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LaPorte Air Show to Feature the B-25 at the LaPorte Airport

     The Laporte County Airport will be presenting their first Annual Air show from August 9th through August 15th, 2021 featuring the  The B-25 “Maid in the Shade.”      This Arizona Commemorative Air Force is bringing their B-25J Mitchell “Maid in the Shade.” They will arrive Monday, August 9th. The B-25J Arrival date is Monday,…

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Historic Barker Mansion Gets New Owner / Management

Located downtown Michigan City the city has transferred ownership of the Historic Barker Mansion to “The Barker Welfare Foundation.” The Barker Mansion is a historic home and living museum that seeks to preserve the history of the Barker family business and philanthropy in Michigan City. Tours, exhibits, programs and events provide it’s usefulness to the…

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“Ordinary Days” – Review by Carol Moore

     Canterbury Theatre’ third musical of the season, “Ordinary Days” is an intimate chamber musical about four people trying to find their way in the big city. It’s a charming and very moving show and I highly recommend it. 3 ½ Spotlights.      Thirty-something Jason (Jacob Ryan Martinez), finally ready to commit, he…

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Michigan City Chamber Music Festival Returns In August

     Three Michigan City Chamber Music Festival Concerts are planned for August 2021 both live and online.        A live, in-person concert on Thursday, August 12th at 1st Presbyterian Church, Michigan City at 7pm, IN, featuring two stunning works:  First, Festival-favorites Zofia Glashauser and Nic Orbovich will perform the virtuosic, Duo Concertante by…

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Season Finale

Canterbury Summer Theatre presents its final production of the 2021 season with the thriller, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, running August 5-7. The theatre is located at 807 Franklin Street in Michigan City. This adaptation by Jeffrey Hatcher is a new and shocking version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale of depravity, lust, love and…

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Cabaret At Friendship Gardens Features Singers from Dunes Summer Theatre

     On Friday, July 30th, a “Cabaret at the Gardens” will be performed at The Friendship Botanic Gardens’ Pavilion in Michigan City, Indiana.  This special Cabaret show is directed by Steve Scott, the Dunes Arts resident guest director and artistic associate at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre. Musical accompaniment will be provided by Andrew Flasch, Dunes…

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Midsummer’s Night Dream is Free in 2021

On the lawn of the Dunes Theatre, one can see “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Dunes Summer Theatre in Michigan City Indiana for free.      At the theatre’s new outdoor venue the setting is the “perfect Place” according to Steve Scott, director of the midsummer performances of the Shakespeare play July 9-25, 2021,  …

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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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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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