10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, December 4 – 6

10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, December 4 – 6

This weekend, get in the holiday spirit with events around the Region! Start the month off right with festive canvas painting classes, a holiday parade, and more. Read on below for our full list of fun events and things to do. Don't forget to wear your mask and social distance at any in-person events!

Practice your painting skills at the Holiday Canvas event with the City of Hammond

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Registration for this event is $35 and is taking place at the Hammond Civic Center located at 5825 Sohl Ave. Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Find more information here.

Listen to The Lazy Lightning Band at Duffy’s Place


Find more information here.

Sit back and laugh with Improductions, LLC’s THE GRID online improv showcase

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This week's guest is Millie Orocho from Disposable Improv! Find more information here.

Watch an American Prayer - Tribute to The Doors at The Art Theater

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All Ages Show (21+ to drink with ID) - $10 advanced ticket or $15 day of show. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Find more details here.

Create a festive acrylic painting at Sunset Hill

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The cost is $10 and a painting surface and all other supplies will be provided. Find more information here.

Attend the Hammond Holiday Parade

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The parade starts at Gavit High School, 1670 – 175th Street, heads east to Indpls. Blvd., turns north on Indpls. Blvd., and proceeds down Indpls. Blvd. to end at the Hammond Sportsplex between 167th and 165th Streets. Find all the details for this event here.

Take photos with Santa and his trusty therapy horse

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$10 is requested as a donation. All proceeds will benefit Exceptional Equestrians Unlimited therapeutic riding program serving Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland. Find more information here

Get moving at the Off Square Brewing Santa's Boot 5K Run

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Your $40 entry fee will include a timed race, collectors "boot" glass with the first fill, and an event T-shirt. Find more information here.

Head to the Mistletoe on Main St. drive-thru event

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The City of Portage will celebrate Christmas, the arrival of Santa, and the lighting of the Christmas tree in a safe, socially distanced celebration on December 5. Find more information here.

Get in the holiday spirit at the Red Lily Way Christmas Light Show

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Come enjoy the lights, music, and video in the mega wreath at 12980 Red Lily Way, Saint John, IN. 46373. Tune into 101.5 FM. 2020 brings many new musical sequences. Find more information here.