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Trick or Treat Times in Your Town

Trick or Treat Times in Northwest Indiana: 2021  Confirmed Dates are in blue Read How to Make Trick or Treat Safe in 2021, Click here      Those wishing to participate are being told to Turn Your Porch Light ON. Burns Harbor Oct. 31st, 5:30 – 7:30   Cedar Lake – Oct. 31st, 5:00 PM –…

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Nature in the Arts – Gary Indiana

A “Nature in the Arts” Program presenting Arts Activities and Guided Hikes through the Ivanhoe South Nature Preserve will be held on Saturday, October 2nd from 10am to Noon. Snacks and water will be provided. Parking available. Ivanhoe South is located on the West Side of Colfax Street just South of 7th Ave., In Gary…

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The Most Common Camping Mistakes To Avoid

The Most Common Camping Mistakes To Avoid

Whether you’re camping for the first time or with first-timers, you should be aware of the most common camping mistakes to avoid. Prepping for a camping trip is about more than checking your tent and packing the essentials. Check out these tips and tricks that will save you from a camping catastrophe. Arriving at Your…

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Apple Fest at Garwood Orchards 2021

     Held in September each year, this is THE area event for Fall 2021! The Apple Fest Art and Craft Show takes place on Saturday and Sunday September 11th and 12th, 2021 from 9am – 4pm at Garwood Orchards in LaPorte, Indiana.      For 39 years running! Crafts, arts, jewelry, ornamentals… it’s more…

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Fest In The First – Re-Imagine Gary

Fest in the First is Back! On September 18, 2021 from noon-8pm, come to Lake Street in Gary’s beautiful Miller Beach Community for the 18th Annual Fest in the First. We are celebrating Gary’s First District Neighborhoods: Emerson, Aetna, Glen Ryan and Miller. There will be a free accessible shuttle service provided in partnership with…

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Barktoberfest – Lowell Indiana

 Barktoberfest is a Dog & family friendly event. Demonstrations and dog costume contest all kinds of vendors. This is a fundraiser for relay for life Freedom Park Bark Park and the Lowell Woman’s Club scholarship fund. Also collecting for tots give away. BARK FOR LIFE EVENT VENDORS (FOR PETS & THEIR OWNERS) Featuring: • DEMONSTRATIONS,…

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Kouts Porkfest 2021

      Annual Porkfest in downtown Kouts.  Events will be happening all day throughout the downtown area.  There is something for everyone of all ages in your family. The Kouts Porkfest’s first event of the day will be the 5K Walk/Run. Other activities include sales of arts, crafts, and food by approximately 100 vendors,…

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Hobart Lakefront Festival

Mark your calendars & come out to Hobart Indiana’s Lakefront for their 25th Annual Lakefront Four Day Festival!! It takes place Thursday August 19th – Sunday August 22nd Rockin’ Live Entertainment, Children’s Activities, Great Food Vendors, Craft Vendors, Family Fun, and a Beer Garden!!   The Lakefront Festival is also proud to host the Hobart Community…

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A Guide to the Best-Selling Toys of All Time

A Guide to the Best-Selling Toys of All Time

There are toys that sell well, and then there are some that make waves in the market. See which toys were the best-selling throughout history.

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Visit the Indiana Dunes State Park This Summer!

  Did you know the Indiana Dunes has a 15-mile coastline with sandy beaches and more than 70 miles of hiking trails and more than 350 species of birds? Create your own latest and greatest tales from the dunes, such as the 3 Dune Challenge and lots of THINGS TO DO at the Indiana Dunes…

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