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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for March 2nd – 4th, 2018


As we catch the first glimpses of Spring’s pending arrival, Northwest Indiana is starting to heat up and get back on the move again. Check out all the events to do this weekend!

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First Friday Art Walk - March 2nd
Discover the magic of the Uptown Arts District in downtown Michigan City! Enjoy the dynamic First Friday Art Walk as businesses and art galleries host featured artists from all walks of life. It will be a local art experience like no other! 

Michigan City Art League Artist Reception  - March 2nd
Michigan City is celebrating their talented local artists of the Michigan City Art League! This is your chance to meet the exhibiting artists and chat about where they draw their inspiration from and learn about each of their artistic techniques! 

 Fish N' More Fridays - March 2nd
Every Friday through April 8th, Descent of the Holy Spirit Orthodox Church is hosting a Fish Fry complete with shrimp, tilapia, catfish, fish-n-chips, chicken strips, stuffed cabbage, piergoies, and more! There will also be strudel, nut roll, beer and wine for sale 3-7pm! 

Bishop Noll Institute Lenten Fish Fry Dinners - March 2nd
Bishop Noll Institute is hosting fish fry dinners from 4:30-7pm on Fridays until March 23rd! Dinners include choice of entrée, salad bar/sides, dessert and beverages. Prices are $8 for pollock, $9 for ocean perch, $11 for shrimp and $11 for mixed plate (pollock, perch and shrimp).

Sideways Stories From Wayside School - March 2nd-3rd
You can imagine the confusion at Wayside School when the builder made a terrible mistake. Instead of building 30 classrooms side by side, he built them one on top of another. Perhaps this accounts for all the wacky goings-on in Mrs. Jewls' class where children are being turned into apples or dead rats are wearing raincoats, and little girls are trying to sell their toes. Based on the best-selling book series by Louis Sachar, these Sideways Stories are a ridiculously good time for the entire family.

Westville Elementary PTO Bazaar & Craft Show - March 3rd
Join Westville Elementary for their first Annual Spring Bazaar! There will be vendors, crafters, food, raffles, and more! Some vendors include The Spoiled Housewife, Rise’N Roll, LuLaRoe, Sundance Botanicals, Tupperware, Homemade Craft Items, and much, much more. This will be from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Monterrey at the Blue Chip Casino - March 3rd
Monterrey will be back at the Rock’s Lounge at the Blue Chip Casino on March 3rd! Come by between 1:30 and 3:30 for a great time with great music! Monterrey the band is a premiere lounge act that has been performed in Northwest Indiana and the Chicagoland area for decades. 

Independent Cat Society Sweetheart Day - March 3rd
Join us March 3rd from 10 am to 4 pm for Sweetheart Day! All teams will have a variety of things for sale, as well as prize baskets, baked goods and more! While browsing team displays, you can meet some of our Sweetheart candidates for this year and cast your votes for your favorite. We will also be offering some tasty lunch options.

Steel Magnolias Dinner Theater - March 4th
A hilarious and heart-warming play set in a Louisiana beauty shop, it follows the hopes, dreams, triumphs and tragedies of six colorful characters and inspired the 1989 film which starred Julia Roberts, Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine and Dolly Parton. It’s a story exploring the bond between a mother and daughter, and friendships of those who feel like family.

Forrest Gump Hump 5k - March 4th
Come experience the trails in Oak Ridge Prairie in Griffith by running the Forrest Gump Hump 5k on Sunday March 4, 2018. Course may contain snow, water, and mud depending on the weather. This race is part of 2018 Crazy Legs Race Series and more info about the series can be found at www.crazylegsraceseries.info

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