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April

Quidditch Tournament at Historic Chellberg Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Quidditch Tournament at Historic Chellberg Farm

Date: Saturday, April 13 Noon-3pm (CT)

Yes, the Harry Potter craze has made its way into schools, playgrounds, and backyards across the country, And now, Chellberg Farm. Please come out and join in on the fun. The unique children's game...Read More

One Night Jam - Nu-Blu has been added to your travel planner!
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One Night Jam - Nu-Blu

Date: Sunday, April 14 7pm (CT)

This quintessential American music is still alive and well, and Nu-Blu is one of the best. The audience loved them, they loved the audience, and we will agree we'd do it again. Hailing from...Read More

Shuttle Bus Tours has been added to your travel planner!
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Shuttle Bus Tours

Date: Sunday, April 14 1-3pm (CT)

Join a ranger for a two-hour tour of Indiana Dunes National Park in one of the park's heated, 15-passenger shuttle buses. This is a great way to see the park's amazing winter landscapes without...Read More

Portage Community Business Night has been added to your travel planner!
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Portage Community Business Night

Date: Thursday, April 18 4-7pm (CT)

The annual Portage Community Business Night. This event offers businesses and organizations the opportunity to showcase their services and products to over 750 community members and also expose your...Read More

Thursday Night Noir! - Nightfall (1957) has been added to your travel planner!
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Thursday Night Noir! - Nightfall (1957)

Date: Thursday, April 18 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

Music Heritage Series at the National Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Music Heritage Series at the National Park

Date: Friday, April 19 7:30-9pm (CT)

Join in with the Save the Tunes Council as they perform traditional music associated with the sounds of each season at the Indiana Dunes National Park. Tune up your vocal cords and gather for a...Read More

Drop-in Volunteering Opportunity at National Park - Park Connection Office has been added to your travel planner!
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Drop-in Volunteering Opportunity at National Park - Park Connection Office

Date: Saturday, April 20 9am-noon (CT)

Join staff and fellow volunteers in helping to care for your local national park. Dress for the weather, wear comfortable clothes; work gloves and equipment will be provided.

Earth Day Gardening at Chellberg Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Earth Day Gardening at Chellberg Farm

Date: Saturday, April 20 9am-noon (CT)

Spend the morning helping the Chellberg Farms garden get off to a great start. Gardening is a great way to spend a morning outdoors.

Echoes of Pompeii has been added to your travel planner!
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Echoes of Pompeii

Date: Saturday, April 20 7:30 pm (CT)

Echoes of Pompeii is comprised of a 10 piece band (orchestra) to give fans the true sound of a Pink Floyd concert. From synthesizers, delayed vocals, slide guitars and female backup...Read More

Playdate in the Nature Play Zone has been added to your travel planner!
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Playdate in the Nature Play Zone

Date: Saturday, April 20 1-3pm (CT)

Kids of all ages are invited to spend a couple of hours having fun in nature. Join a ranger and explore Miller Woods, build a fort, climb a tree, create awesome nature art, and so much more.

Spring into the @rts has been added to your travel planner!
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Spring into the @rts

Dates: April 20 - May 18, 2019 Check website for times

Valparaiso Community Schools provides a month-long celebration of the arts in our downtown community, showcasing visual arts, theater, and performing arts! All events are student-based with...Read More

The @rt-chitecture Walk has been added to your travel planner!
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The @rt-chitecture Walk

Date: Saturday, April 20 11am-2pm (CT)

An unveiling of student Visual Art which will be displayed at over 20 downtown locations. Attendees will receive a map and visit each location to view the incredible artistic talent of our youth! At...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 8pm Friday & Saturday; 2pm Sunday (CT)

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

Pippin has been added to your travel planner!
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Pippin

Dates: April 26 - May 05, 2019 8pm Friday; 2pm Saturday and Sunday (CT)

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

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

Date: Saturday, April 27 9am-4pm (CT)

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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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.