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VISIT MICHIGAN CITY LAPORTE EVENT CALENDAR

It’s Always Festival Season!

Nov
1
Thu
Wine Tasting @ Shady Creek Winery
Nov 1 2018 – Jan 31 2019 all-day
Wine Tasting @ Shady Creek Winery

Taste custom crafted award-winning wines, enjoy one of our perfect pairing cheese plates, stay for lunch or enjoy pizza anytime. Visit us on the web or Facebook for current hours.

Nov
2
Fri
Playing in the Mud Ceramics exhibit @ The Rising Phoenix Gallery
Nov 2 – Dec 2 all-day
Playing in the Mud Ceramics exhibit @ The Rising Phoenix Gallery | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

Playing in the Mud Ceramics exhibit

This exhibit showcases work of our talented local ceramics artists.
Make this your chance to meet these incredible artists who are able to change the very earth we stand on into objects of beauty and functionality.

Nov
12
Mon
Pottery Class Adult Mini Session @ LaPorte Civic Auditorium; Ceramics Room
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 10 @ 8:00 pm
Pottery Class Adult Mini Session @ LaPorte Civic Auditorium; Ceramics Room | La Porte | Indiana | United States

Learn the art of wheel throwing to create beautiful pottery. Students will use a pottery wheel and learn to apply aesthetics, proper thickness and craftsmanship needed to make functional pottery. Pre-registration required.

Nov
16
Fri
28th Annual Christmas Walk/Sale @ The Antique Market
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – Nov 18 @ 5:00 pm
28th Annual Christmas Walk/Sale @ The Antique Market | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

Walk through beautifully decorated booths while taking advantage of 10% to 30% off most items in the store. Door prizes every hour, refreshments, music and free gift with purchase.

When Walls Talk Presentation @ Barker Mansion
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
When Walls Talk Presentation @ Barker Mansion | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

There was no tunnel, and the ballroom was designed as Catherine Barker’s playroom. These are just a couple of the surprising discoveries unearthed regarding the mansion. Join us for discussion of the updated history the Barker Mansion’s design and construction followed by a tour of the mansion in light of new evidence. Guests will be able to see and interact with architect Frederick Perkins’ original design for the mansion based upon newly found blueprints and sketches from 1905. Cost is $15 per adult, and $10 per senior or youth. Registration is required via Eventbrite or by calling the mansion at (219) 873-1520 x5.

Nov
17
Sat
Holiday Artisan Market @ Lubeznik Center for the Arts
Nov 17 2018 – Jan 4 2019 all-day
Holiday Artisan Market @ Lubeznik Center for the Arts | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

9th annual Holiday Artisan Market: Shop for handmade, finely crafted items perfect for holiday gift-giving including offerings from some of the Midwest’s finest craftspeople.

Holiday Bazaar @ Prairie View Elementary School
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday Bazaar @ Prairie View Elementary School | Rolling Prairie | Indiana | United States

Holiday Bazaar offering over 50 exciting vendors, concessions, raffles and Rise-n-Roll will be served. This holiday season do all your holiday shopping in one place at Prairie View Elementary School’s Holiday Bazaar.

South Central PTO Holiday Craft Bazaar @ South Central High School
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
South Central PTO Holiday Craft Bazaar @ South Central High School | Union Mills | Indiana | United States

Get a head start on your holiday shopping! Come out to our 5th Annual Craft & Vendor Bazaar for lots of handmade crafts, commercial items and even student crafted items.

Shop from local artists for hand crafted goods including:
– alcohol ink paintings
– soy candles
– hand painted gourds, wine bottles, and ornaments
– handmade purses, totes, and key chains
– crochet
– birdseed wreaths
– handy caddies
– jewelry
– gift tags
– hand painted wooden signs
– yard and home decor
– t-shirts
– body butter and lip balm
-abstract paintings
– bookmarks
– baked goods
– tooth fairy pillows
– and more!

The following vendors will also be there:
– Pampered Chef
– Pink Zebra
– LuLaRoe
– Senegence
– Premier Design Jewelry
– Tastefully Simple
– Usborne Books
– Scentsy
– Thirty One
– Young Living
– Avon
– Paparazzi Jewelry
– Color Street

Admission is FREE!

If you would like to be a vendor, please fill out the application pinned to the top of the South Central PTO page at www.facebook.com/scentralpto.

