Category Archives: Seasonal

Chicago Trolley Holiday Lights Tour is a Lot of Fun

**** Recommended **** I have a checklist somewhere of things I’ve always wanted to do, but never got around to doing. Taking the Chicago Trolley Holiday Lights Tour turned out to be an easy and fun way to see the city lights during the holidays – and cross a couple of things off my list…

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Serbian National Baseball Team Competes w/ Local Oilmen

A Special Baseball Exhibition Competition will take place from July 7th thru July 11th with the Serbian National Baseball team on their first U.S. Tour!  This competition is sure to be exciting and competitive! (no game on Monday July 10th)       The first recorded baseball game in Serbia was played in 1935. The first baseball club…

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LaPorte County Spring Barn Shop Hop

The 2nd Annual LaPorte County Spring Barn/Shop Hop will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017 thru Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM. Tour 6 unique area LaPorte County shops offering antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, yard art and more. Map available. Visit all 6 shops and enter drawing…

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Ice Skating In Northwest Indiana

 Skating is freedom and exercise and beauty and fun. It is a great way to embrace winter while experiencing the joy of gliding over the ice with friends and family. In order to experience the joy of skating, you have to learn the sport. It might seem an easy concept – just put on a…

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A Christmas Story Comes to Indiana Welcome Center

    This holiday season, the “A Christmas Story” Comes Home exhibit, presented in collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, will be on display from Nov. 11, 2017 until Jan.7th 2018, at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond, Indiana. The exhibit takes visitors to the streets of downtown Hohman, a fictional Indiana town which was a…

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2016 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus is “Out Of This World”

**** Recommended ***** I’ve taken my 7-year-old granddaughter, Molly, to lots of plays and shows.  For the first time ever, her father, my son, Owen, decided to accompany us to the opening night of “Out Of This WorldTM ”, the 2016 version of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus.  A great time was had…

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Sledding in Northwest Indiana

It can get boring in the winter months in Northwest Indiana. However, we suggest getting out and having some good, clean outdoor fun. Here’s a list of places to go sledding for you winter pleasure. Sledding in Northwest Indiana LAKE COUNTY: • Centennial Park – Munster – 901 N. Centennial Dr. (219) 836-6930 . •…

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Annual Winterfest in LaPorte Indiana

The annual WinterFest, organized by the LaPorte Park and Recreation Department, returns in late January, with many of the events enjoyed over the past years as well a couple new twists to bring a blast of winter fun to town. The LaPorte County Parks along with the LaPorte City Parks will be offering a Family Beach…

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Second City and the Goodman present “Twist Your Dickens”

**** Highly Recommended **** “Twist Your Dickens” is an absolute hoot!  At the same time as Larry Yando is wowing audiences in the Goodman Theatre’s traditional production of “The Christmas Carol” in the Albert Theatre, Second City has taken over the Owen with “Twist Your Dickens”.  Even though it’s the second time around, I still…

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Ice Fishing in Northwest Indiana

Get the Indiana rules for catching fish, such as quantity, size, and licensing. This information is available Fishing www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/2348.htm. Ice Fishing Areas . . . LAPORTE COUNTY INDIANA: • Fox Memorial Park — Ice fishing on Clear Lake, Fox Park Dr. & Truesdell, LaPorte, 219-326-9600. www.cityoflaporte.com • Soldiers Memorial Park — Ice Fishing on Pine…

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