May Highlights

May 1-4: Energize your May with Goshen College, who hosts Argentinian drumming group Che Malambo. The Shipshewana Flea Market opens this week (get all your “as seen on TV” items and bamboo sheets early!) Pop into Elkhart’s Midwest Museum to see their exhibition, The Northern Indiana Artists Envisioning a Future, Remembering a Past. May 5-11: If First Fridays…

April Highlights

I continue to look for a winning combination of sharing local venues (Merriman’s! Midway! Journeyman’s!) and events (Chicago’s Baconfest anyone? First Fridays in South Bend and Goshen) that provide a glimpse of all there is to experience without being quite as list-y or overwhelmingly (in both creation and access). So, I’ll share a few things that…

February 3-9

It’s cold, but not so cold you can’t enjoy Restaurant Week or First Fridays or a little creation at Make South Bend! Or curl up with a good movie at World Cinema Fest or Screenpeace. Remember to wear layers! Friday, February 3 *CREATE: Silver Metal Clay @ Make South Bend, 6-8pm *ScreenPeace Film Festival in Notre Dame @…

August 26-28: It’s the Weekend!

As summer winds down, I have realized I managed to miss every single DTSB Outdoor Fitness on Saturday mornings. This was one of my favorite things last year, so I was delighted to hear they are expanding it a bit longer through September. My goal is to head there followed by breakfast at The General Deli…

August 5-7: It’s the Weekend!

My dad is getting married this weekend, otherwise I’d be all over that Hot Dog Festival in Chicago. We’ll still spend Friday night enjoying South Bend’s First Friday celebration, especially as it is the last Meet Me on the Island of the season. Where will you find your fun? Friday, August 5 Annual Chalk the Block in St….

July 29-31: It’s the Weekend!

Friday, July 29 Mary Poppins in South Bend @ St. Patrick’s Park, 7:30pm Bryan Lee Six String Therapy in Mishawaka @ Midway Tavern, 9pm Stained Glass Suncatcher in South Bend @ Make South Bend, 5:30pm Mishawaka River Walk Dining Days Saturday, July 30 Urban Adventure Games in South Bend / Mishawaka @ Four Winds Field,…

July 25-28

Monday, July 25 Mishawaka River Walk Dining Days Tuesday, July 26 Mishawaka River Walk Dining Days Wheel Throwing in South Bend @ Make South Bend, 6pm Wednesday, July 27 Mishawaka River Walk Dining Days Thursday, July 28 Mishawaka River Walk Dining Days Steve Talaga Trio in South Bend @ Merriman’s, 8pm Caitlin Canty & Nora…

July 18-21

Monday, July 18 Tuesday, July 19 Wednesday, July 20 Westside Wednesday in South Bend @ Plaza Rosales, 5-10pm Kamm Island Fest in Mishawaka @ Kamm Island, 5-9:30pm Fiddle Funk in South Bend @ Merriman’s, 8pm Lazer Lloyd Band in Mishawaka @ Midway Tavern, 9pm The Dream Team in DTSB @ Vegetable Buddies, 9pm Thursday, July…

July 8-10: It’s the Weekend!

Friday, July 8 Works in Progress in South Bend @ J.C. Lauber, 7-11:30pm Friday Night Block Party in St. Joseph (MI) @ Krasl Art Center, 5-9pm Saturday, July 9 Nappanee Second Saturday Artisan Market in downtown Nappanee, 9am Elkhart County Garden Tour in Elkhart, 10am-4pm Rockin’ River Music Fest in MIshawaka @ Beutter Park, 11am-9pm…

July 4-7

Monday, July 4 Fireworks in Mishawaka @ Beutter Park, dusk Tuesday, July 5 Free whiskey tasting in South Bend @ The Exchange Whiskey Bar, 6-8pm Wednesday, July 6 Arts in Bloom Garden Walk in South Bend, 10am-7pm Thursday, July 7 DEBO BAND in South Bend @ Lang Lab, 8pm Boutique and Brews in Goshen @ Goshen…