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On April 10th 2016 by admin

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VISIT MICHIGAN CITY LAPORTE EVENT CALENDAR

It's Always Festival Season!

Sep
5
Tue
Fall Mansion Tours @ Barker Mansion
Sep 5 – Nov 30 all-day
Fall Mansion Tours @ Barker Mansion | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

Discover the legacy of the Barker family and Michigan City’s freight car industry on a tour of the historic Barker Mansion. Take a guided tour of all three floors Tuesday through Saturday at 1 pm CST. Take a self-guided tour of all three floors on Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm CST.

Oct
1
Sun
Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets to Participate in Susan G. Komen 2017 More Than Pink™ Movement @ Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets to Participate in Susan G. Komen 2017 More Than Pink™ Movement @ Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets continues its engagement with Susan G. Komen® this October, encouraging employees, retailers and shoppers to participate in activities and contribute to the achievement of Komen’s bold goal of reducing current U.S. breast cancer deaths by 50 percent by 2026. “Our shoppers, retailers and employees have demonstrated their support and commitment to Susan G. Komen over the last two years by participating in all of our fundraising activities,” said Chris Juricic, General Manager, Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets. “We look forward to another successful campaign this year and are focused on fighting a disease that affects so many in our community.” ”We’re honored to continue our partnership with Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets and inspired by their dedication in raising funds and awareness in the fight against breast cancer,” said Christina Alford, SVP of Development at Susan G. Komen. “The generosity of Simon is making an incredible impact on the lives of countless women and men and we look forward to what this partnership will bring in the year ahead.” Visitors to Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets will notice the pink theme carried out at the Guest Services booths and staff will be honoring National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by donning pink accessories. Other planned activities include: Discount Card Program: $10 Discount Cards will be sold providing 25% off one item at participating retailers, including Adidas, Kay Jewelers Outlet, Levi’s Outlet Store, Michael Kors, Under Armour and Vera Bradley. All proceeds from the sale of Discount Cards go to Susan G. Komen. Gift Cards: Simon is offering a Susan G. Komen Visa® Simon Giftcard. For every Gift Card purchased, Simon will donate $1 towards Susan G. Komen.** **The Visa Simon Giftcard® can be used everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted in the U.S. and cannot be used at ATMs or redeemed for cash. The Visa Simon Giftcard® is issued by MetaBank®, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. For more information about the Visa Simon Giftcard®, including Card Terms and Conditions and (if applicable) fees, visit simongiftcard.com or Simon Guest Services. About Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets is a top shopping destination for great savings on popular brands including Coach, Columbia Sportswear, Michael Kors, Nike Factory Store, The North Face, Under Armour and Vera Bradley. Located in Michigan City, Ind., one mile from Lake Michigan, the 100-store center is only 45 minutes from South Bend, Ind., 60 minutes from downtown Chicago, and approximately two hours from Grand Rapids, Mich. For additional information about Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets, visit premiumoutlets.com/lighthouseplace. About Simon Simon is a global leader in the ownership of premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations and an S&P 100 company (Simon Property Group, NYSE:SPG). Our properties across North America, Europe, and Asia provide community gathering places for millions of people every day and generate billions in annual sales. For more information, visit simon.com. About Susan G. Komen Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit outside of the federal government while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen has set a Bold Goal to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. by 2026. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $956 million in research and provided more than $2.1 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs serving millions of people in more than 30 countries worldwide. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. That promise has become Komen’s promise to all people facing breast cancer. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on social at ww5.komen.org/social.

Oct
20
Fri
Paintball – Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc
Oct 20 all-day
Paintball - Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc | La Porte | Indiana | United States

Sherwood Paintball Inc. is one of Indiana’s oldest and most famous paintball fields. Sherwood has over 80 acres to play on and boasts the largest castle in the Midwest. If you are a first-time player or an experienced veteran you will find Sherwood’s fields the best around. We are open year-round for play. Walk-on/Open play is available on any non event weekend so bring your friends and have a blast.

Barker Blackout Tours @ Barker Mansion
Oct 20 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Barker Blackout Tours @ Barker Mansion | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

Discover the untold, spooky side of Michigan City history. You’ll be surrounded by darkness as you tour the mansion with a guide; there’ll be tea lights to illuminate your path. During this eerie evening, we’ll tell little-known stories of our city’s creepy past and relate never-before told stories about the mansion. The 8 pm tours are for families and 10 pm tours are for adults only (ages 16 and up). PLEASE NOTE: This will not be a haunted house tour with zombies and goblins and we will not be using paranormal equipment to search for ghosts or spirits. This will be, however, a great evening to look at our City’s history with a spooky twist.

