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Great Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Around Indiana

The day when people drag out that green sweater only worn once a year, speak in an Irish brogue, and drink dark beer is fast approaching. St. Patrick’s Day is next week, and if you’re wondering how to celebrate in Read more >

Decking the Halls in Richmond/Wayne County

Richmond and the surrounding area are serving up a whole batch of seasonal activities and events sure to make your holidays a little happier. Old-Fashioned Christmas Festival Head on down to the Historic Depot District on Tuesday nights between Nov. Read more >

Lawrence County, Indiana Celebrates Gus Grissom’s 50th Anniversary in Space

July 2011 marks the 50 year anniversary that Lawrence County native Virgil “Gus” Grissom became the second American to travel in space. To commemorate the fact, Mitchell, Indiana — Grissom’s hometown — and Lawrence County will celebrate the anniversary with Read more >

July 4 Celebrations in Indiana’s Most Patriotic Towns

If you’re looking to spend the 4th of July holiday a little differently this year, consider visiting some of Indiana’s most patriotic towns (which was determined exclusively by town name!) Americus, Indiana, found along I-65 in Tippecanoe County, is quite Read more >

Kokomo’s 2011 Summer Festivals

Summer festival season is finally here!  Family fun, delicious food, festive parades, and fantastic music highlight the great festival line-up in Kokomo this year.  Don’t miss the fun in Kokomo this summer! Strawberry Festival - June 2, 2011 Main Street in Downtown Kokomo – Read more >

43rd Annual Orleans Dogwood Festival – April 30 – May 7, 2011

The 43rd Annual Orleans Dogwood Festival is held to celebrate the beautiful blooming dogwood trees in Orleans, Orange County, Indiana, just north of Paoli. The festival is held the week ending on the first Saturday in May every year. This Read more >

Mitchell, Indiana Persimmon Festival, September 18 – 25

Have you ever had persimmon pudding? Have you ever even had persimmons? Not me. It’s not for lack of trying or lack of interest though. It’s actually because, honest to God, I thought persimmons were a flower. That is, until Read more >

Celebrate the Fourth of July in Kokomo

Visit Kokomo to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday weekend.  From car shows and carnival rides to an air show and fireworks, there is something for the entire family to enjoy! Haynes-Apperson Festival – July 1-3, 2010 Come to Downtown Read more >

Three on Thursday – Indy 500 Edition

Welcome to Three On Thursday. Each week, we’ll give you a head-start on your weekend and show you three offers that you can take advantage of or events you can attend this weekend. Here are this week’s Three On Thursday. Read more >