indiana: Concord Twp, Elkhart County, IN Market Report - First Half of 2016 - 07/13/16 06:23 AM
Concord Twp, Elkhart County, IN Market Report -
First Half of 2016
 
Concord Twp. is located in the northwest part of Elkhart County, Indiana.  People who live in Concord Township are conveniently located, with the city of Elkhart within the township. State Road 19, State Road 120, US 33, US 20 and Old US 20 runs through Concord Township.
The first half of 2016, Concord Twp., shows an active market with 284 residential homes sold and an additional 86 sales pending.  The average Days on Market for the period, is 80 and there are currently 158 homes still active on the market For Sale.
The average Listing Price for 2016 decreased by 1.5% over 2015.
The average Selling Price for 2016 decreased by 1.2% over … (4 comments)

indiana: Harrison Twp, Elkhart County, IN Market Report - First Half of 2016 - 07/08/16 05:44 AM
Harrison Twp, Elkhart County, IN Market Report -
First Half of 2016
 
Harrison Township is located in the southwest part of Elkhart County, Indiana.  People who live in Harrison Township are conveniently located , with the town of Goshen nearby. State Road 119 runs through Harrison Township.
The first half of 2016, Harrison Twp., shows an active market with 4 residential homes sold and an additional 3 sales pending.  The average Days on Market for the period, is 111 and there are currently 7 homes still active on the market For Sale.

The average Listing Price for 2016 increased by 16.9% from 2015.
The average Selling Price for 2016 decreased by 5.4% from 2015.
Disclaimer:  The figures shown, do not include “For Sale by Owner” homes and only homes that … (2 comments)

indiana: The Elkhart County Museum Reviews "The Great War". - 06/25/16 02:15 PM
The Elkhart County Museum Reviews 'The Great War".    
June 28th a traveling exhibit presented by the Indiana Historical Society will be at the Elkhart County Museum with the presentation called:   "The Great War" - From the Ration lines to the front lines and the role that Indiana and its Hoosiers played in WWI and how it affected the local German descent.
The exhibit also addresses the building of the American Legion building and the Indiana War Memorial.
Admission is FREE to the public.
 
Elkhart County Historical Museum
304 W. Vistula St., Bristol, IN
574-848-4322
 
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indiana: Happy Father's Day - From Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - 06/19/16 10:57 AM
Happy Father's Day 
 
From Friends & Neighbors Real Estate
 
 
Evelyn Johnston  Broker/Owner
                                    Larry Johnston                     Kim Stanley                          Stephanie Baker                   Mike T. Parson
 
Serving Elkhart, St. Joseph, LaGrange and Kosciusko Counties in Northern Indiana
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If you know someone who wants to Buy or Sell a Home in Elkhart County, St Joseph County,
or surrounding areas, have them call me:
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indiana: What Happened to Cheep Houses and Cars with High Interest Rates? - 06/13/16 03:24 PM
What Happened to Cheep Houses and Cars?
What Happened to High Interest Rates?
When I compare the purchase of my first house and first new car, vs the prices of houses and cars today, I wonder what happened along the way.
My first home, I purchased in 1970.
It was a 1-1/2 story, 3 bedrooms and 1-1/2 baths, full basement, just 2 blocks from an elementary school and 6 blocks from the High School.  It was the ideal home for us. We paid $17,400. but the interest rate was 8.5%.
About the same time, I purchased a 1968 Mustang 2+2 fastback with air conditioning.  It was a … (10 comments)

indiana: Plain & Fancy Celebrates 30 years at the Round Barn Theatre! - 06/12/16 05:41 PM
Plain & Fancy Celebrates 30 Years at the Round Barn Theatre
Amish Acres Historic Farm & Heritage Resort
Nappanee, Indiana
The 1955 Broadway Hit, Plain & Fancy playing at the Round Barn Theatre, is the longest running show anywhere. You can stay at the Heritage resort and eat at the famous Amish Style Restaurant, while planning for your theatre adventure. Check the Calendar for Dates and Show Times.
Calendar of Show Performances
Round Barn Theatre
Amish Acres
1600 W. Market St./US 6, Nappanee, IN 46550
800-800-4942
574-773-4188
 
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Larry … (7 comments)

indiana: The 2016 Parade of Homes, Builder's Association of Elkhart County - 06/08/16 03:51 PM
The 2016 Parade of Homes,
Builder's Association of Elkhart County.
The Parade of Homes features 13 Home Builders between June 18 - 26, 2016.  The hours are:
Saturday and Sunday 1 pm to 8 pm
Monday - Friday, 5 pm to 9 pm
If you're looking for a new home, inspiration on your current home are making plans for your dream home. the Parade of Homes has it all.
Discount tickets are available at all Martin's Supermarkets.
 
