10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, March 19-21

10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, March 19-21

This weekend, enjoy a new sweet or savory treat, sing your heart out, and more. Make sure to wear your mask and social distance at any in-person events! 

Enjoy Red VinesⓇ or Sour PunchⓇ Straws while learning about the sweet history of American Licorice Company 

Red Vines

The signature sweets of this local, family-owned business are beloved by many, so take a moment to learn about their creation! Check the brief history out here

Try the Green Velvet Latte or Matcha Chai from Blackbird Cafe

Blackbird Cafe matcha chai latte

Don’t wait to try these delicious drinks as they are one of Blackbird Cafe’s March drink specials. Find more information about the ingredients of these drinks here.

Listen to ESPN radio host Sarah Spain’s storytime for the City of Whiting’s Mascot Hall of Fame 

Dino basketball

Spain will read Dino Basketball by Lisa Wheeler. Check it out here. 

Looking to plan some changes for your space? Use the redecorating tips from the Lynda Anderson Team at Boulder Bay Realty 

Dual tone kitchen

Whether you want to paint your cabinets or implement a more natural color palette, they’ve got tips for you. Check ‘em out here.

Enjoy 50% off every pizza from Domino’s Hobart when you use their new carside delivery option

Domino's Hobart

This convenient new service is available Sunday-Thursday 10 a.m. - midnight and Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 1 a.m. Find more details here. 

Snap a selfie with Chicago Street Theatre’s marquee this month for the chance to win free “Heathers: The Musical” swag

Chicago Street Theatre

Be sure to tag Chicago Street Theatre when you post your “Marquee and Me” selfie to social media! 

Audition for the City of La Porte’s “Hoosier STAR” vocal competition 

Hoosier STAR

Sponsored by NIPSCO, Northwest Health, and Horizon Bank, this competition will feature a prize of $1,000 for the adult and youth winners! Find more information here. 

Join the City of Crown Point’s second annual Spring/Easter Decorating Competition 

Easter decor

Register before the end of day on March 19 for the chance to win a $50 Niemeyer’s Landscape Supply gift card. For more information call 219-662-3290.

Bring your child to the City of Whiting’s Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt at the Whiting Public Library 

Easter eggs

This event is open for children ages 4-10. Anyone who finds a “golden” egg can redeem it for a larger prize. Find more information here. 

Enjoy the new Harvest Veggie Burger at Culver’s of Valparaiso 


This is the perfect option if you’re in the mood for Culver’s but are vegetarian or looking for something a bit healthier. The veggie patty is made with fire-roasted chickpeas, mushrooms, peppers, corn and cheese. Explore more of their offerings here.