Category Archives: Christmas

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Mommy’s Little Piggy Contest is This Sat Dec 17

On Saturday, December 17, the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority hosts The “Mommy’s Little Piggy” mashed potato eating contest  featuring plates mounded with mashed potatoes and contestants of different age groups. With tongue in cheek,  the contest that pays tribute to Warner Bros.’ holiday favorite A Christmas Story showing “how the piggies eat.” Mrs.…

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A Christmas Story Returns With Santa’s Mountain

The Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond opened “A Christmas Story Comes Home” exhibit  Sat. Nov. 12 which runs through Dec. 30. presented by The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, the popular exhibit, showcases a variety of scenes that people will recognize from the beloved 1980s film “A Christmas Story.”       The Indiana Welcome…

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Sentimental Gifts To Give Your Loved Ones

Sentimental Gifts To Give Your Loved Ones

Finding the perfect gift for the holiday season can feel stressful. So try out these sentimental gifts to give your loved ones to fill their hearts.

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Wreaths Across America Ceremony This Sat. Crown Point

     The Julia Watkins Brass Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and the City of Crown Point will honor fallen heroes this weekend by placing wreaths on their graves at the Historic Maplewood and Maplewood Memorial cemeteries.      The Wreaths Across America Ceremony will begin at noon this Saturday, Dec.…

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Christmas at Barker Mansion – Michigan City

     An annual holiday tradition, Michigan City’s Barker Mansion will open its Christmas decorated rooms to the community for viewing in December 2nd, 2022 for the first time since it was newly remodeled in 2022. Popular traditions from the past will return throughout the month with standard tours and Glowing Lights Nights on Saturdays!…

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Enter to Win $25 Gift Cards from Mind Benders Puzzles & Games

Be Sure to Tune in On Thursday, December 15th at 7pm, on the PanoramaNOW Facebook LIVE show to hear Amy and Joel Bender from Mind Benders Puzzles and Games talk about what’s hot this year!  If you can’t watch on Thursday, You can Tune in On FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16th At NOON, on wvlp.org, From Your…

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How To Be More Sustainable During the Holidays

How To Be More Sustainable During the Holidays

The holiday season has a big impact on the environment. Find out what small changes you can make this year to be more sustainable during the holidays.

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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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Area Celebrity Stars As Grumpy Green Elf – Michigan City

Canterbury Theatre presents the Canterbury Christmas Show (With the Grumpy Green Elf!) starring media personality and actress, Donna Kavanagh, for four performances, December 16-18. Local Media Personality and Actress Stars as the Grumpy Green Elf in Canterbury Theatre Christmas Show.   The family friendly show is created by Kavanagh, who currently hosts Kavanagh Live on…

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Shipshewana On the Road Coming to Valparaiso, Indiana

      Looking for something fun to do on the weekend? How about a day of shopping for the most unique trinkets and treasures under the sun? For the past two decades Shipshewana On The Road Gift, Food and Craft Show has brought the most interesting, most innovative, most creative and just plain awesome…

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