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May

"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

Backpacking for Fitness Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Backpacking for Fitness Hike

Date: Saturday, May 27 Noon - 3 p.m. (CT)

Join park ranger Kip Walton and volunteer TJ Caracci to learn about backpacking for fitness. Learn how to get stronger, burn calories, have a healthier heart, and improve your posture all while...Read More

Beach Sunset Guided Bike Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Beach Sunset Guided Bike Tour

Dates: May 27 - October 28, 2017 6;30 - 8:30 p.m. (CT)

Enjoy a scenic bike ride to the State Park beach and a fantastic sunset over the Chicago skyline. Sunset Tours offered every Friday and Saturday evenings through October. Includes bike, accessories,...Read More

Chesterton's European Market has been added to your travel planner!
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Chesterton's European Market

Dates: May 06 - October 28, 2017 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (CT)

An outdoor family/artisanal market held in historic downtown Chesterton every Saturday from the beginning of May through the end of October.

Douglas Center Open House at National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Douglas Center Open House at National Lakeshore

Dates: January 07 - December 16, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (CT)

Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end Visitor Center, especially the new Nature Play Zone where unstructured play in nature is the tradition. Help feed the center's resident turtles...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

Evening Campground Program at National lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Evening Campground Program at National lakeshore

Date: Saturday, May 27 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

Join a ranger and fellow visitors for an evening program showcasing the national lakeshore and its recreational opportunities at the Dunewood Campground Amphitheater. parking available for...Read More

Incorruptible has been added to your travel planner!
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Incorruptible

Dates: May 19 - June 03, 2017 Times vary by date (CT)

Welcome to the Dark Ages in Priseaux, France, where everything is really, really bad and the monastery's patron saint hasn't worked a miracle in thirteen years. Threatened by the success of a rival...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

Open House at Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Open House at Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm

Date: Saturday, May 27 Noon - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

Join rangers for an afternoon exploring two of our historic homesteads. Meet at noon in the Bailly/Chellberg parking lot for an informative 90-minute hike to the Bailly Cemetery. Upon returning,...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

Sunset Boulevard has been added to your travel planner!
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Sunset Boulevard

Dates: May 19 - June 04, 2017 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 3:00 p.m. (CT)

The Sunset Boulevard plot revolves around Norma Desmond, a faded star of the silent screen era, living in the past in her decaying mansion on the fabled Los Angeles street. When screenwriter Joe...Read More

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

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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Century of Progress Homes Guided Bike Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Century of Progress Homes Guided Bike Tour

Dates: May 28 - October 29, 2017 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (CT)

Enjoy a scenic bike ride, with views of the Century of Progress Homes in Beverly Shores and lunch on the beach. Pedal Power offers a guided tour every Sunday through October. Includes bike,...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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