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Indiana Culinary Trails Passport

December 1, 2021 Leave a comment

By Amy Howell
Indiana Department of Tourism

INDIANAPOLIS – (Dec. 1, 2021) – Eat, drink and be merry.

The Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) and the Indiana Foodways Alliance (IFA) are teaming up to tempt your tastebuds with the Indiana Culinary Trails Passport and a chance to enter the Season’s Eatings giveaway.

There’s something for every palate. From Between the Buns Burger Trail to the Hoosier Pie Trail, the Indiana Foodways Alliance has 21 culinary trails, and all of them can be found on the digital passport. All you need to do is sign up online and check in with your smartphone at more than 260 restaurants across the state.

“From local favorites that opened decades ago to new spots that opened just last year, your new favorite restaurant is just waiting for you to discover it,” said Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch.

“Whether it’s dine-in or take-out, the passport is a great way to support local businesses this holiday season,” said Lindsey Skeen, Indiana Foodways Alliance Executive Director.

For more information about the Indiana Culinary Trails Passport, go to

Five Fort Wayne Tips for January 2022 @visitfortwayne

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By Emily Hill
Visit Fort Wayne

Five tips for things to do in Fort Wayne in January 2022

  1. All American Outdoor Expo at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
    January 7-9, 2022
  2. “Under The Big Top” Circus Garden at the Botanical Conservatory
    January 8 to April 17, 2022
  3. Savor Fort Wayne Dinner Specials at Participating Restaurants
    January 12-23, 2022
  4. Broadway at the Embassy Theatre: Cats
    January 24-25, 2022
  5. Winterval winterfest in downtown Fort Wayne
    January 29, 2022

For more information about lots more upcoming events and things to do in Fort Wayne and Allen County, visit or stop by the Visitor Center at 927 South Harrison Street in downtown Fort Wayne.

Allen County Event Listings on

34th Eagle Watch at Patoka Lake, Jan. 8, 2022

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Press Release
Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Patoka Lake hosts eagle watch and related events, Jan. 8, 2022.

Patoka Lake is hosting several programs during its 34th annual Eagle Watch event, which will be held on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Patoka Lake Nature Center in southern Indiana.

Eagle Interpretive naturalist Wade LeHue will present a live bald eagle, and Dana Recklehoff will share the stories of Patoka Lake’s raptors. Brian Finch, Patoka Lake wildlife specialist, and his team will lead groups on driving tours to hot spots for eagle viewing around the lake.

There will also be a presentation on the success of the Eagle Reintroduction Program that took place in the 1980s.

Lunch will be provided. Children’s activities and crafts will be available from 12:40 to 2:30 p.m.

Cost is $20 per person. Advance registration is required by calling the Patoka Lake Nature Center at 812-685-2447 and is limited to the first 50 participants.

Dress for the weather and bring binoculars, spotting scopes, and cameras if you have them. Be sure to have vehicles fueled for the driving tour.

Patoka Lake ( is at 3084 N. Dillard Road, Birdseye, IN 47513.