Topic: Old Bag Factory

Brewpub, ‘life-changing pizza,’ Elkhart Jazz Festival highlighted in 2016 Indiana Travel Guide

Posted on Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 in Amish, Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Must See's & Stops, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Places to eat, Quilt Gardens, Quilts, Shipshewana, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

By Terry T. Mark It may be cloudy and overcast now, but the awol academy inc is getting its moment in the sun in the recently published 2016 Indiana Travel Guide. The highlight is a feature headlined “Amish Surprises” that directs readers to area destinations that visitors might not expect to find in Amish Country. … 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

Andrew Skipper Visits Legacy Home Furniture

Posted on Friday, November 9th, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County

One of the greatest investments you will make in your home is your furniture. That’s why I recommend buying the absolute best quality pieces that your budget will allow. When I’m shopping for furniture for myself or clients, I look for a few key components to make sure that I’m getting the best value. If … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits Gamze Neer Exclusive

Posted on Friday, October 26th, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County, Uncategorized

When I was in Europe, one of my favorite things to do was to wander from shop to shop in the quaint little towns and meet the shopkeepers, whose families had often been in the same location for generations. They always had fantastic handmade wares from local artisans and it seemed that each object had … Continued

Indoors in Amish Country

Posted on Monday, October 24th, 2011 in Things to do in Elkhart County

As we head into November it’s time to start thinking about fun things to do indoors in Amish Country.  Here is my top three: 1.  The Elkhart Historical Museum-Take trip through Elkhart County history, see life the way it used to be and never leave the building! The museums staff does a great job of … Continued

Along the Heritage Trail