Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from November 2012

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 ›

Posted on November 20, 2012 at 4:15:38 am by Holly H.

Festival of Trains Kicks Off Holiday Season

All aboard for one of my favorite Fort Wayne traditions that helps kick off the holiday season. The Festival of Trains returns for its 14th year to Science Central November 23 through 25 in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana. This holiday event features a multitude of model trains presented by ... More ›

Posted on November 19, 2012 at 6:25:00 am by Ana M.

Thanks-for-Giving: Volunteer Opportunities

Turkey stuffing and pumpkin pie-making aside, Thanksgiving is a great time to lend a hand and give back to the community. There are several opportunities throughout Fort Wayne for individuals and families to get into the charitable spirit Thanksgiving Day and in the days leading up to it, and ... More ›

Posted on November 18, 2012 at 9:00:00 am by Caitlin H.

Fantasy of Lights 2012

Fantasy of Lights Fort Wayne Join us in Franke Park for this year's Fantasy of Lights from November 21 to December 31, 2012! The fabulous display will be open Sundays through Thursdays from 6-9 PM and Fridays and Saturdays from 6-10 PM. You're sure to be in for a treat if you haven't yet attended the Fantasy of Lights

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Posted on November 17, 2012 at 9:00:56 am by Amber F.

Holley Trolley Shopping Downtown

Love shopping? Love downtown? Love shopping local? I can answer yes to all three questions, so if you are like me, plan to check out Holley Trolley Shopping Downtown on November 24. Part of HolidayFest, which includes downtown's annual lighting ceremony, ice skating at Headwater's Park, ... More ›

Posted on November 16, 2012 at 9:09:44 am by Ana M.

Make it a Bright Holiday with “Night of Lights”

Welcome in the holiday season at the annual “Night of Lights”! Every year the night before Thanksgiving, thousands of people gather in downtown Fort Wayne to mark this merry time of year with the much beloved tradition of lighting up the night skyline with twinkling lights, holiday ... More ›

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