Author Archives: Sue Baxter

Gingerbread House Contest – LaPorte

Professionals and amateurs alike are welcome to turn in their gingerbread creations to the La Porte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Ave., La Porte, between December 3rd and December 14th!  Your gingerbread creation can be a house or any other structure. Let your imagination be your guide! Rules: No gingerbread kits allowed. Styrofoam and…

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NWI Christmas Tree Farms

    Our family has always made it a tradition to go out in to the country and cut our own Christmas tree – just like they did on National Lampoons’ Christmas Vacation, (only without the fire) We have listed below several places that offer live trees. Contrary to popular belief, cutting down a live tree…

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Miracle on 34th Street Live Musical Radio Play

     This Holiday Season, the Towle Theater is pleased to present Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play.  Adapted from the 1947 Lux Radio Broadcast by Lance Arthur Smith with original songs and arrangements by Jon Lorenz.  This production is under the direction of Towle Theater’s Managing Director, Jeff Casey with Musical and…

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Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday Events!

     It happens every year! After Black Friday, Thanksgiving Weekend is Family Time. And, there are several local Holiday Events that celebrate the Beginning of the Holidays. These are traditional Holiday events that create long time memories that are passed down from generation to generation. Check out these events and click for more information! …

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Valpo Tree Lighting & Winter Fest

Join Valparaiso Parks and Recreation as they kick off the holiday season with their annual Winter Fest! Visitors will enjoy caroling, figure skating performances by Midwest Training & Ice Center entertainment, photos with Santa, hot chocolate, and the lighting of the Central Park Plaza Christmas tree. The lights on the Holiday Tree will be officially…

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Whiting’s NYE Pierogi Drop Returns

It is back again by popular demand!  The Whiting Knights of Columbus present the third Annual Whiting/Robertsdale Pierogi Drop – New Year’s Eve Party.       The Whiting Knights of Columbus present the Fourth Annual Pierogi Drop – New Year’s Eve Party.  Atchison Avenue and 119th Street will be closed in front of K of…

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BBB Black Friday Tips and Advice

     According to a recent survey by Google & Ipsos, 75% of shoppers will be looking to do holiday shopping around Black Friday, and 18% will be doing most of their shopping between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. If you fall into those categories, the time leading up to the holidays might be stressful…

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White Christmas Coming to Munster

     Theatre at the Center Artistic Director Linda Fortunato has cast Matt Edmonds as Bob, Justin Brill as Phil, Casiena Raether as Judy, Erica Stephan as Betty and Neil Friedman as General Waverly in Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, a musical based on Paramount Pictures’ 1954 film of the same name starring Bing Crosby, Danny…

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Northwest Indiana Symphony Announces New Season

     The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra and Music Director and Conductor Kirk Muspratt have unveiled the 2019-2020 Season and the brochure is now available. The season consists of 5 concerts, 2 classical and 3 pops, as well as the annual Concert with Courses Gala.      “I promise each of you a season of…

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Home for the Holidays Home Tour Whiting Indiana

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko      Come to the Whiting Arts Alive! Holiday Home Tour on Sunday, December 8th where you can meet the gracious hosts and appreciate the homes of five different Whiting residences plus the amazing church turned into a home by one enterprising couple.      The huge brick church had been the home…

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