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10 Fun Things to Do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana: December 16-18, 2016


Can you believe it is already the weekend before Christmas? This month flew by faster than you can say "Ho-Ho-Ho!" To get you in the holiday spirit, check out all of our events bellow! You can see all of the events happening on the Northwest Indiana Event Calendar and if you have something going on make sure we know about it with an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.!">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.!

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Go Sledding at a Northwest Indiana Park
If you haven't done this one yet, make sure you do it this weekend. Take advantage of that snow before its gone! Click the link above to find a sledding park near you! 

Barker Mansion Holiday Happenings
Check out this seasonal "Behind the Scenes" tour at the historic Barker Mansion in Michigan City. The tour will share the history of the mansion as well as holiday traditions of the Victorian era! 

Holiday Artisan Market at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts 
Its coming down to crunch time for Christmas shopping. Sometimes the hardest part is coming up with a unique gift. The Lubeznik Center for the Arts has you covered! Come to Michigan City and buy some one of a kind work made by local artists! 

Breakfast with Santa 
Pass Santa the syrup and remind him how good you've been this year! Santa will be at the Rolling Praire United Methodist Church from 9am to 11am on Saturday.   

Small Town Christmas in Downtown Whiting 
Come to Downtown Whiting on Saturday morning to see live reindeer, snap a selfie with Santa, have breakfast with Mrs. Claus, and more! 

Making Paradise: "They Set Out to Make a Film...and Discovered Paradise" 
The Memorial Opera Theater in Valparaiso will be premiering the independent documentary, "Making Paradise."  The film integrates the history of the All-American city with the saga of creating a film.

"Mommy's Little Piggy" Mashed Potato Eating Contest 
In the spirit of the film "A Christmas Story," The Indiana Welcome Center is holding their annual mashed potato eating contest! Registration starts at 9:30am. 

Lights Up, Sound Down: Moana 
The Portage IMAX is holding a special screening of the new Disney film, Moana, for children with special or sensory needs. The lights are up higher and the sound is lower than usual. 

Valpo Parks Luminary Walk on the Parkway 
Come out and see thousands of luminaries along the new Vale Park pathway. There will be carolers, cookies, and hot cocoa! 

Our Community Inc. Holiday Market 
Help Our Community Inc. raise funds to install a new kitchen to serve the community, by coming out to the Holiday Markey this weekend! 

 

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