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The Annual Sip and Stroll that was held on Sunday, October 12th, was a huge succes. Promoted by PanoramaNOW Magazine, U-93 radio and the South Shore Tourism Burearu. Hundreds  sampled local wineries and breweries, food vendors and local businesses. There was live smooth jazz music by Keenan Baxter,  and tours of the 85 acres of beautiful grounds. Serenity Springs is located at US 20 East & US 35, just west of I94, Michigan City, visit  For Video of the event click here:  


Fridays Uptown Art Walk, 5-8pm, over ten galleries and businesses have open house with refreshments, many galleries have an opening reception for their monthly show, Southern Shore Arts Assoc., 724 Franklin St., Michigan City, 728-1125.  See the monthly Flyer with all the full Details of Specific Events updated each month.
    Annual Turkey Walk, Thursday Nov. 27, 2014, free, walk the trails, meet the Pilgrims, gates open at 10am - 4pm, look for hidden paper turkeys, hot drinks and snacks available for purchase along the trail, pilgrims and Indians on hand around the open fire, International Friendship gardens, 2055 US Hwy 12, 878-9885. 
   After-Thanksgiving Weekend Sale
featuring Midnight Madness Friday Nov 28th- Nov 30th, 2014 Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets Enjoy saving of 25% to 65% everyday from the world's leading designers and brand names, 601 Wabash St, Michigan City,
   Christmas Walk- Friday Dec 5 through Dec 7,
2014, Walk through decorated booths with 10% to 30% off most items in the store, Drawings, door prizes, refreshments, 10 am-5 pm; Sun noon-5 pm, I94 & US Hwy 421; 3707 N Frontage Rd Michigan City 879.4084
   Festival of Lights Parade: Saturday Dec 6, 2014,
Bundle up and pick the perfect spot along Parker Parkway to watch the parade. Santa kicks off the parade at 3:30 pm, Challenge for Charity Chili Cook-Off: Bring the family down to the Senior Center to sample a variety of tasty chilis. 4 pm until 6 pm. Official Lighting of the Festival of Holiday Lights: 4:30 pm in Washington Park all at once, what a wonderful sight! (Lights are on every evening until early January.)  873-1506 

One City One Sound" Michigan City students, 7pm, free Michigan City H
S, 8466 W Pahs Rd 873-2000 x 8365.
   Winter Wonderland-
first 3 Saturdays in December feature wagon rides, ice sculptures, pictures with Santa 813 Franklin St., Stained glass tour from 1-3pm, Barker Mansion tours, 507-400-2787
   Friday Art Walk and
Uptown Holiday Open House, Dec 5th, 2014, Visit the galleries after hours and enjoy art and lively entertainment with friends! Light refreshments will be served, 5-8pm, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W 2nd St, Michigan City, 874.4900.
   Madrigal Dinner, Dec 5 th & 6th
2014, 6:30 pm with dinner, $30, United Methodist Church, 121 E. 7th St. rsvp 872-7200.
   The Colors Of Christmas, Dec. 7th,
2014, Duneland Community Band Concert, 3pm, $3 for adults, Barker Hall, 600 Franklin St., 874-4355.
   Michigan City’s Old Lighthouse,
TBA, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. each day. $4.00 for adults and $2.00 for children age 13 and younger., hot apple cider, homemade holiday cookies, and a special free holiday gift for all visitors.
   Christmas at Barker Mansion Tours, Dec. 6Th - Jan 15th,
2014 open walk through, M-F from Noon – 3pm & Sat/Sun from Noon – 4pm,, Self-Guided Tours begin Dec. 23rd - Jan 15th at 10am, 11:30am and 1pm; Sat. & Sun at 12pm & 2pm. $4/adults, $2/18 & under, see it decorated in period Christmas splendor., 631 Washington St., 1 block east of Lighthouse Place Outlet Mall, 873-1520.
   Holiday Arts and Craft Bazaar-
2014, Sat. in December, please check website for exact date, artisan hand made products, 2-5 pm, Barker Hall, 600 Franklin St, 331-5517
   The Antique Market- Christmas Walk, Dec 5th, 6th & 7th,
2014 Fri-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 12pm-5pm, Free, Walk through beautifully decorated booths and take advantage of the 10-30% savings on most items. There will be refreshments and drawings, N.E. Corner of I-80 and Hwy 421, 879-4084
   Christmas Extravanganza, Cookie
walk & Annual Bazaar, 9 am – 2 pm, 2013, United Methodist Church, 212 E. 7th St, Michigan City, 872-7200.
   Senior Center Christmas Dinner, Friday, Dec 12th,
2014, 4:30 pm-6:30 pm, $8 in advance, $10 at the door, Washington Park 873-1504.
   Christmas By Candlelight Open House, Sat. Dec. 13th,
2014 5-8pm, Barker Mansion, 631 Washington St., 1 block east of Lighthouse Place Outlet Mall, 873-1520.
Theta Alpha Omega holiday Bazaar, Dec. 14th, 10am – 3pm, at Marquette Mall, 4073 S. Franklin St., LaPorte Co. Visitors Bureau, 872-5055. .
   Anniversary Party,
5-10pm, $45, or $80 per couple, live music, full food buffet, craft beers, Twisted K Brewing, 610 Monroe, LaPorte, 369-6279, 

   Jazz Masters 101 Reunion,
4pm, Blue Chip Casino, 219-531-4200.
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