Category Archives: Labor Day

Lowell Labor Day Festival is ON – with Changes

   For over 100 years the Lowell Labor Day Festival has been a part of the Labor Day weekend festivities. The Labor Day weekend in Lowell is a tradition of the state as it incorporated the longest running Labor Day Parade in the state and the Festival has always kicked off the weekend with family…

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Labor Day Bike Ride and Fishing Clinic

   The 17th annual Active Living Faire at Wolf Lake will feature a Fishing Clinic for youngsters and the bi-state Labor Day Bike Ride on Monday, Sept. 7.         Sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), the 20-mile ride, with frequent stops along the way, will begin at 8:30a.m. with a sign-up in the…

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Car Care Tips for Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is typically one of the busiest travel weekends of the year as people look to get in the final trip of the summer.  Due to the many travel restrictions from COVID-19, more people will be driving to their holiday weekend destinations this year.  This places an increased importance on making sure your car…

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Railcats Baseball Hopes to Open Early July

Railcats fans all across Northwest Indiana have been wondering about the opening of the Railcats Basell Games this season. Loyal fans are anxious to get back in the stadium seats, but also know this year is questionable. Keep your fingers crossed that the Railcats hope of opening up Early July and extend the season thru…

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Lowell Labor Day Festival

    For 100 years the Lowell Labor Day Festival has been a part of the Labor Day weekend festivities. The Labor Day weekend in Lowell is a tradition of the state as it incorporated the longest running Labor Day Parade in the state and the Festival has always kicked off the weekend with family…

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Labor Day 20 Mile Bike Ride

     The 17th annual Active Living Faire at Wolf Lake will feature the bi-state Labor Day Bike Ride on Monday, September 7th, 2020.      The 20 mile ride, with frequent stops along the way, will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a sign-up at the Environmental Education Center, 2405 Calumet Ave., Hammond.    …

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Glacier Pass – A New Attraction Opens at Hesston Museum

    Fans and patrons will enjoy a brand new attraction at the Hesston Steam Museum in 2019- Glacier Pass. This opening celebrates 150 years of the opening of the transcontinental railroad.      Long over due, the volunteers at Hesston Steam were busy working on a new attraction at the museum. The work entailed lowering the…

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25 More Years of Summer with the Symphony

     It’s time to enjoy what many people near and far consider some of the most entertaining evenings that Whiting has to offer each year, the Summer with the Symphony concerts at the Whiting Pavilion.   The Whiting Park Festival Orchestra (WPFO) is conducted by Maestro Robert Vodnoy and the idea of what has become…

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Hesston Steam Museum

     Hesston Steam Museum is an outdoor museum operated by the Laporte County Historical Steam Society in Hesston, Indiana. The Hesston Steam Museum is open several Holiday Weekends as well as every weekend in the Summer. Holiday Weekends Include: Halloween Weekends (Ghost Trains Oct 13-14, 20-21 and Oct. 16, 27, and 28th, 2018), and select…

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Activities abound at 15th Active Living Faire

     The 15th annual Active Living Faire at Wolf Lake moves up to Labor Day this year, but still features a combined bike ride and bike-a-thon in the morning and a nature walk and 5 mile walk-a-thon in the afternoon.      The 20-mile bike ride, with frequent stops along the way, will begin…

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