Hammond Celebrates 2nd Annual 219 Day – Back in Rat

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Region Rap ShowSaturday, January 28, 2017Doors Open: 6pmShow Time: 7pmMC: DJ KCeaser the Crowd PleaserHeadliner: TwistaOpeners: Liptak, Al Koleon, Flee Gang, Chino Marks, Xavier TaylorWhere: Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl AvenueTickets: online at Universe.com/gohammond for $12 orCivic Center Box Office: $10Phone: (219) 853-6378All Ages Show. General Admission. Concessions Available for purchase.

Mark your calendars! Mayor Tom McDermott, Jr. brings 219 Day “Back in Rat” to the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 18 from 6:00 pm until midnight with the holiday that is all about ‘da Region. The event boasts free admission with craft beer, food vendors and entertainment exclusively from the 219.

New for 2017:
You can ‘Ride the Rat’ mechanical bull for $5
Enter an Arm Wrestling Tournament for $5
Groove to Stormy Weather
Dance with Rico Hampton as Michael Jackson
Jam to Bonfire, a Tribute to AC/DC
Turn it Up! is our DJ

Back by Popular Demand:
Dick Diamond & the Dusters
Free Temporary Tattoos by The Tattoo Lady
Sign the “You know you’re from da Region if……” boards
Photo Booth with Props for $5
Shuttle Bus from the Hammond South Shore Station
Fun & Games with Calumet Harley Davidson
Mayor McDermott reads 2017 219 Day Proclamation

Chow Down on Region Grub:
Zel’s Roast Beef
White Castle
Jazzy Bones BBQ
Jodi’s Italian Ice
Freddy’s Steak House
Week-end Baker
Lady’s Gourmet Popcorn

Hoist a Region Craft Beer:
18th Street Brewery
Three Floyd’s Brewery
Byway Brewing
One Trick Pony
Crown Brewing
Misbeehavin’ Meads
Figure 8 Brewing
Copa da Vino wines

Or Quench with a Region Stalwart:
Pepsi Products
Bud Light from Calumet Breweries

Buy a T-shirt to Show your Region Pride:
2016 219 Day Original Series (only in grey) $15
2017 219 Day Original Series (only in black) $15
2017 Back in Rat (of course, only in black) $20
Sold online at www.store.219day.com
T-shirts will also be for sale at the event.

Check in early and often for updates at www.219day.com.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Call Donna at (219) 853-6378.

Check out these highlights from the 2016 219 Day: