Category Archives: Attractions

Miniature Golf in Northwest Indiana

      NWIndiana Has TONS OF FAMILY FUN! From Car Shows, Food Truck Festivals to concerts and parades, these events will have you enjoying your summer weekend ! Let us not forget tons of Fireworks,  Art and Craft Fairs AND CRAFT BEER ! Folks might also like the live Concerts and full fledged Festivals honoring our Nation’s Birthday…

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Indoor Family Fun & Family Amusement Parks

Whether you live in Northwest Indiana or plan to Visit – Northwest Indiana is home to many Family Fun Amusement Parks and Family Entertainment Centers with lots of things to do with kids that make the perfect getaway for the weekend! Most of these venues have indoor arcades. You’ll want to visit Inman’s Recreation Center…

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Family Fun Entertainment Centers and Amusement Parks

WIN FREE BASEBALL TICKETS: Find the Letters “B-A-S-E-B-A-L-L” Below & Email the Locations TO US HERE!     Plan to Visit Indiana – Northwest Indiana is home to many Family Fun Amusement Parks and Family Entertainment Centers with lots of things to do with kids that make the perfect getaway weekend for the family! Most…

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Rolling Stones Fan? You have to see “Exhibitionism – The Rolling Stones” at Navy Pier

**** Highly Recommended **** If you’re a fan of the Rolling Stones, you have to see “Exhibitionism – The Rolling Stones” while the show is in town.  With over 500 original objects from the Stones’ private collections, this is the definitive exhibition of Stones memorabilia.  Chicago is the third stop for “Exhibitionism” after it premiered…

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Opening Season Friendship Botanic Gardens

Help kick off a momentous 2017 season by joining Friendship Botanic Gardens for the official spring opening on Saturday, May 6th, from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm! The Gardens are open from May through the end of October on Wednesdays through Sundays from 10am-6pm CST. Admission is $6, Wednesdays are FREE suggested donation days. Children…

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Washington Park Zoo Opens with New Born Otters

On January 31st, 2017 a pair  of otter pups were born at Washington Park Zoo, Michigan City Indiana. This is the fourth time in seven years that the Washington Park Zoo has welcomed the birth of River Otters.  Although we are giving the mom plenty of privacy to raise her pups, our keeper staff are…

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Rusted Root Brings Rock to Hammond

Having collaborated for two decades, Rusted Root has honed the perfect combination of musical intuition, freedom and virtuosity, which has allowed them to organically shape their music into it’s own distinct and undeniable vision. With eight albums under their belt, over three million records sold and countless nights on the road, Rusted Root transcends age,…

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White Breasted Nuthatch Bird

by Carolyn A Marsh, Illiana Birds A White-breasted Nuthatch showed up in the fall of 2016 at the Hammond Bird Sanctuary’s feeder station at the Hammond Marina and never left in Hammond Indiana. It appears to be a new sanctuary resident now as I saw it continuously through February 2017 taking sunflower seeds from feeders.…

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Spring Into The Arts Festival – Valparaiso Indiana

    Valparaiso Community Schools would like to announce our 2nd annual Arts Festival: Spring into the @rts.      Spring into the @rts is a month-long festival for the ENTIRE community, brought to you by Valparaiso Community Schools.      The month-long celebration will feature five VCS events as well as partnered events to take place in…

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219 Day Returns to the Hammond Civic Center

Mark your calendars!  Mayor Tom McDermott, Jr. brings 219 Day “Back in Rat” to the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 16th from 6:00 pm until midnight with the holiday that is all about ‘da Region.  The event boasts free admission with craft beer, food vendors and entertainment exclusively from the 219.  Mayor Thomas M.…

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