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Holidaze Craft Show

     It happens every year! Black Friday starts early in Valparaiso Indiana. It is a shopping frenzy, with women running back and forth to their cars filling them up with many Christmas presents. Holidaze Sell-A-Bration Art & Craft Show will have over 200 vendors in the expo and adjoining building. Food will be available…

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Footlight Players To Present A Favorite Holiday Production

THE HOLIDAY CHANNEL CHRISTMAS MOVIE WONDERTHON written by Don Zollis will be presented by Footlight Players of Michigan City. Stay at the Evergreen Inn in Hopewood Falls, Vermont for their 73rd season’s third production.  Director Denise Barkow describes this show as a “satire or spoof of the Hallmark Christmas movies in which six (count ‘em,…

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Crown Point Announces Holiday Events

Celebrate the holiday season in Crown Point with various festive events throughout the city. The holiday season kicks off next week. Tree and Tank Lighting Ceremonies  The Tree Lighting Ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25 on the east side of the historic Lake County Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Square. This free event features…

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Winter Lights Festival- Valparaiso Indiana

     Porter County Parks & Recreation opened the Winter Lights Drive Thru on Saturday, November 19th, 2022 at Sunset Hill Farm County Park, 775 Meridian Rd. in Valparaiso. The Winter Lights Drive Thru is open from Nov 19th – Jan 2nd, 2023 from 5pm – 10pm, free, donations accepted. (note, there is no festival in 2021)…

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Crown Point’s Winter Market Gets New Location in 2022

     This year, the City of Crown Point will host its annual Winter Market at St. Peter & Paul Macedonian Banquet Hall.      The market will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at St. Peter & Paul Macedonian Banquet Hall, 9660 Broadway, Crown Point, IN 46307.      A…

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5 Gift Ideas for Dad!

Dads usually spend a lot of time in their cars so here’s ideas to help  make it more comfortable. There are plenty of must-have accessories you didn’t know you needed. Our ultimate list of items below will make driving more convenient, allow Dad and his passengers more comfort, and keep him organized. Once Dad puts…

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Wine Pairing During the Holidays

by Chris Mauch      The Holidays are right around the corner and with it, the holiday dinners on Christmas and New Years.  Are you one of the millions of people who are serving ham? If so, then you may have some problems trying to figure out which wine to serve. Ham can be hard…

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Drive Thru Light Displays In Northwest Indiana

Drive Thru Light Displays has become a popular event since the Covid outbreak. Several places in Northwest Indiana Have Drive thrus available, some of them cost and some of them are free. CEDAR LAKE:  The “Symphony of Lights Display” Drive Thru, Open in 2021! Nov 26th – Jan 2nd, Open Fri., Sat and Sun;  $10…

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Charles Dickens Holiday Show! Munster

     Tribune Newspaper Columnist Philip Potempa and his longtime editor/collaborator Crista Zivanovic, will be seated on a stage in the ballroom where guests see everything unfolding right from their table seats during a fast-paced 55-minute show salute to Charles Dickens’ holiday classic “A Christmas Carol.”       2021 Show Dates are Thursday, Dec 1st,…

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How to Care for Your Real Christmas Tree

Tips To Keep Your Tree Alive And Thriving The single most important consideration for the care and longevity of your tree is water. When you get your tree home, cut about ½” of the trunk off and get it in the stand as soon as possible. Check the tree daily by bending a needle or…

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