Savor the South Shore
Mark your calendars for Feb. 17, when Restaurant Weeks begins along the South Shore. The promotion will run through March 1 in Region restaurants offering special menu items at discount prices. Visit savorthesouthshore.com for more information.
History Road Show
The Cedar Lake Historical Association will host its History Road Show at Cedar Lake Golf Links & Binyon's Resort at 6 p.m. Feb. 6. This pop-up museum will explore the history of the Golf Links and Resort. Admission is free; RSVP required. Visit eventbrite.com for details and to register.
Learn about nocturnal mammals in Indiana and meet several nocturnal mammal ambassadors including the Virginia Opossum and Striped Skunk. Event is Feb. 8 at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond. Admission is $10 donation to Humane Indiana. Purchase tickets at humaneindiana.org.
Visit vendors at the Winter Market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Valparaiso Armory located at 1502 Linwood Avenue. You'll find many of the summer market vendors offering artisan and fresh items. Visit valparaisoevents.com for details. The winter market is indoors.
Winter Full Moon Hike
Join Naturalists and volunteers for a special lunar hike from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 8. The hike begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Indiana Dunes State Park. Learn about the moon and enjoy "stellar" treats. Call 219-926-1390 for details. Event is free after paying gate admission to the park.
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Speros Batistatos is president and CEO of the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority. The opinions expressed are solely those of the writer.