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February

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

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

Dates: January 02 - December 28, 2019 10am-5pm Wednesday-Saturday (CT)

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.

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

Dates: February 10 - February 24, 2019 1:30-3:30pm (CT)

The hike starts at the National Lakeshore's Paul H. Douglas Center and travels through varied habitats including rare and beautiful black oak savanna and offers incredible views of Lake Michigan and...Read More

Movie Screening - Douglas Center has been added to your travel planner!
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Movie Screening - Douglas Center

Dates: February 03 - February 24, 2019 2-3pm (CT)

Join a ranger in the Visitor Center's theatre for a screening of a national park or outdoor-related documentary. Held every Sunday in February.

Movie Screening - Indiana Dunes Visitor Center has been added to your travel planner!
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Movie Screening - Indiana Dunes Visitor Center

Dates: February 03 - February 24, 2019 2-3pm (CT)

Join a ranger in the Visitor Center's theatre for a screening of a national park or outdoor-related documentary. Held every Sunday in February.

Snowshoe Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Snowshoe Hike

Date: Sunday, February 17 8:30-9:30am (CT)

Meet a ranger at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center for a quick lesson on using snowshoes and then take a guided snowshoe walk to enjoy the beauty of winter. A limited number of snowshoes are available...Read More

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

Thursday Night Noir! - The Window (1949) has been added to your travel planner!
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Thursday Night Noir! - The Window (1949)

Date: Thursday, February 21 7pm (CT)

Spend an evening in the shadowy world of noir, with hard-boiled detectives, femme fatales and capers gone haywire. A presentation and discussion will follow each screening. These events are free and...Read More

Bach Institute presents Johann Sebastian Bach's "St. Matthew Passion" has been added to your travel planner!
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Bach Institute presents Johann Sebastian Bach's "St. Matthew Passion"

Date: Saturday, February 23 5pm (CT)

The Bach Institute presents Johann Sebastian Bach's "St. Matthew Passion," performed by the Valparaiso University Chorale and Bach Choir.

Birds and Brews Poster Release Party has been added to your travel planner!
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Birds and Brews Poster Release Party

Date: Saturday, February 23 6:00 p.m. (CT)

The Indiana Dunes Birding Festival will be kicking off the upcoming spring migration with its annual fine art poster release party. In addition to the annual fine art unveiling by artist...Read More

Science in the National Lakeshore - Maple Sugar Research has been added to your travel planner!
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Science in the National Lakeshore - Maple Sugar Research

Date: Saturday, February 23 2-4pm (CT)

Learn about the lakeshore's involvement with a national research study that looks at climate and its effect on the culture and ecology of sugar maple trees. Following a short indoor presentation,...Read More

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

Date: Saturday, February 23 5:30-7:30pm (CT)

Join fellow astronomy lovers and enjoy our night sky from one of the darkest spots in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Telescopes will be provided for your viewing pleasure.

Trivia Competition has been added to your travel planner!
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Trivia Competition

Date: Sunday, February 24 4pm

There will spirits, food & dessert available. Cash prize for 1st place table. Also a basket raffle. Individuals and teams are welcome. 

Memories of McGill Manufacturing has been added to your travel planner!
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Memories of McGill Manufacturing

Date: Wednesday, February 27 5-7:30pm (CT)

Enjoy a drink in the Montague/Urschel Gallery and reminisce about McGill Manufacturing. Participate in the discussion or simply listen to great stories. One drink included with ticket. Free...Read More

March

Bedtime Stories has been added to your travel planner!
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Bedtime Stories

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

It's Dad's turn to tell his three rambunctious kids their bedtime stories, but when he gets fuzzy on the details, the classics get creative. You may think you know your fairy tales, but not the...Read More

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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.