Topic: Middlebury

Elkhart County will feel the love this year

Posted on Thursday, January 5th, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Northern Indiana

Elkhart County will feel the love this year

  By Terry T. Mark Why we love our hometown Everyone loves feeling like an insider, right? Elkhart County is full of amazing stories, hidden gems and neighborhood favorites, and those will be getting greater attention. In 2017, the Elkhart County Convention and Visitors Bureau will be shining the spotlight on the parts of our … Continued

Concerts, tours, events spice up Christmas around Elkhart County

Posted on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Museum, Must See's & Stops, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Shipshewana

Concerts, tours, events spice up Christmas around Elkhart County

  By Terry T. Mark A quick jolt of holiday cheer will be available if you start running a little low, thanks to Christmas special events, concerts and other entertainment throughout the month. Downtown Elkhart’s Gateway Mile will stuff your stockings full of Christmas fun, starting with the Ruthmere Museum’s Miracle on Beardsley Avenue holiday … Continued

Shop online and bring touches of Elkhart County right to your home

Posted on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 in Shopping

By Terry T. Mark It’s easy to get in the Christmas spirit and check off items on your shopping list. Experience the largest collection of diamond engagement rings and top designers in the nearby san diego engagement rings stores. What ever designer or style diamond engagement ring you are looking for its right here. Thanks … Continued

Downtown Middlebury projects, Vibrant Communities moving forward

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

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

Torch Relay touched off celebrations through Elkhart County

Posted on Friday, October 14th, 2016 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Northern Indiana

Torch Relay touched off celebrations through Elkhart County

By Terry T. Mark You have to get up pretty early in the morning to get a head start on a torch relay. Try 4:30 in the morning. A little more than a week ago, the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay traversed more than 52 miles of Elkhart County roads, carried by 40 Torchbearers representing the … Continued

Quilt Gardens’ high standards come from dedication of volunteers, no thanks to weather patterns

Posted on Thursday, September 1st, 2016 in Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Quilt Gardens, Things to do in Elkhart County, Uncategorized

Quilt Gardens’ high standards come from dedication of volunteers, no thanks to weather patterns

  By Terry T. Mark On a muggy summer morning, with clouds threatening to bring rain, Diana Bennett steps from her car for an inspection of a Quilt Garden. As one of eight volunteer members of the Quilt Gardens Review Workgroup, Bennett stays busy every summer checking on the condition on several of the 19 … Continued

Flower power will guide bicyclists on Bloom & Zoom ride through Elkhart County

Posted on Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Outdoor, Quilt Gardens, Things to do in Elkhart County

Flower power will guide bicyclists on Bloom & Zoom ride through Elkhart County

By Terry T. Mark Bicyclists from around Indiana and the Midwest will be converging on Elkhart County in the second major bicycling event of the year here. The sixth annual Bloom & Zoom bike ride (register here) on Saturday, July 23, will see bicyclists of all ages and skill levels get in the saddle for … Continued

Quilt Gardens getting ready to open May 30

Posted on Monday, May 16th, 2016 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Outdoor, Quilt Gardens, Shipshewana, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

By Terry T. Mark Nineteen Quilt Gardens sites around Elkhart County and Shipshewana will become abuzz with activity in the next two weeks as annuals of every color in the rainbow are planted in dazzling displays. Approximately 150,000 plants are being delivered to the sites, where hundreds of workers — many of them volunteers — … 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

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