Things To Do, Sept. 21
September 19, 2012 2:22PM
Streamers attatched to candy are dropped from a remote control airplane during the Remote Control Show September 2011 at the Jean Shepherd Center in Hammond, Ind. The 2012 show takes place from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 22 at the center. | Sun-Times Media
Updated: October 22, 2012 6:05AM
Join the fun this weekend at the annual Wanatah Scarecrow Festival in downtown Wanatah, with food and craft vendors, battle of the bands, karaoke, food and more.
3-11 p.m. Sept. 21
8 a.m.-11 p.m. Sept. 22
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 23
For details: www.scarecrowfest.org
Run/walk, dog jog
The Family 5K Run/Walk and Dog Jog takes place at Sunset Hill Farm County Park, 775 N. Meridian Road, Valparaiso. Registration is $20 for adults, $5 for children.
7:30 a.m. registration, 8:30 run, Sept. 22
For details: 617-2077
A bake sale and country breakfast is being held at Salem United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 756 W. County Road 350S, Porter Township, south of Lakes of the Four Seasons. Meals are $7 for adults, $5 for ages 5 to 12, and free for kids up to age 4.
7-10 a.m. Sept. 22
For details: 988-4700
Antique car show An antique car show will be held at Bonner Senior Center, 5800 Lexington Ave., Portage, and includes a 25-cent rummage sale, deejay, food and more.
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 22
For details: 762-1522
The seventh annual Remote Control Air Show will be held at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 Mahoney Drive, Hammond. Concessions available. Admission is free.
Noon-3 p.m. Sept. 22
For details: 554-0155
Paws and Party
The Humane Society Northwest Indiana Paws and Party 2012 will be held at 1145 N. St. Joseph St., Gary (look for signs). Tickets are $50 per person and available at the door.
6-10 p.m. Sept. 22
For details: 938-9339
Kids Power Fun Fair
Porter County Animal
Shelter is holding a Kids Power Fun Fair at 2056 County Road 50W, Valparaiso, with kiddie carnival games and prizes, pony rides, bounce house, free craft making, Hungry Howie’s pizza and more. Proceeds benefit the animal shelter
2-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23
The Portage Garden Club in conjunction with the Portage Park Department is offering a floral-arranging program at Woodland Park, Sycamore Room, 2100 Willowcreek Road, Portage. Tickets are $10.
2-5 p.m. Sept. 23
For details: 617-9148,