Category Archives: Antiques

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The Antique Market of Michigan City is Now Open!

  The Antique Market of Michigan City announced its plans for the re-opening on July 4th weekend, 2020, at 3703 N.E. Frontage Road – I-94 & US 421, Michigan City, Indiana.      The Annual Christmas Walk is held the Second Weekend in November (13th – 15th, 2020) and their Annual Flea Market is Held in…

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How to Start an Antique Collection

How to Start an Antique Collection

Many people are finding they have a bit of extra time in their day since they have to stay at home more. Even those who have just started working from home no longer have the commute they normally would. With all that extra time, picking up a new hobby is a great idea. One fun…

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Holiday Home Tour Whiting Indiana

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 1st, 2022. There will be Arts and Craft Booths, Food, Games and Live Music, Food, and lots of pumpkins – pumpkin pie, pumpkin cake, and more!      It’ll feature 5k run/walk, Kids fun run, Pumpkin Palooza,  live Entertainment, Garden Tractor Pull, Contests, Cash Raffle,…

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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 first. …

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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…

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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 – Summer(July) Nov (Fall), Dec (Christmas), and Spring (Early March) from 10am – 4pm CST! Shop LaPorte…

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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 takes place in Mid August. Open to businesses, homes and locations in New Buffalo,…

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La Porte County Fair

    The LaPorte County Fair scheduled is from July 9th – 16, 2022  . 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 music every…

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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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