Updated: April 23, 2013 1:27PM
Judy Garland music
The Miller Beach Arts and Creative District presents “Judy Garland: The Concert Years” at the Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts,
540 S. Lake St., Gary.
7 p.m. March 23
Details: Call 306-6880 or (773) 456-4316
Gary native Chester Gregory reprises his role as soul crooner Jackie Wilson in “The Eve of Jackie,” a play he co-wrote and produced, at the Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark St., Chicago.
7:30 p.m. March 24
Details: $45; (773) 769-4451 or www.blackensemble.org
Home Show Expo
Get ideas for home and garden improvements at the Home Show Expo sponsored by the Builders Association of LaPorte County at Marquette Mall in Michigan City.
10 a.m.-8 p.m. March 22, 23, 24
Details: 325-0624; www.balc.org
South Shore Arts presents “Light Patterns: Paintings by Gosia Podosek” on exhibit through April 21 in the Atrium Gallery at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays,
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays,
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays
The Pampered Woman Show takes place at the Jean Shepherd Center, J.F. Mahoney Drive, Hammond.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 23, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 24; admission $5
Details: 853-6378; www.gohammond.com
Hear “American Idol” Season 10 winner perform in concert at the Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville.
8 p.m. March 30
Details: Tickets cost $27-$47;
www.ticketmaster.com; (800) 745-3000
Blues legend B.B. King performs at Four Winds Casino’s Silver Creek Event Center, New Buffalo, Mich.
8 p.m. CST April 6
Details: Ticket prices start at $40;
www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000
The 12th annual Pond Expo featuring exhibits on gardens, ponds, patios and educational seminars to inspire and educate outdoor enthusiasts takes place in the Industrial Arts Building at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point.
6-9 p.m. April 26,
9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 27 and 28
Details: $20 admission on April 26 benefits the American Cancer Society; $5 admission on April 27 and 28, free for children up to age 15; www.illianagardenpond.org or 789-6207.