Summer Fun Ideas during COVID-19 Pandemic

Summer Fun Ideas during COVID-19 Pandemic

While this summer might be different than any other due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, there are still plenty of things to do outside of your home in the Greater Lafayette, IN area. Our region of Indiana has some great outdoor spots and trails to enjoy, but if you consider all of Indiana’s goodies, you’ll enjoy so much extra! Please allow us to encourage you to take time together this summer, and enjoy spots in Indiana that you’ve never had the time to visit! As always, while enjoying these activities and more, please continue to practice social distancing. Click here to view Governor Eric Holcomb’s “Back on Track Indiana” plan. It includes official dates and guidelines for everything related to COVID-19. Drive in Movie Theaters: A true hidden treasure that’s making a fierce comeback! Check out M.E.L.S. at the Starlight in Thorntown, IN!Orchards: Enjoy a day at one of our many Indiana orchards and get the season’s pickin’s! Strawberries, blueberries, apples, peaches, pears, oh my!Bike trails: We have so many for all different skill levels! Get the family together for a Saturday ride! Click here for the ones in our area and beyond!Greater Lafayette, IN swimming pools and parks are open! Click here to view their locations and hours.Fishing: Click here to view our list of public fishing spots in the Greater Lafayette, IN area!Enjoy ice cream favorites in our area. Outside of Greater Lafayette, IN State and National Parks: The closest one to us is Prophetstown State Park, which is within the Greater Lafayette, IN area. It has plenty do to, fishing, biking, hiking, camping, and even “the Farm...
Romanski Group Blood Drive

Romanski Group Blood Drive

LAFAYETTE BLOOD DRIVE The Romanski Group is partnering with the Indiana Blood Center to help save lives. The need for blood donations is very high, and safety protocols have been appropriately increased to protect donors. The Big Red Bus will be parked just outside of Matchbox Coworking Studio. Safe practices for safe donations include: donor temperatures will be checked prior, only two donors at a time permitted, and full sanitation between each use. Raise a sleeve and join us on May 14th, 2020 to make a difference! SIGN UP for your time here : https://bit.ly/2yKupgG For up-to-date information on YOUR Indiana area neighborhood or a FREE Seller Consultation – call The Romanski Group at (765) 293.9200.  Using an experienced team is the way to get your home ‪SOLD‬! You deserve the BEST Realtor in the Lafayette Indiana...
Greater Lafayette, IN Wineries

Greater Lafayette, IN Wineries

There are wineries throughout the world, and you could easily make it a sole life-mission to fully experience and visit places within the world’s wine culture. Honestly, we think life is too short to drink bad wine. So, why not enjoy the finer side of life? Actually, according to Healthline and various other sources, drinking wine has health benefits, which explains why humans have been drinking it for centuries. One opinion states that wine tastes best at the property where the grapes are grown. Fortunately, within an hour’s drive of Greater Lafayette, IN, we have plenty of home grown grapes-turned-to-wine facilities, so you can find the best tasting wine in the area for yourself. These wineries open to the public for you to come experience the countryside for a relaxing day or event, but most importantly, they’ll display some of that good ol’ Hoosier hospitality, making you feel at home. Most of these locations offer various events throughout the warmer months (some are only open during those summer months!). So, allow us to encourage you to explore the websites for depth in each Indiana winery’s history, culture, and, of course, wine! Why not try them all? Greater Lafayette, IN Wineries Wildcat Creek Winery (Lafayette, IN): “Rick and Kathy Black purchased the property that is now Wildcat Creek Winery in 2007. After a year of renovations, and converting it from a once functioning farm into a winery, they opened the doors to the public. We have been making and serving our award-winning wines here since 2008.”Carpenter Creek Cellars (Remington, IN): ” Carpenter Creek Cellars is the full realization of two...
Valentine’s Day Specialty Events

