Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from November 2014

Posted on November 30, 2014 at 9:00:20 am by Haley B.

Christmas at the Castle

Bring on the Christmas music, decorating, movies and Bing Crosby - the holiday season is upon us! December has always been my favorite month to call Fort Wayne home. In a city full of traditions there are always activities to be had with family and friends around town. Behind every old ... More ›

Posted on November 29, 2014 at 9:00:08 am by Holly H.

Gaither Christmas Homecoming Tour Celebrates Praise for Season

Fill your Christmas season with songs of joy and praise by attending the Gaither Christmas Homecoming Tour in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This celebration of song and praise features many of the best-loved voices in gospel music including: Gaither Vocal Band, The Isaacs, The Martins, Mark Lowry, ... More ›
It’s hard to believe I’ve been a Counting Crows fan for more than half my life. I remember how much I wanted to learn to play guitar after hearing “Mr. Jones”. And I learned how – eventually, sort of – but couldn’t actually play “Mr. Jones” because my guitar was a little too beat up (it ... More ›

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 9:00:59 am by Mike F.

Notre Dame Women's Basketball Comes to the Coliseum

Fall is pretty much my favorite time of year. There are many reasons for that, not the least of which is the return of college basketball. I am first and foremost a Purdue Boilermaker, but I went to law school at the University of Dayton, so I have an allegiance to the Flyers too. But college ... More ›

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 5:00:03 am by Sara W.

The Nutcracker: A Fort Wayne Ballet Holiday Tradition

FWBalletWEB-522x392 A holiday classic that many families look forward to every year is Fort Wayne Ballet’s The Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker is the story of a young girl named Clara, who gets the gift of a nutcracker at a fabulous holiday party from her godfather. When Clara falls asleep after the party, ... More ›
Here at the Fort Wayne Visitors Center we are proud to say that we carry a variety of holiday gifts which you cannot purchase anywhere else. This year we have dramatically added to our prepackaged gift options to aid in your holiday shopping, in addition to the products we sold last year. ... More ›

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:00:00 am by Visitors Center

A Christmas Mystery/Comedy…Just for Fun!

Updated March 2017

Untitled1If you’ve never been to a Bower North Productions mystery/comedy, you’ve missed a lot of fun. But no fear, your opportunity is here. Bower North is presenting a public audience-participation mystery, “John Fieldstone and the Christmas Island Caper” on Friday December 5th at

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Posted on November 24, 2014 at 5:00:31 am by Louisa D.

Let’s See Santa Claus!

The red suit. The white beard. Gloved hands and maybe even cotton snow. Yep, that sounds like Santa Claus – and it sounds like the type of Santa that we have right here in Fort Wayne. If you’re a fan of peppermint ice cream and beautifully decorated trees, check out the Festival of Trees, ... More ›
The temperatures are dropping. but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy fresh produce---purchased directly from the person who grew it. Is there anything better than knowing exactly where your food comes from? Fort Wayne's indoor markets boost produce, as well as arts and crafts, and jewelry. ... More ›

Posted on November 21, 2014 at 9:00:00 am by Katie R.

Prepare to shop 'til you drop - Black Friday style

Black Friday. The day shopping malls go mad, and nice, normal people have the ability to turn on you at the drop of a sale on XBox's. I didn't grow up with a Black Friday shopping ritual with my mom. In my case, the day after Thanksgiving was usually reserved for sleeping off the meal from

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