Category Archives: Valparaiso

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Singin’ And Swingin’ Concert at Opera House

American culture was gifted by Big band music of the ‘20s, ‘30s and ‘40s with arguably the greatest love songs on the charts. Band leaders like Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, and Glenn Miller drew crowds and bridged racial divides through the love language of swing. Listening to the crooning of “Rat Pack” members…

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Purdue Glee Club Concert Coming to Valpo

Urschel Laboratories proudly presents and The Kiwanis Club of Valparaiso hosts the Purdue Varsity Glee Club in concert on Sunday, Feb 6th, 2022 at 3pm. This popular concert is a fund-raising activity for the Kiwanis Club of Valparaiso. The proceeds will be used to help children and families in Greater Valparaiso in addition to some state,…

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Shipshewana On the Road Coming to Valparaiso, Indiana

      Looking for something fun to do on the weekend? How about a day of shopping for the most unique trinkets and treasures under the sun? For the past two decades Shipshewana On The Road Gift, Food and Craft Show has brought the most interesting, most innovative, most creative and just plain awesome…

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Journeyman Distillery Breaks Ground in Valparaiso Indiana

    Historic restoration project in Valparaiso Indiana by Journeyman Distillery transforms an abandoned Anco Factory into a 140,000-square foot destination facility. American fare restaurant and steakhouse, karaoke, the distillery, the brewery, whiskey garden, and event spaces will all be repurposed.      The site, located on the 300 block of South Campbell, dates to…

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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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Holly Days & Live Nativity Comes to Valparaiso

     Valparaiso, Indiana will come to life with the sights and sounds of the holiday season on the first Friday in December every year, Friday, Dec 2nd, 2022 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m for Holly Days! And Saturday, December 3rd from 3pm – 6pm. Stroll through the decorated streets of the downtown neighborhood and…

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Valpo Tree Lighting and Winter Fest

Valpo Tree Lighting & Winter Fest

Join Valparaiso Parks and Recreation as they kick off the holiday season with their annual Winter Fest! Visitors will enjoy caroling, figure skating performances by Midwest Training & Ice Center entertainment, photos with Santa, hot chocolate, and the lighting of the Central Park Plaza Christmas tree, held on Saturday, November 27th, 2021. The lights on…

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Holiday Pops Concerts – Merrillville

     Celebrate the Holidays symphony style as the Northwest Indiana Symphony and conductor Kirk Muspratt present their annual “Holiday Pops,”  December 7th, 9th and 10th, 2021 at 7:30 pm at the Living Hope Church in Merrillville, Indiana.           This annual Holiday Pops has become a favorite way to start off the festive…

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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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Lake, Porter and LaPorte County Updated Covid Test Sites

 NWIndiana Testing Sites Have Changed     It’s been over a year, and the Covid Test Sites have changed. Many hospitals are no longer offering Covid Tests. The Current Covid Conditions are still challenging to many of us, especially when it comes to testing.        Hoosiers will not be charged for testing and insurance…

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