10 Fun Things to do in NWI this weekend October 11-13, 2019

10 Fun Things to do in NWI this weekend October 11-13, 2019
By: Kole Rushmore Last Updated: October 8, 2019

Spooktober is in full swing this weekend as cities in the Region start their Halloween celebrations early! Check out our weekend guide filled with the best activities going on in NWI.

HOBART POP WARNER MOVIE NIGHT

Hobart Events has partnered with Hobart Pop Warner to bring you a family friendly movie night in the Brickie Bowl, where Hobart football started. Help us help Hobart's Littlest Brickies! $5 per person at the door.

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CHESTERTON GHOST TOUR

Join Jayde Starmapper, a professional ghost tour guide, and hear weird and ghastly tales of this tiny town and its inhabitants as we walk through downtown Chesterton (or Porter, if you choose that tour). This town has secrets, and Jayde is going to let you in on a few of them! There have been verified ghost sightings, too, and we'll definitely talk about what's been seen!

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DOWNTOWN SPOOKTACULAR

Grab your kiddos, put on your best costume, and Trick or Treat our Downtown La Porte Businesses.

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EAR CANDY IS BACK AT ROCKS LOUNGE!

Specializing in performing your favorite dance hits from the past 50 years, Chicago's hottest dance band, Ear Candy, turns every night into the ultimate dance party!

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POKEMON GO COMMUNITY DAY

Celebrate Pokemon Go Community Day every month at the library Pokemon gym! October’s featured Pokemon is Trapinch. Call Jonathan at 219-873-3045 for more information.

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TRICK-OR-TREAT TRAIL WALK

Calling all ghouls & goblins! Join us for a frighteningly affordable evening of tricks and treats!

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VISIT THE ALTON GOIN MUSEUM

Have you ever visited the Alton Goin Museum in Portage's Countryside Park? Stop by on the second Saturday of each month to chat with Porter County Historian Kevin Pazour and see an assortment of wonderful treasures linked to the history of Portage Township.

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ART IN THE NATIONAL PARK

Join staff and visitors at Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk to learn how to paint with local artists. The Art Barn School of Art is providing an artist to teach visitors how to paint a picture inspired by the dunes.

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FAMILY SAFETY DAY

Join General Insurance Services and the Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department for a Family Safety Day!

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HAUNTED TRAILS AND FAMILY FALL FEST

Friendship Botanic Gardens will host a spooktacular afternoon for families! Kids are invited to wear their Halloween costumes for a night of family-friendly scares set in the winding nature trails of Friendship Botanic Gardens at dusk. 

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