Category Archives: Special Events

Railcats Baseball Hopes to Open Early July

Railcats fans all across Northwest Indiana have been wondering about the opening of the Railcats Basell Games this season. Loyal fans are anxious to get back in the stadium seats, but also know this year is questionable. Keep your fingers crossed that the Railcats hope of opening up Early July and extend the season thru…

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Cancellations & Closings

Coronavirus CANCELLATIONS: The virus has cancelled the 168th Lake County Fair, Pierogi Fest, Fourth of July parades and many other special events that make Northwest Indiana summers fun and a destination for hundreds of thousands. FESTIVALS: (In Order Of Occurance) Corkscrew and Brew, Rescheduled June 20th, 4-8pm, Chesterton Dyer Summerfest Cancelled. Jammin with the Dunes…

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Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday Events!

     It happens every year! After Black Friday, Thanksgiving Weekend is Family Time. And, there are several local Holiday Events that celebrate the Beginning of the Holidays. These are traditional Holiday events that create long time memories that are passed down from generation to generation. Check out these events and click for more information! …

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Whiting’s NYE Pierogi Drop Returns

It is back again by popular demand!  The Whiting Knights of Columbus present the third Annual Whiting/Robertsdale Pierogi Drop – New Year’s Eve Party.       The Whiting Knights of Columbus present the Fourth Annual Pierogi Drop – New Year’s Eve Party.  Atchison Avenue and 119th Street will be closed in front of K of…

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Home for the Holidays Home Tour Whiting Indiana

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko      Come to the Whiting Arts Alive! Holiday Home Tour on Sunday, December 8th where you can meet the gracious hosts and appreciate the homes of five different Whiting residences plus the amazing church turned into a home by one enterprising couple.      The huge brick church had been the home…

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Aukiki Historical River Walk

     The Kankakee Valley Historical Society is excited to offer a new activity! The Aukiki River Walk guided tour. The tour is set for Saturday, July 27th, 2019 at 10 AM with a rain date of July 28th, 2019.      This unique, experiential and family friendly activity is meant to raise awareness about…

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Whiting’s In Bloom in July

     While the lots in Whiting are little, there’s LOTS going on in these “lots!” Whiting in Bloom Garden Tour will take place on Saturday, July 11, 2020 from 1pm. until 5p.m.  Arts Alive brought back this lovely tradition.  For just $10, you can see 10 gardens in our quaint and unique community of Whiting…

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Winter Wonderland

      The Community of St. George cordially invites you to their Annual Winter Wonderland Dinner Dance and Raffle. Saturday, February 1st 2020 featuring the band Together, an eleven-member band featuring music from pop to rhythm and blues to big band and Latin rock. Entry is $25 which also gets you a delicious Greek…

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Railcats Announces 2019 Promotional Schedule

     RailCats fans will have the opportunity to be here for some special events in 2019.  Single game tickets start at $7 and parking is always free. Purchase them, starting March 27th, at the Steel Yard Box Office, by calling 219-882-2255, or by visiting railcatsbaseball.com. HERE IS THE 2019 PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULE! • Bark in the…

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Earth Day Takes a Break – New Service Offered

     The Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction board agreed to cancel the Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration in April. The Porter County Expo Center, the venue the event has called home since 2012, will be wrapping up major renovations through May and will not be available.       “We did not find another venue that…

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