The participating builders and home Locations are:
 
Dave Mark Construction  (Dave Mark)
PRESOLD HOME - Borkholder Country Manor, 57674 CR 23, Goshen, IN
 
K.W. Yoder Construction, Inc. (Kevin Yoder/Dan Schaubert)
PRESOLD HOME - Copperfield, 30457 Deer Pointe, Granger, … (10 comments)

indiana: Rhapsody in Green, Elkhart, IN - June 10, 11 & 12, 2016 - 06/01/16 06:22 PM
Rhapsody in Green, Island Park
Elkhart, IN. 
June 10, 11 & 12, 2016  
 
Elkhart's largest Family Festival, held annually on the 2nd full weekend in June, will feature 150 exhibitors, 32 ethnic food booths and an antique car show at the Rhapsody in Green festival at Island Park in Elkhart for a 3-Day event.
The Islands will feature 2 stages, with National, Regional and Local music, Children's entertainment, Crafts, Games and did I mention Food and Music?
 
Days & Hours
Friday, 5 Pm to 12 am
Saturday, 12 pm to 12 am
Sunday, 12 pm to 8 pm
Admission
Free until 5 pm / $1.00 after 5 pm
 
Rhapsody in Green
Island Park
N. Main Street & … (6 comments)

indiana: McNaughton Spray Park for Summer, Elkhart, IN - 05/29/16 04:24 PM
McNaughton Spray Park for Summer,
Elkhart, IN.  
 
Located inside McNaughton Park, the Spray park has lots of water activities, which includes:
Large Bucket Spill
Spray Loops
Team Sprays
Cannons
Power Volcanoes
Aqua Domes
Spray Nozzle
Jets
Water Guns
The park also has a concession stand for your convenience.  There are picnic areas and playgrounds within McNaughton Park, so you can make a day of family fun.  Call the Spray park to arrange for large groups.
Admission to the Spray Park
Admission $4.00    two and under $1.00
Senior Citizens (55 & older) $2.00
Season
June 4 to July 31, 2016
August weekends
Aug. 6 & 7
Aug 13 & 14
McNaughton Spray Park
635 Arcade Avenue, Elkhart, IN
574-970-7490
 
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indiana: Wellfield Gardens Plan for the Future! - 05/22/16 06:51 PM
Wellfield Gardens Plan for the Future!
Elkhart, Indiana.     
 
Since the mid 1800s, the property, known as "North Main Street Well Field", has been a source of hydraulic energy and drinking water for the City of Elkhart.  There are still 13 wells on the site that provide the majority of drinking water for the community.
In 2002, The Elkhart Rotary Club birth the idea to use the property to educate people about the uses of water for the communities and the benefits to nature.
In 2005, the plan was presented to the Board of Directors of the Wellfield Botanic Gardens, which would present 2 … (6 comments)

indiana: The Shipshewana Event Center - 05/20/16 08:45 AM
The Shipshewana Event Center,
Shipshewana, Indiana.    
 
Located in Shipshewanna, Indiana, just blocks from downtown and north of US20, the state of the art Convention Center is 15,000 sq ft with an additional 10 acres of outdoor space for large displays, such as Boat Shows, RV Shows and Auto Shows.  It is also home of Hostetler's Hudson Auto Museum.
The Convention Center is ideal for Corporate retreats, religious conferences, civic and association meetings, trade shows, weddings, reunions and much more.  You can stay at the Blue Gate Garden Inn, just next door, or at one of the many hotels, motels and bed & breakfast … (3 comments)

indiana: The Blue Gate Theatre, Now Performing "The Home Game", Shipshewana, IN - 05/20/16 08:13 AM
The Blue Gate Theatre, Shipshewana, IN
Now Performing "The Home Game".   
 
The Blue Gate Theatre, located in downtown Shipshewana, Indiana, by the Blue Gate Restaurant and Bakery is now showing "The Home Game", based on the story by Martha Bolton.
"The Home Game" 
Performances through August 16, 2016
 It portrays an Amish farm boy, who plays baseball and has dreamed about playing in the major leagues.  After being discovered by a sports agent for his talents of pitching and hitting, he must decide between the offer he couldn't refuse and the wishes of his father, who want needs him on the farm.
 
Blue Gate Theatre
105 Middlebury … (1 comments)

indiana: "The Chief" is Still the Coolest Place in Goshen, IN - 05/14/16 07:39 AM
"The Chief" is Still the Coolest Place in Goshen, IN.   
The Chief, located in Goshen, Indiana is in its 54th Season of serving home made ice cream to the community.  The Ice Cream and fast food shop opened April 18th with about 17 - 18 flavors of ice cream, including names like "Coffee Break", "Muddy Sneaker" and "Ant Farm".
In 2015 they were Featured on the National List of the 33 Best Ice Cream Shops in America by Thrillist, siting the excellent flavor options, nostalgia, innovation and variey.
The Chief will serve about 70 gallons of ice cream everyday during its season.
Hours:
Monday - … (10 comments)

