10 Fun Things to Do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana: March 13-15, 2015

By: Caitlin Vanlaningham Last Updated: March 12, 2015

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Beware the Ides of March? Not this weekend! We have a ton of great stuff that is ready and waiting for you around the region! Have an event? Shoot us an email at share@ideasinmotionmedia.com and we'll add it to our ever-growing event calendar. 

37th Annual Home Builders Association of Northwest Indiana Home and Lifestyle Show Preview
The Home Builders Association of Northwest Indiana and vendors from all around the Northwest Indiana area are teaming up for the 37th annual Home and Lifestyle show at the Porter County Expo Center, March 13-15.

Uptown Artspace Artist Loft Groundbreaking
Please join us as we celebrate the start of construction on the Artspace Uptown Artist Lofts, a new live/work project for artists and their families that is rehabilitating the historic Warren Building as a sustainable arts hub in Michigan City.

Runnin' With the Irish
"Runnin' with the Irish" ½ mile Fun Run, 5K Run and non-competitive walk to benefit St. Patrick School in Chesterton, Indiana. The course is located on the roads of the Indiana Dunes State Park. This 5K Run is a Calumet Region Strider Gold Cup race and a member of the new Extra Mile Championship Racing Series.

Chicago Street Theatre to Host One Night Jam Concert on Sunday, March 15, 2015
Chicago Street Theatre's One Night Jam concert series welcomes back UK-born, Nashville-based singer/songwriter Callaghan to our main stage this Sunday to celebrate the release of her new CD, "A History Of Now."

The Valparaiso Noon Kiwanis Club Announces the 2015 Annual Pancake DayThe Valparaiso Noon Kiwanis Club proudly announces that the Annual Pancake Day is set for Saturday, March 14th, from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Valparaiso High School Cafeteria, 2727 Campbell Street. 

2015 Blues Project Set for Saturday, March 14th
This year's Blues Project tells the story of how the blues made the journey from the Mississippi Delta to Chicago, how the music changed when it got there, and how it helps us understand the plight of African Americans in the "Second City." Be sure to come out to the Valparaiso High School Auditorium on March 14th, 2015 to see this year's show. 

PHS Variety Show is Coming on March 13!
Get ready for the annual Portage High School Variety Show coming up on March 13. We'll have over 30 acts slated! 

Coastline Children's Film Festival at Lubeznik Center for the Arts
Join us March 15 at 11 AM & 2 PM (CDT) for the 5th annual Coastline Children's Film Festival, an all ages free event. The festival showcases an array of films for children ages 3 and up. At 11 AM short animated and live action films from the New York International Children's Film Festival will be shown in a segment titled Kid Flix Mix (suitable for ages 3-8). Kid Flix Mix features the best short films from around the world including Germany, Canada, Russia, Czech Republic, France, and the United States. Films are in English, or are musical, or have no dialogue. 

11th Annual Chi-Town Blues Festival Returns to Star Plaza Theatre
The 11th Annual Chi-Town Blues Festival returns to our stage at the Star Plaza Theatre! Here's your chance to hear what our "Sweet Home Chicago" has to offer! 

2015 Free Spring Movies at Goodrich Quality Theaters
Bring in Spring with Free Spring Movies on Saturday, February 28! Every Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 A.M. and 10:00 A.M. see a select movie for free! All ages are welcome and free of admission. This weekend's movie is Earth to Echo playing on 3/14 and 3/15. *Playing at All Goodrich Quality Theaters.