate your bliss with a … Continued

Quilt Gardens, Amish Acres get star treatment in new Indianapolis Colts-themed children’s book

Posted on Monday, March 21st, 2016 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Quilt Gardens

Quilt Gardens, Amish Acres get star treatment in new Indianapolis Colts-themed children’s book

By Terry T. Mark ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. — Thousands of visitors tour Elkhart County’s Quilt Gardens and Amish Acres Historic Farm & Heritage Resort in Nappanee every year. The visitors come from all over the U.S. and, of course, Indiana. You can count Blue as one of the visitors, at least in a new illustrated … Continued

Carb Your Enthusiasm!

Posted on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 in Places to eat, Things to do in Elkhart County

Carb Your Enthusiasm!

1. Pie! Peanut butter cream pie at Middlebury’s Das Dutchman Essenhaus (one of 31 varieties) is made with a crumble of peanut butter covered with a silky filling topped with whipped cream. Bakery Brochure | Essenhaus Fun Facts Das Dutchman Essenhaus 240 US 20 Middlebury, IN 46540 (800) 455-9471 2. Slather fresh-churned butter and homemade … Continued

Get Your Cozy On! Shop for Cozy Comforts in Amish Country.

Posted on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 in Must See's & Stops, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County

Get Your Cozy On! Shop for Cozy Comforts in Amish Country.

Enjoy crisp fall days and think about cozy nights checking out the fabulous quilt shops along the Heritage Trail.  Locally handmade quilts hanging from the rafters of The Quilt Shop at Essenhaus invite snuggling. The old-fashioned Amish quilts at Rebecca Haarer’s shop in Shipshewana remind you of nights at grandma’s house. And see art expressed … Continued

Bring on the Summer Fun

Posted on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 in Must See's & Stops, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County

Bring on the Summer Fun

Get on the summer fun wagon. Hop aboard a horse drawn tram to join the excitement at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair, July 18-26, in Goshen, Indiana. It ranks among the nation’s biggest and best, boasting a giant Midway and row upon row of food vendors serving tasty and sometimes surprising fair treats (like deep-fried … Continued

Make Your Summer Swing

Posted on Monday, June 2nd, 2014 in Things to do in Elkhart County

Make Your Summer Swing

The Elkhart Jazz Festival Join the fun when downtown Elkhart sways to the rhythms of red-hot and cool jazz.  Nearly 100 world-class jazz artists bring crowds to their feet at the 27th Elkhart Jazz Festival, June 20-22.  Headliners include Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Aaron Neville and Fourplay along with a host of other jazz greats … Continued

Santa Sightings in Amish Country

Posted on Saturday, November 24th, 2012 in Things to do in Elkhart County

There are several places in Amish Country where you can find Santa.  I thought I would put the list together and publish it.  I hope Santa will give me an extra present under the tree for being informative. Concord Mall: Santa will be at the mall Mondays-Saturdays 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and on Sundays … Continued

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