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10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, January 6 – 9

Peyton Mahlmann
By: Peyton Mahlmann Last Updated: January 5, 2022

Now that we are fresh into 2022, there are some great family-friendly activities going on this weekend that you can attend to ring in the new year. Whether it’s an outdoor hike, a concert, an art show, or even ice skating, there is a lot of variety depending on what you’re looking for!

Check out our list of 10 Fun Things to do this weekend here, and be sure to add a few to your calendar.

Attend Lubeznik Center for the Arts’ Nature Now Exhibit 

Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, the Nature Now Exhibit will only be open for a few more weeks, so be sure to stop by Lubeznik center for the Arts to check out the amazing talent it has to showcase. Head to the website here to learn more.

Catch a game at the U.S. Marines NIBC LaPorte Basketball Invitational at La Porte Civic Auditorium

All weekend long - on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday - the U.S. Marines NIBC La Porte Invitational is coming to the La Porte Civic Auditorium to feature 22 of ESPN’s Top 100 recruits for the class of 2022. Click here to see all the important details for the event.  

Check out Jovi - A Bon Jovi Tribute Show at the Hobart Art Theatre

Happening from 8 to 11:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 7, Jovi - A Bon Jovi Tribute Show is set to be a great performance for all ages. Click here for more information about the show. 

Listen to Sarah & Steve Acoustic at Luna Kitchen + Cocktails

Play an acoustic set at Luna Kitchen + Cocktails on Friday, January 7. Sarah & Steve are set to put on a great show that you won’t want to miss. Find more details about this event happening on Friday here.

Grab a delicious bite to eat at your nearest Domino’s Pizza location

Serving fresh food that will feed your cravings, Domino’s Pizza is a great place to eat in, take out, or deliver a meal for you and your friends or family. Check out all things Domino’s Pizza at our website here to learn more about what makes them a Region staple.

Head to Mascot Hall of Fame for a fun Sunday afternoon

Mascot Hall of Fame’s See You Saturday! is held each Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It’s an awesome, family-friendly place, so head to the website here to learn more.

Grab a friend to go ice skating with at Central Park Plaza

Central Park Plaza has a beautiful ice rink in William E. Urschel Pavilion that is the perfect place for a fun activity to do this weekend. Head to the website here to learn about details and pricing, and be sure to check out the Valpo Parks Facebook page here for the latest news on when they’re open based on the current weather.

Attend “Into the Icy Realm” at Purdue Northwest

Hosted by Paul Nicklen, a Canadian photographer, filmmaker, and marine biologist, “Into the Icy Realm” is giving a presentation at Purdue Northwest on Sunday, January 9 from 4 to 6 p.m. Find more information about the program here.

Take a walk along Whiting’s Lakefront Park

Get some fresh air and exercise this weekend by heading to the Whiting Lakefront Park located on Park Road. The gates open daily at 7 a.m. and stay open until 8 p.m. Head to the City of Whiting’s website here for more information. 

Stop by Harley-Davidson of Michigan City or Valparaiso 

With locations in both Valparaiso and Michigan City, the Harley-Davidson Shop has a ton of great products for you to check out. Head to our website here to learn more about what they have to offer, and be sure to stop in this weekend.