Events

City-Wide Back to School Rally

Join us for games, food, fun, and prizes on Saturday, August 14, 2021, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM at Elston Field. Additionally, free school supplies and COVID vaccinations will be offered.

July 22nd, 2021|Events|

Tomfoolery Productions LLC presents: M&R Rush – Out Of The Basement!

Tomfoolery Productions LLC, in conjunction with the Indiana Ballet Theatre, is pleased to present rock legend M&R Rush as they continue their “Out of The Basement” 2021 concert tour!! Please join us on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at 7:30 PM for an evening of incredible music at the beautiful Central Park Plaza - Northwest Health Amphitheater in downtown Valparaiso, IN!! M&R Rush had its beginnings in the early 70's when a group of five high school friends from Chicago's Roseland neighborhood had a dream of making it in the music business. It wasn't long before M&R Rush had won a

July 20th, 2021|Events|

Hoosier Star

Join us at the Civic Auditorium on September 11, at 7 p.m. for the best singing competition of the year! SPECIAL THANKS TO DUNELAND MEDIA AND PARKISON & HINTON, INC., P.C., C.P.A.’S, HOOSIER STAR’S OFFICIAL VOTING TABULATORS!  

July 20th, 2021|Events|

Art Blitz at the Art Barn School of Art Sept 18-19th

Immerse yourself in all things creative. Roll up your sleeves or just relax and watch. Live music, food, painting, weavers, clay, kids activities, adult mini classes, fun for all ages. Art Blitz helps the Art Barn highlight its educational art offerings with participatory activities, an outdoor exhibition of regional art, and collaborations with other arts organizations. The festival is designed to encourage visitors and residents of all ages to actively engage in and view various art activities.  The Art Barn offers a beautiful natural setting ideal for outdoor Plein Air painting, and a variety of creative activities.  An engaging schedule

July 7th, 2021|Events|

Sunflower Fair September 18th

The Sunflower Fair in Downtown La Porte is one of the largest area festivals with over 100 craft and nonprofit vendors, food, entertainment, rides and more. Save the date for September 18th!

July 7th, 2021|Events|

Purdue Northwest Sinai Forum announces 68th season

The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) Sinai Forum announced a series of notable speakers for the upcoming season covering topics ranging from the pandemic response to justice issues to climate change. The forum’s 68th season will kick off at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17 with Deborah Birx, MD, world-renowned medical expert and former White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator. In addition to Birx, the acclaimed speakers series will feature Silicon Valley icon Steve “The Woz” Wozniak, civil rights lawyer and social justice activist Bryan Stevenson, Holocaust survivor Max Eisen, and internationally acclaimed nature photographer Paul Nicklen. “We are pleased to be able

June 25th, 2021|Events, Local News|

City of La Porte announces inaugural LakeFest event

The City of La Porte will be hosting its first-ever LakeFest this summer, according to Mayor Tom Dermody. Running July 30 through August 1, the festival boasts three days of music, art, food and fun for the whole family on La Porte's Pine, Stone and Clear lakes. Dermody said this event is the perfect opportunity to showcase the city's lakes and natural resources, as well as show neighboring communities what it means to be 'Livin' the Lake Life' in the City of La Porte. "We could not be more excited to bring this festival to the residents of our city and

May 28th, 2021|Events, Local News|

Lubeznik Arts Festival

The 2021 Lubeznik Arts Festival (LAF) will take place August 21 and 22 in Michigan City, Indiana. This popular festival held by Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) is currently in its 40th year. LAF is one of the highlights of summer in Northwest Indiana. It takes place on LCA’s grounds to connect festivalgoers to the organization’s dynamic programming and exhibitions. LCA’s summer blockbuster Bramson / Indiana / Lake will show works by Phyllis Bramson, Robert Indiana and Mayumi Lake. We select individual fine artists and fine crafters through a jury process. Additionally, LCA’s galleries will be available for use by regional galleries

