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Merry and Bright

Merry & Bright

Kickstart your Summer in Fort Wayne!

Kickstart is a month-long celebration of all things fitness, arts, music, and definitely bikes that will help you kick off a great and healthy summer. Attend the Kickstart events to enjoy bikes and outdoor activities and celebrate the art, music and theater community in Fort Wayne. Throughout the…

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Make Science Fun at Science Central

With Spring in the air and everything in nature changing, exploration and curiosity will be at an all-time high for the youngsters. Fort Wayne has a place for you to nurture that inquisitiveness. Science Centralis a museum that offers a place for parties, study trips, spring and summer camps and community outreach…

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Meet Santa and Reindeer at the Botanical Conservatory

Do you hear sleigh bells ringing? Are they jingling? Maybe I'm hearing tinkly sounds because I'm thinking of a visit to the lovely Botanical Conservatory in December. It's probably all in my mind, I admit (at least I hope so.) The reality is Santa and his sleigh bells will appear at the Botanical…

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How to Host Families for the Holidays

So you're stressed because Cousin Tammy is coming to your place for Christmas with her husband and three kiddos ages 5-10. You need ideas to keep everybody occupied and happy. Never fear, downtown Fort Wayne is here! [[endteaser]] Fort Wayne Youtheatre is the perfect place for families of all ages…

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Painting Fun Spot offers creativity and fun

Painting Fun Spot, located at Jefferson Pointe, next to Barnes and Noble Bookstore, focuses on making memories while spreading happiness through art. Boasting the largest selection of paintable items nationwide, Painting Fun Spot makes all their plaster items in Fort Wayne and features an array of…

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Enjoy "Merry, Not Scary" Wild Zoo Halloween

What's better than the zoo during a nice day in the summer? Give up? A one-of-a-kind experience in the fall! Enter Wild Zoo Halloween at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo! If you're looking for a low-cost and seasonal event to take your kids to, this is it. When you visit the zoo from noon to 5…

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Three Rivers Festival done right!

Update: For information on this year's event, visit our Festivals page. As a longtime Fort Wayne local, growing up in the Summit City, I've been to my fair share of Three Rivers Festivals. Just around the corner, July 11th-15th, it is not too early to start planning your plan of attack. Over…

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Sweetwater Rock Camp jams out

The gritty sounds of Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust" pour out of one of the conference room and into the hallway. I'm surprised when we enter the room and it isn't seasoned musicians playing, but young kids, ages 12-18. They are working on one of their cover songs, part of Sweetwater…

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