Upcoming Events

July

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

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2016 Wed. - Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CST)

In 2016, the Porter County Museum celebrates its 100th anniversary. To commemorate the event, the Museum opened the exhibit 100 Years 100 Objects in July of 2015, The Museum has been collecting...Read More

An Artist's Journey: Works by the Area Artist's Association of Michigan City has been added to your travel planner!
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An Artist's Journey: Works by the Area Artist's Association of Michigan City

Dates: May 17 - August 07, 2016 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. (CST)

The Area Artists Association is an organization within the Jack and Shirley Lubeznik Center for the Arts to recognize and encourage active regional artists by providing exhibit opportunities and a...Read More

Artists in Residence & Resident Artist: The Dunes as Muse has been added to your travel planner!
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Artists in Residence & Resident Artist: The Dunes as Muse

Dates: July 10 - August 13, 2016 Mon. - Fri. 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Sat. 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. (CST)

The Chesterton Art Center will be hosting the works of longtime resident artist Hazel Hannell.

Beverly Shores Then and Now has been added to your travel planner!
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Beverly Shores Then and Now

Dates: May 06 - October 30, 2016 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (CST)

Learn about the history of Beverly Shores, which began as a planned resort community in 1927. The exhibit will include town landmarks and the former Beverly Shores School. Held on Friday, Saturday...Read More

Bison-tennial Public Art Project has been added to your travel planner!
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Bison-tennial Public Art Project

Dates: March 05 - December 31, 2016 All day (CST)

Stop in to the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center and get your photo taken with one of the unfinished life-size fiberglass bison that are part of the Bison-tennial public art projects to coincide with...Read More

Camp Goodfellow has been added to your travel planner!
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Camp Goodfellow

Dates: June 18 - September 03, 2016 Wed. - Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CST)

Camp Goodfellow, which operated in the forests outside the Indiana Dunes from 1941-1976, represents a unique blend of Northwest Indiana's industrial and environmental cultures. It is now the location...Read More

Children's Train Day has been added to your travel planner!
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Children's Train Day

Dates: June 26 - August 06, 2016 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (CST)

Thomas the Tank Engine themed model trains will be there. The outdoor layout is open to the public from June through Aug., weather permitting.

Every Kid in a Park Program at National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Every Kid in a Park Program at National Lakeshore

Dates: April 06 - August 31, 2016

Did you know that every 4th grader can earn a free pass to all of our 409 national parks by visiting the website www.everykidinapark.com? Print out the voucher and bring it to the Douglas Center or...Read More

Grease has been added to your travel planner!
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Grease

Dates: July 15 - July 31, 2016 Fri. and Sat. 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 2:00 p.m. (CST)

It's time to dust off your leather jackets, pull on your bobby-socks and take a trip to a simpler time as 'bad boy' Danny and 'the girl next door' Sandy fall in love all over again.

Images of the Dunes has been added to your travel planner!
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Images of the Dunes

Dates: May 17 - August 07, 2016 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. (CST)

The Brauer Museum of Art has in its collection many fine works by such noted Dunes artists as Frank V. Dudley, Earl H. Reed, and Vin Hannell. This collection will be held in the museum's Gallery...Read More

Indiana Dunes Scavenger Hunt has been added to your travel planner!
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Indiana Dunes Scavenger Hunt

Dates: January 04 - December 30, 2016 Self guided, can be done any day that the Visitor Center is open (CST)

This is your guide to discovery and adventure in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Use it and a park map to help you explore nine amazing places in the park. Ask a ranger at either center for a hint...Read More

Live on the Lake has been added to your travel planner!
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Live on the Lake

Dates: June 03 - July 29, 2016 7:00 - 10:0 p.m.

"Live on the Lake", a lakeside bistro concept at the WaterBird Banquet Center in Chesterton. Every Friday night, weather permitting, they will be offering a changing bistro style appetizer...Read More

Mighty Acorns Nature Camps has been added to your travel planner!
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Mighty Acorns Nature Camps

Dates: July 25 - July 29, 2016 Call for times (CST)

Students who participated in Mighty Acorns during the school year can live, learn and play with fellow Mighty Acorns from across the Calumet region at this five day, four night camp in the dunes....Read More

New acquisitions at the Brauer Museum of Art has been added to your travel planner!
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New acquisitions at the Brauer Museum of Art

Dates: May 17 - August 07, 2016 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. (CST)

An exbhibition of new acquistions in the Brauer Museum of Art's permanent collection will be held in the museum's West Gallery. 

 

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

Dates: July 21 - July 30, 2016 Times vary by date (CST)

Fun for all. Grandstand, free entertainment, animals, exhibits, rides, food and much more.