Classical Blast out of the Chicago area is becoming wildly popular for their mix of original music and innovative new arrangements of classic rock tunes, played with cello, acoustic guitar, violin,...Read More
American Byways: Selections from U.S. Highway 80, a solo exhibition by SCAD professor and photography by Rebecca Nolan. This body of work focuses on elements of the bypassed areas of rural...Read More
A collection of Indiana Dunes paintings is now on exhibit at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center. The art is the work of the Duneland Plein Air Painters and will be on display until...Read More
Join a ranger this fall or winter for a two-hour tour of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in one of the park's new 16-passenger buses. This is a great way to see the park's fall colors without having...Read More
Grab your friends, bring the kids, snag your spouse and come out to skate at the William E. Urschel Pavilion. Open skating take place 7 days a week.
Sand & Steel: Visions of Our Indiana Shore features artwork inspired by the beauty of the Indiana Dunes beginning in the early 20th century, the industry that followed and the balance struck...Read More
Do you remeber doing your Christmas shopping in downtown Chesterton at the Johnson Bros. store or getting candy at Ben Franklin? "Stories of Yesteryear" brings back a bygone day before the...Read More
The MARTIN Bell: A Communication to MLK in Form, Sound, & Action exhibition will be held in the Education Room. This exhibit is free and open to the public.
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
In 1909, Porter County farmer Myron Benedict was plowing his field when he came across what appeared to be a massive tooth. It was harvest season, and the busy farmer threw the tooth in a corncrib...Read More
Bring your toddlers for a nature-themed story followed by a related activity or craft. Pre-registration is required. Held every other Wednesday; Jan. 18, Feb. 1 & 15, March 1, 15 & 29, April...Read More
Spend one Thursday evening each month during the spring semester in the shadowy world of noir, with hard-boiled detectives, femme fatales and capers gone haywire. A lecture and discussion will...Read More
Two brothers, once united by their love of film and the desire to make movies together, have become estranged as their paths diverge toward lives neither of them imagined. When their father becomes...Read More
Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end Visitor Center, especially the new Nature Play Zone where unstructured play in nature is the tradition. Help feed the center's resident turtles...Read More
Learn a little bit about nature in winter and how to explore its beauty on snowshoes. Join a ranger for a brief indoor program on winter and the use of snowshoes when there is at least 3 inches of...Read More
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.