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September

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

Date: Saturday, September 12, 2020 Check website for times

The Valparaiso Popcorn Festival continues to offer family-fun activities for all ages. Over 250 arts and crafts booths, 35 food booths, kids' games, a five-mile Popcorn Panic, two live music stages, ...Read More

Art Blitz has been added to your travel planner!
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Art Blitz

Dates: September 19 - September 20, 2020 Check website for times

This event features live artist demos, hands-on classes, live music, food, farm animals, and fun for the whole family. Artisticmediums include paper, paint, wood, pottery, and much more, plus the...Read More

Bacon Fest has been added to your travel planner!
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Bacon Fest

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2020 Check website for times

Come out and enjoy a full day of music, crafts, and of course BACON!

Portage Brewfest and Taco Test has been added to your travel planner!
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Portage Brewfest and Taco Test

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2020 Check website for times (CT)

Celebrate the region's booming craft beer industry at this outdoor tasting event featuring local, regional, and national craft brews. Guests will sample over 65+ varieties of beer, wine, and ciders...Read More

Singing Sands Stargaze has been added to your travel planner!
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Singing Sands Stargaze

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2020 Check website for times

Meet local astronomers from the Calumet Astronomical Society for a night ofstargazing. Special telescopes will be set up as well as periodic constellationtalks. Bring a blanket and join on the main...Read More

World Cultural Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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World Cultural Festival

Date: Sunday, September 20, 2020 Check website for times

The World Cultural Festival is a celebration of art, food, dance, and music from around the world. This family-friendly event features authentic cultural music and dancing, hands-on educational...Read More

Lunchtime Cabaret Series - A Little Honky Tonk Bar: A Modern Country Cabaret has been added to your travel planner!
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Lunchtime Cabaret Series - A Little Honky Tonk Bar: A Modern Country Cabaret

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Check website for times

On the heels of the success of 2019's Honky Tonk Cabaret, the Memorial Opera House has decided it was time of offer a little bit more country (with a little bit of rock-n-roll!) They'll present an...Read More

Valparaiso YMCA Style Show has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso YMCA Style Show

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020 Check website for times

Join us for an evening of inspiration and fashion. Designer purses and more to raffle and great swag bags

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

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020 Check website for times

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

Fall Harvest Festival & Antique Equipment Show has been added to your travel planner!
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Fall Harvest Festival & Antique Equipment Show

Dates: September 26 - September 27, 2020 Check website for times

A show dedicated to antique farming demonstrations including steam engines, shingle mill, sawmill, field tillage, corn shelling, sorghum cooking and more! Fun for the whole family with food vendors,...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.