Lubeznik Center for the Arts Lakefront Festival
Celebrating 33 Years of Fine Art in Michigan City’s Lakefront Washington Park. Saturday, August 16, 10 am – 6 pm (CDT) | Sunday, August 17, 10 am – 5 pm (CDT). Visit lubeznikcenter.org for details. Featuring over 100 fine artists and crafts people from around the country.
Artist demonstrations, beachfront food court, and a free children’s activity tent. Proceeds of the festival benefit LCA exhibitions, programs, and education outreach across the region.
“God of Carnage” at Footlight Players in Michigan City August 1-3, 7-10
A playground altercation between eleven-year-old boys brings together two sets of Brooklyn parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. At first, diplomatic niceties are observed, but as the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tensions emerge and the gloves come off, leaving the couples with more than just their liberal principles in tatters.
Great Lakes Super Boat Grand Prix July 31-August
For a detailed event schedule got o Michigancitylaporte.com or wimsradio.com and click on the CVB headline banner. WIMS will be out LIVE at the Taste of Michigan City-The Great Lakes Boat Parade and the Great Lakes Grand Prix Boat Races.
Brewer’s Brawl this Sunday July 27th in Washington Park
The United Way of LaPorte County, the LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau and The Northwest Indiana Leaders Young Professional Network is hosting the 2nd annual Midwest Brewer’s Brawl on Sunday July 27 in Washington Park. Regional brewers will be competing for various awards, food is from Blue Chip Casino, live music by Jim Post and craft beers are all part of the fun. General admission (ages 21 and over) is $40. VIP tickets are $60 and include an event t-shirt and complimentary food from Blue Chip Casino. T-shirts can be purchased for a $10 donation to United Way. All proceeds will benefit the United Way of LaPorte County to fund Minds in Motion. For ticket purchases or general information go to www.brewersbrawl.com. Ric Federighi-TEAM WIMS will emcee.
AARP Driver Safety Class Wednesday July 30 from 1p-5p Rittenhouse
AARP’s Driver Safety class is scheduled to be held at Rittenhouse Senior Living of Michigan City onWednesday, July 30th from 1-5pm. This is a 4-hour class aimed at keeping older drivers on the road safely. Cars have changed. So have traffic rules, driving conditions, and the roads we travel every day. Some drivers age 55+ have never looked back since they got their first driver’s license, but even the most experienced drivers can benefit from brushing up on their driving skills. The cost to AAPR members is only $15 and only $20 for non-AARP members. To register for this class, contact Rittenhouse Senior Living at 219.872.6800. On the day of the class you must have your AARP membership card to receive the discount and your driver’s license. Refreshments will be provided- compliments of Rittenhouse Senior Living.