Essenhaus Classic Car Cruise-In

July 29/MIDDLEBURY – Das Dutchman Essenhaus will host a Classic Car Cruise-In all summer long! Visit each Thursday, from 4:30 until 8 p.m. – this event is FREE to all participants and spectators. Enjoy strolling through the vintage vehicles and comparing makes, models and memories! Shopping and dining discounts are available for those showcasing a classic car at the event. Whether you are a classic car owner or a car enthusiast this event is for you!  By registering your classic car in this event, you will receive discount coupons to the Essenhaus Restaurant and the Essenhaus Village Shops. Enjoy strolling through the vintage vehicles and comparing makes, models, and memories!

Derby Dinner Playhouse

Now Thru Aug.15/CLARKSVILLE – Dust off your leather jackets, pull on your bobby socks and take a trip back to 1959! Relive the magic, music, and romance of this wildly popular musical. “Grease” is the word…again! Derby Dinner Playhouse is the theatrical entertainment leader in both Indiana and neighboring state Kentucky, noted for their professional productions of Broadway musicals and lighthearted comedies. Each dinner theatre production comes alive with the magic of lights, costumes, a live orchestra, and a stage full of professional performers.   >MORE


Great Lakes Grand Prix

Aug. 5-8/MICHIGAN CITY – The award-winning Great Lakes Grand Prix features many of the world’s fastest and most powerful offshore power boats along with AquaX jet ski racing. Throughout this exciting free 4-day event, walk through Washington park and chat with racers, team members, boat and jet ski owners which also appear in the boat parade, block party and Taste of Michigan City. All weekend long, enjoy live entertainment, family fun, the food court, drinks and Racing! Saturday from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. is the Four A’s Vintage Car Show. Boat parade and block party Saturday from 6-8 p.m. For VIP event tickets go to

Exhibit Columbus Preview Party

Aug. 20-21/COLUMBUS – 5-11 p.m. at Mill Race Park. Celebrating the designers, curators, fabricators, volunteers, and leaders of the 2021 Exhibit Columbus Exhibition! The evening extends after dinner with music and dancing under the stars in an updated party area! Dinner stations will open at 7 p.m.  Tickets start at $200 and are available at eventbrite. Saturday will be an entire day of free events including a series of conversations at First Christian Church and at the Mill Race Park Amphitheater. Twilight music in Mill Race Park at the amphitheater from 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. will end the event.