Upcoming Events

August

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

Beach Yoga at Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Beach Yoga at Indiana Dunes State Park

Dates: May 28 - August 31, 2017 Tues., Thurs., & Sun. at 9:00 a.m.; Thurs. evenings 7:00 p.m. (CT)

The Duneland YMCA have partnered with the Indiana Dunes State Park to offer beach yoga on the state park main beach, by the pavilion. Things to bring: mat, blanket, water, small towel, maybe
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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

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

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

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

Sunset Paddles at Marquette Lagoons and National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Sunset Paddles at Marquette Lagoons and National Lakeshore

Dates: August 03 - August 31, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (CT)

Bring your kayak or canoe and enjoy a leisurely sunset paddle with a ranger every Thursday evening in August. This easy sunset adventure includes a visit to a lodge of one of our busiest animals, the...Read More

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

A Look at Aquatic Life in the Little Calumet River has been added to your travel planner!
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A Look at Aquatic Life in the Little Calumet River

Date: Friday, August 18 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. (CT)

The public is invited to join Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Environmental Protection Specialist Charles Morris, PhD, and his staff as they showcase live fish and other organisms found in the...Read More

Beach Fun Friday and Campfire has been added to your travel planner!
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Beach Fun Friday and Campfire

Dates: August 04 - August 25, 2017 1:00 p.m. - After Sunset (CT)

Beach day at West Beach! Activities such as kayaking, SUP's, a sunset hike, and a beach campfire. Bring a picnic dinner and eat at a picnic shelter. This event will be offered on every Friday in the...Read More

Beach Sunset Guided Bike Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Beach Sunset Guided Bike Tour

Dates: May 27 - October 28, 2017 6;30 - 8:30 p.m. (CT)

Enjoy a scenic bike ride to the State Park beach and a fantastic sunset over the Chicago skyline. Sunset Tours offered every Friday and Saturday evenings through October. Includes bike, accessories,...Read More

South Point Cruise-In has been added to your travel planner!
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South Point Cruise-In

Dates: June 02 - August 25, 2017 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

Live music featuring classic rock, country, oldies and more, beer garden, food, cars and bikes. Held every Friday, June to Aug.

Zao Island and ValpoLife Summer Music Series has been added to your travel planner!
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Zao Island and ValpoLife Summer Music Series

Dates: June 02 - August 26, 2017 7:00 p.m. (CT)

Did you know Zao Island in Valparaiaso is not only a tap destination for family fun, but they now also present: Live Music every Friday and Saturday night. Featuring talent from the area's hottest...Read More

Antique Car Show has been added to your travel planner!
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Antique Car Show

Date: Saturday, August 19 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

For the third year, the Museum will host an antique car show. While at the Museum, chat with local automobile enthusiasts about their cars, and learn more about these historic vehicles from this...Read More