Updated: January 9, 2013 6:04AM
Pop Up Art: The South Shore Dance Alliance performs as part of the December Miller Beach Arts and Creative District Pop Up Art event being held at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Marshall J. Gardener Center for the Arts, 540 S. Lake St. For more information, visit millerbeach
Wavy chain bracelet: Mara Wible offers instructions for a wavy chain bracelet from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Chesterton Art Center, 115 S. 4th St. Cost is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. For more information, call 926-4711 or visit www.chestertonart.com.
Yard sale: The Gary South Shore RailCats fourth annual yard sale and silent auction is being held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the U.S. Steel Yard.
Visit Santa: The Griffith Historical Society offers the annual “Santa in the Caboose” program from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 8 and 15, and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at Griffith Historical Park, 201 S. Broad St. Families can visit privately with Santa in a real railroad caboose. Digital photo packages and holiday baked goods on sale. Complimentary hot chocolate and cookies served. Kiddie barrel train rides available, weather permitting.