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Don’t miss Glow event at arboretum, history exhibit at museum

Posted on Friday, August 7th, 2015 in Activities, Art , Music, Theater, History, Nature, Shopping

There are two great events in late summer, early fall in Indiana Dunes Country: Taltree Arboretum’s GLOW: Art After Dark, and Westchester Township History Museum’s exhibit “Celebrating 125 Years of Chesterton High School.” GLOW: Art After Dark GLOW: Art after Dark is August 13 to 15, 2015. GLOW features three nights of visual artists, vendors, crafts … Continued

The Photography of William Richardson presented at museum

Posted on Friday, June 5th, 2015 in Activities, Art , Music, Theater

Gregg Hertzlieb of the Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University will present the photography of William Richardson at the Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter Ave., Chesterton, on Saturday, June 20, at 2 PM. A chemist at trade and photographer at heart, William Richardson took thousands of photographs from around the world in … Continued

A November Night of Edgar Allan Poe

Posted on Monday, November 4th, 2013 in Art , Music, Theater

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens is hosting a radio-style evening of terrifying tales by candlelight Saturday, November 9 at 7 p.m. Enjoy coffee and dessert while listening to these great dark and moody classics. You’ll hear The Pit and the Pendulum, The Raven and The Masque of the Red Death. These audio-classics are read by legendary British actor Basil Rathbone, famed for his … Continued

Pageant, Protest, and Progress: Saving the Indiana Dunes Exhibit at the Museum

Posted on Monday, June 3rd, 2013 in Art , Music, Theater, History, Nature

  Pageant, Protest, and Progress: Saving the Indiana Dunes is the title of the new summer exhibit at the Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton. The exhibit will open June 1 and will continue through September 1.   The museum is housed in the historic Brown Mansion at 700 W. Porter Avenue, … Continued

Summer Activities at the Beverly Shores Depot

Posted on Monday, July 2nd, 2012 in Art , Music, Theater

The Beverly Shores Depot has revamped its approach this season and we want to let you know what we’ve been up to!  Our Gallery now features a number of local artists and artisans in a variety of media.  Our focus is on presenting local folks and subjects.  The Gift shop also has a whole new … Continued

Into the Woods: WPL’s Summer Reading Program for Children

Posted on Friday, June 8th, 2012 in Art , Music, Theater, Nature

Children ages 3 through grade 5 are invited to travel “Into the Woods”, Westchester Public Library’s summer reading program for children.  The program, which begins June 11 and ends July 21, will take place at Thomas Library, located at 200 W. Indiana Ave., Chesterton, and Hageman Library, located at 100 Francis St., Porter.  Participants may … Continued

Let Nature’s Medium Provide Art July 9th

Posted on Sunday, July 3rd, 2011 in Art , Music, Theater

As long as there’s been sand in the dunes, there have been folks molding it, pushing it, stacking it into basic castles guarding the water’s edge or more elaborate dragons and their slayers.  Sand sculpture art can be dated back to the ancient Egyptians making sand models of their great pyramids.  It now seems any … Continued

Let Nature’s Medium Provide Art July 9th

Posted on Sunday, July 3rd, 2011 in Art , Music, Theater

As long as there’s been sand in the dunes, there have been folks molding it, pushing it, stacking it into basic castles guarding the water’s edge or more elaborate dragons and their slayers.  Sand sculpture art can be dated back to the ancient Egyptians making sand models of their great pyramids.  It now seems any … Continued

Art of the Dunes: An Enduring Tradition

Posted on Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 in Art , Music, Theater, Nature

“Art of the Dunes: An Enduring Tradition,” is the title of the new summer exhibit at the Westchester Township History Museum. The exhibit opened June 15 and will continue through August 28. The museum, an educational and cultural service of Westchester Public Library, is located at 700 W. Porter Ave., Chesterton, and is open free … Continued

Art of the Dunes: An Enduring Tradition

Posted on Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 in Art , Music, Theater, Nature

“Art of the Dunes: An Enduring Tradition,” is the title of the new summer exhibit at the Westchester Township History Museum. The exhibit opened June 15 and will continue through August 28. The museum, an educational and cultural service of Westchester Public Library, is located at 700 W. Porter Ave., Chesterton, and is open free … Continued

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