Category Archives: Lake County

Whiting Parks Saves Snowy Owl

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko Hopefully, “Owl” be Back!        Officer Milford Hale with the WPD found a beautiful Snow Owl in Lakefront Park.  It appeared that its wing had been broken.      Ann Canning of the Park Department said that after many hours of calls, they found a wildlife rescue that was willing to take…

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Big River – The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Actors James Romney in the role of Huck and Jonathan Butler-Duplessis in the role of Jim lead the cast of Theatre at the Center’s Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The musical begins previews Sept. 14 with opening night on September 17 for a run that continues through Oct. 15.  Based on Mark Twain’s 1884…

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Hayrides in Northwest Indiana

Non-Reserved HAYRIDES AT TALTREE ARBORETUM: Hay rides will be available every Saturday in October from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Pick-up will be at the Depot. Cost: $3 per person plus admission fees. Located approximately 25 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and 60 miles southeast of Chicago in Valparaiso, Indiana, Taltree offers beautiful vistas, quiet…

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The Music Of Chicago With Brass Transit & the Symphony!

Celebrating the music of one of the world’s most successful pop/rock groups, Brass Transit has been dazzling audiences with their flawless performances and spectacular attention to every detail of the Chicago songbook. Performing hits like Saturday in the Park, 25 or 6 to 4, If You Leave Me Now, and You’re the Inspiration, Brass Transit…

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From the Farm with Phil Potempa “Harvest Edition”

A New program filled with tasty recipes,  fun games and exciting prizes! Join columnist and cookbook author Phil Potempa for a feast of fun and surprises as he recreates on stage the charm and traditions of the family farm kitchen he writes about each week in his popular “From the Farm” newspaper column. Phil, joined by…

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1st Annual Fusion Fest Opens In East Chicago!

Mayor Anthony Copeland invites you to join us for a new festival – the 1st Annual FUSIC FEST (a Fusion of Food, Fun & Music). FUSIC FEST will be held on August 4th, 5th & 6th, at Jeorse Park Beach, 3501 Aldis Avenue, East Chicago, IN, on Friday @ 5pm, Saturday & Sunday @ 3pm- 11pm.…

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Lake County Fair 2017

     The Lake County Fair runs from Friday, August 4th – Sunday, August 13th. The fair is known for it’s Huge carnival midway, lots of good food, free entertainment, free contests for the kids, farm animal shows, horse shows, motor sports in the grandstand, agricultural exhibits, petting zoo, daily ride specials and much, much more.…

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NwIndiana Symphony Concert at Indiana Dunes

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and the Dunes Learning Center are bringing the Northwest Indiana Symphony to West Beach on Friday, August 4th, at 7:30 p.m. for a free concert with the magnificent dunes as the backdrop.  For All   SEVEN SYMPHONY CONCERTS CLICK HERE!   Enjoy the 40 piece symphony orchestra under the direction of Conductor Kirk…

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First Fridays On Lake Street – Miller Beach July 7th

July’s First Friday on Lake Street is Friday, July 7th! The Shops on Lake Street will be open late. Grab your friends and make a night of it! Every First Friday of the month, the shops and restaurants on Lake Street (Miller Beach) stay open late & offer specials for the evening. It’s a great…

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Midwest Premiere of “Standby” at Towle Theatre

The Towle Theater continues its 14th season with the Midwest Premiere musical STANDBY  Music by Amy Baer & Keith Robinson, Lyrics by Mark-Eugene Garcia & Alfred Solis, Book by Mark-Eugene Garcia & Concept by Alfred Soli with generous support from Purdue University Northwest and Hammond Urban Enterprise Association.  This musical is under the direction of…

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