10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, February 5-7

10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, February 5-7

This weekend, support local restaurants, bake a new recipe, support a local team and more. Read on below for our full list of fun things to do. Don't forget to wear your mask and social distance at any in-person events!

Make delicious banana oatmeal cookies with the Mascot Hall of Fame

Banana oatmeal cookies

This episode of their Mascot Top Chef series features an awesome and super simple recipe that is also healthy! Check it out here.

Join Community Healthcare System for their virtual “The Heart Truth Wear Red Day” event

Heart Truth Wear Red

This event is free but please register by calling 219-836-3477 or 866-836-3477. Find more information here.

Catch The Juniors’ performance at Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo

The Juniors performing

This acoustic duo is known for their wide array of covers, featuring everything from The Beatles to Blink-182 and Florida Georgia Line. Find details here.

Catch the NIETF’s short-form improv show, THE GRID

The Grid

This is a virtual event and will be available to watch on Facebook, Twitch, or YouTube. Find more details here. 

Learn how to make your own mini magazine from Lubeznik Center for the Arts’ education director

Kid crafting

This is a great activity that is fun for the whole family! Check the video tutorial out here.

Spend your Saturday or Sunday morning completing South Shore CVA’s Indiana Dunes puzzle

Online puzzle

There’s no printing or purchase necessary, as you can solve this online! Check it out here.

Enter to win a cooler, boombox, or mini fridge from Indiana Beverage

Truly boombox

Limit one entry per person, per contest. Check out all the prizes here.

Learn about the awesome meals at Fiddlehead from Great News Weekly

Fiddlehead food

In this recent episode, Lifer Kami Tupiak dished on what the best meals to try from this awesome local restaurant are! Check it out here before you order takeout.

Listen to the newest All About the Girls episode on Sunday featuring Traci Brubraker


Host Jenny Craig-Brown’s latest guest is a Portage native who has worked in many different industries, from banking, to food service and even insurance. Now however, Traci Brubraker helps others purchase cars at Team Chevrolet in Valparaiso. Listen here.

Support the Valparaiso University Crusaders in their game against the No. 25 Drake University Bulldogs

VU Basketball

Find live stream information, their full schedule and more here.