Category Archives: LaPorte

Candlelight Tour Releases Book of 20 Years

People Engaged in Preservation, La Porte’s not-for-profit historic preservation organization, today announces the release of the book Historic Architecture of La Porte Indiana:  The First 20 Years of the Candlelight Tour.  The publication was released to the public and available for sale, on Saturday, May 19th. The book, at a cost of $30, is a 400+ page professional quality softcover including the 106…

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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: Memorial Day Weekend, (select steam show) Father’s Day Weekend, July 4th Weekend, Labor Day Weekend (with…

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Free Drop-In Summer Program for LaPorte Kids 5-12 yrs

The La Porte Park and Recreation Department’s Summer Playground program returns this year, with double the hours for double the fun! Thanks to a grant from the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte, this FREE drop-in recreation program will be offered four days per week at five neighborhood parks. Their staff is planning different themes for…

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Super Shrine Circus Comes To LaPorte

The all-new Carden International Circus is coming to town! Experience all the things you know and love about the circus and be amazed by things you’ve never seen before! Astonishing performers, awe-inspiring athletes and amazing animals from around the world have been assembled in one place providing a riveting display of unimaginable proportions that is…

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Breakfast with the Birds

The winter blue’s got you down, Shake it off and come visit your park friends inside the Nature Center at Luhr Park.  Let this be an invitation to bundle up and grab the whole family; we promise it will be an explorative morning with the wonders of nature and the wildlife.  So come visit and…

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Holiday Barn Shop Hop

This map-guided tour showcases 5 unique area LaPorte County shops offering the best in antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, collectibles, yard art and more. Three gift certificates will be awarded for 3 Whole Days – Nov 3, 4th & 5th , 2017 from 10am – 4pm CST! Shop LaPorte County’s best…

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Tour De LaPorte Announces Changes in 2018

Tour de La Porte is a Cycling, Running and Walking Event. 100% of proceeds raised are used to provide direct support to local patients with cancer. Friday, August 24, 2018: Early Packet Pick Up and On-Site Registration: 2:00 – 7:30pm Rotary Club of La Porte Spaghetti Dinner:4:00 – 7:00pm Purchase your tickets ($7 for adults,…

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Door Village Harvest Festival Celebrates 25 Years!

The Door Village Harvest Festival celebrates its 25th year! The festival will be held at Scipio Township Park on Joliet Road in Door Village, Indiana on Saturday September 9, 2017 from 7:30 to 5:00 and again on Sunday September 10, 2017 from 9:00 to 4:00 P.M. This is a Historical festival, something that you don’t…

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Mill Pond Fest

The annual Mill Pond Fest will be held on August 25th – thru August 26th, 2018, at the Union Mills Conservation Club located at 100 Mill Pond Rd, Union Mills Indiana, 46382. There will be Live entertainment, beer garden, food, crafts, canoe rides, train rides, skeet shoot, car show and motorcycle show, kids games and…

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La Porte County Fair

Visit the LaPorte county Fair from July 8 – 14, 2018 for the LaPorte County Fair. As always, you’ll enjoy: Great music and entertainment Fantastic food and lots to see and do. The 4-H Buildings are open every day at 9am, Carnival Rides begin at 1pm every day (Except Opening Day). There is live music…

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