elkhart: Relive the past, when you visit the NYC Railroad Museum. - 01/20/17 01:47 PM
Relive the past, when you visit the NYC Railroad Museum,
in Elkhart, Indiana ...
One of the museums in the Elkhart area, is the NYC Train Museum. It can be visited year around. The museum has both indoor displays and of course the outside displays of REAL steam engines and train cars.  You can even climb in one of the antique locomotive engines and toot the horn for all to hear.
Inside, there are many displays to see and read about, including toy replicas of many different trains that our families played with as children.  Visit the working train set, complete with buildings, scenery and even … (10 comments)

elkhart: The Midwest Museum of American Art, located in downtown Elkhart, IN - 01/17/17 03:02 PM
The Midwest Museum of American Art,
located in downtown Elkhart, IN.   
The Midwest Museum of American Art, is open to the public, with well known American artists works on display. The museum features 19th and 20th Century American Art, which includes Grandmas Moses and Norman Rockwell.  The Rockwell exhibit includes a huge collection of hand signed lithographs and brings over 6,000 pieces in the permanent collection. You can see approximately 900 on Display at any time during the year.
The museum is home to the Elkhart Juried Regional.  The 37th Juried Regional was held from October to December 6, 2016, with 250 artists submitting … (6 comments)

elkhart: Pete's Simonton Lake Tavern - Lunch, Dinner - Families Welcomed - 08/14/16 06:12 AM
Pete's Simonton Lake Tavern -
Lunch, Dinner - Families Welcomed.
Simonton Lake, Elkhart, IN
After Summer fun on Simonton Lake, motor into Pete's Simonton Lake Tavern, by Boat, Pontoon, Car, or just stop by for lunch or Dinner.  With a Family entrance off the back parking lot, it makes it easy to stop in for a family dinner.
The Tavern offers Beer, Wine, Outdoor Patio, Carry-out and of course Lunch and Dinner.
Food:
Appetizers, Baskets, Soups, Salads, Pizza and Sandwiches.
 
Popular Items:
Rib eye and chopped steaks, Italian Spaghetti and meatballs, Chicken wings, Smelt, Blue Gill, Alaskan Pollack, Perch and Shrimp
Daily Specials
 
Carry Out - 574-264-9033
 
Open 7 Days 
Monday - Friday, … (6 comments)

elkhart: "Taste of the Gardens", August 27, 2016 - 08/13/16 05:11 AM
"Taste of the Gardens"
at Wellfield Botanic Gardens, Elkhart, Indiana
August 27, 2016 from 11 am to 6 pm
Since 2002, the Elkhart Rotary Club has sponsored "Taste of the Gardens" to raise money for the Wellfield Botanic Gardens, which continues to be a growing icon of Elkhart.  Music, Food, Art and of course the beautiful flowers, architecture and sculptures surround the lake and waterfalls.
Enjoy the Music and art while tasting delicious treats made from local businesses. Some of the food selections include:
A Few of the Food Choices on Hand
Pizza
Many types of sandwiches from pulled pork to Corned Beef
Gourmet flavored brownies
Tailgate sausage w/Maui onion chips
Coffee and Ice lattes
Crab … (7 comments)

elkhart: I Love Where I Live, Elkhart, Indiana, (August Contest) - 08/03/16 09:44 AM
I Love Where I Live, Elkhart, Indiana, (August Contest).   
 Noah Seidenberg is hosting an exciting contest for the month of August, because I get to brag about my favorite place, home! Instead of explaining why I Love where I live, let me just show you.  Pictures are worth a thousand words, so here are my thousand words.......
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 The Changing of the Seasons
Great Entertainment
Local College Sports
Summer Fun on the water
and Evelyn Johnston, to help share it all
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Elkhart, St Joseph, LaGrange and Kosciusko Counties, in Indiana
Call me:  Larry Johnston, 574-304-7577
 
"We have agents to serve you with … (22 comments)

elkhart: The National New York Central Railroad Museum, Elkhart, IN - 07/27/16 07:59 AM
The National New York Central Railroad Museum,
Elkhart, IN.
 
The Museum was founded in Elkhart, Indiana in 1987, for the preservation and History of the NYC System.  The NYC was the second largest railroad in the United States with 11,000 route miles of track spanning 11 states and two Canadian Provinces.
The railroad arrived in Elkhart in 1851.  The goal of the museum is to tell the story of the NYC System, its predecessors and successors into today's era.
 
Museum Hours
Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, Noon to 4 pm
Admission
Adults - $6
Seniors - $5  (ages 61+)
Children - $5  (ages 4-12)
3 and under FREE
(Memberships … (10 comments)

elkhart: Old Style Deli is Still a Town Favorite After 22 Years. - 06/26/16 06:54 AM
Old Style Deli is Still a Town Favorite After 22 Years!
 
The Old Style Deli, in downtown Elkhart, Indiana, reminded the local folks how much they love the Deli, when they closed for a Winter vacation to see family in Florida. They opened in the Fall of 1983 and is known for the place where you start your day.  Everyone knows everybody by their first name and begins their mornings catching up on the local and national news.
Their menus include a variety of Ham, Veggie, Tuna, Roast Beef sandwiches, Chicken, including Sloppy-Joes and hot dogs. Many lunch folks order a variety of Soups and … (6 comments)

elkhart: Gregg Allman to Perform at the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart. - 06/17/16 12:53 PM
Gregg Allman to Perform at the Lerner Theatre
Elkhart, Indiana
 
