Category Archives: Family Fun

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Chesterton Art Fair – 2021

     The Annual Chesterton Art Fair features more than 80 “juried” artists including residents of Lake, LaPorte and Porter counties and is THE Art Event of the year will be held the first weekend in August 7TH AND 8TH, 2021. The benefit of having a “juried art show” is that you really get quality…

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St Thomas More Festival is Back!

St. Thomas More Parish announces the 30th Anniversary of Lake County’s Premier Festival, providing the best in food, fun, and live bands for all ages to enjoy.  The St. Thomas More Fun Days Festival, June 23 through June 27, 2021 at St. Thomas More Church, 8501 Calumet Ave. in Munster.   Bands slated to take the stage…

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The 7 Best Photo Album & Scrapbooking Ideas

Photo albums and scrapbooks are a great way to organize old family pictures with a sweet, nostalgic touch. Here are 7 creative scrapbooking & photo album ideas to get you started! Photos encourage families to look back on their memories together. Unfortunately, pictures tend to become damaged over time, forcing people to learn how to…

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July 4th

        This year, 2021, some events have been cancelled. Below are the July 4th Celebrations in Northwest Indiana, and we will update this page periodically.   PLEASE NOTE:  2020 CELEBRATIONS are in Red, 2021 Celebrations are in Blue      CEDAR LAKE Summerfest, July 2nd – July 5th, 2021 free admission, ($5 parking…

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Highland Announces July 4th Festival Schedule

The Annual and popular July 4th Festival is held at Town Hall Main Square Park. There will be Art and craft booths, and food vendors along with live entertainment every day. In addition, there will be carnival rides, a parade, and live bands every day. The Annual Highland Fourth of July Festival is back after…

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Pierogi Festival Is BACK in 2021

        For 27years, 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 for…

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Dyer Summerfest Back with a Bang!

     The 30th Annual Dyer Summer Fest will be at Pheasant Hills Park, Dyer, Indiana on June 10th – June 13th, 2021.  The Town of Dyer Special Events will be hosting Dyer Summer Fest “30th Anniversary” at Pheasant Hills Park starting on Thursday, June 10th and running through Sunday, June 13th, 2021. The Dyer Summer Fest is the Town’s Fest…

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Hobart Summer Market, Concert & Movies

The Summer Market on the Lake is the place to be! Come enjoy outdoor shopping featuring fresh produce, baked goods, ethnic & gourmet foods, children’s craft area, jewelry, handmade crafts, a beer garden, and so much more! After your shopping is complete, stay for an evening of live entertainment featuring some of the regions best…

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Wolf Lake Wetlands Bike Ride – Hammond Indiana

More of the Wolf Lake watershed will be used at this year’s 18th annual Wolf Lake Bi-State Wetlands Wind & Water festival on May 29th 2021. The Wetlands Wind & Water Bike Ride begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, at the rear parking lot of Calumet college of St. Joseph, 2400 New York Ave., Whiting, Indiana.  …

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Hunger Hike 2021 Announced

Walk, run, or bike with the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana on Saturday, September 18th, 2021 at the Hunger Hike! Create a team with your family, friends, and coworkers to raise awareness and funds to provide meals for individuals and families facing hunger. Kids Area –  Children 12 and under are invited to participate in our…

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