THROUGH DEC 22
Gallery Gift Shop
Fri 5-8pm, Sat-Sun noon-5pm, Uptown Artist Lofts, 717 Franklin St, Michigan City.
A gift shop featuring items made by the artists who live in the Lofts. Friday night will have live entertainment and refreshments.
NOV 15-DEC 23
Miracle on 34th Street
Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Rd, Munster, theatreatthecenter.com
Discover the importance of believing all over again in this joyous favorite for all ages.
La Pour Brew & Wine Fest
3-6pm, LaPorte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge St, LaPorte, facebook.com/lapourbrewwinefest
Pours from local, state and regional breweries, live music and food to benefit the Clarke Park Renovation Project.
Winter Lights Night Festival
3-8pm, Sunset Hill Farm County Park, 775 Meridian Rd, Valparaiso, portercountyparks.org
Holiday magic for the whole family with a chance to meet Santa, make crafts, decorate cookies, eat s’mores by the bonfire, preview the light displays and marvel at the fireworks.
2018 Valparaiso Turkey Trot
8am, Valparaiso High School, 2727 Campbell, Valparaiso, porterstarke.org
A Thanksgiving tradition will return with a new, true 5K run/walk.
Mix, Mingle & Jingle Party
6:30-10:30pm, Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, bluechipcasino.com
A networking night featuring dancing, live entertainment and festive food stations.
5-8pm, downtown Valparaiso, valparaisoevents.com
The streets come to life with the sights and sounds of the holiday season. Enjoy train rides, live entertainment, ice carving, strolling carolers, live nativity, fire performers and more.
Christmas in the Gardens
2-5pm, Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 E US Hwy 12, Michigan City, friendshipgardens.org
The gardens will be bathed in the glow of the Trail of Lights for an evening of Christmas fun and festivities for the whole family.
New Year’s Eve Fireworks
midnight, Main Square Park, 3001 Ridge Rd, Highland, highlandparks.org
A firework show and hot chocolate to ring in the New Year.