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“Love Linda” Musical Coming to Towle Theater

For its 20th Anniversary Season opening show, the Towle Theater is pleased to present the musical Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter). The music and lyrics were written by Cole Porter, book by Stevie Holland with Gary William Friedman and arrangements and additional music by Gary William Friedman. In this tour-de-force one-woman show,…

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South Shore Poster Artist Mitch Markovitz Signing

     Mitch Markovitz, Along the South Shore Line Artist, will be signing posters on Sunday, January 15 from 1-3 pm at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts. The newest poster, “View from Home,” will be available for purchase along with a variety of other posters sold in the South Shore Arts Gift Shop.…

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Hammond’s AWLI Announces 2023 Environmental Projects

     Funds raised in 2022 will support projects into the next year for the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI) .      AWLI is a bi-state, not-for-profit organization seeking to protect and enhance the thousands of acres of the Wolf Lake watershed. This month it received a $1,000 grant from Walmart’s store…

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Warming Shelters

With high temperatures between 10 and 15 degrees predicted Friday and Saturday, with Sunday’s high temperature in the single digits, frostbite and hypothermia can occur during below-zero temperatures and individuals are recommended to limit time outdoors. In addition, Power outages are quite common with these frigid temperatures. Anyone in need of shelter is asked to…

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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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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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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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College Football Game Hosted by South Shore – Hobart Indiana

    The 3rd Annual NCAA Division II America’s Crossroads Bowl (ACB) will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3, in Hobart, Indiana, with   The Truman State University Bulldogs and Tiffin University Dragons representing the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC), and Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) respectively.  Truman State (8-2, 5-1) returns to the bowl…

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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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