March – April Calendar of Events

March – April Calendar of Events

Written by: Ashley Boyer
March 5, 2018


MARCH 9-10
Hunt & Gather Market
5-10pm Fri, 10am-5pm Sat, Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S Court St, Crown Point.
More than 150 artists, makers and vintage curators, plus a full bar, gourmet food and live music.

MARCH 10
Wild Women & Wine
7-9pm, Barker Mansion, 631 Washington St, Michigan City, barkermansion.com.
A lively discussion on the unconventional women who’ve shaped Michigan City’s history, with a performance of Duneland Diaries by Metamorphosis Traveling Theatre, plus sweets, wine and a mansion tour.

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MARCH 9-10
Hunt & Gather Market
5-10pm Fri, 10am-5pm Sat, Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S Court St, Crown Point.
More than 150 artists, makers and vintage curators, plus a full bar, gourmet food and live music.

MARCH 10
Wild Women & Wine
7-9pm, Barker Mansion, 631 Washington St, Michigan City, barkermansion.com.
A lively discussion on the unconventional women who’ve shaped Michigan City’s history, with a performance of Duneland Diaries by Metamorphosis Traveling Theatre, plus sweets, wine and a mansion tour.

MARCH 10-11
Maple Sugar Time at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
10am-4pm, Chellberg Farm, Mineral Springs Rd between US Hwys 20 & 12, Porter, nps.gov/indu.
See and participate in turning maple sap into sugar, take a hike, sample a taste and more.

MARCH 10-11, 17-18
Maple Syrup Time at Deep River County Park
10am-4pm, Deep River County Park Wood’s Historic Grist Mill area, 9410 Old Lincoln Hwy, lakecountyparks.com.
Learn how to tap maple trees, see sap being made into syrup in the sugar shack and over an open fire, taste the syrup and more.

MARCH 17
Corkscrew and Brew
noon-4pm, Thomas Centennial Park, 220 Broadway, Chesterton, dunelandchamber.org.
Springtime wine and beer festival with food and music, a fundraiser for the Duneland Chamber of Commerce and Thomas Centennial Park.

MARCH 17-18
Shipshewana on the Road
9am-6pm Sat, 10am-5pm Sun, Porter County Expo Center, 215 E Division Rd, Valparaiso, shipshewanaontheroad.com.
Gift, food and craft show, with unique trinkets and treasures.

MARCH 24
20th Annual Spring Fling
5pm, The Uptown Center, 907 Franklin St, Michigan City, michianahumanesociety.org.
Cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions to benefit Michiana Humane Society.

MARCH 24
LaPorte County Master Gardeners Spring Garden Show
8am-4pm, Michigan City High School, 8466 W Pahs Rd, Michigan City, lpmastergardener.com.
Fun and educational day of gardening topics, vendors, food and more.

APRIL 7
26th Annual Opportunity Enterprises Gala
6-11:30pm, Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, 777 Blue Chip Dr, Michigan City, oppent.org/gala.
Cocktails, a gourmet dinner, live music, live and silent auctions, a raffle and an open bar, to benefit Opportunity Enterprises.

APRIL 14
Beatles in the Barn
County Line Orchard, 200 S County Line Rd, Hobart, countylineorchard.com.
Night of music dedicated to the Beatles with a set of post-1965 hits, deep cuts and fan favorites.

APRIL 21
Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration
9am-2pm, Porter County Expo Center, 215 E Division Rd, Valparaiso, portercountyrecycling.org.
Environmental event with ways to get in touch with nature, earth-friendly products and services, tips on how to reduce humans’ impact on the planet, plus entertainment, activities, food and more.

APRIL 21-MAY 20
Spring into the Arts
downtown Valparaiso, springintothearts.com.
Valparaiso Community Schools’ month-long celebration of the arts featuring artwork by students at seven downtown locations, as well as art-themed events.

APRIL 23
Found and Shared Workshop
9am-1pm, Indiana Welcome Center, 7770 Corinne Dr, Hammond, fetchingmarket.com.
A workshop for entrepreneurs, showcasing stories from business/life coaches, plus brunch bites and swag from local businesses.

APRIL 26
Tri Kappa Tri Town Taste
5:30-8:30pm, Villa Cesare, 900 Eagle Ridge Dr, Schererville, eventbrite.com.
More than 30 Tri Town restaurants will offer tastes of their signature dishes, plus music, raffles and a silent auction.

APRIL 28
Chocolate Walk
noon-4pm, downtown Valparaiso, valparaisoevents.com.
A chocolate lover’s paradise with sweet treats offered at more than 20 stops throughout the downtown area.

APRIL 28
Zoobilee 2018
6-10pm, Art Space, 717 Franklin St, Michigan City, washingtonparkzoo.com.
Celebrating 90 years of Washington Park Zoo with community art, music, wine and beer, hors d’oeuvres, desserts and more.