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March

Family Hike - Sunset Hill Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Family Hike - Sunset Hill Farm

Dates: March 02 - November 08, 2019 11-11:45am (CT)

This short hike will be led by a park naturalist and will be highly interactive and designed for children of all ages. The theme will change each month. Strollers and young children are welcome. Meet...Read More

Maple Sugar Time has been added to your travel planner!
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Maple Sugar Time

Dates: March 02 - March 03, 2019 10am-4pm (CT)

Warm up with an early taste of spring at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's annual Maple Sugar Time. The historic Chellberg Farm will be bustling with the activities

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 02 - November 08, 2019 10-11am (CT)

Come out and interact with the farm animals and their caretakers. The program takes place at the animals' barns. Registration is not necessary.

All My Sons has been added to your travel planner!
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All My Sons

Dates: March 08 - March 24, 2019 8pm Fridays and Saturdays; 3pm Sundays (CT)

During the war, Joe Keller, and Steve Deever made airplane parts. Deever was sent to prison because the firm turned out defective parts, while Keller went free and made a lot of money. Complete with
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Art in the National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Art in the National Lakeshore

Date: Saturday, March 09 2-4pm (CT)

Meet local artists who use the dunes as inspiration to create their art. Learn how they photograph, paint, draw, and write. Programs may be inside or outside. 

Maple Sugar Time has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Maple Sugar Time

Dates: March 09 - March 10, 2019 10am-4pm (CT)

Warm up with an early taste of spring at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's annual Maple Sugar Time. The historic Chellberg Farm will be bustling with the activities

Migration Birding Hike with the Indiana Audubon Society has been added to your travel planner!
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Migration Birding Hike with the Indiana Audubon Society

Date: Saturday, March 09 8-10am (CT)

Join birding expert and Indiana Audubon Society Executive Director Brad Bumgardner for his migration birding series. Meet at the Visitor Center and carpool to the birding spot of the month. Bring...Read More

Welcome to Spring -Kiwanis Pancake Day has been added to your travel planner!
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Welcome to Spring -Kiwanis Pancake Day

Date: Saturday, March 09 6:30am-12:30pm (CT)

Possibly the largest pancake breakfast in the state? Over 2000 people served. Proceeds are donated back to the community through the Valparaiso Kiwanis. Come out and enjoy the best all you can eat...Read More

Lunchtime Cabaret Series - Hello Jerry! The Music of Jerry Herman has been added to your travel planner!
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Lunchtime Cabaret Series - Hello Jerry! The Music of Jerry Herman

Date: Wednesday, March 13 1-3pm (CT)

Jerry Herman, the man behind the lyrics of some of our favorite musicals including "Mame", "Dear World", "La Cage Aux Folles", and of course, the incomparable...Read More

Music at the Museum has been added to your travel planner!
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Music at the Museum

Date: Thursday, March 14 2-3:30pm (CT)

Westchester Township History Museum invites music lovers to attend Music at the Museum. Join local musical group The Flashbacks as they present the top tunes of the last 300 years.

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

Date: Friday, March 15 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 Lakeshore. Tune up your vocal cords and gather for a...Read More

Corkscrew & Brew has been added to your travel planner!
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Corkscrew & Brew

Date: Saturday, March 16 Noon-4pm (CT)

Set in Chesterton's beautiful Thomas Centennial Park, the Annual Corkscrew & Brew will gather local wineries and breweries for this springtime, tasting. There will be food available for purchase...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, March 16 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.

Running with the Irish 5K has been added to your travel planner!
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Running with the Irish 5K

Date: Saturday, March 16 8:30am (CT)

This event consists of a 5K run, a 1/2 mile kid's fun run, and a 5K non competitive fitness walk.

Hop On Over has been added to your travel planner!
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Hop On Over

Date: Sunday, March 17 1pm (CT)

Festivities begin with a spectacular Easter Egg Hunt followed by visits with the Easter Bunny.

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Indiana Dunes

Nature’s Masterpiece

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