Oct
21
Sat
Paintball – Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc
Oct 21 all-day
Paintball - Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc | La Porte | Indiana | United States

Sherwood Paintball Inc. is one of Indiana’s oldest and most famous paintball fields. Sherwood has over 80 acres to play on and boasts the largest castle in the Midwest. If you are a first-time player or an experienced veteran you will find Sherwood’s fields the best around. We are open year-round for play. Walk-on/Open play is available on any non event weekend so bring your friends and have a blast.

St. Stanislaus of Michigan City Farmers’ Market @ St. Stanislaus Farmers' Market
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
St. Stanislaus of Michigan City Farmers' Market @ St. Stanislaus Farmers' Market | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

Visit St. Stanislaus Farmers’ Market every Saturday. Featuring locally grown seasonal vegetables, fruits and flowers. Fresh baked breads and pastries as well as handmade jewelry and soaps, local honey and gourmet cheeses. Open the first Saturday of May through the last Saturday of October, 8am-1pm. “Nobody “Beets” our farmers market!

Pet Fest & Pumpkin Decorating in the Park @ Luhr County Park
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Pet Fest & Pumpkin Decorating in the Park @ Luhr County Park | La Porte | Indiana | United States

Come out to Luhr County Park for our annual Pet Fest and Pumpkin Decorating in the Park from 9-11:30am. FREE on Sat, Oct 21st, 2017. Come visit our pet related vendors, check out our awesome demonstrations, silent auction items, and new this year Kids Pumpkin Decorating under shelter ages 3-15 while supplies last. Concession Available by Home Run Hot Dog. All animals must be up to date on vaccinations and on a leash.

Boo at the Zoo @ Washington Park Zoo
Oct 21 @ 11:30 am – 6:00 pm
Boo at the Zoo @ Washington Park Zoo | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Visit the Washington Park Zoo for our annual Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo! Kids can stroll the decorated Zoo in costume and collect yummy treats.

A safe trick or treating experience for your ghost and goblins! Area businesses sponsor booths along the decorated zoo paths and hand out candy to the kids. Two trick or treating sessions are available and advance tickets are recommended due to limited supply. Session one: Gates open at 11:30 until 1:30 with trick or treating ending and the zoo closing at 2pm Session two: Gates opening at 3:30 until 5:30 with trick or treating ending and the zoo closing at 6pm.

Hesston Ghost Train @ Hesston Steam Museum
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm
Hesston Ghost Train @ Hesston Steam Museum | La Porte | Indiana | United States

Spooky fun for your young ones and the kid in you! Free Admission.

Oct
22
Sun
Paintball – Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc
Oct 22 all-day
Paintball - Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc | La Porte | Indiana | United States

Sherwood Paintball Inc. is one of Indiana’s oldest and most famous paintball fields. Sherwood has over 80 acres to play on and boasts the largest castle in the Midwest. If you are a first-time player or an experienced veteran you will find Sherwood’s fields the best around. We are open year-round for play. Walk-on/Open play is available on any non event weekend so bring your friends and have a blast.

Oct
23
Mon
Paintball – Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc
Oct 23 all-day
Paintball - Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc | La Porte | Indiana | United States

Sherwood Paintball Inc. is one of Indiana’s oldest and most famous paintball fields. Sherwood has over 80 acres to play on and boasts the largest castle in the Midwest. If you are a first-time player or an experienced veteran you will find Sherwood’s fields the best around. We are open year-round for play. Walk-on/Open play is available on any non event weekend so bring your friends and have a blast.

Oct
24
Tue
Paintball – Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc
Oct 24 all-day
Paintball - Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc | La Porte | Indiana | United States

Sherwood Paintball Inc. is one of Indiana’s oldest and most famous paintball fields. Sherwood has over 80 acres to play on and boasts the largest castle in the Midwest. If you are a first-time player or an experienced veteran you will find Sherwood’s fields the best around. We are open year-round for play. Walk-on/Open play is available on any non event weekend so bring your friends and have a blast.

Oct
25
Wed
Paintball – Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc
Oct 25 all-day
Paintball - Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc | La Porte | Indiana | United States

Sherwood Paintball Inc. is one of Indiana’s oldest and most famous paintball fields. Sherwood has over 80 acres to play on and boasts the largest castle in the Midwest. If you are a first-time player or an experienced veteran you will find Sherwood’s fields the best around. We are open year-round for play. Walk-on/Open play is available on any non event weekend so bring your friends and have a blast.

