Updated: February 26, 2013 6:07AM
Outdoor Sports Show
Vendors, door prizes, exhibits, demonstrations and more with the return of the city of Hammond’s outdoor sports show at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive; admission is $5 for adults and children 12 and older.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 26 and
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 27
For details: 554-0155; www.gohammond.com
Vendors, fashions and more for the “big day,” at Wicker Park Social Center, Highland.
Noon-3 p.m. Jan. 27
For details: 662-9245
Movie theater comedy
“One Night Stand: Creating a Play in a Day” is a fast-paced and hilarious film that follows some of New York’s top comedic talent as they are given 24 hours to present four short musicals, showing at the Portage 16 and Schererville 16 theaters.
7:30 p.m. Jan. 30
For details: www.FathomEvents.com
Jazz and Blues Festival
The Valparaiso YMCA’s annual Jazz and Blues Festival, which raises funds for its Changing Lives campaign, takes place at the Porter County Expo Center, 215 Division Road, Valparaiso.
6:30 p.m.-midnight, Feb. 2; $50 per ticket
For details: Call 462-4185
Josh Groban Live
From Central Park in New York, Groban performs music from his “All that Echoes” album, airing at Schererville 16 and Portage 16 theaters.
6 p.m. Feb. 4
For details: www.fathomevents.com
This “Swept Away” concert features violinist Corey Cerovsek and the Symphony Chorus
7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at The Auditorium at Bethel Church, 10202 Broadway, Crown Point; preconcert talk begins at 6:15 p.m.; tickets $25-$65, $10 for students
For details: 836-0525, Ext. 200; www.nisorchestra.org
Leap into the Arts gala
This event, which includes dinner, silent auction and dancing, benefits the South Shore Dance Alliance, the Northwest Indiana Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Southlake Children’s Choir, at the Halls of St. George, 905 E. Joliet St., Schererville.
6-11 p.m. Feb. 15; $50 per ticket, $500 per table
For details: www.leapintothearts.org; 836-0525, Ext. 200