The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority will once again hold Wag Your Tail Wednesdays in conjunction with the A Christmas Story Comes Home exhibit. From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23, Nov. 30, Dec. 14 and Dec. 21, well-behaved pets are invited to have their picture taken with Santa atop Santa's Mountain.

Special guests on the first Wag Your Tail Wednesday include Annie and Sandy from the Annie Warbucks production at the Theatre at the Center. Annie and Sandy will be available for photo opportunities from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The not-for-profit pet rescue, Guardians of the Green Mile will also be available.

This unique opportunity is offered for $6 per photo. A portion of the proceeds from each pet photo will be donated to the following animal rescues: Guardians of the Green Mile, Abra, Inc., Treasured Friends. Participants are also encouraged to bring in donations for the local rescue.

In addition to Wag your Tail Wednesdays, Santa will be available for photos leading up to Christmas. Santa will visit the Indiana Welcome Center Friday, Nov. 25 & 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays in December from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A special Santa sitting will be on Dec. 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Dec. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Each 4x6 commemorative photo is $6.

The A Christmas Story Comes Home exhibit, which is presented in agreement with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, will run through Dec. 31, 2016. The exhibit features six animatronic scenes from the holiday film, A Christmas Story. A bronze statue of Flick, with his tongue permanently "stuck" to a flagpole can also be viewed outside of the Indiana Welcome Center.


For more information on Wag Your Tail Wednesdays, photos with Santa, the A Christmas Story Comes Home exhibit, weekend and holiday hours or special events, contact the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority at 219-989-7770 or visit



About the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority

The South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority, as the official destination marketing organization, leads and supports the visitor industry through the marketing and development of the county from convention, sports, gaming and special interest travel segments, thereby increasing economic impact, creating employment and enhancing the communities' quality of life.

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products

Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

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