Local Events and Live Remotes
  • First Trust Credit Union 3 WIMS Broadcasts -La Porte, Michigan City, Valparaiso

    Join TEAM WIMS Friday August 8th for three LIVE First trust broadcasts at Customer Appreciation Day events. Ric Federighi, Mary Gigliotti and the crew take it on the road and have a blast with food, fun, prizes, special guests and so much more. Stop by La Porte from 9a-11a, Michigan City from 12p-2p and Valparaiso from 3p-5p.

  • 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.


    (219) 874-4035

  • Great Lakes Super Boat Grand Prix July 31-August 3

    For a detailed event schedule got to 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. Keep Listening to WIMS AM 1420 and WHFB AM 1060 for all details. For direct information call the La Porte County CVB at 219-872-5055.

  • 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.