The 11th Annual Gardening Show will take place Jan. 25 at the Porter County Exposition Center in Valparaiso. | File photo
Updated: February 25, 2014 6:02AM
Here is a look at things to do.
Suggestions include the 11th Annual Gardening Show at Porter County Exposition Center in Valparaiso.
11TH ANNUAL GARDENING SHOW
Sponsored by Purdue University Cooperative Extension and its Porter County Master Gardeners, the event features speaker Stacy Hirvela, lodging and dining packages, a seed and bulb exchange, a garden photography contest, a children’s corner, food service, 100 exhibitors and vendors of products and services for and about gardens and gardening, free parking and door prizes
Details: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 25 at Porter County Exposition, 215 E. Division Road, Valparaiso
Cost, $10 or free for ages up to 12
SOUTH SHORE ORCHESTRA WINE AND DINE EVENT
Midnight Cellars Winery and Vineyard in Paso Robles, Calif., is guest vintner for the dinner prepared by Nicole Bissonette, of Bistro 157
Details: 5:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at Venue by Bistro, 74 W. Lincolnway, ValparaisoTickets, $95 per person and must be purchased in advance by contacting Pete Brannen at (219) 464-7816 or email@example.com
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Arise and 444 Grill present this free event, which is open to all ages
Details: 7-9 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month at 444 Grill, 444 S. Lake St., Gary
(219) 939-0444 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Singing, dancing, spoken word, comedy, drawing, photography, etc.
Details: 6 p.m. mixer and 7 p.m. show on the third Friday of the month at the Grant Theatre, 3850 Grant St., Gary
Dara Jackson, (219) 222-4910