Category Archives: Portage

Portage Summer Music Fest July 1st

Enjoy  a fabulous variety of FREE live musical entertainment– right here in Portage, Indiana! Come on down to a rockin’ summer music fest, outdoors at Founders Square Park!  Diamond & Elvis, dec8de, and Nicole Jamrose Band will be performing on Sunday, July 1, 2018, between 3:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., at  the Indiana American Water…

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Music Fest in Portage on June 3rd

     Enjoy a Sunday of fabulous FREE live musical entertainment– right here in Portage, Indiana, at the first big music fest of summer 2018, outdoors at Founders Square Park!  Calumet Band, The Salt Exchange, and Soundz of Santana will perform between 3:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 3rd, at  the  Indiana American Water…

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Portage YMCA Holds Valentines Dance

     Over 100 seniors gathered at the Portage Township YMCA on Wednesday, February 14th for a free lunch provided by the Portage Township YMCA with funding by generous donors.      The “Valentine’s Day” themed afternoon was exclusive to Portage Y seniors age 50 years and older and was held in the gymnasium. Participants were invited…

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Fish On – Portage’s Fishing and Outdoor Show!

The Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2nd Annual Fish On-Portage’s Fishing & Outdoor Show, a fishing and outdoor show in Northwest Indiana. Back for a second year the event will be held on Saturday, February 24th 9a-4p and Sunday, February 25th 9a-3p at the Portage High School Fieldhouse. Students and parents involved…

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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’…

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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…

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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…

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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”…

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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…

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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…

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