Category Archives: Holidays

Christopher Buckley Reflects on Patriots Day

On this Patriots Day 19 years after the infamous September 11, 2001, Christopher Buckley recounts his horrific experience as a Marine in an infantry battalion in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. As he remembers that day, Buckley recalls a scene of complete pandemonium and chaos. Buckley was awoken at 3a.m. local time to loud sirens and a…

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Crown Point Offers Easter Decorating Contest During Pandemic!

The Mayor’s Office of Special Events is inviting Crown Point residents to participate in a Easter / Spring home decorating contest.  Similar to the Tour of Lights, we are asking residents to submit their homes and decorate the front yards for Easter / Spring April 3rd – 8th.  The City will create an interactive map of…

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Schererville Ushers In The Holiday Season

     It’s the Friday after Thanksgiving, and the town Schererville has a tradition of ushering in the Holidays in Grand Style. In 2019 there was lots of Frozen Fever spreading when the Schererville Parks debuted Schererville’s the first Frozen Fever theme. Who knows what 2020 will bring.       In the past, we’ve…

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New Year’s Eve Bash at Lansing Country Club

NEW YEARS EVE BASH! 7pm – 1am, Tuesday, December 31st Looking for a local, fun event this year for you & your friends? What not make plans to spend it at Lansing Country Club? Price = $100.00 per person & includes: – Hors d’oeuvres – Lobster & Filet Dinner – Dancing (DJ) – Open Bar…

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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…

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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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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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Sleepy Hollow

      The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a popular event that sells out ahead of time. So, We are posting the “Tickets On Sale Date” for our #PanoramaNOW Customers. (actual dates listed below)      Purchase your tickets at Deep River County Park from 5:30 – 7:30. The event takes place at Buckley…

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