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Susan moved to Fort Wayne from southern Indiana in 1989 for a teaching job in Roanoke and has lived here ever since. She blogs at Girls in White Dresses and is the author of five books. She is also a piano teacher and enjoys living in the Fort with her husband and three young adult daughters.

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How to Shake the Winter Blues in Fort Wayne, Indiana

This Post was Updated on January 3, 2019 Fort Wayne, Indiana is a wonderful place. Part of that wonder comes from experiencing all four seasons. Each of the seasons has its own pleasures, and yet -- sometimes, winter seems to extend its stay here. Gray skies and weeks of cold temperatures without end can take their toll on even the biggest Fort Wayne fan. How about a few of these ideas for shaking the winter blues inFort Wayne…

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Free Tours in Fort Wayne, Indiana

As a child in school, I always loved field trips. Sure, I could read my science book to learn how milk is pasteurized. But there was something special about getting to see the process at a local dairy. If you enjoy first-hand experiences too, you'll be happy to know that there are several Fort Wayne businesses that will let you look around and learn for free…

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10 Can't Miss Attractions in Fort Wayne

A new year has arrived, and it's time to make plans for a year of travel. How about deciding on 10 places to go in Fort Wayne this year? When you're planning a trip to Fort Wayne, these attractions promise you something great on your next visit…

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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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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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Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay

You've no doubt heard that Indiana is celebrating a milestone birthday this year; her 200th. Throughout the state, Bicentennial events are in full swing. The one event that unites the entire state more than any other is probably the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay…

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West Central Home and Garden Tour & Artfest

September is an ideal time to be outdoors in Fort Wayne, and so it's no surprise that the month is packed with activities to keep you busy. One of my favorites is the West Central Home and Garden Tour and Artfeston September 10 & 11. This event is held in Fort Wayne's West Central neighborhood, in the area bounded by Berry and Jefferson Streets to the north and south, and Ewing and Garden Streets to the east and west. I often drive by these historic homes on my way into and out of downtown, and I've wondered what is inside. The Home and Garden Tour is a wonderful opportunity for you to see…

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