10 Fun Things to Do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana: November 18-20, 2016

10 Fun Things to Do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana: November 18-20, 2016

Can you believe it is already the weekend before Thanksgiving? We'll be talkin' turkey soon enough, but until then enjoy our region roundup of some fun things to do! You can see all of the events happening on the Northwest Indiana Event Calendar and if you have something going on make sure we know about it with an email to share@ideasinmotionmedia.com!

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A Christmas Story at the Indiana Welcome Center 
The exhibit takes visitors to the streets of downtown Hohman, a fictional Indiana town which was a disguise for author, Jean Shepherd’s, hometown Hammond.

Chicago Street Theatre Holiday Musical Double Feature 
The holidays are just around the corner and Chicago Street Theatre's offering a little something for everyone with a family production of A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail and a grown-up presentation of The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical.

Portage Township YMCA Special Event Night: Water Polo 
Swimmers of ALL ages are welcome to attend this family-friendly, wacky & wet event of fun! FREE for members, $5 for non-member individuals and $10 for non-member families.

Portage High School Thespians Drama Club presents "E/R: Emergency Room" 
The Portage High School Thespians Drama Club is proud to present this fall play E/R Emergency Room. E/R is the dramatization of the evening shift in the emergency room of the fictional Chicago North Lincoln Memorial Hospita

Hammond Indoor Garage Sale 
Come and turn unwanted treasure into a prized possession! Booths will feature a variety of items to choose from. It’s free to enter and concessions will be available to purchase. Vendor booths are $35 per booth

Lights Up, Sound Down at Portage IMAX 
Lights Up Sound Down is a tailored movie showing for children with special needs and/or sensory needs where the lights are up higher and the sound is down lower than usual. Cost of admission is $5 per person and includes crafts, activities and lunch after the show! 

Sinai Forum: Michigan City Native to Tell of the “Hidden Holocaust” During World War II 
Alan B. Goldberg, Emmy Award- winning producer of CBS “60 Minutes,” will return to his home town to present a special program about forgotten victims of the Holocaust who were mostly Jews living in Eastern Europe during World War II

Annual Winter Lights Night Festival 
On November 19, 2016, we’ll be celebrating the opening of the lights display with caroling, crafts, visits with Santa, cookie decorating, a Gingerbread House contest, wagon rides, fireworks, and much more. The Festival is $5.00 per car, and runs from 5-8 pm.

Rotary Club of Michigan City Karaoke Contest 
Become a contestant by emailing a video link of your singing to mike.green@sevenoks.com and have a chance to win $250. All proceeds benefit Lubeznik children's art programs. Vote for your favorite contestant by purchasing $5 each vote or $20 for six votes. Public is invited. Cash Bar.

Downtown Hammond Council Holiday Kick-off Celebration
Downtown Hammond Council's 9th Annual Holiday Kick-off Celebration: A Tribute to Jean Shepherd/Author of "A Christmas Story" and Hammond's Hometown Hero