” musical group has been
entertaining local audiences with songs and stories from our regional
And the group has
long advocated the preservation of wild spaces in the Dunes.
From 4 to 9 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 25, Save the Tunes will be performing at Bartlett’s Fish
Camp--12 on the Lake, formerly the Michigan City Yacht Club--during a
“Bartlett’s Gives Back” event that benefits the Izaak Walton League-Porter
“Izaak Walton PCC
has always done similar work as the National Lakeshore in taking steps to
conserve land and they offer education of the same in northwest Indiana,”
said long time Tunes member, Marti Pizzini. “We’ll be playing heritage songs
of the sea; a cultural experience with historical content while being
entertaining at the same time.”
PCC President Gary
Brown said, “This is the first time Save the Tunes will be playing outside
the National Lakeshore. It is a rare treat! And Bartlett’s is right up the
road from our Frame Family Little Calumet Conservation Area which is on the
Porter County side of County Line Road. It is one of four properties in the
county that we’ve been working to preserve for future generations. We just
finished a wetland restoration there and are looking forward to welcoming
visitors this spring.”
donate a percentage of diners’ food bill when they mention Izaak Walton
during business hours on Feb. 27. This event helps the chapter raise funds
for its conservation work and youth education in NW Indiana.
families will recognize this Ikes group for its Family Nature Night
presentations in local schools and annual presence in the TSC Barnyard tent
at the Porter County Fair. The Gives Back event at Fish Camp is open to the
public and is family-friendly.
NWIconservation.org or Facebook @PCCIWLA for more information about the