Category Archives: Costume Characters

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Wickedly Whiting Returns With More Fun!

      Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, the greatest festival on earth is about to begin! Step right up folks! Don’t be shy! Be prepared to witness the whimsical, the outlandish, the macabre, and the beautiful! 2021 Attractions: – Storytime With Whihala The Witch – Saturday @ 2:30pm-3:00pm – Trolley Tour Of Terror Through…

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Pierogi Festival Is BACK in 2021

        For 27years, 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! The dates for 2021…

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Michigan City St. Patrick’s Day Drive-Thru Parade

OFFICE OF MAYOR DUANE PARRY announced that the City of Michigan City will hold a Reverse Parade on Saturday, March 13th, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:15 pm.    A Safe Reverse St. Patrick’s Day Parade for Kids! Following the success of the Michigan City Snowflake Parade, the City is hosting the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The…

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The Best Cosplay Tips for Beginners

The Best Cosplay Tips for Beginners

Cosplay, the portmanteau of costume play, is becoming one of the most popular activities today. Many people enjoy the creativity and freedom they get from dressing as their favorite movie, television show, anime, video game, or comic book characters. Cosplay gives these people a chance to show off their hard work and dedication since many…

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Mascot Hall of Fame Special Events

Check out these exciting special events right down the road at the one and only Mascot Hall of Fame.           At 11a.m. Feb. 20 it’s fun for the tiniest of mascots with Tiny Mascot Storytime.  Children under 5 are free with purchase of an adult admission.       Mascot Mardi Gras Celebration goes on with a…

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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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Whiting’s NYE Pierogi Drop Returns

It is back again by popular demand!  The Whiting Knights of Columbus present the third Annual Whiting/Robertsdale Pierogi Drop – New Year’s Eve Party.       The Whiting Knights of Columbus present the Fourth Annual Pierogi Drop – New Year’s Eve Party.  Atchison Avenue and 119th Street will be closed in front of K of…

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Mascot Hall of Fame Induction Weekend

Mascot Hall of Fame Induction Weekend

     Don’t miss the MHOF’s biggest event of the year!   Mark your calendar for the Mascot Hall of Fame’s biggest event of the year….the 2021 Induction Weekend  honors current and new mascot inductees.      This spectacular, action-packed weekend will host a series of celebratory events featuring keynote speakers, famous mascot appearances, and this…

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Mascot Hall of Fame

     The Mascot Hall of Fame officially opened its doors to the public on December 26th . Folks are invited to explore two floors of fully interactive exhibits in the Department of Phuzzical Education, Science of Silliness Lab, Department of Furry Arts, and more. Compete against family, friends, and other museum guests while firing t-shirt cannons, racing mascots, and…

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“FUR” Your Enjoyment – the Mascot Hall of Fame

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko      No, it’s not a typo.  You’ll find the word fur cleverly used throughout the upcoming Whiting Mascot Hall of Fame which was opened on April 7th, 2018 for a “sneak peek” or a “furst look.”     Mayor Joe was on hand to answer questions and greet people as families with kids poured into…

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