Sunday, November 27, 2016

Save The Date - Holly Days coming Friday, December 2
and Songbird Prairie Inn and Spa

Better watch out now! Holly Days is coming to town Friday, December 2! Our town of Valparaiso will be transformed into a winter wonderland for all to enjoy. See a live nativity display around the Courthouse Square, as well as strolling carolers, ice carving, free train rides, Ice skating in our new Pavilion and more!

Be sure to visit our local downtown businesses. Stop by one of the shops during their annual holiday open house, or dine at one of the restaurants, many of which will have special treats for you!
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Sunday, November 20, 2016

Eat Up Wine Down 1st Thursday and stay at Songbird Prairie Inn and Spa a luxury Bed and Breakfast near the Indiana Dunes
December 1, 2016
Times: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Organization: Valparaiso Events

Location: Downtown Valparaiso, Valparaiso, IN 46383

Description: Don't miss a great opportunity to visit one or several of Downtown Valparaiso's favorite restaurants.  The Valpo Downtown Dining Group tempts your palate with $6 food and drink specials on the 1st Thursday of every month.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Holidaze Craft Show at  the Porter County Expo Center stay at Songbird Prairie Inn and Spa
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    It happens every year! Black Friday starts early in Valparaiso Indiana. It is a shopping frenzy, with women running back and forth to their cars filling them up with many Christmas presents. This year, Holidaze Sell-A-Bration Arts and Crafts show will take place on November 19th and 20th 2016. The Show is at the Porter County Expo Center, located at 215 Division Rd. in Valparaiso. Over 200 vendors will be on hand. Show Hours are Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.n. Admission is $2 and children under 12 are free.
he show is held in a festive atmosphere with a Christmas theme. Christmas music is played throughout the weekend along with a giant screened fireplace.
     Vendors from six states are selling thousands of items for your family. You’ll find everything from household items and presents for you family as well as your pets. Some items include: ceramics, candles, florals, art work, wreaths and so much more!
This year’s show will feature many food items such as pumpkin rolls, cakes, dips, summer sausage, and much more. You can sample as well before your purchase.
     As a guest, you will have a chance to win one of the hundreds of door prizes that are given away. The door prizes are generously donated by the vendors. Each vendor also has a chance to with their space for free for next year’s show when they donate a door prize. Part of the proceeds from the show are donated to the Toys for Tots program. The program is ran by ABATE of Indiana.
  ABATE will have Santa and Mrs. Claus and some elves on hand for the kids in attendance. Candy Canes will be given to the kids that visit Santa.
     Come and join the fun at this popular show, you’ll be glad you did!   For more information, call Mario at 464-9918 or email Their website is: And the facebook page is:

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Stay at Songbird Prairie Inn and Spa and enjoy the Theater 
A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail
November 18, 2016
Times: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Organization: Chicago Street Theater

Location: 154 W Chicago Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383

Contact Phone: 219-464-1636

Description: HOLIDAY MUSICAL: Bring the whole family to celebrate Christmas with all of their friends in the Hundred-Acre Wood as Christopher Robin is told about the holiday (not so long ago) when Eeyore lost his tail. Full of enchanting songs and beloved characters, A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail is the perfect holiday treat to share with your little ones. The Story: A very special Friend-and-Relation tells Christopher Robin a story of a Christmas Eve very long ago (about last year) when Eeyore, the old gray donkey who lives by himself in the thistle corner of Hundred-Acre Wood, was absolutely miserable. It seems that he lost his tail and Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet got all of their friends and a search was organized. There is a great deal of fun and excitement, plus delightful songs, in the adventure that follows.

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Monday, November 14, 2016

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Date: Wednesday, November 16 Time: 7:30 p.m. (CT)
Venue: Memorial Opera House Address: 104 Indiana Ave., Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: 219-548-9137
Admission: Call for tickets
An historical musical context for Indiana's Inauguration as the 19th state. The Midwest Premiere of "Crystal Healing" by Gary Schocker will be featured. Joan Tower's "Snow Dreams" pays homage to 1816 globally as the catastrophic "year without a summer." Opera Excerpts from Rossini's "Barber of Seville" in an original early 19th century arrangement for flute and guitar, a sonata by G.P.A. Gatayes, close friend of the infamous Jean-Paul Marat, and a Giuliani sonata will complete the program.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical
November 25, 2016
Times: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Organization: Chicago Street Theatre

Location: 154 W Chicago Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383

Contact Phone: 219-464-1636

Description: HOLIDAY MUSICAL FOR ADULTS: Holiday time at North Florida's Armadillo Acres Trailer Park means that everyone's filled with warmth and beer; however, when a freak bout of amnesia strikes the trailer park's resident Scrooge, neighborly love is put to the test. It's a festive fracas with cat-fightin', sun-worshipin', and chair-throwin' fun!

Friday, November 11, 2016

Songbird Prairie Inn and SPa has one room left for veterans day Friday Nov 11 2016

Date: Friday, November 11
Time: 2:00 p.m. (CT)
Venue: Indiana Dunes Visitor Center
Address: 1215 N. State Road 49, Porter, IN 46304
Phone: 219-395-1882
Admission: Free admission


Join staff and visitors as they honor our nation's veterans. The film Heroes on Deck will be shown in the Visitor Center Auditorium. The film chronicles the role that Chicago and Lake Michigan played in the training of over 15,000 WWII Navy Pilots. The story includes how the pilots were trained and the recovery of some of the over 100 aircraft that ended up at the bottom of Lake Michigan. In addition, there will be a number of military artifacts on display that can be viewed before or after the film.

Thursday, November 10, 2016


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Date: Saturday, November 12
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. (CT)
Venue: William E. Urschel Pavilion
Address: 70 Lafayette St., Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: 219-462-5144
Admission: $75


Valpo's most exciting social event benefiting the Valpo Parks Foundation. Come join the Central Park Plaza to see the Valpo Police and Fire Department take the ice in a friendly hockey game for city bragging rights. Enjoy skating, food, drinks, and much more.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Stay at Songbird Prairie Inn and Spa an Indiana Bed and Breakfast and enjoy live theater. Book Now

Into the Woods
Dates: November 04 - November 20, 2016
8:00 p.m.; Sun. 3:00 p.m. (CST)
The musical intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault fairy tales, exploring the consequences of characters' wishes and quests.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Weekend getaway at Songbird Prairie Inn and Spa an Indiana Dunes Bed and Breakfast and ice skating in Valparaiso great pairing! Book now

Ice Skating Under the Urschel Pavilion
Dates: November 04 - March 05, 2017
Sun. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Mon. & Wed. 6 - 8 p.m.; Tues. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.; Thur. 6:30 - 10 p.m.; Fri. Noon - 10 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. (CT)
Grab your friends, bring the kids, snag your spouse and come out to skate at the William E. Urschel Pavilion. Open skating takes place 7 days a week.

Friday, November 4, 2016

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Need I say anything more? Beautiful weekend in November in the mid 60s for a 3 Dunes Challenge and a getaway at Songbird Prairie's luxury Fireplace Whirlpool suites! Book now