August 12-14: It’s the Weekend!

Though I am disappointed to miss a number of fantastic events in South Bend (and Michigan’s Longest Garage Sale!) this weekend, I am thrilled to be returning to my college town for the second annual Eaux Claires Fest. Bon Iver! Mavis Staples! The Staves! Erykah Badu!  What fun will you find?

Friday, August 12

*Ship and Shore Festival in Downtown New Buffalo, 5:30-midnight

*Michigan’s Longest Garage Sale in Michigan on US 12, 9am-5pm

*Ginza Holiday in Chicago @ Old Town / Midwest Buddhist Temple, 5:30-10pm

*Eaux Claires Fest in Eau Claire (WI), noon to midnight

Saturday, August 13

Outdoor Fitness in DTSB @ The Gridiron, 8-11am

South Bend Farmer’s Market in DTSB, 7am-3pm

Goshen Farmer’s Market in Goshen, 8am-1pm

St. Joseph Farmers Market in St. Joseph, MI @ Lake Bluff Park, 9am-2pm

*Michigan’s Longest Garage Sale in Michigan on US 12, 9am-5pm

Urban Garden Farmer’s Market in South Bend @ Orange / Meade, 10am-2pm

*1st Annual East Race Duck Chase in DTSB @ East Race, 10am-3pm

*History Bike Tour of Goshen in Goshen, 10am-12pm

Coffee on the Piazza in Elkhart @ Ruthmere, 10am-12pm

*Kite Festival in Chicago @ Chicago Botanic Gardens, 10am-3pm

*Ginza Holiday in Chicago @ Old Town / Midwest Buddhist Temple, 11:30 am-10 pm

*Eaux Claires Fest in Eau Claire (WI), noon to midnight

Kayaking and Paddling in South Bend @ St. Patrick’s Park, 11am-4pm

*The Birdsell Project in South Bend @ The Commerce Center, 7-10pm

Outdoor Film Series: Jurassic World in DTSB @ The Gridiron, 9pm-12am

Summer Movies in St. Joseph, MI @ Whirlpool Centenniel Park, 10pm-midnight

Sunday, August 14

*Michigan’s Longest Garage Sale in Michigan on US 12, 9am-5pm

*Kite Festival in Chicago @ Chicago Botanic Gardens, 10am-3pm

*Ginza Holiday in Chicago @ Old Town / Midwest Buddhist Temple, 11:30 am-5 pm

First Sundays Free at Ruthmere or Havilah Beardsley in Elkhart, 1-4pm

*Not a weekly event

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