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Tag - Host Them Here Holiday

Posted on November 13, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Craft Bazaars to Explore in Fort Wayne

Crafts and cookies: the two words have wonderful consonance, and they also combine to create a great pre-holiday experience that is fun to share! Whether you’re shopping for gifts, or just hunting for a fun place to walk around, why not check out what Fort Wayne has to offer?

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Posted on November 29, 2016 at 5:00:00 pm by Jessa C.

Best Fort Wayne Christmas Light Displays | Archive 2016

*The 2017 Best Christmas Lights post is coming soon. Check back in December 2017*

It’s a Christmas tradition to discover all of the beautifully decorated Christmas Light Displays around Fort Wayne! From holiday fanatics that dress up their houses in thousands of lights to the beautiful downtown window decorations and displays, there are many places to take a fun holiday drive! If you’re looking to do the same, and enjoy the Christmas spirit, take advantage of our annual list of Crazy Christmas Houses.

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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 12:00:00 pm by Amber F.

Cater Your Thanksgiving Meal in Fort Wayne

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy with family and friends, but sometimes it can be stressful preparing the meal for large gatherings. If you are visiting Fort Wayne this holiday season, consider easing the burden by enlisting the help of local restaurants and caterers. They can take away the mess and the stress of Thanksgiving Day meal prep. There are many options from which to choose. Here are a few of my Insider recommendations.

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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 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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Posted on November 14, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Amber F.

Fort Wayne Holiday Shopping Guide

Fort Wayne is a fun place to visit during the holidays. With Night of Lights kicking things off the night before Thanksgiving, along with the Fantasy of Lights at Franke Park, The Festival of Gingerbread at the History Center, and the Festival of Trees at the Embassy Theatre, there is so much to see and do. But in the back of everyone’s mind at this time of year is holiday shopping. You likely have lists upon lists of items to get for family and friends.​

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