Maple Syrup Time

Maple Syrup Time on the Weekends Deep River County Park General Public Program March 13th & 14th and March 20th & 21st, 2020 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. FREE      Maple syrup can only be produced in certain U.S. states and Canada and only at a certain time of the year.  Above freezing day…

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Steppenwolf’s Production of “The Flick” is Perfectly Cast & Superbly Acted!

**** Recommended **** In a lot of ways, Steppenwolf’s production of “The Flick” reminded me of vacation trips when my children would ask “Are we there yet?” every five minutes.  My “C” crew – Cindy, Colleen and Crista – were all in agreement, “The Flick” could use some judicious pruning.  On the other hand, it…

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Maple Sugar Time at Indiana Dunes

     Enjoy a sweet taste of spring at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s annual Maple Sugar Time program. Join National Park Service rangers and volunteers at the historic Chellberg Farm from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.on the weekends of March 7th and 8th, AND March 14th & 15th 2020 for this fun and educational event…

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Windy City Playhouse Production of Silly Spoof, “The Explorers Club” will keep You Laughing!

During the reign of Queen Victoria, many members of the British upper-class belonged to exclusive clubs, often devoted to specific – and frequently eccentric – goals.  Because they took themselves so seriously, it’s easy to poke fun at them.   The Windy City Playhouse production, “The Explorers Club” is a silly, rather slapstick spoof of one…

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Fox Gallery Hosting Open Mics

Come join the fun at The Fox Gallery! They will be hosting an Open Mic Jam Night twice a Month now! Every Friday of the Month will feature our Jam Night, twice as nice!! Come out and join us Fridays, at The Fox Gallery from 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.! It will be a night…

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

     Mayor Uran’s Office of Special Events is planning for the biggest event of the year on March 17, 2020 The eighth annual nighttime St. Patrick’s Day Parade will commence at dusk featuring emergency vehicles, lit entries, Band of Brothers Pipes and Drums, Lake County Pipes and Drums, Grand Marshall Mayor David D. F. Uran,…

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New Brewery Opens in Hammond, Indiana

     Byway Brewing, the region’s newest brewery and restaurant  opens  Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. The concept of Byway Brewery started in the late 90’s when Dave Toth and Tom Duszynski started brewing beer for fun. Toth and Duszynski spent the next 10 years crafting some of their favorite ales. “It was time…

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Duo Dequenza Concert at Memorial Opera House

Debra Silvert & Paul Bowman of Duo Sequenza will pay homage to the origins of the flute and classical guitar duo … Latin America!  Mark your calendars and buy your tickets early for their All Latin American Concert on Wednesday, March 16th, 2018 at the Memorial Opera House in Valparaiso! The night will kick off…

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First Folio’s “Jeeves at Sea” will have You Laughing!

**** Recommended **** I love the P.G. Wodehouse stories about Bertie Wooster and his man, Jeeves, which never fail to make me laugh out loud.  Since I loved First Folio’s 2010 production of “Jeeves in Bloom,” and “Jeeves Takes a Bow” in 2013, I had high expectations for “Jeeves at Sea”.  Although “Jeeves at Sea”…

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Northlight’s “Mothers & Sons” is Fraught with Angst!

**** Recommended **** Society has made a quantum leap in the 20 years since the AIDS epidemic was killing off some of our best and brightest young men.  Northlight Theatre’s production of “Mothers & Sons” examines that attitude change through the eyes of a mother who couldn’t accept her son or the reason for his…

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