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Sail Your Cares Away at Winona Lake

A sense of peace filled me as I strolled down Chestnut St. in Winona Lake one early morning. And I do mean Down! The inn is located high on a hill that would intimidate me in winter!   I like Read more >

Watching The Tempest at White River State Park

Call it serendipity, call it blind luck, call it a mystic spell that took me to some remote island, but Saturday night found my two youngest kids, Emma and Ben, and me at White River State Park to see Heartland Read more >

Back With the Church Basement Ladies at Beef & Boards

If there’s one show that I absolutely clamor for at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, it’s the Church Basement Ladies. This month, Beef & Boards is showing A Mighty Fortress Is Our Basement, bringing Mrs. Snustad, Mrs. Gilmerson, Karin Engelson, Read more >

Beef & Boards’ Mary Poppins A Refreshing Departure From Original

You do things for your kids when they’re young, like sitting through the same Disney movie over and over 18 times in a single week. It’s why a lot of parents are familiar with the whole Disney pantheon. It’s how Read more >

Beef & Boards to Show Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes”

Cole Porter is coming to the Beef & Boards Theatre from April 3 to May 11 with his 80-year-old nautical classic, Anything Goes. It’s the same old story: boy-meets-girl-on-ship, girl-has-fiance-on-ship, hilarity-ensues. The boy and girl in question — Billy Crocker Read more >

Beef & Boards Kicks Off 2014 Season With ‘Lend Me A Tenor’

It’s a rare event for Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre to do a regular play with little to no singing. But when they do, it’s always a special treat for me. This year, Beef & Boards kicked off their upcoming Read more >

A Steampunk Holiday Adventure in Vincennes

Steampunk is often considered a sub-genre of entertainment, but it’s starting to emerge as its own genre classification of music, literature, and art. Steampunk, if you’re not familiar, is currently a sub-genre of science fiction where everything is steam powered. 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 >

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 >

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 >