10 Fun Things To Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana: Hog Roast, Flower Sale, American English, and Mother’s Day Buffet

Pancakes-Short-StackEach week we will be bringing you 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana over the weekend, so you are never without something to do!

Annual Hog Roast
On Friday, May 6th, WVLP will have its annual Hog Roast. The serving line is open from 4:30 to 7:30, and the roast pork is fantastic. Ruge meats will be our caterer, with a menu also including salad, green beans with almonds, parsley buttered potatoes, mostaccoli, and fried chicken. Homemade desserts are included, and there’ll be live music.

The South Haven Lions Club is hosting its annual "Pancakes & More" charity event. Just watching Lions Randy Greer & Leroy Bogard cook their special breakfast blend is worth the price of admission. Proceeds will benefit the South Haven Little League, Boys & Girls Club and Scout Troops.

Decorative Painting - Sweet Pea
Spend the morning creating the perfect Mother's Day gift. Porter County Parks and Recreation Art Instructor Shirley Massey will show students how to create a Sweet Pea, which is May's birthday flower.

PINK-ExhibitSpring Plant and Flower Sale
The Valparaiso Firefighters L1124 are hosting their Annual Spring Plant & Flower Sale. Good thing April showers bring May flowers, because we have a TON of them! Come check out the GREAT selection and prices of our annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, potted planters, vegetable and spice plants!!

PINK Opening
PINK, the latest cutting edge art show at Studio 659 takes to the walls. Join the fun at the Art Opening Reception on Friday, May 6 from 6:59 pm - 9 pm. Absolutely Free and Family Friendly...this is a great way to spend a Friday night. Meet the artists, mingle with other art lovers and enjoy free refreshments.

Opportunity Enterprises Bringing American English to Valparaiso
Beatles Tribute Band American English will perform at the Valparaiso University Harre Union Ballroom on Sunday, May 8, 2011. American English has been voted the best tribute band 3 of the past 4 years and has received the title of "Entertainer of the Year" in Illinois - and now they are coming to Valparaiso to take fans on an incredible journey from The Beatles early years, through their psychedelic era, and on down Abbey Road.

Annual Mother's Day Brunch at Pikk's
Indulge your mother with Pikk's extensive buffet for only $19.99!

American-English-BeatlesTreat Your Mother to the Strongbow Buffet
A special lady deserves a special dinner. Take your mother to Strongbow on Sunday for the Mother's Day Buffet, including desserts from the bakery!

Starlite Ball
The Starlite Ball is here! Spend all of Saturday, May 7 in South Bend with the Duneland Ballroom staff and students as we take to the floor performing solo routines that are sure to knock your socks off!

Antique Road Show
A representative from JW III Auction Services will be offering free appraisals at Brookdale Sterling House of Valparaiso. We will also have vendor booths such as Ford’s Designer Jewelry. Food will be available for a small fee. Dog tug toys, made by the residents of Sterling House, will be sold with proceeds going towards the Alzheimer’s Association.

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