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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 four activities and events to check out.

MYSTERY AT THE MANSION

October 20 | 5:00PM – 8:30PM | The History Museum

Bring your investigative skills and time-hop your way through the 38-room Oliver Mansion as you try to solve a mystery and find what happened to the missing gold that disappeared in 1867.

THISTLEBERRY FARM

October 20 – 22 | Times Vary | Mayflower Road – South Bend

Looking for a great place to enjoy a day with the family? Thistleberry Farm has everything you need from hayrides & corn mazes to a super slide & jumping pillows. You can even go for a pony ride.

STRIKES AND SPARES ENTERTAINMENT CENTER

October 20 – 22 | Times Vary | Grape Road – Mishawaka

Add some fun and adventure to your weekend at Strikes & Spares in Mishawaka! With bowling, arcade games, glow-in-the-dark mini golf, bumper cars, and go-karts, you will feel like a kid again!

ZOO BOO

October 20 – 22 | Times Vary | Potawatomi Zoo

Pumpkins, lights, and decorations will transform the zoo into the perfect spot for safe trick-or-treating. Come dressed in your Halloween costume & visit our treat stations throughout the zoo!

HONK! JR.

October 20 – 29 | Times Vary | South Bend Civic Theatre

Based on the beloved fable “The Ugly Duckling,” this Olivier Award-winning musical tells the story of a duck named Ugly who sets out on a journey to find his place in the world.

NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL VS. USC

October 21 | 7:30PM | Notre Dame Stadium

Notre Dame Football will look to climb the national rankings as they take on the USC Trojans under the lights of Notre Dame Stadium in one of college football’s best rivalries.