June means summer is almost officially here. These are some of the things that should be on your to-do list this month.
Billy Joel at Notre Dame Stadium
On the heels of hosting country legend Garth Brooks, Notre Dame Stadium will feature the Piano Man himself. Billy Joel takes the stage June 25 for a much-anticipated concert.
Raft the East Race Waterway
There are few thrills like splashing down the whitewater rapids right in the heart of downtown South Bend. Open from early June through Labor Day, the East Race Waterway is a one-of-a-kind experience. Make sure to book your tickets in advance and get the scoop on everything you need to know before you go.
Catch a Broadway Show
There is still time to watch a show at the Morris Performing Arts Center before the Broadway Theatre League season ends. "An Officer and a Gentleman" takes the stage June 3-5 followed by "Anastasia" from June 24-26.
Leeper Park Art Fair
One of the finest art shows in the Midwest returns June 18-19 to Leeper Park in South Bend. Artists from around the country will line the paths to showcase and sell their work. Not only is the event free, there will be music and food as well.
Watch South Bend Cubs Baseball
Baseball season is in full swing at one of the country's best Minor League stadiums. The Cubs play at Four Winds Field from June 7-12 and June 21-26. You can expect fun for the whole family, delicious food and great promotions like Thirsty Thursday and Fantastic Friday Fireworks.
South Bend Fringe Festival
Presented by the South Bend Civic Theatre, the Fringe Festival (June 23-26) features more than 25 unique acts across four days. They include theatre, music, comedy, dance and more. Magic? Burlesque? There's something for everyone.
Nitro Circus, a high flying action sports act, lands June 2 at Four Winds Field. Classic cars will roll through Studebaker National Museum on June 22 as part of The Great Race. The South Bend Lions started their season in May and have three home matches — June 8, June 25 and June 25 — this month.