Category Archives: Michigan City

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“Forever Plaid” at Dunes Summer Theatre – Review by Carol Moore

Summer’s here, so it must be time for Dunes Summer Theatre – and it’s outdoors! Bring your blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy the bucolic setting, as well as the quirky quartet known as the Plaids. “Forever Plaid” is a must-see for the summer!DST visitors might have gone into the screened-in porch/bar for a drink…

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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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Canterbury Summer Theatre Announces 2021 Season!

     Canterbury Summer Theatre, one of the Midwest’s oldest professional summer companies, is proud to announce its 52nd season of productions, under the auspices of the Canterbury Guild.      All performances will be produced in the intimate Canterbury Theatre, at 807 Franklin Street in the Uptown Arts District, located in downtown Michigan City,…

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Michigan City Farmers Market Opening May 1st

     According to Officials the Michigan City Farmers Market is Scheduled to open On May 1st, 2021. 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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Friendship Gardens Hosts Easter Bunny Hop

     Ready for spring? Friendship Botanic Gardens is excited to host a free, family event: the Easter Bunny Hop, on Easter Sunday, April 4 from 1-3 p.m.       Bring your family to this safe, socially distanced event, and take a spring stroll along the Bunny Hop Trail. Count the hidden bunnies for a…

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Annual Spring “Wake Up The Gardens” – Michigan City

     Friendship Botanic Gardens will be hosting its annual “Wake Up the Gardens” Volunteer Day on Saturday, March 27 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Central.       Volunteers are needed to assist with the spring cleanup and prepare the grounds for the Gardens’ season opening on Sat., May 1. The Gardens are primarily a volunteer-based…

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How To Survive Outdoor Winter Workouts

How To Survive Outdoor Cold Workouts

The way you protect your body while working out is important. Whether you need arch-supporting footwear for an indoor treadmill or warm clothing for outdoor jogs, you should care for your body even when testing your limits. Here’s how to survive outdoor winter workouts. Use Layers Well As an older adult, you likely become chilled…

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Leeds Public House Helps out Lubeznik Center

Leeds Public House is shining a light on how art impacts the community with its monthly Project Heart initiative. Fifty percent of proceeds from March’s special cocktail will support Lubeznik Center for the Arts, which provides a stage for bringing together art, education and community through exhibits, classes and events. “Lubeznik believes that art should…

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Michigan City St. Patrick’s Day Drive-Thru Parade

OFFICE OF MAYOR DUANE PARRY announced that the City of Michigan City will hold a Reverse Parade on Saturday, March 13th, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:15 pm.    A Safe Reverse St. Patrick’s Day Parade for Kids! Following the success of the Michigan City Snowflake Parade, the City is hosting the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The…

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Diana Of the Dunes Explained Online

More than 100 years ago, Alice Mabel Gray left her city life in Chicago, choosing instead to live in an abandoned shanty along the wild shoreline of the Indiana Dunes. For the next 10 years, as she explored her beloved dunes, she withstood both natural hardships and those created by a relentless, sensation-driven press. She…

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