Category Archives: LaPorte County

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Magic of Lights Coming to Laporte County Fairgrounds

Magic of Lights is taking place at La Porte County Fairgrounds and Event Center from Friday, November 19, through Sunday, January 2nd, 2021. This spectacular drive-through holiday lights festival will feature nearly one million twinkling lights on its mile-and-a-half magical route, including familiar favorite holiday scenes and characters that will warm the heart and create…

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Top Causes of Bike Damage and How To Avoid Them

Top Causes of Bike Damage and How To Avoid Them

If you ride your bike every day, you need to ensure that it stays in working condition. These are the top causes of bike damage and how to avoid them.

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Holiday Barn Shop Hop

This map-guided tour showcases 6 unique area LaPorte County shops offering the best in antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, collectibles, yard art and more. Five $25 gift certificates will be awarded during 3 Whole Days -November 5th, 6th and 7th, 2021 from 10am – 4pm CST! Shop LaPorte County’s best kept secrets~ tour six…

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Barker Welfare Foundations Donates $50,000 for Park Bandstand

     The Barker Welfare Foundation today announced a $50,000 grant towards the Washington Park Bandstand restoration project.      Alexander Barker Ross, President of the Barker Welfare Foundation, stated “The Barker family has a long history with the bandstand in Washington Park. My great grandfather, John H. Barker, donated the original bandstand in the…

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Lake, Porter and LaPorte County Updated Covid Test Sites

 NWIndiana Testing Sites Have Changed     It’s been over a year, and the Covid Test Sites have changed. Many hospitals are no longer offering Covid Tests. The Current Covid Conditions are still challenging to many of us, especially when it comes to testing.        Hoosiers will not be charged for testing and insurance…

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La Pour Brew & Wine Fest 2021

Don’t miss the 2021 La Pour Brew & Wine Fest on Saturday, November 20th at the historic La Porte Civic Auditorium. We will have music, food and of course some of the best local breweries in Northwest Indiana!  Join us for the party of the season, with brews varying from you local favorites throughout Northwest Indiana…

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Hayrides in Northwest Indiana

Hayrides can be great family fun. Here are the locations where you can find hayrides in Northwest Indiana . . . . Yellow River Farms: Come on over to Yellow River Farms for all kinds of Fall fun! We have FREE Hay Rides, Straw maze, Tube slide, Pumpkin cannon, Corn maze and more! Delicious Apples,…

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4 Fun Tourist Destinations in Northwest Indiana

4 Fun Tourist Destinations in Northwest Indiana

Taking a trip this year is difficult with the necessary COVID-19 precautions, but there are ways for you to still get away. Whether you’re a Midwesterner looking to stay local or from farther away, northwest Indiana is a prime spot for outdoor fun. Peruse these four fun tourist destinations in northwest Indiana as you plan…

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Fall Colors Illuminate Northwest Indiana

     The beautiful autumn colors will start illuminating Northwest Indiana very soon. Every autumn, as the days get shorter the leaves produce pigments that give them color. Trees produce spectacular displays of color as the green chlorophyll in their leaves dwindles. The red, purple, orange, yellow and brown shades reflect the great diversity and…

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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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