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October 2021

Hesston Ghost Train

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Hesston Steam Museum @ 1201 E 1000 N, La Porte, IN 46350, USA, 1201 E 1000 N
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
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Hesston Ghost Train

Join us for one of the most popular events of the year on the last 3 weekends of October! Climb aboard the Hesston & Galena Creek Narrow Gauge Railroad for a ghostly trip of learning fun. Your steam train will travel through the haunted woods! This trip is appropriate for everyone, it's not too scary. The 7.5" gauge craftsman railroad, 14" gauge railroad, and steam sawmill will also be in operation! The Ghost Train has frightening fun for everyone! Trains…

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Hesston Ghost Train

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Hesston Steam Museum @ 1201 E 1000 N, La Porte, IN 46350, USA, 1201 E 1000 N
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
+ Google Map
Hesston Ghost Train

Join us for one of the most popular events of the year on the last 3 weekends of October! Climb aboard the Hesston & Galena Creek Narrow Gauge Railroad for a ghostly trip of learning fun. Your steam train will travel through the haunted woods! This trip is appropriate for everyone, it's not too scary. The 7.5" gauge craftsman railroad, 14" gauge railroad, and steam sawmill will also be in operation! The Ghost Train has frightening fun for everyone! Trains…

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Halloween Trunk or Treat & Dance

October 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Laporte County Family YMCA MC Elston Branch, 1202 Spring street Door L
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Halloween Trunk or Treat

Join us at the MC Elston branch for Trunk or treat in the parking lot followed by a fun costume party dance in the gym. This is a FREE event open to the public. Costumes are option but encouraged.

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Boo at the Zoo

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

Washington Park Zoo @ 115 Lake Shore Dr, Michigan City, IN 46360, USA, 115 Lake Shore Drive
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo is Back! Our annual “merry-not-scary” event, returns to the Washington Park Zoo for guests of all ages! Families will love the festive decorations and photo opportunities. Pumpkin Chomping for the animals will take place as part of the Boo festivities. Animal Care Staff will provide animals with plenty of other seasonal goodies as well to stimulate natural behaviors. Guests, young and old, are encouraged to wear their costumes, and every child visitor will receive a goodie…

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Hesston Ghost Train

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Hesston Steam Museum @ 1201 E 1000 N, La Porte, IN 46350, USA, 1201 E 1000 N
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
+ Google Map
Hesston Ghost Train

Join us for one of the most popular events of the year on the last 3 weekends of October! Climb aboard the Hesston & Galena Creek Narrow Gauge Railroad for a ghostly trip of learning fun. Your steam train will travel through the haunted woods! This trip is appropriate for everyone, it's not too scary. The 7.5" gauge craftsman railroad, 14" gauge railroad, and steam sawmill will also be in operation! The Ghost Train has frightening fun for everyone! Trains…

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Trick or Treat at the Scairport

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
LaPorte Municipal Airport, 2341 St Rd 39 S
LaPorte, 46350 United States
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Scairport

Trick or Treat at the Scairport is back! Pilots will bring out their planes for kids to trick or treat again. Registration is for 30 minute time slots, feel free to come anytime within your time slot and stay as long as you like. Families can register here: https://form.jotform.com/212035661764151

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Boo at the Zoo

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Washington Park Zoo @ 115 Lake Shore Dr, Michigan City, IN 46360, USA, 115 Lake Shore Drive
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo is Back! Our annual “merry-not-scary” event, returns to the Washington Park Zoo for guests of all ages! Families will love the festive decorations and photo opportunities. Pumpkin Chomping for the animals will take place as part of the Boo festivities. Animal Care Staff will provide animals with plenty of other seasonal goodies as well to stimulate natural behaviors. Guests, young and old, are encouraged to wear their costumes, and every child visitor will receive a goodie…

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Hesston Ghost Train

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Hesston Steam Museum @ 1201 E 1000 N, La Porte, IN 46350, USA, 1201 E 1000 N
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
+ Google Map
Hesston Ghost Train

Join us for one of the most popular events of the year on the last 3 weekends of October! Climb aboard the Hesston & Galena Creek Narrow Gauge Railroad for a ghostly trip of learning fun. Your steam train will travel through the haunted woods! This trip is appropriate for everyone, it's not too scary. The 7.5" gauge craftsman railroad, 14" gauge railroad, and steam sawmill will also be in operation! The Ghost Train has frightening fun for everyone! Trains…

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Trunk or Treat

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
First Church of God, 2020 E Lincolnway
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
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Trunk or Treat

Come out and join us for our annual Trunk or Treat celebration. Birth to 5th Grade students can come to First Church of God dressed up in their costumes. They will walk from trunk to trunk collecting candy!

