Tag Archives: Things to do

  • May 5

Which will you enjoy most? Gliding down the Pigeon River in your canoe or kayak? Greeting the outdoors in the fish and wildlife area? Camping? Hiking? Fishing? Or making new friends? At Trading Post Canoe, Kayak, and Campground in Mongo, … Read More »

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  • Feb 28

Shipshewana and LaGrange County don’t mess around when it comes to hospitality during March. On the very first day, we sound the trumpet for all the monthly happenings when the Quilt Festival Registration opens. March 1                        Shipshewana Quilt Festival Registration … Read More »

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  • Nov 9

I now know that “sick” means more than “ill.” Thanks to being around teenagers, I know that today’s generation uses “sick” to mean, “awesome!” or “I love this!” or “mind-blowing!” (another term not to be taken literally, right?). Last year … Read More »

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  • May 21

Several days ago I wrote a blog titled “Go Loco Over Local!” I then listed twenty or more vendors at the Shipshewana Flea Market who either sell locally-made items, or the vendors are local folks trying to squeeze out a … Read More »

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  • May 17

Shipshewana is in the business of making family memories, and this weekend is no different. As a matter of fact, these three events are so different from one another…concert…swap meet…quilting…that lots of people will be enjoying the festivities. As always, … Read More »

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  • May 15

Yesterday I hung out for a little while with the Shipshewana Flea Market manager Michael Christner. He introduced me to several flea market vendors and allowed me to take a few photos. His patience really impressed me, as he is … Read More »

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  • May 8

I consider myself a Flea Market Foodie. What qualifies me as such? I know not only where to eat, but HOW to eat. “How to eat” refers more than just placing nourishment on tongue, closing mouth, and masticating. “How to … Read More »

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  • May 6

To celebrate the LaGrange County Barn Quilt Tour, we are devoting two blogs a month on information regarding a specific mural you will see dotting the Amish backroads in Northern Indiana. Even though we have numbered the blogs, the order … Read More »

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  • May 3

This weekend is HUGE in Shipshewana. We have huge concerts, huge festivities, huge shows, huge meals… HUGE. Check out this video of a race you’ll see at the Saturday morning parade, and then keep reading! Click on this link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMd06liZrWA … Read More »

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  • May 2

Just down the road—less than a mile, perhaps—from the downtown Shipshewana Mayfest is another festival for May. On Saturday, May 5, 8am-4pm, The Land & Lakes Outdoor Garden Show is being held on the Antique Gallery grounds. This show commemorates … Read More »

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