The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority will once again be holding Wag Your Tail Wednesdays in conjunction with the “A Christmas Story” Comes Home exhibit. From 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday Nov. 26, Dec. 10, and Dec. 17, well-behaved cats and dogs will be able to have their picture taken with Santa.
This unique opportunity is offered for $5 per photo. Participants are encouraged to bring in donations for the organizations. A portion of the proceeds from each pet photo will be donated to a local animal rescue.
In addition to Wag Your Tail Wednesdays, Santa will begin visiting the Indiana Welcome Center on Friday, Nov. 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visitors will be able to get their photo taken atop Santa’s Mountain from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays leading up to Christmas. Before his yearly flight around the world, Santa will be at the Indiana Welcome Center on Dec. 22 and 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Dec. 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for photos. Each 4x6 photo costs $5.
The “A Christmas Story” Comes Home exhibit, which is presented in agreement with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, will run through Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. The Indiana Welcome Center is open seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is located at the intersection of I-80/94 and Kennedy Avenue South in Hammond.
For more information on Wag Your Tail Wednesdays, photos with Santa, the exhibit, weekend and holiday hours or special events, contact the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority at 219-989-7770 or visit www.AChristmasStoryComesHome.com.