Category Archives: Memorial Day

Valparaiso Author Writes Children’s Books

     Once Upon a Time. There was a Professional Author named Joslin Fitzgerald, who enjoyed writing magical stories for all boys and girls. And loving kids of all races, faiths, weights, shades, also looks on their faces, while writing her original fairy tales.      This sweet lady wanted to teach children of all shapes and…

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Glacier Pass – A New Train Ride Opens at Hesston Museum

    Fans and patrons will enjoy a brand new train ride at the Hesston Steam Museum Memorial Weekend – Glacier Pass. This opening celebrates 150 years of the opening of the transcontinental railroad.      Long over due, the volunteers at Hesston Steam were busy working on a new attraction at the museum. The work entailed lowering…

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Folds of Honor Car Show – Valpo

Save the Date! On May 25th, 2019 Currie Ford of Valparaiso will be hosting our annual Memorial Day Weekend Event to raise money for the Folds of Honor – Northwest Indiana (Facebook Link) Foundation! The car and truck show takes place from 11am – 3pm. Registration for the car and truck show starts at 9 am (…

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Butterfly Monitoring Hike

Come join Stewardship Director, Eric Bird, on a hike through Meadowbrook Nature Preserve to monitor butterflies. Participants will learn the basics of field identification and how you can use your observation skills to be part of the Illinois Butterfly Monitoring Network and help collect important data about butterfly populations in our region of Indiana.  …

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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: Halloween Weekends (Ghost Trains Oct 13-14, 20-21 and Oct. 16, 27, and 28th, 2018), and select…

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NWI Splash Pads and Pools –

     Northwest Indiana is home to many Family Fun Amusement Parks and Family Entertainment Centers with lots of things to do with kids that make the perfect getaway for the weekend! Every City has a Splash Pad or Public Pool! MOBILE FRIENDLY LIST OF #NWI SPLASH PADS AND POOLS CROWN POINT:      Bulldog Park Splash…

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Free Baseball Tickets!

FREE BASEBALL TICKETS! PanoramaNOW is giving away Free Railcats Tickets (Gary Indiana) or Oilmen Baseball Tickets (Whiting Indiana)!  All you have to do is CLICK on the Amusement page, Instructions are at the top of the page Tickets are awarded on a first come first serve basis, so enter in the contest now before the tickets…

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Family Fun Entertainment Centers and Amusement Parks

WIN FREE BASEBALL TICKETS: Find Your Favorite Place Listed below & Email the Location and Why You LIke This Place TO US HERE!            Plan to visit Indiana – Northwest Indiana is home to many Family Fun Amusement Parks and Family Entertainment Centers with lots of things to do. We chosen places that…

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NWI Spring Car Shows and Festivals

    Spend your Weekends with the family for a weekend getaway in Northwest Indiana. We guarantee there’s a Festival EVERY WEEKEND WITH TONS OF FAMILY FUN! From Car Shows, Food Truck Festivals to concerts and parades, these events will have you enjoying your summer weekend ! Let us not forget tons of Fireworks,  Art and…

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Michigan City Food Truck Festival

A 2-day Food Truck festival on Memorial Weekend will be held in Fedder’s Alley on May 25th and May 26th, 2019 located on Lake Michigan shoreline, celebrating culture and food. Hosted by Michigan City Parks and Recreation, the area is located inside Washington park. Food trucks also been a staple of many Region Summer festivals,…

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