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Create a Holiday Tradition

Create a New Christmas Tradition Today!      We believe one of the best things about Christmas is the family traditions that build up around it, creating happy memories that last long after the last of the Christmas is gone. So, continue your family tradition or start a new one, and here’s five special ideas…

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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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Where to Go For Christmas Lights

     Seems like the one thing popular this year during the Pandemic is to go see Christmas lights from the safety of your own car. We’ve compiled a list of Very Popular places for you to enjoy in the Northwest Indiana Region.      Folks are wanting to celebrate the season and give their…

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The Bozak Family Christmas Light Show Shines for the 8th Year

     A local holiday tradition continues, The Bozak Family Christmas Light Show is celebrating its 8th year of spectacular holiday lights and music magic. Programmed and constructed by Porter County Councilman Andy Bozak, his son Ayden and daughters Ava and Abriella, this year’s show is bigger, better, and brighter than ever with thousands more…

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The Nutcracker Returns in 2023

IBT presents “The Nutcracker”      Everyone’s favorite holiday tradition is just around the corner — The Nutcracker. Indiana Ballet Theatre (IBT) will be performing its 23rd Annual performance in Northwest Indiana this year.      Composed in 1892 by treasured composer Peter IIyich Tchikovsky’s, The Nutcracker, is one of the most memorable ballet classics.…

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Illuminated Parade Returns To Whiting Indiana Friday Dec. 2nd

     Whiting is known for many activities, especially its wonderful parades—4th of July, Pierogi, Easter and now you won’t want to miss the   Illuminated Holiday Parade on Friday, Dec 2 sponsored by Notre Dame Credit Union! Costume Characters, Animated Displays, Reindeer and Santa Claus will be the Stars of the parade. Watch the Youtube…

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Festival Of Lights – Michigan City

    The Annual Festival of Holiday Lights begins on the first Saturday in December 2nd 2023 from 4:30 – 6:00 pm at Millennium Park (Where Santa Will Be) Washington Park, Michigan City, Indiana and the Snowflake parade after the Tree Lighting. Santa will be present to meet and greet children as vehicles safely drive through…

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Santa’s Mountain is Back at A Christmas Story in 2022

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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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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