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February

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

Dates: February 01 - February 29, 2020 Check website for times

This winter, enjoy a variety of documentary films at 1:00 pm every Saturday afternoon at Indiana Dunes National Park's Paul H. Douglas Center. In honor of Black History Month, February's movies will...Read More

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

Dates: February 01 - February 29, 2020 Check website for times

Try out snowshoeing on a ranger-led hike, A limited number of snowshoes are available for loan or you can bring your own. If there is not enough snow, we will offer a traditional hike instead. This...Read More

March

4th Fridays has been added to your travel planner!
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4th Fridays

Dates: February 01 - November 01, 2020 Check website for times (CT)

4th Fridays in downtown Valparaiso - Shopping, special events and more! Whether you're a resident or a visitor, visit downtown each 4th Friday and enjoy a special night out!

Acton Creative Sale has been added to your travel planner!
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Acton Creative Sale

Date: Sunday, March 01, 2020 Check website for times (CT)

What is better than a fabulous sale? Well, pizza and a fabulous sale, of course! Come out to Gelsosomo's in Chesterton for the Acton Creative Sale. Discontinued and sale items will be marked 40-60%...Read More

Miller Woods Hike on the Paul H. Douglas Trail has been added to your travel planner!
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Miller Woods Hike on the Paul H. Douglas Trail

Dates: March 01 - March 29, 2020 Check website for times

Meet at the Paul H. Douglas Center for a ranger-led hike through Miller Woods on the Paul H. Douglas Trail to the shore of Lake Michigan. This amazing hike goes through a globally rare black oak...Read More

The J.D. Marshall Shipwreck has been added to your travel planner!
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The J.D. Marshall Shipwreck

Date: Sunday, March 01, 2020 Check website for times

Set anchor at the Nature Center for this program looking at one of the specialshipwreckstories on Lake Michigan.

Stargazing at Gabis Arboretum has been added to your travel planner!
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Stargazing at Gabis Arboretum

Date: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 Check website for times (CT)

Join Purdue Northwest Astronomers for an evening of stargazing and planet viewing. Free to the public, however, registration encouraged at pnw.edu/gabis-arboretum. If weather inhibits outdoor viewing...Read More

National Park Superintendent to Meet with the Public has been added to your travel planner!
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National Park Superintendent to Meet with the Public

Date: Thursday, March 05, 2020 Check website for times (CT)

It has been one year since the name change for Indiana Dunes National Park. Superintendent Paul Labovitz wants to hear from the public about their experiences in the park and how they hope to enjoy...Read More

Black Comedy has been added to your travel planner!
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Black Comedy

Dates: March 06 - March 21, 2020 Check website for times

A struggling sculptor and his fianc are having a party with the hope that some of their guests will purchase his sculptures. After “borrowing” furniture from their neighbor to make their ...Read More

Birds of Prey Bowl - Humane Indiana Wildlife has been added to your travel planner!
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Birds of Prey Bowl - Humane Indiana Wildlife

Date: Saturday, March 07, 2020 Check website for times (CT)

Birds of prey serve as some of the top predators in our ecosystem. These majestic species serve a vital role in our environment but are often negatively impacted by human development, Meet Humane...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.