THREE OAKS – Optimism was in no short supply at the well-attended Sunday, Oct. 6, fundraiser to support the renovation and preservation project for the Spring Creek School building that was hosted by Lynn and Allen Turner at their historic and scenic Spring Creek Farm property.
MICHIGAN CITY — More than 300 luminarias were lit up in front of the Michiana Humane Society on Sept. 26 during the annual Remember Me Thursday ceremony.
HARBERT — Participants in the Sept. 28 “The Art of Living Well,” an annual fundraiser for Meals on Wheels of Southwest Michigan, practiced what they preach and combined for an event that was even more successful than last year, according to Executive Director Linda Strohl.
NEW BUFFALO — Chef Jackie Shen collaborated with an old friends from her Chicago days to transform her normally comfortably casual café at 802 W. Buffalo St. into a magical setting for a French Cuisine Dinner to benefit the New Buffalo Township Library on Sunday, Oct. 19.
NEW BUFFALO — A dedication ceremony for GTEGANÉS (The Little Garden) surrounding the Enduring Spirit sculpture created by Fritz Olsen in downtown New Buffalo was held on Wednesday, Sept. 18.
HARBERT — Harold Harris is retiring from the world of art, and Center of the World Woodshop Showroom, 13400 Red Arrow Highway, Harbert, is inviting the public to a reception in his honor on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 4 to 5 p.m.
THREE OAKS — In conjunction with the global Climate Strike on Friday, Sept. 20, a group of about 15 “like-minded cosmic thinkers and stewards” gathered for an invocation ceremony that evening at the Dewey Cannon Park Pavilion in Three Oaks.
NEW BUFFALO — Great weather to go with the tropical setting of the Pool Bar at the Four Winds Casino combined for a record attendance for the first “Mixer” gathering of the season of the Harbor Country Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, Sept. 10.
NEW BUFFALO — With fall weather just around the corner, Three Oaks Wurstfest will usher in the season of craft beers, cider and regional wines on Saturday, Sept. 21, in downtown Three Oaks
THREE OAKS — The Harbor Country Hikers were given a different perspective on the wonders of nature found along the Hoadley Nature Trail in Three Oaks’ Watkins Park when Berrien County Drain Commissioner Chris Quattrin started off their Saturday, Sept. 7, outing with a little bit of history, …
ROLLING PRAIRIE, Ind. — The roar of tractor engines, the light laughter of happy children, and the ever-so-satisfying crunch of a bite into a fresh apple carried across the warm breeze at one of La Porte County’s most venerable farmlands Saturday morning, Aug. 31.
NEW BUFFALO — A “major collaborative effort with the Rotary Club and nine other organizations” that yielded a seven-station outdoor adult exercise equipment facility at New Buffalo Township’s Memorial Park was celebrated on Friday, Aug. 30.
HARBERT — The checkered, quirky history of winemaking in Southwest Michigan coupled with the chance to sample the goods were on the agenda for The Region of Three Oaks Museum’s fund-raiser on Saturday, Aug. 24. In keeping with the topic, the setting was the former tasting room of the Molly …
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.