Local Events and Live Remotes
  • The Rittenhouse Village Annual Food Drive – NOW Through November 17th


    Help Rittenhouse Village reach their goal for their annual Food Drive from now until November 17th! The Michigan City local food bank struggles every fall and winter with providing enough food for our community. Over 800 families in Michigan City seek food donations at the Salvation Army each day. Rittenhouse Village’s goal is to collect 150 pounds of food by November 17th! Bring your donations to their drop off site at Rittenhouse Village 4300 Cleveland Ave. in Michigan City.


  • Goodwill’s Little Black Dress Fashion Show and Lunch Thursday November 3rd


    Join Ric Federighi and Team WIMS at Goodwill’s Little Black Dress Fashion Show on Thursday November 3rd at the Avalon Manor, 3550 East US Route 30 in Merrillville. Enjoy an elegant lunch, a fashion show and shopping 50% off at the onsite boutique. See the hottest looks for fall! The event begins at 9:30am. The boutique opens at 10a so there will be time to shop before the fashion show begins at 11a. After the fashion show the boutique will reopen and you will have the opportunity to do some more shopping for cloths, shoes, accessories and even the outfits worn by the fashion show models. For more information visit goodwillfashionshow.com or call 866 649-7300. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased online or at your nearest Goodwill retail store.


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    The Al’s Supermarkets Food Fair is coming to WIMS Wednesday, November 9th, during the Ric Federighi Morning Show. Great food, holiday recipe ideas and information on what’s going on at all Al’s Supermarkets. Don’t miss all the fun and check out our contests page to enter for a chance to be part of the fun!


  • Deer Widows Weekend November 11-13 At The Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets


    Don’t miss the Deer Widows Weekend November 11-13 at the Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets. It’s going to be a weekend of special sales, giveaways and prizes!


    Friday be first in line at Columbia Sportswear for multiple people to win a $25 gift-card with chances to win prizes while standing in line.


    Saturday Ric Federighi, Team WIMS and Team WHFB will be broadcasting live from 8:15a – 10:15a. The first 100 people in line at Vanity Fair and Under Armour have a chance to WIN BIG BUCKS. Receive a scratch off to win a gift card worth up to $100.00.


    On Sunday don’t miss the Sunday Block Party taking place at Tommy Hilfiger! Be first in line to receive a swag bag full of goodies. There will also be chances to win gift cards.





  • UNITED WAY 1940’s & 50’s USO Tribute Friday November 11th


    Come join Masters of Ceremonies WIMS’ Ric Federighi and the United Way of La Porte County’s Dave Sisk on Friday November 11th at the Blue Chip Casino for a Night with The USO “(United Serving Others)” A 1940’s and 50’s style USO theme event supporting Armed Forces and America. There will be an open bar with specialty drinks & cocktails, all you can eat food from local establishments, 50+ of silent auction items and so much more! Dress in your best military attire and join over 600 guests from throughout Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan! For sponsorship and tickets visit unitedwaylpc.org.


  • Theatre at The Center Presents ANNIE WARBUCKS – November 17 – December 18


    All the ingredients that made ANNIE so successful return in its sequel, ANNIE WARBUCKS; with an added old-fashioned romance thrown in for good measure! The action picks up where ANNIE left off, when Child Welfare Commissioner Harriet Doyle arrives on the scene to inform Daddy Warbucks he must marry in 60 days so the newly adopted Annie can have a proper mother. In the end, Daddy Warbucks’ whirlwind search for a fitting bride uncovers not only a plot by Doyle and her daughter to strip him of his fortune, but also his true feelings for Miss Grace Farrell, his faithful secretary who has loved Annie from the start. ANNIE WARBUCKS runs November 17 to December 18. For more information visit theatreatthecenter.com or call the box office to reserve your theatre tickets at 219 836-3255


  • Life Care Center of Michigan City’s Annual Gingerbread House Building Contest – December 16th


    Join Ric Federighi and Team WIMS Friday, December 16th at Life Care of Michighan City,  802 U.S. Highway 20 E for their Annual Gingerbread House Building Contest! Get into the holiday spirit with this fun event! The facility-wide contest is open to residents and associates and WIMS will be broadcasting live from 11a-12n. For more information visit http://lifecarecenterofmichigancity.com or call (219) 872-7251.