May 24th, 2021|Events|

Tomfoolery Productions Announces Benefit for Indiana Ballet Theatre

Tomfoolery Productions LLC, in conjunction with the Indiana Ballet Theatre, is pleased to present rock legend M&R Rush as they continue their “Out of The Basement” 2021 concert tour. Please join us on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 7:30 PM for an evening of classic rock at the beautiful Central Park Plaza-Northwest Health Amphitheater in downtown Valparaiso, IN. Fundraising Event Indiana Ballet Theatre is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 school and performing company. Your support helps provide programming and outreach for children in underserved areas throughout Lake and Porter Counties. Ticket Availability Tickets for this event are priced at only $10 and

May 24th, 2021|Events, Local News|

The Prairie Magic Music Festival. August 14th.

The Prairie Magic Music Festival is a celebration of Rock, Americana, and Blues music that takes place on August 14, 2021 at Sunset Hill Farm County Park. This year, we’re celebrating women in the arts with an all-women lineup: Shemekia Copeland, Sarah Shook & the Disarmers, Crystal Bowersox, and Jackie Venson. Ticket sold through Eventbrite. Information about the Festival Bring your lawn chairs and sun shades to enjoy an afternoon of amazing music at our outdoor amphitheater. Food trucks, bounce houses, a beer garden, and kids activities will be available all day. Prairie Magic 2021 will provide food vendors, a

May 12th, 2021|Events, Local News|

Stuff A Bus at AL’S Super Market. Sept 25th

TEAM WIMS will be live at AL's on Franklin Street (Michigan City) SEPTEMBER 25th from 9-11am! First Trust Stuff a Bus! Making A Difference with Stuff A Bus and helping those in need with The Salvation Army Michigan City Corps and Community Center, Michigan City Area Schools, Al's Supermarkets, First Trust Credit Union, and WIMS.

May 10th, 2021|Events|

Hoosier Club of Indiana 2021 Schedule-subject to change

Hoosier Club of Indiana 2021 Schedule-subject to change. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Amy Brown at 574-360-9251. Check the link provided for additional information. 2021 Tourney's https://www.hoosiercohoclub.org/index.php/tournaments/2021-tourney-s   July 10 Bellman Oil Tony Wiatrowski Youth Tournament July 17 Club Championship Series #3 August 7 Club Championship Series #4

April 10th, 2021|Events|

Pipe Organ Music Sundays with First Congregational Church in Michigan City

Sundays from 10am-11am on WIMS. You can listen on AM 1420, 95.1FM and 106.7FM Valparaiso. Download the FREE tunein app as well. Don't forget about the FREE CONCERTS every Wednesday at 12PM at NOON at First Congregational Church in Michigan City.  This hour is brought to you by The First Congregational Church in Michigan City with George Dobie. 

February 3rd, 2021|Events|

Tour De Laporte

2021 Dates:August 20, 21, and 22La Porte, Indiana Team WIMS live 6-8amTour de La Porte offers short and long distance cycling, half marathon, 10K, 5K & trail run! Beginning in 2020, proceeds of this great event support La Porte Family YMCA. Your support through participation, sponsorship and volunteerism helps the La Porte Family YMCA make an even greater impact in our local community. The La Porte County Family YMCA is a leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We are a powerful association of men, women and children of all ages and stages of life, joined together

January 20th, 2021|Events|

GREAT LAKES GRAND PRIX

AUGUST 5 – 8, 2021 WASHINGTON PARK, MICHIGAN CITY, IN The award-winning Great Lakes Grand Prix features many of the world’s fastest and most powerful offshore power boats along with AquaX jet ski racing. Throughout this exciting free 4-day event, walk through Washington park and chat with racers, team members, boat and jet ski owners which also appear in the boat parade, block party and Taste of Michigan City. All weekend long, enjoy live entertainment, family fun, food, drinks and Racing! Team WIMS & WHFB out live! Great Lakes Grand Prix Wednesday, August 4thNoon – Golf Outing at Michigan City

January 20th, 2021|Events|
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