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What Happens at the Library When the Lights Go Out

October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
LaPorte County Public Library, 904 Indiana Ave
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
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Lights Out

This family favorite event is back and better than ever for our 20th year of "What Happens At The Library When The Lights Go Out?" What will you see when the books come to life? Join us at the Main Library for stories that come to life telling tales of patience, determination, and what it means to try again! We welcome everyone to this FREE, fun-tastic, community event. Dress up like YOUR favorite book character or in your favorite costume…

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Hesston Ghost Train

October 30 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Hesston Steam Museum @ 1201 E 1000 N, La Porte, IN 46350, USA, 1201 E 1000 N
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
+ Google Map
Hesston Ghost Train

Join us for one of the most popular events of the year on the last 3 weekends of October! Climb aboard the Hesston & Galena Creek Narrow Gauge Railroad for a ghostly trip of learning fun. Your steam train will travel through the haunted woods! This trip is appropriate for everyone, it's not too scary. The 7.5" gauge craftsman railroad, 14" gauge railroad, and steam sawmill will also be in operation! The Ghost Train has frightening fun for everyone! Trains…

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Halloween Glow Throw

October 30 @ 12:00 pm
The Lucky Hatchet, 2050 E US Hwy 20
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Halloween Glow Throw

A SUPER SPECIAL Halloween version of our Glow Throw Event! Bring your reflective clothing, tape, face paint, glow sticks and of course, a costume!

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Grime Time

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Uptown Social, 907 Franklin St
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Grime Time

Pyrovizion Presents Grime Time w/ Ruvlo on October 30th @ Uptown Social! If you're looking for a Halloween party unlike any other then Uptown is where you need to be! Why settle for 1 DJ when you can have 8?!

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Boo at the Zoo

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Washington Park Zoo @ 115 Lake Shore Dr, Michigan City, IN 46360, USA, 115 Lake Shore Drive
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo is Back! Our annual “merry-not-scary” event, returns to the Washington Park Zoo for guests of all ages! Families will love the festive decorations and photo opportunities. Pumpkin Chomping for the animals will take place as part of the Boo festivities. Animal Care Staff will provide animals with plenty of other seasonal goodies as well to stimulate natural behaviors. Guests, young and old, are encouraged to wear their costumes, and every child visitor will receive a goodie…

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Hesston Ghost Train

October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Hesston Steam Museum @ 1201 E 1000 N, La Porte, IN 46350, USA, 1201 E 1000 N
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
+ Google Map
Hesston Ghost Train

Join us for one of the most popular events of the year on the last 3 weekends of October! Climb aboard the Hesston & Galena Creek Narrow Gauge Railroad for a ghostly trip of learning fun. Your steam train will travel through the haunted woods! This trip is appropriate for everyone, it's not too scary. The 7.5" gauge craftsman railroad, 14" gauge railroad, and steam sawmill will also be in operation! The Ghost Train has frightening fun for everyone! Trains…

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Haunted Trails & Family Fall Fest

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Haunted Trails Oct 31

Wear your Halloween costume for an afternoon of family-friendly scares. Trick-or-treat on haunted trails, enjoy temporary tattoos, crafts/games, a bonfire and food! Tickets will go on sale via our website once this event nears closer and will also be available at the door the day of the event. Kids ages 1-12 $2. 13 & over, $5.

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November 2021

Magic of Lights

November 19, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - January 2, 2022 @ 10:00 pm
LaPorte County Fairgrounds & Event Center, 2581 W State Rd 2
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
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Magic of LIghts

Magic of Lights, the first-ever holiday lights drive-thru spectacular in LaPorte County, is taking place this holiday season at The LaPorte County Fairgrounds and Event Center starting Friday, November 19. Don't miss out on an exclusive 10%-off pre-sale offer for LaPorte residents to purchase tickets starting Tuesday, October 5 at 10am through Friday, October 8, at 10am. Pre-sale tickets are valid for use throughout the Magic of Lights run! To redeem this limited-time offer, please visit Magic of Lights https://magicoflights.com/laporte…

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A Very Merry Christmas

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
A Very Merry Christmas

Shop in our winter wonderland at the LaPorte County Visitor Center while sipping hot apple cider or cinnamon tea. There will be local artisans on hand offering unique affordable holiday gift items. Many items can be personalized by the artist. Hosted by the Michigan City Art League Land of Lakes Art Alliance. Ornaments Clothing Jewelry Artwork Much More!

