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April

Prehistoric Porter County has been added to your travel planner!
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Prehistoric Porter County

Dates: January 02 - December 28, 2019 Check website for times

In 1909, Porter County farmer Myron Benedict was plowing his field when he came across what appeared to be a massive tooth. It was harvest season, and the busy farmer threw the tooth in a corncrib...Read More

World War II has been added to your travel planner!
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World War II

Dates: January 02 - December 28, 2019 Check website for times

View the comprehensive World War II collection that commemorates the men and women who served our country and educates visitors of all ages on the important military history.

Special Hike: Delightful Daffodils has been added to your travel planner!
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Special Hike: Delightful Daffodils

Date: Thursday, April 25 Check website for times

Come join their naturalist for a walk around Brincka-Cross Gardens and enjoy the sights of the thousands of daffodils in bloom. Registration is not necessary. Meet in front of the house.

Trivia Night - The Market has been added to your travel planner!
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Trivia Night - The Market

Date: Thursday, April 25 Check website for times

If you're into movie quotes, song lyrics, sports, and lots of other cool trivia topics, here is a friendly offer you can't refuse. Come to the Annual Trivia Night. Join the fun, test your mettle, and...Read More

Family Hike - Sunset Hill Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Family Hike - Sunset Hill Farm

Dates: March 02 - November 08, 2019 Check website for times

This short hike will be led by a park naturalist and will be highly interactive and designed for children of all ages. The theme will change each month. Strollers and young children are welcome. Meet...Read More

La Cage Aux Folles has been added to your travel planner!
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La Cage Aux Folles

Dates: April 26 - May 12, 2019 Check website for times

Georges is the owner of the La Cage Aux Folles nightclub, which features a drag show starring his partner and the love of his life, Albin. After twenty years of un-wedded bliss, Georges and his...Read More

Meet the Animals - Sunset Hill Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Meet the Animals - Sunset Hill Farm

Dates: March 02 - November 08, 2019 Check website for times

Come out and interact with the farm animals and their caretakers. The program takes place at the animals' barns. Registration is not necessary.

Pippin has been added to your travel planner!
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Pippin

Dates: April 26 - May 05, 2019 Check website for times

Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. In the end, though, Pippin finds that happiness lies not in...Read More

Total Knockout Trivia has been added to your travel planner!
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Total Knockout Trivia

Date: Friday, April 26 Check website for times

Teams of 4 or 8 can compete and don't forget to theme your team (best costumes win a prize). 1st and 2nd place prizes for trivia winning teams. Free taco dinner at 6 pm., beer,...Read More

Adult Hike - Sunset Hill Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Adult Hike - Sunset Hill Farm

Dates: March 02 - November 02, 2019 Check website for times

This hike will be led by a park naturalist and will be highly interactive and designed for adults. The theme will each month. Meet at the benches by the parking lot.

Arbor Day Celebration has been added to your travel planner!
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Arbor Day Celebration

Date: Saturday, April 27 Check website for times

Celebrate this special day with tree planting ceremonies, educational presentations, tree identification hike, scavenger hunt, and tree-related crafts! All activities are included with regular...Read More

Be Kind to Animals has been added to your travel planner!
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Be Kind to Animals

Date: Saturday, April 27 Check website for times

The longest running. the largest animal care event in Northwest Indiana with over 50 booths. There will be raffles, door prizes, and adoptable animals from the Porter County Animal Shelter.
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Bird Window B-I-N-G-O has been added to your travel planner!
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Bird Window B-I-N-G-O

Date: Saturday, April 27 Check website for times

Join the Naturalist at the Nature Center's bird viewing room any time during the hour to play this fun identification game for all ages. Prizes will be awarded!

Healthy Kids Day - Valparaiso has been added to your travel planner!
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Healthy Kids Day - Valparaiso

Date: Saturday, April 27 Check website for times

A free event geared toward kids. There will be vendors promoting health, healthy food, doctors, dentists, fun obstacle course and more. All ages are welcome.

Horseback Riding has been added to your travel planner!
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Horseback Riding

Date: Saturday, April 27 Check website for times

Join fellow equestrians for an extremely rare chance to ride on the beaches of Lake Michigan BYOH (bring your own horse). No horse rentals will be available. Due to the limited size of the...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.