Here is a look at things to do.

Suggestions include the annual tree burning at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point.

ANNUAL TREE BURNING

The 12th night Christmas tree bonfire celebration is sponsored by Geisen Funeral Homes and the city of Crown Point, and families with real trees may drop them off until the event

Details: 6 p.m. Jan. 5 at Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St., Crown Point
(219) 663-2500

ARISE YOUTH

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

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 openmic44@gmail.com