Escape to the Great Indoors

Hey, we get it! Sometimes, you just need a break from the go-go-go of stock cars, sand wedges, and sight-seeing, or maybe the sky rains on your parade. We know that we’re not a big city with endless shops, multiplexes, and the like, but Pulaski County is home to a number of a cool boutiques, interesting shops, and indoor-recreation opportunities to help you to slow down, to spend a little money, or just to get in from the drops of water falling from the clouds.

Ace Hardware/KEEPSAKES, 854 No. Plymouth Rd.,                 Winamac; 574-946-4232                                                         Gifts, electronics, sporting goods and               camping supplies, and plants (plus your               normal hardware stuff)
Country Color Floral, 104 South Bill Street,                                   Francesville; 219-567-9517                                                     Floral, candles, gifts
The Floral Shop at Healey’s Home Center,                800 North U.S.-35, Winamac;                        574-946-0998; Floral, gifts, candies,                   and greenhouse (plus your normal                     lumberyard stuff)
The Isis Movie Theatre, 122 North Monticello Street,                Winamac; 574-946-3713                                                           Art Deco theatre showing new & indie films
Montgomery Mercantile, 115 E. Montgomery St.,                   Francesville; Variety of vendor booths set up                inside of a charmingly redecorated retail
               building: gifts; clothing; ready-to-eat meals,
               basic meal-prep, and freezer meat; and more
               — plus a small restaurant!

The Old Barn and Garden, 731 East 25 South,                                  Winamac; 574-242-2631                                                                 Antique, vintage, and collectibles; plants
Pearl Street Market, 118 East Pearl Street,                                           Winamac; 574-946-7002                                                             Specialty foods, supplements, jewelery
Refined, 102 North Monticello Street                                                    Winamac; 574-946-6213                                                              Clothing and furnishings consignment
Stonewheel Pottery, 4828 South U.S.-421,                                           Francesville; 219-567-9548                                                         Practical pottery made in-store (Video)
Twice is Nice, 14990 West 400 North,                                                  Medaryville; 219-789-6760                                                         Antique/resale shop and trading post