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May

Memorial Day Parade has been added to your travel planner!
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Memorial Day Parade

Date: Monday, May 28 Noon (CT)

The Portage American Legion Post 260 would like to extend an invitation to you and your family to them in the annual Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Day Services . 

Burns Harbor Food Truck Square - "Where Food Meets Fun" has been added to your travel planner!
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Burns Harbor Food Truck Square - "Where Food Meets Fun"

Dates: May 30 - September 12, 2018 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. (CT)

Creating a sense of place and pride, this event lets visitors enjoy the many tastes of the region while participating in weekly themed activities. The Food Truck Square  The Food Truck Square...Read More

June

Acorn Concert Series - Echoes of Pompeii has been added to your travel planner!
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Acorn Concert Series - Echoes of Pompeii

Date: Saturday, June 02 5:30 gates open; 6:30 - 10:00 p.m. (CT)

Craft beer, wine, and local food favorites will be available to purchase during the concert. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. This is a family-friendly event. Smoking and outside beverages...Read More

An Evening with Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers has been added to your travel planner!
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An Evening with Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers

Date: Saturday, June 02 7:30 p.m. (CT)

One of the most recognized and sought-after saxophonists, two-time Grammy nominee Mindi Abair has been electrifying audiences with her dynamic live performances and sax prowess since her debut album...Read More

Jammin with Save the Dunes has been added to your travel planner!
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Jammin with Save the Dunes

Date: Saturday, June 02 4:00 - 10:00 p.m. (CT)

This festival on the Lake Michigan shoreline is about all things local - local bands, local brewiers, local wineries, and local food.

National Trails Day has been added to your travel planner!
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National Trails Day

Date: Saturday, June 02 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (CT)

Celebrate National Trails Day at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's West Beach. Join park and REI staff in activities that include an REI-sponsored 5K trail run, hiking the trails at West beach,...Read More

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

Dates: June 02 - October 30, 2018 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (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

Annual Trail Creek Fun Float has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual Trail Creek Fun Float

Date: Sunday, June 03 9:00 a.m. (CT)

 Get ready to paddle the southern coast of Lake Michigan with other canoe and kayak enthusiasts. The event begins in the harbor area of Washington Park and proceeds through many of the...Read More

Onboard Education Program on the South Shore Line has been added to your travel planner!
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Onboard Education Program on the South Shore Line

Date: Sunday, June 03 Check website for description and times (CT)

The (American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation (APRHF) Rail Rangers will present an onboard educational program on select Saturday & Sunday departures of the South Shore Line...Read More

Portage Cruise Night has been added to your travel planner!
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Portage Cruise Night

Dates: June 05 - August 28, 2018 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. (CT)

Check website for details.

Portage Summer Music Series has been added to your travel planner!
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Portage Summer Music Series

Dates: June 05 - August 28, 2018 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (CT)

Through a collaboration between Portage Parks & Recreation, Portage Chamber of Commerce and Portage Live Entertainment, a series of Summer Music in the Park will be presented each Tuesday night
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Chalk the Walk at Porter County Courthouse has been added to your travel planner!
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Chalk the Walk at Porter County Courthouse

Date: Saturday, June 09 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (CT)

The drawings will encircle the courthouse square sidewalks. Come and view the work in progress. Although the chalk is not toxic or permanent, it is so bright and intense the drawings will last for...Read More

Fairy Gardening has been added to your travel planner!
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Fairy Gardening

Date: Saturday, June 09 10:00 a.m. - Noon (CT)

Bring the magic to fairies home by creating your won miniature garden. This class will help you plan out your garden and teach you how to care for the plants. To create your whimsical piece, bring a...Read More

National Get Outdoors Day has been added to your travel planner!
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National Get Outdoors Day

Date: Saturday, June 09 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Their biggest event of the year! Join Dunes Learning Center naturalist, National Park Service rangers and others for a full day of guided activities and adventures in the great outdoors. Complete...Read More

Second Saturday Night Stargazing has been added to your travel planner!
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Second Saturday Night Stargazing

Date: Saturday, June 09 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. (CT)

Join members of the Chicago Astronomical Society to get a closer look at the evening sky over Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Weather permitting, see star clusters, galaxies, nebulae, planets,...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.