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10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, October 9-11

Kayla Hofferth
By: Kayla Hofferth Last Updated: October 6, 2020

This week, hang out with your furry best friend, make some Halloween treats, attend a haunted pub crawl, and more! Check out the full list below and don't forget to wear your mask and social distance at any in-person events.

Get outside and participate in the Walk to End Alzheimers

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This year’s event won’t be a large in-person gathering — instead, we invite you to walk in small teams of friends and family while others in your community do the same. Learn more here.

Take your pup to the Dog Days at Dig the Dunes Trail Stop in Portage

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Grab your furry best friend and enjoy the outdoors at the Dig the Dunes Trail Stop. With complimentary water and treats, a dog parade, and more, it is sure to be a great Sunday. Learn more here

Get in the Halloween spirit at Canvas & Mimosas with Hammond Parks & Rec

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Find out more about Halloween Canvas & Mimosas presented by Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation here

Practice your Nerf shooting with the Rapid Fire Run and Gun competition

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In this competition, shooters will run the entire course using a variety of rifle and pistol blasters (springers) to compete for the highest score. Learn more here.

Attend the Virtual Family Day with Lubeznik Center for the Arts 

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Learn about some of the amazing artworks in the current exhibit "Well-Behaved Women" and make art at home with your family. Pick up a Family Day Art Kit for all the supplies needed to create three art projects with live, guided instruction during the online event. Find more information on this event here.

Enjoy the Fall is in the Air celebration with your family

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There’s a lot going on for this special fall celebration. Bring the family and enjoy a nice day with a trunk-or-treat, food, and more. Find information on this event here.

Make some Halloween treats with Mascot Hall of Fame

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These green monster rice snacks are sure to please your family this Halloween season. Find more information here.

Get your fright on with the Haunted Pub Crawl of Valparaiso

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This spooky tour will visit different locations around Valparaiso where attendees will explore the city history while enjoying some drinks! Learn more here.

Take a trip to the Fall DayTrippin in the Dunes Vintage PopUp Market 

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Experience the last DayTrippin in the Dunes Vintage PopUp Market of the season at Beverly Shore. Learn more here.

Take the Mommy & Me Succulent Cupcake Decorating class

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Join Chef Blāque and the culinary Masterpiece for this fun class. Find more information here.