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Turkey Trot 2021

November 25 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
LaPorte County Family YMCA, 901 Michigan Ave
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
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LEDF Turkey Trot

The 8th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Run and Walk benefits the mission of the LaPorte Educational Development Foundation. Each year the LaPorte Turkey Trot keeps growing. We look forward to our biggest event this year! This year every participant, walkers, runners, joggers, sprinters, children, grandmothers, and everyone in between gets a shirt while supplies last, and they are going to be awesome. Sign up early to guarantee a shirt is reserved for you! We will be working on…

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LaPorte Christkindlmarkt

November 26 @ 11:00 am - November 28 @ 5:00 pm
LaPark Playground, 102 G St
LaPorte, 46350 United States
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LaPorte Christkindlmarkt

Quality art, crafts, toys and more. Christmas EVERYTHING! The Market will wrap around the ice skating rink and you'll be surrounded by the magical sights and sounds of German style Christmas markets done with small town American style! Santa, elves, and reindeer will make an appearance, with Live Christmas trees, garland, and wreaths, German bands and food, s’more roasting area with contained bonfires, and a Biergarten!

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December 2021

The Nutcracker

December 4
LaPorte Civic Auditorium @ 1001 Ridge St, La Porte, IN 46350, USA, 1001 Ridge Street
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
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Eclipse Performing Arts

The Nutcracker performance by Eclipse Performing Arts.

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Santa’s Candy Cane Express

December 4 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 12, 2021

Hesston Steam Museum @ 1201 E 1000 N, La Porte, IN 46350, USA, 1201 E 1000 N
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
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All aboard Santa’s Candy Cane Express…Don’t let the magic pass you by! Visit Santa as he arrives on the train at noon and bring a toy worth $5 or more to donate to Toys for Tots and we’ll give you a free train ticket.

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Santa’s Candy Cane Express

December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 12, 2021

Hesston Steam Museum @ 1201 E 1000 N, La Porte, IN 46350, USA, 1201 E 1000 N
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
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All aboard Santa’s Candy Cane Express…Don’t let the magic pass you by! Visit Santa as he arrives on the train at noon and bring a toy worth $5 or more to donate to Toys for Tots and we’ll give you a free train ticket.

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Santa’s Candy Cane Express

December 11 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 12, 2021

Hesston Steam Museum @ 1201 E 1000 N, La Porte, IN 46350, USA, 1201 E 1000 N
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
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All aboard Santa’s Candy Cane Express…Don’t let the magic pass you by! Visit Santa as he arrives on the train at noon and bring a toy worth $5 or more to donate to Toys for Tots and we’ll give you a free train ticket.

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27th Annual Holiday at the Pops

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LaPorte Civic Auditorium @ 1001 Ridge St, La Porte, IN 46350, USA, 1001 Ridge Street
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
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Holiday at the Pops

Join us for the 27th Annual Holiday at the Pops concert on Saturday, December 11, 2021, 7pm at the Civic Auditorium. LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra Music Director, Dr. Carolyn Watson, and Associate Conductor, Chuck Steck, will be co-conducting (a first!) this concert. The LCSO fund raiser is now selling tables of 10 for $2,500 and $1,200. Single tickets will go on sale October 1, 2021. For more information, contact the LCSO office at 219-362-9020 or by emailing executive@lcso.net.

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Santa’s Candy Cane Express

December 12 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 12, 2021

Hesston Steam Museum @ 1201 E 1000 N, La Porte, IN 46350, USA, 1201 E 1000 N
LaPorte, IN 46350 United States
+ Google Map

All aboard Santa’s Candy Cane Express…Don’t let the magic pass you by! Visit Santa as he arrives on the train at noon and bring a toy worth $5 or more to donate to Toys for Tots and we’ll give you a free train ticket.

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