South Shore Air Show
The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority (aka Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau) announced the annual Gary Air Show would be relocated from Lake County, where it has been for the last 10 years, to a private business in Newton County — Fair Oaks Farms.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is complaining about the South Shore Air Show moving to Fair Oaks Farms, in effect saying tourism efforts should be confined to Lake County's boundaries. Hogwash, we say.
Speros Batistatos, president and CEO of the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, left, and Fair Oaks Farm CEO Gary Corbett announce the move of the South Shore Air Show to the farm during a news conference Thursday at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond.
HAMMOND | After a one-year hiatus, the South Shore Air Show will take to the skies again in 2014 with Fair Oaks Farms in Newton County as the backdrop.
GARY | In a press conference held at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond Tuesday, the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority confirmed the fate of the 2013 South Shore Air Show. Speros A. Batistatos, President and CEO of the South Shore CVA and the air show event producer, stated th…
GARY | The 14th annual South Shore Air Show may fall victim to impending automatic federal spending cuts, tourism officials said Wednesday.
HAMMOND | As the deadline for possible sequestration nears so does the impending fate of the 14th annual South Shore Air Show.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority won first place for large show event poster during the marketing awards at the 2012 International Council of Air Shows convention in Las Vegas in December.
GARY | At the shoreline, the gulls and dragonflies hovered and darted in Sunday’s cool breezes and bright sunshine along Lake Michigan. High above, under crystal blue skies, man’s flying machines rolled and dove.
Portage resident Ethan Dossett, 8, looks up from digging in the sand to see a heart written in the sky during a performance by Firebirds Xtreme on Sunday at Gary's South Shore Air Show.
Portage resident Aaliyah Bills, 6, slides down a pole as part of the Indiana National Guard's Rope-A-Phobia course with the help of National Guardsman David Aguilera on Sunday during the final day of Gary's South Shore Air Show.
Two members of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform a maneuver called the Calypso Pass on July 8, 2012, during the final day of the South Shore Air Show in Gary.
People watch performers Saturday during the South Shore Air Show over Marquette Park in Gary.
Tony Kazian stands on the wings of a Boeing Stearman 75 piloted by Dave Dacy on Saturday during the South Shore Air Show over Marquette Park in Gary.
The Aerostars pilot their Yakovlev 52 Tailwheels into a maneuver Saturday during the South Shore Air Show over Marquette Park in Gary.
The Aerostars fly their Yakovlev 52 Tailwheels on Saturday in the South Shore Air Show in Gary.
The Aerostars pilot their Yakovlev 52 Tailwheels into a maneuver Saturday during the South Shore Air Show in Gary.
The Golden Knights, an Army parachute team, perform in July 2012 during the South Shore Air Show over Marquette Park in Gary.
The Thunderbirds meet children who are cancer survivors Friday during a Kids Can Fly event.
Thunderbirds pilot Capt. Blaine Jones meets cancer survivor Charlie Watson, 7, of Cedar Lake, on Friday during a Kids Can Fly event as part of the South Shore Air Show.
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