Register now for Northwest Indiana’s premier bridal fair, bride blu, to be held at Blue Chip on Sunday, February 18 from noon-3 pm. The event, with more than 60 vendors, features the latest in wedding fashions and trends, with show specials, samples, demos and giveaways and a grand prize drawing for a trip to Las Vegas. Exhibitors include bridal gown boutiques, tuxedo shops, hair and makeup stylists, photographers, videographers, DJs, caterers, florists, dance studios, venues and jewelers. Admission is free for pre-registered attendees, with free parking, complimentary tote bags, complimentary coat check, a fashion show, cash bar and hors d’oeuvres. Register at BrideBlu.com.
In Young at Heart every Monday in January, guests 50 and older can enjoy specials that include 50% off a buffet after earning 25 slot points every Monday from 6 am to 11:59 pm, 8x reel slots and 5x video poker. Check the B Connected Club for details and restrictions or visit BConnectedOnline.com.
The end of 2017 is upon us, and that means celebration with family and friends as we watch the last seconds of the year tick away, and the ball drops to end the year. But where to go? Fret not, for there are plenty of parties, celebrations, and family friendly events happening all across the region!
Northwest Indiana was home to some seriously entertaining events this year like choir concerts, galas, performances, parades, brew fests, and more! All these community events that come out of Northwest Indiana really highlight what makes our communities a great place to live and enjoy life. We are happy to bring you the top ten entertainment stories we covered this year that brought a smile to our faces and made our community a little brighter.
The entrance of the Memorial Opera House in Valparaiso became crowded long before auditorium doors opened on Friday evening. The “Home for the Holidays” event welcomed attendees to an evening of fundraising for St. Jude House in Crown Point and The Caring Place.
Capturing the moment can be a make or break instant in time that can determine how we remember an event. In 2017, we captured a lot of amazing and intense moments like holiday parades, sporting events, and graduations that summed up a year full of excitement and life-changing events. We are proud to be there to capture these moments and share the top ten most memorable photo galleries from this year!
Now that the holidays are behind us, and a new year is upon us, there is still a lot going on in the Region. Don’t let the cold dissuade you from venturing out along the South Shore Line in search of fun things to do.
Pines Village Retirement Communities Welcome Residents and Art Lovers to Meet Terry Walsh at the "Meet the Artist" Event
Everyone builds a unique relationship with art throughout their life, from finger-painting as a preschooler to wine tastings at painting classes as an adult. Pines Village seeks to continue building that relationship into retirement, and on Sunday installed a new gallery by artist Terry Walsh, who spoke with residents and visitors to the retirement village at a Meet the Artist reception.
The Crown Point High School 2017 Joy of the Holidays concerts featured more than 200 choir students who shined on stage, ending in a thunderous standing ovation and happy tears.
Albert’s Diamond Jewelers hosted its 15th annual Men’s Night Thursday evening following last week’s Ladies’ Night that was also held at the jewelry store. Women from the event last week were encouraged to browse Albert’s glass counters and write a wish list of what products they wanted most to pass along to significant others attending Men’s Night this week.