Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from November 2016

Posted on November 29, 2016 at 5:00:00 pm by Jessa C.

Best Fort Wayne Christmas Light Displays | Archive 2016

*Update - Check out our 2017 List Here!*

 

It’s a Christmas tradition to discover all of the beautifully decorated Christmas Light Displays around Fort Wayne! From holiday fanatics that dress up their houses in thousands of lights to the beautiful downtown window decorations and displays, there are many places to take a fun holiday drive! If you’re looking to do the same, and enjoy the Christmas spirit, take advantage of our annual list of Crazy Christmas Houses.

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Posted on November 28, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Join the Crowd in Fort Wayne!

As winter settles in, that means it’s time to grab your seat and cheer on the Fort Wayne Komets and the Fort Wayne Mad Ants!

Fort Wayne is the “#1 City for Minor League Sports,” and it’s easy to see why with the great facilities and experiences that visitors can enjoy all year.

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Posted on November 26, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

George Bailey to the Rescue

“George Bailey, I’ll love you ‘til the day I die.” ~It’s a Wonderful Life

Are you a George Bailey fan?

Plan a quick weekend trip to Fort Wayne in December! First Presbyterian Theater in beautiful Downtown Fort Wayne will present It’s a Wonderful Life: A live radio play. Shows happen the first three weekends in December.

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Posted on November 23, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Barb S.

Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Most folks probably wouldn’t choose to spend their holidays with a bunch of mean adolescents, but they’ll happily make an exception for the six boisterous Herdman kids who will be making an appearance in Fort Wayne at the Fort Wayne Youtheatre's performance of the Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Enjoy as the Herdman kids charm their way into theatergoers’ hearts.

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Posted on November 22, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

Moscow Ballet Presents The Great Russian Nutcracker

We are blessed in Fort Wayne to be home to the marvelous Fort Wayne Ballet, which presents The Nutcracker each Christmas season. This year, you have another Nutcracker option. The Moscow Ballet will be coming to present The Great Russian Nutcracker at The Embassy Theatre. Probably no other country is as famous for its ballet feats as Russia.

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Posted on November 21, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Barb S.

Mannheim Steamroller

If it’s Advent, can Mannheim Steamroller be far behind?

Fans of the globally acclaimed group will be thrilled to know their favorite Christmas ensemble is giving a dazzling multimedia concert of classic Christmas hits during the Advent season on December 6, 2016, at the Embassy Theatre.

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Posted on November 17, 2016 at 12:00:00 pm by Jessa C.

The Latest Holiday Gifts at the Fort Wayne Visitors Center

Looking for Fort Wayne and Indiana themed gifts for your coworkers, family, or friends? The elves at the Fort Wayne Visitors Center have been hard at work, packaging a wide variety of holiday gifts that cannot be found anywhere else!

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Posted on November 17, 2016 at 12:00:00 pm by Susan B.

Christmas at University of Saint Francis

The University of Saint Francis is the place to be this holiday season. If you've never visited the local university at Christmas time, this is the year to give it a try. There are several events with something each family member is sure to enjoy.

Christmas in the Castle

Brookside, also known

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Posted on November 16, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

The Nutcracker Presentation by the Fort Wayne Ballet

Back in the 90s before audiobooks were cool (they’re cool now, right?), I had an audiobook version of The Nutcracker. This little cassette tape audiobook, which I would play in my little red-and-white plastic tape player, included excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet. Shame on me--I’ve never actually seen The Nutcracker.

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