Upcoming Events

October

100 Years 100 Objects has been added to your travel planner!
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100 Years 100 Objects

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2017 Wed. - Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

The Museum has been collecting artifacts for 100 years, since Indiana's Centennial Celebration in 1916, and this unique exhibit gives the public an inside look at 100 of the objects that make up the...Read More

Amhurst Asylum Haunted Attraction has been added to your travel planner!
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Amhurst Asylum Haunted Attraction

Dates: October 01 - October 31, 2017 Thurs. & Sun. 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. (CT)

Venture through a world of fright and madness as Dr. Amhurst's experiments run free in the insane asylum.

Boos, Brews and Brats has been added to your travel planner!
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Boos, Brews and Brats

Date: Tuesday, October 17 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. (CT)

Join Symphony of Chesterton for their Annual Boos, Brews and Brats event. There will be cold beer, brats, apple cider & music by the fire pit. Enjoy s'mores and a build your own taffy apple...Read More

Broncho John Exhibit Unveiling & Program has been added to your travel planner!
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Broncho John Exhibit Unveiling & Program

Dates: August 01 - October 31, 2017 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

Learn more about one of Porter County's most interesting citizens, Broncho John Sullivan. Broncho John Sullivan started off his career as a Native American scout in the West, before becoming involved...Read More

County Line Orchard has been added to your travel planner!
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County Line Orchard

Dates: September 01 - November 04, 2017 Open Daily 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Corn Maze: Mon. - Thu. 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Sun. 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (CT)

Family fun at its finest. Gather your family and come spend a day at County Line Orchard. Featuring U-Pick apples, antique tractor rides, animal barnyard, 10-acre corn maize, country kitchen &
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Espionage Escape Rooms has been added to your travel planner!
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Espionage Escape Rooms

Dates: February 07 - December 31, 2017

 Escape rooms are an interactive adventure game where you and your team are locked in a themed room. You have 60 minutes to find a series of clues, solve puzzles, and crack coes to escape...Read More

Haunted Mini Golf has been added to your travel planner!
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Haunted Mini Golf

Dates: October 01 - October 31, 2017 11:00 a.m. (CT)

Zao Island will have a Haunted Mini Golf course the whole month of October. Come out for a ghoulish good time.

Making Her Place has been added to your travel planner!
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Making Her Place

Dates: August 01 - October 31, 2017 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

Women's history i Porter County has been a silent story. In the past, women's histories, stories and accomplishments have not been recorded. Women have not had a voice. In American's history, women...Read More

Now, Then and Again: The Art of Douglas Calisch has been added to your travel planner!
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Now, Then and Again: The Art of Douglas Calisch

Dates: August 22 - December 10, 2017 Tue., - Sun. Noon - 5:00 p.m.; Closed on Monday (CT)

Brauer Museum Associate Curator Gloria Ruff presents this exhibition of inventive and complex mixed media creations by contemporary midwestern artist and educator Douglas Calisch. This exhibit is...Read More

Old Master Prints from a Private Collection has been added to your travel planner!
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Old Master Prints from a Private Collection

Dates: August 22 - December 10, 2017 Tue., - Sun. Noon - 5:00 p.m.; Closed on Monday (CT)

Significant works by such artists as Rembrandt, Durer and Goya comprise ths exhibition from a regional collection. Exhibit is being held in the Education Room. This exhibit is free and open to the...Read More

Pet Costume Parade has been added to your travel planner!
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Pet Costume Parade

Dates: October 07 - October 31, 2017 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. (CT)

Bring your pooch out in their best Halloween costume for a short parade. Visitors will meet in front of the Depot. Participation is free with admission.

 

 

Taltree Railway Garden has been added to your travel planner!
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Taltree Railway Garden

Dates: April 01 - October 31, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

Featuring dwarf plants and model steam engine trains, the exhibit showcases the impact steam engine trains had on early 19th century US railroads. Check the website for special...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 Indiana Dunes Revisited: Frank V. Dudley and the 1917 Dunes Pageant has been added to your travel planner!
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The Indiana Dunes Revisited: Frank V. Dudley and the 1917 Dunes Pageant

Dates: August 22 - December 10, 2017 Tue., - Sun. Noon - 5:00 p.m.; Closed on Monday (CT)

Legendary artist Frank V. Dudley (1868-1957) painted the Indiana Dunes for more than forty years. One of this earliest and most important paintings (see below and included in the exhibition) depicts...Read More

Trail of Scarecrows has been added to your travel planner!
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Trail of Scarecrows

Dates: October 01 - October 31, 2017 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (CT)

This popular annual exhibit features scarecrows designed & built by students based on a character from a book. Taltree guests vote on their favorite & a winner is chosen at the end of the...Read More