10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, August 14-16

By: Kelsea Costello Last Updated: August 12, 2020

This week get prepared with school supplies, have a date night, enjoy delicious food and more with our list of 10 fun things to do. Check out the full list below, and don't forget to wear your mask and social distance at any in-person events!

Attend the Lerner and Rowe Gives Back school supplies and backpack giveaway

Lerner & Rowe backpack giveaway

This year’s event will operate as a drive-through where members of the community will have their vehicles loaded with backpacks and supplies. Learn more here.

Attend the kid-friendly Touch A Truck event at the Sportsplex

Firetruck

Come check out dump trucks, tractors, fire engines, police cars, a helicopter and more. Find more information here.

Have a great date night at U-Pick Flowers

U-Pick Flowers

Learn more about the event here.

Head to Teachers Credit Union’s Art Beat 2020

Art Beat 2020

This event is an annual community gathering and showcase for visual, performing, culinary and fashion artists, and will be held in downtown South Bend. Learn more here.

Help spread the love and mulch with Valpo Parks

Valpo Parks mulch

Find more information here.

Go on the virtual “Spirits of Chicago” ghost tour 

Spirits of Chicago ghost tour

Learn more about this spooky event here.

Get creative with a beginner bird drawing and painting workshop

Bird drawing and painting workshop

Learn more about this event held at the Indiana Dunes State Park here.

Attend FoodiePalooza at the Porter County Expo Center for delicious dishes

Foodiepalooza

Learn more about the wide variety of food, beverages and entertainment that will be offered here.

Listen to The Blues Project perform at Zao Island

Zao Island performance

Find more information about the performance here.

Attend the VNA of NWI and United Way of Porter County benefit dinner at Don Quijote

Don Quijote benefit dinner

Learn more about the dinner here.