Events

DINO Encounters at Laporte County Fair

The Dino Encounters Show at Laporte County Fair! Travel back in time 65 million years to the Cretaceous period! Audiences will be introduced to and learn about five different dinosaurs that were all found in North America. Through the use of audience participation, realistic dinosaur puppets, music, humor and special effects, Dino Encounters teaches audiences about geological time periods, species adaptation, prehistoric environments, the scientific method, and much more! Audiences will get to meet and interact with several life size, realistic Dinosaur puppets. Feel free to check out their website at www.dinoencounters.com! There will be three shows daily at 11:00am,

June 7th, 2021|Events, Local News|

CorkScrew & Brew and the Duneland Fireworks

TEAM WIMS out live! June 19th 11a-1p! Set in Chesterton’s beautiful Thomas Centennial Park, the Sixth Annual Corkscrew & Brew will gather local wineries and breweries for this summer, tasting. This event is a fundraiser for the Duneland Chamber of Commerce and Thomas Centennial Park. Confirmed Vendors: 10-56 Brewing Co Aftermath Winery & Cidery Chesterton Brewery Four Fathers Brewing Ironwood Brewing Co. MashCraft Brewing Company Misbeehavin' Meads Revolution Brewing Running Vines Winery Shoreline Brewery Studebaker Brewing Co. The Devil’s Trumpet Brewing Co. Wildrose Brewing Zorn Brew Works more to be announced.... Tickets: $40 general admission/$10 designated driver 21+ EVENT State

June 3rd, 2021|Events, Local News|

Gov. Holcomb Signs COVID-19 Executive Orders

Governor Eric J. Holcomb signed Executive Order 21-14 to extend the public health emergency.  Continuation of the public health emergency allows certain individuals who otherwise would not be eligible to administer COVID-19 vaccinations and allows the state to continue to receive pandemic emergency funds for programs such as the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. He also signed Executive Order 21-15 to adjust and lift other requirements beginning June 1. The Executive Order changes include: Removing the mask mandate while in state facilities, except for anyone inside any these state government congregate facilities – the

May 28th, 2021|Events|

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|

Ready 2 Work Job Hiring Event May26th & Play Day Golf Outing July16th

THE LAPORTE ECONOMIC ADVANCEMENT PARTNERSHIP IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE CENTER OF WORKFORCE INNOVATIONS AND WORKONE PRESENT Ready 2 Work Job Hiring Event! Let us help you find the perfect position for you at Alexandria Moulding, American Licorice Company, American Renolit, Blue Chip Casino, E-Pak Machinery, Inc., Fiberbond, Indiana Dept. of Transportation, La Porte County Family YMCA, Northwest Health, Sodexo, WeConnect, and more! Pre-Register at https://tinyurl.com/2tvcac4c and sign in upon arrival for a chance to win a $200 Visa Gift Card! MAY 26,2021|3PM -6PM LA PORTE CIVIC AUDITORIUM This event is open to the public. LEAP will follow all social distancing guide

May 24th, 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|

RED, WINE, & BREW

July 2nd join us for Red, Wine, & Brew supporting local heroes with Eddie Montgomery from Montgomery Gentry. Along with John Michael Montgomery, Dillon Carmichael, & Walker Montgomery. The Montgomery Family Reunion at the Summit! Bethany Church Community Events with Dunes Hospice. Tickets & Info: 219-362-3312 ourlocalheroes.USAll Ages event. VIP Tickets: Beer/Wine tasting. FireWorks Finale! July Benefit for First Responders. Craft Beer/Wine Tasting & Great Food Nashville Stars Performing Live.

May 6th, 2021|Events|

Duneland Chamber of Commerce-Chesterton’s European Market

Join us at Chesterton’s European Market every Saturday through the end of October in historic downtown Chesterton. From 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, visit us at Broadway and Third Street, next to Thomas Centennial Park. We’re located two miles south of the Indiana Dunes at Lake Michigan, and our Market is easily accessible from Interstate 94 to exit 26A or via the 80/90 Toll Road to exit 31. Our European Market provides a strong tradition of quality shopping, live entertainment, and a festive community experience. Our artists, chefs, merchants, and farmers travel to our Market from across Indiana, Michigan, and

April 27th, 2021|Events|

Meals on Wheels Shoe Drive for Laporte County

Laporte County Meals on Wheels Shoe Drive will be from April 1 - May 31. 4 Locations in Michigan City and 3 in Laporte. Meals on Wheels provides therapeutically prepared nutritious hot meals delivered to homebound, seniors and disabled persons. The continued support of the community and selfless volunteers make this possible.

April 16th, 2021|Events, Local News|

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   June 12 Powder Puff Tournament June 19 Club Championship Series #2 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!

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. This hour is brought to you by The First Congregational Church in Michigan City with George Dobie. 

February 3rd, 2021|Events|

175th Annual LAPORTE COUNTY FAIR

Team 95.1 FM/AM 1420 WIMS & 102.5 FM/AM 1060 WHFB Liveat 175th Annual LAPORTE COUNTY FAIR July 10th – July 17th, 2021. Family Fun, 4-H Events, Demolition Derby, Figure 8 Demolition Derby, Bear Hollow Wood Carvers, Truck and Tractor Pull, Carnival Rides, Guess who is performing this year.. Toby Keith & Laine Hardy July 15th. Chase Rice July 14th. Show starts at 8pm! Go to lpfair.com for more events and information.   Ric Federighi & Mariah Land, along with Team WIMS & WHFB will be on site.   Stay tuned for more updates coming soon.

January 28th, 2021|Events|
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