Dunes Geocache Adventure
Indiana Dunes State Park, 1600 N 25 E, Chesterton, dnr.in.gov
Explore the Dunes with your GPS unit and a warm jacket.
Downtown La Porte, cityoflaporte.com/450/winterfest
A blast of winter fun comes to town with a variety of events and activities–including ice sculpture demonstrations, a “Snowball Softball” adult co-ed tournament, horse-drawn wagon rides and more.
Beers in the Barn
2-6pm, County Line Orchard, 200 S County Line Rd, Hobart, countylineorchard.com
Unlimited sampling of more than 100 craft beers, live music and a food buffet, benefiting Lake Area United Way and local NWI food pantries.
JAN 26, FEB 23
Stargazing Through Telescopes
5-7pm Jan, 5:30-7:30pm Feb, Kemil Parking Lot, 27 N East State Park Rd, Chesterton, facebook.com/indianadunesnl
View the night sky from one of the darkest spots in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Telescopes will be provided.
2-5 pm, Lighthouse Restaurant, 7501 Constitution Ave, Cedar Lake, cedarlakehistory.org
Wine and craft brew tasting, with chocolate pairings and live music, hosted by the Cedar Lake Historical Association.
Fly Your Sweetie to the Moon
Challenger Learning Center, Purdue University Calumet, 2300 173rd St, Hammond, clcnwi.com
An adults-only Valentine’s Day date night complete with a simulated mission and more.
FEB 14-MARCH 24
Million Dollar Quartet
Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Rd, Munster, theatreatthecenter.com
This musical invites audiences into the recording studio for the true story of one unforgettable night of music with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
Shelf Ice Brewfest
1-5pm, Uptown Arts District, 7th & Franklin Sts, Michigan City, theuptownartsdistrict.com
Michigan City Mainstreet Association’s annual outdoor beer fest boasting more than 40 local and regional breweries, fire pits, ice sculptures, food trucks and more.
1-5pm, The Patrician Banquet Center, 410 E Hwy 30, Schererville, patricianbanquet.com
Indoor beer fest featuring 50+ beers, ciders and meads from regional and national breweries, with music by Greg Ashby & Friends.
Halls of St. George, 905 E. Joliet St., Schererville, nwi-comic-con.com
The Region’s premier comic book show returns with artists, publishers, dealers, cosplay contests and more.