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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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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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Downtown Fort Wayne Window Displays

The Holiday Season is all about family, food, and decorations. Every December I love the tradition of picking out a tree and decorating it with many beautiful ornaments. Although I mainly help organize the ornament hooks - it is still a tradition that I look forward to. This year the Visitors Center…

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A Festive Holiday Road Trip

The Holidays are a wonderful time of year to plan a quick getaway to Fort Wayne, Indiana! If you want to plan a fun getaway for your family, consider coming in late November when the holiday celebrations kick off! Many of our festivals and celebrations begin on November 25th with the Night of…

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Swinney Homestead Christmas Celebrates Season of Yesteryear

In today’s fast-paced world it can be easy to get caught up in technology, the shopping frenzy and the urge to travel and see everyone this holiday season. In the midst of the chaos, the Swinney Sisters invite you to visit the Swinney Homestead for a trip back in time at Fort Wayne’s historic…

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