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July

Othello has been added to your travel planner!
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Othello

Dates: July 10 - July 19, 2020 Check website for times

Othello, the brilliant general, is admired and envied by his men and passionately in love with his beautiful young wife. But when he promotes the highborn Cassio over Iago, the die is cast. Enraged, ...Read More

Rohald Dahl's Matilda, The Musical has been added to your travel planner!
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Rohald Dahl's Matilda, The Musical

Dates: July 17 - August 02, 2020 Check website for times

The story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Inspired by the twisted genius of Rohald Dahl, the Tony...Read More

Annual Sand Sculpture Contest has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual Sand Sculpture Contest

Date: Saturday, July 18 Check website for times

Come out to thisannual event and enter to win or just watch for fun! Whether buildingor not, come vote for your favorite in the People's Choice Award. Contact the NatureCenter for more information...Read More

Dunes Explorer Day Camp has been added to your travel planner!
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Dunes Explorer Day Camp

Dates: July 20 - July 24, 2020 Check website for times

Join in the summer fun at the Indiana Dunes State Park! Each camp is perfect for the inquisitive child of the dunes and provides a low-cost option close to home. For children ages 6-8.

Lunchtime Cabaret Series - School's Out For Summer: The Limelights Cabaret has been added to your travel planner!
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Lunchtime Cabaret Series - School's Out For Summer: The Limelights Cabaret

Date: Wednesday, July 22 Check website for times

A cabaret that different from any other! Come and enjoy an afternoon of music as the Memorial Opera House throw in some of their Limelights' youth theatre students in the mix. This fun and energetic...Read More

Dunes Explorer Day Camp has been added to your travel planner!
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Dunes Explorer Day Camp

Dates: July 27 - July 31, 2020 Check website for times

Join in the summer fun at the Indiana Dunes State Park! Each camp is perfect for the inquisitive child of the dunes and provides a low-cost option close to home. For children ages 9-11.

August

Full Moon Hike, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Full Moon Hike, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Saturday, August 01 Check website for times

Join Naturalist and volunteers for this special hike to Lake Michigan and back. Meet at the Nature Center at 7 pm for a presentation about our moon along with come "Stellar" treats. The hike begins...Read More

S'mores Day Fun! has been added to your travel planner!
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S'mores Day Fun!

Date: Friday, August 07 Check website for times

Help celebrate National S'mores Day. Start by learning a little about the history of the camping culture of this delicious treat. Then have a full smorgasbord of different smores variations as well...Read More

Hummingbird Banding Demonstrations, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Hummingbird Banding Demonstrations, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Saturday, August 08 Check website for times

The Indiana Dunes State Park Interpretive Services and Friends of Indiana Dunes will be hosting a special day of bird banding at the Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center. Licensed hummingbird...Read More

Annual Perseid Meteor Shower & Stargaze has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual Perseid Meteor Shower & Stargaze

Date: Saturday, August 15 Check website for times

Annual shooting star event that marks the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower. Night sky mapping the Native American sky lore begin at 8:30 pm at the Beach Pavilion. After 9 pm, the stars will begin to...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.