10 Fun Things To Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana: Leap Into the Arts, Wine Tasting Benefit, and Golf Open House

By: Karin Woodside Last Updated: February 24, 2011

Leap-Into-ArtsEach 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!

Leap Into the Arts 2011
On Friday, February 25, South Shore Dance Alliance (SSDA) and the Southlake Children’s Choir (SCC) are joining together in a fundraising event, “Leap into the Arts,” now in its fifth year. This exceptional evening includes a complimentary cocktail hour, dinner, raffle, a stellar silent auction, and performances throughout the evening by SSDA and SCC as well as by guest performers Northwest Indiana Symphony Youth Orchestra and Wolffgang.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical
The Great American Trailer Park Musical. Yep. You read that correctly. Welcome to Armadillo Acres, the most exclusive trailer park in Florida. You might not want to move in, but you'll definitely enjoy spending a couple of hours with this raunchy and hilarious cast of characters. So, kick back in your lawn chair, crack open a cold one, and come on over to the other side of the tracks.

wine-glass2011 Wine Tasting Benefit
Come out for an afternoon filled with fun, friends and plenty of delicious food and wine as Restaurante don Quijote hosts Porter County Family Counseling Center’s Third Annual Wine Tasting Benefit. You will travel through the most beautiful and exotic regions of Spain as you sample various wines that have been perfectly paired with a wide variety of Don Quijote’s delicious tapas.

Evening of Theatre: Wizard of Oz
Wilbur Wright Theatre Company is pleased to present its annual Evening of Theatre on February 24, 25, and 26, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Munster High School Auditorium. This year’s Evening of Theatre features the timeless play, The Wizard of Oz. Preceding the play will be a Reader’s Theater presentation with some interesting background information regarding the play and the author.

Chili Open House
Free trial use of our Simulators and Outdoor Heated Driving Range at Creekside Golf Course! Enjoy free chili and snacks along with some golfing fun! If weather permits we will also have an outdoor tournament. There is a $5 entry fee for the tournament and regular golfing fees will apply.

Portage Firefighters Annual Ball
The Portage Fire Department is hosting their Annual Ball this Saturday, February 26, 2011 at the Duneland Falls Banquet Hall, located on State Road 149. The doors will open at 7 pm. $20 per person or $35 per couple includes DJ, dancing, and all drinks all night long.

“Neon Dance” for Charity
The “Neon Dance” for Charity will be held on Friday, February 25, 2011. Cost for the dance is $3 per student. All proceeds from this event will benefit Alice’s House in Valparaiso, a halfway house for women recovering from alcohol and drug addiction.

LEGO Club
Get creative at the library with LEGOs! Join us for a free afternoon program featuring LEGOs. Build according to our monthly theme and give your child the opportunity to explore their imagination with others. February’s theme is action hero’s! LEGOs are provided.

Blood Drive
Donate blood at Harbor Superstore! Please email denise.carpenter@harbormotive.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to schedule your blood donation appointment.

All Levels Nightclub 2-Step Group Dance Class followed by Dance Party
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