Category Archives: Hammond

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 Discover Nature at Gibson Woods Find Fun and Revelry at 18th Street Distillery Fun Time at the Festival of the Lakes Enjoy Fine foods at Freddy’s Steak House Visit…

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2020 Theatre Season At Towle Theater – Hammond

    The Towle Theater presented their annual 2020 SEASON.       The season begins with a one-woman show Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End performed by cast member, Laura MacGregor (last seen in Good Boys & True-2011) and directed by Suzanne Nyhan (seen in Mama’s Boy & Shirley Valentine). Performance Dates: FEB 21-23, 28-29, MAR…

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Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular – Hammond

     The ELVIS Tribute Artist Spectacular is the music of Elvis Presley performed live and in concert by the best ELVIS Tribute Artists performing today held on Saturday, January 18th, 2020 at Horseshoe Casino. The concert goes era by era beginning with the early rock-a-billy years, then the military years, then the movie years,…

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Calumet Revisited Lecture Series

Calumet Forum Programs 2020      Calumet Revisited Forums continue at Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ) in 2020,  shedding light on the region’s rich human history and environmental treasures.        Feb. 4 will be Dr. Larry McClellan, author and retired dean at Governor State University will give a talk on the Underground Railroad…

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“Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play” – Review by Carol Moore

**** Recommended **** Take your family on a nostalgic trip into the past with the Towle Theater’s production of “Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play”, adapted from the 1947 Lux Radio Broadcast by Lance Arthur Smith with original songs and arrangements by Jon Lorenz. Forget about all your electronic devices – sit…

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“Greetings” has a Beautiful Holiday Message – Review by Carol Moore

*** Recommended *** On the surface, “Greetings” looks like another “boy brings fiancée home for Christmas” story, but this interesting play about family ties has a plot twist you’ll never see coming! Playwright Tom Dudzick, who grew up Catholic in Buffalo, New York, takes on death, prejudice and objective versus subjective reality, seasoning his Catholicism…

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Miracle on 34th Street Live Musical Radio Play

     This Holiday Season, the Towle Theater is pleased to present Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play.  Adapted from the 1947 Lux Radio Broadcast by Lance Arthur Smith with original songs and arrangements by Jon Lorenz.  This production is under the direction of Towle Theater’s Managing Director, Jeff Casey with Musical and…

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Beatniks on Conkey presents “Connecting Doors” – Review by Carol Moore

I really enjoyed the Beatniks’ production of “Communicating Doors”, a time-traveling comedy/murder mystery with a rather complicated plot. people are jumping through time – but the talented cast handled it well – and with credible British accents! 3 Spotlights One day in 2004, a young woman, Poopay (Bianca Borras-Watkins), who called herself a dominatrix arrived…

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Haunting in Hammond

    Join Downtown Hammond for a spooktacular time at the Downtown Hammond Council’s 2nd Annual Haunting in Hammond!      Saturday, October 5 from 11 am – 7 pm along Sibley Blvd. at Hohman Avenue in Downtown Hammond, Indiana.  Meet and Greet with TV Host Svengoolie at EAT Restaurant between 3pm and 6pm. (Due…

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Hammond Plans to Transform it’s Downtown

    Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City Department of Planning and Development Department presented  a Draft Master Plan of their downtown. Consultant and best-selling author, city planner and urban designer Jeff Speck presented plans last Tuesday, August at the Towle Theater.       After his initial visit to Hammond last fall and in…

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