K-12 Chess Tournament @ Barker Middle School
Nov 17 @ 9:15 am – 3:00 pm
K-12 Chess Tournament @ Barker Middle School | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

Regional K-12 Chess Tournament hosted by Renaissance Academy. This is an individual event with students competing in ten separate divisions: Kindergarten & Under, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grades 9-12. (Exceptions: Pre-school chess players may enter in the K division. Other divisions, i.e. 7/8, may combine if there are fewer players.) Pre-Registration required. Fee $8/participant (received by 11/9/18). Late entries may be accepted if time and space permit. Late entry fee is $15. No registration on site.To Enter :Return registration to Renaissance Academy, 4093 West US 20, LaPorte, IN 46350 or contact 219-878-8711. Tournament Director: Kieran McHugh.

LaPour Brew & Wine Fest @ LaPorte Civic Auditorium
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LaPour Brew & Wine Fest @ LaPorte Civic Auditorium | La Porte | Indiana | United States
LaPour Brew & Wine Fest is ON! And this year’s event promises to be the best yet. On Saturday, November 17th we’ll welcome all of our local breweries including Burn’em, Backroad, Shoreline, 10-56 and Zorn as well as many more from throughout the area, state and Midwest. Live music, great food and, most importantly, great people, atmosphere and brews to help celebrate the day. All proceeds from this event are dedicated to the renovation of Clarke Park Field. You can purchase tickets online at: http://events.ontaptickets.com/events/lapourbrewfest or LaPorte Civic Auditorium, LaPorte Chamber of Commerce and LaPorte Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Nov
22
Thu
Thanksgiving & Black Friday Sale @ Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets
Nov 22 – Nov 23 all-day
Thanksgiving & Black Friday Sale @ Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

Shop the season’s best sales during the Thanksgiving and Black Friday Sale.

Thanksgiving Turkey Walk @ Friendship Botanic Gardens
Nov 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thanksgiving Turkey Walk @ Friendship Botanic Gardens | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

Join Friendship Botanic Gardens as we host a free celebration of Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month. Kids will have the chance to embark on a turkey count scavenger hunt throughout the gardens and nature trails – find every hidden paper turkey and win a special Thanksgiving prize!

Then, enjoy the Native American Heritage Garden and get a firsthand look at Indigenous Peoples’ cooking techniques as the garden educator demonstrates the cooking of traditional pumpkin stew over an open flame.

Nov
24
Sat
LaPorte Santa Parade @ Downtown LaPorte
Nov 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
LaPorte Santa Parade @ Downtown LaPorte | La Porte | Indiana | United States

Baby its cold outside, and Santa is coming to downtown LaPorte! The Santa Parade is held in downtown LaPorte on November 24 at 12pm. The parade runs down Lincolnway and State St through downtown and ends at Santa’s Chalet in Plaza 618, 618 Lincolnway in Downtown LaPorte. After the parade, children can visit with newly-arrived Santa at his chalet.

Nov
27
Tue
Macrame Wall Hanging @ LaPorte County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Nov 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Macrame Wall Hanging @ LaPorte County Convention & Visitors Bureau | Michigan City | Indiana | United States

Bring these items and leave with a totally unique piece of art: rope and large beads.

Dec
1
Sat
18th Annual Christmas Candle-Light Tour @ various locations in LaPorte, IN
Dec 1 – Dec 2 all-day
18th Annual Christmas Candle-Light Tour @ various locations in LaPorte, IN

The 18th Annual Christmas Candle-Light Tour hosted by People Engaged in Preservation (P.E.P.) will feature 5 historic homes, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and The Old LaPorte Library. Also, enjoy live musical entertainment, refreshments and horse-drawn carriage rides as par of the tour.

Advance tickets available thru Fri, Nov. 30th at the following locations: Arbor Hill Inn, Coachman Antique Mall, CO-OP Shoppes, LP Co. Historical Society Museum, Plain & Fancy Antiques, Temple New Agency, Town & Country Florist, Uptowne R&R, The Antique Market, Hoity Toity, Red Cup Cafe & Deli, The Villager and South Bend Chocolate Company.

At the door tickets may be purchased at St. Paul’s Episcopal church.

VISIT MICHIGAN CITY LAPORTE EVENTS

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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