Category Archives: Valparaiso

Krystina Coyne Named Managing Director at CTG

     After an extensive search, Chicago Street Theatre is proud to announce their new Managing Director, Krystina Coyne.      Krystina Coyne graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Theatre from Illinois State University. She has worked closely with the Illinois Shakespeare Festival, spending two seasons in audience services and graduating into managing group…

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Festival of the Owls

     Do you love owls as much as we do? Join Humane Indiana Wildlife for a family-friendly day of wide-eyed, owl-themed fun at our 2nd Annual Festival of Owls event on October 26th from 9am to 5pm at the Porter County  4-H Building. Meet-and-greet our owl ambassadors, and be amazed as you learn about…

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Valparaiso Partners With South Shore Trains

     The  City of Valparaiso and the South Shore Line (SSL) have partnered to further connect public transportation in the City of Valparaiso. Starting August 1 the City of Valparaiso will be operating a new weekday shuttle. Try out the new service for FREE August 1 through October 31. Regular fare rates will apply…

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Valparaiso Art Festival

    The Valparaiso Art Festival will showcase the talents of more than 80 juried artists and artisans from across the nation on June 29th and June 30th, 2019. The festival will take place in the downtown area right adjacent to their new development, Central Park Plaza, and along a vibrant tree-lined streets and nestled amongst…

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Valparaiso Author Writes Children’s Books

     Once Upon a Time. There was a Professional Author named Joslin Fitzgerald, who enjoyed writing magical stories for all boys and girls. And loving kids of all races, faiths, weights, shades, also looks on their faces, while writing her original fairy tales.      This sweet lady wanted to teach children of all shapes and…

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City of Valparaiso Wins Bicycle Friendly Award

     Valpo Parks is pleased to announce that the City of Valparaiso has been named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community by The League of American Bicyclists.  Valparaiso joins only ten other communities in the State of Indiana and is the only Northwest Indiana community with recognition.        Mayor Jon Costas announced the award at the…

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Front Porch Music Festival,

Join us for the 6th annual Front Porch Music Festival, 2018 IN THE CASE OF RAIN WE WILL MOVE THE FESTIVAL UNDER THE URSCHEL PAVILION IN CENTRAL PARK!! $15 per ticket ($5 per child 12 & under) For the last 6 years we have tried to share with Northwest Indiana some of the things that…

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Prairie Magic Music Festival-

     The Prairie Magic Music Festival is an annual celebration of Rock, Americana, and Blues music that takes place each August.      This year, Los Lobos will headline the event. Additional artists for the day include Big Road, Robbie Fulks, and The Bottle Rockets.      Bring your lawn chairs and sun shades…

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The Blues Are Coming to Spring Out to Sunset Festival

Join Porter County Parks for a celebration of spring at Sunset Hill Farm amphitheater. This blues-inspired concert takes place at the conclusion of our annual Spring Out to Sunset festival on Saturday, May 18th. Joseph Mojo Morganfield isn’t just any newcomer to the Chicago Blues music scene. As the youngest son of legendary artist Muddy…

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Folds of Honor Car Show – Valpo

Save the Date! On May 25th, 2019 Currie Ford of Valparaiso will be hosting our annual Memorial Day Weekend Event to raise money for the Folds of Honor – Northwest Indiana (Facebook Link) Foundation! The car and truck show takes place from 11am – 3pm. Registration for the car and truck show starts at 9 am (…

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