Local Events and Live Remotes
  • Garwood Orchards Customer Appreciation Day October 17

    Join Ric Federighi and Team WIMS for a live broadcast and a day of Family Fun On The Farm at Garwood Orchards Saturday October 17 from 10A-1P.  It’s Garwood’s Customer Appreciation Day! Special activities for this one day only event includes wagon rides, guided tours, pumpkin painting, bounce houses, a mechanical bull, a magician and so much more! Check out their UPick selections, gelato bar and don’t forget to pick up some delicious pies, cookies, turnovers, mini-cheesecakes, breads or their FAMOUS Deep Fried Donuts at the Bake Shoppe! Garwood Orchards located at 5911 W 50 South, Laporte. (219) 362-4385.  Be sure to stop by and say hi to Ric and the Team!


  • The IU Health 2015 Women’s Fair Tuesday October 6

    Join Ric Federighi and Team WIMS Tuesday October 6 from 2P-6P at the Blue Chip Casino located at 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, IN for the 2015 I U Health Women’s Fair! Tons of giveaways, free screenings for blood pressure, glucose, osteoporosis, breast cancer, hearing, oral cancer, skin cancer, body fat analysis, live cooking demonstrations, an interactive living room exhibit, treadmill dancing, and much much more! For the first time EVER IU Health is offering free appointments at Women’s Fair for a Heart Cart Screening. Sample delicious and healthy appetizers brought to you exclusively by Chef Melody Prettyman and also Spire Farm-To-Fork Cuisine! We hope to see you there!


  • Rittenhouse Senior Ball Thursday October 8

    Join our very own Ric Federighi who will be the Master of Ceremonies Thursday October 8 from 5:30p-8p at the 3rd annual Senior Harvest Ball . The Senior Harvest Ball is a Michigan City Senior Center Fundraiser. Gather together for some joyful music and dancing to celebrate the harvest season. Dazzling appetizers, and desserts to be served.
    Admission is FREE for SENIORS for this Community Sponsored Event


  • The Little Black Dress Fashion Show Thursday October 15

    Do you love fashion? Don’t miss Goodwill’s Little Black Dress Fashion Show Luncheon at Avalon Manor in Merrillville on Thursday, October 15th. Stylist and Image Consultant, Kathy Friend, will host the program featuring the latest looks for fall. Doors open at 9:30 am for shopping 50% OFF in the Goodwill Boutique. The luncheon and fashion show begin at 11:00 am. WIMS-AM Partner and General Manager, Ric Federighi and Kristen Patterson, Executive Director of Grace Learning Center, will participate as Goodwill’s Celebrity Models. LaPorte Mayor, Blair Milo will share her thoughts on how working together strengthens community. Tickets are $45.00 per person before October 1st and $50.00 on or after that date. For more information, visit: www.GoodwillFashionShow.com, contact Sharron Steward at: (866) 649-7300, or email: FashionShow@Goodwill-ni.org. Purchase tickets online or at your nearest Goodwill Retail Store. See you there!


  • La Pour Brewfest Saturday November 7th

    Join Ric Federighi and Team WIMS at a live broadcast Saturday November 7th for the LaPour Brewfest. Come and enjoy the end of the season craft beer festival celebrating many local and national breweries with great food, beer and music. LaPour Brewfest is from 1-4p at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge St, LaPorte, IN


  • WIMS Events Heard Live And On WIMSRADIO.COM


    10/6/15 (Tuesday)- IU Health Woman’s Fair

    10/8/15 (Thursday) – Rittenhouse Senior harvest Ball 5:30p-8P

    10/9/15 (Friday) – Duneland Football – Michigan City @ LaPorte 6:30pm

    10/10/15 (Saturday) – GVSU @ Wayne State 6:00pm EST/5:00pm

    10/15/15 (Thursday) – Little Black Dress Fashion Show starting at 11a

    10/16/15 (Friday) – Duneland Football – Portage @ La Porte 6:30pm

    10/17/15 (Saturday) – GVSU vs. Michigan Tech 7:00pm EST/6:00 pm

    10/24/15 (Saturday) – GVSU vs. Findlay 7:00pm EST/6:00pm

    10/31/15 (Saturday) – GVSU @ Ashland 7:00pm EST/6:00pm

    11/6/15 (Friday) – United Way Event from 6p-10p

    11/7/15 (Saturday) – GVSU @ Tiffin 1:30pm EST/12:30pm

    11/7/15 (Saturday) – Brewfest live remote TBD

    11/14/15 (Saturday) – GVSU vs. Saginaw Valley State 1:00pm EST/ 12:00 pm