Looking to get into the holiday spirit this weekend? Our weekend guide will take to the Region's best craft shows, musicals and parades.
Come get an early start on your shopping and find those unique gifts for the special people in your life from all of our great vendors! This event is free and open to the community to come shop!
The Dark Side of Chicago Street Theatre
Christmas Meets Classic Rock in Classical Blast's Dark Side of the Yule holiday concert. Music by Pick Floyd, Beatles, Evanescence, Moody Blues and more melded with holiday hits, baroque carols, classical and originals. Don't miss this annual favorite!
Annual Christmas Craft & Vendor Show
Over 70 Vendors! Admission is free, but please bring an item for the Portage Food Pantry! December 7th & 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., in the Oakwood and Sycamore Halls at Woodland Park, 2100 Willowcreek Road, Portage, Indiana. Santa will be present from noon to 3 pm on Saturday. Just bring your camera. This is a two-day event.
Kids Ceramics Ornament Class
Join our staff for a morning of fun with your child or grandchildren! The class fee is $13 per person which includes 3 ornaments and all the supplies necessary.
Tiki-Oke presents: Musicals and Showtunes
This Friday, the curtain rises and you enter stage left to one of Tiki-Oke’s favorite categories, musicals and showtunes. Be the leading man or lady on the sacrificial stage or enjoy a beverage and sing along as part of the chorus.
Crawpuppies at Rocks Lounge
The Crawpuppies return to Rocks Lounge at Blue Chip Casino Friday night! The band is set to take the stage at 10:30 pm.
Don't miss the annual Hammond Holiday Parade! We'll kick off the route at Gavit High School and travel north on Indianapolis Boulevard to the Hammond Sportsplex. Bring your camera and get your picture taken with Santa after the parade at the Sportsplex!
2019 Illuminated Christmas Parade
Kick off your holiday season with the City of Whiting’s magical, Illuminated Christmas Parade on Friday, December 6th at 7:00 pm. The parade starts on the corner of 119th Street and Davis Avenue, and will travel east down 119th Street to Whiting City Hall.
Hobart Holiday Market
Shop over 70 vendors and find that perfect one of a kind Christmas gift! The market opens at 9 am and runs until 3 pm at 705 E. 4th Street in Hobart, Indiana.
Christmas in Pioneer Land
Get your Christmas Season started with a walk back in time. Horse-drawn wagon rides, General Store, see reindeer shoes being made in the Blacksmith Shop, log cabin, period Santa and Mrs. Claus, one-room Schoolhouse, popcorn, cocoa, cookies and more. Christmas shopping, free fun for the entire family. 3 pm to 8 pm Saturday and Sunday