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Sweet Corn Festival Welcomes All to Johnson's Farm


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.

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7th Annual NIPSCO Luminary Awards Shine a Spotlight on Community Leaders


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.

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A Scary Good Time: Here Come the Mummies to Perform at Blue Chip October 5, 2018


Here Come the Mummies, an eight-piece funk-rock band of 5,000 year-old Egyptian mummies, comes to Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, Indiana on Friday, October 5 at 8 pm in the Stardust Event Center.

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Fall-Themed Drinks Bring Excitement for the Season Thanks to Indiana Beverage


Autumn is nearly here and Indiana Beverage is getting ready with a lineup of amazing beverages to follow suit. The Lifer crew had the chance to sample some of these fall-focused flavors and had a blast getting into the spirit. Cool temps may mean bundling up, but some of these beers had us kicking back and embracing the season in all its glory.

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Lakes of Valparaiso Welcomes Residents to a Nacho Bar Dinner, Fostering Community and Connections


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.

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The 2018 Popcorn Festival Recap


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.

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The GreenHouse at Zao Island Offers Upscale, Elegant, and Entertaining Weddings and Events


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.

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The Region Slips Into Heels for Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana


Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana continues to support the community through many outlets, such as its unique fundraising approach. One prime example is the fundraising event Heels for Meals. The event prompts guests to sport the funkiest, most outrageous heels, flats, or socks in order to compete for the winning spot in those three different categories. Heels for Meals was specifically designed to raise funds for the Meals on Wheels endowment fund in order to support their long term service to the community.

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2018 Valparaiso Popcorn Festival Guide


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.

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Sand Creek Country Club Celebrates the End of Summer and Community at Annual Labor Day Party


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.

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The Monterey Days Festival Brings a Unique Twist to the Typical Indiana Festival Experience


The summer and fall seasons in Northwest Indiana are known to be filled with festivals that range from hundreds to thousands in attendance with an assortment of activities and entertainment. The Monterey Days Festival in Pulaski County is one that stands out from the crowd, as they provide their unique, small-town touch. This year marks its 21st year of festivities and continues to bring an eclectic twist to the Indiana festival scene we know and love.

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