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May

Fort Building Contest has been added to your travel planner!
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Fort Building Contest

Dates: May 02 - September 06, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Bring the family or a group to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Nature Play Zone for a nature fort building challenge. Using natural and other materials found in the Nature Play Zone, see if you...Read More

Hermann Gurfinkel: Hidden Northwest Indiana Legend has been added to your travel planner!
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Hermann Gurfinkel: Hidden Northwest Indiana Legend

Dates: May 15 - August 09, 2015 Tue., Thu., Fri., Sat and Sun. noon - 5:00 p.m.; Wed. 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Held in the museum's Ferguson Gallery.

Lost to Time: Duneland Ghost Towns has been added to your travel planner!
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Lost to Time: Duneland Ghost Towns

Dates: April 12 - July 05, 2015 Wednesday - Sunday 1:00 - 5 p.m. or by appointment

The Westchester Township Museum would like to invite the public to view the new temporary exhibit, Lost to Time: Duneland Ghost Towns. The exhibit will tell the stories of some local towns that...Read More

New acquisitions at the Brauer Museum of Art has been added to your travel planner!
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New acquisitions at the Brauer Museum of Art

Dates: May 16 - August 09, 2015 Tue., Thu. and Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Wed. 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Sat. and Sun. noon - 5:00 p.m.

An exbhibition of new acquistions in the Brauer Museum of Art's permanent collection will be held in the museum's West Gallery. 

 

Passport to the Dunes has been added to your travel planner!
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Passport to the Dunes

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2015 Self guided, can be done any day that the Visitor Center is open

Discover some of the hidden treasures of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore through the Passport to the Dunes program. The passport can be picked up at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center. To complete it,...Read More

Selections from the permanent collection - Brauer Museum of Art has been added to your travel planner!
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Selections from the permanent collection - Brauer Museum of Art

Dates: May 16 - August 09, 2015 Tue., Thu. and Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Wed. 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Sat. and Sun. noon - 5:00 p.m.

Held in the museum's Wehling and McGill galleries.

Taltree Railway Garden has been added to your travel planner!
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Taltree Railway Garden

Dates: April 01 - October 31, 2015 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Taltree's most intricate formal garden features a micro-climate of dwarf wonder plants and model steam engine trains. The exhibit showcases the impact steam engine trains had on early 19th century...Read More

The 3 Dune Challenge has been added to your travel planner!
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The 3 Dune Challenge

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2015 Self guided, can be done any day that the Visitor Center/park is open

Hike the three tallest sand dunes on the southern shore of Lake Michigan: Mt. Holden, Mt. Jackson and Mt. Tom. This is a self guided, signed challenge that can be done any time of the year. There is...Read More

The Preposthumous Works of Harry Brown has been added to your travel planner!
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The Preposthumous Works of Harry Brown

Dates: April 15 - August 09, 2015 Tue., Thu., Fri., Sat and Sun. noon - 5:00 p.m.; Wed. 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

A temporary exhibit featuring the works of Harry Brown.

4th Street Theater Presents "Jane Eyre, A Musical Drama" has been added to your travel planner!
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4th Street Theater Presents "Jane Eyre, A Musical Drama"

Dates: May 15 - May 31, 2015 8:00 p.m.; Sundays 3:00 p.m.

Charlotte Bronte's classic tale of Gothic romance gains a hauntingly beautiful score and tragically moving songs in it's musical adaptation. Nominated for five Tony Awards, "Jane Eyre"...Read More

Campground Program at National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Campground Program at National Lakeshore

Dates: May 22 - September 04, 2015 8:30-9:30 p.m.

Join a ranger around the campfire and learn about the incredible diversity of park resources you can discover on the Dunes Scavenger Hunt.

Cobb has been added to your travel planner!
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Cobb

Dates: May 22 - June 06, 2015 Times vary by date

Ty Cobb was one of professional baseball's greatest athletes and most notorious figures. Full of humor, nostalgia and fury. Lee Blessing's drama gives an insightful look at the controversial man...Read More

South Shore Railroad Exhibit has been added to your travel planner!
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South Shore Railroad Exhibit

Dates: May 08 - July 03, 2015 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Learn about the history of the South Shore Railroad and visit the home of the depot stationmaster, built in 1929 and now the Beverly Shores Historical Museum and Gallery.

Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm Open House has been added to your travel planner!
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Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm Open House

Dates: May 24 - September 06, 2015 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Tour the Chellberg Farmhouse and Bailly Homestead to learn about the lives of early Duneland farm families.

Celebration of Wildlife & Nature Awareness Day has been added to your travel planner!
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Celebration of Wildlife & Nature Awareness Day

Date: Saturday, May 30 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

You won't want to miss this day full of native and exotic animals, face painting, speakers, and demonstrations. The Taltree Grill will be serving delicious food and will be joined by Elite Sweets
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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.