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August

Chesterton's European Market has been added to your travel planner!
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Chesterton's European Market

Dates: May 03 - October 25, 2014 8:00 AM - 2:00PM

An outdoor family/artisanal market held in historic downtown Chesterton every Saturday from the beginning of May through the end of October.

Portage Community Market has been added to your travel planner!
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Portage Community Market

Dates: June 01 - September 28, 2014 11:00AM - 3:00 PM

Over 30 vendors.  There is locally grown produce, flowers, popcorn, honey, bread, BBQ, handmade crafts.

Central Park Plaza Market has been added to your travel planner!
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Central Park Plaza Market

Dates: June 03 - September 30, 2014 Tuesdays 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM & Saturdays 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Outdoor farmer's market, vendors selling fresh local produce, handmade products, plants and flowers. Also live musical entertainment. 

Beach Yoga has been added to your travel planner!
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Beach Yoga

Dates: June 05 - August 28, 2014 Thursday mornings 9:30 am; Friday evenings 7:00 pm

Find your bliss studio-style and now beach style!  Meet to the left of the lifeguard station.  Bring a towel.

Kid's Rule at the National Lakeshore Visitor Center has been added to your travel planner!
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Kid's Rule at the National Lakeshore Visitor Center

Sponsored by: Indiana Dunes Visitor Center

Dates: June 08 - September 28, 2014 From: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Join a ranger at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Visitor Center for a Sunday afternoon of kid's activities, puppet shows, stories and fun.  Your children can learn a little more about our...Read More

Celebrating the Shirley Heinze Land Trust has been added to your travel planner!
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Celebrating the Shirley Heinze Land Trust

Sponsored by: Beverly Shores Museum & Art Gallery

Dates: July 04 - September 01, 2014 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Learn about the vital work of the Shirley Heinze Land trust in preserving our local environment. The Museum and Gallery are open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 11 am to 3pm.

Explore National Lakeshore with Passport to the Dunes has been added to your travel planner!
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Explore National Lakeshore with Passport to the Dunes

Sponsored by: Indiana Dunes Visitor Center

Dates: July 07 - September 06, 2014 7:00 am - sunset

Discover some of the hidden treasures of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore through a new Passport to the Dunes program.  With so many different access points, it can be difficult to find all of...Read More

Rangers Choice Hike at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Rangers Choice Hike at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Sponsored by: Indiana Dunes Visitor Center

Dates: August 01 - August 29, 2014 From: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Explore Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's exceptional diversity of life on a special ranger-led hike every Friday morning in August.  The topic and location will change each week so they can...Read More

Sunset Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Sunset Hike

Sponsored by: Central Beach Access

Dates: August 01 - August 29, 2014 Starting: 7:00 PM

Take a leisurely stroll with a ranger at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Central Avenue Beach and watch the sunset over Lake Michigan.  This one-hour hike will be offered every Friday in...Read More

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

Sponsored by: Dunewood Campground

Dates: August 02 - August 30, 2014 Starting: 7:30 PM

Join a ranger around the campfire and learn about the incredible diversity of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and the work that's done to help keep the park healthy,  This one-hour program will...Read More

Pinhook Bog Open House has been added to your travel planner!
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Pinhook Bog Open House

Sponsored by: Pinhook Bog

Dates: August 03 - August 31, 2014 From: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Explore Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Pinhook Bog on Sunday afternoons in August.  Tour the bog on your own and talk to rangers stationed along the trail who will help you understand this...Read More

Miller Woods Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Miller Woods Hike

Sponsored by: Miller Woods

Dates: August 03 - August 31, 2014 Starting: 1:30 PM

Take a Sunday afternoon stroll with a ranger through Indiana Dunes Lakeshore's Miller Woods.  This trail features one of the rarest habitats in the country, black oak savanna.  This program...Read More

Music in Nature Benefit Concert Series! has been added to your travel planner!
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Music in Nature Benefit Concert Series!

Sponsored by: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Dates: August 08 - August 29, 2014 From: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

 Music in Nature Benefit Concert Series!

Taltree’s 2014 concert season is bringing back some of your favorites and offering a few new concerts that you are sure to love! ...Read More

Ticket Sales for the Century of Progress Home Tours has been added to your travel planner!
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Ticket Sales for the Century of Progress Home Tours

Dates: August 19 - October 19, 2014 Starting: 8:00 AM

Tickets go on sale for the Century of Progess Home Tours & Events on Monday, September 8th.  Tickets must be purchased in advance and can only be purchased online.  Tickets go...Read More

September

Then and Now:The Story of the 1933-34 Century of Progress Homes has been added to your travel planner!
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Then and Now:The Story of the 1933-34 Century of Progress Homes

Sponsored by: Beverly Shores Museum & Art Gallery

Dates: September 05 - September 07, 2014 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Everything you always want to know about the amazing Century of Progress homes. See them in their original state and learn how they look and function today. The museum is open Friday, Saturday and...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.