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100 Years 100 Objects has been added to your travel planner!
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100 Years 100 Objects

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2016 Wed. - Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

In 2016, the Porter County Museum celebrates its 100th anniversary. To commemorate the event, the Museum opened the exhibit 100 Years 100 Objects in July of 2015, The Museum has been collecting...Read More

A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail has been added to your travel planner!
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A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail

Dates: November 18 - December 18, 2016 Times vary by date (CT)

Bring the whole family to celebrate Christmas with all of their friends in the Hundred-Acre Wood as Christopher Robin is told about the holiday (not so long ago) when Eeyore lost his tail. Full of...Read More

American Art & National Identity has been added to your travel planner!
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American Art & National Identity

Dates: August 23 - December 11, 2016 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. (CT)

The exhibition American Art and National Identity is the second in a series of exhibitions interpreting the permanent collection of the Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University. It is part of a...Read More

Annual Pet Gala & Christmas Open House has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual Pet Gala & Christmas Open House

Dates: December 01 - December 11, 2016 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (CT)

You are invited to ten days of shopping, prizes, pets, and fun! They will have giveaways, drawings and more for you and your pets. Their very popular "Pet photos with Santa" will be...Read More

Art Exhibit at National Lakeshore's Visitor Center has been added to your travel planner!
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Art Exhibit at National Lakeshore's Visitor Center

Dates: September 12 - January 31, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

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

Bison-tennial Public Art Project has been added to your travel planner!
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Bison-tennial Public Art Project

Dates: March 05 - December 31, 2016 All day (CT)

Visit the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center and get you photo taken with one the of life-size fiberglass bison that are part of the Bison-tennial public art project to coincide with Indiana's 2016...Read More

Borders has been added to your travel planner!
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Borders

Dates: August 16 - December 11, 2016 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. (CT)

Acclaimed sculpture installation comes to Valpo's campus to intrigue viewers with its life-sized figures. Flanking the path from the Chapel of the Resurrection to Kretzmann Hall - aluminum and...Read More

Christmas on the Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Christmas on the Farm

Dates: December 02 - December 03, 2017 Sat. 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Sun 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

The museum will be decorated for the holidays and there will be Father Christmas, Christmas music, Christmas crafts for the kids, cookies, and punch.

External Reflections - Internal Wars has been added to your travel planner!
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External Reflections - Internal Wars

Dates: August 23 - December 11, 2016 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. (CT)

The exhibition is in the Wehling and McGill Galleries and Education Room. This exhibit is free and open to the public. 

Festival of Trees has been added to your travel planner!
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Festival of Trees

Dates: November 26 - January 01, 2017

Go check out all the sponsoring organizations decorated trees this week. The theme is the 200th year anniversary of the State of Indiana. New this year is a contest: every tree will have a unique...Read More

Ice Skating Under the Urschel Pavilion has been added to your travel planner!
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Ice Skating Under the Urschel Pavilion

Dates: November 04 - December 31, 2016 Sun. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Mon. & Wed. 6 - 8 p.m.; Tues. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.; Thur. 6:30 - 10 p.m.; Fri. Noon - 10 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. (CT)

Grab your friends, bring the kids, snag your spouse and come out to skate at the William E. Urschel Pavilion. Open skating takes place 7 days a week. 

In Quest of Beauty: The Life and Times of Junius R. Sloan has been added to your travel planner!
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In Quest of Beauty: The Life and Times of Junius R. Sloan

Dates: August 23 - December 11, 2016 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. (CT)

In Quest of Beauty presents the story of Junius R. Sloan, a gifted Ohio farm boy of Yankee stock who become one of the pioneer journeyman artists for everyday mid-America. He provided fine...Read More

Indiana Dunes Scavenger Hunt has been added to your travel planner!
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Indiana Dunes Scavenger Hunt

Dates: January 04 - December 30, 2016 Self guided, can be done any day that the Visitor Center is open (CT)

This is your guide to discovery and adventure in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Use it and a park map to help you explore nine amazing places in the park. Ask a ranger at either center for a hint...Read More

Jingle Bell Jamboree for Children at Hageman Library has been added to your travel planner!
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Jingle Bell Jamboree for Children at Hageman Library

Date: Friday, December 09 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (CT)

Children and their parents guardians/caretakers are invited to Hageman Library's annual holiday celebration, Jingle Bell jamboree. Children will listen to holiday stories, sing holiday songs, make...Read More

Meet Me In St. Louis has been added to your travel planner!
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Meet Me In St. Louis

Dates: November 25 - December 11, 2016 Fri. and Sat. 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 2:00 p.m. (CT)

Based on the heartwarming film of the same name. Meet me in St. Louis will take the audience members on a musical journey back to the early 1900's, on the brink of the 1904 World's Fair.

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