Things To Do, Aug. 24
August 22, 2012 5:06PM
Crowds walk down Main Street during the 35th annual PorkFest in Kouts, Ind., in this August 2011 photo. | Sun-Times Media file
Updated: September 25, 2012 6:02AM
Tour de LaPorte
The Tour de LaPorte cancer benefit begins with registration at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, for the running and walking events. The cycling event begins at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Soldier’s Memorial Park, 250 Pine Lake Ave., LaPorte.
Aug. 25 and Aug. 26
For details: 326-2471,
(877) 265-4539 or
A rummage sale is being held at the Salem United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 756 W. County Road 350S, Porter Township, south of Lake of the Four Seasons.
8 a.m. to noon Aug. 25
For details: 988-4700
Love of Art Festival
Fine artists and craftsmen give demonstrations and sell their wares along 119th Street in downtown Whiting.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 25
For details: 659-5159 or www.119streetartists.org
Taste of Porter County
The event includes more than 150 vendor booths, car and motorcycle show, arts and crafts, and a beer garden.
11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 25 and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 26
For details: www.tasteofportercounty.com
Aukiki River Festival
Step back to an earlier era of life along the Kankakee River during the Aukiki River Festival being held at 1099 Baums Bridge Road, Kouts.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 25 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 26
For details: 766-2302 or www.kankakeevalleyhistoricalsociety.org
Car wash benefit
Romp and Roll Walk car wash is being held at the St. Catherine Hospital, 4321 Fir St., East Chicago. Washes are by freewill donation, with proceeds benefitting the Cancer Resource Centre.
2 p.m. Aug. 24
For details: 392-7430