Category Archives: Special Events

Portage Turkey Trot – A Thanksgiving Tradition

     Thanksgiving for most, is a day filled with family, food and giving thanks. For the Portage Township YMCA, Thanksgiving is all of that and so much more. On November 22, 2018, the Portage Township YMCA will host its 18th Annual Turkey Trot. Proceeds from this event will benefit their Annual Support Campaign. The Y…

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World Cultural Festival Returns to Valparaiso

The 10th Annual World Cultural Festival will transform Valparaiso’s Central Park Plaza into a colorful spectacle of cultural diversity from 12 noon to 5pm on Sunday, September 16th. Sponsored by The Valparaiso International Center (The VIC), the family-friendly event will feature music and dance from around the world, great shopping for international art and handicrafts,…

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Hooked on Art Festival Returns To Chesterton Indiana

It’s that time of year again for the coolest art festival of the season! Artists, art enthusiasts, and families of all shapes and sizes are invited to spend a beautiful Saturday listening to live music, eating delicious food, and enjoying interactive art activities.      The 7th Annual Hooked on Art Festival will be held on…

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St. Patrick’s Celebration in Crown Point

Mayor Uran’s Office of Special Events is planning for the biggest event of the year on March 17, 2018. The 11th  annual nighttime St. Patrick’s Day Parade will commence at dusk featuring emergency vehicles, lit entries, Lake County Pipes and Drums, Grand Marshall Mayor David D. F. Uran, the Junior Grand Marshall Event Logo Contest…

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15th Annual Gardening Show – Porter County Expo Center

15th Annual Gardening Show Highlights The 2018 Gardening Show will be held on Saturday, January 27, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s theme is “Renovate! Repurpose! Revitalize!”  You won’t want to miss it. Some of the highlights include: A Seed & Bulb Exchange – quite possibly the largest on-site event of its type in…

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Cirque Du Soleil’s “Crystal” – An Awesome Ice Spectacular

**** Highly Recommended **** Cirque du Soleil’s “Crystal” was here and gone way too quickly, but I’m sure it will be back. Cirque’s first venture onto ice, made for a totally unique experience, a blend of Cirque’s themed stories and incredible feats of human skills with the speed and skills of ice skaters. I found…

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Festa Italiana – Aug. 25th And 26th

Festa Italiana will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. Aug 25 and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 26th at Villa Cesare in Schererville, Indiana. Admission is FREE. A variety of Italian favorites will be available including pizza, Italian sausage, Italian beef, arancini (rice ball), meatball sandwiches and specialty desserts. A beer garden, featuring…

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Fusic Fest In East Chicago!

Mayor Anthony Copeland invites you to join us for a new festival – the 2nd Annual FUSIC FEST (a Fusion of Food, Fun & Music). FUSIC FEST will be held on August 3rd, 4th & 5th, 2018 at Jeorse Park Beach, 3501 Aldis Avenue, East Chicago, IN, on Friday @ 5pm, Saturday & Sunday @ 3pm-…

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Oilmen Baseball Season Begins!

The NWIndiana Oilmen Baseball games start  on Thursday June 5th, 2018 and the last home game is Wednesday, July 25th, 2018. TUESDAY Nights have special seating price of only $2 (excluding July 16th.) WACKY WEDNESDAYS feature all kids 12 and under are $1 with a paid adult (box office only). THIRSTY THURSDAYS have Miller Light…

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Thursdays are Miller Pint Night at Oil City Stadium

Thursday’s are Miller Pint Night @ Oil City Stadium where domestic pints are only $2.00 dollars June 8th, 15th, 22nd 29th, July 13th and July 20th!  Every Thursday the Northwest Indiana Oilmen play at home is a great value night for those who love the great taste of Miller Lite & Coors Light Beers.  Come…

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