Category Archives: Seasonal

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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Fun Ways To Celebrate the Arrival of Spring

Fun Ways To Celebrate the Arrival of Spring

If you’re looking for ways to honor your favorite season this year, we’ve got a list of fun ways to celebrate the arrival of spring with the kids and neighbors.

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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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Holiday Gift Ideas for Someone in Their 30s

Holiday Gift Ideas for Someone in Their 30s

Do you have someone in your life moving through adulthood so fast that it’s hard to keep track of their evolving tastes and interests? Don’t stress over finding them the perfect present and explore these holiday gift ideas for someone in their 30s. Bathtub Caddy For anyone that loves a bubble bath, a bathtub caddy…

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An Emergency Survival Checklist for Winter Storms

An Emergency Survival Checklist for Winter Storms

Winter’s just around the corner. Read an emergency checklist for winter storms so that you can get through the coldest parts of the season safely.

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Fall Barn Shop Hop

     This map-guided tour showcases 4 unique area LaPorte County shops offering the best in antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, collectibles, yard art and more. Three gift certificates will be awarded for 3 Whole Days – September 10, 11, and 12, 2021 from 10am – 4pm CST!      Shop…

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What to do About Brown Grass

Lawn looking pretty sad? Welcome to the club.     Summer can be tough times for otherwise lush lawns. This time of year it’s not uncommon to find lawns with big, brown patches; thin spots, or even grass that looks dead. The Purdue Extension Porter County feels your pain, according to John Nash, Purdue Master…

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The Most Adventurous Water Sports You Need To Try

The Most Adventurous Water Sports You Need To Try

While it’s a dream to visit the ocean, it isn’t always realistic for everyone. Luckily, you can experience some of the most adventurous water sports you need to try from a lake or river. Whether or not you like to get your adrenaline pumping, water sports can be enjoyable. Jump in the water or get…

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Valpo Car Show And Swap Meet

    The Valparaiso Car Show & Motorcycle Show and Swap Meets kicks off on Sunday, August 29th, 2021 and it’s back bigger and better than ever before. And, it’s only $5 to show your Car! ($5 admission fee for everyone).      Hosted by Region Rides the show is open from 9 am – 2 pm,…

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LaPorte County Spring Barn Shop Hop

The 6th Annual LaPorte County Spring Barn/Shop Hop will be held on Friday, Friday, May 7, 2021 thru Sunday, May 9th, 2021 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM. Tour 4 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…

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