Category Archives: Attractions

Founders Square – Portage Indiana

     Founders Square is a new public space located in the heart of the downtown Portage that consists of parkland, a splash pad, and an amphitheater (Indiana American Water Amphitheatre).      Hannah’s Playground at Founders Square was recently constructed and all future Portage events will occur at Founders, including Movies in the Park,…

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Things To Do In Hammond Indiana

Find Recreation, Activities, Concerts, Events and Festivals at Wolf Lake Park and Pavilion See A Show at the Towle Theater Discover the Hammond Indiana Bird Sancturary Shop at It’s Just Serendipity Visit the AQUATIC Play Center Discover Nature at Gibson Woods Find Fun and Revelry at 18th Street Distillery Fun Time at the Festival of…

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Front Porch Music – Valparaiso

        There are five places in Valparaiso Indiana where you can find local concerts. PanoramaNow has covered these venues on an ongoing basis over the years and been at these venues for the past thirty-five years. One of the longest operating venues is Front Porch Music      Front Porch Music hosts several…

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Mascot Hall of Fame Announces the 2020 Inductees at the Fur-Tie Fundraiser

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko,     Who were the winners at the Mascot Hall of Fame?….anyone that joined in the fun for the Annual Fur-tie Fundraiser in December because that’s when the 2020 new Mascots Inductees to join the MHOF were announced. Each year, four inductees from the 4 major United States professional sports leagues…

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Gingerbread House Contest – LaPorte

     Professionals and amateurs alike are welcome to turn in their gingerbread creations to the La Porte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Ave., La Porte, between December 3rd and December 14th!  Your gingerbread creation can be a house or any other structure. Let your imagination be your guide!      Rules: No gingerbread…

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Valpo Tree Lighting & Winter Fest

Join Valparaiso Parks and Recreation as they kick off the holiday season with their annual Winter Fest! Visitors will enjoy caroling, figure skating performances by Midwest Training & Ice Center entertainment, photos with Santa, hot chocolate, and the lighting of the Central Park Plaza Christmas tree. The lights on the Holiday Tree will be officially…

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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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Haunted Trails & Fest at Friendship Gardens

Friendship Botanic Gardens will host its annual Haunted Trails and Family Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 2 to 5 p.m. CDT. Children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes for a night of family-friendly scares set in the winding nature trails of Friendship Botanic Gardens. There will be trick-or-treat stations located along the Haunted…

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East Chicago Launches New Website

     The City of East Chicago has launched its new web site and integrated new features that make staying informed and engaged simple. The mobile friendly website with its quick-link buttons and easy to access information is live and available now. Check out the new site at http://www.eastchicago.com.       Mayor Anthony Copeland stated,…

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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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