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A Christmas Story Comes Home

'A Christmas Story' draws visitors to NWI, but Cleveland throws bigger bash

'A Christmas Story' draws visitors to NWI, but Cleveland throws bigger bash

CLEVELAND | The line to see the house where much of "A Christmas Story" was filmed didn't stretch all the way back to Terre Haute, but it did extend down a block of clapboard working-class homes that stood in on the silver screen for the bygone Hammond where Jean Shepherd grew up.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Write a Christmas theme, win a prize in contest

HAMMOND | What do you want for Christmas? Write a theme and tell the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority what you really want for Christmas, much like Ralphie Parker did in the holiday classic “A Christmas Story.” Ralphie pours his heart out in his theme for his teacher, Miss Shiel…

December 04, 2013 12:00 am

Santa poses with pets on Wag Your Tail Wednesdays

HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority is once again holding Wag Your Tail Wednesdays in conjunction with the “A Christmas Story” Comes Home exhibit. Well-behaved cats and dogs will be able to have their picture taken with Santa from 3 to 7 p.m. today and Dec. 11 and 18 …

November 27, 2013 12:00 am

“A Christmas Story” Comes Home opens Saturday at Welcome center

HAMMOND | This holiday season, the Indiana Welcome Center, 7770 Corinne Drive, will feature six animated display scenes from the movie classic “A Christmas Story.”

November 04, 2013 12:00 am
'A Christmas Story' comes home

'A Christmas Story' comes home

HAMMOND | The "A Christmas Story Comes Home" exhibit runs through Jan. 6 at the Indiana Welcome Center. Admission is free and includes window scenes from the movie. For more information, visit www.achristmasstorycomeshome.com.

December 26, 2012 12:11 pm

South Shore CVA announces holiday contest winners

HAMMOND| South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has announced the winners of the 2012 Ugly Lamp contest that is ran in conjunction with the "A Christmas Story" Comes Home exhibit.

December 24, 2012 12:00 am

South Shore CVA announce ugly lamp, tree winners

Hammond | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has announced the winners of the 2012 Ugly Lamp contest that is ran in conjunction with the "A Christmas Story" Comes Home exhibit.

December 19, 2012 1:21 pm

Santa sits with pets at Welcome Center

HAMMOND | The Indiana Welcome Center will once again be holding Wag Your Tail Wednesdays in conjunction with its ‘A Christmas Story” Comes Home exhibit. On Wednesday, Dec. 12 and Wednesday, Dec. 19 from 4-7 p.m., well-behaved cats and dogs will be able to have their picture taken with Santa.

December 12, 2012 2:48 pm

Relay race pays tribute to iconic movie scene

HAMMOND | From one of the most memorable scenes of the holiday classic "A Christmas Story," the Oh Fuudge Relay Race pays tribute to events leading up to Ralphie blurting out the mother-of-all-bad-words. Join the Indiana Welcome Center as it hosts the event Saturday at the Indiana Welcome Ce…

December 06, 2012 12:00 am
Gardeners try tree trimming

Gardeners try tree trimming

HAMMOND | Look for a Christmas tree adorned with small flower pots and seed packets and gardening gloves, and you will have found the Lake County Master Gardeners Association entry in the Indiana Welcome Center's holiday exhibit.

November 19, 2012 12:00 am

Christmas trees on display at Indiana Welcome Center

HAMMOND | As part of the annual "A Christmas Story" Comes Home exhibit, 36 local businesses, nonprofits and civic organizations have decorated Christmas trees for viewing at the Indiana Welcome Center.

November 16, 2012 12:00 am
'Christmas Story' cast in new light

'Christmas Story' cast in new light

HAMMOND | Ralphie, Randy, Mom and even the old man shared a bit of Christmas cheer Saturday at the annual A Christmas Story Comes Home exhibit and events at the Indiana Welcome Center.

December 03, 2011 2:30 pm Photos

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Meet the cast of "A Christmas Story, The Musical!"

HAMMOND | A very special group of guests will be getting together Saturday at the Indiana Welcome Center.

December 02, 2011 12:00 am

A Christmas Story Comes Home exhibit opens

HAMMOND | This holiday season, the Indiana Welcome Center features six animated display scenes from "A Christmas Story" as well as weekend events and opportunities to meet the cast of the movie. The displays include Higbee's Department Store Window, Flick's Tongue and the Triple Dog Dare, It…

November 17, 2011 12:00 am
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