Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from September 2017

Posted on September 29, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Viv S.

Fright Night Fort Wayne 2017 - Zombie Walk

You never know what's going to happen when you take a walk on the wild side. Especially when limping alongside the undead.

I took a leap two years ago and ventured ten miles into Fort Wayne to participate in the annual Zombie Walk with my sister and daughter, who like me, live in Churubusco;

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Posted on September 27, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jamie S.

DeBrand Fine Chocolates - Event Space in Fort Wayne

Last week I attended a friend’s shower at DeBrand Fine Chocolates on Auburn Park Drive. I had passed the building before but had no idea that they held events. Upon arrival, I was greeted by a friendly staff and was instantly hit by the irresistible aroma of chocolate. My friend called me over and pulled me into a beautifully arranged event space. I gazed around and saw a tower of chocolates and menus delicately placed at each table.

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Posted on September 25, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

An Inside Look at Heartland Sings’ 21st Season

Heartland Sings, Fort Wayne’s very own vocal arts company is ready to start its 21st season lineup. As an insider (I’m the company’s full-time soprano), I’m already way too excited to keep the secret! Here’s some of what lies in store for our next season of song.

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Posted on September 18, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Viv S.

Savvy Seniors - Things to Do and Know in Fort Wayne

Today’s seniors are more active than ever – and living longer – according to a recent study by the National Institute on Aging. In addition, the number of Americans in their sixties and older are in better health than ever before, researchers reported.

And fortunately, for seniors visiting Fort Wayne, there’s plenty to see and do!

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Posted on September 13, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Emma C.

5 Fun Fall Fort Wayne Races

Whether you want to push yourself to get a new PR or want a fun way to be active, a 5k is the perfect way to do it! From fundraisers to costume contests to serious races, there is an event in Fort Wayne for every runner in the family! 

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Posted on September 11, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

What to Expect at the 2nd Annual Middle Waves Music Festival

Middle Waves Music Festival is a two-day event that celebrates music, dance, culture, food, art, and all things creative. This Fort Wayne, Indiana festival is built around a combination of free and ticketed concerts on three stages in downtown Headwaters Park. The fun happens during the weekend of September 15 & 16 and there’s something for everyone.

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Posted on September 08, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

September's Best Concerts in Fort Wayne

Summer festival season is coming to a close in Fort Wayne, but lucky for us, music isn’t relegated to just one season! Fall in Fort Wayne is rife with concerts, including some you (and I) won’t want to miss. Here’s what I, as a professional singer, am most looking forward to this September in my hometown.

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Posted on September 06, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Looking Ahead to Autumn in Fort Wayne

Festivals, foliage, and more are here in Fort Wayne when autumn checks in for the season. Here is a sampling of what you can do to enjoy your time here!

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Posted on September 04, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Johnny Appleseed Festival - A Long-standing Fort Wayne Tradition

The Johnny Appleseed Festival is a longstanding tradition in Fort Wayne. Year-after-year families enjoy this period authentic festival that celebrates the life and time of John Chapman, otherwise known as Johnny Appleseed.

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Posted on September 01, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Emma D.

Middle Waves Music Festival - New in 2017

Last year, our patrons told us that the inaugural Middle Waves Music Festival was one of the best weekends in Fort Wayne’s recent, collective memory. 

This September 15 and 16th, we’re back and—we believe—bigger and better than ever! 

Here’s how, and why—

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