The Barker Mansion In Michigan City will be open for the First Fridays Art Walk on September 6 from 5-8 pm. Guests will be able to explore the first floor and gardens of the mansion for free. Refreshments will be served, and a short film on the history of the Barker Family will be available. Works by local artist Ron Fraser will be on display in the mansion drawing-room. Ron Fraser is a former architectural draftsman and storyboard illustrator who enjoys painting Lake Michigan and local scenes in acrylic or watercolor. Fraser will be bringing several pieces which depict Michigan City scenes including Trail Creek and postcards with reproductions of his work will be on sale. The Barker Mansion is located at 631 Washington Street in Michigan City. Visit or call 219-873-1520 for details.