10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, April 6 – April 9

10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, April 6 – April 9

The Region’s hopping into spring this weekend, and you’re invited to come along! As Easter comes around, expect photo opportunities in Crown Point with the Easter Bunny and egg hunting at Sunset Hill Farm. There’s also a wonderful selection of arts, comedy, and motivational acts happening throughout Northwest Indiana. Close out the weekend with delicious food and drinks with exclusive deals!

Take a look at our list of 10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana and be sure to add some to your calendar!

Hop into Crown Point for photos with the Easter Bunny

This Saturday, the Easter Bunny will be hanging out on the lower level of the City of Crown Point’s Lake County Courthouse from noon to 4 p.m. Stop by with a camera to snap a picture with this folkloric figure, or just come say hi on your way to the Courthouse Shops. Learn more here.

Offer some snaps at Lubeznik’s poetry slam

This Friday, poets from the Region and beyond are meeting and competing at Lubeznik Center for the Arts’ free poetry slam! Readings begin at 5:30 p.m., and guests are welcome to cheer on their favorite poets, explore Lubeznik’s art exhibits, and enjoy the cash bar and complimentary refreshments. Learn more here.

Hunt eggs at the Porter County Community Egg Hunt

Have a young one looking to celebrate Easter in a fun, engaging way? The Porter County Community has you covered with its annual egg hunt at Sunset Hill Farm beginning at 10 a.m. The event is free and open to children 12 and younger with children being sent in waves based on their age. Learn more here.

Bust a gut with Bret Ernst at the Hobart Art

Actor and comedian Bret Ernst is making his way to the City of Hobart’s Hobart Art Theater this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Ernst has appeared in HBO, Comedy Central, and Netflix series including his role as Louie LaRusso in “Cobra Kai.” Learn more here.

Ring in spring with Blackbird Cafe’s new drink options

Blackbird Cafe is introducing two new drinks to welcome spring to the Region: the blueberry latte and the peach matcha latte. The blueberry latte features blueberry syrup, espresso, milk, and a blueberry cold foam while the peach matcha features peach syrup, matcha, and choice of milk. Learn more here.

Follow Andrew Jackura’s academic journey as he speaks at Purdue Northwest

Purdue Northwest University (PNW) is hosting alumnus Andrew Jackura this Friday at 3 p.m. to discuss how his time at PNW influenced his future as a theoretical nuclear physicist. The talk is free and open to the public, so take the opportunity to learn from an expert how a strong foundational education leads to future success. Learn more here.

Jam with Sister Hazel at the Four Winds Casinos’ Ribbon Town Event Center

Sister Hazel, a mainstay in the alternative, rock, and country music space, will be performing this Friday at the Four Winds Casinos’ Ribbon Town Event Center in South Bend at 9 p.m. EST. The band is known for its audience engagement, so the show is sure to be fun and exciting the entire night. Learn more here.

Enjoy the Mascot Hall of Fame for free

This Friday, the Mascot Hall of Fame in the City of Whiting is giving everyone the opportunity to enjoy the Children’s Museum for free from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Take advantage of this chance to check out everything the museum has to offer. Learn more here.

Check out student artwork with Art Barn

Art Barn School of Art is collaborating with Opportunity Enterprises (OE) to present artwork created by students from OE. The display demonstrates the skills students have learned from Art Barn and how they view the world. All proceeds from the gallery go to the artists, Art Barn, and OE programs throughout the community. This is the last weekend to view this art, and you don’t want to miss it! Learn more here.

Have dinner with Domino’s

Domino’s Pizza has some incredible deals this weekend to keep you and your family fed and happy. From meal deals, carryout deals, and delivery deals, no matter how you order, Domino’s is making sure you always get more than just your pizza when you order. Learn more here.