Activities in South Bend

Jim Brickman: On a Winter's Night at Morris Performing Arts Center on December 29 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

Jim Brickman: On A Winter's Night

Morris Performing Arts Center

$38.50 $19

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Silky-voiced adult-contemporary singer and pianist plays Christmas hits such as "The Gift" and "If You Believe" on a holiday tour

Eight Classes or Eight Weeks of Classes with Uniform at Legacy Martial Arts (Up to 56% Off)

Legacy Martial Arts

South Bend

$100 $49

Adults, teens, and kids as young as three don a uniform and learn Martial Arts from instructors specifically certified in bully prevention

Discover Scuba Introductory Course or PADI Open-Water Scuba-Certification Course at Just Add H2O (Up to 63% Off)

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Clay

$300 $149

Intro lessons enlighten newcomers; certification courses steer divers through written quizzes and five confined and four open-water sessions

Two Games of Bowling, Rental Shoes, and Pizza and Soda for Two, Four, or Six at Chippewa Bowl (Up to 57% Off)

Chippewa Bowl

South Bend

$91.50 $39

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70 lanes host bowling matches; Laneside Grill provides pizza and drinks for hungry athletes

$15 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Center Stage Guitar Academy ($108 Value)

Center Stage Guitar Academy

Online Deal

$108 $15

Bryan Billhimer leads lessons organized by skill level, covering technique and song learning in high-quality videos shot from many angles

$35 for Sensational Sidekick Access for Up to Six Family Members at HealthWorks! Kids' ($75 Value)

HealthWorks! Kids' Museum

South Bend

$75 $35

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Kid-focused museum exhibits sneak cognitive and physical learning into fun activities

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Chippewa Bowl has plenty of space where bowlers can let their inner competitor roam free?70 lanes worth of space, to be exact. While pins clatter in the bowling area, players can refuel at the Laneside Grill or grab a drink at one of two sports bars, both of which host karaoke on Friday and Sunday evenings. Guests can also try their luck at an arcade game that spits out tickets, which they can swap for prizes or attempt to swap for admittance to a Bon Jovi concert.

225 W Chippewa Ave.
South Bend,
IN
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On the River Fest blankets the St. Joseph riverfront in 1,500 tons of sand for an annual summer extravaganza of live music and authentic Caribbean cuisine that benefits the Center for the Homeless. In the early afternoon, Family Day beckons kids to construct sand castles; become the canvas for a face painting or the inspiration for a caricature drawing; and romp around inflatable moonwalks. Settle intra-family dishwashing disputes with a round of cornhole toss or volleyball, which offer open play until 3 p.m.

318 East Colfax Avenue
South Bend,
IN
US

The Studebaker National Museum highlights the company's successful transition from carriages to autos with three levels and 55,000 square feet of classic cars and historic vehicles. The space displays up to 70 vehicles at any time from its collection of 120 antiques. Expertly unearthed treasures include the 1956 Packard Predictor, the 1934 Bendix SWC, and the 1922 Carriageless Horse, unpopular for its inability to transport entire little league teams. The Presidential carriage collection is one of the nation's largest, exhibiting the chassis of four former chiefs. Another current exhibition on display through April showcases recognizable wheels extracted from both big and small screens, including Herbie from The Love Bug film series, and The General Lee from television's The Dukes of Hazzard. A fully-stocked museum store offers a selection of videos, books, apparel, and collectibles that allow auto aficionados to create miniature Studebaker menageries in their own garages.

201 Chapin St
South Bend,
IN
US

Kids can?t be expected to care about their health when video games, cartoons, and unhealthy snacks are vying for their attention. That?s why the adult leaders of the Memorial Health Foundation devised a plan to get kids excited about health: HealthWorks! Kids? Museum. Born of the founders? desire to foster a healthier current and future community, the museum appeals to youngsters through educational forms of entertainment. Its exhibits incorporate amplified versions of many of kids? favorite pastimes, including a life-sized rendition of Operation and numerous computer games. A rock-climbing wall and tree house with a slide encourage kids to learn through movement, which is exactly how adults learn how to escape charging bulls. Youngsters can explore the space with their families or partake in programs such as children's camps.

111 W Jefferson Blvd
South Bend,
IN
US

Just Add H2O's diving experts have guided students of all levels of experience safely through waters for more than 34 years. Providing diving certifications through PADI and NAUI, instructors chart progression from introductory diving lessons all the way up to instructor certification, which comes with a license to ride giant seahorses. Just Add H2O's staff also hosts local and regional dives and leads trips to Lake Michigan shipwrecks, the cool depths of Gilboa Quarry, and tropical destinations such as Truk Lagoon in the Eastern Caroline Islands. To ensure that dives proceed without a hitch, the facility lets guests rent or purchase gear and can help to maintain used equipment.

17911 Indiana 23
South Bend,
IN
US

Wind whistles and engines roar as custom go-karts zip around Jet Karting's outdoor race track at speeds of up to 45 miles per hour. Rented – along with all necessary safety equipment – to guests of all experience levels, the low-riding vehicles cruise the course in 15-minute bouts, during which up to 15 riders race each other. Speed School classes tailored to three different age groups prep more experienced racers to take laps in powerful spec racers and Rotax karts. The staff recommends guests bring long pants, close-toed shoes, and a desire to move quickly while basically in the fetal position.

61870 Crumstown Hwy
North Liberty,
IN
US