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Posted on October 29, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

Your Guide to Fort Wayne, Indiana's Holiday Festivities

HolidayFest is a Fort Wayne, Indiana tradition that begins the week before Thanksgiving and continues until we ring in the new year. The flagship event is the Night of Lights, which is always the evening before Thanksgiving. The Night of Lights is an absolute joy and also serves as Fort Wayne's official start to the Holiday season.

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Posted on November 26, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

George Bailey to the Rescue

“George Bailey, I’ll love you ‘til the day I die.” ~It’s a Wonderful Life

Are you a George Bailey fan?

Plan a quick weekend trip to Fort Wayne in December! First Presbyterian Theater in beautiful Downtown Fort Wayne will present It’s a Wonderful Life: A live radio play. Shows happen the first three weekends in December.

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Posted on November 22, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

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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Posted on November 17, 2016 at 12:00:00 pm by Jessa C.

The Latest Holiday Gifts at the Fort Wayne Visitors Center

Looking for Fort Wayne and Indiana themed gifts for your coworkers, family, or friends? The elves at the Fort Wayne Visitors Center have been hard at work, packaging a wide variety of holiday gifts that cannot be found anywhere else!

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Posted on November 17, 2016 at 12:00:00 pm by Susan B.

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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Posted on November 16, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

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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Posted on November 15, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Barb S.

Fort Wayne's Holiday Festivals

It’s holiday time in Fort Wayne again – time to call your inner child from the adult world and back into a familiar December fun time. Listed below are a variety of festivals, including a small number of other Christmas events which while not festivals, will provide sights and sounds to get you into the spirit of the season.

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Posted on November 15, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Nancy M.

First Presbyterian Theater in Fort Wayne - It's a Wonderful Life

The holiday season is more than just bright lights and fabulous food. It’s also a time to take stock of who we are as the year winds up. There’s no better way to do that than to take in a play or movie with a message and there’s no better script than that of It’s a Wonderful Life at the beautiful First Presbyterian Theater.

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