Category Archives: Costume Characters

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

     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 2019 Induction Weekend  June 14th, 15th, and 16th, honoring current and new mascot inductees.      This spectacular, action-packed weekend will host a series of celebratory events featuring keynote speakers,…

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Mascot Hall of Fame Grand Opening!

     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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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!      Be amazed! Be awed! Be scared! Sideshows around every corner….have you ever laid eyes on a human…

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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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Pierogi Festival

        For 24 years, Pierogi Fest has delighted attendees with old favorite s 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…

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Pierogi Festival Returns to Whiting

The Pierogi Festival family is wacky and wonderful and held this year from July 27th – July 29th, 2018 in downtown Whiting, Indiana. You’ll find a life-size Polish pastry or Mr. Pierogi himself and a cast of characters that has grown over the years. Where else can you see grown women dressed up like our…

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Super Hero Saturday Coming to Whiting Indiana

     Unleash your inner super hero on Saturday June 22nd, 2019 in Downtown Whiting. Dress in your favorite super hero costume and soar into Whiting from 11am – 3pm to enjoy FREE super hero Activities up and down 119th Street. Go above and beyond to win this year’s Cosplay (Costume Play) Contest for all ages.…

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Party Like a Pirate Festival

     The Chamber is swabbing the decks and battening down the hatches to set sail on April 27 2019,  for the annual Party like a Pirate Day downtown Whiting, Indiana!      The will be lots of kids activities and games up and down 119th Street. The scavenger hunt will be sure to please; …

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