Area drive-in to screen Jimmy Buffett concert with nationwide audience

2014-06-15T00:00:00Z 2014-06-16T07:58:05Z Area drive-in to screen Jimmy Buffett concert with nationwide audienceSperos A. Batistatos, president and CEO of South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority nwitimes.com

Join the 49er Drive-In in Valparaiso as it presents Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band for a Live at the Drive-In Music Series show Thursday from Fort Worth, Tex.

For the first time ever, a live music concert will be simulcast to drive-ins across the country.

Beginning at 4 p.m., attendees 21 and older can enjoy food, drinks and a live opening band before the concert begins. Tickets are $18 each and can be purchased by visiting www.liveatthedrive-in.com.

Engines to rev

Car enthusiasts are invited to participate in the South Shore Regional Car Show, to be hosted at Fair Oaks Farms on July 10. Registration is $20 and includes a T-shirt and a dash plaque. Visit www.southshorecva.com/airshow/car-show for more information or to register.

Pass of all Passes

Purchase the 2014 Chicagoland Pass of All Passes and enjoy season-long entitlements at numerous attractions along the South Shore. Participating attractions include Gary SouthShore RailCats baseball, Seven Peaks Duneland, Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, and more. Visit www.sevenpeaks.com/chicagoland for more information.

Symphony goes to the movies

The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra will present Symphony Goes to the Movies on June 22 at the Crown Point High School Auditorium, 1500 S. Main St., with two performances, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Attendees can enjoy selections from "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "The Wizard of Oz,"  "Gone with the Wind" and more. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.nisorchestra.org/pages/concerts/special.php.

Family time at campground

The Summer Beach Family Fun Zone at Caboose Lake Campground in Remington is open for the season. Visitors can enjoy bumper boats, inflatables, water wars and more while camping at this family and pet-friendly campground. For more information, call (219) 261-3828 or visit www.cabooselake.com.

New hotel opens

A brand new, all-suite extended stay hotel has opened in Schererville. Staybridge Suites Schererville boasts wireless Internet, daily hot breakfast, an indoor pool and social evening receptions. Call (219) 227-5125.

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