The Banquet: A multi-media exhibit laid out as if a feast was about to ensue This April expect to see the gallery defined with long custom tables exhibiting “tableware” from a multitude of artists, in a multitude of media.
Community celebration of World Creativity & Innovation Week 2014. A family fun evening with special exhibits and presentations on innovation and creativity in the energy world. There will be something for everyone!
April is Innovation Month and the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum is honoring Captain Bill Eddy of Michigan City for his many innovations. From being a Pioneer in early television to inventing Cruise Control we owe a lot to Capt. Eddy.
Clark's Family Chiropractic is offering a Free Digital Foot Scan to all La Porte County residents. A $75 value that can help change your overall health and well being. Call today to schedule your appointment and find out how. 866-932-9630.
Michigan City North End Advocacy Team (MCNEAT) along with Comcast is planning a community service day. This is an opportunity for your business, club, school or family to give back to your community. Volunteer a few hours on Sat, April 26th for th
Maestro Bauman is teaming up with the Illumination Chorus for a LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert that is full of action, adventure, science and themes from your favorite films. Pop Corn and fun for all!
Local Foods and Local Beers. Plus running and hiking too! Come join us for a great day of trail running in the country at TRYON FARM. Kid's Races, 3 run/walk distances and house tours! You don't need to run to come join us for food and fun!
Annual Fish Fry Featuring lake perch, potato and cole slaw. Friday, May 30th from 4:30-6:30pm @ Michigan City Senior Center - Two On The Lake, in Washington Park Tickets are $10. Includes dinner only Refreshments are available.
What was your favorite Hang-out? Smitty’s? Brownie’s? Dog’n’Suds? Take a trip back to the days of Poodle Skirts and Malts with a visit to the La Porte County Historical Society’s latest exhibit for Spring: “Diners & Drive-Ins:<
Continuing through May 30, 2014, Preston Jackson art exhibit entitled "Images from the Closet Trunk." Thirteen acrylic paintings with 5 bronze maquettes depicting the Black/African American experience. Appointment necessary. Call 219-785-5719.
Come Swing for Reins of Life on June 2rd at Long Beach Country Club, IN. Proceeds will benefit the therapeutic horseback riding program for children and adults with disabilities at our Michigan City facility.
Weekly Free Summer Concerts, of varying genres, in Fox Park Dennis Smith Amphitheater every Wednesday and Thursday evening in June, July and August. There are also weekly Art Exhibits, Poetry Readings and a concession stand at the concerts.
Roll on in to Downtown LaPorte for Cruise Night 2014! Over 500 vintage cars cruise up and down Lincolnway with local businesses staying open late. Bring your chairs, sit back, and enjoy this classic LaPorte tradition!
2014 Footapalooza figure 8 barefoot tournament. 2 barefoot waterskiers will ski side by side in a figure 8 pattern until one falls. very spectator friendly and admission is free to view. come and meet some of the best barefooters in the world.
This event will take place right on the shore of Lake Michigan in Washington Park. Watch as professional teams fly their kites to music with high-flying stunts. Vendors will be on hand for refreshments.
The breakfast will begin at 7am until Noon. Breakfast is $5 for adults and $3 for children (50 cents off each ticket purchased in advance). Breakfast includes sausage, juice, coffee, milk and all-you-can-eat plain or blueberry pancakes!
Baton twirlers, pompon groups, color guards and dance teams will join in the Kiddie Parade and then compete at the U.S. American Competition being held at Elston Middle School. Competing units come from around Indiana, Illinois and other states.
Welcome to the annual Michigan City Summer Festival Parade being held along Franklin Street from 10th St to Ames Field. Crowds are often four and five deep on the sidewalks along the parade route. Spectators arrive early to get choice spots.
Drum Corps from around the country participate in the 53rd Annual Drum Corps International Pageant of Drums. Participating Corps to be announced. Tickets for this event can be purchased at the LaPorte County Convention & Visitors Bureau.
ArtBash is a celebration of the arts, interactive arts experiences, food specialties and creative libations, dazzling entertainment, auction action and unexpected delights. Proceeds benefit ArtReach - programs for children and adults.
At 4pm Sat and throughout the rest of the evening, the annual Car Cruise will make its way into Washington Park. Anyone who wishes to participate by driving his or her classic car in the lineup should report to the parking lot at Al’s Grocery.
