Cool things to do!
The Acorn Theater is a rare and remarkable performing arts venue bringing high-quality, professional, live entertainment to its audience. Built in a historic featherbone factory, the Acorn offers a unique intimate atmosphere, with equally unique programming. Now as a newly formed 501 (c) 3 Non-for-Profit, the Acorn looks to expand it’s reach and cater to the community it serves, and beyond.
Barre + Beyond is a boutique fitness studio specializing in Mind Over Matter Method, known as M3, a signature barre technique formulated for all stages of a female’s life. This challenging yet safe total body workout melds the best from Ballet, Pilates and Stretch Conditioning and is modifiable for all fitness levels. Set to upbeat music, each exercise series includes specialized movements coupled with complementary stretches to strengthen and sculpt the upper body, lower body and core. By targeting individual muscle groups, this unique workout not only builds strength and tone but also creates a long lean physique, a physique much desired by women of all ages.
Billy Boy’s Blueberry Barn is your favorite Chicagoland blueberry picking farm, located in Michigan City, Indiana. Come out and pick your own blueberries!
Deep River Waterpark is the second largest publicly owned waterpark in the USA and largest in the Northern Indiana, Southern Michigan and Chicagoland area. Open the Friday before Memorial Day thru Labor Day 10am-6pm, we feature over 16 waterplay features for all age and activity levels. Additionally there’s a “weather guarantee”, we’re cooler friendly, and there’s always free parking.
East Wind Studios offers a variety of classes: Yoga, Pilates, Barre, Tai Chi, Meditation and health & wellness workshops. We also offer a free Tuesday night class at 6:30pm. You can sign in and check Mind Body Online for our most up to date class schedule. Or follow us on Facebook or Instagram!
May 1st through October 31st – Tuesday through Sunday from 9am-5pm (Central Time)
April and November – Saturday and Sunday from 10am-4pm (Central Time)
1-Day Pass (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday-Sunday): $9
Senior Rate (65+): $7
Discount Day (Thursday): $5 for Adults, $4 for Seniors
Children 12 and under: FREE everyday!
Active Duty Military: FREE everyday (must show ID)
Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest is a 300 acre oak preserve of formal gardens, woodlands, wetlands and prairies. Officially becoming part of Purdue University Northwest in 2018, Gabis Arboretum provides an enriching, natural habitat for public, educational, conservation and recreational use year-round.
Located approximately 25 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and 60 miles southeast of Chicago in Valparaiso, Indiana, Gabis Arboretum offers beautiful vistas, quiet corners and hiking trails to escape into its diverse landscape.
Hours and cost of admission can be found at https://www.pnw.edu/gabis-arboretum/