Category Archives: Portage

Vertical Farming Found in Portage Indiana – Green Sense Farm

With the Upcoming Garden Show and after the holidays closer to Spring, we tend to focus on Spring time and the rebirth of plants, gardening and plant life. But, there is a local farm in Northwest Indiana that has plant growth all year long – in Portage, Indiana. Headquartered in Portage Indiana, Green Sense Farms’…

Continue Reading →

Help the Environment – Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Valpo compost site to open Saturdays for Christmas tree, electronics recycling Bring your live Christmas trees, wreaths and other organic holiday decorations to the Valparaiso compost site, 2150 W. Lincolnway, to be turned into compost and mulch for your gardens and landscaping.  Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Off-season hours begin Jan. 7 This site is…

Continue Reading →

Trick or Trail walk at Portage YMCA

Join the Portage YMCA on Friday, October 13th for their Annual Trick-or-Treat Trail Walk Fundraiser supporting our Before & After-School Child Care Program, Y-Care. This event is family-friendly for children and adults of all-ages! Families will trek through our haunted trail, collecting candy & goodies at each stop. Before or after the fun, stop in…

Continue Reading →

Elvis FANtasy Fest

The 25th Annual ElvisTM FANtasy Fest held at Woodland Park Community Building, Portage, IN will kick off on Friday night, October 6th with a Welcome Party, hosted by local crowd pleaser, Quentin Flagg.  New this year is a youth talent show which will run from 6-7 pm followed by a rock review  “Raised on Rock”…

Continue Reading →

Concerts In July – Concerts in the Park

Here’s the Concerts in July! The 2017 Arts in the Park (LaPorte) season will kicked off June 7th. For 17 years, the concert series has livened up Wednesday and Thursday evenings at scenic Fox Park’s Dennis Smith Amphitheater with genres including rock, pop, jazz, blues, country, big band and Christian. The experience is enhanced by…

Continue Reading →

Food Truck Trend Helps Local Business that Provides Portable Sinks

Local Concessions owners from Portage Indiana have recently caught the New Food Truck Wave – providing the portable self contained units that you simply plug in! Pratt’s Direct has been in business for 10 years.  In the past Pratt’s provided ice cream and refreshments at different farmer’s markets and concession stand food services at various…

Continue Reading →

Portage Indiana Summer Music Series Expands

Through collaboration with Portage Township Live Entertainment, Portage Chamber of Commerce and City of Portage Parks & Recreation Dept., the PORTAGE SUMMER MUSIC SERIES will be presented RAIN OR SHINE throughout JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST IN 2017 with a total of 26 CONCERTS performed at Portage’s WOODLAND PARK and FOUNDERS PARK.  All concerts are FREE…

Continue Reading →

14th Annual Portage Community & Business Night

Let the Portage Chamber of Commerce help your business bloom and grow at the 14th Annual Portage Community and Business Night.  This event offers businesses the chance to showcase their service or product to over 750 people in the Greater Portage Community.  This is also a fantastic opportunity provide exposure to over 100 business owners…

Continue Reading →

Duneland Woodcarvers Show – Portage Indiana

This 41st ANNUAL DUNELAND WOODCARVERS SHOW 2017 will be held on SATURDAY, April 1, 2017 – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and SUNDAY, April 2, 2017 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The show will be held at Woodland Park, in the Oakwood Grand Hall. Artists in woodcarving, gourds and wood working throughout the Midwest…

Continue Reading →

Elvis FANtasy Fest – Portage Indiana

The Elvis FANtasy Fest returns to Portage at the Woodland Park Community Building, 2100 Willowcreek Road, on October 7-9 for the 24th year.  The event is an all-volunteer fundraiser for the Porter County Special Olympics.  The weekend event celebrates the music legacy of Elvis Presley along with remembering his humanitarian ways by giving to the…

Continue Reading →

Page 1 of 3