Valentine’s Day Specialty Events

From dancing to a 5 course fine dining meal, one of these local, unique Greater Lafayette, IN events will take your Valentine’s game to the next level! Romantic Events! Evening of Romance (Mariott Hall; West Lafayette, IN): Friday, February 14, 2020 from 8:00 – 10:15 P.M. “The Purdue Jazz Band and the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management team up to recreate a 1940s big band dance club atmosphere – where couples can enjoy music, dancing, food, and romance. Purchase tickets here.”Valentine’s Day Dinner (Richelle in a Handbacket; Lafayette, IN): Friday, February 14, 2020 from 7:00 – 10:00 P.M. BY RESERVATION ONLY. “Chef Lauren Reed will prepare a shrimp cocktail appetizer followed by a caesar salad for starters and a filet mignon main course. Dinners will also be treated to wine and their choice of dessert by Richelle in a Handbasket Just Desserts! Interested parties can call 765.441.2626 to RSVP. The cost is $75/person.”Valentine’s Day Dinner (Folie; Downtown Lafayette, IN): Friday, February 14, 2020 from 5:00 – 10:00 P.M. “Five course prix fixe dinner presented by Chef Cesar $50 per person.”Heart of Art 2020 (Courtyard Lafayette; Lafayette, IN): Friday, February 14, 2020 from 6:00 – 10:00 P.M. ” The eleventh annual Heart of Art wine dinner and auction will celebrate Valentine’s Day with wines provided by Carroll Wine and Spirits. Wines will be paired with a three-course menu designed by Jim Bodenmiller and prepared by the Courtyard Marriott chef. Sparkling wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served during the welcoming reception, with silent auction items on view for bidding, from 6:00-7:00. Guests will then be seated for an evening...
Valentines Day Dinner Ideas

Valentines Day Dinner Ideas

Looking for the perfect place to take that special someone out to for Valentines Day? Greater Lafayette, IN has something for every romance style. Here are some of our suggestions. We won’t tell anyone that we helped you out! Fine Dining in Greater Lafayette, IN McGraw’s Steak, Chop, and Fish House (West Lafayette, IN): McGraw’s sits on the Wabash River on the southwest side of Purdue University. Winding, beautiful country roads take you to this intimate destination. For the menu, there are seasonal specialty items that change daily, but additionally, they serve a variety of steaks, a gourmet pasta option, an extensive seafood menu, and sides and sauces (such as a Bleu Cheese Butter) giving your pallet plenty to choose from! Extensive wine list, full bar, and the perfect place to wine and dine your significant other!La Scala (Lafayette, IN): La Scala is not just another Italian restaurant. On Valentine’s Day, they serve a special menu with dishes from classic lasagna to a lobster mac and cheese! La Scala prides themselves on their local involvement, supporting local product producers in categories such as meat, cheese, bread, and produce. This historic downtown location will surely tickle your fancy!Mountain Jacks (Lafayette, IN): Crab legs. Steaks on steaks. Ribs. Prime Rib. Are you hungry yet? Mountain Jacks is a classic steak house that’s very well known in Greater Lafayette! You’ll love the log cabin, cozy interior. The fireplace, especially, will make you feel right at home in this intimate setting.Bistro 501 (Lafayette, IN): Bistro 501 sits on the corner of 5th and Main Streets in the historic Lahr building in downtown Lafayette. This French inspired, fine dining experience will have...
January Events Around Indiana

January Events Around Indiana

Looking for some ways to enjoy Indiana during these winter months? We are too. So, here are some fun things to do around Indiana during the month of January. Indiana Fun During Winter Months Pacers games: The game schedules runs through April right now! Take the opportunity to go check out some home grown basketball in Downtown Indianapolis. Not only is it a fun experience to be at the game, but downtown has its delights as well. Enjoy a walk around City Centre, or grab dinner and coffee before the game! Take a weekend or day trip to French Lick, IN! There’s tons to do! An indoor waterpark (Big Splash Adventure) for kiddos, a winery for the adults, and much more! Click here to view more to do in French Lick, IN.Perfect North Slopes (Lawrenceburg, IN)Get a little taste of the slopes right here in Indiana! Ski, snowboard, or tube down the trails, you’ll find what you need here. Toboggan Run at Pokagon State Park (Angola, IN)Open with or without snow! Operates until March 1, 2020. Click here for more information!Wolf Park (West Lafayette, IN)Wolf Park hosts a event called, “Winter Wolves.” Here’s what it is all about: “This time of year is a great opportunity to see the wolves at their most active. Wolves enjoy spending their time outside in cold weather.” Click here to for the entire event calendar to plan your trip.Old Jain Inn (Parke County, IN)Reserve a room at the Old Jail Inn for an unique experience this winter. You can spend the night behind bars at this awesome downtown Rockville, IN establishment.Antique and Misc...