Category Archives: Arts and Crafts

The Best (And Easiest) Crafts for Beginners

The Best (And Easiest) Crafts for Beginners

Stress is the last thing you need when you’re looking to calm down and enjoy a pleasant craft, and yet so many creative activities are frustratingly intricate. Don’t worry; we’ve picked some of the best (and easiest) crafts for beginners so that you can make beautiful things without exasperation. Soap Making Making soap is simple…

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Interwoven Expressions 2021

Interwoven Expressions Exhibit 2021

You’ll find Colors on steroids, exquisite designs, elegant shopping at the Interwoven Expressions Exhibit and Show on Saturday, November 13th, 2021. Exciting creations from hands that weave, dye, knit, felt, quilt, tat, stitch, and design. Handmade paper and basketry too! Interwoven Expressions presents the 34th annual celebration of all things made of fiber, from holiday…

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Apple Fest at Garwood Orchards 2021

     Held in September each year, this is THE area event for Fall 2021! The Apple Fest Art and Craft Show takes place on Saturday and Sunday September 11th and 12th, 2021 from 9am – 4pm at Garwood Orchards in LaPorte, Indiana.      For 39 years running! Crafts, arts, jewelry, ornamentals… it’s more…

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Fall Barn Shop Hop

     This map-guided tour showcases 4 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 – September 10, 11, and 12, 2021 from 10am – 4pm CST!      Shop…

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Kouts Porkfest 2021

      Annual Porkfest in downtown Kouts.  Events will be happening all day throughout the downtown area.  There is something for everyone of all ages in your family. The Kouts Porkfest’s first event of the day will be the 5K Walk/Run. Other activities include sales of arts, crafts, and food by approximately 100 vendors,…

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Hooked on Art Festival Returns To Chesterton Indiana

     It’s that time of year again for the coolest art festival of the season! Artists, art enthusiasts, and families of all shapes and sizes are invited to spend a beautiful Saturday listening to live music, eating delicious food, and enjoying interactive art activities.      The 10th Annual Hooked on Art Festival will be held…

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Hobart Lakefront Festival

Mark your calendars & come out to Hobart Indiana’s Lakefront for their 25th Annual Lakefront Four Day Festival!! It takes place Thursday August 19th – Sunday August 22nd Rockin’ Live Entertainment, Children’s Activities, Great Food Vendors, Craft Vendors, Family Fun, and a Beer Garden!!   The Lakefront Festival is also proud to host the Hobart Community…

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New Attractions, New food Vendors, and Musicians added to Chesterton Art Fair fair

     The Chesterton Art Center is so looking forward to again hosting this very special Chesterton Art Fair on August 7-8 at Dogwood Par, Chesterton, Indiana.  They have taken the time during the pandemic to re-evaluate the whole fair and have added some new attractions, new food vendors, and musicians that will enhance the…

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Best Things To Do At the Renaissance Fair

Best Things To Do At the Renaissance Fair

Summertime has its traditional fun activities: swimming, fishing, hiking, grilling, and sitting outside, enjoying the nice weather. However, while many people enjoy going on vacation or visiting their local amusement park, some take it to a whole new level and go to a Renaissance fair. Fortunately for those in northern Illinois or southern Wisconsin, the…

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Pierogi Fest Announces Entertainment Schedule

         For 27 years, Pierogi Fest has delighted attendees with old favorites and lots of new changes, and this year’s festival will once again exceed attendee expectations. Once again, the festival will serve up massive amounts of food, with more than 80 food booths…one of the largest food festivals in the Midwest…

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