Category Archives: Historical

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Historical Prominent People in LaPorte

In conjunction with the La Porte County Historical Society’s approved project exhibit celebrating the Bicentennial of Indiana entitled Prominent People of La Porte County, Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County (IN) Historian will be presenting a program on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 1:00 at the LaPorte County Museum.  The presentation, The Rest of the…

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Fetching Market Comes to Munster Indiana

Fetching Market is quality vintage & handcrafted wares – their markets offer barn finds, silver, ironstone, vintage glassware, collectibles, vintage jewelry, vintage clothing, chippy rusty stuff, barn wood, garden items, beautiful handcrafted jewelry, soaps, lotions, potions, candles, gourmet specialty foods, project finds, pieces of stuff, estate sale finds, vintage signs, old tables, old chairs, old…

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Spring Into The Arts Valparaiso

This is the kick-off event for “Spring into the Arts”, a month long creative festival developed by VCS art educators celebrating and highlighting the Arts in downtown Valparaiso landmark venues. Beginning at the Urschel Pavillion  on April 30th, @rt-chitecture walk will showcase VCS K-12 artwork at 6 landmark locations downtown. The artwork of Valparaiso University …

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Hoosier Theater Presents Chaplin’s 1921 “THE KID” Whiting Indiana

The Hoosier theatre salutes Charlie Chaplin’s illustrious character The Tramp when live silent cinema returns for Whiting audiences with the iconic Chaplin’s own 1921 comedy-drama “The Kid,”  accompanied by veteran photoplay organist Jay Warren at the historic Hoosier Theatre on Sunday, April 24th at 2p.m. located at 1335 – 119th Street in Historic Downtown Whiting,…

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Moon Over Buffalo Coming in April

Moon Over Buffalo is coming to Whiting Indiana, presented by Marian Theatre Guild. The Show Dates – Saturdays, April 16th and 23rd @ 8:15pm and Sundays, April 17th and 24th @ 3:00pm. Synoposis: The diva lead actress, Charlotte Hay, is barely tolerant of her philandering semi-alcoholic husband, George, and mishaps and confusions arise for the…

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Experience History and See an Amazing Play: American Blues Theatre’s “Looking Over the President’s Shoulder”

**** Recommended ****  “Looking Over the President’s Shoulder” is one of the best new dramas I’ve seen this year.  James Still’s real-life, very personal drama about Alonzo Fields, White House Butler for more than twenty years, is chock full of history.  There’s also tiny bits of insider gossip about the four Presidents he served.  He…

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Green Sense Farms Commissions A Wall Mural

Why were 15 Science students spending their time back stage of the IUSB Theatre Department in their last semester of 2015? The students were painting a wall mural on 4 pieces of 6 foot by 8 foot canvasses for Green Sense Farms, Portage Indiana, home of the largest vertical farm in the country. The story…

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NASA Exhibit at the Indiana Welcome Center

     The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, Challenger Learning Center and the Glenn Research Center present a NASA Traveling Exhibit – “Inspiring the Future: The Legacy of Exploration” from January 28th to March 22nd. The exhibit is free and open to the public during normal business hours at the Indiana Welcome Center. This interactive…

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Barker Romance Ball

 Saturday, February 13th, kick off Valentines with a 4 PM Champagne Reception at Barker Mansion When John and Katherine Barker married on Valentine’s Day in 1893 they could hardly have imagined that people would still be celebrating 123 years later. Wealthy industrialist John Barker’s mansion at 631 Washington St, Michigan City is one of America’s best…

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Journeyman Distillery is 100% Organic

      Everything about Journeyman Distillery is handcrafted, and their decor reflects attention to labor in every way. The original maple factory floors are from the 1800s. They have an original concrete bar made in Grand Rapids, with coordinates etched into the side—to mark this historic and unique location. They’ve used wood from the…

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