Ice Cream Favorites of the Romanski Group

Ice Cream Favorites of the Romanski Group

What can we say? Ice cream is just such a versatile food group! Everyone has their favorite. Not only that their favorite ice cream in general, but most have their favorite ice cream flavor, toppings, style, and brand as well! This year, for your information, National Ice Cream Day is Sunday, July 21st, 2019. Here are some fun facts about ice cream with some even better, practical information about where you can find some of our favorite ice cream in Lafayette, IN! National Ice Cream Day Events in Greater Lafayette, IN Fortunately, there’s opportunity to get free ice cream to celebrate National Ice Cream Day! National Ice Cream Day Celebration (Haan Museum; Lafayette, IN): “The Haan Museum will be celebrating National Ice Cream Day by providing the public with free ice cream cones and sundaes with various toppings.” Where else can you find ice cream in Lafayette, IN? Click on each business name to connect to their website for more information! Then, click on the city name to view the location. Budge’s Drive In (Lafayette, IN) Igloo Frozen Custard (2 Lafayette, IN locations) Miss Sugar (Chauncey Hill; West Lafayette, IN) Silver Dipper (2 West Lafayette, IN locations) Frozen Yogurt Options Because there’s an option for everyone in the Greater Lafayette, IN area! Pink Walrus (Lafayette, IN) Red Mango (Chauncey Hill; West Lafayette, IN) Why do people love ice cream? Not wholly convinced that ice cream is the bees knees? Here are some (pretty) official things to love about ice cream: It’s good all year ’round. Ice cream’s great in the summer to cool off, but it’s also great in...
Wabash Riverfest 2019

Wabash Riverfest 2019

The Wabash River unites Lafayette and West Lafayette, IN. Thanks to the Wabash River Enhancement Corporation, there’s a local, annual celebration honoring the Wabash and bringing us all together. The Wabash Riverfest is in its 19th year, and it’s this Saturday, July 13, 2019. Here’s some information on what to expect at the event, where to park, and where to find additional info if needed! It’s a great family event, and we can’t wait to see you there! What to expect at the Wabash Riverfest… The Wabash Riverfest expands from one side of the Wabash River to the other. Tapawingo Park houses most of the booths and check ins for participates in the events, but it extends over the John T. Meyer Pedestrian Bridge and into Riehle Plaza. Riverfest has something for everyone, but one thing we love about this event is that it really encourages attendees to be active. With options available such as a 5K, a rock climbing wall, voyager canoe races, volleyball tourneys, live music, and more, there is surely an activity for you! To help your day run smoothly, here are a few different things to note before you go! We hope you have a great, summer day out and about in the Greater Lafayette, IN area! Click here to view an event map! That way you can plan your route before you get there. Parking opportunities are available on both sides of the river. Both Downtown Lafayette, IN and West Lafayette, IN have street parking and parking garages for your convenience. Click here to enter a team into a canoe race. You need 9...
July 4th in Greater Lafayette, IN 2019

July 4th in Greater Lafayette, IN 2019

Greater Lafayette, IN celebrates America in style. We’re talking all day festivals ending with a BANG of firework displays. Here’s some information for you to plan your 4th of July! Stars and Stripes Concert and Celebration (Riehle Plaza; Lafayette, IN): July 4th, 2019 from 5:30 – 10:30 P.M. Here’s the description from a sponsor of this event, the Greater Lafayette, IN AARP website: “Join the cities of Lafayette and West Lafayette as we celebrate 4th of July in spectacular style! Performances include the Lafayette Citizens Band and the Freedom Singers, as well as several others! Be sure to arrive early, as streets close and seating in the plaza is very limited. Fireworks are at 10:00 P.M.”4th of July #dollarday at Mammaw’s Sweet Shoppe (Lafayette, IN): July 3rd, 2019 from 9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. The Facebook event says: “All cupcakes, decorated sugar cookies and cream horns on sale for $1ea.” WHAT?! Yes! Don’t miss out!Sweet Revolution Bake Shop in Downtown Lafayette, IN closes this year on July 4th. However, they’ll be open all week with fun, festive desserts! Click here to view the menu and information on how to get your order in.July 4th Festival at TPA Park (Frankfort, IN): July 4th, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M. This is an all day, family friendly event! Here’s what the Facebook event has to say: “The Festival will kick off… on Thursday, July 4th with entertainment, food vendors, craft vendors & so much more! We will end the night with the Jaycees Firework Show beginning at dusk. The TPA Petting Zoo & Aviary will be open all day.”Brookston Fireworks...
Summer Festivals within an Hour’s Drive of Greater Lafayette, IN

Summer Festivals within an Hour’s Drive of Greater Lafayette, IN

Long days, cool nights, sweet corn, and lightening bugs are just a few sure signs of an Indiana Summer, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! That means it’s also time for some fun festivals. The good news: there’s an entire list of Indiana State Festivals. Click here to view that website! The great news: We’ve narrowed it down for you to ones in the Greater Lafayette, IN area. Keep reading for more information on up coming festivals throughout our neck of the woods! All information here was provided by the Indiana State Festival Association! Indiana Festivals in Tippecanoe, Carroll, Montgomery, Clinton, Warren, Benton, White and Fountain Counties Indiana’s Fiddler’s Gathering (Battle Ground, IN): June 28-30, 2019: “Three-day acoustic music festival featuring the best in old time, folk, swing, bluegrass and Celtic music.” Canal Days (Canal Park; Delphi, IN): July 6-7, 2019; “Celebrate the 1850s canal era! Canal boat rides, interactive museum, artisan demonstrations, food and music. Fee for some venues.”Mosey Down Main Street (Downtown Lafayette, IN): Jul. 13, 2019; Aug. 10, 2019; Aug. 31, 2019: “6:00 – 11:00 P.M. May-Aug. Three stages of live entertainment. Arts and crafts, food vendors. Family-friendly. Introducing the sights, sounds, venues and merchants of downtown.”Wabash Riverfest (John Meyers Pedestrian Bridge, Tapawingo Park, and Riehle Plaza; Downtown Lafayette, IN): July 13th, 2019; “Free, family-friendly celebration of the Wabash River. Canoe races, food, music, educational exhibits, 5K run, bike events, children’s activities and more!”Tippecanoe County 4-H Fair (Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds; Lafayette, IN): July 20 – 27; “Fun family entertainment for all since 1930. All phases of agriculture, 4-H and livestock exhibits, wide variety of...
Recipes for Your Christmas Cookie Swap

Recipes for Your Christmas Cookie Swap

We took on the daunting task of sifting through and trying out these cookie recipes, so you can know what tastes good and you can leave behind what doesn’t. Someone has to do the hard jobs around here. We have even included some healthier options. “WOW” your party guests when you tell them they can eat six of those cookies and not feel too guilty afterward! Have you never heard of a Christmas cookie swap? Try something new in Lafayette, IN this Christmas season. Invite your friends and family over and host your own!  This event can be simple or extravagant!  It is flexible and fun!  This is even something exciting to do in spicing up your traditional Christmas dinner.  Check out these easy recipes: Cake Mix Fudge Chocolate Crinkles (Betty Crocker) 1 box of Devil’s Food Cake mix (you can use any type of cake mix for this recipe!) 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla powdered sugar Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick cookie sheets). In large bowl, stir dry cake mix, oil, eggs and vanilla with spoon until dough forms. Refrigerate dough 15 to 30 minutes, or as needed for easier handling. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in powdered sugar. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls about 2 inches apart. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store tightly covered.   Peanut Butter Cookies (personal recipe) 1 cup peanut butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg Heat oven to 350°F. Mix all ingredients in a...