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April

Cabaret of Art has been added to your travel planner!
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Cabaret of Art

Dates: April 01 - April 30, 2018 Mon. - Fri. 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; Sun. Closed (CT)

The Chesterton Art Center will host work from its children's classes in an exhibit entitled "Cabaret of Art" during the month of April, starting with an Opening Reception on Sunday,...Read More

Indiana Dunes Scavenger Hunt has been added to your travel planner!
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Indiana Dunes Scavenger Hunt

Dates: January 02 - December 31, 2018 Self guided, can be done any day the Visitor Center and park are open

Ready for an adventure? Then do the Indiana Dunes Scavenger Hunt. Pick up the form and map at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center. You'll be guided to nine great sites in the Indiana Dunes National...Read More

Mission Escape has been added to your travel planner!
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Mission Escape

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2018 3:00 - 11 p.m. Mon. - Fri; 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Sat.; Noon - 1:00 p.m. Sun.

You will be tasked with tackling logical problems and puzzles. You will put out little physical effort and your wit and observation will be the key to your success. Everything you need to be...Read More

MTV Trivia Night at the Museum has been added to your travel planner!
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MTV Trivia Night at the Museum

Date: Tuesday, April 24 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. (CT)

The arrival of MTV helped define much of a generation. Test your knowledge of MTV - from VJ's and awards to video and shows. The doors open at 6:45 p.m. and will remain open until the space is...Read More

Photography Exhibit "David Larson: 50 Years of Photography in the Indiana Dunes" has been added to your travel planner!
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Photography Exhibit "David Larson: 50 Years of Photography in the Indiana Dunes"

Dates: February 08 - April 29, 2018 Call for times

Enjoy the finest works of David Larson ans a lifetime of dunes photography that captures the changing dunes, including some that no longer exist, like Howling Hill.

Survival Escape Rooms has been added to your travel planner!
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Survival Escape Rooms

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2018 Call of times

Survival escape rooms are the newest escape games hitting Northwest Indiana. State of the art games, fast paced, and exciting! Outsmart aliens, escape dangerous traps and solve cunning puzzles with
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Taltree Railway Garden has been added to your travel planner!
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Taltree Railway Garden

Dates: April 01 - October 31, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (CT)

Featuring dwarf plants and model steam engine trains, the exhibit showcases the impact steam engine trains had on early 19th century US railroads. Check the website for special...Read More

The 3 Dune Challenge has been added to your travel planner!
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The 3 Dune Challenge

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2018 Self guided, can be done any day that the Visitor Center and park are open (CT)

Hike the three tallest sand dunes on the southern shore of Lake Michigan: Mt. Holden, Mt. Jackson and Mt. Tom. This is a self guided, signed challenge that can be done any time of the year. There is...Read More

The Spitfire Grill has been added to your travel planner!
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The Spitfire Grill

Dates: April 20 - April 29, 2018 Fri. 8:00 p.m.; Sat. & Sun. 2:00 p.m. (CT)

A feisty parolee follows her dreams, based on a page from an old travel book, to a small town in Wisconsin and finds a place for herself working at Hannah's Spitfire Grill. It is for sale but there...Read More

Valparaiso University Art Student Exhibition has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso University Art Student Exhibition

Dates: April 10 - May 13, 2018 Tue. - Sun. Noon - 5:00 p.m.; Closed on Monday (CT)

Come see the recent work of Valparaiso University's talented art students, displayed in the West gallery. A variety of media, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and video, will be...Read More

Behind the Scenes Night has been added to your travel planner!
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Behind the Scenes Night

Date: Wednesday, April 25 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 & 8:00 p.m. (CT)

This evening open house event takes place in three different locations, so be sure to wear appropriate footwear. Additionally, both tours require the ability to navigate stairs. Tours of 16...Read More

Birding on the Prairie has been added to your travel planner!
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Birding on the Prairie

Date: Thursday, April 26 8:00 a.m.

Join Barb Lucas and Jeanette Jaskula for a morning of birding on the prairie. They hope to find the secretive grasshopper sparrow and the state-endangered Henslow's sparrow. Meet at The
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Blithe Spirit has been added to your travel planner!
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Blithe Spirit

Dates: April 27 - May 13, 2018 Fri. and Sat. 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 2:00 p.m. (CT)

The smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, this much revived classic from the playwright of Private Lives offers up fussy and cantankerous novelist Charles Condomime who is remarried...Read More

Family Hike - Sunset Hill Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Family Hike - Sunset Hill Farm

Dates: March 03 - November 09, 2018 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. (CT)

This short hike will be led by a park naturalist and will be highly interactive and designed for children of all ages. The theme will change each month. Visit their website for each month's theme....Read More

Fish Fry has been added to your travel planner!
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Fish Fry

Date: Friday, April 27 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. (CT)

Annual Fish Fry tickets are on sale now. Tickets are available for dine in or carry out. Tickets are on sale at the Duneland Chamber of Commerce or from any Rotary member.

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Indiana Dunes

Nature’s Masterpiece

Did you know the Indiana Dunes has a 15-mile coastline with sandy beaches, more than 70 miles of hiking trails and more than 350 species of birds? Explore the Indiana Dunes, then shake off the sand south of the dunes with great lodging, dining, shopping and attractions.