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June

"I Do! Westchester Township Weddings" Exhibit has been added to your travel planner!
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"I Do! Westchester Township Weddings" Exhibit

Dates: May 06 - August 06, 2017 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

Have you ever wondered why brides toss a bouquet or wear white? And why do they carry flowers? This new exhibit tells the history of wedding fashions, traditions, and more alongside some of the...Read More

Arts in the Park Camp at National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Arts in the Park Camp at National Lakeshore

Dates: June 26 - June 30, 2017 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Take part in the free, week-long, Arts in the Park camp. The camp runs from 11am to 2pm each day. Rhonda Cox, director of Artopia and Saudra Goldsby, a retired art teacher, will share the skills and...Read More

Better Burns Harbor - Intro to the Square has been added to your travel planner!
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Better Burns Harbor - Intro to the Square

Date: Wednesday, June 28 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. (CT)

Special invite to all local businesses to attend mixer with elected officials to learn updates on the Town's development priorities. Public also welcome to celebrate the Town's 50th anniversary and...Read More

Coffee Creek Farmers Market has been added to your travel planner!
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Coffee Creek Farmers Market

Dates: May 10 - October 18, 2017 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. (CT)

Porter County's first Producer Only Market features local farmers, specialty food producers, and food trucks. The Coffee Creek Farmers Market will be held every Wednesday from May through October....Read More

Duneland on Display: Works by the Duneland Plein Air Painters has been added to your travel planner!
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Duneland on Display: Works by the Duneland Plein Air Painters

Dates: May 19 - August 06, 2017 Tue., Thu. and Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Wed. 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Sat. and Sun. noon - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

The Duneland Plein Air Painters meet in a different location to paint in the open air. Carrying on a long tradition of painting outdoors in natural light, these artists record their impression of...Read More

Dunes Adventure Camp has been added to your travel planner!
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Dunes Adventure Camp

Dates: June 26 - June 30, 2017 Call for times (CT)

Dunes Adventure Camp for ages 14 to 17. Teens choose from adventurous activities and learn new skills including backcountry survival, nature photography, leadership, and conservation at this 5day, 4...Read More

Kids Summer Park Program - Session 3 has been added to your travel planner!
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Kids Summer Park Program - Session 3

Dates: June 26 - June 30, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (CT)

The popular Kids Summer Parks Program at Hawthorne Park, will be back this year with a few fun changes. This weeks program will focus on ways to be "green" to our planet and...Read More

New acquisitions at the Brauer Museum of Art has been added to your travel planner!
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New acquisitions at the Brauer Museum of Art

Dates: May 19 - August 06, 2017 Tue., Thu. and Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Wed. 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Sat. and Sun. noon - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

An exhibition of new acquistions in the Brauer Museum of Art's permanent collection will be held in the museum's Wehling and McGill Galleries. This exhibit is free and open to the...Read More

Nike Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Nike Hike

Date: Wednesday, June 28 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

Explore the arboretum after hours! What creatures will you hear or see in the night? Join a Taltree Naturalist and find out! Hike starts in arboretum parking lot. Advance registration requires 1 week...Read More

Prehistoric Porter County has been added to your travel planner!
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Prehistoric Porter County

Dates: January 04 - December 30, 2017 Wed. - Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

In 1909, Porter County farmer Myron Benedict was plowing his field when he came across what appeared to be a massive tooth. It was harvest season, and the busy farmer threw the tooth in a corncrib...Read More

Spring Art Project has been added to your travel planner!
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Spring Art Project

Date: Wednesday, June 28 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. (CT)

String art is a beautiful technique to create a 3D masterpiece! Perfect for families and students of all ages.Located in the pavilion. Advance registration required 1 week prior.

Taltree Railway Garden has been added to your travel planner!
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Taltree Railway Garden

Dates: April 01 - October 31, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 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 02 - December 29, 2017 Self guided, can be done any day that the Visitor Center/park is 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

Beach Yoga at Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Beach Yoga at Indiana Dunes State Park

Dates: May 28 - August 31, 2017 Tues., Thurs., & Sun. at 9:00 a.m.; Thurs. evenings 7:00 p.m. (CT)

The Duneland YMCA have partnered with the Indiana Dunes State Park to offer beach yoga on the state park main beach, by the pavilion. Things to bring: mat, blanket, water, small towel, maybe
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Fireworks on the Lakefront has been added to your travel planner!
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Fireworks on the Lakefront

Date: Thursday, June 29 Activities 6:00 p.m.; Fireworks at dusk (CT)

This event will take place at the Indiana Dunes State Park & the Indiana Dunes national Lakeshore. Family-friendly event features food merchants, a live rock concert and fireworks. Please be...Read More

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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.

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