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May

Corey Hagelberg: No Beauty in This has been added to your travel planner!
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Corey Hagelberg: No Beauty in This

Dates: May 17 - August 04, 2019 10am-5pm Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday; 10am-8:30pm Wednesday; Noon-5pm Saturday & Sunday (CT)

This exhibit is free and open to the public. 

 

Danny and the Deep Blue Sea has been added to your travel planner!
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Danny and the Deep Blue Sea

Dates: May 17 - June 01, 2019 Times vary by date (CT)

Set in the Bronx, NY, this iconic play, written by Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley collides us with two of society's beautiful, yet dysfunctional city misfits. After a chance encounter in...Read More

Music Heritage Series at the National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Music Heritage Series at the National Lakeshore

Date: Friday, May 17 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

Join in with the Save the Tunes Council as they perform traditional music associated with the sounds of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Tune up your vocal cords and gather for a sing-a-long....Read More

Selections from the Brauer Museum of Art's Permanent Collection has been added to your travel planner!
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Selections from the Brauer Museum of Art's Permanent Collection

Dates: May 17 - August 04, 2019 10am-5pm Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday; 10am-8:30pm Wednesday; Noon-5pm Saturday & Sunday (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

Spring Out to Sunset Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Spring Out to Sunset Festival

Date: Saturday, May 18 Noon-4pm (CT)

An annual celebration of spring includes family activities, bounce houses, vintage baseball, food vendors, music, pony rides, BBQ and homebrew competitions, and a beer garden.

Pinhook Bog Open House has been added to your travel planner!
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Pinhook Bog Open House

Dates: May 25 - August 31, 2019 Noon - 3pm (CT)

Take a self-guided hike into the amazing Pinhook Bog at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Rangers and volunteers stationed along the trail will help you understand this unique remnant of the last ice...Read More

Help Feed the Farm Animals at Chellberg Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Help Feed the Farm Animals at Chellberg Farm

Dates: May 26 - October 27, 2019 4:30-5pm (CT)

Come help a ranger feed the farm animals every Sunday at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's historic Chellberg farm. The farm's current residents include cows, pigs, and chickens. The animals are at...Read More

June

Beverly Shores Garden Walk has been added to your travel planner!
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Beverly Shores Garden Walk

Date: Saturday, June 01 11am-3pm (CT)

Association of Beverly Shores Residents and ERG will co-sponsor the annual Garden and Art Walk. This year the walk will feature the gardens of the historic Bartlett Home of Beverly Shores. You...Read More

Second Saturday Night Stargazing has been added to your travel planner!
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Second Saturday Night Stargazing

Date: Saturday, June 08 8:30 - 10:30 p.m. (CT)

Join members of the Chicago Astronomical Society to get a closer look at the evening sky over Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Weather permitting, see star clusters, galaxies, nebulae, planets,...Read More

Music Heritage Series at the National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Music Heritage Series at the National Lakeshore

Date: Friday, June 21 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

Join in with the Save the Tunes Council as they perform traditional music associated with the sounds of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Tune up your vocal cords and gather for a sing-a-long....Read More

July

Portage 4th of July Festival & Parade has been added to your travel planner!
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Portage 4th of July Festival & Parade

Date: Thursday, July 04 11am parade; 5pm festival begins (CT)

An Independence Day Parade and Festival, includes food vendors, live music and fireworks at dusk.

Valparaiso 4th of July Celebration has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso 4th of July Celebration

Date: Thursday, July 04 6:30-9:30pm (CT)

There will be music and activities. The fireworks show begins after dusk. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Vendors will be available to purchase refreshments.

Mamma Mia has been added to your travel planner!
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Mamma Mia

Dates: July 12 - July 28, 2019 8pm Friday & Saturday; 2pm Sunday (CT)

Set on a Greek island paradise and inspired by the story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs, writer Catherine Johnson's heart-warming tale centers around Sophie, a young bride-to-be. On the eve...Read More

Shakespeare in the Park: Macbeth has been added to your travel planner!
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Shakespeare in the Park: Macbeth

Dates: July 12 - July 13, 2019 8pm (CT)

After receiving a prophecy of his future kingship from three witches, and coerced by his scheming wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan, but he is increasingly oppressed by the guilt of his...Read More

Second Saturday Night Stargazing has been added to your travel planner!
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Second Saturday Night Stargazing

Date: Saturday, July 13 8:30pm (CT)

Join members of the Chicago Astronomical Society to get a closer look at the evening sky over Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. This month, the Milky Way Galaxy will cross the night sky from...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.