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10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, September 25-27

Kayla Hofferth
By: Kayla Hofferth Last Updated: September 23, 2020

This week, bake delicious treats with your kids, run or walk a 5k, observe local talent at open mic night, and more! Check out the full list below and don't forget to wear your mask and social distance at any in-person events.

Attend the 2nd annual Bolt for the Heart 5k Run/Walk with Franciscan Health

man and woman shaking hands

Find more information about the run/walk here.

Get relaxed with Yoga at Wicker Memorial Park in Highland

woman doing yoga

Learn more about this free yoga session here.

Attend open mic night at Sip Coffee House in Highland

man singing and playing guitar

Whether you plan on performing or observing, this open mic night is free! Find more information here.

Bake delicious cinnamon apple crescent rolls with Mascot Hall of Fame

baked crescent roll

Celebrate fall with these delicious treats. Find more information here.

Get dolled up for the Lubeznik Center for the Arts virtual Mask-erade ball

red mask and beads

Lubeznik Center for the Arts invites the community to attend a free virtual Mask-erade Ball as they host their largest annual fundraising event. The ball will feature a silent auction, mask contest, and the opportunity to make a vibrant investment in the community. Learn more here.

Enjoy A Strange and Unusual Weekend at Alley Kat’s Curiosity Shoppe

carved pumpkins

This Tim Burton-themed weekend will feature scavenger hunts, characters, trivia, and guest artisans with all sorts of oddities and curiosities! Find more information here.

Join Sunset Hill in creating your own watercolor painting

watercolor sunset painting

Grab your friends or family and get painting with Susan from Sunset Hill. Find more information here.

Watch the Pink Floyd Laser Light show at Purdue Northwest 

laser light show

For one night only, Journey to the Dark Side of the Moon at Challenger Learning Center of NWI with a laser light show set to one of Pink Floyd's most iconic albums! Learn more about this event here.

Learn about Chicago’s illustrious food history with an online tour

chicago deep dish pizza

This online event with Chicago Detours will dive into the rich food history of Chicago. Find more information here.

Get spooked at the Virtual World’s Largest Ghost Hunt

33rd tank & company haunted building

Join the Paranormal Mom Society on National Ghost Hunt Day as they return to the historic ReUse Depot (formerly the Old National Guard Armory) of Maywood, IL! Learn more here.