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Where to Go For Christmas Lights

     Seems like the one thing popular this year during the Pandemic is to go see Christmas lights from the safety of your own car. We’ve compiled a list of Very Popular places for you to enjoy in the Northwest Indiana Region.      Folks are wanting to celebrate the season and give their…

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World Cultural Festival Returns to Valparaiso

     On Sunday, September 18, the 13th Annual World Cultural Festival will transform Valparaiso’s Central Park Plaza into a center for cultural diversity from 12 noon to 5 pm. Sponsored by The Valparaiso International Center (The VIC), this family-friendly event will feature music and dance from around the world, international art and handicrafts for…

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Outdoor Adventure Festival at Indiana Dunes 2022

      Spend the weekend in nature at the Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival. The festival starts on Friday September 9th and continues through Sunday, September 11th. More than 50 events will take place over the weekend at parks and preserves throughout Northwest Indiana. The events include hiking, paddling, biking, geo-caching, photography, birding, and more,…

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Blueberry Picking in Northwest Indiana

     One of the 3 Major SuperFoods That Will Change Your Life and Health is blueberries. Steven Pratt, M.D., is a renowned authority on the role of nutrition and lifestyle in disease prevention. He is a senior staff ophthalmologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, CA. Kathy Matthews has co-authored several health and…

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East Chicago Rhythm & Soul Fest

     Come out Saturday June 25th, 2022 for East Chicago’s Rhythm and Soul Fest at Washington Park located at 142nd and Parrish Ave.,     Featuring Al Hudson and the One Way Band,There was a time in the early 80s when a new release by the group One Way was an important event for me.…

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Memorial Day Weekend in NWI

     There are lots of events and activities in Northwest Indiana for Memorial Weekend that are fun for the whole family with lots of free things to do. While here in Northwest Indiana you’ll also find lots of amusement parks and Family Friendly Fun centers with arcades, indoor play, laser tag, miniature golf, bowling,…

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Valpo Car Show, Swap Meet & Motorcycle Show

     Want to Sell your Car? Need to find Parts? Valpo Car Show, Swap Meet, & Motorcycle Show will take place this Sunday, May 22nd 2022 AND Sunday, August 28th, 2022 from 9:00 a.m.- 3:00p.m. at the Porter County Fairgrounds in Valparaiso, Indiana. The show is open to all cars at 8:00 a.m. with…

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Tips for Getting Your Motorcycle Ready After Winter

Tips for Getting Your Motorcycle Ready For Spring

If you own a motorcycle and live in a region with winters, you’re probably ready to ride again. We’ve got a few tips for getting your bike ready after winter.

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Maple Syrup Time at Deep River Park

Want the Maple Syrup Experience?      Join thousands of famlies this March 12th -13th & 19th – 20th, 2022 from 10 a.m.-4p.m. for this FREE program.      Maple syrup can only be produced in certain U.S. states and Canada and only at a certain time of the year.  Above freezing day temperatures and…

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Create a Holiday Tradition

Create a New Christmas Tradition Today!      We believe one of the best things about Christmas is the family traditions that build up around it, creating happy memories that last long after the last of the Christmas is gone. So, continue your family tradition or start a new one, and here’s five special ideas…

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