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Posted on November 24, 2015 at 10:00AM by Kayleen R.

Low-cost Christmas Events for Girlfriends

Your girlfriend wants to celebrate the holidays. You don't want to spoil the mood with your few remaining dollars.We've all been there, Sister. Never fear! Fort Wayne offers many choices for inexpensive holiday delights.Receive a soothing serenade Kenny G-style with a free concert by the IPFW ... More ›

Posted on November 22, 2015 at 3:00PM by Jodi D.

Fort Wayne Farmer's Market

A few years ago, I stepped outside one Thanksgiving morning and took an acorn squash and some hardy lettuce from my garden. Once inside my kitchen, I made a wonderful Thanksgiving meal of squash ravioli, toss salad and homemade rolls. It was quick, fresh and natural. My family loved it! More ›

Posted on November 21, 2015 at 3:00PM by Amanda R.

Pay a Visit to the Historic Animated Window Displays at the Embassy Theatre!

One of the highlights of the Christmas season for my grandma is heading downtown on the Night of Lights, the night before Thanksgiving, to see the lighting of the displays she used to see every year growing up. The lights that now grace downtown Fort Wayne used to be displayed on the ... More ›

Posted on November 21, 2015 at 10:00AM by Kayleen R.

Low-cost Christmas Events for Seniors

Has the approaching Christmas season got you down because of a limited income? Or maybe you can't handle shopping, due to health problems. Fort Wayne is blessed with several holiday-related places to help with these stressors. 1. Hyde Brothers Book StoreAt Hyde Brothers, you don't need to ... More ›

Posted on November 20, 2015 at 3:00PM by Jodi D.

Williams Woodland Park Home Tour

Beautiful homes, snowy grounds and Christmas lights are a few of my favorite holiday things! Honestly, this trio makes a wonderful early Christmas present! It's even better when you share it with friends and family. The Holiday Tour of Williams Woodland Park will make your season, truly bright! More ›

Posted on November 20, 2015 at 10:00AM by Kayleen R.

Meet Santa and Reindeer at the Botanical Conservatory

Do you hear sleigh bells ringing? Are they jingling?Maybe I'm hearing tinkly sounds because I'm thinking of a visit to the lovely Botanical Conservatory in December. It's probably all in my mind, I admit (at least I hope so.)The reality is Santa and his sleigh bells will appear at the Botanical Conservatory in December on three occasions complete with two special guests -- reindeer! When I say reindeer, I don't mean the stuffed, cuddly kind you can hold in your lap. These are authentic animals that breathe and move, presumably all the way from the North Pole! More ›

Posted on November 19, 2015 at 10:00AM by Deb G.

Christmas on the Farm

There is something truly magical about Christmas traditions with the family, and keeping that spirit alive by reminding kids what the season is all about. Children remember these special times and memories for the rest of their lives, from cutting down the family Christmas tree at a local farm, driving around downtown looking at the twinkling holiday lights, or bundling up in winter gear for a customary snowy hike on Christmas Day. What better way to begin celebrating this holiday season than by visiting Salomon Farm for an old-fashioned Christmas on the Farm? More ›





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