As I’m typing this column, Lansing Autumn Fest is a few hours away. By the time you read this, two days of the fest will be past us. The event has definitely met the goal of bringing the community together. It’s a huge effort that takes an entire community.
Dave DiNoso's Traveling World of Reptiles will entertain children at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Lansing Autumn Fest in downtown Lansing.
LANSING | The village is hosting its second annual Lansing Autumn Fest at Ridge Road and Henry Street for three days beginning Friday, and it's planned to be full of music, food and family entertainment.
CEDAR LAKE | Christian churches throughout Cedar Lake have teamed up to present a free outdoor concert open to young people and families from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
HOMEWOOD | The village of Homewood presents the 12th annual Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 21.
CROWN POINT | Charlie Brown and his lovable gang of friends showcase a day in the life of this classic "Peanuts" cartoon character in Crown Point Community Theatre’s final production of its ninth season, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”
CHICAGO | The GEICO Skytypers will make their first appearance in the Chicago area during the 2013 Chicago Air and Water Show scheduled for Aug. 17 and 18 at North Avenue Beach.
The GEICO Skytypers are set to perform at the Chicago Air and Water Show Aug. 17 and 18 at North Avenue Beach.
PARK FOREST | The village of Park Forest will officially unveil its latest park, and what village officials are hoping will be a national tourist destination, the Park Forest Rail Fan Park, on Saturday.
This caboose sits at the bottom of a large hill that begins a walkway leading to the observation platform at the Park Forest Rail Fan Park, set to open on Saturday.
HOMEWOOD | The village of Homewood celebrates its proud train history with the 10th annual Homewood Railroad Heritage Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19 at the Homewood Auditorium, 2010 Chestnut Road. This is a corrected time from a previous version.
MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville High School will present Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella the Enchanted Version" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and March 22, 23 and 24, with a matinee set for 3 p.m. Sunday in Reinhart Auditorium, 276 E. 68th Place.
MUNSTER | The Munster Theatre Company of Munster High School will present as its winter production the Lewis Carroll classic, "Alice in Wonderland," as adapted for the stage by Anne Coulter Martens.
WHEATFIELD | Roald Dahl's "Willy Wonka" will sweeten the Kankakee Valley High School stage as the KV Theatre Kompany's fall musical, opening Friday.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Cultures will come together at the city's first Fall Festival of Sister Cities, taking place Sept. 8 and 9 on the grounds of Bloom High School, 10th Street and Chicago Road.
SOUTH HOLLAND | The Taste of Thornton Township will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Thornton Township Hall, 333 E. 162nd St., Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli has announced.
HAMMOND | Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will offer two shows June 30, a planetarium show “Earth, Moon and Sun” and a laser light show “Laser Pop.”
UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University's Center for Performing Arts celebrates the holidays with "Junie B. Jones: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!" at 11 a.m. Dec. 3 and 1 p.m. Dec. 4. Emerald City Theatre's adaptation of the best-selling children's book series by Barbara Park was written …
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