Updated: January 22, 2013 6:06AM
‘Rhapsody in Swing!’
South Shore Orchestra, Carnegie Arts Center and South Shore Dance Alliance preview the groups’ tour of China.
8 p.m. Dec. 22, Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Ave., Valparaiso,
Details: Admission free, donations requested; reservations required, 548-9137
Serbian bake sale
Homemade strudels, nut rolls and pastries available for holiday tables, all prepared by the Serbian Sisters.
10 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 21, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 22, St. Elijah Orthodox Church, 8700 Taft St., Merrillville
Details: Call 769-4375 for advance orders
Last-minute Christmas lists
Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, free gift-wrapping provided by Crown Point Special Events Department volunteers.
Noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 22, lower level of the Old Lake County Courthouse, Crown Point. Details: 662-3290
‘A Christmas Story’ Comes Home exhibit
The “A Christmas Story” Comes Home exhibit centers around six animatronic window displays from Macy’s Department Store in New York. Photos with Santa 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 22, Dec. 23 and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 24.
Indiana Welcome Center, 7770 Corinne Drive, Hammond, open daily; admission free
Details: www.southshorecva.com; 989-7979
Holiday Artisan Market
Shop for one-of-a kind handmade gifts, including jewelry, artwork, scarves and vases at the Gallery Shop at Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. 2nd St., Michigan City.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. weekends through Dec. 30
Details: 874-4900, Ext. 206
Rock ’n’ roll exhibit
South Shore Arts presents “It’s Only Rock and Roll, But I Like It,” a photo exhibit organized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.
Through Feb. 3, 2013, at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster; free admission.
“The Common Ground,” an exhibit of photography by John Bower, featuring black and white photos of area buildings constructed for public use.
Through Feb. 24 at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. 2nd St., Michigan City
Details: 874-4900, www.lubeznikcenter.org