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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI October 12 - October 14, 2018


Enjoy the changing of the leaves and coolness of autumn this weekend with some fun events. There are great events to make the weekend memorable like the naturalistic Festival of the Owls, colorful Portage Township YMCA Trick-or-Treat Trail Walk, delicious Westville United Methodist Church Fish Fry, energetic Hammond Sportsplex Host Men's Soccer Tournament, and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for October 12th - 14th!

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October 12: Portage Township YMCA Trick-or-Treat Trail Walk - Portage, IN
Join us on Friday, October 12 for a night of tricks and treats in support of the Portage Township YMCA's Y-Care program.

October 12: Paladin Hiring Fair - Michigan City, IN
We have a hiring fair coming up soon! Tell all of your friends!

October 12: Westville United Methodist Church Fish Fry - Westville, IN
Dinner includes your choice of Fried or Baked Pollack or Shrimp, or Fish/Shrimp Combo; French Fries or Baked Potato, coleslaw, or mac & cheese or apple sauce; and drink for $9.00 adults, and $8.00 for Senior Citizen. We also have Chicken Nugget meal for $7.00.

October 12 - 14: Hammond Sportsplex Hosts Men’s Soccer Tournament - Hammond, IN
The Hammond Sportsplex is hosting a Grand Opening Men’s Elite Soccer Tournament on October 12-14, 2018. Come by and meet the staff and tour the new facility.

October 13: Washington Township Fire Department Family Safety Day - Valparaiso, IN
We're at it again! Join General Insurance Services and the Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department for a Family Safety Day! Food & Fun for the whole family!

October 13: Festival of the Owls - Valparaiso, IN
Humane Indiana Wildlife’s first annual Festival of the Owls event will feature live owl programs throughout the day, make-and-take owl nest boxes, avian educational activities, food, and fun!

October 13: 5K Run/Walk Oral Cancer Awareness - Merrillville, IN
We are looking for runners and walkers to attend our event. All ages invited and there will be a DJ and prizes for all age groups.

October 13: Festival of the Trail - Highland, IN
This year’s event is exclusively for the arts and will feature artist and art-related booths, live music and poetry readings at the Mural Alcove, activities at the Highland Branch of the Lake County Library, and a small Farmer's Market, presented by Zandstra’s Farm and Greenhouse.

October 13: Michigan City Farmers Market - Michigan City, IN
Join purveyors and producers of all kinds this Saturday from 8am-1pm in a time-honored tradition full of food, fresh air, and fun!

October 13: Fall Festival - Lowell, IN
Travel back in time and enjoy some fun old time traditions at the two day Fall Festival at Buckley Homestead. Watch cowboys fight off bad guys, pan for gold, participate in the pony express try outs, and experience so much more.

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