Ring In 2017 With The Amish Acres New Year’s Eve Gala!

Amish Acres New Year’s Eve Gala 2016!Ring in 2017 with Amish Acres New Year’s Eve Gala! You’ll enjoy dinner, the final performance of “A Christmas Story” followed by cabaret and fireworks at midnight!

Amish Acres New Year’s Eve Gala has been a popular tradition in these parts since 1999 – and no wonder! The combination of great food, excellent live entertainment, and the happy giddiness of New Year’s Eve combine to make unforgettable memories of the year’s passing.

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“Our Christmas Dinner” – Blue Gate Theatre’s New Comic Holiday Musical!

Our Christmas Dinner – Blue Gate Theatre’s New Comic Holiday Musical!If you like comedy, music, and Christmas then Blue Gate Theatre’s “Our Christmas Dinner” is for you! On stage at the Blue Gate Theatre in Shipshewana, IN now through December 30th, 2016!

Meet the Davidson’s as they settle in for a quiet Christmas evening. Little do they realize what fate has in store for them as unexpected guests, a raging snowstorm, and contrasting opinions turn the evening on its head. Humor, life-lessons, and a heaping helping of fantastic songs ensue.

The simple plot, which becomes increasingly complicated as the play continues, is a great part of the show’s success. You’ll squirm with amusement as the play’s strong characters, played to the hilt by a solid cast, struggle with the circumstances. The last few moments of the 90-minute show include Christmas caroling with cast and audience.

This new comedy musical, unveiled during the 2015 holiday season, continues Blue Gate Theatre’s reputation for solid entertainment. “Our Christmas Dinner” is a hilarious take on family traditions, holiday expectations, and the true meaning of Christmas.

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Visit The World Of The Nativity On The Bremen Holy Walk 2016

Bremen Holy Walk 2016Immerse yourself in the world of the very first Christmas on the Bremen Holy Walk. December 9th and 10th, 2016.

Bremen United Methodist Church has held the Bremen Holy Walk for over 30 years. It is an event that never fails to impress and inspire!

The Nativity is everywhere this time of year. In your neighbor’s yard, on your mantle, in print and on tv. It’s a warm and comforting image but imagine being able to actually enter the town of Bethlehem! To locate the actual stable, and witness the newborn King in the manger!

The Bremen United Methodist Church re-enactment does its best to provide the next best thing to this very experience.

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Enjoy An Amish Country Holiday Getaway At Scottish Bed & Breakfast!

Enjoy An Amish Country Holiday Getaway At Scottish Bed & Breakfast!Make the most of the holiday season with an Amish Country holiday getaway at Scottish Bed & Breakfast – we’ll even provide the turkey for your dinner!

Ah, the holiday season: the lights, the sounds, shopping, family get-togethers, a full-house, preparing big meals, cleaning up … Okay, so maybe some aspects of the holiday season can be less thrilling than others.

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Soar Through The Treetops At Rum Village Aerial Park!

Rum Village Aerial ParkLooking for some adventure during your Northern Indiana getaway? Rum Village Aerial Park in South Bend will have you swinging from the trees on zip lines, tightropes, cargo nets, and more!

Zip lines and rope courses are gaining in popularity across the country. If you’ve never tried one, you’re missing out! There’s something truly thrilling about zipping through the treetops, even though you’re in a safety harness.

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You’ll Have a Boo-You-tiful Time At Niles Scream Park!

Niles Scream Park 2016Niles Scream Park, the popular, Niles Michigan Haunted House attraction, is open for boo-isiness weekends from now until Halloween 2016!

Around Halloween, few things can be as fun and exciting as a good scare and that’s just what Niles Scream Park offers! Six professionally designed, spooky attractions on 44 haunted acres in Niles, Michigan. Not only is the park one of the largest, it has also been recognized by Haunted Attraction Magazine as one of the “Top 31 Must-See Haunted Attractions” nationwide!

One of the best things about Niles Scream Park is that all its attractions are rebuilt every year for a fresh scare. The park’s reputation for ingenious scare-tactics has made it one of the country’s premier haunted houses.

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Dust Off Your Lederhosen for Bremen Oktoberfest 2016

Bremen Oktoberfest 2016!Celebrate the harvest season with bed races, a beer garden, live music and more! The newly revived Bremen Oktoberfest is scheduled for October 7th to the 9th, 2016!

Bremen hasn’t had an official Oktoberfest celebration since the early 90’s. The Bremen Bicentennial committee felt the time was ripe for the event’s revival. And why not? Those who attended those earlier, annual celebrations from the 70’s through the 90’s, have many fond memories of the event.

