10 Fun Things to Do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana: March 17-19, 2017

10 Fun Things to Do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana: March 17-19, 2017
By: Anthony Cleveland Last Updated: March 15, 2017

We're at the middle of the month for March and luckily for everyone, St. Patrick's day is on a Friday this year! A big event not to miss is the Crown Point St. Patrick's Day parade. If you're not feeling green, there are plenty of other great concerts, brew fests, and other fun events in our 10 Fun Things to do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana! 

You can see all of our events below, but if you have something going on, be sure to let us know with an email to share@nwindianalife.com and we'll add it to our calendars!

Friday events | Saturday events | Sunday events

Free movies at Portage IMAX
This weekend's free film will be the Secret Life of Pets. Showtime is at 10 AM on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  

Mardi Bras
Party with a purpose at Mardi Bra! Come and donate bras and sanitary items to help homeless women in the community. Whether it’s lacy and lavish or underwire and understated, every bra you bring to this fun event will find a grateful recipient through Housing Opportunities, a NWI agency serving the homeless.

Crown Point St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Parade begins at dusk! Also, don't miss the corn beef cabbage dinner before the parade at the fire station. 

The Legend Series featuring Gladys Knight & Jeffrey Osborne
You're invited to Gladys Knight & Jeffrey Osborne will perform Saturday night at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond. Get your tickets now!

Duneland Corkscrew & Brew
Set in Chesterton’s beautiful Thomas Centennial Park, the Second Annual Corkscrew & Brew will gather local wineries and breweries for this springtime, tasting. There will be food available for purchase as well as music to be enjoyed by all. This event is a fundraiser for the Duneland Chamber of Commerce and Thomas Centennial Park.

Willie Nile Live in Valpo
Willie Nile & His Band return to the historic Memorial Opera House on Saturday! Get your tickets now! 

Maple Syrup Time at Deep River County Park
The buckets are out and the sap is flowing! Join us one of two March weekends for Maple Syrup Time! Tours and activities will take place this weekend.

5th Annual Shamrock Shootout
Join Hannah's Hope for the 5th Annual Shamrock Shootout Bowling Tournament and Family Bowl!

Bootleggin’ at Barker Mansion
The public is invited to relive the Prohibition Era during a debut event at Michigan City’s Barker Mansion on Saturday, March 18. Guests to Bootleggin’ at Barker can expect an evening of hand-crafted cocktails, food, and music while being immersed in the history and opulence of the 160-year-old mansion.

UAD Spring Selfie Scavenger Hunt #SPRINGintoUptownArts
Michigan City Uptown Arts District is holding their second scavenger hunt event! It's sure to be a great time! Scavenger hunt list will be posted here on the event page the day before the game.