Things to Do

On Saturday afternoon, September 17, you will have free time between 1 pm and 7 pm. There are many options for spending your time. Lunch and dinner will be on your own…but in Amish country, our experience is that only one meal may be required! Here are some things to check out as you plan your free time.

Tickets Required Options

Carriage Rides
Take a 15-minute carriage ride through town. Discounted $10 tickets (normally $13) are available for purchase by emailing Tickets will be held on call at the women’s registration desk.

The Way We Were
Enjoy this salute to the stars—Sinatra, Streisand and Presley.
Time: 1:00 show
Cost: $24.95, or $43.95 with a meal.
More info and tickets here.

Dear Soldier Boy
This musical is a must see!
Time: 4:00 show
Cost: $38.95 or $62.95 with 2:00 meal. More info and tickets here.

I have personally seen this original musical, written specifically for the Blue Gate Theater. It is funny, heart-warming and very much worth the time and money. Especially if you like musicals! –Cathy Reich

Staying in at
the Inn?

Pampered Chef Demonstration
Time: 1:30.
Jane Seely, former UB staffer and current Pampered Chef Consultant, has invited you to a demonstration on Saturday afternoon. Jane will also be answering questions on how to let Pampered Chef be a fundraising option for your local church or not-for-profit. You can start shopping early here.

Book Club Discussion
Time: 1:30 (limited number available for purchase)
Book Club Discussion Option*
The ladies from Park Layne UB, New Carlisle, Ohio, invite you to attend their monthly book club discussion. The book, When You Don’t Like Your Story (What if your worst chapters could become your greatest victories?) by Sharon Jaynes, can be pre-ordered through Amazon, or we will have a limited number available on site.

Games and conversation will be welcomed in our breakout rooms in the Inn. Box lunches available for purchase

Shopping in Shipshewana

Stores You’ll Love
Yoder’s Department Store (300 N Van Buren)
Davis Mercantile (225 Harrison St). Check out JoJo’s Pretzels
Eash Sales (1205 N SR 5)
E & S Sales Bulk Foods (1265 N SR 5)
Shipshewana Furniture (130 E Middlebury St)

So much more … you will receive a bag of visitor information and coupons at registration

Food Food Food
Rise & Roll Bakery & Deli (1065 N 1150 W, Middlebury)
Wana Cup (295 S Van Buren)
Blue Gate Restaurant (105 E Middlebury St)
Das Dutchman Essenhaus (240 US 20, Middlebury)

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