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Get Lost – In The 2016 Shipshewana Corn Maze!

Shipshewana Corn Maze 2016Come explore the Shipshewana Corn Maze and lose yourself in 6.9 miles of maze on 7 acres of corn. The Shipshewana Corn Maze is good, old-fashioned fun!

Visiting Shipshewana in Northern Indiana Amish Country is always a good idea. There’s plenty to do and see, whether you’re interested in Anabaptist history (Menno-Hof); looking to browse the Midwest’s largest flea market (Shipshewana Trading Place), wanting to peruse the town’s 16 historical murals; or just wanting to soak up some small-town, Midwest, peace and quiet. Shipshewana has all this and more.

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Taste Indiana’s Largest Apple Pie at the Nappanee Apple Festival!

Nappanee Apple Festival 2016Come join in on all the fun at the 41st annual Nappanee Apple Festival! Scheduled for September 15th – 18th, 2016 in downtown Nappanee, IN.

The Nappanee Apple Festival attracts more than 80,000 people every year, making it one of the largest festivals in the State of Indiana!

Speaking of large, one of the festival traditions is the baking of Indiana’s biggest apple pie! This tremendous, 7 foot wide, apple pie comes out of the oven just in time to kick off the festival! The 600 lb behemoth yields over 800 slices of pie for attendees to the festival. Will you be lucky enough to get a slice?

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Celebrate 50 Years of the Marshall County Blueberry Festival

Marshall County Blueberry Festival 2016The Marshall County Blueberry Festival is mere weeks away, Labor Day Weekend, September 2 – 5, 2016. This year’s celebration marks the 50th annual return of this beloved event.

This year’s Blueberry Festival is going to be even bigger and better than ever before, which is quite the accomplishment. It’s already Indiana’s largest 4‑day festival!

The Marshall County Blueberry Festival has been going strong since 1966, when it was held to celebrate Indiana’s sesquicentennial.

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Visit Nor-Bert Farms – The Bremen Robotic Milking Farm

Visit Nor-Bert Farms - The Bremen Robotic Milking FarmIf you missed an opportunity to visit Nor-bert Farms, the Bremen robotic milking farm during last month’s open house, don’t fret. Nor-bert Farms is our neighbor and we can help set up a tour for you!

The Northern Indiana Dairy Trail held a series of open houses in June that included one of our neighbors, Nor-bert Farms. The Northern Indiana Dairy Trail was celebrating the state’s dairy industry as part of Indiana’s Bicentennial celebration.

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Amish Acres Arts and Crafts Festival 2016

Amish Acres Arts and Crafts Festival 2016The annual Amish Acres Arts and Crafts Festival is just weeks away and one of the biggest arts and crafts festivals in Indiana. August 4th through the 7th, 2016!

Amish Acres Arts and Crafts Festival never fails to entertain. Now in it’s 54th consecutive year, the festival continues to be placed on lists of the top events in the country.

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Get Your Vroom On At Gateway Mile Auto Fest

Gateway Mile Auto Fest 2016The second annual Gateway Mile Auto Fest is bringing more muscle cars, street rods, and classic cars to downtown Elkhart, July 16th, 2016.

A free festival that saw an estimated 1,000-plus attendees and over 300 cars during last year’s inaugural event, this year’s Gateway Mile Auto Fest is only looking to be bigger and better. More cars, more vendors, more attractions, and more people are expected.

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Attend the 2016 St. Joseph County 4-H Fair!

St. Joseph County 4-H Fair 2016You’ll find something for everyone at the week-long, 2016 St. Joseph County 4-H Fair: rodeo, carnival rides, games, tractor pulls, monster trucks, great food, live music, and animals – July 1-9, 2016

The 91st annual St. Joseph County 4-H Fair, celebrating both Indiana’s bi-centennial and America’s 240th birthday, is positively jam-packed with fun and excitement, including a livestock auction, fireworks show, demolition derby, and an appearance by classic rockers, Three Dog Night!

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Quilt Gardens Along The Heritage Trail Celebrate Indiana’s 200th

Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail 20162016 is Indiana’s Bicentennial and Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail is getting in on the celebration this year with 19 quilt garden patterns representing various time periods in Indiana’s history!

Quilt Gardens Along the Heritage Trail is an annual, Indiana Amish Country event featuring more than a million flower blossoms arranged into 19 different, patchwork quilt-inspired gardens. Along with the vibrant quilt gardens, visitors can also view 21, large, hand-painted, quilt art murals.

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