Category Archives: places to go

Lake Michigan Beaches

A local quiet but majestic attraction is Mount Baldy, just off U.S. 12 in Michigan City, named for the lack of plant life on its dunes. For you history buffs, just east of Mount Baldy is the former site of the famed Hoosier Slide, the once 194-foot sand dune and tourist attraction whose sand was…

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Summer Music Fest – Portage

Enjoy  a fabulous variety of FREE live musical entertainment! Don’t miss a fabulous summer music fest, outdoors at Founders Square Park in Portage, Indiana! Keytarjeff,  Oscar & The Majestics, and Dixie Crush will be performing on Sunday, August 5, 2018, between 3:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., at  the Indiana American Water Company Pavilion at Founders…

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Stanley Cup is Came to Valpo!

The most coveted trophy in sports, the iconic Stanley Cup, came to Valparaiso’s William E. Urschel Pavilion, Thursday, July 26; 4:00-6:00  p.m.  Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden, who called Valparaiso home for more than a decade, and wife Shelby, a Valparaiso High School graduate, will be bringing the cup back to the area to…

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This ‘Horse-mad’ Reviewer loved the Tempel Lipizzans

**** Highly Recommended **** Growing up, like many other tweens and teens, I was horse-mad. I read every book about horses I could get my hands on, and I think I saw every movie about horses ever made. Ever since I saw Disney’s 1963 movie, “The Miracle of the White Stallions”, I’ve wanted to see…

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Cirque du Soleil’s “Luzia: A Walking Dream of Mexico”

**** Highly Recommended **** Cirque du Soleil’s newest production, “Luzia: A Waking Dream of Mexico” is truly spectacular.  If you’ve never seen a Cirque show, you will think it’s amazing.  On the other hand, to a Cirque devotee, which I am, it’s a tad disappointing.  Cirque’s customary colorful costumes, masks and scenery are here, as…

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Chesterton Art Fair

The Annual Chesterton Art Fair features more than 80 “juried” artists including residents of Lake, LaPorte and Porter counties and is THE Art Event of the year will be held August 4th and 5th, 2018. The benefit of having a “juried art show” is that you really get quality art when it’s a juried fair.…

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South Shore Orchestra launches 13th season with Concerts

South Shore Orchestra launches 13th season with Concerts and Connections at Memorial Opera House June 2, 7:30 p.m. South Shore Orchestra, Valparaiso’s noted community orchestra, launches their 13th season with some exciting and exhilarating musical productions to entertain, inform and celebrate the universal language of music. This season’s concerts will focus on the theme Connections-…

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Rolling Stones Fan? You have to see “Exhibitionism – The Rolling Stones” at Navy Pier

**** Highly Recommended **** If you’re a fan of the Rolling Stones, you have to see “Exhibitionism – The Rolling Stones” while the show is in town.  With over 500 original objects from the Stones’ private collections, this is the definitive exhibition of Stones memorabilia.  Chicago is the third stop for “Exhibitionism” after it premiered…

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