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August

Burns Harbor Food Truck Square - The Badge and You has been added to your travel planner!
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Burns Harbor Food Truck Square - The Badge and You

Date: Friday, August 24 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. (CT)

Join in the annual community and law enforcement appreciation night! Enjoy dinner served by local food vendors along with area law enforcement agencies. Come meet and participate in activities with...Read More

Acorn Concert Series has been added to your travel planner!
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Acorn Concert Series

Date: Saturday, August 25 5:30 p.m. gates open; 6:30 - 10:00 p.m. (CT)

Craft beer, wine, and local food favorites will be available to purchase during the concert. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. This is a family-friendly event. Smoking and outside beverages...Read More

Aukiki River Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Aukiki River Festival

Dates: August 25 - August 26, 2018 Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sun. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

Experience life as it was from the mid 1700s to the 1930s. Interact with more than 35 encampments, see blanket traders, and the Collier's General Store. There will be historical musical...Read More

Sunset Hill Colonels Vintage Baseball has been added to your travel planner!
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Sunset Hill Colonels Vintage Baseball

Date: Sunday, August 26 1:00 p.m. (CT)

Vintage Base Ball is a pastime, with its beginnings and progressions mimicking those that occurred in America over 160 years ago. Teams like the Sunset Hill Colonels compete today wearing period...Read More

September

Taste of Duneland has been added to your travel planner!
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Taste of Duneland

Date: Saturday, September 01 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. (CT)

Taste food from local eateries and non-profit groups in the Duneland area. There will be live music, beer and wine garden, and bounce houses for the kids.

Lit'l Kernel Puff Run has been added to your travel planner!
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Lit'l Kernel Puff Run

Date: Saturday, September 08 8:30 a.m. (CT)

Kids ages 2-9 can join the Popcorn Festival fun with this unique kid-friendly race in Downtown Valparaiso. Kids run in this 100-300 yard event; distance varies by age group. Everyone receives a...Read More

Popcorn Panic Race has been added to your travel planner!
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Popcorn Panic Race

Date: Saturday, September 08 7:30 a.m. (CT)

A community tradition for almost four decades, this event has over 1,000 participants annually. In teams or as individuals, you can choose to run the 5 miles or the 5K run. 

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

Date: Saturday, September 08 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. (CT)

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

Valparaiso Popcorn Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso Popcorn Festival

Date: Saturday, September 08 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. (CT)

This long-standing community tradition returns for its 40th year. The Valparaiso Popcorn Festival continues to offer family-fun activities for all ages. Over 250 arts & crafts booths, 35 food...Read More

Lunchtime Cabaret Series - Life is a Cabaret! The Songs of Kander & Ebb has been added to your travel planner!
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Lunchtime Cabaret Series - Life is a Cabaret! The Songs of Kander & Ebb

Date: Wednesday, September 12 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Musical theatre wouldn't be what it is without the American songwriting team of Composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb. Great Songs like "Isn't This Better" from Funny Lady,...Read More

Apples Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Apples Festival

Dates: September 15 - September 16, 2018 11:00 - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

This family-friendly event features seasonal activities such as free tractor pulled hayrides, a Kid's Corner with games and crafts and even apple-chucking catapults. You can help make cider using an...Read More

Brews-Blues-BBQ Fest has been added to your travel planner!
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Brews-Blues-BBQ Fest

Date: Saturday, September 15 4:00 - 10:00 pm. (CT)

Burn's Harbor's Food Truck Square is proud to host the annual Brews-Blues-BBQ-Fest. Come enjoy the fine cooking of a variety of vendors in the region with BBQ on the menu. Rhythm and Blues band,...Read More

Lorie's Lakeside Century has been added to your travel planner!
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Lorie's Lakeside Century

Date: Saturday, September 15 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

Lorie's Lakeside Century offers a variety of routes for both novice and seasoned riders: 26-mile, 39-mile, 62-mile, 75-mile and a 100-mile century from Chesterton, IN to New Buffalo, MI. Included in...Read More

Singing Sands Star Gaze has been added to your travel planner!
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Singing Sands Star Gaze

Date: Saturday, September 15 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. (CT)

Meet local astronomers from the Calumet Astronomical Society for a night of star gazing. Special telescopes will be set up as well as periodic constellation talks. Bring a blanket and join them on...Read More

Sunset Hill Colonels Vintage Baseball has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Sunset Hill Colonels Vintage Baseball

Date: Saturday, September 15 Noon (CT)

Vintage Base Ball is a pastime, with its beginnings and progressions mimicking those that occurred in America over 160 years ago. Teams like the Sunset Hill Colonels compete today wearing period...Read More

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