Category Archives: Whiting

Sean Wiggins Concert

     The Sean Wiggins concert  appears at the Sheridan Plaza Stage in beautiful downtown Whiting, Indiana! A series of events featuring today’s popular cover music! Backed by a full band, their sound is truly amazing! Bring lawn chairs!      Please join us on Friday, August 9th at 7:00 PM for an evening of music…

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Whiting’s In Bloom on July 13th

     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 13 from noon until 4p.m.  Arts Alive brought back this lovely tradition.  For just $10, you can see 10 gardens in our quaint and unique community of Whiting and…

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Mascot Hall of Fame Induction Weekend

Don’t miss the MHOF’s biggest event of the year!   Mark your calendar for the Mascot Hall of Fame’s biggest event of the year….the 2019 Induction Weekend  June 14th, 15th, and 16th, honoring current and new mascot inductees. This spectacular, action-packed weekend will host a series of celebratory events featuring keynote speakers, famous mascot appearances, and this…

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New Escape Room Opens in Whiting

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko      The Region Escape Room will opened this week, bringing a truly unique and ever changing experience to Whiting and Robertsdale.      Jessica Schmidt, (a local rock singer) who, along with her husband Justin and partner “in crime” Rachael Boland opened the Room. They gave me a basic idea of what…

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Marian Theatre Presents “The Cemetery Club”

    Come enjoy something fresh, funny, and different as The Cemetery Club is the Marian Theatre Guild’s offering this Spring.ITS A COMEDY – “It is a comedy, a very touching comedy. As the title implies, death is the elephant in the room, so to speak, but there are some very funny moments. Basically, three widows…

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Easter in Whiting, Indiana

Hop into the Easter spirit and bring the kids out to enjoy the annual Easter Parade!  It’s a bright, colorful, and fun way to begin the Easter holiday. The Parade is at 2p.m. Saturday, April 13.  The route begins at the Whiting YMCA and ends in front of City Hall.  If your organization or business…

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J&L This & That Store Opens in Whiting

by Gayle Kosalko        I had looked forward to going into J&L This & That store located in the old Michelle’s Dance Studio on 119th Street.  For a few weeks, eye-catching and interesting window displays kept beckoning to me.        It’s so interesting when you first walk in,  you don’t know what to look at…

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Mascot Hall of Fame Grand Opening!

     The Mascot Hall of Fame officially opened its doors to the public on December 26th . Folks are invited to explore two floors of fully interactive exhibits in the Department of Phuzzical Education, Science of Silliness Lab, Department of Furry Arts, and more. Compete against family, friends, and other museum guests while firing t-shirt cannons, racing mascots, and…

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White Pelican & Great Egret Spotted at Wolf Lake

by Carolyn A. Marsh        Rick Catania took the beautiful photograph of an American White Pelican with a Great Egret on October 11, 2018 seen here at Forsythe Park/Wolf Lake.  Another pelican joined it, but I saw only one on October 25.      There was a lot of drama at Forsythe Park in October. Many…

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Come Back to ‘Hohman, Indiana’ in Marian Theatre Guild’s “A Christmas Story: The Musical”

Every family has their own holiday traditions. In my family it was “A Christmas Story”, the 1983 movie based on Jean Shepherd’s childhood anecdote, which became my children’s favorite Christmas movie. In fact, “You’ll shoot your eye out” has become a family catchphrase. Over the years it has become one of my favorite plays, although…

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