10 FUN THINGS TO DO IN NWI THIS WEEKEND DECEMBER 13-15, 2019

10 FUN THINGS TO DO IN NWI THIS WEEKEND DECEMBER 13-15, 2019
By: Kole Rushmore Last Updated: December 10, 2019

A few Christmas movie classics are taking over Northwest Indiana this weekend! From holiday painting parties and decorating contests to movies and musicals, our weekend guide is just the trick to get you into the holiday spirit!

NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION AT PORTAGE 16 IMAX + GDX

A Christmas movie classic is returning to the big screen!

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STORYPOINT CHESTERTON PRESENTS: CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD!

StoryPoint Chesterton is hosting a festive open house at our senior living community — and you’re invited! Seniors and their loved ones are welcome to visit our community for an open house to experience the joy of the holidays around the world while learning about everything StoryPoint Chesterton has to offer.

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SANTA CANVAS PAINT PARTY

Join the City of Hammond Parks & Recreation for a day of painting at the Hammond Civic Center.

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2019 HOLIDAY AT THE POPS CONCERT

Join us for the 25th Annual Holiday at the Pops Concert! Saturday ~ December, 14th. A beautiful addition to your holiday season! The main floor sells out quickly - adult and child balcony tickets available!

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BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Join the residents and staff at Addison Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center for Breakfast with Santa! All proceeds will be donated to families in need. $5 per person.

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A CHRISTMAS STORY MOVIE SHOWING – PJ NIGHT

Join us at the Indiana Welcome Center's "A CHRISTMAS STORY" Comes Home exhibit for a free showing of the movie, "A Christmas Story" in your pajamas!

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MEREDITH WILLSON’S A MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET THE MUSICAL

Kris Kringle takes on the cynics in this musical adaptation of the beloved holiday classic. A holiday classic from the writer of the musical theatre classic The Music Man!, and based on the move of the same name, Miracle on 34th Street The Musical features humor, spectacle and such beloved songs like "Pinecones and Hollyberries", "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" and "My State, My Kansas". This joyous, heartwarming musical is pure family entertainment sure to melt the heart of the biggest Scrooge.

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CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM

Come celebrate the Christmas season with your friends at the Portage Community Historical Society, Mrs. Claus and Father Christmas. This is a FREE event for the community.

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CRITTER DINNER

Stop in this morning to watch our Nature Center’s reptiles and amphibians eat their breakfast! This program is free after paying the gate admission for the park.

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COOKIE WALK • WINTER MARKET • STOREFRONT DECORATING CONTEST

Join us for the Annual Downtown La Porte Cookie Walk. Purchase a 2019 Collectors Tin from The La Porte Economic Advancement Partnership (Formerly Chamber of Commerce) and collect a cookie at each participating business December 14th from 10AM to 1 PM. (Maps will be posted to the DowntownLaPorte Page prior to the event along with a list of participating businesses.

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