Pacific Coast Concerts presents Greff Allman at the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart June 28, 2016.  The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Legend will be in Elkhart for one performance, showcasing his distinctive voice, his keyboard and guitar expertise.
In 1969 Greg and his brother Duane introduced their Southern Rock style to the world with their Rock, Blues Country and even some Jazz, with the popular Allman Brothers Band.
Singer/songwriter Gregg Allman wrote such hits as "Whipping Post", "Dreams", "Midnight Rider" and "Please Call Home". 
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Doors open at 6:30 pm
Show starts at 7:30 pm
Reserved … (11 comments)

elkhart: Old Orchard Golf Course Celebrates 50 years - 06/12/16 10:17 AM
Old Orchard Golf Course Celebrates 50 Years
Elkhart, IN
 
Established in 1966, Old Orchard Golf Course has opened its Bar & Grill, with indoor and outdoor seating, which offers Hamburgers and Hot Dogs with chips.  Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are also available.
The course is an 18 hole, par 61 at 3437 yards.
The Old Orchard Golf Course is a public course, which offers Family Memberships, Golf Leagues, Driving Cages, Golf Carts and pull carts for rent.  You can even rent your golf clubs.
 
Old Orchard Golf Course
24682 CR 16 E, Elkhart, IN 46516
574-293-1121
 
Hours
8 am to 10 pm
 
Bar & Grill Hours
Monday - Thursday, 4 pm to 8 … (3 comments)

elkhart: Breakfast at Stacks in Elkhart, IN - 06/12/16 09:33 AM
Breakfast at Stacks in Elkhart, IN.   
One of my favorite places to eat for breakfast is Stacks Pancake House and Restaurant. It is conveniently located on the east side of Elkhart just off County Road 17, which is a four-lane from the Interstate I-80/90 south past Goshen. Stacks has a variety of breakfast items.  They have a great lunch also.
 
Yes, they even have pancakes!  
 
Hours
Sunday, 6 am to 3 pm
Monday - Friday, 5 am to 3 pm
Saturday, 6 am to 3 pm
 
Stacks Pancake House and Restaurant
5230 Beck Drive, at CR 17, Elkhart, IN 46516
574-333-3910
 
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elkhart: "Heart" Comes to the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart, IN - 06/05/16 08:34 AM
 
"Heart" Comes to the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart, IN.  
 
Performing their hit like "Crazy on You", "Magic Man", "Straight on", "Baracuda" and more, the popular band will be performing at the Lerner Theatre on Wednesday, June 8, 2016.
Heart is welcomed by Gurley Leep Automotive and presented by Pacific Coast Concerts
 
Reserved Seating
$119.95, $99.85, $79.85
 
Doors open at 6:30pm
Show starts at 7:30 pm
 
The Lerner Theatre
410 S.Main St., Elkhart, IN
574-293-4469
www.thelerner.com 
 
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or surrounding areas, have them call me:
Larry Johnston, 574-304-7577
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elkhart: Rhapsody in Green, Elkhart, IN - June 10, 11 & 12, 2016 - 06/01/16 11:22 AM
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)

elkhart: Free Summer Fun at the NIBCO Splash Pad, Elkhart, IN - 05/29/16 09:45 AM
Free Summer Fun at the NIBCO Splash Pad,
Elkhart, IN.    
NIBCO Splash Pad is located along Elkhart's River-walk downtown, the NIBCO Splash Pad is open from June 4th to September 5, 2016.  Weather permitting, the park ma be open after Labor Day.
There is no admission fee to enjoy and play in the "Dancing Waters" on the splash pad. There is room to enjoy a picnic and talk a stroll on the River-walk.
Hours
2 - 6 pm, Tuesday - Sunday
Closed Monday
 
NIBCO Splash Pad
(Also known as NIBCO Water & Ice Park) for Winter Ice Skating.
303 NIBCO Parkway, Elkhart, IN
574-295-7275
 
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elkhart: McNaughton Spray Park for Summer, Elkhart, IN - 05/29/16 09:24 AM
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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elkhart: Wellfield Gardens Plan for the Future! - 05/22/16 11:51 AM
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)

elkhart: Kick-A-Can Home Improvement Paint Program Underway in Elkhart, IN - 05/12/16 06:18 AM
Kick-A-Can, Home Improvement Paint Program,
Underway in Elkhart, IN.   
The Kick-A-Can Home Improvement Paint Program was started as a recycling project to buy paint for those who could not afford to paint their homes and garages.  Mayor Neese encourages neighborhoods to look nice and a fresh coat of paint will definately help the cause.
Elkhart Mayor Tim Neese, started the program while on the city council in Elkhart in 1988.  He continued the program during his 12 years in the Indiana Legislature.   The newly elected Mayor today, May 12, 2016 has continued the tradition for the 28th consecutive year.
With help from … (8 comments)

elkhart: McNaughton Park, Elkhart, is Getting Ready for Summer Fun! - 05/08/16 10:24 AM
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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elkhart: If You Like Chinese Food, It's the "Great Wall" Restaurant! - 05/08/16 09:43 AM
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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elkhart: The Flippin' Cow, with Waterfront Parking on Simonton Lake. - 05/01/16 08:11 AM
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)

elkhart: Midwest Museum of American Art Presents "Under the Big Top" - 05/01/16 01:14 AM
The Midwest Museum of American Art, Presents
"Under the Big Top".
Now Through Sunday, July 10, 2016
Elkhart, Indiana
 
The American Circus has been captured in art for decades.  With the permanent collection of Circus Art at the museum, the theme of American Art over the last century, has been added to the exhibit and will feature over 50 pieces of Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture, depicting clowns, acrobats, animals & other circus performers.
Artists represented are from the local, regional and national level.
 Viewing Hours:
 Tuesday - Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Admission:
(Cash or check only)
Adults, $5.  
Students (5 yrs … (5 comments)

 
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