Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

In the Area

Aug. 11 — Michigan City Municipal Band, 7:30 p.m., Washington Park’s Guy F. Foreman Bicentennial Amphitheater.

Aug. 11 — Arts in the Park, LaPorte’s Fox Park. For Pete’s Sake (Irish folk & bluegrass)/7 p.m.; preconcert: For Pete’s Sake/6 p.m. Aug. 10: LaPorte City Band/7 p.m. Info: contact@artsintheparklaporte.com

Aug. 12 — Opening reception, “The Poetry of Flowers,” 5-7 p.m., The Depot Beverly Shores Museum and Art Gallery 525 S. Broadway. Runs through Sept. 4. Info: www.bsdepot.com

Aug. 12 — Music Under the Stars, Dunes Broadway Concert: A Cabaret Night with Dunes Summer Theatre, 6:30-9 p.m., Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 E. U.S. 12. Tickets: $50/person, $80/couple, free/13 & younger. Reservations: https://friendshipbotanicgardens.org

Aug. 12 — Movies in Washington Park: “Jungle Cruise,” 8 p.m., North Pointe Pavilion. Info: (219) 873-3049.

Aug. 12-14, 19-21 — “Gilligan’s Island,” Footlight Theatre, 1705 Franklin St. Times: 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets: $17/adults, $12/children 12 & younger. Reservations: (219) 874-4035, www.footlightplayers.org

Aug. 13 — Inclusive Playground Grand Opening, 10 a.m., Bluhm County Park, 3855 S. County Road 1100 West, Westville. Info: (219) 325-8315, www.laportecountyparks.org

Aug. 13 — Incredible Bats Live Animal Show, 2-3 p.m., HannaFest, Hanna Park, 5 W. Young St. Info: www.laportelibrary.org

Aug. 15 — Teen D&D, 5-7 p.m., LaPorte County Public Library, 904 Indiana Ave. Info: www.laportelibrary.org

Through Sept. 30 — Michigan City Art League, Queen of All Saints Catholic Church’s Legacy Center, 1719 E. Barker Ave. Legacy Center hours: 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thur., 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. Info: kd3627@hotmail.com

Through Oct. 21 — “moniquemeloche presents…,” Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. Second St. Info: www.LubeznikCenter.org/Events

First and Third Mondays — Singing Sands Toastmasters Club, 6:30-8 p.m., Senior Health/Wellness Center (old hospital ER, Barker/Buffalo).

Mondays in Michigan City — Bingo, Moose Family Lodge 980, 2107 Welnetz Road. Doors open/8:30 a.m., early birds/9:30 a.m., regular Bingo/10 a.m.

Tuesdays in August — Makerspace: open lab hours, 3:30-5 p.m., Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. Fourth St. Info: (219) 873-3049.

Thursdays in August — Needle Arts Club to Warm Up America, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. Fourth St. Info: (219) 873-3049.

Saturdays in Michigan City — Michigan City Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, Eighth & Washington streets. Info: farmersmarketmichigancity@gmail.com

Saturdays in LaPorte — LaPorte Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Lincolnway parking lot next to Mucho Mas. Info: laportefarmermarket@gmail.com

Sundays in Michigan City — The Dockside Artisan Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Millennium Plaza. Free parking.

In the Region

Aug. 11 — J.D. Marshall Shipwreck Stroll, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Indiana Dunes State Park, 1600 N. County Road 25 East, Chesterton. Info: (219) 926-1390.

Aug. 11 — PettyBreakers, 8 p.m. EDT, The Acorn, 107 Generations Drive, Three Oaks, Mich. Tickets: general/$30, reserved/$55. Reservations: www.acornlive.org

Aug. 12 — Who Goes Where?, 10-11 a.m., Indiana Dunes State Park, 1600 N. County Road 25 East, Chesterton. Info: (219) 926-1390.

Aug. 12 — An American Prayer: The Doors Tribute, 8 p.m. EDT, The Acorn, 107 Generations Drive, Three Oaks, Mich. Tickets: general/$25, reserved/$50. Reservations: www.acornlive.org

Aug. 13 — Art in the Park, 2-4 p.m., Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk, 100 Riverwalk Road. Supply cost: $15. Reservations: www.artbarnschool.org

Aug. 13 — Artist reception, Corey Hagelberg’s “The Design is Fine… The Design is not Fine,” noon-2 p.m., Chesterton Art Center, 115 S. Fourth St. Info: (219) 926-4711, www.chestertonart.org

Aug. 13 — Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Beach Series, 6:30 p.m. EDT, Silver Beach County Park’s Shadowland Pavilion, 101 Broad St., St. Joseph, Mich. Lawn seating: $20, $10/12 & younger. Reserved seating: $30. Day-of: $5. Reservations: www.smso.org, (269) 982-4030.

Aug. 13 — 15th annual Perseid Meteor Shower & Stargaze, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, Indiana Dunes State Park, 1600 N. County Road 25 East, Chesterton. Info: (219) 926-1390.

