Things To Do in the Indiana Dunes

Go Camping      The National Park Service is proposing a reservation system for 11 picnic shelters and 34 campsites at Indiana Dunes National Park. A reservation system will allow visitors to plan their camping trips and picnics at the national park up to six months in advance.      Currently, all picnic shelters in the park…

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Things To Do In Valparaiso

Central Plaza – Downtown Valparaiso       The newest of Valparaiso’s Parks venue, Central Plaza is located in downtown Valparaiso and offers plenty of space for weddings, group services, special events, entertainment needs and much more Continue Reading . . .  Front Porch Music Front Porch Music hosts several concerts a year, usually on Saturday nights at…

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Creative Tips for Decorating Your Hallway

Creative Tips for Decorating Your Hallway

Many homes have hallways right at their entrances or between rooms further inside. We don’t typically spend a lot of time in our home’s hallways, but they still leave a lasting impression as we walk through them on a day-to-day basis. Don’t make the mistake of leaving your hallway plain—treat it as you would any…

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Great Backyard Bird Count

     The Great Backyard Bird Count is Feb 14th – 17th, 2020! This 23rd annual event is somewhat of a misnomer, since you can count birds wherever you spot them, not only in your backyard! This week look for several shared posts featuring the Great Backyard Bird Count, Feb. 14-17 no matter where you…

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The Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show is still Amazing – Review by Carol Moore

**** Recommended **** The Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show pays tribute to 25 years of synchronized Irish dance in a spectacular fashion. The Anniversary Show features the beautiful scenery, haunting music, poetry and song of Ireland. Add in gorgeous costumes and a little extra zing from Spain, Russia and the USA, and you’ve gotta love it!…

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Things To Do In Chesterton

Visit the European Market      Join the Chamber for the continuation of the European Market, Northwest Indiana’s premier outdoor artisan and farmers’ market every Saturday from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm on Third Street and Broadway in historic downtown Chesterton Continue Reading . . .  Hooked On Art Festival      The  Annual Hooked on Art…

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Court Theatre’s Quirky Production of “The Mousetrap” – Review by Carol Moore

**** Highly Recommended **** Mystery buffs! Do not miss Court Theatre’s delightfully quirky and quite hilarious production of “The Mousetrap”, Agatha Christie’s tour de force murder mystery which has been running in London’s West End since 1952. Christie’s eccentric characters are portrayed with campy style and finesse; interacting with just the right touch of humor,…

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Your Tweens & Teens will love “Short Shakespeare! Comedy of Errors” – Review by Carol Moore

**** Highly Recommended **** I am always in awe when I see one of Chicago Shakespeare Theatre’s “Short Shakespeare!” performances! The very idea that someone can abridge one of Shakespeare’s complicated plots into 75 minutes is mind-boggling. Even more impressive, Director Eli Newell staged a full production with an excellent cast, and definitely didn’t dumb…

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“The Gulf” – Review by Jeffrey Leibham

***RECOMMENDED*** Two women. One boat. A rift between them that is wider than the Gulf of Mexico itself. As long-held little secrets eventually bubble to the surface during what is supposed to be a leisurely afternoon of fishing and sunbathing on the Alabama Delta, these two lovers of six years must face some pretty harsh…

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“Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures” – Review by Carol Moore

**** Recommended **** I took my niece Becka Salach Smith and her two little ones, Winston, age 4, and Maeve, age 2, to see “Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures”. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, Disney is very, very good at putting an appealing show together, and this was no…

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