Speciality Valentine’s Day Events and Menus

Speciality Valentine’s Day Events and Menus

Wine and dine your significant other in the way they deserve this Valentine’s Day. There are many specialty events happening around Greater Lafayette, IN to make the night something truly special. Here are some suggestions to take your Valentine’s Day up a notch! All events are adhering to current COVID-19 recommendations and guidelines. Many have limited seating and spacing. Be sure to reserve you spot, and follow each event closely for up to date information as Valentine’s Day approaches. Valentine’s Day Dinner 2021 (Fowler House Mansion; Lafayette, IN): This event is available on both Friday, February 12 at 6:00 P.M. and Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 8:00 P.M. $50/person. Reservations required. Click here to see the night’s menu options. To go options are available! Valentine’s Day Brunch (Fowler House Mansion; Lafayette, IN) Sunday, February 14, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. 10, 10:30, 12, and 12:30 seatings. $25/ticket. Reservations required! Valentine Wine Maker’s Table (Whyte Horse Winery; Monticello, IN): Saturday, February 13, 2021 from 6:30 – 9:30 PM. “This unique event is for all who want a special evening that is absolutely unforgettable. The night will entail 7 courses of food, paired with 7 wines. Our winemaker’s table are filled with love, laughter, and knowledge. Our chef of the evening will go over how your course was prepared and the winemaker will go over how the wine was produced, paired, and specially handcrafted. $75/person.” Bourbon & Wine Dinner (Farmhouse Restaurant; Fair Oaks, IN): Saturday, February 13, 2021. “Indulge in a special four-course meal paired with your choice of either specialized wine or bourbon.  Our executive chef and sommelier will...
New Year’s Eve 2020

New Year’s Eve 2020

What a year to wrap up! As you reflect on the many facets of 2020 and all it has entailed, did you progress and move forward even in the midst of hardship? Maybe you took advantage of the amazing housing market and rates at an all time low, upgrading your home or purchasing your first? Did you barely survive? Well, regardless, 2020 is a thing of the past now, so, how are you going to spend New Year’s Eve, bringing in 2021? There are bound to be far more folks than usual spending the evening in, but just in case you want to get fancy and all-dolled up for some normalcy, here are a couple options for you to check out in and around the Greater Lafayette, IN area! Lafayette, IN NYE Favorites Arrowhead Bowling: Late Night New Year’s Eve Celebration (Lafayette, IN): At 10:00 P.M. on NYE, reserve your lane for $165/lane and bowl in the new year with your friends and family. This includes 3 hours of unlimited bowling, a pizza buffet, shoe rental, soft drinks, party favors, and more! All current COVID restrictions apply, so be sure to keep up to date on the Arrowhead website for cancellation policies. Great United Skates (Lafayette, IN): Great United Skates is open for a New Year’s Bash this NYE! $15/person! Just Outside of Lafayette, IN Farmhouse at Fair Oaks Farm (Fair Oaks, IN): On a “normal” year, Fair Oaks Farm has an actual New Year’s Even Ball to attend. It’s an amazing time. We recommend checking it out sometimes! However, this year, here’s what Fair Oaks has for you....
The Great Downtown Holiday Shopping Extravaganza

The Great Downtown Holiday Shopping Extravaganza

…. and it’s just what it sounds like. Greater Lafayette, IN has many wonderful things to offer, and we’d say our Downtown makes the top 5 of that list. This area of our city is comprised of small and family owned businesses that are both new and old. The 2020 holiday season looks very different for many of those businesses. Shopping small for your family gifts and gatherings keeps these mom-and-pop-shops thriving through the end of a hard year. Shop Downtown Lafayette designated a time for local businesses to open their doors for a downtown stroll. Each location will look different – some indoor and some outdoor – but all will adhere to COVID-19 safety needs. Click here to view the Great Downtown Holiday Shopping Extravaganza Facebook Event. Keep up to date on this page for current and day to day changes and information. Here’s what the hosts have to say about the night ahead: “Are you ready to shop local for your holiday gifts? 20+ downtown businesses will be open late for all those needs. Maps will be available at each location ranging from 2nd St to 11th St down Main and even over on Columbia and Ferry to help you find your way that evening.” Participating Downtown Lafayette, IN Vendors Wednesday November 18, 2020 from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Bella Beige Black Wax Records Bloom Kid’s Collection Bloom and Petals Boutique LoriAnn Clayton Jewelers Crossroad Cigars Design Nook Downtown Dental Flourish Art Lazy Cat Lounge Knit-A-Bit Mad Love Boutique Main Street Books McCord Candies Merlin’s Beard Q 106.7 Retail Therapy Boutique Reveille Coffee Bar Sgt Preston’s Scones...
Greater Lafayette Trunk or Treat Events and Fall Parties

