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10 Fun Things to Do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana: April 1-3, 2016


The first weekend in April brings with it many great events and things to do in the Region. Theatre performances, concerts, antique shows, car shows, and more are set to go this weekend and they are ready for you! 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!

Towle Youth Theater Ensemble Presents World Premiere of "Mental"
The Towle Youth Theater Ensemble (TYTE) breaks new ground for its 2016 spring season with the world premiere of “Mental”, a drama written by a TYTE member, Isabel Zuniga and directed by Dan Brennan (Lisle, IL).

Portage Community Historical Society Antique Sale
The Portage Community Historical Society will be holding an antique sale on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Michigan City First Friday Art Walk
The galleries and merchants of the Uptown Arts District in Michigan City are continuing the First Friday tradition on First Friday April 1, from 5pm (CST) until 8pm or later. In addition to the list below several other venues and restaurants will be open. 

South Shore Orchestra:Puccini Requiem/ Vivaldi Gloria
South Shore Orchestra Debuts Symphonic Voices on April 1 at Memorial Opera House opening its 12th season with a spirited celebration of voice and orchestra. 

"Little Women" the musical at Footlight Theatre
With buoyant, joyful melodies, memorable characters, and a big-hearted message, "Little Women" the musical reminds us that sometimes when you dream, your dreams come true. 

Valparaiso University Hosts 31st Jazz Fest
Valparaiso University will host the 2016 Jazz Fest March 28 – April 2, featuring diverse workshops and performances including the Benny Green Trio and the legendary Count Basie Orchestra. 

Indoor Garage Sale
Come turn an unwanted treasure into a prized possession! Booths will feature a variety of items to choose from. It's free to enter and concessions will be available to purchase. For more information, call (219) 554-0155 or stop by the Jean Shepherd Community Center and reserve your spot today! 

40th Annual Duneland Woodcarvers Show
The 40th Annual Woodcarvers Show will take place in Woodland Park in Portage on April 2 10am-5pm and April 3 10am-4pm. There will be carving exhibitors, demonstrations, supplies for sale, wood working, prizes and food. 

PNW Calumet Auto Show
Calling all owners of classic and modern cars, trucks and bikes to participate in an auto show, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, April 3 at Purdue University Northwest’s Calumet campus—173rd Street parking lot. The charge to register a vehicle for inclusion in the show is $15 or $10 for early registration. Spectator admission is free, though donations will be appreciated. 

Stars Over Valpo 2016
On Sunday, April 3rd from 6:00 - 8:30 PM there will be concert at the V.U. Center for the Performing Arts: Stars Over Valpo. This review of local musicians (and one comic) is a fundraiser for WVLP, the local, not-for-profit community radio station. 

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Click here to see all of the events for April 2!

Click here to see all of the events for April 3!

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