Category Archives: Memorial Day

Michigan City Farmers Market Scheduled to Open May 30th

     According to Officials the Michigan City Farmers Market is Scheduled to open On May 30th, 2020. Amid the Pandemic, Social Distancing Practices will be enforced. The Market is an enclosed space and can allow for social distancing practices as outlined by the Indiana Governor.    The Michigan City Farmers Market aims to provide…

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Fishing Essentials Every Beginner Needs

Fishing Essentials

If you’re looking to get into fishing, you’ll need to learn new skills and acquire the right equipment. Your approach and tools may also change depending on where and how you fish as well. The following items are fishing essentials every beginner needs. Fishing License In order to fish legally as an adult, you’ll need…

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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 Attraction Opens at Hesston Museum

    Fans and patrons will enjoy a brand new attraction at the Hesston Steam Museum in 2019- 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 the…

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Folds of Honor Car Show – Postponed

Save the Date! On May 23rd, 2020 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…

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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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