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February

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 2:00 p.m.

The Westchester Township History Museum will open a new temporary exhibit, Gen Xmas: Toys and Gifts of the 70s and 80s. Join the stroll down memory lane to an era not to far gone.

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 5:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Enliven your senses and please your palate with amazing specials from downtown Valparaiso restaurants the first Thursday of the month.

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

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. There is a fee to enter the Indiana Dunes State Park, $5 Indiana resident; $10 out of...Read More

Kids Rule at the National Lakeshore Visitor Center has been added to your travel planner!
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Kids Rule at the National Lakeshore Visitor Center

Dates: January 04 - December 27, 2015 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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

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 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.

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.

Erno Koch: Everything is Possible (only how to do?) has been added to your travel planner!
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Erno Koch: Everything is Possible (only how to do?)

Dates: January 09 - April 05, 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.

Erno Koch: Everything is Possible (only how to do?) is being held in the museum's Gallery 1212 and education room.

Music Heritage Series at the National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Music Heritage Series at the National Lakeshore

Dates: January 16 - December 18, 2015 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Join in with the Save the Tunes Council as they perform traditional music associated with the sounds of summer at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Tune up your vocal cords and gather for a...Read More

Sundays @ Poco Muse has been added to your travel planner!
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Sundays @ Poco Muse

Dates: January 18 - December 20, 2015 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Each of the Sundays Poco Muse features a story that is given a special emphasis in the museum. These are often exhibit openings, highlights of future exhibit topics, or developed community projects...Read More

Thursday Night Noir! has been added to your travel planner!
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Thursday Night Noir!

Dates: January 22 - April 16, 2015 7:00 p.m.

Spend one Thursday evening each month during the spring semester in the shadowy world of noir, with hard-boiled detectives and femme fatales and capers gone haywire. Each film screening will be...Read More

Tammy: A Coming of Age Story About a Girl Who is Part T-Rex has been added to your travel planner!
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Tammy: A Coming of Age Story About a Girl Who is Part T-Rex

Dates: January 23 - February 07, 2015 Call for times

The Chicago Street Theatre saves the spot after the first of the year for plays with a bold and gutsy nature. Tammy is just that, an irreverent and twisted after-school special that combines the...Read More

Daddy Daughter Date Night has been added to your travel planner!
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Daddy Daughter Date Night

Date: Saturday, February 07 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

This is a wonderful way to spend time with your daughter and make a lifetime memory together. The evening will include dinner, dancing and a special gift bag for the girls.

We Are Porter County Series has been added to your travel planner!
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We Are Porter County Series

Dates: February 13 - October 13, 2015 5:30 p.m.

"We are Porter County" will highlight the formation of the county from its founding in 1836 to present day.

Indiana Ballet Theatre Presents Kaleidoscope has been added to your travel planner!
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Indiana Ballet Theatre Presents Kaleidoscope

Dates: February 14 - February 15, 2015 Thu. 7:00 p.m.; Fri. 3:00 p.m.

Indiana Ballet Theatre will be performing their modern and contemporary show. On Valentine's Day, if you bring your sweetheart, your sweetheart come for free.

Encores! Diamond Jubilee: A Celebration of 60 Years of Theatre! has been added to your travel planner!
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Encores! Diamond Jubilee: A Celebration of 60 Years of Theatre!

Date: Friday, February 27 Call for times

Enjoy an evening of music with a little drama as the Chicago Street Theatre celebrates 60 years of performing the arts. They are bringing back some of their past performers to reprise their roles for...Read More

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Indiana Dunes

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