September 10 is fast approaching; it's one of the best days of the year to be in Fort Wayne. That's because it's Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown Day, when many of the Fort Wayne's most interesting attractions are free to the public.

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Posted on April 20, 2017 at 12:00:00 pm by Susan B.

What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2017?

When my girls were little, there were few more anticipated days than the opening of the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo each year. Actually though, even now with teenagers, the zoo's opening day still sparks excitement. 

It's springtime: a beautiful season in Fort Wayne. Trees, flowers, and bulbs are blooming. There's a fresh smell in the air, and you can finally leave your winter coat at home. Whether you have toddlers, teens, or are enjoying your golden years -- or none of the above --  there's no better place to spend a spring day than at our zoo. 

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Posted on March 17, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

Free Tours in Fort Wayne

As a child in school, I always loved field trips. Sure, I could read my science book to learn how milk is pasteurized. But there was something special about getting to see the process at a local dairy.

If you enjoy first-hand experiences too, you'll be happy to know that there are several Fort Wayne businesses that will let you look around and learn for free.

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Posted on December 14, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

New Year's Eve with Kids in Fort Wayne

New Year's Eve brings to mind images of staying up until midnight, and perhaps toasting 2017 with an adult beverage. But those with children may appreciate some other ideas for ringing in the new year. Let's start with some Fort Wayne-centered ideas for celebrating New Year's Eve with kids.​

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Posted on November 22, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

Moscow Ballet Presents The Great Russian Nutcracker

We are blessed in Fort Wayne to be home to the marvelous Fort Wayne Ballet, which presents The Nutcracker each Christmas season. This year, you have another Nutcracker option. The Moscow Ballet will be coming to present The Great Russian Nutcracker at The Embassy Theatre. Probably no other country is as famous for its ballet feats as Russia.

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