indiana: Classic Car Cruise-in, Middlebury, IN at Das Dutchman Essenhaus - 05/13/16 07:51 AM
Classic Car Cruise-in, Middlebury, IN
at Das Dutchman Essenhaus.   
Every Thursday through September, from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm enjoy the recreation of the classic years, as the owners show off their cars and trucks, restored and customized to look like new.
Door prize giveaways, live entertainment, as well as restaurant specials from Das Dutchman Essenhaus  Amish Country Kitchen, from 3:00 pm to close, or All You Can Eat BBQ Ribs buffet at a special price.
 Classic Car Cruise-In
(At Das Dutchman Essenhaus)
240 US-20, Middlebury, IN 46540
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indiana: Lemonade Day - Elkhart County, IN - May 21, 2016 - 05/09/16 03:54 PM
Lemonade Day - Elkhart County, IN - May 21, 2016.    
Video from 2015 Featuring Sofia and Parnasi
Lemonade Day is an exciting day for Elkhart County, as the Junior Achievement has been helping young entrepreneurs from preschool through High School to learn how to run a business.
Lemonade Day started in 2007 in Houston, Texas and now has over a million children around North America, participating, by designing and operating their own Lemonade Stand.
They learn Budgeting, Profit making goals, Serving Customers, Repaying Investors and Giving Back to the Community. through the process, the children learn Goal-setting, Problem solving and gaining Self esteem.
The Lemonade stands … (16 comments)

indiana: McNaughton Park, Elkhart, is Getting Ready for Summer Fun! - 05/08/16 05:24 PM
McNaughton Park, Elkhart,
is Getting Ready for Summer Fun!
  
With just a few weeks away from the end of School and the beginning of Summer,  McNaughton Park, in Elkhart provides lots of activities for the children this coming season.
The park also has summer concerts, a playground, and is located along the St. Joseph river, for those interested in fishing.
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If you know someone who wants to Buy or Sell a Home in Elkhart County, St Joseph County,
or surrounding areas, have them call me:
Larry Johnston, 574-304-7577
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC, Elkhart, Indiana,
or email larry@larry-johnston.com 
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indiana: Golf in Goshen, IN at Black Squirrel Golf Club, at Larimer Greens - 05/08/16 05:10 PM
Golf in Goshen, IN at
Black Squirrel Golf Club, at Larimer Greens.    
 
Located on the west side of Goshen, with a putting practice green, Pro Shop and 18 holes to play.  You can stop at their snack shop or enjoy their huge outdoor deck, or a full meal in the Dining Room.
Black Squirrel Golf Club
1017 Larimer Drive, Goshen, IN 46526
574-533-1828
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If you know someone who wants to Buy or Sell a Home in Elkhart County, St Joseph County,
or surrounding areas, have them call me:
Larry Johnston, 574-304-7577
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC, Elkhart, Indiana,
or email larry@larry-johnston.com 
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indiana: If You Like Chinese Food, It's the "Great Wall" Restaurant! - 05/08/16 04:43 PM
If You Like Chinese Food, It's the "Great Wall" Restaurant!   
 
The Great Wall Chinese restaurant is located at the intersection of State Road 19 and old US 20.  They have a great selection of great food. Start off with some hot tea, add from a great selection of entrees and end on a good note, with a fortune cookie.
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If you know someone who wants to Buy or Sell a Home in Elkhart County, St Joseph County,
or surrounding areas, have them call me:
Larry Johnston, 574-304-7577
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC, Elkhart, Indiana,
or email larry@larry-johnston.com 
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indiana: First Friday, May Celebration - Goshen, Indiana, May 6, 2016 - 05/06/16 07:56 AM
First Friday, May Celebration - Goshen, Indiana, May 6, 2016   
The theme for he First Friday in May - A Taste of Goshen
Friday May 6, 2016 from 5 to 9 pm
Sponsored by Community Relations Commission
Included in the event  is a 5K Run and a 2K Walk at the millrace powerhouse at 212 W. Washington St.
Visit the many flavors from 15 local independently owned restaurants, from the Nostalgic American Diner to many Ethnic dishes and samplings from around the globe.
Enjoy Live Music and Dance.
First Friday Map of events and information
 
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indiana: The Flippin' Cow, with Waterfront Parking on Simonton Lake. - 05/01/16 03:11 PM
The Flippin' Cow,
with Waterfront Parking on Simonton Lake.   
Elkhart, Indiana
 
Just north of Elkhart is the popular Simonton Lake for boating skiing and having fun with the channel to Little Simonton, where the fishermen hang out.  For a break in the action, one of several lunch and dinner stops is the flippin' Cow,
Serving hand crafted burgers, beers and shakes, the Flippin' Cow sits on the waterfront, with boat parking and public access on the lake.  Stop in and enjoy the live music every Friday night, or enjoy High Def TV.
Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 11 am to 10 pm
Friday - Saturday, 11 am … (6 comments)

 
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