Here’s a look at things to do.

Suggestions include free back-to-school haircuts at King Milan’s Barbershop in Gary.

BACK-TO-SCHOOL HAIRCUTS

An annual free event, but some restrictions may apply

Details: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 20 at King Milan’s Barbershop, 3637 Grant St., Gary
(219) 980-9055

PORTAGE SUMMER MUSIC IN THE PARK

Portage Parks and Recreation, Portage Chamber of Commerce and Portage Live Entertainment present a concert series featuring all local talent

Aug. 20: New Element (Irish, Celtic, folk, rock and bluegrass music), Sycamore Hall

Aug. 27: Larry Spurlock & The Little Big Band (big band music), Sycamore Hall

Details: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Aug. 27 at Woodland Park, 2100 Willowcreek Road, Portage
(219) 762-3300 or (219) 762-1675

MUSIC IN NATURE

Taltree cq Arboretum & Gardens hosts national tribute bands during this summer concert series sponsored by HighTower cq Scannell Wealth Management, Cathy Hodges Memorial Fund, Martin Security Systems and Ricci’s Landscape Management Inc.

Aug. 30: Marrakesh Express (a widely acclaimed Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young tribute band) takes listeners back to the 1960s with classic hits like “Southern Cross” and “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes”

Details: All concerts start at 6:30 p.m. with gates at 5:30 p.m. and take place, rain or shine, at 450 W. County Road 100 N, Valparaiso
Tickets, $30 per concert (member discounts are available) at
taltree.org