Category Archives: Tourism

Things To Do In Hammond Indiana

Find Recreation, Activities, Concerts, Events and Festivals at Wolf Lake Park and Pavilion See A Show at the Towle Theater Discover the Hammond Indiana Bird Sancturary Discover Nature at Gibson Woods Find Fun and Revelry at 18th Street Distillery Fun Time at the Festival of the Lakes Enjoy Fine foods at Freddy’s Steak House Visit…

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Winey Beach Cafe Approaches 15 years In Business!

by Tim Bandura      With the full onset of winter, and if a tropical vacation is not on the schedule for you this year, a trip to Downtown Whiting’s Winey Beach Café may, at the very least, put you in a Florida-state of mind.  With its Floridian inspired menu and drinks, you’re sure to feel…

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Mascot Hall of Fame Announces the 2020 Inductees at the Fur-Tie Fundraiser

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko,     Who were the winners at the Mascot Hall of Fame?….anyone that joined in the fun for the Annual Fur-tie Fundraiser in December because that’s when the 2020 new Mascots Inductees to join the MHOF were announced. Each year, four inductees from the 4 major United States professional sports leagues…

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Things to Do In LaPorte Indiana

Hesston Steam Museum      Hesston Steam Museum is an outdoor museum operated by the Laporte County Historical Steam Society in Hesston, Indiana. The Hesston Steam Museum is open several Holiday Weekends as well as every weekend in the Summer. Holiday Weekends Include: Continue Reading . . .   Laporte Winterfest      The Annual WinterFest, organized by…

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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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White Christmas Coming to Munster

     Theatre at the Center Artistic Director Linda Fortunato has cast Matt Edmonds as Bob, Justin Brill as Phil, Casiena Raether as Judy, Erica Stephan as Betty and Neil Friedman as General Waverly in Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, a musical based on Paramount Pictures’ 1954 film of the same name starring Bing Crosby, Danny…

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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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Crown Point Oktoberfest

Join us on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 from 3-11pm at the new bulldog park for food, fun and festivities. Live music, hayrides, bounce houses, kids applesauce eating contest, adult pie eating contest, chili cookoff, bags and more. To register for any of these events or for information regarding vendors please contact the Mayors Office of…

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Westville Pumpkin Festival

     The Westville Pumpkin Festival will be held on October 4-6, 2019. There will be Arts and Craft Booths, Food, Rides, Games and Live Music in the Entertainment – Food Tent.      It’ll feature 5k run/walk, Kids fun run, Parade, Pumpkin Palooza, live Entertainment, Tractor Pull, Bingo, Contests, Basket Raffle, Pumpkin Goodies, Queen…

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Chance of a Lifetime Historical Tour

Historic Community Center/YMCA Tour & City Sale Sept. 28 by Carl Zurbriggen    Join us on Saturday, September 28th to experience the history of the Whiting Family YMCA and former Whiting Community Center built by John D. Rockefeller!     Explore the facility like never before by taking a tour behind the scenes.  Look and experience…

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