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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI July 13 - July 15, 2018


Time to enjoy summer in the area with a fun filled weekend! Try some ethnic Greek food at the Grecian Festival, watch a vintage baseball game featuring the Sunset Hills Colonels V. Chicago Salmon, enjoy the action of Northwest Indiana's roller derby league, or any of the many other choices this weekend! Check out our 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana for July 13th - 15th!

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July 13: Taste and Tribute Concert Featuring Johnny V. - Michigan City, IN
Friendship Botanic Gardens will host an evening of musical entertainment featuring local artist Johnny V at the Taste and Tribute Concert. He is a singer/songwriter that offers music from genres such as blues, folk and Americana and is sure to keep the audience’s attention!

July 13: Schererville Parks Hocus Pocus - Schererville, IN
For a specail screening watch the classic Hocus Pocus at Redar Park for Spooky Friday the 13th.

July 13 & 15: Dunes Summer Theatre Presents 2 Evenings of Man of La Mancha - Michigan City, IN
Set in the late sixteenth century, Man of La Mancha tells the story of a failed author-soldier-actor and tax collector Miguel de Cervantes who has been thrown into a dungeon by the Spanish Inquisition, along with his manservant, Sancho, for foreclosing on a monastery.

July 13 - 15: 48th Annual Merrillville Grecian Festival - Merrillville, IN
The Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Church will be hosting its 48th annual Grecian Festival on the Church grounds on July 13, 14, 15 th . Festivities include and Greek music, dancing, gift shop, beer garden and homemade Greek pastries.

July 13 - 15: Nativity Fest - Portage, IN
Located at the Nativity of Our Savior Church, the festival will have numerous entertainment like live music, bingo, casino games, car & bike cruise, and much more.

July 14: Touch a Truck 2018 - Valparaiso, IN
Access to over 40 vehicles including fire, police, emergency vehicles, helicopter, race cars, monster trucks, semis and much more. Included with price of admission is a foam field, bounce house, Tiny Tot Riding Experience, R2D2 and wagon rides. $20 cash per car load.

July 14: Sunset Hills Colonels V. Chicago Salmon Vintage Baseball - Valparaiso, IN
This home game is played at beautiful Sunset Hill Farm County Park near the corner of Meridian Rd. and Highway 6. The Saturday night match-up is the Sunset Hills Colonels V. the Chicago Salmon in vintage baseball style so come take a trip back in time for a classic baseball game.

July 14: Southlake Nissan USO Barbecue for the Troops Community Fundraising Event - Merrillville, IN
Chicagoland new-car dealers are once again on a summertime mission to raise awareness and funds for local troops and their families. On Saturday, July 14, Southlake Nissan is firing up the grill to host a community fundraising event with food and fun for all ages. The proceeds raised will directly support local military and their families.

July 14: South Shore Roller Girls 5th Birthday Bout & Double Header - Hammond, IN
Join Northwest Indiana’s roller derby league, the South Shore Roller Girls, during their double header and celebration of their fifth birthday! On Saturday, July 14, 2018, SSRG continues the season with a double header at the Hammond Civic Center (5825 S Sohl Ave) in Hammond, Indiana.

July 15: Flashback Cinema: Top Gun at the Portage 16 IMAX + GDX - Portage, IN
A celebration of the heroism of Navy pilots that has some of the best aerial scenes ever filmed. It’s also the movie that made Tom Cruise a star. The soundtrack album, with songs by Kenny Loggins and Berlin, including the Academy Award-winning Take My Breath Away, went platinum 9 times. Kelly McGillis co-stars as a flight instructor romantically drawn to the reckless “Maverick” (Cruise).

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