With St. Patrick's Day approaching on March 17th, Indiana Beverage is supplying local businesses with shipments of some Irish favorites! We were fortunate enough here at Camp Life to get a shipment of some of these potent potables to sample ahead of that infamous day where Irish heritage, in the form of delicious beer, is celebrated by all, whether Irish or not.
The City of Valparaiso has seen an explosion of art-inspired campaigns over the years. From “Pop-Up Art” to a variety of workshop opportunities, locals are strongly encouraged to create and support regional artists.
For the 16th consecutive year, Meals on Wheels is bringing fine dining to northwest Indiana with its annual fundraiser Dine with the Chefs Gala. On March 4, chefs from all around the region will come together and prepare a luxury five-course-meal for the community and its sponsors at Avalon Manor in Merrillville. The donations from the event will assist in the cost of the meals for the clients of MOW in the region.
Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, Indiana, presents Free Fallin: A Tribute to the Memory of Tom Petty on Friday, April 6 at 8 pm CT in the Stardust Event Center.
Chris Mahlmann, founder of Ideas in Motion Media, fondly remembers Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds crooning in the background as he began courting his now wife, Natalie, 28 years ago. On Saturday, both longtime love birds enjoyed a nostalgic and fun-filled evening of seeing Babyface live at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond.
In February, the month of amore, there’s no better time to add unconditional love, cuddles and kisses into your life! We aren’t talking about sparking up a romance, but adopting a four-legged companion from one of the many adoption shelters in Northwest Indiana!
Anyone strolling through Innsbrook Country Club Saturday night could easily have mistaken their surroundings for New Orleans’ famous Bourbon Street. Since 2011, Methodist Hospitals Foundation has been delighting patrons and community members with an annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Benefit. Everything from the sparkling Mardi Gras beads adorning guests’ necks to the bustling bluesy band marching throughout the rooms transported attendees straight to the Louisiana city.
On Saturday, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and the 219 Day Committee welcomed Region Rats from all across Northwest Indiana as they threw a party to celebrate 219 Day, the Region’s official holiday.
Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 219 Day Committee invite all Region residents over 21 years of age to join us for the fun, weird and wacky event that celebrates everything Region, 219 Day. The 219 Day is at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 17 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm. This year, the event’s theme is “Feats of Strength”. There will be a Gladiator Joust, Punching Arcade, Thumb Wrestling, Tattoo Contest, Climbing Wall, Selfie Booth, Region Rat Piñata and more. The event is free admission.
Lubeznik Center for the Arts invites artists to apply for its annual art festival featuring fine art and fine craft exhibitors, plus contemporary art galleries, interactive family art activities and food. A non-refundable application fee of $35 is required. Application deadline is March 15, 2018.
As Valentine’s Day comes closer, it can be a scramble to brainstorm ways to treat your loved one and yourself to a memorable evening of fun. However, Northwest Indiana is filled with delicious places to dine, unique events and fun activities. We’ve got you covered for the date, just don’t forget the gift!