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10 Fun Things To Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana: Adoption Event, Bridal Show, and Night of Jazz

Each week we will be bringing you 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana over the weekend, so you are never without something to do! This weekend theatrical opening, an adoption event, family camp, a Vegas night, a bridal show, a cat event, a fundraiser, a night of jazz, a snowshoe trek, an antique show, and more are all on tap for a fun weekend in Northwest Indiana!

Anything Goes Opening This Weekend
What's more fun than an ocean liner full of tap dancing chorines, gangsters, nightclub singers and young lovers? We can't think of anything either! Madcap antics aboard an ocean liner bound from New York to London.

Lakeshore PAWS to Host Adoption Event
Meet some of Lakeshore PAWS adoptable dogs and puppies on Saturday, February 22, from 10 am to 1 pm, at the Lakeshore PAWS location, 405 Elm Street, Suite B, in Valparaiso. This event is in conjunction with Coco's Canine Cabana. Along with lots of canines available for adoption, there will also be a four month old litter trained pig!

Family Camp With a Sweet Theme
Dunes Learning Center’s first overnight family program is already off to a “sweet” start. Their Focus on Maple Sugaring workshop, scheduled for February 21-22, will explore the history and science of maple sugaring through stories, crafts, games and hands-on activities—including the opportunity to tap one of their local Sugar Maples.

$5,000 "Show" Me the Money Raffle
Chicago Street Theatre will transform its stage into a gaming floor for their VEGAS BABY! Casino Nite on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 7 PM. Proceeds from the event will continue to support the theatre's arts programming and productions in the community. Gambling will allow participants to play a variety of games including: Poker, Blackjack, Texas Hold 'Em, Craps, and Roulette.

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The Ultimate Wedding Planning Event
The bridal event, sponsored by Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Burns Rent-Alls and Wedding Day Magazine, features hair and makeup demonstrations, wedding menu sampling from leading restaurants and caterers, floral displays, a wedding fashion show with the latest looks from area bridal and tux shops and music sampling from musicians and DJs. Local vendors also include photographers, jewelers, travel companies and more. Door prizes will be announced throughout the event.

Independent Cat Society's Sweetheart Day
Sweetheart Day will be on Saturday, February 22nd at the American Legion in Chesterton from 10-4. We will have the Sweetheart teams with all kinds of interesting goodies, gourmet box lunches with live music from 11-1, bake sale, raffles, toys, and of course personal appearances by the Sweethearts themselves.

Unmask Childhood Cancer with NICK
Please join us for a 21+ Masquerade Ball Cancer Benefit. Ticket price is $75 and will include a 5 hour open bar, family style meal, and a donation to N.I.C.K. Silent Auctions and Raffles will be held. Proceeds will benefit the Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids Foundation.

A Night of Jazz at Aberdeen
Did you miss doing something fun for that special someone on Valentine? Well, you still have time to impress your loved one with tickets to the Jazz at Aberdeen Big Band Dance. Bring that special someone to an evening of live music and dance. Live music performed by the VHS Jazz Bands!

Explore Winter on Snowshoes at Sunset
Come out to Sunset for a guided Snowshoe Hike on February 23, 2014, 1:00 pm. Space is limited to 18 people. Kids ages 10 and up are welcome as long as they are accompanied by an adult.

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce 2014 Antique Show
On February 22nd and 23rd the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its semi annual Antique Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds. The event will feature over 50 vendors for antique connoisseurs to enjoy.

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104 Indiana Ave
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) - 548 - 9137
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