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November

Christmas Exhibit at the Museum has been added to your travel planner!
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Christmas Exhibit at the Museum

Dates: November 22 - February 22, 2015 Starting: 2:00 PM

The Westchester Township History Museum will open a new temporary exhibit, Gen Xmas: Toys and Gifts of the 70s and 80s.  Refreshments of the 70s and 80s will be served at the exhibit opening,...Read More

Holiday Lights - Sunset Hill Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Holiday Lights - Sunset Hill Farm

Dates: November 23 - January 04, 2015 From: 5:00 - 9:00 PM

Drive through Northwest Indiana's top holiday light displays.  

Santa's Holiday Forest has been added to your travel planner!
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Santa's Holiday Forest

Dates: November 28 - December 25, 2014 From: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

A real Christmas tree - a perfect gift for the whole family!

A Charlie Brown Christmas has been added to your travel planner!
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A Charlie Brown Christmas

Dates: November 28 - December 21, 2014 Call for times

Get your tickets now for a brand new stage adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas!  Based on the 1966 Classic TV Special, the Peanuts Gang is a delight for audiences of young and old alike!...Read More

Hometown Holiday Celebration & Twilight Christmas Parade has been added to your travel planner!
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Hometown Holiday Celebration & Twilight Christmas Parade

Date: Saturday, November 29 From: 2:00 - 8:00 PM

Get into the holiday spirit and become a part of a unique Chesterton tradition.  Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Duneland with an all-day Hometown Celebration event.  The Duneland...Read More

December

Decorating Gingerbread Houses has been added to your travel planner!
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Decorating Gingerbread Houses

Date: Thursday, December 04 Starting: 12:30 PM

Decorating Gingerbread Houses will return to Westchester Public Library's Porter branch.  Space is limited so registration is required for each of the eight sessions.  The sessions will...Read More

Kouts Annual Christmas Open House has been added to your travel planner!
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Kouts Annual Christmas Open House

Dates: December 06 - December 07, 2014 From: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Home, churches and businesses open their doors to sell handcrafted unique gifts.  Around 35 locations throughout the town will open their doors to sell homemade baked goods and crafts.

Holiday Traditions in the Dunes has been added to your travel planner!
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Holiday Traditions in the Dunes

Date: Saturday, December 06 From: 12:00 - 3:00 PM

Live music, dance, kid holiday card craft, and more!

Mistletoe Market has been added to your travel planner!
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Mistletoe Market

Date: Saturday, December 06 From: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

This extraordinary shopping experience has become a beloved holiday tradition for the European Market community. Many favorite Market merchants, artists and chefs come together during this special...Read More

Historical Society of Ogden Dunes Presents: 3rd Annual Holiday Tea has been added to your travel planner!
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Historical Society of Ogden Dunes Presents: 3rd Annual Holiday Tea

Date: Sunday, December 07 Sittings From: 12:00 - 2:00 PM & 3:00 - 5:00 PM

The Historical Society of Ogden Dunes Presents: a Downton Abbey Holiday Tea!  

There are two seating times are available.

Reservations are $15 per person at the Hour Glass Museum....Read More

New Years Eve Party has been added to your travel planner!
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New Years Eve Party

Date: Wednesday, December 31 Starting: 6:30 PM

Celebrate the New year!

January

Eat Up Wine Down has been added to your travel planner!
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Eat Up Wine Down

Dates: January 01 - December 03, 2015 From: 5:00 - 10:00 PM

Enliven your senses and please your palate with amazing specials from the Downtown Dining Group Restaurants.  Join us in downtown Valparaiso the 1st Thursday of the month.

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

Dates: January 04 - December 27, 2015 From: 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Join a ranger at the Visitor Center's activity room for a Sunday of kid's activities, puppet shows, stories, and fun.  This will help your children learn a little more about their neighborhood...Read More

Opening Reception for All Exhibitions at the Brauer Museum of Art has been added to your travel planner!
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Opening Reception for All Exhibitions at the Brauer Museum of Art

Date: Friday, January 09 Starting: 7:00 PM

Opening Reception for all of the exhibitions at the Brauer Museum of Art.  

Inner Visions: Sacred Plants, Art and Spirituality has been added to your travel planner!
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Inner Visions: Sacred Plants, Art and Spirituality

Dates: January 09 - April 05, 2015 Tues., Thurs. & Fri. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Wed. 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM; Sat. and Sun. 12:00 - 5:00 PM; Closed Monday

The exhibition of Inner Visions: Sacred Plants, Art and Spirituality, curated by Luis Eduardo Luna will be held in the museum's Wehling and McGill Galleries.

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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.