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Posted on September 04, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Johnny Appleseed Festival - A Long-standing Fort Wayne Tradition

The Johnny Appleseed Festival is a longstanding tradition in Fort Wayne. Year-after-year families enjoy this period authentic festival that celebrates the life and time of John Chapman, otherwise known as Johnny Appleseed.

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September 10 is fast approaching; it's one of the best days of the year to be in Fort Wayne. That's because it's Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown Day, when many of the Fort Wayne's most interesting attractions are free to the public.

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Posted on August 07, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Emma C.

An Afternoon in New Haven, Indiana!

Settled right outside the city lines of Fort Wayne, just a 10-minute drive, sits a quiet, unassuming suburb of Fort Wayne. New Haven, Indiana has more than what meets the eye. I spent the afternoon exploring downtown New Haven to see what all it had to offer!

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Posted on June 28, 2017 at 8:00:00 pm by Emma C.

New Space Observatory Offers Free Stargazing

After over 20 years of working out of a storage shed, the Fort Wayne Astronomical Society shoot for the stars and fundraised $248,000 to construct a new, modern, public astronomical observatory in Jefferson Township Park.

Now the society is using this unique, state of the art facility to give

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Posted on June 21, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Wesley S.

Fort Wayne's Fishing Hotspots

Peace of mind can be achieved by incorporating a stress relieving hobby in our hectic schedules. While there are several activities that can help you achieve this goal, none of them can match the might of fishing. Fort Wayne is home to many incredible fishing destinations for visitors and residents alike!

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Posted on June 02, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Emma C.

Foellinger Theatre - Free Movie Series

Free Movie Wednesday is a summer tradition for the Foellinger Theatre here in Fort Wayne, but this season they have added a bit of a magical twist! The theatre invites everyone to join them every Wednesday, starting June 14th, to enjoy a movie from the Harry Potter series.

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Posted on March 17, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

Free Tours in Fort Wayne

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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