Restaurant Scene: Holiday cookies and treats on the menu

2012-11-30T00:00:00Z 2012-12-06T08:59:02Z Restaurant Scene: Holiday cookies and treats on the menuEloise Marie Valadez,
November 30, 2012 12:00 am  • 

Don't forget to make plans for this sweet event. Dessert Menu, 1950 Hart St., Dyer, will present its "Dessert Flight" night from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday  at the eatery.

During the event, eatery owners Renee and Jerome Wilson celebrate with presentations of pastry art, visual art and music. The theme revolves around "The Polar Express."

A cake artist will design a standout cake taking on the theme of the evening while pastry chefs create whimsical desserts as well as sorbets and gelatos. Guitarist Marco Villareal will perform.

Guests can also enjoy appetizers. Cost is $26.50 per person. FYI: (219) 227-8772.

Cookie Walk

If you're a cookie fan, you'll want to attend Saturday's 15th annual Cookie Walk presented by Hospice of the Calumet Area. The event will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 8955 Columbia Ave., in Munster. Doors open at 9 a.m.

To donate fresh baked cookies for the walk, call Cynthia Camp at (219) 922-2732 or email

Christmas Open House

Simply Amazing Market, 2801 Evans Ave., Valparaiso, will present its "Christmas Open House" from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Door prizes, sampling, and pictures with Santa will be featured. FYI: (219) 464-9621, ext. 289 or visit

Breakfast with Santa

St. Catherine Hospital, 4321 Fir St., East Chicago, will have its "Breakfast with Santa" from 8 to 11 a.m. Dec. 15.

Admission is $5 per child and one gift per family wrapped with a label for age and gender. Proceeds will benefit the Carmelite Home in East Chicago. The home was founded 100 years ago as an orphanage but is now a residential treatment center for infants through 18 years old. FYI: (219) 392-7009

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