Saturday marks history for Winamac as the town celebrated their first annual Market Street Chili Festival. The fest was held and sponsored by the community’s Main Street organization, Wander Our Winamac, a group that focuses on building a vibrant downtown by providing social, commercial, and recreational opportunities for its people. Festivities invited nearby vendors, food trucks, and unique competition to the table.
On Thursday afternoon, Blue Chip Casino announced an expansion to their Stardust Event Center in Michigan City. The expansion is aimed at increasing capacity for larger events in the future.
On Saturday, Johnson’s Farm Produce was expecting to hold their first Sunflower Festival, but instead, they held a Sweet Corn Festival due to the unexpected weather damage to their sunflower plants. The Sweet Corn Festival offered family activities, food to taste, and produce to pick.
The streets and homes of Northwest Indiana are always full of light, and with light comes joy and happiness. NIPSCO has been lighting up our communities for over 100 years, and recently added a joyous spotlight for community leaders and organizations partnered with the company.
At many stages in life, everybody is looking to find the perfect home, community, and lifestyle. Some people enjoy amenities such as a pool, gaming center, or basketball/sand volleyball courts, and others may simply enjoy the peacefulness and calmness of the surrounding area. Everybody is different and has their own preferences, but at The Lakes Of Valparaiso Apartments, anybody is guaranteed to find the perfect home that compliments their variety of lifestyle interests.
A big year for Valparaiso! The 40th Annual Popcorn Festival was a popping success! Every year, it seems that the tradition celebrating Orville Redenbacher gets better and better. The ValpoLife crew hovered through the action, ready to capture every smile and victorious pose as runners reached the finish line, families and friends shared snacks, and festivity paraded through the streets.
Every wedding is special thanks to the people in it, but an excellent venue can elevate a memorable wedding to an unforgettable one for the couple and everyone involved. Zao Island, one of the Region’s most iconic locations, expanded their services this year by opening the GreenHouse Wedding and Event Center, a beautiful building that offers an upscale wedding experience without sacrificing any of the unique fun Zao Island is known for.
The Valparaiso Popcorn Festival and Parade is coming back for its 40th year! September 8th marks the big day and promises to bring a day of fun and excitement to all who attend. Keep in mind, this festival brings families and visitors from all over, making it an exceptional experience for all involved.
In its second decade, the Sand Creek Country Club has continued to recognize and thank its loyal patrons for their extraordinary support by hosting their annual Labor Day Party. With over 400 people in attendance, the Labor Day celebration is one of the largest events Sand Creek hosts, inviting guests and their families to enjoy the last hoorah of summer.
Every year before Labor Day, Von Tobel hosts their annual contractors luncheon, an event that brings their loyal customers together for a day of food, door prizes, and fun. On Friday, the sun shone brightly on the crowded parking lot as burgers and hot dogs sizzled on the grill for all to enjoy.
The National Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting is moving along quickly as it prepares for a 2018 debut, and it got a huge boost on Wednesday when Centier Bank presented the museum with a $250,000 check.