Category Archives: Porter County Indiana

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Don Quijote To Raise Money for Meals On Wheels

Don Quijote Restaurante presents their Annual “Benefit Dinner” Curbside to raise $20,000 for the VNA Porter County Meals on Wheels program. Since mid-March, Meals on Wheels has seen a 57% increase in need and anticipates it will only continue to rise. In an effort to meet the need a new walk-in refrigerator is necessary to…

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Blythe’s Athletics wins National Award

by Becky Mateja Lombardini,      What do sports, fairs, ranges, ranches, and Labradors have in common?  Mike Blythe of Valparaiso Indiana!  Mike is the owner of Blythe’s Athletics, Blythe’s Horse Farm, Creekside Stable & Kennels and is an integral supporter of the Porter County Fair.  Back in 1982, a young man from Griffith, Indiana…

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Summer 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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Northwest Indiana farmers markets

Farmers Markets Are NOW Open!

     One thing Northwest Indiana has plenty of is Farmers Markets. Over the years, these markets have changed from your old time venue to be more up-scale and popular activity for young and old.      Some have live music, Craft Beer, Arts and Crafts and even Antiques!  So support your local farmers, you’ll find all…

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Hilltop Neighborhood House Announces Soup Day

     Hilltop Neighborhood House is very excited to invite organizations to participate in celebrating their 22n Annual “Heartwarming Soups and Hometown Entertainment” community dinner on Tuesday, March 1st, 2022 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.      This dinner has become a “Signature” event for them. They hope to have 20 or more different restaurants…

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Portage Community & Business Night Moves Outdoors

     The 18th Annual Portage Community & Business Night will look a little different this year: “Bounceback into business.”  Sponsored By: Samuelson Insurance Agency Date: Thursday, July 8, 2021 – 4-7 pm WHERE: Founder’s Square Park Portage (outdoors) Backup location – Woodland Park if inclement weather      Food Trucks, Beer Garden and entertainment…

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Don Quijote To Raise Money for Meals On Wheels

Don Quijote Restaurante presents their Annual “Benefit Dinner” Curbside to raise $20,000 for the VNA Porter County Meals on Wheels program. Since mid-March, Meals on Wheels has seen a 57% increase in need and anticipates it will only continue to rise. In an effort to meet the need a new walk-in refrigerator is necessary to…

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Hilltop Neighborhood House Announces Soup Day

Hilltop Neighborhood House is very excited to invite organizations to participate in celebrating their 22nd Annual “Heartwarming Soups and Hometown Entertainment” community dinner on Tuesday, March 1st, 2022 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.      This dinner has become a “Signature” event for them. They hope to have 17 or more different restaurants to participate…

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