Upcoming Events

January

American Byways: Selections from U.S. Highway 80 has been added to your travel planner!
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American Byways: Selections from U.S. Highway 80

Dates: January 10 - April 02, 2017 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)

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

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

Bookmarks at the Museum Presents: Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets has been added to your travel planner!
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Bookmarks at the Museum Presents: Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

Date: Thursday, January 19 2:00 p.m. (CT)

In this book, author Svetlana Alexievich presents a collection of oral histories from Russian citizens caught between two worlds - that of communist Soviet Union and the entirely different country of...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: January 01 - March 05, 2017 Sun. 11:00 a.m. - 7:00p.m.; Mon. & Wed. 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.; Tues. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.; Thur. 6:30 - 10:00 p.m.; Fri. Noon - 10:00 p.m.; Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 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 take place 7 days a week. 

Prehistoric Porter County has been added to your travel planner!
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Prehistoric Porter County

Dates: January 04 - December 30, 2017 Wed. - Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

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

Red Cup Cafe Winter Photography Exhibit has been added to your travel planner!
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Red Cup Cafe Winter Photography Exhibit

Dates: January 14 - February 04, 2017 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Duneland Photography Club wil be exhibiting "Winter PHotography."

Sand & Steel: Visions of Our Indiana Shore has been added to your travel planner!
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Sand & Steel: Visions of Our Indiana Shore

Dates: January 10 - April 02, 2017 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)

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

Stories of Yesteryear has been added to your travel planner!
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Stories of Yesteryear

Dates: November 19 - February 26, 2017 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

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 3 Dune Challenge has been added to your travel planner!
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The 3 Dune Challenge

Dates: January 02 - December 29, 2017 Self guided, can be done any day that the Visitor Center/park is open (CT)

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

The MARTIN Bell: A Communication to MLK in Form, Sound, & Action has been added to your travel planner!
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The MARTIN Bell: A Communication to MLK in Form, Sound, & Action

Dates: January 10 - April 02, 2017 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 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. 

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

Dates: January 19 - April 20, 2017 7:00 p.m. (CT)

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

A Classical Blast Christmas has been added to your travel planner!
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A Classical Blast Christmas

Dates: December 18 - February 26, 2017 8:00 p.m. (CT)

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

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 20 - December 15, 2017 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

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

Annual Dunes Geocache Adventure has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual Dunes Geocache Adventure

Date: Saturday, January 21 11:00 a.m. (CT)

Winter is not the time to lay around on the couch. Grab your adventure spirit and join in the fun. All you need is a GPS unit and a warm jacket. Winter visitors can enjoy cross-country skiing,...Read More

Battles of the American Civil War - Vicksburg has been added to your travel planner!
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Battles of the American Civil War - Vicksburg

Date: Saturday, January 21 10:00 a.m. - Noon (CT)

In May and June of 1863, Maj. General Ulysses S. Grant's armies converged on Vicksburg, investing the city and entrapping a Confederate army under Lt. General John Pemberton. On July 4, Vicksburg...Read More