Category Archives: Antiques

Home for the Holidays Home Tour Whiting Indiana

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko      Come to the Whiting Arts Alive! Holiday Home Tour on Sunday, December 8th where you can meet the gracious hosts and appreciate the homes of five different Whiting residences plus the amazing church turned into a home by one enterprising couple.      The huge brick church had been the home…

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Westville Pumpkin Festival

     The Westville Pumpkin Festival will be held on October 4-6, 2019. There will be Arts and Craft Booths, Food, Rides, Games and Live Music in the Entertainment – Food Tent.      It’ll feature 5k run/walk, Kids fun run, Parade, Pumpkin Palooza, live Entertainment, Tractor Pull, Bingo, Contests, Basket Raffle, Pumpkin Goodies, Queen…

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J&L This & That Store Opens in Whiting

by Gayle Kosalko        I had looked forward to going into J&L This & That store located in the old Michelle’s Dance Studio on 119th Street.  For a few weeks, eye-catching and interesting window displays kept beckoning to me.        It’s so interesting when you first walk in,  you don’t know what to look at…

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Candlelight Tour Releases Book of 20 Years

People Engaged in Preservation, La Porte’s not-for-profit historic preservation organization, today announces the release of the book Historic Architecture of La Porte Indiana:  The First 20 Years of the Candlelight Tour.  The publication was released to the public and available for sale, on Saturday, May 19th. The book, at a cost of $30, is a 400+ page professional quality softcover including the 106…

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Holiday Barn Shop Hop

This map-guided tour showcases 5 unique area LaPorte County shops offering the best in antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, collectibles, yard art and more. Three gift certificates will be awarded for 3 Whole Days – Nov 12t, 2nd and 3rd , 2019 from 10am – 4pm CST! Shop LaPorte County’s best…

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Michigan’s Longest Garage Sale – US 12 Heritage Trail

“Michigan’s longest garage sale” is getting ready for another year. It runs along US-12 Heritage Trail stretching more than 200 miles from New Buffalo to Detroit. So get ready for crowds roaming the streets of New Buffalo and looking for bargains AUGUST 11th -13th 2017 Open to businesses, homes and locations in New Buffalo, we…

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La Porte County Fair

    Visit the LaPorte county Fair from July 7 – 13, 2019 for the LaPorte County Fair. As always, you’ll enjoy: Great music and entertainment Fantastic food and lots to see and do. The 4-H Buildings are open every day at 9am, Carnival Rides begin at 1pm every day (Except Opening Day). There is live…

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LaPorte County Spring Barn Shop Hop

The 4th Annual LaPorte County Spring Barn/Shop Hop will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019 thru Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM. Tour 6 unique area LaPorte County shops offering antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, yard art and more. Map available. Visit all 6 shops and enter drawing…

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Shipshewana on the Road Returns to Valparaiso

     Looking for something fun to do on the weekend? How about a day of shopping for the most unique trinkets and treasures under the sun? For the past two decades Shipshewana On The Road Gift, Food and Craft Show has brought the most interesting, most innovative, most creative and just plain awesome products…

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La Porte Candlelight Tour

     If you prefer candlelight, nostaliga, and historic homes decorated for Christmas during the holidays, we invite you to join in the Christmas Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes on Saturday December 7th from 4:00 – 8:00 pm and on Sunday December. 8th from 1:00 to 500 pm.      Each year private homes in…

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