A little cold and rain couldn’t deter the La Porte community on Saturday afternoon as 25 local breweries and wineries gathered at the La Porte Civic Auditorium for the 3rd Annual La Pour Brew and Wine Fest. Still in its infancy, this festival was packed to the gills inside the auditorium which was filled with every kind of beer and wine that an aficionado could desire.
On Tuesday, Nov. 28, Shoreline Brewery and the Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) are teaming up to create #GivingBrewsDay, a homegrown, Michigan City way of celebrating #GivingTuesday, the annual global day of giving.
Veterans Day has been a national holiday, honoring individuals who have served in the United States Armed Forces of our great country since 1938. Northwest Indiana, The Region, has its fair share of both active and retired military personnel, including over a dozen activities around the area being held to honor our local heroes, both active and retired. This year, the City of Hammond Parks Department hosted their 4th Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Parade. The parade’s Grand Marshal and keynote speaker, Hammond’s 4th District Councilman and US Army Vietnam Veteran, William Emerson, Sr., 18th Combat Engineer Brigade, spoke about what makes the Hammond parade so special what it meant for him to be a major participant in it.
Cheer on your favorite MMA fighter on Friday, November 24 at HFC35 Black and Blue, featuring a lightweight bout between Corey Jackson and Brian Akins. The bouts start at 7 pm; tickets, starting at $40, are available at ticketmaster.com and in the Blue Chip Gift Box.
Every year for the past five years, Ideas in Motion Media has held their Annual Good Life Awards. With this year being the sixth time they have honored people and nonprofits in the local communities that have gone above and beyond the call of duty and ventured into a passionate benevolence.
Where else can a person mini-golf among zombies with their coworkers or battle head-to-head in an intense game of laser tag?
On Wednesday, October 25th, the Symphony of Dyer welcomed members of the community to their 3rd annual “Monster Mash” party. Chamber members, social workers, community partners, friends and family came together for a spooktacular night of fun Halloween merrymaking. Symphony of Dyer’s Director of Admissions and Marketing Kristie Palomo organized the evening’s festivities.
With year 1 in the books, the staff at The Symphony of Chesterton seemed devoted to outdo their inaugural Boos, Brews, & Brats celebration - and they did not disappoint! Armed with a more diverse food selection and more extravagant decorations than last year’s event, the new and returning guests alike were duly impressed.
Need to know where you can start your holiday shopping? Where you can attend an artist reception? What about the Christkindlmarket in Chicago? The colder season is here, but there are still plenty of fun events that you can enjoy by taking the South Shore Line!