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10 Fun Things to Do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana: February 19-21, 2016


We've got a busy weekend that's filled with some really great events. Dinners, music, theatre, regional celebrations, this weekend has it all! Do you have an event you'd like to share? Just send us an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we'll add it to our event calendar!

219 Day Celebration
Are you ready, Region? We're throwing you a party! Join us at the Civic Center to celebrate all things Region. Dick Diamond and the Dusters are set to headline the stage along with famous Regionites reflecting on what makes Da Region so awesome. We'll have local food vendors, beer brewed in the 219, and more. 

Wine Down Dinners at Shady Creek Winery
Come and get out of the cold at Shady Creek Winery with our weekly Wine Down Dinners. Doors Open at 3:00. Dinner Served at 6:00. Reservations required for dinner. 

Indiana Ballet Theatre Presents "Kaleidoscope"
Northwest Indiana's only and premier contemporary dance show, Kaleidoscope, is set to perform on Valparaiso University Center for the Art's stage on February 19th and 20th at 7:00pm. 

IUN Presents ‘Jitney’ by August Wilson
Indiana University Northwest’s Department of Minority Studies, in partnership with the Office of Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs, invites the campus and community to celebrate Black History Month with a theatrical look at the Black American experience. 

The Wizard of Oz at the Memorial Opera House
The classic story we all know and love comes to life on the Opera House Stage. When a nasty neighbor threatens to have Toto put to sleep, Dorothy Gale takes her beloved pet and runs away. A cyclone appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the Emerald City where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the Wizard of Oz will help them, before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them. 

Lights Up Sound Down: February 2016
Lights Up Sound Down is back this Saturday. Now showing Kung Fu Panda 3! Lights Up Sound Down is a recurring event taking place on the third Saturday each month from 10am-1pm. Planned by Jacob’s Ladder, at the Portage IMAX Theater (6550 American Way, Portage, IN). 

2016 NWI Comic-Con
The 2016 (Northwest Indiana) NWI Comic-Con is a smaller mid-size comic book convention that is more about comics, creators and fans than actors and celebrities. Meet the creators behind the books. Chat with various Artists, Writers, Publishers and more. Purchase new and vintage comic books and toys. Meet some phenomenal Cosplayers and have a great time. 

Franciscan Alliance Day of Dance
Join us for another heart-beating, feet-tapping, finger-snapping, laughter-filled day to kick up your health. Free health screenings, dancing, shopping, health seminars, and great prizes will make for a fun-filled day. New this year is a session on "Exercise For Everyone" and "Re-Think Your Recipes". Registration for Day of Dance is required. 

Family Day at Culver’s of Valparaiso
Culver's of Valparaiso will be hosting a Family Day on February 21st, 2016 between 10:30 AM-10:00 PM. If you would like to have a portion of your order to benefit Emma's Footprints, just mention it to the order taker. We will print a receipt for you to sign for credit towards Emma's Footprints. If you have any questions, please call Culver's of Valparaiso and we will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.

Bride Blu 2016
Bride Blu, Northwest Indiana's Premier Bridal Fair, will be taking place on Sunday, February 21, 2016, from noon - 3:00pm. Join us in the Stardust Event Center from Noon to 3:00pm for Exhibitors, Fashion Show and enter for a chance to win a Las Vegas Trip Giveaway.

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