Topic: Things to do in Elkhart County

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

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

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 Elkhart County, Uncategorized, 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

Spring Marketplace at Wellfield Gardens

Posted on Monday, April 29th, 2013 in Things to do in Elkhart County

On Saturday, May 4th from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Spring Marketplace at Wellfield Gardens will kick off the region’s 2013  garden season. According to the event’s chairperson, Emma Wynn, WBG board and committee members are lining up a range of sponsors and vendors to showcase an array of plants from tiny alpines to easy-care rose … Continued

Elkhart ArtWalk

Posted on Monday, July 16th, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County

The free, self-guided, public art phenomenon known as downtown ArtWalk brings together art lovers and community friends to ever-evolving downtown Elkhart. With exciting and unique offerings around every corner, downtown Elkhart celebrates the arts and artists who enhance our community. July 18, 2012, from 5 – 8 PM, Downtown Elkhart will host an ArtWalk Wednesday … Continued

Tulips & Tunes an Outdoor Marketplace & Festival

Posted on Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 in Places to eat, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County

Spring has arrived in Amish Country, and we’re celebrating with a new event.  On Saturday, May 5, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Wellfield Botanic Gardens is hosting the Tulips and Tunes, an outdoor marketplace and festival. Enjoy seminars packed with tips from planting to maintaining.   Lifestyle expert, Andrew Skipper, will talk about “The Outdoor … Continued

Amish Country Waterways

Posted on Monday, April 2nd, 2012 in Things to do in Elkhart County

There are lots of trails in our area—bike trails, railways, snowmobile trails, but our most obvious but least talked about trails are our waterways.  In Elkhart, we have two rivers that run through the city, the St. Joe River, and the Elkhart River.  Both rivers are great places for canoeing and kayaking. There are two … Continued

Along the Heritage Trail