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Tenderloin Throwdown Happening July 19 in Greensburg, Indiana

Ladies and gentlemen, start your fryers! Okay, I may be off by a couple of months, but I’m excited for a break in the weather, for two reasons. One, the Indianapolis 500 is coming up in May — 86 days Read more >

Mayberry in the Midwest Festival Coming to Danville, IN May 17-18

If you loved The Andy Griffith Show growing up, you’ll be pleased to learn you can have your own taste of Mayberry in downtown Danville, Indiana, in Hendricks County (west of Indianapolis). With home cooking and Andy Griffith Show nostalgia around, 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 >

Indianapolis Scottish Highland Games and Festival 2013

We were in luck for this year’s Indianapolis Scottish Highland Games and Festival — it was warm and sunny, and not the typical fall weather you get in the middle of October. The beer and Irn Bru were flowing, the Read more >

Heartland Apple Festival at Beasley’s Orchard – October 12 & 13

Mark your calendars … this Saturday and Sunday Beasley’s Orchard is having their annual Heartland Apple Festival. And I hate to be the one to break it to you, but it really isn’t fall until you have headed out to Read more >

2013 Vevay-Switzerland County celebrates Bicentennial-Oct. 4-13

It’s a 200th birthday party and you’re invited! Vevay-Switzerland County is celebrating their Bicentennial on October 4-13, 2013 with activities and events for all ages. Dubbed the “Birthplace of the First Successful Commercial Winery in the United States,” Switzerland County is also Read more >

57th Annual Covered Bridge Festival

The Covered Bridge Festival has been a big part of my life ever since I was a little girl. I grew up in a historic Bed & Breakfast in Rockville, Indiana that was once called Suit’s Us. I can remember Read more >

Indiana Short Film Festival October 11 – 13, 2013

Hollywood is coming to Hendricks County, sort of. Actually, it’s the anti-Hollywood. It’s the Indiana Short Film Festival, which will take place in Danville, Indiana on October 11 – 13, 2013. This is the only event in Central Indiana solely Read more >

IndyFringe Festival Wrap-Up: New Attendance Record. Again.

The 9th annual IndyFringe Festival closed Sunday, August 25th, having set attendance and box office records yet again. According to the Festival organizers, 17,286 people watched a play during the 10 days festival, marking a 16% increase over 2012 (another Read more >

2013 Indiana State Fair Reaches New Record for Attendance

Several weeks ago, Andy Klotz told me he thought we would never beat 2009′s record attendance of nearly 974,000. “School starts early, and the weather was really nice that year,” he said. “Plus the Coliseum is under construction. I don’t Read more >