Going on Faith

Summer 2017

The Magazine for faith-based travel planners.

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going on faith [ goingonfaith.com ] RIEGSECKER MARKETPLACE SHIPSHEWANA Since 1984, the Riegsecker Marketplace has been the tourist highlight of the picturesque town of Shipshewana. Created by a local craftsman in a restored factory building at the community's main intersection, the marketplace holds several furniture stores, a craft barn, a gift shop and more. Many groups that visit Shipshewana make time for dinner and a show at the Blue Gate Restaurant and Theatre. The massive restau- rant has nine dining rooms and can accommo- date over 1,000 guests, who come for tradi- tional Amish and home-style meals. The Blue Gate Theatre hosts a series of well-known music and comedy performers, including art- ists such as Kenny Rogers, Barbara Mandrell and Jeff Foxworthy. WWW.RIEGSECKER.COM An Amish roadside market Family-owned DAS DUTCHMAN ESSENHAUS ' 1,100 seat Amish-style restaurant and home-style bakery feature 30 varieties of pie. Their Inn, shops, activities and Quilt Garden & Mural create a quiet country escape. SHIPSHEWANA FLEA MARKET & AUCTION open Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 8 am to 5 pm, May thru September. Vendors offer everything from fresh fruit to handcrafted furniture! Free bus parking and admission. Enjoy the auctions, events and beautiful Farmstead Inn year-round. AMISH ACRES $99, 2-DAY 1-NIGHT PACKAGE delivers group fun with guided farmstead tours, film on Amish lifestyle, professional Broadway musical theatre, famous family-style Threshers Dinner & specialty shopping. Amish Acres 80-acre Historic Farm & Heritage Resort features: • Annual Arts & Crafts Festival - an ABA Top 100 event • Delicious family-style Threshers Dinner served in the rustic Restaurant Barn • Repertory theatre is home of longest running musical "Plain & Fancy" • Two locally owned 64-room country inns

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