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Things to do, Dec. 28

Updated: January 29, 2013 6:06AM



‘A Christmas Story’ Comes Home

The “A Christmas Story” Comes Home exhibit centers around six animatronic window displays from Macy’s Department Store in New York.
Through Jan. 6, Indiana Welcome Center, 7770 Corinne Drive, Hammond, open daily; admission free
Details: www.southshorecva.com; 989-7979

First Day hike

Join other outdoors lovers for a first-day-of-the-year hike on Indiana Dunes State Park Trail 9.
10 a.m. Jan. 1 outside the Nature Center
Details: americasstateparks.org/first-day-hikes

Christmas at
Barker Mansion

Take a guided tour of an
exhibit of historic White House Christmases.
10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday-Friday, and noon and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Jan. 15, 631 Washington St., Michigan City; closed Jan. 1.
Details: 873-1520, emichigancity.com

New Year’s Eve

• Family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration featuring kids crafts and countdown.
5-10 p.m., Deep River Waterpark, 9001 E. U.S. 30, Merrillville
Details: $5 per person; 769-7275, 769-7275. www.lakecountyparks.com/deepriver.html

• Family-friendly New Year’s Eve party featuring live music, dancing, a cooking class, art, stories and treats.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 31, Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center, Three Rivers County Park, 2800 Colorado St., Lake Station.

Details: www.mybellaboos.com, 963-2070.

Holiday Market

Shop for one-of-a kind handmade gifts, including jewelry, artwork, scarves and vases during the Holiday Artisan Market at the Gallery Shop at Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. 2nd St., Michigan City.
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 28, 29, 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.
Details: www.southshoreartsonline.org

Photography
exhibit

“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



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