BERRIEN SPRINGS — The 2019 Berrien County Youth Fair was the last (as far as showing animals goes) for 20-year-old Erica Zandarski of Three Oaks.
NEW BUFFALO — The weekend of Aug. 9-11 was filled with performances by 11 bands, the return of the Saturday evening Lighted Boat Parade, a kid-centric Sunday afternoon and much more as the Ship & Shore Festival returned to its roots in Lions Park along New Buffalo’s shoreline.
NEW BUFFALO — The band is called Warren Dunes, two of its three members are from New Buffalo, and on Wednesday, Aug. 7, the Seattle-based group played a well-attended concert on the New Buffalo Township Memorial Park Pavilion Stage.
NEW BUFFALO — The group that gathered in the lobby of the New Buffalo Township Library on Aug. 1 planned a special tribute and thank you to Jackie Shen for her many contributions to and support of the library.
BARODA — It’s been two decades since cows from the Shuler Dairy Farm in Baroda Township began participating in the Berrien County Youth Fair.
THREE OAKS — Taking the stage as Mark Twain, actor Richard Henzel doesn’t set out to make audiences feel like they’re meeting the legendary writer of “ Tom Sawyer” and “Huckleberry Finn.”
HARBERT — Members of the Prairie Club have a long and proud history of being environmentally friendly and conservation minded, so when it came time to look at some ways to try to rid their Camp Hazelhurst property in Harbert of invasive non-native plant species they sought to do it in the mo…
THREE OAKS — A true behind-the-scenes look at the making of the full-length movie “Prancer” that has become a holiday tradition for many was given to viewers with the premiere showing of “Lights! Camera! Three Oaks! The Making of Prancer” on July 20 at the Vickers Theatre.
LAKESIDE — The 2019 Cocktails at the Grand Cottage find-raiser for the Michiana Humane Society, hosted by Will Schauble and Jason Spohn (Gail Lowrie also served on the organizing committee) was held on the glorious summer evening of Saturday, July 27.
GRAND BEACH – With an Aug. 15 deadline fast approaching, the creation of the Grand Beach Nature Preserve took a giant step toward its goal with a July 20 auction benefit.
THREE OAKS — The 2019 Acorn Theater Singer-Songwriter Contest winner is a recent high school graduate who wowed a full-house audience (and three esteemed judges) with a ukulele-accompanied tune inspired by a literary classic.
UNION PIER — The Grove is now offering “American Fare with a Latin Flair” in the same historic building as the Gordon Beach Inn at 16220 Lakeshore Road, Union Pier.
THREE OAKS — To hear him tell it, Robert Swan, possibly the longest lasting and most prolific opera impresario in the area, can’t be stopped
BRIDGMAN — Lake Side Fit, located at 4171 Lake Street in Bridgman, is making the most of its surroundings by offering classes that take advantage of nearby Weko Beach, introducing the new business to the community during the July 13 Celebrate Bridgman Parade, and even reacting positively to …
NEW TROY — Paul Backus has spent more than two decades repurposing old tools, farm implements and other “found objects” into a large collection of outsider art.
THREE OAKS — The Alapash New Home store in downtown Three Oaks was already full of shoppers by the time the ceremonial grand-opening ribbon was being cut at noon on Friday, July 5.
NEW TROY — The second Strawberry Social at the New Troy Community Center centered around the Amish-built gazebo presented to the community last year as a gift from the Boyd family to honor the memory of Allan Boyd (1925-2017).
GRAND BEACH — A Grand Beach Nature Preserve Fundraiser is scheduled for 6 to 10 p.m. (Central Time) Saturday, July 20, at the Grand Beach Village Clubhouse.
THREE OAKS — More than 20 unique works of art (in the form of chairs, tables, benches, a children’s tea party set, a plush vanity and more) found new homes at the June 26 Chair Affair “Art-Full” benefit for Neighbor by Neighbor.
NEW BUFFALO — A seven-station oasis of senior exercise equipment was installed at New Buffalo Township’s Memorial Park on Thursday, June 27.
BENTON HARBOR — The new Flagship True North Fish Market in Benton Harbor, the second local venture for owner Rachel Collins, offers menu items such as fish and chips, popcorn shrimp, perch sandwiches and catfish bites.
ST. JOSEPH — Hearts were heavy at the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office Thursday, June 27, as police learned of the death of Nero, one of the department’s K9 officers.
SAWYER — Throughout the month of July, Chikaming Open Lands (COL) and the Rotary Club of Harbor Country are organizing the #10Trail Challenge, a program designed to highlight local hiking trails in Michiana.
LAKESIDE — Eight gardens inspired by a variety of architectural home and landscape styles, formal and informal themes, and the elements of the grounds themselves were on display Saturday, June 22, during the 2019 Lakeside Garden Walk.
THREE OAKS — Barbara Doepker’s 27 years of service to the Three Oaks Township Public Library was celebrated on May 30 with friends, colleagues, patrons and two cakes.
THREE OAKS — Rainy weather did not dampen the spirits of the family members friends of Chris Thompson who gathered on the afternoon of Sunday, June 9, at Lakeside Cabins Resort on Warren Woods Road to take part in the dedication ceremony organized by Chikaming Open Lands (COL) for its latest…
NEW BUFFALO — The Pokagon Fund has awarded $100,000 to 20 Harbor Country residents to attend the post-secondary institution of their choice for the 2019-20 school year.
THREE OAKS — For many attending the May 31 ribbon-cutting and grand opening event at “A Drawing Room,” getting a long-awaited look inside award-winning artist Thomas Allen Pauly’s new studio and gallery at 9 North Elm St. was a magic moment.
THREE OAKS — The Second Annual Chair Affair benefit for Neighbor by Neighbor will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Froehlich’s new space in downtown Three Oaks in the 19 North Elm upstairs party space.
THREE OAKS — The Harbor Country Chamber of Commerce will perform a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 8, to kick off the Grand Opening of Froehlich’s Kitchen and Pantry in downtown Three Oaks.
UNION PIER — Frankie’s Place Executive Chef Frank Biondo’s goal is to make the Union Pier restaurant “a destination that you want to come to, where you know you’re going to have a good meal and a good time.”
THREE OAKS — The love of baseball was the bond that produced an entertaining, old-fashioned afternoon of friendly competition in Three Oaks on Saturday, May 18, with the local Eddie Gaedel Society team going against the House of David Echoes, a team that has played by vintage Civil War Era r…
THREE OAKS — Tori Wilson and Kai Harrison were crowned 2019 Three Oaks Flag Day Princess and Prince in the River Valley High School Auditorium on Sunday, May 19.