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10 Fun Things To Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana: Ice Cream Party, Trail Race, and Lights Display

Each week we will be bringing you 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana over the weekend, so you are never without something to do! This weekend a year end party, a special dining option, a race, a sporting camp, entertainment fun, a lights display, a soccer league, an art exhibit closing, an artisan market, a Christmas service, and more are all on tap for a fun weekend in Northwest Indiana!

Come to the Valpo Velvet 2013 End of Year Party
The last day of the season for Valpo Velvet is Dec. 28, so they have decided to have our annual end of the season party with ValpoLife on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27TH beginning at 11:30. There will be lunch specials, live entertainment, cool people, FREE ice cream cones with lunch, and FREE Group Tours at 1:30 and 3pm to educate the community on the art of making ice cream.

Join Us for a Unique Dining Experience
Miller Bakery Cafe will be hosting some great New Year's Eve events, but to get the party started early, come out from 4 pm to 6 pm on Friday for half priced appetizers!

Last Trail Race for the Crazy Legs Race Series
The Jingle Run 5k will be held at Creek Ridge County Park in Michigan City on Saturday, December 28th. The race at 9 am and registration fee is only $25!

Courts of NWI Announces Camp Dates
Basketball Open Gym and Jump Day Combo will take place on Friday, December 27 for Boys and Girls ages 3-12. Only $10 per child!

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Great Entertainment at Blue Chip
Come out to Blue Chip Casino this weekend for great live music, including artists such as Hello Nuvo at It's Vegas Baby, and Zane's Way, Soda, Monterrey, and 80's Enough at Rocks Lounge!

Winter Lights Drive thru Display
The lights continue to shine on at Sunset Hill Farm! Pile the family into the car and head over to the display before it goes away! Open nightly from 5 to 9 pm!

Valparaiso Nazarene Church to Start Indoor Youth Soccer League
The annual youth soccer league will begin this weekend on December 28th. This is open to kids from five years old to eighth grade.

"Gift of Art" Exhibit
Come out to the final weekend of "Gift of Art" at the Southern Shore Art Association Gallery! The exhibit features original artworks in a variety of mediums and styles, from traditional to contemporary.

Holiday Artisan Market
The Lubeznik Center for the Arts is yet again hosting its Holiday Artisan Market! Purchase truly unique gifts with that Christmas money you received and help raise funds to benefit LCA Education Outreach!

Christmas Church Services
For those wanting to continue the holiday spirit, the First Presbyterian Church in Valparaiso will host a Carols Service at 10:30 am on Sunday, December 29.

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