[caption id="attachment_7303" align="alignleft" ] NutCracker2014a[/caption] Weekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by? Check out the endless possibilities for fun events happening this upcoming weekend in or near Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana. Start the new year off right enjoying the classic, the Nutcracker, on January 9 and 10. The joyful production brought each year to the Long Center is a family favorite for the start of the New Year, and a special time to appreciate the talents of dancers and guest artists right here in Lafayette. Enjoy beautiful music, dancing and more as the Long Center is brought to life with this holiday classic. Cheer on our Purdue Women's Basketball Team as they take on rival, IU. This game is the Boilermaker Kids Club game, so bring the little ones to cheer with Boiler passion and love. Let's fill Mackey Arena up and show IU what Boilermakers are all about. We can feel a win coming our way. Boiler Up! For more information about these events and other special "happenings" in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.