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.

South Point Cruise-In has been added to your travel planner!
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South Point Cruise-In

Sponsored by: Harley Davidson of Valparasio

Dates: May 23 - September 05, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Live music featuring classic rock, country, oldies and more, beer garden, food, cars and bikes.  

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!

Celebrating the Shirley Heinze Land Trust has been added to your travel planner!
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Celebrating the Shirley Heinze Land Trust

Sponsored by: Beverly Shores Museum & Art Gallery

Dates: July 04 - September 01, 2014 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Learn about the vital work of the Shirley Heinze Land trust in preserving our local environment. The Museum and Gallery are open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 11 am to 3pm.

Explore National Lakeshore with Passport to the Dunes has been added to your travel planner!
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Explore National Lakeshore with Passport to the Dunes

Sponsored by: Indiana Dunes Visitor Center

Dates: July 07 - September 06, 2014 7:00 am - sunset

Discover some of the hidden treasures of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore through a new Passport to the Dunes program.  With so many different access points, it can be difficult to find all of...Read More

Life in the Hour Glass has been added to your travel planner!
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Life in the Hour Glass

Sponsored by: Porter County Museum

Dates: July 09 - September 06, 2014 From: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Though a winter scene like the one below may seem out of season, this iconic image captures the spirit of OD & Tillie Frank's Friendship Fireplace.  Around this hearth, the Franks gathered...Read More

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

Ogden Dunes Stories Project has been added to your travel planner!
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Ogden Dunes Stories Project

Sponsored by: Hour Glass House Museum

Dates: August 30 - September 01, 2014 From: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

The Ogden Dunes Stories Project will have an open house this Labor Day weekend!  The Stories Project is a series of collaborative oral history projects preserving and sharing the stories of...Read More

Then and Now:The Story of the 1933-34 Century of Progress Homes has been added to your travel planner!
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Then and Now:The Story of the 1933-34 Century of Progress Homes

Sponsored by: Beverly Shores Museum & Art Gallery

Dates: September 05 - September 07, 2014 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Everything you always want to know about the amazing Century of Progress homes. See them in their original state and learn how they look and function today. The museum is open Friday, Saturday and...Read More

Valparaiso Popcorn Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso Popcorn Festival

Date: Saturday, September 06 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Celebrating its 36th year and named the "Best Festival of the Region" by The Times readers, the Valparaiso Popcorn Festival continues to offer family-fun activities for all ages. Over 200...Read More

Popcorn Panic Race has been added to your travel planner!
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Popcorn Panic Race

Date: Saturday, September 06 Starting: 7:30 AM

35th Annual Popcorn Panic 5K Walk and 5-Mile Run.

Lit'l Kernel Puff has been added to your travel planner!
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Lit'l Kernel Puff

Dates: September 06 - September 07, 2014 Starting: 8:45 AM

Kids ages 2-9 can be a part of the Popcorn Festival by participating in this fun kids run!