10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana March 1st – 3rd, 2019

10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana March 1st – 3rd, 2019
By: Kole Rushmore Last Updated: February 26, 2019

Northwest Indiana has another jam-packed weekend of awesome things to do this weekend! Friday night kicks off with Shrek the Musical at the Memorial Opera House, Bedtime Stories at Chicago Street Theater in Valpo. Blue Chip Casino hosts UFC 235 Saturday night and the #VUCrusaders face the Purple Aces. Sunday Funday Wacky Crafts returns to the Mascot Hall of Fame. Find out what else is going on this weekend!

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March 1st - Bedtime Stories at CST!

Chicago Street Theatre - Valparaiso, Indiana

It's Dad's turn to tell his three rambunctious kids their bedtime stories, but when he gets fuzzy on the details, the classics get creative: a prince with a snoring problem spices up The Princess and The Pea, The Boy Who Cried Wolf cries dinosaur instead, and Rumpelstiltskin helps turn all that pesky gold into straw. You may think you know your fairy tales, but not the way Dad tells them.

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March 2nd - Shrek The Musical

Memorial Opera House - Valparaiso, IN

Weekend Performances: February 15 Through March 10, 2019. GROUP RATES AVAILABLE!
"Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek...." And thus begins the rousing fairy tale adventures of ogre turned likely hero that is coming to the Opera House stage to kick of our 2019 season.

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March 2nd - The Hawk Talk

Humane Indiana Widlife - Valparaiso, IN

Let's talk hawks! Join us to meet one of our longest standing ambassadors, our female Red-tailed Hawk as well as one of our newest, our Rough-legged Hawk. During this program we will be learning about hawks that can be found in Indiana throughout the year, where to look for them, and how we can help protect these incredible predators. All ages welcome.

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March 2nd - Valparaiso Family YMCA Cycle Challenge

Valparaiso Family YMCA - Valparaiso, IN

Peddle with a Purpose at our annual Cycle Challenge on March 2nd in the Studio D group exercise room. All proceeds benefit the Valparaiso Family YMCA Annual Campaign.

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March 2nd - VU Men's Basketball vs Evansville

Valparaiso University Athletics Recreation Center - Valparaiso, Indiana

Come support your seniors!

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March 2nd - Portage Library Crafter's Club

Portage Public Library - Portage, IN

A new project will be offered and demonstrated each month!

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March 2nd - UFC 235 - Public Viewing

Blue Chip Casino - Michigan City, IN

A UFC Light Heavyweight Championship bout between two-time champion Jon Jones and challenger Anthony Smith is expected to headline the event.

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March 3rd - 5th Annual Theaterpalooza Fee Theatre Festival

Theatre Northwest on Grant - Gary, Indiana

NIETF presents the 5th Annual Theatrepalooza Free Theatre Festival Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 2-4:30 pm

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March 1st - Bird Migration: Raptors

Gibson Woods Nature Preserve - Hammond, IN

The excitement of spring bird migration will soon be upon us. Join a park naturalist and fellow bird enthusiasts to learn more about what birds will be moving through our area. A video and slide show about raptors will be offered. The presentations will feature many tips on identification. Designed for ages 12 and up. Pre-registration required; please call 219-844-3188.

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March 2nd - Sunday Funday Wacky Crafts

Mascot Hall of Fame - Whiting, IN

Join us at the Mascot Hall of Fame every Sunday at 1:00pm for Wacky Crafts - a Sunday Funday for museum guests featuring a new craft each week! Participants must pay general museum admission at the ticket counter, and all craft supplies are included! Don't miss out on an additional, interactive activity at the MHOF, allowing you to take a piece of the fun home with you!

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