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.
NILES HAUNTED HOUSE
Now – November 2 | Times Vary | Niles Scream Park
The Niles Scream Park is considered by many to be one of the top haunted attractions in the country. Certainly one of the largest, it offers 44 acres of blood-curdling fear! Unlike other haunted houses, Niles rebuilds all seven major attractions each year.
DOWNTOWN TRICK OR TREATING
October 25 | 5-7 p.m. | Downtown South Bend
Downtown South Bend will be hosting its annual Halloween event. Show off your costumes and stop in to participating downtown businesses for candy and treats. There will also be a costume contest, free photos for trick or treaters and hay wagon rides.
BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSEUM
October 25-27 | Times Vary | Morris Performing Arts Center
Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of Carole King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann.
AVIATION EDUCATION DAY
October 26 | All Day | South Bend International Airport
The South Bend International Airport invites the public of all ages and scouts ages 11-17 to come and learn about all things aviation. The day’s activities include aircraft displays, airfield tours, airport equipment showcases, interactive presentations and more.
DISNEY JR. PLAYDATE
October 26 | 11 a.m. -1 p.m. | University Park Mall
Come in costume for spooky family fun and activities based on Vamperina and your favorite Disney Junior pals! Decorate your own Mickey or Vamperina masks, get your hair done like Vamperina’s and the first 65 kids receive a free sweet treat.
October 26 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
With hits like “Moon Boots,” “Time to Make the Donuts,” and “Sweaty Yeti,” Recess Monkey seamlessly meshes their roots as school teachers with power pop that’s added more bounce to the kindergarten rock scene ounce.