Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from November 2012

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 9:00:19 am by Heather S.

Geocaching Through Fort Wayne: What is it?

Growing up a fan of "Choose Your Own Adventure" books, I was intrigued to learn about "geocaching," a choose-your-own-adventure meets treasuring hunting activity. According to the official global website for this activity, there are over 1.933 million active geocaches and over 5 million ... More ›

Posted on November 27, 2012 at 9:00:43 am by Heather Q.

"Freedom Riders and Bus Boycotters" Exhibit Roll Into Town!

This November, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art launched twin exhibits exploring the efforts of a group of men and women, who, in 1961, were arrested for peacefully protesting segregation laws in the American South as part of their "Freedom Riders and Bus Boycotters" exhibit.

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Posted on November 25, 2012 at 9:00:04 am by Lauren C.

Think University of St. Francis For Holiday Fun

The public is invited to celebrate the holiday season with the University of Saint Francis (USF). Below are a few events you don't want to miss:
  • Christmas in the Castle, Dec. 1, 2, 7, 8 &9. : Historic Brookside, the former Bass family mansion, will be decorated for Christmas by local
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Posted on November 24, 2012 at 9:00:09 am by Mike F.

Geek Christmas: Part I

It’s hard to believe, but it’s almost Christmas again. And that means it’s time to start thinking about Christmas presents. Some people are easy to shop for – throw something shiny at ‘em and you’re all set. Other people, however, are far more discerning. Almost invariably, the geeks in your ... More ›

Posted on November 23, 2012 at 9:00:01 am by Lauren C.

Find one-of-a-kind holiday gifts at Fort Wayne craft bazaars

As the holiday countdown begins, many a shopper turn their focus to craft fairs for home-made gifts with a special touch. Luckily for the artsy types out there, Fort Wayne has no shortage of holiday craft fairs. Here are a few to consider:
  • Holiday Gift Market: (Nov. 24, 11 am to 5 pm,
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Posted on November 23, 2012 at 4:32:15 am by Lauren C.

Fall for Williams Woodland Park at the Holiday Home Tour 2012

Come out to see one of Fort Wayne's historic neighborhoods in a new and different light. The Williams Woodland Park 2012 Holiday Home Tour, Dec. 1-2, welcomes visitors to take in the beauty of this area's architecture. According to their website, the Williams Woodland Park Local Historic ... More ›

Posted on November 21, 2012 at 9:10:14 am by Deb G.

It's a Wonderful Life

“Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings!” This magical phrase, uttered by one of the sweetest and most recognizable voices in American cinema, holds a special place in the hearts of many. From the 1946 film by Frank Capra, First Presbyterian Theater presents It’s a Wonderful Life, ... More ›

Posted on November 21, 2012 at 3:58:16 am by Holly H.

Holly Trolley Shopping Kickstarts Holiday Shopping

Holly Trolley Shopping returns this year to kick-off the official start to the holiday shopping season in Fort Wayne, Indiana and will include a handful of returning participants, along with a new feature -- "pop-up" shops! More than 20 local shops will be open specifically for this event, ... More ›

Posted on November 20, 2012 at 9:04:32 am by Kayleen R.

Thanksgivingfest Adds a New Twist to a Favorite Holiday

Looking for a fun new Thanksgiving tradition? I've found a new twist on our favorite day. The Philmore on Broadway has created Thanksgivingfest to celebrate our national holiday. If you want to celebrate the holiday in a special way, this is it. Thanksgivingfest will be held on Wednesday, ... More ›

Posted on November 20, 2012 at 6:25:13 am by Caitlin H.

Embassy Festival of Trees 2012

The Festival of Trees is returning to Fort Wayne this year and will be here for a total of seven days -- November 21 through November 28, 2012. Festival of Trees The Festival of Trees is held at the Embassy Theatre and Indiana Hotel -- the lobbies of each will be filled with 55 beautifully decorated designer ... More ›

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