Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Category - Arts and Entertainment

Posted on November 07, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jaclyn G.

Seasonal Sweet Treats in Fort Wayne, Indiana

One way Fort Wayne, Indiana restaurants prepare for the holiday season is serving up special, seasonal treats. From desserts to coffees to cocktails, here are some of our favorite ways to sample the tastes of the season.

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Posted on November 05, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

Broadway, Orchestra, Ballet, Oh My! An Arts Season Preview

It’s sometimes hard to get motivated to leave the house when the mercury drops, but the arts--theater, concerts, you name it--provide the perfect impetus to make a visit to Fort Wayne, Indiana. You get to dress up, enjoy a nice dinner and maybe a cocktail or two and then sit in a comfortable seat in a warm room while music, dancing, acting, or all three blow you away.

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Posted on November 02, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Celebrate the Holidays in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Kick off your holiday celebrations in Fort Wayne, Indiana. From Mannheim Steamroller to the Nutcracker Ballet and beautiful holiday displays, there’s a little something for everyone.

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Posted on September 28, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

The Best Fall Concerts in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Many arts companies--orchestras, opera houses, theaters--work on the same schedules as grade schools, with the official “season” spanning from fall to spring. As a result, with fall now an undeniable presence, it’s officially Back to Concerts season in Fort Wayne, Indiana!

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Posted on September 14, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Free Things to Do in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Looking for an affordable weekend getaway with the family in the Midwest? Fort Wayne, Indiana is a perfect destination offering many free activities you can enjoy with your family any time of year!

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Posted on August 24, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Your Fort Wayne, Indiana Fall Festival Preview

Fort Wayne, Indiana is known for our festivals. Almost every weekend from June to August you can enjoy a summer festival, yet the fun doesn’t stop after August.

From period authentic festivals, music festivals, Halloween festivities, and frightening fun there are many weekends perfect for a fall trip to Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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Posted on August 22, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Emma C.

A College Visit in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Autumn is in the air! That means it’s time for students at Fort Wayne, Indiana colleges at Purdue University Fort Wayne, the University of Saint Francis, and Indiana Tech to get back to the classrooms and hit the books.

With nearly 24,800 students enrolled at the three universities, scholars from coast to coast choose to study in Fort Wayne. 

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Posted on August 15, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

Taste of the Arts: Music, Dance, Crafts, and Eats

Taste of the Arts was founded in 2008 by Arts United in Fort Wayne and has since become an annual celebration of the arts (and delectable refreshments). Plus, it makes the perfect weekend to explore Fort Wayne, Indiana.

I’ve performed at Taste of the Arts every year since I moved to Fort Wayne as a Principal Vocal Artist at Heartland Sings, so I’ve watched firsthand as hordes of art lovers from Fort Wayne and beyond take in the sounds, sights, smells, and yes--taste--of the arts in this city.

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