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September

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 03 - November 09, 2018 10-11am (CT)

You can meet the animals on the first Saturday and second Friday of each month, March through November. Come out and interact with the farm animals and their caretakers. The program takes place at...Read More

September Cookies & Canvas has been added to your travel planner!
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September Cookies & Canvas

Date: Friday, September 28 5-8:30pm (CT)

Jennifer Martin will be hosting a Campbell Soup Can (inspired by Andy Warhol) edition of Cookies and Canvas. Children ages 3-7 can attend from 5-6:30 pm and ages 8 & Up can attend from 7-8:30 pm....Read More

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street a Musical Thriller has been added to your travel planner!
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street a Musical Thriller

Dates: September 28 - October 14, 2018 8pm Friday & Saturday; 2pm Sunday (CT)

In this infamous tale Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, returns to 19th century London seeking vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. The road to...Read More

The Dream of the Burning Boy has been added to your travel planner!
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The Dream of the Burning Boy

Dates: September 28 - October 07, 2018 Friday 8pm; Saturday & Sunday 2pm & 8pm (CT)

Since the sudden death of his favorite student, high-school teacher Larry Morrow has been falling asleep at his desk and dreaming. As Larry's dreams intensify, a shocking secret is exposed. A...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 03 - November 03, 2018 9-9:45am (CT)

This hike will be led by a park naturalist and will be highly interactive and designed for adults. The theme will feature a different, timely theme. Visit their website to see each month's...Read More

Brats & Brews Fall Fest has been added to your travel planner!
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Brats & Brews Fall Fest

Date: Saturday, September 29 10am-3pm

Join Chesterton Feed and Garden Center for their annual Pet Rescue Appreciation Day. Enjoy some delicious brats with brews from a local brewery while supporting their many local pet rescue...Read More

Century of Progress Homes Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Century of Progress Homes Tour

Date: Saturday, September 29 8am-4pm (CT)

Explore five houses that were originally displayed in the 1933 Chicago World's Fair and are now located in the National Lakeshore. Tour the Cypress Log, Florida Tropical, Armco-Ferro, and...Read More

Chesterton's European Market has been added to your travel planner!
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Chesterton's European Market

Dates: May 05 - October 27, 2018 8am-2pm (CT)

An outdoor family/artisanal market held in historic downtown Chesterton every Saturday from the beginning of May through the end of October.

Douglas Center Open House at National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Douglas Center Open House at National Lakeshore

Dates: May 05 - December 16, 2018 9am-4pm (CT)

Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end Visitor Center, especially the new Nature Play Zone where unstructured play in nature is the tradition. Help feed the center's resident turtles...Read More

National Public Lands Day has been added to your travel planner!
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National Public Lands Day

Date: Saturday, September 29 10am-noon (CT)

Indiana Dunes State Park asks the public to join them on National Public Lands Day where they will help tackle invasive species, learning about the park and exploring ways to preserve our lands. Come...Read More

St. Peter GermanFest has been added to your travel planner!
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St. Peter GermanFest

Date: Saturday, September 29 Noon-10pm (CT)

Inspired by Chicago's Christkindlmarket, they have invited all types of German crafters and bakers to set-up shop. There will be a wide selection of German and craft beer from around the region and

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Valparaiso Market has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso Market

Dates: June 02 - October 20, 2018 8am-2pm (CT)

Shop the Valparaiso Market weekly for fresh local produce, handmade products and beautiful plants and flowers. The fresh produce will liven up your favorite recipes. Stop by weekly for lunch on the...Read More

Valpo Brewfest has been added to your travel planner!
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Valpo Brewfest

Date: Saturday, September 29 1-4:30pm (CT)

Join the 9th Annual Brewfest. This annual event is a celebration of great craft beer and the cool people that enjoy it. Sample over 200 different styles of beers from America's best craft brewers....Read More

Woodcut Prints Workshop, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Woodcut Prints Workshop, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Saturday, September 29 1-4pm (CT)

Local artist, Corey Hagelberg in partnership with DNR and the Indiana Arts Commission will host a 1-month free printmaking workshop at the Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center. This deluxe workshop...Read More

Feeding at the Farm - Sundays has been added to your travel planner!
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Feeding at the Farm - Sundays

Dates: September 02 - September 30, 2018 4:30-5pm (CT)

Feed the farm animals at the Chellberg Farm.

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