Get blue suede shoes ready
The Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular will be performed at 8 p.m. Saturday at Star Plaza Theatre, Interstate 65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville. Performing will be Shawn Klush, Cody Ray Slaughter, Donny Edwards and Ryan Pelton. Special guests will be D.J. Fontana, The Sweet Inspirations, Blackwood Quartet and The Fabulous Ambassadors Band. Tickets are $49.50, $39.50 and $19.50. Visit starplazatheatre.com.
Chef of the Year to be named
ACF Chefs of Northwest Indiana will present the Chef of the Year event at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Briar Ridge Country Club in Schererville. Cost is $25. The group will be presenting the Chef of the Year and Student Culinarian of the Year awards. The group also will install a new board of directors. For more information, to RSVP and to purchase tickets, call (219) 322-3660. Today is the deadline to purchase tickets.
Outdoor Sports Show returns
The 30th annual Hammond Outdoor Sports Show will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive, Hammond. Admission is $5; children under 5 get in free. Among the features are a trout pond, free deer antler scoring, show vendors, a rock-climbing wall and more. For more information, call (219) 554-0155 or visit gohammond.com.
See Babyface in Hammond
Rhythm and blues singer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds will perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 18 at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, Hammond. Tickets are $50 to $70. Visit horseshoehammond.com.