This event will be free to all contestants and spectators. This event will consist of BMX and skateboard related contests and challenges including an obstacle course, highest air out, highest bunny-hop, longest manual, long jump, bike toss, + more
Come out to the annual Lakeview Fun Days in Washington Park. There will be food, bands, rides and more, with something to do for the whole family. The weekend will end Sunday with a free fireworks display after sundown.
The Michigan City Summer Festival is bringing back the Southern Shore Music Festival for its second year. The event will take place at the Guy Foreman Amphitheater in Michigan City and fill an entire day with music.
Let the keepers feed you at our zoofari event! You are cordially invited to an evening of excitement for the whole family. Ticket price includes, dinner, unique animal encounters, an outstanding silent auction and more.
Kick off the Great Lakes Grand Prix week at our craft brewfest and Best in Class competition! Enjoy live music and the beautiful Lake Michigan views while tasting some of the delicious craft beer that our region has to offer.
Murder! Rebellion! Lust! The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. It portrays the 44 BC conspiracy against the Roman dictator Julius Caesar, his assassination and the defeat of the conspirators at the Battle of Philippi.
One of the greatest shows of speed and fun is making its way back to Michigan City in 2014 as the sixth Annual Great Lakes Grand Prix rumbles onto the southern shore of Lake Michigan once again with exciting events leading up to Race Day.
Again this year, opera music will be performed in the lovely summer setting of International Friendship Gardens. The concert will delight audiences with a preview of the upcoming season of the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Right on the Lakefront! Featuring: Over 100 Fine artists and crafts people from around the country. With Artist Demonstrations, Beachfront Food Court, Free Children’s Activity Tent, Free Offsite Parking and Shuttle, Free for Children Under 12.
Enjoy this unique print making process as a steamroller is used to make massive artistic prints right before your very eyes. This is a family friendly event for all ages with live music, food and local brews.
This will be one of the first shows in the country to feature 2015 model year RVs, with brand new 2014 and 2015 RVs and all types of RVs will be represented including pop-up campers, travel trailers, fifth-wheels and motor homes.
The Michigan City In-Water Boat Show, taking place Thursday, August 21 through Sunday, August 24, at the Washington Park Marina, is designed as a destination to shop and compare the latest boats, watercraft and related products.
The Michigan City Summer Festival is bringing four days of fun to the community with Labor Days Festival in Washington Park. Get ready for rides, music, food, arts, crafts and plenty of entertainment for the entire family over Labor Day Weekend.
Four BIG days including steam train rides on 3 railroads, steam tractor demos, operating steam-powered saw mill and steam crane, functioning steam powered electric generating plant, county fair style food stands, Labor Day Flea Market and more.
Representatives from Guardian Riders, JROTC, and the Skwiat American Legion Post will be on hand along with Ivy Tech Vice Chancellor Rick Soria and LaPorte Mayor Blair Milo to commemorate this time in history.
2nd Saturdays continue in the month of September with Dog Days Downtown! Bring your furry pal downtown to have fun with the businesses, check out vendors on Rescue Ave and dine alfresco at downtown restaurants!
Two-person teams compete for prizes and bragging rights in our annual Scrabble Tournament at the Best Western Plus LaPorte Hotel & Conference Center. Doors open at 6:30pm and the first round of play starts at 7pm.
"Living With Lupus" Support Group will meet the fourth Saturday of every month, from 10-11:30am, at the Michigan City Medical Group Health Partners, Bankoff Room (use Express Care Entrance A). This group will be facilitated by Rachel Rich.
Annual Wanatah Scarecrow Festival features arts and crafts, rides for children, a pork chop dinner, fish fry and pancake breakfast, a parade, scarecrow sculpting, fun runs for children and adults, music and variety acts, car show, bingo and more.<
Enjoy the Uptown Arts District for a Halloween event like no other with downtown trick or treating with the businesses, haunted seances, live firedancers, a Thriller Street Dance, bed races and a haunted house!
Visit Shady Creek Winery and enjoy complimentary wine tasting while relaxing in our beautiful tasting room, on the patio, or by the pond. Enhance your visit with great cheeses, flatbreads, and chocolate pairings.
Walk in by yourself or with a group of friends and we will provide you with everything you need to play. Make sure to wear toe covered shoes and comfortable clothing. Or you can bring your own equipment for a day full of action and fun.
The Washington Park Festival of Lights is held each year in Michigan City, Indiana during the month of December and continues through the first week of January with special events held on the first Saturday of December.