The Buzz, July 27: South Bend Urban Adventure GamesPublished 9:26am Thursday, July 26, 2012
Paddle a voyageur canoe
1 p.m. Saturday, July 28
North Lake Park, Stevensville, Mich.
Bigger is better! Sarett Nature Center is hosting a trip with a 34-foot voyageur canoe replica at North Lake Park. Fee is $5. Call (269) 927-4832 or email email@example.com.
Free Run Cellars’ sixth birthday
Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 28
Free Run Cellars, Berrien Springs, Mich.
Free Run Cellars, the sister winery of Round Barn Winery in Baroda, is celebrating six years with live music by Duke Tomatoe, food for purchase and case discounts with food specials. Free admission and parking. Visit freeruncellars.com or call (269) 471-1737.
Urban Adventure Games
All day, Saturday, July 28
South Bend, Ind.
Are you a fan of “The Amazing Race?” Be part of a local, reality TV-inspired competition. With open, elite, family and junior divisions, the Urban Adventure Games require skill, navigability, athleticism and teamwork to conquer challenging checkpoints. Bike the banks of the St. Joseph River; cruise through the University of Notre Dame campus; and discover downtown South Bend using a map. Entry fees vary per division and entry date. Visit urbanadventuregames.com for more info and to register.
Dowagiac Summer in the City Festival
Downtown Dowagiac, Mich.
Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce’s Dowagiac Summer in the City showcases the small town with three days’ worth of family friendly activities, including sidewalk sales, Curious Kids Museum, a dunk tank, sidewalk chalk art, live music, dancers and the Detroit Circus. For a complete schedule, visit dowagiacchamber.com.
Battell Bandshell Concert Series
7 to 9 p.m. Mondays
Battell Park, Mishawaka, Ind.
Bring a lawn chair and enjoy an evening of free, live music at Battell Park, along the banks of the St. Joseph River. Da Bears will perform Monday, July 30. Visit Mishawaka.in.gov/parks.