Upcoming Events

February

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

Carlos Lopez: A Forgotten Michigan Painter has been added to your travel planner!
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Carlos Lopez: A Forgotten Michigan Painter

Dates: January 08 - April 03, 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)

Carlos Lopez lived in Michigan and Cuba. He is known for his landscape, portraits, still life, and mural paintings. This exhibition is in the West Gallery. 

Celebrating Life: Betty LaDuke Retrospective Exhibition has been added to your travel planner!
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Celebrating Life: Betty LaDuke Retrospective Exhibition

Dates: January 08 - April 03, 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)

This exhibition Celebrate Life honors the 80th birthday of Ashland artist Betty LaDuke and the countless people from all over the world who have inspired her compelling paintings over 65 years. The...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

Michael Miller: An Appreciation at the Brauer Museum of Art has been added to your travel planner!
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Michael Miller: An Appreciation at the Brauer Museum of Art

Dates: January 08 - April 03, 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 acrylic on wood collection of the artisit. The exhibition is in the Ferguson Gallery. 

Neil Goodman: So Small Between the Stars, So Large Against the Sky has been added to your travel planner!
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Neil Goodman: So Small Between the Stars, So Large Against the Sky

Dates: January 08 - April 03, 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)

Neil Goodman's work is intimately linked to his midwestern industrial landscapes where he has lived and worked throughout most of his career. A professor of art at IUN since 1979, Goodman was one of...Read More

Open Skate at William E. Urschel Pavilion has been added to your travel planner!
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Open Skate at William E. Urschel Pavilion

Dates: January 02 - March 31, 2016 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. (CST)

Come and have fun at Valpo's newest addition. Grab your friends, bring the kids, snag your spouse and come out to skate at the William E. Urschel Pavilion. Open skating takes place 7 days a...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

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

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 02 - December 17, 2016 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (CST)

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

Miller Woods Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Miller Woods Hike

Dates: January 02 - December 31, 2016 1:30 p.m. (CST)

Spectacular Miller Woods shares its secrets during this ranger-led hike. Held every Saturday.

National Park Film Series at Douglas Center has been added to your travel planner!
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National Park Film Series at Douglas Center

Dates: January 02 - December 17, 2016 2:00 p.m. (CST)

Each weekend, explore a different National Park Service site through the Find Your Park Film Series at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. This year-long series celebrates the upcoming 100th...Read More

National Park Film Series at Indiana Dunes Visitor Center has been added to your travel planner!
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National Park Film Series at Indiana Dunes Visitor Center

Dates: January 03 - December 18, 2016 2:00 p.m. (CST)

Each weekend, explore a different National Park Service site through the Find Your Park Film Series at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. This year-long series celebrates the upcoming 100th...Read More

Yoga has been added to your travel planner!
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Yoga

Dates: January 02 - December 31, 2016 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. (CST)

Yoga for all experience levels. Class is customized to meet the students' needs. Students will learn yoga positions to develop flexibility, strength and balance. Reservations are required. Held on
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March

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.