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TOWN HALL PROPOSAL: Following a meeting with Dewberry architects, members of the Town Council are rethinking their decision on where to locate a new town hall amid concerns the preferred site adjacent to the Main Fire Station may be too small. INFO: Click here for more information on the proposed sites under consideration. 

OKTOBERFEST: The Highland Community Foundation’s 5th Oktoberfest will be held from

6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 6 at Lincoln Community Center banquet hall. The event will feature a raffle, auction, live entertainment, craft beers, wines and all of the fixings for a true Munich-style feast. Donations help fund public art, trees and bike trails in addition to cultural initiatives. INFO: Tickets are $85 per person or $150 couple ($50 per ticket is tax deductible). To purchase tickets, please call Rich at (312) 550-4478 or email

CALLING ALL SCULPTORS! Highland is looking for local artists interested in completing a public outdoor sculpture  downtown Highland. The selected artist will receive a $500 stipend, funded by a grant received from the Northwest Indiana Forum. Click here to review the entire Public Sculpture Call for Art prior to submitting a proposal. SUBMISSIONS: Interested artists are invited to submit up to three JPGs of sketches or photos of their sculpture, including proposed dimensions, along with a current bio, to  by October 7.  

Please use Sculpture Project in the subject line of your email. There is no cost to apply.

ANNUAL FIRE STATION OPEN HOUSE! Grab the kids and head to the Central Fire Station for an open house where kids can play with water, ride fire trucks and watch a side-by-side burn. Food and refreshments will be served. The open house will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. October 8 at Highland’s Central Fire Station, 2901 Highway Ave. INFO: Call (219) 923-9876.