Michigan City Snowflake Parade
Parade route Starts at 9th & Franklin and ends at the Library with the tree lighting. Michigan City High School choir will be performing a few Christmas Carols during the tree lighting and Firefighters Local 475 will be providing Hot Chocolate and Cookies. Santa will be available after the Parade at 7th & Franklin to visit with Children. Santa will also be available every Saturday & Sunday from 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM during the month of December at 7th & Franklin staring this Sunday.
Duneland Chamber of Commerce Mistletoe Marketplace and Santa
Mistletoe Market this weekend Saturday December 7th from 9:00am-3:00pm outdoors at 220 Broadway. TEAM WIMS LIVE from 9a-11a. Also, Santa at Santa’s house this weekend 12/7 along with 12/14, 12/21 from 10a-NOON and 1pm-3pm. Call 219-926-5513 for more information or visit dunelandchamber.org
Christmas-themed Behind the Scenes Tour
Have you toured Michigan City’s Barker Mansion in the past but were left wondering what was behind closed doors? Christmas Behind the Scenes Tours in December will offer guests a look at the typically off-limits spaces of the historic home. The two-hour tours are offered on December 6 and 15; they begin at 7 pm Central Time. The Barker Mansion is located at 631 Washington Street in Michigan City, IN. The 38-room mansion was built by freight car industrialist and philanthropist John H. Barker in the early 1900’s, after he expanded onto his father’s original 1857 home on the same site. Reservations are required by calling (219) 873-1520 or searching “Barker Mansion” on Eventbrite.com. Cost is $15 per adult and $10 per youth, ages 15 and under. For more information, visit www.barkermansion.com.
Elvis and Sinatra doing a FREE show for StoryPoint-Chesterton
- Friday, December 6, 2019 at 5 PM – 8 PM at Ivy Tech Community College Auditorium | 3100 Ivy Tech Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383. The event is FREE. Go to www.eventbrite.com for more information. Call 219-364-6852. Check out the YOU MAKE ME FEEL SO YOUNG CONCERT-family friendly.
Santa and the crew FINAL WEEKEND at the Hesston Steam Museum
The Hesston Steam Museum and Toys for Tots are celebrating with Santa this weekend December 7th and 8th Santa’s Candy cane Express will be in full swing. Great family memories to be had by all. Bring an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots and receive a free train ride. For more information check our hesston.org.
The sights and sounds of Christmas on December 7th
The sights and sounds of Christmas will be in the air at the upcoming “A Very Merry Christmas Market” on Saturday, December 7 from 10AM to 4PM at the Michigan City/Laporte Visitor and Convention Center. Christmas music and refreshments will be offered while browsing among the displays of unique gifts created by artists from the Michigan City Art League and Land of Lakes Art Alliance. There will be a variety of items perfect for gift giving, including ornaments, jewelry, clothing, and much more. Some gifts can be personalized upon request. Some artists may also take commissions for custom artwork. This will be a one-of-a-kind gift market where you can find the perfect gift for someone, or yourself. For more information call Dale Cooper at 219.872.5055 Ext. 317. The Visitor Center is located at 4073 S Franklin Street, Michigan City.
Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) will celebrate the opening of its newest exhibition, Living Architecture
Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) Living Architecture runs through January 4, 2020. Gallery weekday hours are from 10 AM to 5 PM Weekend hours are from 11 AM to 4 PM. For more information, please visit www.lubeznikcenter.org or call 219-874-4900.