Oct
26
Thu
Paintball – Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc
Oct 26 all-day
Paintball - Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc | La Porte | Indiana | United States

Sherwood Paintball Inc. is one of Indiana’s oldest and most famous paintball fields. Sherwood has over 80 acres to play on and boasts the largest castle in the Midwest. If you are a first-time player or an experienced veteran you will find Sherwood’s fields the best around. We are open year-round for play. Walk-on/Open play is available on any non event weekend so bring your friends and have a blast.

Beginners Glass Marble Class @ The Rising Phoenix Gallery
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Beginners Glass Marble Class @ The Rising Phoenix Gallery | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

This Beginner level class is a fun way to get introduced to working behind a torch. Students will learn the skills required to create a 1″ marbles with swirled color inside. These marbles can be some what similar to the Cats Eye or vortex marbles. This class will include a step by step demo by the instructor. The students will then have approximately 2.5 hours of torch time of their own. During this time students are encouraged to create as many pieces as they can. Lampworking/Torch working class sizes are limited to 3 people. This provides each student with plenty of opportunities to ask questions and get personalized quality responses and one on one instruction.

Oct
27
Fri
Paintball – Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc
Oct 27 all-day
Paintball - Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc | La Porte | Indiana | United States

Sherwood Paintball Inc. is one of Indiana’s oldest and most famous paintball fields. Sherwood has over 80 acres to play on and boasts the largest castle in the Midwest. If you are a first-time player or an experienced veteran you will find Sherwood’s fields the best around. We are open year-round for play. Walk-on/Open play is available on any non event weekend so bring your friends and have a blast.

Halloween Kiddie Train @ Hesston Steam Museum
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween Kiddie Train @ Hesston Steam Museum | La Porte | Indiana | United States

Got a preschooler or child who would like an even more mild version of our Hesston Ghost Train? This is for you! Free Admission.

Barker Blackout Tours @ Barker Mansion
Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Barker Blackout Tours @ Barker Mansion | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

Discover the untold, spooky side of Michigan City history. You’ll be surrounded by darkness as you tour the mansion with a guide; there’ll be tea lights to illuminate your path. During this eerie evening, we’ll tell little-known stories of our city’s creepy past and relate never-before told stories about the mansion. The 8 pm tours are for families and 10 pm tours are for adults only (ages 16 and up). PLEASE NOTE: This will not be a haunted house tour with zombies and goblins and we will not be using paranormal equipment to search for ghosts or spirits. This will be, however, a great evening to look at our City’s history with a spooky twist.

Oct
28
Sat
Paintball – Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc
Oct 28 all-day
Paintball - Open Play Year-round @ Sherwood Paintball Inc | La Porte | Indiana | United States

Sherwood Paintball Inc. is one of Indiana’s oldest and most famous paintball fields. Sherwood has over 80 acres to play on and boasts the largest castle in the Midwest. If you are a first-time player or an experienced veteran you will find Sherwood’s fields the best around. We are open year-round for play. Walk-on/Open play is available on any non event weekend so bring your friends and have a blast.

Salvation Army Red Shield Run 5K @ Krueger Middle School
Oct 28 @ 8:00 am
Salvation Army Red Shield Run 5K @ Krueger Middle School | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

The Salvation Army of Michigan City introduces the inaugural Red Shield Run 5K presented by Anthem BlueCross BlueShield. The timed road race will begin and end at Krueger Middle School, 2001 Springland Ave., Michigan City, and circle the beautiful neighborhood of Pottawattomie Park before returning to Krueger Middle School. The proceeds from this event will support the many programs and services offered by The Salvation Army of Michigan City including an overnight men’s homeless shelter, food pantry, school uniform exchange, diaper bank, weekend backpack program and youth program. The race will begin at 8 am, with registration at 7 am, on Saturday, October 28 at Krueger Middle School. Registration is $25 in advance, or $30 on race day. A $5 discount will be offered to runners age 18 and under. Online registration is available at www.thtiming.com. For more information, contact The Salvation Army of Michigan City at (219) 874-6885. We are extremely grateful for the support of our sponsors, Anthem BlueCross BlueShield, Silver Birch of Michigan City, General Insurance Services, B&E Marine, Blue Chip Casino, AM-WIMS 1420 and The News-Dispatch.

VISIT MICHIGAN CITY LAPORTE EVENTS

It’s Always Festival Season!

Set real life aside for a moment and just let yourself have fun. Make faces at the monkeys at the zoo. Sip some local brews that have won World Beer Cup medals. Pick your own baskets full of blueberries or apples. Stuff yourself with a pirate’s treasure of candy. Take lady luck for a spin around 65,000 square feet of gaming. Get lost in mazes of corn. You’ll find fun and laughter come naturally here.
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