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.
SHAKESPEARE AFTER HOURS
July 19 | 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. | LangLab
Kicking off the 2019 Notre Dame Shakespeare festival season is Shakespeare After Hours, the raucous, no-holds-barred take on Shakespeare’s “bawdy, boozy, and bloody side.” Returning once again to LangLab , this adults-only performance features local artists.
LIVERPOOL VS. BORUSSIA DORTMUND SOCCER
July 19 | 8 p.m. | Notre Dame Stadium
Be part of all the action as Liverpool kicks off its United States tour at Notre Dame Stadium against Borussia Dortmund. This marks the first time Notre Dame Stadium will host a competitive soccer match in its 90-year history. Tickets and hotel rooms are still available.
July 20 | 2 p.m. | Washington Hall at University of Notre Dame
Returning to Washington Hall is ShakeScenes, an annual and family-friendly event featuring performances from dozens of young people from The Bend. In its 16th year, ShakeScenes offers a unique spin on some of Shakespeare’s most famed works.
DTSB STELLA ARTOIS GARDEN PARTY
July 20-22 | 4-10 p.m. | The Gridiron
DTSB is kicking off the beginning of Summer Restaurant Weeks with a free Stella Artois Garden Party. The Stella Artois Airstream will be parked near the Gridiron in downtown South Bend for three nights. Sit back, relax and enjoy a beer in the heart of the downtown.
COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF SJC PERFORMING ARTS SERIES
July 20 | 7 p.m. | Chris Wilson Pavilion
Designed to showcase our community’s best performing arts talent, this free series is held on Saturday evenings through late July and early August. The series includes instrumental music, dance, theater and vocal music.
21 & OVER BEACH BASH
July 20 | 8-11:30 p.m. | Merrifield Pool
It’s a night out just for grown ups. Dive on in at the Merrifield Pool for a night of drinks and swimming. The first 150 attendees will receive a commemorative beach bash cup. Entrance fee is $10 with a valid ID.