10 FUN THINGS TO DO IN NWI THIS WEEKEND NOVEMBER 8-10, 2019

10 FUN THINGS TO DO IN NWI THIS WEEKEND NOVEMBER 8-10, 2019
By: Kole Rushmore Last Updated: November 5, 2019

From canvas painting and craft shows to space exhibits and yoga- how could this weekend be any more fun? Our weekend guide is leading you to the best activities around NWI - see for yourself.

ALL ABOUT SPACE

Join us for All About Space! All participants will learn about the different aspects of outer space. Participants will begin in Fureshman Orientation for an exciting space story. We will be building straw rockets in the Science of Silliness Lab, then blast off to the Department of Furry Arts to build a constellation! We will end our space journey in the Department of Phuzzical Education for an astronaut training course with Reggy!

Click here for more information.

A CHRISTMAS STORY COMES HOME EXHIBIT

Come into the "A Christmas Story" Comes Home exhibit from November 9th to December 31st to see the six animatronic original window displays from Macy's in New York! Each display depicts a different scene from the iconic Christmas movie.

Click here for more information.

LIVING ARCHITECTURE FAMILY

Drop in for a FREE family day! Join us anytime between 1:00 and 4:00 PM for gallery tours and art projects. Activities are based on our fall exhibition, "Living Architecture." No advance registration is required. LCA’s 2019 Family Day programming was funded in part by a generous grant from Unity Foundation of La Porte County.

Click here for more information.

YOGA AT THE CIVIC

The practice of yoga is about creating balance in the body by developing both strength and flexibility. This is accomplished by performing a series of postures or "poses" which are designed for specific benefits to each part of your body. Join our Certified Yoga Instructor Becca Masters on Monday and Friday mornings from 8-9 a.m. in the lower level of the Civic Auditorium.

Click here for more information.

10TH ANNUAL HANNAH’S HOPE CRAFT AND VENDOR FAIR

Shop with over 140 local crafters and vendors at the 10th Annual Hannah's Hope Craft and Vendor Show!!

Click here for more information.

CASABLANCA 30TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

CASAblanca will be a night of festivity to celebrate the 30 Year Anniversary of the CASA Program of Family & Youth Services Bureau. Join us in celebrating the dedication of CASA volunteers who advocate in court for the best interests of vulnerable children in our community.

Click here for more information.

ART IN THE NATIONAL PARK

Join staff and visitors at Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk to learn how to paint with local artists. The Art Barn School of Art is providing an artist to teach visitors how to paint a picture inspired by the dunes. A canvas and paints will be provided for this free class. The class is limited to 20 adult painters. Be prepared to park in auxiliary parking during the summer due to parking congestion.

Click here for more information.

2019 FALL GIRLS ON THE RUN 5K – LAPORTE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

2019 Fall Girls on the Run 5K is the end of season celebration of and for the girls who are completing the fall season of Girls on the Run! We can't wait to see all of our fall participants, coaches, and running buddies at the event!

Click here for more information.

TIKI-OKE AT FIDDLEHEAD EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT!

Come join us every Friday night from 9 PM-12 AM for Tiki-oke with Tiki Louie!

Click here for more information.

SNOWFEST ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW

The annual show features all handmade arts and crafts.

Click here for more information.