Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from November 2013

Posted on November 30, 2013 at 4:00:00 am by Carrie M.

A Gingerbread Day

Gingerbread 2 I spent a Saturday morning with the smell of gingerbread and holiday spirit in the air. This quest started with the Gingerbread Pursuit 4 mile run. My husband, a friend, and I arrived early for packet pick-up which gave us a prime parking spot. This prevented us from having to freeze since

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Posted on November 29, 2013 at 9:00:41 am by Louisa D.

Fort Wayne’s Nutcracker with Live Music!

Clara and Herr Drosselmeyer dance in the Nutcracker Have you ever watched the Fort Wayne Ballet Nutcracker live? Especially when the Fort Wayne Philharmonic is accompanying the dancers? It is truly a treat. The evening starts as you file into the Arts United Center and find your comfy seat, preferably towards the center of the aisle, so you ... More ›

Update: As of 2017, Tanglewood Berry Farm is no longer in operation.

Are you looking for a unique Fort Wayne themed Christmas gift for a hard-to-shop-for person? Look no further than the Visitors Center! We carry a variety of items you can find nowhere else in town. Here are our gifting

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Posted on November 28, 2013 at 8:00:15 am by Holly H.

800 Degrees Heats Up Dining in Fort Wayne

One of my absolute favorite eateries in Fort Wayne, Indiana goes by the name 800 Degrees.

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bread The name comes from the high-temperature oven used to cook wood-fired pizzas here. These pizzas are unlike any carry-out you’ve had before. These have a crisp, thin crust. The staff at 800 Degrees ... More ›

Posted on November 27, 2013 at 9:00:11 am by Deborah A.

Creating Christmas Memories

A wonderful gift comes with the mature years… grandchildren! And not only do the young ones bring joy to the elders, the feeling is mutual. That grand connection provides the kids with something special. Some may call it spoiling; we call it making memories. Click on the underlined links ... More ›

Posted on November 26, 2013 at 8:00:00 am by Holly H.

Holiday Festival Series: Festival of Trains

(Fort Wayne, Indiana is home to a number of holiday festival events. This is part three of a three-part series to showcase some of the most loved festivals.) logo

The last part of our series takes us to the Festival of Trains, a three day event that is perfect for families! The Festival of Trains

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Update: Visit the Fort Wayne Museum of Art page for the latest events.

Sometimes bleak winter weekends can be difficult to entertain kids, and getting them out of the house can be the best solution to boredom. On Sunday, December 1, put this on your family to do list: Festivity! at the Fort

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Posted on November 25, 2013 at 9:00:00 am by Katie R.

Hotel Fitness 2014 Tickets - a Golf Lovers Perfect Holiday Gift

HFCG_Logo_Final-300x109Looking for a fun gift for the golf lover in your life? Tickets for the 2014 Hotel Fitness Championship—are on sale now, just in time for the holiday season. The tournament, hosted by the Western Golf Association, will be held Aug. 25-31, 2014 at Sycamore Hills Golf Club here in Fort Wayne.

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Posted on November 25, 2013 at 8:00:00 am by Amanda R.

Get into the Christmas Spirit at Santa’s Workshop!

Ho ho ho! Santa’s been busy getting his Christmas workshop ready for boys and girls to visit him at the Community Center!

Santa's Workshop 2013

Bring your family and little ones to a fun-filled evening on Wednesday, November 27th - donwtown Fort Wayne's Night of Lights. Kids can get into the holiday spirit with

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Posted on November 23, 2013 at 4:00:51 am by Whitney C.

The Third Annual HolidayFest Holly Trolley

holly trolley Do you love to shop local? Do you want to shop on Thanksgiving weekend but not in the crazy-wait-in-line-all-night way? Do you have family in town that you need to entertain over Thanksgiving? If so, then I think Holly Trolley Shopping, part of HolidayFest in downtown Fort Wayne, is a great ... More ›

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