It’s time to party in the Region with some blasts from the past! Start your weekend by heading back to the 20s, hit the 60s for some Beatlemania, make a quick stop in the 70s for some ABBA before ending the weekend in the here and now by getting out into nature and seeing the beauty of the present. There’s something for everyone in Northwest Indiana this weekend.
Take a look at our list of 10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana and be sure to add some to your calendar!
Breathe in, breathe out with the City of Whiting’s free yoga class
The City of Whiting is helping you keep your wellness in mind with its free yoga classes at the Whiting Public Library. This Saturday, people of all ages are invited to practice their flows through a guided yoga course at 10 a.m. Learn more here.
“Twist and Shout” with the MegaBeatles at Memorial Opera House
The MegaBeatles are back at the Memorial Opera House this Saturday, and they’re ready to jam with the audience as they take a walk through the Beatles’ “Revolver” album. This event, which has historically sold out quickly, will begin 8 p.m. Learn more here.
Dance along to the music of ABBA with “Dancing Queen” at Hobart Art Theater
The City of Hobart’s Hobart Art Theater is hosting “Dancing Queen: An ABBA Salute” this Friday from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Patrons of all ages are invited to a night of flair and fashion as they’re thrust into a mesmerizing ABBA experience sure to have them dancing and singing through the night. Learn more here.
Support the birds with Purdue Northwest
Have you always wanted to be able to birdwatch from your living room? Purdue University Northwest is inviting you to the Gabis Arboretum this Saturday to learn how to attract birds to your property and how to support them once they’re there. Learn more here.
Travel back in time with Running Vines’ Roaring 20s party
The 2020s are in full swing as we enter 2023, and what better way is there to celebrate than to travel back a century with a Gatsby-themed party? Running Vines Winery is opening its speakeasy to those dressed to the nines in flapper attire. Dance and drink yourself through 100 years this Friday from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Learn more here.
Find beauty in the streets of Chicago with Michele Stutts and IU Northwest
Chicago-based artist Michele Stutts and Indiana University Northwest are giving locals in the Region a chance to reflect on the everyday beauty of their lives with a gallery of art pieces created from found objects. The forgotten remnants of human civilization are recycled here to make statements on sociopolitical ethics, beauty, and mental health. Learn more here.
Hit the ice in Downtown La Porte
The ice rink in downtown La Porte is open to the public every weekend until the end of January. This temporarily refrigerated rink opens to the public at 4 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. on Saturday, and 1 p.m. on Sunday. Reserving a place beforehand is highly encouraged. Learn more here.
Take a hike at Deep River County Park with Lake County Parks and Recreation
With over 1,300 acres of land divided into unique sections, Lake County Parks and Recreation’s Deep River County Park has something for everyone. From trails through the woods to fishing opportunities, baseball fields, playgrounds, and a free library, the park is the perfect place to spend a day in nature. Learn more here.
Enjoy dinner and a show with Four Winds Casinos
The Four Winds Casinos offer guests fine dining with live entertainment every weekend, and this one is no exception. With this weekend presenting acts like guitarist Chad Clifford and DJ Jelliefish, you’ll have nothing but warm sensations after dining with the Four Winds this weekend. Learn more here.
Earn rewards when you order carryout with Domino’s
Domino’s Pizza is rewarding its loyal customers with more of what they love: free pizza! Every mobile carryout or delivery order will earn you points towards extra food, including pizzas, at no extra cost to you. Learn more here.