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May

Logs to Lustons Tour - 150 years of architecture in the Dunes has been added to your travel planner!
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Logs to Lustons Tour - 150 years of architecture in the Dunes

Dates: May 05 - May 06, 2018 Check website for times (CT)

Enjoy a special tour of architecturally significant homes in and around Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Included on the tour are two Swedish historical homes: the Gust Lindstrom house and the...Read More

Valparaiso University Sousa Concert has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso University Sousa Concert

Date: Saturday, May 05 1:00 p.m. (CT)

Valparaiso University music department presents an annual tribute to legendary composer John Philip Sousa.

Valparaiso University Symphony Orchestra and the Valparaiso University Chorale has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso University Symphony Orchestra and the Valparaiso University Chorale

Date: Sunday, May 06 2:00 p.m. (CT)

Valparaiso University music department presents Symphony Orchestra Concert. The concerto competition student winners join the University Symphony for solo performances.

Depot Friday has been added to your travel planner!
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Depot Friday

Dates: May 11 - October 12, 2018 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (CT)

The museum shares the historic pink stucco building known as the depot with the South Shore train station. Inside visitors can find history, art exhibits, and a gift shop. A reception is held on the...Read More

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

Date: Saturday, May 12 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

Mother's Day at Taltree has been added to your travel planner!
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Mother's Day at Taltree

Date: Sunday, May 13 Check website for times (CT)

Bring your mom out for a scenic carriage ride through the Arboretum. Moms receive free admission.

Coffee Creek Farmers Market has been added to your travel planner!
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Coffee Creek Farmers Market

Dates: May 16 - October 17, 2018 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. (CT)

Porter County's first producer only market features local farmers, specialty food producers, and food trucks. The Coffee Creek Farmers Market will be held every Wednesday from May through October....Read More

Lunchtime Cabaret Series - The Songs of Irving Berlin has been added to your travel planner!
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Lunchtime Cabaret Series - The Songs of Irving Berlin

Date: Wednesday, May 16 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

George Gershwin is quoted as saying "Irving Berlin is the greatest songwriter that ever lived" and Broadway choreographer and director Jerome Kern famously said "Irving Berlin has no ...Read More

Indiana Dunes Birding Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Indiana Dunes Birding Festival

Dates: May 17 - May 20, 2018 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (CT)

Join in these four days of fantastic birding at Indiana's number one birding attraction. Celebrate the amazing spring migration on Lake Michigan's southern shore with field trips, presentations, live...Read More

Selections from the Brauer Museum of Art's Permanent Collection has been added to your travel planner!
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Selections from the Brauer Museum of Art's Permanent Collection

Dates: May 18 - August 05, 2018 Tue. - Sun. Noon - 5:00 p.m.; Closed on Monday (CT)

An exhibition of new acquistions in the Brauer Museum of Art's permanent collection will be held in the museum's Wehling and McGill Galleries. This exhibit is free and open to the...Read More

Spring Out to Sunset Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Spring Out to Sunset Festival

Date: Saturday, May 19 Noon - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

A day filled with family-friendly activities. Enjoy games, bounce house, music, pony rides, laser ball, vintage baseball, and much more.

Sunset Hill Colonels Vintage Baseball has been added to your travel planner!
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Sunset Hill Colonels Vintage Baseball

Date: Saturday, May 19 Noon (CT)

Vintage Base Ball is a pastime, with its beginnings and progressions mimicking those that occurred in America over 160 years ago. Teams like the Sunset Hill Colonels compete today wearing period...Read More

Fool for Love has been added to your travel planner!
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Fool for Love

Dates: May 25 - June 09, 2018 Times vary by date (CT)

Gritty Comedy/Drama: Sam Shepard has always been a CST favorite and Fool for Love gives audiences a look at an earlier work that led to him becoming one of America's greatest living playwrights. In...Read More

Parade has been added to your travel planner!
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Parade

Dates: May 25 - June 10, 2018 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 3:00 p.m. (CT)

The tragic, true story of the trial and lynching of a man wrongly accused of murder is brought to theatrical life.

In 1913, Leo Frank, a Brooklyn-raised Jew living in Georgia, is put on trial
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Mother-Son Date Knight has been added to your travel planner!
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Mother-Son Date Knight

Date: Saturday, May 26 6:00 p.m. (CT)

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Mothers and sons, enjoy an evening of chivalry, dancing, and other medieval festivities. Sons are encouraged to dress in their knightly best or as a beastly dragon. Come join in the...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.