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10 Fun Things to do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana August 16th-18th, 2019

By: Kole Rushmore Last Updated: August 13, 2019

Our weekend guide will take you to 50 Cent’s concert at The PAV (The Pavilion at Wolf Lake) for an unforgettable performance!

BAT APPRECIATION EVENING

Did you know there are nearly 1,000 bat species worldwide? Do you know which bats are native to Indiana? AND bats make up a quarter of all mammal species on earth. Get a close-up of their elongated fingers and winged membrane and join us as we learn all about this mysterious creature, the only mammal capable of flight. Then we’ll head out to our wildlife grounds for some wild bat-watching!

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ART MATTERS FUNDRAISER

Marc t. Nielsen Interiors is proud to host the Art Matters Fundraiser and Art Exhibit on Friday, August 16th from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, August 17th from 12-5 p.m. A portion of the event proceeds will go to the Art Barn School of Art. Walter Edelman, of Edelman Fine Arts, will join us for this two-day event.

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BINGO NIGHT AT HOBART MOOSE LODGE #783

Bingo – Raffles – Door Prizes – 50/50 – Wine Pull

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TRAIL DAY

We are going to trim, fix some board walks, and work on phase 2 or 3. Jd will let us know what to do and if we have a big group, we will do the big project !🤔🔨⛏ You get to sweat , get some fresh air , eat free lunch ,and hangout with lots of really cool people. Meet by the shed at 9 AM

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LUBEZNIK ARTS FESTIVAL

LAF takes place on LCA’s grounds to connect festival-goers to our dynamic programming and exhibitions. This event features fine art and fine craft exhibitors alongside contemporary art galleries, food and interactive family activities. All proceeds from this event are invested back in the community.

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MOVIES IN WASHINGTON PARK: THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS

The Michigan City Parks and Recreation Department and the library collaborate for summer Movies in Washington Park. The August showing is The House with a Clock in its Walls. The movie will begin at dusk. Ten-year-old Lewis goes to live with his oddball uncle in a creaky old house that contains a mysterious ‘tick tock’ noise. He soon learns that Uncle Jonathan and his feisty neighbour, Mrs. Zimmerman, are powerful practitioners of the magic arts. The movie will be shown in North Pointe Pavilion.

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HOBART LAKEFRONT FESTIVAL

Friday August 16th 
5 – 11pm – Craft & Food Vendors
5 – 11:45pm – Beer Garden 
5pm – Upside Down & Backwards
8pm – Chronic Flannel

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FULL MOON HIKE

Come along with our Naturalists and volunteers for this special hike to Lake Michigan and back. Join us at 7:30 p.m. for a presentation about our moon with some “stellar” treats. Hike starts at 8:30 p.m.

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MOVIES IN BULLDOG PARK – “WONDER”

Partnering with the Crown Point Parks & Recreation Dept, Hometown Happenings invites you to join us for a fun family night out at the movies… in Bulldog Park!

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50 CENT AND BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY

Don’t miss the biggest concert of the summer – rap star 50 Cent with special guests Bone Thugs-N-Harmonylive at the Wolf Lake Pavilion in Hammond, Indiana on Saturday, August 17th. Just 20 minutes from Chicago. Get your tickets now at https://wolflakepavilion.com.

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