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200 Free Things to Do at the Indiana State Fair

The 2016 Indiana State Fair is less than a month away (August 5-21)! In honor of our state's 200th birthday, this year's fair theme is "Celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial". In that theme, the State Fair staff compiled a list of 200 FREE things to do at this year's fair! Some of our favorites are…

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Spread Your Wings at Hoosier Fly-In’s

My family is centered on aviation. Two members are involved with the Air Force and the rest of us have internalized much information about planes from them. So when we have an opportunity to attend an air show, we do it! I found a schedule of Hoosier air shows for 2015 and we’ve already plotted…

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Salomon Farm Celebrates Fiber Arts

As a country girl at heart, I love barns, especially big red barns. When I saw the big, red barn at Salomon Farm in northern Allen County, I was happy! That was not all that made me happy on the day I visited during their Fiber Arts Celebration. It will be held this year on May 15-16, 10am-3pm each…

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Conner Prairie - FOR FREE!

I have your attention, right? Next Monday, February 16 from 10-5, guests can enjoy festive Presidents Day activities all for free. Courtesy of Conner Prairie You can spar with Andrew Jackson, join a surprise birthday party for George Washington or try on the whiskers of past presidents. Courtesy…

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White River State Park

If you are like me, when school is out you want to take advantage of all there is to do around your city. I just heard about a perfect opportunity for Martin Luther King Jr. Day - FREE admission to the White River State Park attractions with a canned good donation (one can per person, per…

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Fort Wayne trails provide great fun

Searching for a way to take advantage of the great weather we've been having this summer? There is no better way than to spend it outside, taking in the scenes of the season. With over 80 miles of trails, Fort Wayne is a great place to do just that. With such an extensive trail and park system…

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Summer of Fun and Festivals in Fort Wayne

Summer is festival season in Fort Wayne! From June through September, there is a festival almost every weekend to celebrate local heritage, great food, or entertaining arts. Many festivals are free, and all have a variety of activities for all ages. If you’re having a hard time deciding which…

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Joseph Moore Museum of Natural History

If you are a parent to a young child then you can agree with me that long car trips are a definite no; the kids get tired, they want to stop at every Mc Donald’s you pass and then comes the dreaded temper tantrums. I try to avoid long trips as much as possible with my two year old, so why take a…

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