FREE Bridal Fair at Barker Mansion
Discover the magic of holding a wedding, bridal shower, or event at the historic Barker Mansion. View the grounds and event spaces, meet vendors, and more on Saturday, November 3rd from 11am-3pm. The event is free of charge.
Registration is appreciated, though not required, via Eventbrite or by calling the mansion at (219) 873-1520 x5.
Santa’s Candy Cane Express
Join the Hesston Steam Museum during the first 2 weeks in December for Santa’s Candy Cane Express!
For more details, visit https://hesston.org/ccx-event
Hometown Holiday Celebration!
Come out to Thomas Centennial Park & Downtown Chesterton on November 24th from 11am-7pm for the Duneland Chamber’s Hometown Holiday Celebration!
This year’s Hometown Holiday Celebration includes the Outdoor Market, Tree Lighting Ceremony; Carriage Rides; Visits with Santa; Retail Open House; and the Annual Twilight Christmas Parade!
**Jackie Beissel will be broadcasting LIVE from the Twilight Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony.
For the full schedule of events, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2145159258828204/
La Porte Educational Development Foundation Turkey Trot – November 22nd
The La Porte Educational Development Foundation is a community volunteer organization that provides classroom grants to teachers in the La Porte Community School Corporation. Their mission is to “Energize Education.”
The Sixth Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Run and Walk benefits the mission of the LaPorte Educational Development Foundation. Each year the La Porte Turkey Trot keeps growing.
The Run and Walk beings at 8:00 a.m. Race day registration begins at 7:15 a.m. Registration and the start of the Run and Walk takes place in front of the LaPorte YMCA (901 Michigan Avenue, LaPorte, Indiana 46350). The route for the Run and Walk begins at the YMCA and heads south down Michigan Avenue through Beechwood Golf Course and finishes one block north of the YMCA on Michigan Avenue.
La Porte County Veteran’s Breakfast & Parade Honoring Gold Star Families
On Saturday, November 3rd, Remembering Our Veterans, Inc will be holding the La Porte County Veteran’s Breakfast & Parade Honoring Gold Star Families. Breakfast will be at D.A.V Chapter 23 at 2301 Ohio Street in Michigan City from 8am-11am. VETERANS EAT FREE! A others are $5 and children under 10 are free. The parade begins at noon from 10th and Franklin and travels north to 4th street.
Valparaiso Turkey Trot
On Thursday, November 22, 2018, the Porter-Starke Services Foundation hosts the 16th Annual Valparaiso Turkey Trot. The event remains the largest running event in Northwest Indiana with close to 4,000 participants.
With thoughtful evaluation and community/participant feedback, many changes have been made this year to ensure that the Valparaiso Turkey Trot remains a fun, safe and family-friendly community event for participants of all ages.
For more information, visit: http://porterstarke.org/events/valpo-turkey-trot