Category Archives: Valparaiso

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Special Christmas Jazz Program on WVLP Radio by Keenan Baxter

   The PanoramaNOW at Noon show on Wvlp Radio (103.1 fm) is bringing you a Customized Christmas Jazz music Program, like you’ve never heard before.    Enjoy Local Composer’s Keenan Baxter (Facebook Link) Christmas Jazz on WVLP (103.1 fm) each Friday in December from Noon – 1pm, Log on to To Listen, or Ask…

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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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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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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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“Take Care, We’re Farming Around Here” Signs Renew This December 2022

     Bob Wichlinski will be interviewed this Thursday, Dec 1st, on PanoramaNOW Facebook LIVE and also on WVLP Radio on Friday Noon, Dec. 2nd to talk about renewing the Road Sign Sponsorships for the “Take Care, We’re Farming Around Here.”      As a local resident, Bob started an awareness effort more than a decade ago…

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Valparaiso Mayor Matt Murphy Not Running For Re-Election

On Wednesday, November 23rd, Mayor Matt Murphy announced to the City Council that he will not seek re-election for Mayor in 2023. “I want to be abundantly clear: My focus hasn’t changed now that I’ve made this announcement – we will continue full speed ahead to move our city forward in the new year as…

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Lucky You Speed Dating and Bowling!!!

     Tired of online dating, networking and marketing? Here’s your chance to meet someone who lives here and meet them up close and personal, lucky you. Speed dating is fun and safe.       Join the Nwi Singles with an adventure in September, on Wednesday, Nov. 30th at the Inmans Recreation Center, 3201 Evans…

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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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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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