Local Events and Live Remotes
  • Dancing Like A Star – Friday May 27th



    Join Master of Ceremonies, Ric Federighi on Friday, May 27th in the Stardust Ballroom at the Blue Chip Casino, for the 2nd Annual Dancing Like A Star competition. At this exciting event, local celebrities and their professional dancer partners will face off to raise funds for our La Porte County Family YMCA scholarship fund.Doors open at 6 pm. with a cocktail hour followed by dinner at 6:45 pm. The dancing festivities will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale for $65.00 per person. Your ticket price includes a delicious plated dinner. For those who wish to attend the event without dinner, tickets are on sale for $25.00 per person. A cash bar is also available. Purchase tickets online at www.lpymca.org under the Events tab, or contact Jessica Schutz at {219} 325-9622 or [email protected] for more information.



  • Maple City Grand Prix – Friday June 3rd Through Sunday June 5th



    Don’t miss the world’s fastest tunnel boats as they handle right and left turns, switching directions on a dime and reaching speeds over 100 miles per hour in the 4th Annual Maple City Grand Prix on Stone Lake in LaPorte.The Maple City Grand Prix will feature 3 days of racing, VIP racer parties, food, drinks, bands on the beach, fun for kids, a boat parade and block party in downtown. Join Ric Federighi and Team WIMS for this fabulous local event! WIMS will be broadcasting live throughout the weekend. For a complete schedule of events visit maplecitygrandprix.com or contact Thaddeus Cutler at 219 362-3178 or Brett Binversie at 219 362-2325



  • Queen of All Saints Parish Festival – Thursday June 9th Through Sunday June 12th


    The Queen of All Saints Parish Festival is an annual event featuring music, food, fun, rides, a beer garden, bingo, crafts, kids’ games and more. This year the Festival will be held Thursday June 9th through Sunday June 12th. Join Ric Federighi and Team WIMS for a live broadcast on Saturday June 11th from 1-3p.  Come on out to this fun family event at the Queen of All Saints Parish 606 S. Woodland Ave in Michigan City. For more information keep listening to AM 1420 WIMS or visit www.qas.org/events.


    Queen of all Saints Parish Festival

  • Festival of the Lakes – Wednesday July 20th Through Sunday July 24th


    Festival of the Lakes comes to Wolf Lake Park, 2938 S. Calumet Ave in Hammond Indiana, July 20th through July 24th, bringing with it all the concert entertainment and family fun you have come to expect.  The Festival of the Lakes is a five-day celebration of the summer season. You can enjoy a variety of food and beverage options as well as live entertainment from multiple music performers.  On July 20th it’s The Spaniels Forever plus a headline act to be announced. On the 21st it’s the Eli Young Band and Jamrose. On the 22nd check out George Thorogood and the Destroyers plus The Steepwater Band. On the 23rd don’t miss Ludacris. On the 24th it’s  Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizarraga. All shows start at 7pm. For more information stay tuned to AM 1420 WIMS or visit www.festivalofthelakes.com


  • 8th Annual Great Lakes Grand Prix – Thursday August 4th Through Sunday August 8th


    The Great Lakes Super Boat Grand Prix will be held August 4th through August 7th at Washington Park Beach in Michigan City. Join TEAM WIMS and Team WHFB as we broadcast live all weekend long. The Great Lakes Grand Prix is part of the Super Boat International offshore powerboat racing schedule and will feature many of the world’s fastest and most powerful offshore power boats speeding past spectators on Washington Park Beach at speeds nearing 150 miles per hour. Throughout this exciting 3-day event, walk through the park and chat with racers, team members and boat owners while getting up close and personal with these mammoth watercraft which will also appear in the boat parade, block party and Taste of Michigan City. Stay tuned to WIMS AM 1420 and WHFB AM 1060 or visit www.michigancitysuperboat.com for more information.





  • Berrien County Youth Fair – Monday August 15th through Saturday August 20th


    Country music fans will be entertained by Season 7 winner of “The Voice” – Craig Wayne Boyd, with special guest Caroline Kole on Wednesday. Thursday fans will get a blast from the past as “The Happy Together Tour” comes to town. Comprised of six headline artists from some of the best musical talent from the sixties and seventies, the lineup includes hosts “The Turtles – featuring Flo & Eddie”, “Chuck Negron – formerly of Three Dog Night”, “Mark Lindsay – formerly of Paul Revere and the Raiders”, “Gary Puckett & The Union Gap”, “The Cowsills”, and “The Spencer Davis Group starring Spencer Davis” . Tractor pull fans will also get to enjoy two nights of diesel pulling fun with truck and tractor pulls taking place on Monday and Saturday night of the 2016 fair week. Crowd favorite Circus Continental will return on Tuesday, August 16 and Bullmania will return on Friday, August 19. For more information and tickets visit www.bcyf.org




  • 2016 WIMS Live Events and Remote Broadcast Schedule


    05/27/16 (Friday) – Dancing With The Stars from 7p-10p Blue Chip Casino Stardust Events Center

    06/03/16 (Friday) – Maple City Grand Prix Parade 6p-9pm

    06/04/16 (Saturday) – Maple City Grand Prix Event 6p-8p

    06/05/16 (Sunday) – Maple City Grand Prix Races 10:30a-2p  Stone Lake

    06/11/16 (Saturday) – Queen Of All Saints Fest live remote from 1p-3p

    7/20-24/16 (Wed-Sun)- Festival of the Lakes-festivalofthelakes.com

    08/04-07/16 (Fri-Sun)- Great Lakes Grand Prix 2016 -Boat Races-Parade and Taste of Michigan City

    8/15-20/16  (Mon-Sat) -Berrien County Youth Fair 2016 -bcyf.org

    08/21/16 (Sunday) – Lubeznik Center live broadcast WIMS/WHFB 11a-1p CST

    09/07/16 (Wednesday) – Rittenhouse of Michigan City live event 11am-1pm

    09/10/16 (Saturday) – First Trust Credit Union/Al’s on Franklin St. in Michigan City -Stuff-A-Bus 9a-12n