Upcoming Events

September

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

American Art & National Identity has been added to your travel planner!
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American Art & National Identity

Dates: August 23 - December 11, 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 exhibition American Art and National Identity is the second in a series of exhibitions interpreting the permanent collection of the Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University. It is part of a...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

Borders has been added to your travel planner!
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Borders

Dates: August 16 - December 11, 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)

Acclaimed sculpture installation comes to Valpo's campus to intrigue viewers with its life-sized figures. Flanking the path from the Chapel of the Resurrection to Kretzmann Hall - aluminum and...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

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

Dates: September 01 - November 06, 2016 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. (CST)

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

Dates: January 07 - December 01, 2016 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. (CST)

Enliven your senses and please your palate with amazing specials from downtown Valparaiso restaurants the first Thursday of the month.

External Reflections - Internal Wars has been added to your travel planner!
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External Reflections - Internal Wars

Dates: August 23 - December 11, 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 exhibition is in the Wehling and McGill Galleries and Education Room. This exhibit is free and open to the public. 

In Quest of Beauty: The Life and Times of Junius R. Sloan has been added to your travel planner!
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In Quest of Beauty: The Life and Times of Junius R. Sloan

Dates: August 23 - December 11, 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)

In Quest of Beauty presents the story of Junius R. Sloan, a gifted Ohio farm boy of Yankee stock who become one of the pioneer journeyman artists for everyday mid-America. He provided fine...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

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

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

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

State Constitution and Other Artifacts on Display has been added to your travel planner!
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State Constitution and Other Artifacts on Display

Dates: May 01 - December 31, 2016 Check website for times

Indiana Commission on Public Records:

Birth of a State: The Indiana Exhibit is a traveling exhibit expected to visit up to nine sites across Indiana for three week intervals to provide access to...Read More

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

Dates: April 01 - October 31, 2016 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (CST)

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 01 - December 30, 2016 Self guided, can be done any day that the Visitor Center/park is open (CST)

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 Bailly Family & Homestead has been added to your travel planner!
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The Bailly Family & Homestead

Dates: June 18 - October 02, 2016 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. (CST)

This exhibit will focus on the history of Porter County's first non-native family, the Bailly's. Visitors will see seldom-viewed Bailly artifacts and photographs. In addition, the exhibit will...Read More