It’s Fair and Festival time! Here’s a listing of the Fairs and Festivals happening in our area during June – October. These great family friendly events guaranteed to keep everyone plenty busy this summer. Click on the event to find out all the information. Rhaspody in Green Wakarausa Blue Grass Festival Shipshewana Quilt Festival WHME … Continued
Spring is here, and people are itching to get outside. There are some fun and different types of races/rides/walks planned – perfect for anyone waiting for the good weather to get fit, get out and have fun doing it. Goshen First Fridays: Goshen Bicycle Criterium and Bike Festival – 05/03/201 4th Annual Ribbon of Hope … Continued
Join the action as bakers, crafters and artisans come together to sell their wares for worldwide aid programs at the Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale at the 4-H Fairgrounds in Goshen. Friday evening’s haystack supper is fun and filling. Saturday morning’s huge quilt auction draws folks nationwide to bid on favorites. It happens September 21-22, 2012 … Continued
NEW! Fall Flower Carpet September 19 – 29 It’s one-of-a-kind and not-to-be-missed! 6,500 potted mums, the divas of fall flowers, deliver a dazzling jewel-toned display of color in a supersized flower carpet! See this stunning work of art free of charge along the RiverWalk in downtown Elkhart’s Arts & Entertainment District.
Celebrate 50 years of art and fun at Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival August 2-5, in Nappanee. It’s hard to imagine it all started with a clothes-line art show. Today it’s deemed one of the “Top 100 Events in North America” featuring over 300 artists and crafters from 35 states, live entertainment on four … Continued
If you like to find those interesting, sometimes off-the-beaten-path places, then the Art and Earth Trail in Northern Indiana is for you. There are 7 loops, or routes, that make up the trail. All together over 150 studios, farmers markets, quaint lodging and specialty shops are featured across Northern Indiana. Here in Elkhart County, the … Continued
If you grew up living in or near the countryside, I bet you’ve been stuck in mud once or twice. When I was a kid my friends and I frequented a bog, and I remember a time that both my feet were planted so deeply in the mud I couldn’t move. My friend cried out … Continued
The Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival is one of my favorite festivals of the year. I love this small town event, and here is what we do when we go for the day. 1. We enjoy the all-you- can-eat sausage and pancake breakfast. I know if you see the line you’ll wonder if it is worth … Continued
There are a lot of terrific cooks in Amish Country. Most people living in Amish Country have grandmothers or moms who roast beautiful birds and tasty hams and wonderfully delicious pies. Aunts and cousins help round out the dinner with delectable side dishes. Unfortunately, my mom lives in Texas and my mother in law does … Continued
Let the Heritage Trail audio driving tour be your personal guide to must-see attractions, special finds and behind-the-scenes glimpses of Amish life. Traveling along lively Main Streets and scenic back roads you'll find surprises at every turn and soon discover why it’s considered one of the country’s most scenic drives.