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...
Lafayette Area Gymnastics and Dance Studios

Lafayette Area Gymnastics and Dance Studios

Young or old, Lafayette has dance studios and gymnastics classes for nearly everyone! It’s not only a great way to achieve an active lifestyle, but it’s an amazing way to get to know people in the community as well. Since there are so many styles out there, we want to help you get started finding your groove. Fortunately, Greater Lafayette, IN has classes available for all dancing styles and for gymnasts! Check out all of these great options…. Child and Teen Dance, Cheer, and Gymnastics options: Starting with the kiddos, there are so many opportunities in a city like Lafayette, IN. Casual or competitive groups and classes with showcases to display all the moves they’re learning throughout the year are just one of the fun, diverse side effects of getting your family involved in this sport. There are competitive teams throughout the United States, and if you want to be involved in that, Greater Lafayette, IN has that option for your family. It also always carries the option to have fun, so be sure to explore each website for information on classes, prices, and prerequisites. Studio b (Lafayette, IN)Elite Gymnastics and Cheer (Lafayette, IN)Malone’s Gymnastic Center (West Lafayette, IN)Dance Moves & Gymnastics, Preschool, Cheerleading, Tumbling or DMG (Lafayette, IN)Turning Pointe Academy for the Performing Arts (West Lafayette, IN)Lafayette Ballet Company and School (Lafayette, IN)West Active (McAllister Center; Lafayette, IN)Y-dance (YWCA; Lafayette, IN) Adult Dance and Fitness Class Options: It is never, “too late” in life to dance! Whether you use dance as a fitness method or you want to learn how to dance with your significant other, there’s a...
New Year’s Day in Lafayette, IN

New Year’s Day in Lafayette, IN

What are your plans for the first day of 2020? The Romanski Group loves starting fresh each year with new vision, goals, direction, and more of serving you guys- our forever clients. We are so thankful to have served you for 2019, and we look forward to 2020 with you! To start out the year, we’ve gathered some information on things to do around Greater Lafayette, IN on New Year’s Day. Start off with those fitness goals at the First Day Hike, or maybe aim to get to know more people at the People’s Potluck. There’s something for everyone in Lafayette, IN! We hope you enjoy your New Year’s Day! First Day Hike (Prophetstown; West Lafayette, IN) First Day Hikes are where it’s at! Head out to Prophetstown at 2:00 P.M. on New Year’s Day to get some exercise in on the first day of 2020. Bundle up to see the beautiful, winter prairie landscape, you won’t regret it! If you’re feeling up for an adventure, Turkey Run, Shades State Park, and almost all Indiana State Parks are having first day hikes too! Click here to view more information on those!Vinyl Potluck (People’s Brewing Company; Lafayette, IN): This is a super fun, unconventional event! People’s invites you to come hang out at the brewery for the day. They’ll open early and have turntables set up. So, bring a favorite dish to share, and also bring your favorite record to play! It starts at Noon on New Year’s Day.New Year’s Day Power 75 Celebration (Be Moved Power Yoga; West Lafayette, IN) Join Anita at Noon for a fun power hour...