Farmers Markets and Outdoor Summer Movies

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Valpo Summer Market

Valparaiso’s Summer Market returns to the Urschel Pavilion in Central Park Plaza, 68 Lafayette St. The program opened June 2 and runs Tuesdays and Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Social distancing will be followed. Call 219-462-5144 to learn more.


Chesterton’s European Market

This combination of foods and crafts returns to Thomas Centennial Park, 220 Broadway. The market runs Saturday, now through Oct. 3. To learn more, visit


Coffee Creek Farmers Market

This market runs Wednesdays through Oct. 21, 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Coffee Creek Park, 850 E. 1050 N. in Chesterton. To learn more, visit


Crown Point Farmers Market

This market runs 7:00 a.m.  to noon, Saturdays, now through Sept. 26, at Bulldog Park, 183 S. West St. Call 219-662-3290 to learn more.


Hobart’s Summer Market on the Lake

This combination of locally grown produce, crafts, food trucks, and live entertainment runs Thursdays, July 9 through Oct. 5 at Festival Park, 111 E. Old Ridge Rd. Call 219-942-4511 to learn more.


Miller Beach Farmers Market 

This market runs Sundays now through Aug. 30, starting at 11:00 a.m. at 667 S. Lake St. in the Miller section of Gary. Call 219-238-6578 for more details.


LaPorte Farmers Market

This community market started May 23 and continues Saturdays through Oct. 10 at Lincolnway and Monroe St. Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Call 219-448-1674 for more information.


Munster Community Market

Days vary, but this market is running June 30 to Sept. 15, 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Community Park, 8601 Calumet Ave. The contact number is 219-836-7275.


Michigan City Farmers Market

This European-style market started May 30 and runs Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  at 724 Franklin St. in downtown Michigan City. Visit for more details, including vendor registration.



Hobart church bringing summer movies to its lot


Want to go to the movies Saturday night but don’t want to pay a lot? Barrington Ridge Baptist Church is turning its parking lot into a drive-in this summer.

Now through Saturday, Aug. 15, Barrington Ridge Baptist, located at 97 Bracken Parkway (off Ind. 51 and across from St. Mary Medical Center), is presenting a free movie, open to the general public.

Social distancing will be observed. The parking lot opens at 7:30 p.m., with movies starting at dusk. Instead of those drive-in devices connected to vehicles, patrons will turn their vehicle radios on to 88.9 FM.


Following is the remaining schedule of movies:

July 11 – Animated movie, 8:23 p.m. start

July 18 – Animated movie, 8:18 p.m.

July 25 – Action movie, 8:12 p.m.

Aug. 1 – Animated movie, 8:00 p.m.

Aug. 8 – Animated movie, 8:00 p.m.

Aug. 15 – Noland’s pick, 8:00 p.m.

For more information, call the church at 219-942-8016 or visit

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