Aug. 13 — An Acorn Evening with Mark Giangreco: Hosted by Janet Davies, 8 p.m. EDT, The Acorn, 107 Generations Drive, Three Oaks, Mich. Tickets: general/$35, reserved/$60. Reservations: www.acornlive.org

Aug. 14 — Folk Music at the Farm with Save the Tunes, 5-6 p.m., Chellberg Farm, Mineral Springs Road between U.S. 12/20, Porter. Info: www.nps.gov/indu, (219) 395-1882.

Aug. 15 — Harbor Country Film Group (“Some Like It Hot”), 6:30 p.m. EDT, New Buffalo Township Library, 33 N. Thompson St. Free.

Aug. 17 — The Common Concert Series, 7-9 p.m. EDT, Buchanan, Mich. Entertainment: Aug. 17: Liam Purcell & Cane Mill Road. Info: The Common-Buchanan, MI (Facebook).

Aug. 17 — Lake Effect Jazz Big Band – Midwest Made, 7 p.m. EDT, The Acorn, 107 Generations Drive, Three Oaks, Mich. Tickets: general/$15, reserved/$40. Reservations: www.acornlive.org

Through Aug. 21 — “Michiana Master’s Series,” Elkhart’s Midwest Museum of American Art, 429 S. Main St. Admission: $10/adults, $6/ages 8-12, $8/ages 13-18, $8/college students with ID. Hours (Eastern) 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Info: info@midwestmuseum.us

Through Oct. 1 — “Journey Through Indiana: The Photographs of Kay Westhues and John Bower,” Elkhart’s Midwest Museum of American Art, 429 S. Main St. Hours (Eastern): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri./1-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission: $10/adults, $6/ages 8-12, $8/ages 13-18, $8/college students with ID. Info: (574) 293-6660.

Through Oct. 2 — “WIRED: The Rise (and Fall) of Electric Cars,” The Studebaker National Museum, 201 Chapin St., South Bend. Hours (Eastern): 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission: $10/adults, $8.50/seniors 60+, $6/youth ages 6-18. Info: www.studebakermuseum.org, (574) 235-9714.

Through Oct. 30 — “The Avanti: America’s Most Advanced Automobile,” The Studebaker National Museum, The Studebaker National Museum, 201 Chapin St., South Bend. Hours (Eastern): 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission: $10/adults, $8.50/seniors 60+, $6/youth ages 6-18. Info: www.studebakermuseum.org, (574) 235-9714.

Thursdays in August — Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra 2022 Summer Pop Up Concert Series, 4 p.m. EDT, On the Green at Krasl Art Center, 707 Lake Bluff Blvd., St. Joseph, Mich. Aug. 11: The Norwood Trio; “In the Garden” musical selections. Info: www.smso.org

Thursdays in August (Aug. 11) — Chellberg Farm Open House, 1-3 p.m., Mineral Springs Road parking lot between U.S. 12/20, Porter. Info: www.nps.gov/indu, (219) 395-1882.

Thursdays (Aug. 11) — Sunset Paddle at Marquette Lagoons, 6-8 p.m., Gary’s Miller Beach neighborhood. Limit 20 participants. Reservations: (219) 395-1882.

Fridays (Aug. 12)/Sundays in August — Mount Baldy Sunset Hike: 5-6:30 p.m. Fridays/9-11 a.m. Sundays, parking lot off U.S. 12. Info: www.nps.gov/indu, (219) 395-1882.

Saturdays in August — Pinhook Bog Open House, 9 a.m.-noon, parking lot @ 700 N. Wozniak Road, Michigan City. Info: www.nps.gov/indu, (219) 395-1882.

Saturdays in August (Aug. 13) — Beachcomber Hike with a Ranger, 8-9 a.m., Central Avenue Beach. Info: www.nps.gov/indu, (219) 395-1882.

Saturdays in Chesterton — European Market, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Broadway & Third Street. Info: (219) 926-5513.

Sundays in August — Bailly/Chellberg History Hike, 2-4 p.m., Bailly/Chellberg parking lot off Mineral Springs Road, U.S. 12/20, Porter. Info: www.nps.gov/indu, (219) 395-1882.

Sundays in August — “Is it a ‘Birdie’ or an ‘Eagle’?,” 7-9 a.m., Dunewood Campground off Golf Wood Road, Beverly Shores. Info: www.nps.gov/indu, (219) 395-1882.

Vickers Theatre Now Showing: “Where the Crawdads Sing.” Rated PG-13. Times: 6 p.m. Aug. 11, 2:45 p.m. Aug. 12, 11:30 a.m. & 9 p.m. Aug. 13, 2:45 p.m. Aug. 14, 6 p.m. Aug. 15. Also: “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris.” Rated PG. Times: 6 & 9 p.m. Aug. 12, 6 p.m. Aug. 13-14, 3 p.m. Aug. 15. All times Eastern. Also: Paintings by Annie Hickman through late August. Opening reception: 2:30-4:30 p.m. EDT Aug. 13. Theater address: 6 N. Elm St., Three Oaks, Mich. Info: www.vickerstheatre.com, (269) 756-3522.