Upcoming Events

September

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. 

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

Chesterton Cruise Night has been added to your travel planner!
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Chesterton Cruise Night

Dates: June 28 - October 25, 2014 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cars of all kinds - vintage, sport, muscle and foreign. A night of true family fun!

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

Prisoner of 2nd Avenue has been added to your travel planner!
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Prisoner of 2nd Avenue

Sponsored by: Memorial Opera House

Dates: September 12 - September 28, 2014 Friday & Saturday - Starting: 8:00 PM; Sunday - Starting 2:00 PM

The Prisoner of 2nd Avenue - A play by Neil Simon.

26th Annual Celebration of the Arts has been added to your travel planner!
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26th Annual Celebration of the Arts

Sponsored by: Schoolhouse Shop

Dates: September 20 - September 21, 2014 Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sunday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

A two day mixed media art fair on the grounds of the Schoolhouse Shop.

5th Annual South County Cook-Off has been added to your travel planner!
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5th Annual South County Cook-Off

Date: Saturday, September 20 From: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Plenty of food...will not run out - Awards 5 pm - People's Choice 6 pm - Door prizes

Pork Butt Cook-off; Blueberry Pie Bake-off; BBQ Sauce Competition; Coleslaw Competition; Baby Back Rib...Read More

El Salto Mexican Restaurant - 10 Year Anniversary Celebration has been added to your travel planner!
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El Salto Mexican Restaurant - 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Date: Saturday, September 20 Starting: 4:00 PM

Come out and celebrate Chesterton's El Salto 10 year anniversary!  There will be food and drink specials along with a live DJ, Folkorico Dancers and musical entertainment provided by...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

Date: Saturday, September 20 From: 6:30 PM to 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 is a one-hour...Read More

Hour Glass Museum Open House has been added to your travel planner!
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Hour Glass Museum Open House

Sponsored by: Hour Glass House Museum

Dates: September 21 - November 16, 2014 From: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Following the October 19th open house there will be a program by Dennis Norman, "Indian Trails to Rails to Roads".

Following the November 16th open house join the Ogden Dunes Church to...Read More

Fall Harvest Festival & Antique Equipment Show has been added to your travel planner!
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Fall Harvest Festival & Antique Equipment Show

Sponsored by: Sunset Hill Farm County Park

Dates: September 26 - September 28, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Farming demonstrations, corn shelling, wheat threshing, sorghum cooking, shingle making and rock crushing.

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

Date: Friday, September 26 From: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Explore the national lakeshore's exceptional diversity of life on a special ranger-led hike in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.  Call or stop by the Visitor Center on Friday morning to find...Read More

Hooked on Art - Live Street Art Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Hooked on Art - Live Street Art Festival

Sponsored by: Thomas Centennial Park

Date: Saturday, September 27 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

In conjunction with the Duneland Chamber's European Market, live street artists will utilize a variety of mediums to express their creativity; completing a work of art from start to finish over the
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