Category Archives: Michigan City

Great War Events At Barker Mansion – Michigan City

The public is invited to explore Indiana’s Great War history through a series of free events hosted by Michigan City’s Barker Mansion in January and February. The mansion has partnered with the Indiana Historical Society to display a traveling exhibit titled The Great War: From Ration Lines to the Front Lines. With The Great War,…

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Create a Holiday Tradition

Create a New Christmas Tradition Today We believe one of the best things about Christmas is the family traditions that build up around it, creating happy memories that last long after the last of the Christmas is gone. So, continue your family tradition or start a new one, and here’s five special ideas we’ve chosen…

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Boo At The Zoo

Scared that you don’t have any plans for Halloween this year?  Fly your broomstick on down to the Washington Park Zoo on Saturday, October 21st and spend a kid-friendly, merry, and not so scary afternoon or evening with the animals. Little ghouls and boys will experience child-friendly trick or treating from local business sponsored booths…

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Local Breweries Win National & State Awards

New Oberpfalz Brewing, located at 121 E. Main Street in Griffith, Ind. was awarded a Gold Medal for Their Flagship Helles Lager beer in the 2017 US Open Beer Champiionhips, a national beer brewing competition. “We are honored to win this prestigious national award. Helles Lager is the beer that helped formulate the ideas from…

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Canterbury Summer Theatre Kicks-Off 2017 Season

Canterbury Summer Theatre, one of the Midwest’s oldest professional summer companies, will presented its 2017 Season with their Kicked-Off on held Sunday, June 11, at Canterbury Theatre, 807 Franklin Street in Michigan City.  Performers are from the The Canterbury Resident Company that has hired talent from a nationwide search, and hail from North Carolina, Ohio,…

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Friendship Botanic Gardens to Host “Nature Inspired Art Classes” for Children

Join Art Instructor, Jessica DeCaro, for a series of nature-inspired arts & crafts classes that are geared towards children. Each class nurtures children’s curiosity and encourages exploration, adventure and discovery. Children will then creatively express their experience at Friendship Botanic Gardens in Michigan City, IN.   A Student may register for just one class; or…

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NWI Spring Car Shows and Festivals

Spend your Summer Weekends celebrating in Northwest Indiana. We guarantee there’s a Festival EVERY WEEKEND WITH TONS OF FAMILY FUN! From Car Shows, ice cream socials to concerts and parades, these events will have you enjoying your summer weekend ! Let us not forget tons of Fireworks,  Art and Craft Fairs AND CRAFT BEER !…

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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 27th and May 28th 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 Smmer festivals, such…

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Opening Season Friendship Botanic Gardens

Help kick off a momentous 2017 season by joining Friendship Botanic Gardens for the official spring opening on Saturday, May 6th, from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm! The Gardens are open from May through the end of October on Wednesdays through Sundays from 10am-6pm CST. Admission is $6, Wednesdays are FREE suggested donation days. Children…

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Lettice And Lovage Coming to Michigan City

Enlarge and enliven your sense of adventure with Footlight Theatre’s next production, “Lettice and Lovage,” running two weekends on March 31, April 1-2 and 6-9 at Footlight Players in Michgian City, Indiana. Lettice Duffet (Kali Rasala), an expert on Elizabethan cuisine and medieval weaponry, is an indefatigable but daffy enthusiast of history and the theatre.…

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