Holiday Luncheon Buffet
The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, will have its Holiday Luncheon Buffet from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 17. Cost is $17.50 for an all-you-can-eat buffet. Featured will be a pasta station, carving station, chicken, salad bar and more.
Murder Mystery Dinner
The Bennett-Curtis House, 302 Taylor St., Grant Park, Ill., will have its "Murder Mystery Dinner" on Saturday and Sunday and Dec. 21, 28, 29 and 31. Call (815) 465-2288 or visit bennettcurtis.com.
New Year's Celebration
Asparagus, 7876 Broadway, Merrillville, will celebrate New Year's for the entire month of January with a special menu by executive chef/owner Tammy Pham. A special $30 three-course menu will be offered. Call (219) 794-0000.
Northwoods Hearty Home Cookin' & Saloon in St. John has closed its doors. Another Northwoods, which is in Crete, Ill., is still open. The Crete location is not affiliated with the former St. John eatery.