Topic: Things to do in Elkhart

Here are 5 Fun Things to Do While You Wait for your RV Repair

Posted on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 in RV Resources, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

Here are 5 Fun Things to Do While You Wait for your RV Repair

INElkhartCo Getting Your RV Repaired? Here are 5 Fun Things to Do While You Wait   1. Spend an afternoon “cruising” the RV Hall of Fame & Museum. The roads within are lined with retro rides that date back to 1913. Must-sees include Hollywood screen siren Mae West’s 1931 touring car, a Tennessee Traveler from … Continued

Japanese garden rising in center of Wellfield Botanic Gardens

Posted on Friday, September 23rd, 2016 in Elkhart, Must See's & Stops, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Things to do in Amish Country

Japanese garden rising in center of Wellfield Botanic Gardens

By Eric Garton Since its founding in 2005 by the Elkhart Rotary Club as a 100-Year Anniversary Celebration Project to Rotary International, Wellfield Botanic Gardens has included in its master plan a central, Japanese garden-inspired space called the “Island Garden.” And thanks to the generosity of Jurate and her late husband, Don Krabill, the Island … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits Elk River Upcycle in Elkhart, Indiana

Posted on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Uncategorized

Going “green” is a trend many businesses have embraced and I only see that increasing over the coming years.  But did you know that you can also shop “green?”  Stores that specialize in architectural salvage and vintage pieces help the environment because they prevent many items from going into landfills.  The bonus is that quite … Continued

12 Days of Christmas Tour

Posted on Monday, November 26th, 2012 in Museum, Things to do in Amish Country

Ruthmere is decorated for their 12 Days of Christmas Holiday Tour. Hope you’ll be inspired by how wonderfully beautiful the house is decorated.  Here is a look at 3 of the rooms.  Can you guess which 12 Days theme it is? I’m not telling what the themes are, you need to take the tour yourself.  … Continued

Celebrate the Arts

Posted on Monday, September 17th, 2012 in Things to do in Amish Country

Head to downtown Elkhart, September 19 – October 6th, to view a spectacular Fall Flower Carpet free of charge! Nearly 7,000 jewel-toned mums will blanket Waterfall Drive, between High and Franklin Streets, with eye-popping color. Themed to celebrate the arts, the Flower Carpet replicates historic design elements of the Lerner Theatre. Clever lighting accents enhance … Continued

Elkhart ArtWalk

Posted on Monday, July 16th, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Unique Shopping

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

Antiques and More by Fretta

Posted on Friday, April 20th, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Uncategorized, Unique Shopping

As an interior designer I am always telling people to mix things up.  It’s so important to incorporate different textures, materials, colors, and styles into your home.  And it’s also a great idea to decorate with items from various time periods. Sometimes when I say “vintage” or “antique,” people immediately tune out because their style is … Continued

Vintage Shopping Along the Heritage Trail

Posted on Thursday, March 15th, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Amish Country, Unique Shopping

Since opening it’s doors in December of 2010, people from as far as Chicago have been flocking to Mod Closet on the corner of Main Street and Lexington Avenue in down town Elkhart to purchase a piece of the past.  Mod Closet is a unique vintage clothing store carrying women’s apparel and accessories from the … Continued

Along the Heritage Trail