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The South Bend Mishawaka area is a fun and exciting place to spend your weekend. From live music and sporting events to delicious restaurants and fun attractions, there is something for everyone to enjoy whether you are 10 years old or 100 years old. If you are in the area this weekend and are looking for some fun things to do, here are six activities and events to check out.

NOTRE DAME HOCKEY VS. MICHIGAN STATE

February 28 + 29 | Times Vary | Compton Family Ice Arena

Fresh off a road sweep of rival Michigan, the Notre Dame hockey team is back on home ice for a two-game series against Michigan State. The Fighting Irish have lost just once in their last seven games heading into the series of the regular season.

NATE BARGATZE: GOOD PROBLEM TO HAVE

February 28 | 7 p.m. | Morris Performing Arts Center

Following the continued success of his Netflix special, comedian, actor and writer, Nate Bargatze, is extending his best-selling “Good Problem to Have” stand-up tour into 2020. Nate’s comedy is both clean and relatable, evident in his six appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

BOURBON + BACON

February 29 | 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. | Iron Shoe Distillery

Head up to Niles this weekend to celebrate the finer things in life, bourbon and bacon! Iron Shoe Distillery will be serving up a special bacon-infused Old Fashioned paired with their delicious candied bacon for $10.

GEM OF THE OCEAN

Now – March 1 | Times Vary | South Bend Civic Theatre

Set in 1904 Pittsburgh, August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean explores how African Americans try to move forward after slavery, but first they must look to the Middle Passage. Contains adult content and language.