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January

Embrace by Lynn Olson has been added to your travel planner!
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Embrace by Lynn Olson

Dates: January 08 - March 31, 2019 10am-5pm Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday; 10am-8:30pm Wednesday; Noon-5pm Saturday & Sunday (CT))

Steel, steel fibers, and cement. This exhibit is free and open to the public. 

Line/ Force/ Burn Rubber: Sarah Krepp & Olivia Petrides has been added to your travel planner!
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Line/ Force/ Burn Rubber: Sarah Krepp & Olivia Petrides

Dates: January 08 - March 31, 2019 10am-5pm Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday; 10am-8:30pm Wednesday; Noon-5pm Saturday & Sunday (CT)

Explosive energy dominates the work of Sarah Krepp. Krepp locates a powerful gesture in found materials, in blown-out shredded tires which are gathered from highway debris. Blow-outs force the...Read More

Mission Escape has been added to your travel planner!
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Mission Escape

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 3-11pm Monday- Friday; 11am-11pm Saturday; Noon-1pm Sunday

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

Paradox Escape Rooms has been added to your travel planner!
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Paradox Escape Rooms

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 1-7pm Monday, Wednesday, & Sunday; Noon-9pm Thursday & Friday (CT)

Room 1: House in the Woods - Everyone in town knows the creepy old house in the woods. No one, however, wants to talk about it or even find themselves nearby. Your friend, Tim the journalist, wanted...Read More

Polar Nights/ and Polar Night II by Olivia Petrides has been added to your travel planner!
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Polar Nights/ and Polar Night II by Olivia Petrides

Dates: January 08 - March 31, 2019 10am-5pm Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday; 10am-8:30pm Wednesday; Noon-5pm Saturday & Sunday (CT)

Petrides' drawings are immersive, large-scale abstractions based on her direct observation of the aurora borealis, or northern lights. Petrides utilizes simple tools and the basic element of drawing...Read More

Survival Escape Rooms has been added to your travel planner!
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Survival Escape Rooms

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 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
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The 3 Dune Challenge has been added to your travel planner!
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The 3 Dune Challenge

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 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

The Icons of Ammo Boxes: Art by Sofia Atlantova and Oleksandr Klymenko has been added to your travel planner!
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The Icons of Ammo Boxes: Art by Sofia Atlantova and Oleksandr Klymenko

Dates: January 08 - March 31, 2019 10am-5pm Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday; 10am-8:30pm Wednesday; Noon-5pm Saturday & Sunday (CT)

An artist visiting Edmonton from Ukraine is attempting the magnificent - transfiguring symbols of death back towards the light of life. "The main idea is transfiguration -...Read More

Keely and Du has been added to your travel planner!
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Keely and Du

Dates: January 18 - February 02, 2019 Times vary by date (CT)

From the author of Talking With, here is an explosive and controversial drama. Du, a right-to-life activist, and Keely, a pregnant rape victim Du is confining,...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 05 - December 28, 2019 9am-3pm (CT)

PROGRAMMING CONTINGENT UPON GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

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...Read More

Great Lakes National Showman At Large has been added to your travel planner!
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Great Lakes National Showman At Large

Date: Saturday, January 26 7pm (CT)

Looking for a room full of charismatic men with talent, brains and good looks all lined up and ready to entertain you, or maybe you're more in the mood for beauty, glitz, and glamour? Then...Read More

Mount Baldy Winter Hike - Outdoor Adventures Series has been added to your travel planner!
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Mount Baldy Winter Hike - Outdoor Adventures Series

Date: Saturday, January 26 1-3pm (CT)

PROGRAMMING CONTINGENT UPON GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Meet at the Mount Baldy parking lot for a ranger-led hike to the top of the beautiful and famous Mount Baldy. The views of Lake Michigan and the...Read More

Science in the National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Science in the National Lakeshore

Date: Saturday, January 26 2-4pm (CT)

PROGRAMMING CONTINGENT UPON GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN 

Brad Bumgardner, birding. Meet local experts and scientists who are conducting research in the national park. Examine the knowledge gained by...Read More

Stargazing Through Telescopes has been added to your travel planner!
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Stargazing Through Telescopes

Date: Saturday, January 26 5-7pm (CT)

PROGRAMMING CONTINGENT UPON GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Join fellow astronomy lovers and enjoy our night sky from one of the darkest spots in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Telescopes will be...Read More

Miller Woods Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Miller Woods Hike

Dates: January 06 - January 27, 2019 1:30-3:30pm (CT)

PROGRAMMING CONTINGENT UPON GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

The hike starts at the National Lakeshore's Paul H. Douglas Center and travels through varied habitats including rare and beautiful black oak...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.