Riverfront Activities

A Gingerbread Day

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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Fort Wayne’s Nutcracker with Live Music!

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…

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800 Degrees Heats Up Dining in Fort Wayne

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

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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…

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

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The Third Annual HolidayFest 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…

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