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January

"The World's Foremost Wood Engraver:" Thomas Bewick Prints from the Collection of Tom Brand has been added to your travel planner!
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"The World's Foremost Wood Engraver:" Thomas Bewick Prints from the Collection of Tom Brand

Dates: January 09 - April 01, 2018 Tue., - Sun. Noon - 5:00 p.m.; Closed on Monday (CT)

Artist and collector Tom Brand shares selections from his vast collection of wood engravings by the famed printmaker Thomas Bewick. This exhibit is being held in Education Room and is free and open...Read More

Dune Buggy Bus Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Dune Buggy Bus Tour

Date: Sunday, January 21 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Join a ranger for a two-hour tour of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in one of the park's heated, 15-passenger shuttle buses. This is a great way to see the park's amazing winter landscapes without...Read More

HurlyBurly has been added to your travel planner!
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HurlyBurly

Dates: January 19 - February 03, 2018 Times vary by date (CT)

A riveting study of the decadent, perverted, sex-crazed Hollywood cocaine culture that took Broadway by storm with Mike Nichol's all-star cast of William Hurt, Sigourney Weaver, Judith Ivey,...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

Mount Baldy Winter Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Mount Baldy Winter Hike

Date: Sunday, January 21 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Join a ranger at Indiana Dunes National Lakshore for a hike to the top of famous Mount Baldy. This ranger-led tour will allow visitors to experience the beauty and spectacular views from the top of...Read More

Open Skate and Open Hockey Under the Urschel Pavilion has been added to your travel planner!
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Open Skate and Open Hockey Under the Urschel Pavilion

Dates: January 01 - March 04, 2018 Check website for times (CT)

Grab your friends, bring the kids, snag your spouse and come out to skate at the William E. Urschel Pavilion. Open skating takes place 7 days a week. The 80-by-120 foot outdoor ice rink offers open...Read More

Overwhelming Beauty: Painting, Collage and Sculpture by Henning Eichinger and Yvonne Kendall has been added to your travel planner!
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Overwhelming Beauty: Painting, Collage and Sculpture by Henning Eichinger and Yvonne Kendall

Dates: January 09 - April 01, 2018 Tue., - Sun. Noon - 5:00 p.m.; Closed on Monday (CT)

German artists and educators Henning Elchinger and Yvonne Kendall present an installation in the Brauer Museum that involves both painting and sculptural creations. The Exhibition not only...Read More

The Wonderful World of Puppetry: Marionettes by Ralph Kipniss has been added to your travel planner!
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The Wonderful World of Puppetry: Marionettes by Ralph Kipniss

Dates: January 09 - April 01, 2018 Tue., - Sun. Noon - 5:00 p.m.; Closed on Monday (CT)

Michigan City artist and visionary Ralph Kipniss has inspired countless of viewers young and old with his delightful marionettes. In this exhibition, viewers can admire his inventiveness and...Read More

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
...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

Peaceful People has been added to your travel planner!
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Peaceful People

Dates: January 02 - January 30, 2018 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. (CT)

Being more mindful and present is a wonderful New Year's resolution for children and adults! The concept of "mindfulness" seems to be having a moment, but are you unsure of where to start...Read More

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

Dates: January 18 - April 19, 2018 7:00 p.m. (CT)

Spend an evening in the shadowy world of noir, with hard-boiled detectives, femme fatales and capers gone haywire. A presentation and discussion will follow each screening. The following movies...Read More

Daddy, Daughter Date Night has been added to your travel planner!
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Daddy, Daughter Date Night

Date: Saturday, January 27 6:30 p.m. (CT)

Celebrate Valentine's Day, enjoy an evening of dinner and dancing. Quality time for daughters and dads.

Mineral Springs Race Track has been added to your travel planner!
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Mineral Springs Race Track

Date: Saturday, January 27 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Porter's Mineral Springs Race Track was short-lived but very lively in the short time. It was ultimately shut down by the governor of Indiana for gambling...twice. Museum Curator Serena Ard will...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.