10 Fun Things to Do in NWI September 21 – September 23, 2018

10 Fun Things to Do in NWI September 21 – September 23, 2018
By: Ideas in Motion Media Last Updated: September 18, 2018

What a very lively weekend; we have with something for everyone to enjoy! Looking across Northwest Indiana, we have the classic Steve Miller Band at the PAV, delicious Portage BrewFest & Taco Test, colorful Dunes Arts Foundation Hosts Plein Air Art Event and Public Art Sale, patriotic Valparaiso Varsity Football Celebrates Patriot Night and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for September 21st - 23rd!

As always, if you have an event going on, let us know with an email to share@ideasinmotionmedia.com and we'll be sure to add it to our calendar!

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September 21: Valparaiso Varsity Football Celebrates Patriot Night - Valparaiso, IN
The VHS will be honoring heroes in GRAND STYLE! We anticipate hosting hundreds of uniformed Military [active/veterans], Law Enforcement [FBI, Sheriffs' Depts., Police Depts., etc.], Firefighters, EMT's, EMS', ERT's, Dept. of Homeland Security, Emergency Management - you name it!

September 21 - 23: Dunes Arts Foundation Hosts Plein Air Art Event and Public Art Sale - Michigan City, IN
The Dunes Arts Foundation will host the First Brush of Fall, a Plein Air art competition where more than 30 top artists from around the region will compete for three days for a chance to win over $5,000 in cash prizes beginning Friday, September 21, 2018. The event will culminate in an awards ceremony and public art sale Sunday, September 23, 2018, 1:30PM CST.

September 22: Steve Miller Band at the PAV 2018 - Hammond, IN
Steve Miller Band live at Hammond, Indiana's Wolf Lake Pavilion on Saturday, September 22nd. Just 20 minutes from Chicago. Gates open at 5pm, show begins at 7pm.

September 22: The Giving Games - Crown Point, IN
Every person that signs up gives $5 to St.Jude! You also get a T-Shirt AND A FUN ADVENTURE! Raise (or donate) $200 for St. Jude and get a swag bag full of awesome items and special coupons! Use the Sponsorship Form attached to track the money raised!

September 22: Portage BrewFest & Taco Test - Portage, IN
This outdoor tasting event will celebrate the region’s booming craft beer industry! Featuring local, regional, and national craft brews, the event will allow guests to sample over 65 varieties of beer, wine, and ciders!

September 22: Senior Art Fair at the Portage Public Library - Portage, IN
The Portage Mayor's Senior Advisory Committee will be hosting our Senior Art Fair in September. Local artists 55 years and over may submit up to 2 original, current pieces of art to the Portage Public Library throughout the month of August. The art will be displayed during the month of September. The public is also invited to join us for a reception on Saturday, September 22, from 1pm 3pm where they can meet the artists.

September 22: Humane Indiana 26th Annual Fun-Walk - Munster, IN
Humane Indiana’s 26th annual "Paws in the Park“ event is set for Saturday, September 22nd at Munster’s Community Park. The one-mile walk and vendor fun fair raises money to care for the animals of Humane Indiana.

September 22: Team Chevy’s 18th Anniversary Celebration - Valparaiso, IN
Come join us for Team Chevrolet's 18th Anniversary Celebration! We will be holding a raffle at 11 A.M. for the chance to win a car for $30! We will be giving 5 car's for $30 to any winning customer!

September 22: DEF 2nd Annual 5K Homecoming Hustle - Chesterton, IN
The Duneland Education Foundation will host the DEF Fun Run/Walk 5K Homecoming Hustle on homecoming weekend, Saturday, Sept. 22. The run/walk will begin at 9:00 a.m. at Chesterton High School (CHS), 2125 S. 11th Street in Chesterton.

September 22: Market Street Chili Fest - Winamac, IN
A Family Friendly Event in downtown Winamac Sponsored by the Downtown Main Street Organization - Wander Our Winamac, WOW! Chili Cooking Competition, Lil Miss and Mr Chili Pepper Pageant, Double Elimination Cornhole Tournament, Food Vendors, Craft Vendors, Free Popcorn sponsored by local businesses, Beer and Wine Vendors, Free Kids Games and prizes sponsored by local businesses and so much more!