Upcoming Events

October

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.

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!

November

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

October

Haunted Railroad & Fall Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Haunted Railroad & Fall Festival

Sponsored by: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Dates: October 01 - November 01, 2014 Call for times

Held the entire month of October, The Haunted Railroad & Fall Festival is sure to be a spooky good time. This family friendly event kicks off with a haunted railway garden of skeletons, ghosts,...Read More

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

Sponsored by: County Line Orchard

Dates: October 06 - October 31, 2014 From: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Gather your family and come spend a day at County Line Orchard.  Featuring over 30 varieties of u-pick apples and a pumpkin patch.  They offer many different types of sweets and treats....Read More

Owl Banding in the Dunes has been added to your travel planner!
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Owl Banding in the Dunes

Dates: October 12 - November 16, 2014 Call for times

Join naturalists for the 7th year of Saw-whet Owl Banding at Indiana Dunes State Park.

Porter County Legends & Lore Bus Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Porter County Legends & Lore Bus Tour

Sponsored by: Porter County Museum

Dates: October 15 - October 30, 2014 From: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Take a thrilling tour of haunted stories, legends, and lore from Porter County this October!  The Porter County Legends and Lore Bus Tour will travel to four sites throughout the county....Read More

3rd Annual Halloween Hullabaloo has been added to your travel planner!
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3rd Annual Halloween Hullabaloo

Sponsored by: Chicago Street Theatre

Dates: October 18 - November 01, 2014 TBD

Chicago Street Theatre will feature two Halloween shows: Frankenstein and Scary Godmother!  Reserve your spot now for Mary Shelly's classic horror tale and bring your whole family to the funky...Read More

Haunted Hayride has been added to your travel planner!
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Haunted Hayride

Dates: October 23 - October 26, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Halloween event, great for all ages.

Family Fun Fest & Haunted Dojo has been added to your travel planner!
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Family Fun Fest & Haunted Dojo

Dates: October 24 - October 25, 2014 From: 4:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Festival is open to the public and runs in conjunction with Chesterton's downtown trick or treat.  The event will feature a bounce house, carnival games, face painting, interactive haunted dojo...Read More

VKC Dog Show has been added to your travel planner!
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VKC Dog Show

Dates: October 25 - October 26, 2014 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Valparaiso Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the sport of purebred dogs.

"Howl"oween in the Dunes! has been added to your travel planner!
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"Howl"oween in the Dunes!

Sponsored by: Indiana Dunes State Park

Dates: October 25 - October 26, 2014 From: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Come get spooked and thrilled this Halloween at the Indiana Dunes State Park, as “Howl”oween returns to haunt the dunes. The activities will take place throughout the weekend.

Class on Poisonous Plants has been added to your travel planner!
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Class on Poisonous Plants

Sponsored by: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Date: Saturday, October 25 From: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

This class will introduce participants to poisonous plants and the harm they can inflict.  Learn how to identify the more common dark plants like poison ivy.

Trick & Treat at the Museum has been added to your travel planner!
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Trick & Treat at the Museum

Sponsored by: Westchester Township History Museum

Date: Saturday, October 25 From: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Polly the Pirate has stolen all of the Brown Mansion's pumpkins!  Children ages 6-12 are asked to help find all of the pumpkins in this treasure hunt at the museum.  Afterward, participants...Read More

European Market's Pumpkin Palooza has been added to your travel planner!
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European Market's Pumpkin Palooza

Date: Saturday, October 25 From: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

The Chamber is hosting its Annual Pumpkin Palooza event during the last Saturday of the European market.  Enjoy trick or treating with the merchants, free pumpkin decorating and a costume...Read More