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March

American Byways: Selections from U.S. Highway 80 has been added to your travel planner!
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American Byways: Selections from U.S. Highway 80

Dates: January 10 - April 02, 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)

American Byways: Selections from U.S. Highway 80, a solo exhibition by SCAD professor and photography by Rebecca Nolan. This body of work focuses on elements of the bypassed areas of rural...Read More

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

Date: Saturday, March 25 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

Battles of the American Civil War - Wilderness/Spotsyvania has been added to your travel planner!
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Battles of the American Civil War - Wilderness/Spotsyvania

Date: Saturday, March 25 10:00 a.m. - Noon (CT)

On May 5, 1864, the Union army of the Potomac once again locked horns with the army of Northern Virginia in the dense thickets known as the Wilderness of Spotsylvania. Over the course of two days,...Read More

Bookmarks at the Museum presents The Underground Railroad has been added to your travel planner!
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Bookmarks at the Museum presents The Underground Railroad

Dates: March 16 - April 03, 2017 2:00 p.m. (CT)

Join former history teacher, Marian Wray, as she reviews Colson Whitehead's bestseller and National Book Award Winner The Underground Railroad. In the book, Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in...Read More

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

I Never Saw Another Butterfly has been added to your travel planner!
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I Never Saw Another Butterfly

Dates: March 10 - March 26, 2017 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 3:00 p.m. (CT)

I Never Saw Another Butterfly is also the name of a one-act play by Celeste Raspanti. It is also the name of a musical by a young man named Joseph Robinette. The play centers around Raja, one of the
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Invisible Project has been added to your travel planner!
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Invisible Project

Dates: March 06 - April 03, 2017 Check website for times

The Invisible Project exhibit, is a collaborative traveling exhibit which makes visible stories of homelessness in Porter County. The project was given special mention by the Indiana Historical...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

Sand & Steel: Visions of Our Indiana Shore has been added to your travel planner!
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Sand & Steel: Visions of Our Indiana Shore

Dates: January 10 - April 02, 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)

Sand & Steel: Visions of Our Indiana Shore features artwork inspired by the beauty of the Indiana Dunes beginning in the early 20th century, the industry that followed and the balance struck...Read More

The MARTIN Bell: A Communication to MLK in Form, Sound, & Action has been added to your travel planner!
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The MARTIN Bell: A Communication to MLK in Form, Sound, & Action

Dates: January 10 - April 02, 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 MARTIN Bell: A Communication to MLK in Form, Sound, & Action exhibition will be held in the Education Room. This exhibit is free and open to the public. 

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

Taltree Toddlers has been added to your travel planner!
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Taltree Toddlers

Dates: January 18 - April 26, 2017 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (CT)

Bring your toddlers for a nature-themed story followed by a related activity or craft. Pre-registration is required. Held every other Wednesday; Jan. 18, Feb. 1 & 15, March 1, 15 & 29, April...Read More

Thursday Night Noir! has been added to your travel planner!
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Thursday Night Noir!

Dates: January 19 - April 20, 2017 7:00 p.m. (CT)

Spend one Thursday evening each month during the spring semester in the shadowy world of noir, with hard-boiled detectives, femme fatales and capers gone haywire. A lecture and discussion will...Read More

April

41st Annual Duneland Woodcarvers Show has been added to your travel planner!
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41st Annual Duneland Woodcarvers Show

Dates: April 01 - April 02, 2017 Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

Join the fun at Woodland Park for the 41st Annual Duneland Woodcarvers Show. Artists in woodcarving, gourds, and wood working from throughout the Midwest will display their pieces and be judged in
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Environmental Leaders Exhibit has been added to your travel planner!
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Environmental Leaders Exhibit

Date: Saturday, April 01 8:00 a.m. (CT)

Hike Taltree and see the faces of famous naturalists and environmental leaders carved into wood. See if you can find them all.

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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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