Upcoming Events

In the Area:

Nov. 29 — Readers Corner-Book Club, 6-7 p.m., LaPorte County Public Library Coolspring Branch Meeting Room, 6925 W. County Road 400 North. Info: www.laportelibrary.org

Through Nov. 30 — Dunes landscapes by the late Eugene Moldenhauer, large NIPSCO Education Studio @ Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. Second St. Info: www.lubeznikcenter.org, (219) 874-4900.

Dec. 2 Nature Center Craft Day, 1-4 p.m., Luhr County Park Nature Center, 3178 S. County Road 150 West, LaPorte. Free. Info: (219) 325-8315, www.laportecountyparks.org

Dec. 2 — DIY Noguchi Clay Sculpting, 4-5 p.m., LaPorte County Public Library old makerspace area, 904 Indiana Ave. Info: www.laportelibrary.org

Dec. 3-5, 10-12 — “Miracle on 3rd and A Street,” LaPorte Little Theatre Club, 218 A St. Times: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, 4, 10/2 p.m. Dec. 5, 10, 11. Tickets: $17/adults, $16/seniors 55+, $13/students with ID. Reservations: www.laportelittletheatreclub.com

Dec. 4 Michigan City’s 2021 Festival of Lights Celebration. Snowflake Parade/4 p.m., Ninth to Fourth streets. Christmas tree-lighting ceremony after at Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. Fourth St. Festival of Lights Celebration/6-10 p.m., Michigan City Senior Center, Washington Park.

Dec. 4 — Holiday Art Fair at the Museum, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Ave. Free admission. Info: (219) 324-6767.

Dec. 4 — Battle of the Dunes Walk, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Indiana Dunes State Park, 1600 N. County Road 25 East, Chesterton. Info: (219) 926-1390.

Dec. 5 – St. John’s Jubilee Ensemble, “Christmas, Cocoa and Cookery,” 3 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 907 Michigan Ave., LaPorte.

Dec. 7 — New Buffalo Township Library Community Forum Series, Chikaming Open Lands Executive Director Ryan Postema, 6:30 p.m. EST, library, 33 N. Thompson St.

Dec. 8 — Faux-Stained Glass Art, 4-5 p.m., LaPorte County Public Library Coolspring Branch Meeting Room, 6925 W. County Road 400 North. Info: www.laportelibrary.org

Through Dec. 17 — “Holiday Extravaganza,” St. Stanislaus Convent Shop, 1501 Franklin St. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wed./Fri./Sat. through Dec. 17.

Through Dec. 31 Area Artists Association member Suzy Vance, small NIPSCO Art Education Studio @ Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. Second St. Info: www.lubeznikcenter.org

Through Dec. 31 — Oil paintings by Don Grott, The Legacy Center Gallery @ Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, 1719 E. Barker Ave. Hours: 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thur., 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. Info: kd3627@hotmail.com

Through Jan. 9 — Holiday Artisan Market, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. Second St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays (closed Tues.), 11 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends. Info: (219) 874-4900, www.lubeznikcenter.org

Through Feb. 25 — “Nature Now,” Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. Second St. Center hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Wed., Thur., Fri.; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Closed Tuesday. Admission: free. Info: (219) 874-4900, www.lubeznikcenter.org

Tuesdays — Tai Chi for health & relaxation, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Long Beach Community Center, 2501 Oriole Trail. Sliding fee paid at class.

First and Third Mondays — Singing Sands Toastmasters Club, 6:30-8 p.m., Senior Health/Wellness Center (old hospital ER, Barker/Buffalo).

In the Region

Dec. 2-5 — “Christmas at Copshaholm,” 4-8 p.m. EST, Oliver Mansion @ The History Museum, 808 W. Washington St., South Bend. Tickets: $20, $15/members. Reservations: www.historymuseumSB.org, (574) 235-9664.

Dec. 4 — Harbor Country Hikers, 2 p.m. EST, Hoadley Nature Trail (Watkins Park/Three Oaks, Mich.) Info: www.harborcountryhikers.com

Dec. 4-Jan. 17 — Krasl Art Center annual Members’ Show, “Resiliency Redux,” KAC, 707 Lake Blvd, St. Joseph, Mich. Exhibit preview: 5:30-8 p.m. EST Dec. 3. Info: (269) 983-0271.

Dec. 7 — Bridgman Public Library Zoom program, “Estate Planning with Bill Westerbeke,” 6 p.m. EST. Zoom link: www.bridgmanlibrary.com

Through Dec. 9 — Valparaiso University exhibit, The Village Gallery @ Pines Village Retirement Communities, 3303 Pines Village Circle, Valparaiso. Gallery hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Info: (219) 465-1591, www.pinesvillage.org

Through Dec. 19 — The Midwest Museum of American Art’s 43rd Elkhart Juried Regional, 429 S. Main St., Elkhart. Hours (all times Eastern): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission: $10/adult, $6 (8-12), $8 (13-18 & college students with ID). Info: www.midwestmuseum.org

Through Jan. 2 — “A Christmas Story” Comes Home Exhibit, Indiana Welcome Center, 7770 Corinne Drive, Hammond. Info/reservations: www.AChristmasStoryComesHome.com

Through Jan. 16 “Birds of a Feather” (annual member show), The Box Factory for the Arts, 1101 Broad St., St. Joseph, Mich. Info: www.boxfactoryforthearts.org

Vickers TheatreNow showing: “Belfast.” Rated PG-13. Times: 6 p.m. Dec. 3-5, 3:15 p.m. Dec. 6. Also showing: “Spencer.” Rated R. Times: 3 p.m. Dec. 3-5, 6 p.m. Dec. 6. All times Eastern. Theater address: 6 N. Elm St., Three Oaks, Mich. Info: www.vickerstheatre.com, (269) 756-3522.