Upcoming Events

February

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. 

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

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

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

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. 

Tuesday Night Trivia has been added to your travel planner!
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Tuesday Night Trivia

Dates: January 31 - December 19, 2017 6:00 p.m. (CT)

Fun, family, food, and beer! First there will be 3 rounds of 5 questions...then a half time question followed by another 3 rounds of 5 questions and then your final wager questions (game last approx....Read More

March

Kraft Auction has been added to your travel planner!
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Kraft Auction

Date: Wednesday, March 01 4:30 p.m. (CT)

This sale will feature 285 lots of vintage and antique toys. Online bidding available for these lots. Vehicles, antiques, furniture, tools household, collectibles and much more. Toy sale will start
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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

Taltree Toddlers has been added to your travel planner!
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Taltree Toddlers

Dates: January 18 - April 26, 2017 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (CT)

Bring your toddlers for a nature-themed story followed by a related activity or craft. Pre-registration is required. Held every other Wednesday; Jan. 18, Feb. 1 & 15, March 1, 15 & 29, April...Read More

Eat Up Wine Down has been added to your travel planner!
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Eat Up Wine Down

Dates: January 05 - December 07, 2017 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. (CT)

Attention food lovers. Enliven your senses, please your palate and enjoy a lovely evening in Downtown Valparaiso. Every 1st Thursday of the month, Eat Up Wine Down gives everyone a chance to enjoy a...Read More

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

We Are Porter County Series has been added to your travel planner!
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We Are Porter County Series

Dates: January 05 - November 02, 2017 Wed. - Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

"We are Porter County" will highlight the formation of the county from its founding in 1836 to present day. Held on the first Thursday of each month.

A Year with Frog and Toad has been added to your travel planner!
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A Year with Frog and Toad

Dates: March 03 - March 18, 2017 Times vary by date (CT)

This family musical follows the woodland adventures of two friends: a worry-wart toad and his perky frog friend. Based on the storybook favorite, A Year with Frog and Toad broke new ground in...Read More

The Producers has been added to your travel planner!
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The Producers

Dates: February 17 - March 05, 2017 Fri. and Sat. 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 2:00 p.m. (CT)

The Producers is a fun and exciting musical adapted from the 1968 film by Mel Brooks. It takes the journey with two producers who set out a plan to get rich quick by producing a musical they...Read More

Douglas Center Open House at National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Douglas Center Open House at National Lakeshore

Dates: January 07 - December 16, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (CT)

Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end Visitor Center, especially the new Nature Play Zone where unstructured play in nature is the tradition. Help feed the center's resident turtles...Read More