Blackthorn Golf Club

Your Six Picks to a Great Weekend

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.

TOUR THE OLIVER MANSION

April 28 – 30 | Times Vary | The History Museum

Explore the Oliver Mansion, home of the J.D. Oliver family, on a guided tour and find out what it was like to live in the late 1800s and early 1900s. To book your tour, click here.

THE STUDEBAKER NATIONAL MUSEUM

April 28 – 30 | Times Vary | Chapin Street – South Bend

Learn about the history of the Studebaker Corporation as you take a look at classic Studebaker wagons and automobiles. To find out more about the Studebaker National Museum, click here.

USA CURLING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

April 28 – 30 | All Day | Compton Family Ice Arena

The fifth USA Curling Arena National Championships are free to attend with 34 teams, representing 13 states, competing. The women’s medal games are on Friday and the men’s playoffs are all day Sunday. For more information, click here.

GOLFING AT BLACKTHORN

April 28 – 30 | All Day | Blackthorn Golf Club

This par 72 public course offers a challenge to all golfers with broad fairways framed by bunkers, ponds and other hazards. Book your tee time today!River Lights

SOUTH BEND RIVER LIGHTS

April 28 – 30 | Sunset – Sunrise | Downtown South Bend

This interactive light display on the St. Joseph River will keep the kids entertained and is a great spot to wrap up your day. Learn more!

SUNDAY FUNDAY

April 30 | 7:00pm – Close | Strikes and Spares Entertainment Center

At Strikes & Spares you can go bowling, mini golfing and even go-karting. On Sunday, enjoy unlimited bowling for only $5. For more information, click here.