Category Archives: LaPorte

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Legendary Showtunes Concert By LCSO

    On Sunday, July 25 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra (LCSO) will perform “Legendary Showtunes & More.”  The concert takes place outdoors at Friendship Botanic Gardens (FBG) for a legendary evening for families and adults.       Concluding its 48th season, the LCSO is a pillar of…

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Have Your Heard About the NEW La Porte Lakefest?

La Porte Lakefest runs  July 30 through August 1, with three days of music, art, food and fun for the whole family. Held on La Porte’s Pine, Stone and Clear lakes, and Parks, the main event, AquaX Jet Ski races, that takes place on both Saturday and Sunday at Stone Lake. Other attractions will include…

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July 4th

        This year, 2021, some events have been cancelled. Below are the July 4th Celebrations in Northwest Indiana, and we will update this page periodically.   PLEASE NOTE:  2020 CELEBRATIONS are in Red, 2021 Celebrations are in Blue      CEDAR LAKE Summerfest, July 2nd – July 5th, 2021 free admission, ($5 parking…

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La Porte July 4th Parade Continues With Changes

LaPorte Jaycees announced that it will not be hosting this year’s 75th Annual 4th of July Parade in the City of La Porte, but will be hosted for the first time by the Kiwanis Club of La Porte.  “Kiwanis Club is honored to be part of one of La Porte’s longest-standing and most cherished traditions,”…

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Arts In The Park Announces Summer Concert Series

     Arts In the Park, La Porte, has announced their 2021 Concert Line up held every Thursday From June 3rd thru September 2nd. Preconcert show begins at 6:15 pm with the Featured Performer taking the stage at 7 pm.  Pre-concert also include poetry or literature performances. Back by popular demand, Patrick Watterson returns with…

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LaPorte Symphony Orchestra Announces New Music Director

     Dr. Carolyn Watson was appointed 10th Music Director by Laporte County Symphony Orchestra.  A  Australian native, who came to the United States to lead the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra Watson takes the helm of the Orchestra on August 1. Watson’s conducting credits include Austin Symphony,  Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Chamber Orchestra and…

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LaPorte County Historical Museum Opens!

     The reopening of the La Porte County Historical Society Museum will take place Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Resuming its normal hours the museum will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time the La Porte County Historical Society announced.      Mask wearing over the nose and mouth…

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LaPorte County Spring Barn Shop Hop

The 6th Annual LaPorte County Spring Barn/Shop Hop will be held on Friday, Friday, May 7, 2021 thru Sunday, May 9th, 2021 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM. Tour 4 unique area LaPorte County shops offering antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, yard art and more. Map available. Visit all 6 shops and enter…

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LaPorte’s First Concert Features Gary Thor Wedow Conductor

     The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra concludes its 48th Season on Saturday, April 17 by welcoming home La Porte native and Guest Conductor, Gary Thor Wedow. This in-person concert will be held at 7:00 PM CDT at La Porte’s Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street.       On the faculty of the Julliard…

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Hoosier Star Announces Vocal Auditions LaPorte Indiana

The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions for the 16th Annual Hoosier Star Competition. Sponsored by Horizon Bank, NIPSCO, Northwest Health and Duneland Media, the competition is open to amateur singers throughout Indiana and Berrien County, Michigan. Competitors can compete individually or as a duet. Auditions will be held at Bethany Lutheran Church, 102 G…

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