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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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Posted on March 06, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Sarah D.

10 Things to Do After 5 PM

Fort Wayne has plenty of activities and entertainment to keep visitors busy during the day, but sometimes it can be hard to find things to do much past dinnertime. Instead of going back to the hotel after dinner, check out some of these family-friendly and adult activities and entertainment that are open past 5 pm.

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Posted on February 13, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

Food, Music, and Free Fun at Sweetwater

Sweetwater is a must-do Fort Wayne attraction. It’s a music lover’s paradise with enough free fun built-in to keep the family busy for hours.

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Posted on December 20, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Amber F.

10 Winter Activities Under $5 in Fort Wayne

*This post was updated in November 2017*

 

Visitors and residents alike will enjoy these affordable activities for under $5. Don’t hibernate this winter—enjoy what Fort Wayne has to offer.

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Posted on July 22, 2016 at 8:00:00 am

Sweetwater Sound: A Music Lover's Playground

Sweetwater Sound, located on the outskirts of Fort Wayne, is one of the most respected businesses in the music industry, and one of the largest companies in town. Sweetwater began as the brainchild of Fort Wayne local, Chuck Surack, who started the business out of the back of his van in 1979 with a 4-track recording studio. Today it has grown into a sprawling campus with hundreds of employees, boasting the title of third-largest music retailer in the world! The company sells everything from guitars to recording software, while maintaining world-class recording studios and performance facilities.

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Posted on March 25, 2016 at 4:00:00 am by Emily L.

Calling All Musicians – Sweetwater Sound

Nearly everyone in Fort Wayne knows where Sweetwater Sound is located. Their huge sign along highway 30 is just about impossible to miss. I'm guessing too most people know Sweetwater has a retail center and offers music lessons - you can gather that much from sitting at the light at US 30 reading the sign. But, if you've never gone inside Sweetwater, go ahead, they want you to!  They welcome visitors!

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Posted on December 03, 2015 at 3:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Free in Fort Wayne: Winter Edition

*This post was updated in November 2017.*

 

During the summer, it may be great to get out and enjoy the weather and catch a quick and cheap bite from a food truck, but during the winter, it can be hard to even want to get out of the house. The Midwest winter months can be brutal, but we can make it a little better with many free and nearly free options.

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Posted on December 03, 2014 at 9:00:45 am by Louisa D.

Sweetwater: Sounds Like a Great Place!

There's just no place like Sweetwater. From the two-story slide to the “Microphone Vault” to the electric piano playing “Memories” from Cats, this place is unique. This two-story slide provides a quick descent to the diner for visitors and employees at Sweetwater. Sweetwater Sound is Fort Wayne’s largest distributor of electronic musical services and equipment. From selling quality ... More ›

Posted on November 04, 2014 at 9:00:14 am by Lauren C.

A Music Junkie's Guide to Fort Wayne

If you eat, sleep and breath music you'll fall in love with Fort Wayne. There is plenty to see, hear and do music-wise in this town. Here are a few suggestions to add your to your itinerary: Wooden Nickel Music owner Bob Roets (right) will take care of you. Check out our record stories: Neat Neat Neat Records & Music caters to the music savvy consumer. Open ... More ›

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