Greater Lafayette Trunk or Treat Events and Fall Parties

Halloween 2020 will look a bit different than any other Greater Lafayette, IN has seen. Fortunately, despite the circumstances, there is no shortage of community participation! Many Greater Lafayette, IN businesses and organizations are simply re-arranging their holiday plans to be outside and COVID-19/social distancing friendly. Check out these fun events throughout the area- organized by date! Boo at the Zoo (Columbian Park; Lafayette, IN): Boo at the Zoo happens on weekends leading up to Halloween at the Columbian Park Zoo. Capacity is restricted. See the website for more information. Sunday, October 25, 2020 Scarecrow Walk (Prophetstown State Park; West Lafayette, IN): 3:00 – 4:00 P.M. “Join the women of ECC for the Annual Trail of Scarecrows at Prophetstown State Park. Scarecrows will be featured along Prophetstown’s paved, accessible trail for easy hiking. There is also a Prairie Maze.” Trunk or Treat (Clarks Hill Christian Church; Clark’s Hill, IN): 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Candy Lane! A Drive thru Event (West Lafayette Christian Church; West Lafayette, IN): 5:30 – 7:30 P.M. “Join us for Candy Lane, our drive through event! Visit stops along the game board and collect some yummy goodies and treats for each of the youth in your vehicle!” Fall Fun! (Wea Creek Orchard; Lafayette, IN): 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. “Join us for a fun fall community event. There will be tractor rides, pumpkin and gourd picking, outdoor fall activities, and more!” Trunk or Treat (Hunter’s Moon Harley Davidson; Lafayette, IN) 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Thursday, October 29, 2020 Trunk or Treat (Sycamore Springs; Lafayette, IN): 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Please note the location:...
2020 Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes & Farms

2020 Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes & Farms

Here you go. Your one central read for all things pumpkin patch and Fall fun in Greater Lafayette, Indiana. Have a safe and amazing Fall season! Many farms and patches require an advance ticket purchase. Please visit the website for specific COVID-19 safety precautions and guidelines. 2020 Greater Lafayette Fall Fun! Exploration AcresSeasonally, Exploration Acres opens to the public for a full corn maze and pumpkin patch! It’s one of the most known corn mazes in the state of Indiana, and – fun fact – it holds the title for the largest corn maze in Northwest Indiana! Exploration Acres‘s farm additionally holds Fall fun for all with hay rides, fire pits for rent, a rustic store, and so, so much more are all on the property! Click here to explore their website for more information.Click here for admission prices!6042 Newcastle Rd, Lafayette, IN 47905Open September 18 – October 25, 2020Thursday (October only) 6:00 – 10:00 P.M.Friday 6:00 – 11:00 P.M.Saturday 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M.Sunday 12:00 – 7:00 P.M.Oak Hill Corn Maze and Tree FarmThis one will take you down to Crawfordsville, IN, and it’ll be worth the drive. Admission includes access to Oak Hill‘s a soybean maze, the corn maze, wagon rides, a giant 200 ft hill slide, kid’s zipline, Fall decor shop, pumpkins of all shapes, colors, and sizes, and so much more! Click here for more information!Admission is $8/person (ages 2 and under are free!)493 W Oak Hill Rd, Crawfordsville, IN 47933U-PICK pumpkins are open daily from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M.Open September 26 – November 1, 2020 (weekends only)Saturdays from 10:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.Sundays from 1:00 – 6:00 P.M.Hillside Acres Family FarmGreater Lafayette‘s newest corn maze and farm...
Downtown Lafayette Fresh Air Eats

Downtown Lafayette Fresh Air Eats

Did you hear? There’s a 6 week Downtown Lafayette, IN dining experience going on during current weekends at some local staples in the area! The heart behind this temporarily shuts down some streets through downtown, extending space for more tables and spaced seating for restaurants. Some downtown Lafayette, IN restaurants and bars don’t have and outdoor seating or access to expand space. This organized idea gives space for everyone. Benefits abound when you attend this event – great food, great times together, great Indiana Fall weather – why wouldn’t you come?! Dates and Everything You Need to Know This information came directly from the Facebook Event created and organized by the City of Lafayette. Check out the actual Facebook Event for more details and exact dates. “Downtown Lafayette restaurants/bars will be expanding their patio dining experience for patrons to enjoy additional outdoor dining spaces for the next 6 weekends as part of Lafayette’s Fresh Air Eats promotion. Beginning August 28 and running through October 4, come downtown to enjoy your favorite establishment’s food and drink in a whole new way! Fresh Air Eats will run on Friday nights from four to 10 pm; Saturdays, 9 am to 10 pm; and Sundays, 9 am to 9 pm. Establishments taking part in the program are: East End GrillCellar Wine BistroRevolution BarbequeProfessor Joe’sDT Kirby’sThieme & WagnerLafayette Brewing CompanyBobby T’sFolieBistro 501KnickerbockerBlack SparrowBru Burger Additional establishments already have outdoor dining areas or they are following the COVID-19 safe dining guidelines so please visit the following restaurants/bars in downtown Lafayette: Sgt. Preston’s of the NorthThe VaultRed SevenStar City CoffeeJava RoasterHoney Baked HamChumley’sBlind PigSunrise DinerSakeYatagarasuSichuan HouseBru...