Upcoming Events

July

CSI: Taltree Day Camp has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

CSI: Taltree Day Camp

Dates: July 06 - July 10, 2015 Call for times (CST)

Open to rising 2nd - 5th graders. Make way for the next generation of CSI experts. Campers will be introduced to the scientific method where they will investigate and test their own hypotheses. They...Read More

Fort Building Contest has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Fort Building Contest

Dates: May 02 - September 06, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (CST)

Bring the family or a group to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Nature Play Zone for a nature fort building challenge. Using natural and other materials found in the Nature Play Zone, see if you...Read More

Hermann Gurfinkel: Hidden Northwest Indiana Legend has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Hermann Gurfinkel: Hidden Northwest Indiana Legend

Dates: May 15 - August 09, 2015 Tue., Thu., Fri., Sat and Sun. noon - 5:00 p.m. (CST); Wed. 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. (CST)

Held in the museum's Ferguson Gallery.

Indiana Dunes Scavenger Hunt has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Indiana Dunes Scavenger Hunt

Dates: June 01 - December 31, 2015 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

Mighty Acorns Nature Camps has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Mighty Acorns Nature Camps

Dates: July 06 - July 10, 2015 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

Mount Baldy Guided Hikes has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Mount Baldy Guided Hikes

Dates: June 05 - September 06, 2015 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. (CST)

While Mount Baldy remains closed to unrestricted public access, you can join a ranger for a special guided hike along a trail on the western edge of the dune that has been found to be free of holes....Read More

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

New acquisitions at the Brauer Museum of Art

Dates: May 16 - August 09, 2015 Tue., Thu. and Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CST); Wed. 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. (CST); 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. 

 

Night Hikes has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Night Hikes

Dates: June 03 - October 07, 2015 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. (CST)

Come and see nature at night. These night hikes are a great way to see the stars and learn about elusive nocturnal wildlife. The hikes will be led by naturalist education staff. The night hikes will...Read More

Selections from the permanent collection - Brauer Museum of Art has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Selections from the permanent collection - Brauer Museum of Art

Dates: May 16 - August 09, 2015 Tue., Thu. and Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CST); Wed. 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. (CST); Sat. and Sun. noon - 5:00 p.m. (CST)

Held in the museum's Wehling and McGill galleries.

Summer Outdoor Movies has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Summer Outdoor Movies

Dates: June 30 - August 04, 2015 At dusk (CST)

Watch your favorite movies under the beautiful night sky in Central Park Plaza. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket. Classic movies will be shown on June 30 and Aug. 4. Check their website for dates.

Summer Outdoor Movies - Lego Movie has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Summer Outdoor Movies - Lego Movie

Date: Tuesday, July 07 At dusk (CST)

Watch your favorite movies under the beautiful night sky in Central Park Plaza. This months movie is The Lego Movie. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket.

Taltree Railway Garden has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Taltree Railway Garden

Dates: April 01 - October 31, 2015 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (CST)

Taltree's most intricate formal garden features a micro-climate of dwarf wonder plants and model steam engine trains. The exhibit showcases the impact steam engine trains had on early 19th century...Read More

The 3 Dune Challenge has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

The 3 Dune Challenge

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2015 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 Preposthumous Works of Harry Brown has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

The Preposthumous Works of Harry Brown

Dates: April 15 - August 09, 2015 Tue., Thu., Fri., Sat and Sun. noon - 5:00 p.m. (CST); Wed. 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. (CST)

A temporary exhibit featuring the works of Harry Brown.

Valparaiso Market has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Valparaiso Market

Dates: June 02 - October 17, 2015 Tue. 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (CST); Sat. 8:00 a.m. - noon (CST)

Weekly outdoor farmer's market to shop for fresh local produce, handmade products, plants and flowers. Live musical entertainment. Every Tuesday and Saturday from June to Oct.