Topic: Das Dutchman Essenhaus

After 10 years, Quilt Gardens embedded in fabric of Elkhart County

Posted on Thursday, June 8th, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Must See's & Stops, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Quilt Garden Tour, Things to do in Amish Country, Wakarusa

After 10 years, Quilt Gardens embedded in fabric of Elkhart County

  By Marshall V. King Ten years of Quilt Gardens in Elkhart County has resulted in a lot of blooms, a lot of visitors and a lot of stories. Mary Ann Lienhart-Cross, Elkhart County Extension Director and an Extension educator, can tell you about the time she saw a group of Harley-Davidson riders roar up … 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 Amish Country, Wakarusa

Why spring break in Elkhart County will be awesome

  By Amy Wenger 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 happens when time is scarce, and finances are covered by logbook loans? This is the dilemma that has led to an uptick in the phenomenon … Continued

Marketing campaigns add heat to downtown dining, entertainment

Posted on Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Museum, Must See's & Stops, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Places to eat, Quilt Garden Tour, Shipshewana, Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Trip Ideas, Unique Shopping, Wakarusa, Where To Stay

  By Terry T. Mark Turning up the heat Forget the February chill, exciting new initiatives highlighting romance, downtown arts and culture, and the outdoors will boost all corners of Elkhart County in the coming weeks and months. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we launched a social, digital and print campaign in mid-January highlighting experiences … Continued

Das Dutchman Essenhaus basking in praise as 2016 transitioned to 2017

Posted on Friday, January 6th, 2017 in Middlebury, Must See's & Stops, Northern Indiana, Places to eat, Things to do in Amish Country, Uncategorized

Das Dutchman Essenhaus basking in praise as 2016 transitioned to 2017

  By Terry T. Mark Das Dutchman Essenhaus was a clear winner as 2016 transitioned into 2017. The Middlebury destination, renowned around the Midwest for its Amish-style restaurant, bakery, hotel and conference center, and shops, was a favorite on writers’ lists that either celebrated the end of the year or looked ahead to the future. … Continued

Downtown Middlebury projects, Vibrant Communities moving forward

Posted on Thursday, October 27th, 2016 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Wakarusa

Downtown Middlebury projects, Vibrant Communities moving forward

By Terry T. Mark In between raking leaves and getting ready for turkey day, we’re spending our November putting things in place for a great 2017. Here’s a sampling: Middlebury taking several steps forward Middlebury is busy enough as it is, from the usual midday traffic to visitors making a beeline to Das Dutchman Essenhaus … Continued

FROG Rally taking over Goshen, Elkhart County fairgrounds

Posted on Thursday, August 11th, 2016 in Goshen, RV Rallies, RV Rally, Things to do in Amish Country, Things to do near Amish Country

FROG Rally taking over Goshen, Elkhart County fairgrounds

By Terry T. Mark GOSHEN — Bob Byrne doesn’t need anyone to explain to him how dedicated RVers can be. He knows. He and his wife, Cindy, were — or are — recreational vehicle enthusiasts themselves. But he’ll put that hat away — at least for a week — as he and his wife take … Continued

National magazines shine spotlight on Elkhart County attractions

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 in Amish, Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Museum, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Places to eat, Shipshewana, Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Uncategorized, Wakarusa, Where To Stay

National magazines shine spotlight on Elkhart County attractions

By Terry T. Mark National magazines keep finding their way to northern Indiana and the diverse attractions in the Elkhart County area. Midwest Living magazine recently spotlighted 17 local businesses in a feature headlined “Discover Amish Country” that appears in its 2016 Best of the Midwest Travel magazine. The one-page article did not stop at … Continued

Welcome to Homeland Gardens as new Quilt Gardens flower provider

Posted on Monday, February 1st, 2016 in Bristol, Middlebury, Must See's & Stops, Outdoor, Quilt Garden Tour, Things to do in Amish Country

By Terry T. Mark Paul and Barb Schwartz realize they are stepping into big shoes. When Sonya Miller retired after providing flowers for the Quilt Gardens for years, the Schwartzes’ business, Homeland Gardens near Middlebury, was asked to step in. It’s their faith in God and belief in community that is inspiring them to be … Continued

5 Activities that you can do with groups of 10 or more

Posted on Monday, February 18th, 2013 in Things to do in Amish Country

Have you wondered if there was something for those out of town guest to do when they come to Amish Country that would be fun and unique to this area?  Here is a list of activities that groups of 10 or more can do. Amish Quilting Bee & Family-Style Meal The Carriage House in Topeka: … Continued

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