10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, February 26-28

10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, February 26-28

This weekend, try some delicious food from a new restaurant, watch a comedic one act show online, and more! Read on below for our full list of fun things to do. Don't forget to wear your mask and social distance at any in-person events!

Don’t miss your chance to try a local restaurant’s specials as part of Savor the South Shore Restaurant Weeks

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The South Shore CVA is hosting this event from February 15-28, so be sure to take advantage of the specials before time is up! Find more information about meals and participating restaurants here.

Catch NIETF’s online comedic one act, “The Pitch”

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The show features a young, hungry writer in Hollywood who finally has his chance to pitch his original ideas for movies, television shows, and commercials to a major producer. “The Pitch” will premiere performances will be February 26th, 27th, 28th. Find more information here.

Head to Wise Guys Liquors to check out the new Half Acre Beer Company release

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Head into your local Wise Guys Liquors to try this release! Find more information on their Facebook page here.

Try Blackbird Cafe’s delicious chili for National Chili Day

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Visit their Facebook page here.

Attend the “Reignite. Reimagine. Reform.” TEDx Valparaiso University online event

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TEDxValparaisoUniversity is a forward-thinking, student-led event. Aiming to challenge convention with a constructive attitude, we hope to inspire change and innovation that spreads beyond the Northwest Indiana campus. Find more details here.

Join Valpo Parks for the NEW Polar Bear 5K at Creekside Trails

This cross-country style race is fun for the whole family with a 5K course through the Creekside property. Learn more here.

Listen to the panel at Valparaiso University’s virtual Victory for Valpo event

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Valparaiso University will host a virtual panel featuring Valpo Basketball legends on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 3 p.m. Central Time in advance of that evening’s 5 p.m. game against Indiana State at the Athletics-Recreation Center. Check it out here.

Watch the City of Hammond’s Black History Month Virtual Celebration

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The theme will be “2021 Leadership in Education” and will be honoring African American Principals and Assistant Principals. Find more information here.

Attend the Youth of the Year event with the Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Indiana

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This year’s event will take place on Thursday, February 25 at 6 p.m.Find more details about this year’s Youth of the Year here.

Order one of Mascot Hall of Fame’s Confetti Crates


The Confetti Crate comes with all the materials you need to have a great family fun night in the comfort of your own home. Find more information on the Confetti Crate here.