Day of Giving at PNW
Purdue University Northwest hopes to inspire superheroes among its alumni, faculty, staff, parents, friends and students by making a pledge of support during the Purdue Northwest Day of Giving on Wednesday, April 25. The once-a-year event is a non-stop, 24-hour opportunity to support PNW’s student scholarships, academic programs, athletics and more. For more information about PNW, visit www.pnw.edu
Spring Out to Sunset Festival
Come celebrate Spring at Sunset Hill Farm for the Spring Out to Sunset Festival on Saturday, May 19th from 12pm – 5pm.
Enjoy watching a Sunset Hill Colonels old fashioned baseball game, or taking the kids to the bounce houses, pony rides, and twisted balloons. Adults can also enjoy the beer garden, homebrew contest, BBQ contest, music, food vendors, and much more!
Team WIMS will also be broadcasting live from the event! Sunset Hill Farm is located at 775 Meridian Rd in Valparaiso.
Tickets will be sold at the event for $5 per car. For more information, visit portercounty parks.org.
Shipshewana on the Road
Shipshewana on the Road will be at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point on Saturday April 28th from 10am-8om, and Sunday April 29th from 9am-6pm. Admission is $4.00 per person.
Pioneerland Pork Chip DinnerYou can fill up on a delicious pork chop dinner this month and help LaPorte’s beloved Pioneerland too! The Pioneerland Development Committee’s 15th annual pork chop dinner will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. April 28 in the Community Building at the LaPorte County Fairgrounds in LaPorte, with all proceeds going to the maintenance of the historic village on the grounds which depicts the 1800-1840s period. Come hungry for pork chops, side dishes and an array of homemade desserts. Make sure to visit Pioneerland itself during the LaPorte County Fair July 8-14 and see the dozen buildings that include a log cabin, blacksmith shop, barn, post office and more. Group tours also are available.https://www.michigancitylaporte.com/event/pioneer-land-development-committee-pork-chop-dinner/
Sips, Suds and Songs: May 18th, 6pm-9pm
Sips, Suds and Songs: In the Garden at Barker Mansion, celebrates Spring with the welcoming of Summer in Michigan City Indiana along the beautiful Southern Lake Shore. Enjoy Sips of fine wine from Shady Creek Winery, Suds from Zorn Brew Works and Songs from Steve and Mary E., along with Harpist – Debra Sawyer, Guitarist/Singer, Sandy Rubenstein and guitarist/singer, Ron Spears.
For more details and tickets, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sips-suds-and-songs-tickets-43342142515
Opening Day for the Chesterton European Market: May 5th 8am-2pm
The beloved Chesterton European Market will officially kick off the 2018 market season on May 5th. Come out and see all of your favorite returning vendors, along with some new ones. There will be live music and that special market feeling that is so unique to The Chesterton European Market!
Team WIMS will be broadcasting live from the European Market!
July 4th La Porte Parade in Downtown La Porte, Indiana
Join TEAM WIMS with live coverage and another fun filled year at the La Porte Parade on Lincolnway. Be among several thousand spectators and several hundred floats as the city of La Porte is Capital of Indiana for a day.
Great Lakes Grand Prix 2018-10th Anniversary August 3rd-5th
Join TEAM WIMS and TEAM WHFB for the 10th Annual Great Lakes Grand Prix 2018 weekend. Meet the racers, their crews and enjoy non stop family fun at the Taste of Michigan City, Great Lakes Boat Parade and Great Lakes Grand Prix 2018. Live Broadcasts all weekend long. Keep it set to WIMS/WHFB for all race information. For more information contact 219-872-5055. Ask for Jane Daley or Rick Wright.