Category Archives: Attractions

Chicago Trolley Holiday Lights Tour is a Lot of Fun

**** Recommended **** I have a checklist somewhere of things I’ve always wanted to do, but never got around to doing. Taking the Chicago Trolley Holiday Lights Tour turned out to be an easy and fun way to see the city lights during the holidays – and cross a couple of things off my list…

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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 3, 4th & 5th , 2017 from 10am – 4pm CST! Shop LaPorte County’s best…

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Boo At The Zoo

Scared that you don’t have any plans for Halloween this year?  Fly your broomstick on down to the Washington Park Zoo on Saturday, October 21st and spend a kid-friendly, merry, and not so scary afternoon or evening with the animals. Little ghouls and boys will experience child-friendly trick or treating from local business sponsored booths…

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Zombie Zip Lines And Haunted Treetop Trails Coming To Edge Adventures Aerial Park

For the month of October Edge Adventures Aerial Park – Deep River NWI will present a Halloween experience unlike any other in the Chicago/Northwest Indiana area. The park will be transformed into a spooky forest with Haunted Treetop Trails. And on Saturday evenings, there will be Zombie Zip Line adventures featuring live zombies roaming beneath…

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Pumpkin Patches Open This Weekend!

    Most Northwest Indiana Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes usually open by mid September, some earlier! Some are farms, where you take a hay ride out into the field, others are elaborate farm stands with mountains of pumpkins and other activities and some are simple roadside stands. Most have loads of pumpkins to choose from. To…

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Regional Impressions & Reflections Exhibit – Southshore Cva

The Area Artists Association of Lubeznik Center for the Arts will be displaying 100 pieces at the Indiana Welcome Center’s exhibit hall from Aug 21 to Sept 24. The W.F. Wellman Exhibit Hall is free and open to the public and open seven days a week. The show, Regional Impressions and Reflections, displays the diverse…

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Tour De LaPorte Announces Changes in 2017

Changes are coming to the 2017 Tour de La Porte (TdL) cycling event on Sunday, August 27, with brand new cycling routes and the opportunity to utilize the app Ride with GPS. TdL is a three-day event held in August each year. There are a variety of events spread out over three days, including a…

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Lake County Fair 2017

     The Lake County Fair runs from Friday, August 4th – Sunday, August 13th. The fair is known for it’s Huge carnival midway, lots of good food, free entertainment, free contests for the kids, farm animal shows, horse shows, motor sports in the grandstand, agricultural exhibits, petting zoo, daily ride specials and much, much more.…

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Serbian National Baseball Team Competes w/ Local Oilmen

A Special Baseball Exhibition Competition will take place from July 7th thru July 11th with the Serbian National Baseball team on their first U.S. Tour!  This competition is sure to be exciting and competitive! (no game on Monday July 10th)       The first recorded baseball game in Serbia was played in 1935. The first baseball club…

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Oilmen Baseball Season Begins!

The NWIndiana Oilmen Baseball games started on Thursday June 8th and the last home game is Wednesday, July 26th. TUESDAY Nights have special seating price of only $2 excluding July 11th. WACKY WEDNESDAYS feature all kids 12 and under are $1 with a paid adult (box office only). THIRSTY THURSDAYS have Miller Light and Coors…

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