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10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, September 4-7

By: Kayla Hofferth, Kelsea Costello Last Updated: September 1, 2020

This week, celebrate Labor Day Weekend by exploring the outdoors, enjoying live music, watching a classic 1980s movie and more with our list of 10 fun things to do. Check out the full list below and don't forget to wear your mask and social distance at any in-person events!

Make cereal snacks for breakfast with the Mascot Hall of Fame

Cereal snacks

Find the recipe and tutorial for this tasty treat here.

Participate in the Chesterton Labor Day 5 or 10K

Running in 5K

Find race information and more here.

Learn more about local wildlife with Oak Ridge Prairie’s Pond Exploration Day

Pond Exploration Day at Oak Ridge Prairie

Find out what else lives underwater in a pond besides fish! Find more information about the family-friendly event here.

Enjoy an awesome performance and food at Chester’s Outdoor Summer Fest

Chester's Outdoor Summer Fest

The event will feature an outdoor beer garden, live music, food, and more. Find more information here.

Give fall an early start with More than Apples at County Line Orchard

County Line Orchard sign

Find more information about this event at one of the Region’s most beloved fall destinations here.

Watch The Goonies at Fox Park Amphitheater in La Porte

The Goonies

Catch this 1980s classic downtown and enjoy the final movie night of the season! For more information, click here.

Practice your swing at one of the Valpo Parks golf courses

Creekside Golf Course

Take advantage of the last few days of summer by heading to Forest Park or Creekside Golf Course. For more information, click here.

Catch Chad Clifford’s performance at Four Winds Casino’s Pool Stage

Chad Clifford music

The Crawpuppies member will perform at the Pool Stage at Four Winds Casino New Buffalo. Find more information here.

Head to South Bend for the First Fridays: Dog Days of Summer celebration

South Bend first fridays celebration

Bring your furry friend and have a great night out! Find more information here.

Ride the Region and support the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana

Ride the Region

This ride will feature riders from around the Region riding 80 miles through the streets of Northwest Indiana to raise awareness and funds for individuals facing hunger. Find more information here.