Art and Exercise in South Bend Mishawaka
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Begin your weekend with a 5K run through one of the area’s most beautiful parks then take a look at some masterful works of art right in downtown South Bend.

Running Wild 5K Run

AUGUST 19  // 9:00AM // ST. PATRICK’S COUNTY PARK

The Running Wild 5K Run is professionally chip-timed with disposable chips on park wooded and open field trails, park roads, grass and gravel.

Art Beat

AUGUST 19 // ALL DAY // DOWNTOWN SOUTH BEND

Artists of all kinds fill the streets of downtown South Bend for this free family-friendly event giving exposure to regional artists and performers. Design your own masterpiece at one of the community-art project booths.

Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival: Much Ado About Nothing

AUGUST 18 – 20  // TIMES VARY // DEBARTOLO PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

When men come home from war, marriage is on their minds, but will all end well in Shakespeare’s much-beloved comedy? Find out at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on Notre Dame’s campus.

WHILE YOU’RE HERE…

VISIT

Potato Creek State Park: Go for a hike or enjoy a bike ride before you lay out on the beach looking out onto Worster Lake.

EAT

LaSalle Grill: Expect elegance and gourmet cuisine at this restaurant in downtown’s oldest building.

West End Bakery: Stop by for doughnuts and pastries at this neighborhood institution.

OTHER FUN SUMMER WEEKENDS IN THE BEND

  1. May 26 – 29
  2. June 2 – 4
  3. June 9 – 11
  4. June 16 – 18
  5. June 30 – July 2
  6. July 7 – 9
  7. July 14 – 16
  8. July 28 – 30
  9. August 25 – 27