Category Archives: Michigan City

Haunted Trails & Fest at Friendship Gardens

Friendship Botanic Gardens will host its annual Haunted Trails and Family Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 2 to 5 p.m. CDT. Children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes for a night of family-friendly scares set in the winding nature trails of Friendship Botanic Gardens. There will be trick-or-treat stations located along the Haunted…

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Art Explosion at Barker Hall

     Local artists will display their talents for the community on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Art Explosion at Barker Hall, which is located in the heart of Michigan City’s thriving Uptown Arts District. This is a family-friendly event and is free to the public.   There will…

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Michigan City’s Polish Festival

     The Polish Heritage Festival will be held at Friendship Botanic Gardens on Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 10:30-5:30 p.m. CDT.      The event will begin with a Polish-English Mass in the Symphony Garden at 10:30 a.m. This year, there are new extended hours, with food and festivities beginning immediately after the church…

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Michigan City To Expand Singing Sands Trail

     The city of Michigan City is pleased to announce the construction of a nearly 2.2 mile multi-use trail at the eastern end of the Calumet Trail.      The trail project offers connectivity for both pedestrians and bicyclists at the north end of Michigan City. This area features Lake Michigan, Washington Park & Zoo and…

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Things To Do In Michigan City

by Anikka Watson      With easy access to places like the Indiana Dunes National Park and Lake Michigan, Michigan City attracts many visitors especially during the summer season. However the city itself also has plenty to do. This article will cover the top locations in Michigan City, and why you should schedule your next weekend…

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“Constellations” – Review by Carol Moore

*** Recommended *** If it’s June, it must be time for Canterbury Summer Theatre, one of two true summer stock theaters in northwest Indiana. CST always begins the season with a drama rather than a musical in a very short run (4 days). This year, they’ve kicked off the season with a play called “Constellations”…

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Canterbury Summer Theatre Announces 2019 Season

     Canterbury Summer Theatre, one of the Midwest’s oldest professional summer companies, is pleased to announce its 51st season of award-winning plays and musicals, with weekly performances beginning June 12 through August 3.      Drawing on talent from throughout the country, the Canterbury Resident Company will present audiences with a summer slate packed with comedy,…

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Swale Music Fest Returns to Michigan City, Indiana

    The Michigan City Mainstreet Association is excited to announce the second annual Swale Music Festival at Charles R. Westcott Park – located at 400 E. Michigan Blvd. in Michigan City, IN.     The festival takes place on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Gates open at 1:00 p.m. and music takes place from 1:15 p.m. to…

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Indiana Dunes is NOW a National Park!

     The 15,000-acre Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore was re-designated by President Donald Trump as America’s 61st National Park. This is the first national park in Indiana, which has 15 miles of beach along the shores of Lake Michigan.       Lake Michigan is the 5th largest lake in the world, and one of…

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Canterbury Summer Theatre Presents Musical ‘Tick, Tick…Boom’

Canterbury Summer Theatre presents the area premiere of the musical comedy, Tick, Tick…Boom!, created by Jonathan Larson, the writer-composer of the Broadway phenomenon, Rent. The production runs July 18-28 at Canterbury Theatre, located at 807 Franklin St. Tick, Tick…Boom! was originally written as an autobiographical monologue with rock music, performed by Larson himself, and reflected…

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