10 Fun Things to do in NWI This Weekend February 21-23, 2020

By: Kole Rushmore Last Updated: February 18, 2020

The Region is in for a knockout weekend and this week's guide features activities anyone would love. See it for yourself below!

Recital spotlights music of black composers

The orchestra program is performing a black composer recital in honor of Black History Month at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, in Reinhart Auditorium, located at Merrillville High School, 276 E. 68th Pl. The public should enter door M at the back of the school. 

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9th annual film festival to be held at Glen Theatre

During Black History Month, the Glen Theatre will present a series of independent films during the 9th Annual Film Festival hosted by Gary native and Hollywood actor William L. Johnson. The 2-day cultural event will screen a new feature film and a series of shorter pieces.

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Supertramp’s Roger Hodgson to perform at Silver Creek Event Center, Four Winds New Buffalo

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds® Casinos are pleased to announce Supertramp’s Roger Hodgson will bring his Breakfast in America World Tour to Silver Creek® Event Center on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9 p.m.

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts Teen Arts Council Open House

Calling all teen artists! Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) invites high school artists to attend an open house to learn more about its Teen Arts Council. This drop-in event will take place on Saturday, February 22 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM (central) at LCA.

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Woods on a Snowy Evening: Poems of Winter Beauty

Spoken word performer Glory-June Greiff brings poetry to life-transforming it into a storytelling experience. Her poetry will explore the wonders of nature and winter offering the audience a new perspective on this special environment that is the Indiana Dunes.

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Work Together Day at Arts in the Park

You've always wanted to be part of a Community Building Project? Come join us & bring your Carpentry Skills! We start at 8 am on Saturday at Fox Memorial Park.

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Music Heritage Series Concert

Come out for a night of festive music and singing. The Save the Tunes Council is a group of local musicians devoted to preserving and passing on folk songs in the traditional way, using a variety of musical instruments including guitar, autoharp, dulcimer, banjo, harmonica, bagpipe, pennywhistle, and other obscure instruments.

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Tudor Floors Pop Up Market

Tudor Floors will be hosting our very first Pop Up Market! The store will be open during regular business hours but will also be sharing the space with 18 incredible, local vendors. Come see what your community can floor you with!

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Nocturnal Mammals

Nocturnal wildlife are some of the most elusive and misunderstood of all our local species. Join the staff of Humane Indiana Wildlife to learn about nocturnal mammals in Indiana, what resources they provide, and why we should care about them.

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Wilder vs Fury

It’s the biggest Heavyweight title fight in decades! World Champion knock out artist, Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder defends his title against Tyson “The Gypsy King” Fury LIVE from the MGM in Las Vegas!

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