10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, November 13 – 15

10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, November 13 – 15

This weekend, learn a new skill, create your own holiday decorations, support those in need in your community, and more! Read on for our full list of fun events and things to do. Don't forget to wear your mask and social distance at any in-person events! 

Join in on the Q&A with actor Alan Ruck at Family Advocates’ Reach for the Stars virtual anniversary gala

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

In addition to the Q&A session with the “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” and “Succession” star, the event will feature a comedy contest! Find more information here.

Make memories and ornaments at Valpo Parks’ holiday ornament workshop

Holiday ornament workshop

The event will be held at the Banta Center with materials, drinks, and snacks provided. Find more information here.

Bowl with a Hobart firefighter in support of the Hobart Food Pantry


Hosted at the Hobart Lanes, proceeds and donations from this event will directly support the Hobart Food Pantry. Find more details here.

Stay warm all winter long by making your own throw blanket at Hammer & Stain NWI’s cozy blankets workshop

DIY blanket

This beginner-level workshop will teach hand-knitting and feature a variety of colors to choose from. Get more details here.

Find your zen with yoga at Brincka Cross Gardens in Michigan City

Brincka Cross Gardens

The hour-long class will be held inside and is hosted by Porter County Parks and Recreation. For more information, click here.

Explore colors, shapes, textures, and techniques with the Art Explosion class hosted by Chasing Dreams Learning Center

Kid painting

This creative class is fantastic and suitable for all ages. Find more information here.

Create your own winter scene to accent your home with Valpo Parks’ Holiday Snow Globe Make and Shake

Snow globe

This workshop for ages six and older will give you the materials to create some fantastic new holiday decorations for your home. Find more information here.

Find the perfect gifts for everyone in your life at the Craft & Conquer craft show

Craft show

You’ll be sure to find tons of unique items at this event hosted by Schererville Parks & Recreation and Schererville Parks. Find more information here.

Enjoy a delicious cup of joe at HotSpot Cafe La Porte’s Finger Paint Fall Coffee & Canvas workshop

Hot Spot Cafe

They will provide all materials from canvases to paint to coffee. Find more information here. 

Make a local child’s Christmas especially jolly by helping write letters from Santa

Letter from Santa

Santa could use some extra help with his letters this year. Find more details on how to get involved here.