Category Archives: Lake Michigan

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Wickedly Whiting Returns With More Fun!

      Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, the greatest festival on earth is about to begin! Step right up folks! Don’t be shy! Be prepared to witness the whimsical, the outlandish, the macabre, and the beautiful!      Be amazed! Be awed! Be scared! Sideshows around every corner….have you ever laid eyes on a human…

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Tallest Sand Dune In Indiana Discovered

As an Indiana Master Naturalist, scientist, inventor, historian, and photographer local resident Ron Seman has hiked the Indiana Dunes for over fifty (50) years.  He leads FREE adventures everyday of the year in all weather with individuals, veterans, active military, first responders, those in recovery via  school groups, organizations, Artistic Recovery and corporations for team…

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Wonderful World of Whiting – Interview with Mayor Steve Spebar

     For a smaller population than most places in Northwest, the City of Whiting has lots to do. Home of the infamous Pierogi Fest, Whiting Indiana has an enhanced the quality of life that should be envied by everyone. Whiting has an Easter parade, a July 4th parade, a Pierogi Fest parade and the…

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Michigan City Plans Oktoberfest in 2022

      Michigan City Special Events is proud to announce the entertainment line-up for the return of Michigan City’s most requested event, Oktoberfest. The four-day festival, being held in Washington Park over Labor Day weekend, will feature over 40 music and entertainment groups, as well as local and regional food, art, craft and merchandise…

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Fusic Fest Coming to East Chicago Aug. 6th & 7th

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6TH – HEADLINERS “JEEZY” & “ELVIS CRESPO”      Mayor Anthony Copeland and the City of East Chicago are pleased to announce the return of FUSIC Fest featuring four time Grammy nominated Def Jam recording artist Jeezy, with over a dozen gold and platinum hits.      Also taking the stage is the…

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NWI Symphony Orchestra FREE Summer Music Concerts

      The Free Symphony Concerts In the Park, begin in July in Crown Point and concludes on August. every year. These FREE concerts are hosted by the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra in 6 communities across Northwest Indiana. Come early, bring your lawn chairs and blankets and, relax and enjoy the music!  Everyone is…

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UpsaDaisy Market Comes To Chesterton On Sundays

Upsadaisy Market is a weekly outdoor, curated market specializing in vintage, artisan, and antique wares. It is part festival, part shopping experience with live music, demonstrations and food. Located in picturesque downtown Chesterton, Indiana.  The Upsadaisy Market is a one of a kind shopping experience for pickers, hunters, and treasure seekers. They bring a fanciful…

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Sherwood Paint Ball, LaPorte Indiana

by Becky Mateja Lombardini       Sherwood Forest, the acclaimed land of heroes, castles, princesses, dragons, and Paint Ball.  Did you say Paint Ball?  YES!  Right here in Northwest Indiana, 3497 US-35, LaPorte, Indiana to be exact.  And owner Joe prides himself on stating, “I chose that name for the good things about competition. …

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Canterbury Summer Theatre Announces 2022 Schedule

CANTERBURY SUMMER THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2022 SEASON!       Canterbury Summer Theatre, one of the Midwest’s oldest professional summer companies, is proud to announces its slate of productions for 2022, the 54th season for CST! Artistic Director, Ray Scott Crawford, will return for his 37th season leading the company. He will be joined by David…

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Maple Sugar Time at Indiana Dunes!

by Flo Lawnicki    The National Park Service hosts the event at Chellberg Farm. Maple Sugar will be held March 12th and 13th in 2022.      Chellberg Farm once belonged to Swedish immigrants Anders and Johanna Chellberg, who arrived in Northwest Indiana in 1863.  They purchased the 40 acres of land to establish the…

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