Topic: Valparaiso

  • South Shore Orchestra kicks off 2015 Season with “Tango Fusion” concert at Memorial Opera House

    VALPARAISO, IN – Members of the South Shore Orchestra (SSO) will perform a colorful assortment of South American tango and Middle Eastern music for the orchestra’s first Lunchtime Chamber Series concert at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Memorial Opera House. The “Tango Fusion” program will include music by Piazzolla, Hovhaness, Cirque du Soleil … Continued

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  • NWI Symphony Orchestra coming to Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Friday nights in August

      Taltree Arboretum & Gardens in Valparaiso, IN welcomes the Northwest Indiana Symphony three Friday nights in August. Each night will feature a different musical ensemble. The concert schedule is as follows: ·         August 8 – The string ensemble will play nature-inspired classical music, including selections from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. ·         August 22 – A brass quintet … Continued

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  • Beaches, Indiana Dunes and so much more

    Are you interested in seeing a bog where you can traverse floating boardwalks to literally walk on water and see insect-eating plants and rare orchids? Do you want to visit a bison farm where you can get within inches of the massive animals? Are you up for hiking one of the most amazing dune trails … Continued

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  • Taltree Arboretum announces 2014 class schedule and summer camp

      Valparaiso, IN – Taltree Arboretum & Gardens’ 2014 class schedule is now online. The classes cover a variety of nature, health and recreation topics and our geared toward adults, children and families. Class topics include children’s science classes, Indiana Master Naturalist, birding, photography, wild edibles, fairy gardening, roses and carnivorous plants. Taltree’s educational hike … Continued

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  • Taltree Arboretum & Gardens snowman building competition now through March 2

      Taltree Arboretum & Gardens in Valparaiso is hosting a snowman building competition now through March 2, 2014. In order to participate, snowman entries must be built onsite at Taltree. Participants should take a picture and submit their entry via email to info@taltree.org with the following information: name, phone, snowman title, date built and Taltree location … Continued

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  • Winter is a great time to visit our nature sites

    Shelf ice is a site to see along Lake Michigan. By Ken Kosky My favorite time along the Beyond the Beach Discovery Trail is autumn. There’s nothing better than hiking through wooded trails that are bursting with color on a 65-degree day. But another beautiful time is right now, with a blanket of snow covering … Continued

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