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Tis’ The Season To Visit Wayne County

Thanksgiving and Black Friday have just passed, and you know what that means…CHRISTMAS! Time for listening to carols, snow ball fights, hot cocoa and awaiting Santa’s arrival. I love the holidays so much I don’t wait for Thanksgiving to come Read more >

A Beef & Boards Christmas Kicks Off Friday, November 29

Call me a Scrooge, but for me, the Christmas season doesn’t start until about 18 days before Christmas Day. I’ve finally woken up from my Thanksgiving stupor, and the Christmas commercials and music have started creeping into my brain before Read more >

Notable Names Performing at the Circle of Lights This Year

It’s definitely an all-star cast at this year’s Circle of Lights in downtown Indianapolis. Every year, people from all over Central Indiana (and visiting friends and family) gather around Monument Circle to watch the Mayor and a helper throw the Read more >

Two Festival of Trees in Indiana This Year

Paramount Theatre Festival of Trees, Anderson, Indiana At the Paramount Theatre, they’re bringing back the local favorite, the Festival of Trees. With decorated trees, wreaths, Larry Davenport’s world-famous train village, musical concerts, a visit by Santa Clausweek-long children’s entertainment, ballroom Read more >

Fall-O-Weekends in Santa Claus, Indiana (#video)

I already posted (last week) about part of my trip to Santa Claus, Indiana. And soon I’ll be posting about my other adventures during that same trip. But for now, check out this amazing video that sums up all the Read more >

Santa Claus Land of Lights in Southern Indiana

One of my favorite holiday traditions is to pile the kids into the car after dinner and drive around admiring Christmas lights. Such a simple way to enjoy time together as a family away from the crowds and the rushing Read more >

Christmas is bigger and brighter in Vevay

Christmas in Vevay, IN is bigger and brighter that you’d expect. From holiday parades to light displays and even visits from Santa, the small river town is the place to be at the holidays. Read more >

Indiana-Inspired Gift Ideas

This year, I’ve decided to buy local or from independent sources, So here are a few ideas for Indiana-inspired gifts for everyone on your list, regardless of interest. Read more >

Holiday City Sidewalks Happen on Indianapolis’ Georgia Street Dec. 7 – 9

“City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style… In the air there’s a feeling of Christmas.” (Silver Bells, Jay Livingston and Ray Evans) Indianapolis Downtown is getting into the holiday spirit, and holding another event on Georgia Street, with their Read more >

Marion’s Walkway of Lights

For a few years of my life, I lived in Swayzee, Indiana, a REALLY small town roughly 25 minutes west of Marion, Indiana. Around the holiday season, we always made it a priority to go drive through the Walkway of Read more >