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October

100 Years 100 Objects has been added to your travel planner!
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100 Years 100 Objects

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2017 Wed. - Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

The Museum has been collecting artifacts for 100 years, since Indiana's Centennial Celebration in 1916, and this unique exhibit gives the public an inside look at 100 of the objects that make up the...Read More

Broncho John Exhibit Unveiling & Program has been added to your travel planner!
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Broncho John Exhibit Unveiling & Program

Dates: August 01 - October 31, 2017 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

Learn more about one of Porter County's most interesting citizens, Broncho John Sullivan. Broncho John Sullivan started off his career as a Native American scout in the West, before becoming involved...Read More

County Line Orchard has been added to your travel planner!
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County Line Orchard

Dates: September 01 - November 04, 2017 Open Daily 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Corn Maze: Mon. - Thu. 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Sun. 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (CT)

Family fun at its finest. Gather your family and come spend a day at County Line Orchard. Featuring U-Pick apples, antique tractor rides, animal barnyard, 10-acre corn maize, country kitchen &
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Divas of the Dunes Weekend has been added to your travel planner!
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Divas of the Dunes Weekend

Dates: October 20 - October 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. (CT)

Practice some mindful self-care with a sweet 3-day retreat in the Indiana dunes. You'll spend the weekend immersed in nature, enjoying activities ranging from challenging to indulgent. We'll got the...Read More

Fall Harvest Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Fall Harvest Festival

Dates: October 20 - October 21, 2017 Fri. 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.; Sat.11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (CT)

Get ready for two days of costumes, tricks, treats, spooks and more with the Fall Harvest Festival. Friday night fun: Dress up in your spookiest or silliest costume and go door-to-door all throughout...Read More

Group Bonfire & Night Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Group Bonfire & Night Hike

Dates: October 13 - October 27, 2017 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (CT)

Cozy up around Taltree's bonfire ring and spend a fun evening with your group around a crackling bonfire. Throughout the night, explore the arboretum in the dark with a Taltree naturalist on a 30...Read More

Hair - The Tribal Love-Rock Musical has been added to your travel planner!
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Hair - The Tribal Love-Rock Musical

Dates: October 13 - October 29, 2017 Times vary by date (CT)

Come celebrate the sixties counterculture in all its long-hair, bell-bottomed, bare-footed, beaded, fringed, and psychedelic glory as Chicago Street Theatre proudly presents Hair just in time for...Read More

Haunted Hayride has been added to your travel planner!
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Haunted Hayride

Dates: October 19 - October 21, 2017 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. (CT)

Come enjoy the annual Haunted Hayride. Concessions will be available for purchase. NOT recommended for children ages 3 and under.

Haunted Mini Golf has been added to your travel planner!
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Haunted Mini Golf

Dates: October 01 - October 31, 2017 11:00 a.m. (CT)

Zao Island will have a Haunted Mini Golf course the whole month of October. Come out for a ghoulish good time.

Haunted Trails of Sunset Hills has been added to your travel planner!
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Haunted Trails of Sunset Hills

Dates: October 20 - October 21, 2017 6:30 - 10:00 p.m. (CT)

There will also be a concession stand with food, drink and bake sale.

Making Her Place has been added to your travel planner!
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Making Her Place

Dates: August 01 - October 31, 2017 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

Women's history i Porter County has been a silent story. In the past, women's histories, stories and accomplishments have not been recorded. Women have not had a voice. In American's history, women...Read More

Now, Then and Again: The Art of Douglas Calisch has been added to your travel planner!
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Now, Then and Again: The Art of Douglas Calisch

Dates: August 22 - December 10, 2017 Tue., - Sun. Noon - 5:00 p.m.; Closed on Monday (CT)

Brauer Museum Associate Curator Gloria Ruff presents this exhibition of inventive and complex mixed media creations by contemporary midwestern artist and educator Douglas Calisch. This exhibit is...Read More

Old Master Prints from a Private Collection has been added to your travel planner!
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Old Master Prints from a Private Collection

Dates: August 22 - December 10, 2017 Tue., - Sun. Noon - 5:00 p.m.; Closed on Monday (CT)

Significant works by such artists as Rembrandt, Durer and Goya comprise ths exhibition from a regional collection. Exhibit is being held in the Education Room. This exhibit is free and open to the...Read More

Pet Costume Parade has been added to your travel planner!
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Pet Costume Parade

Dates: October 07 - October 31, 2017 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. (CT)

Bring your pooch out in their best Halloween costume for a short parade. Visitors will meet in front of the Depot. Participation is free with admission.

 

 

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

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