Upcoming Events

October

Chesterton's European Market has been added to your travel planner!
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Chesterton's European Market

Dates: May 03 - October 25, 2014 8:00 AM - 2:00PM

An outdoor family/artisanal market held in historic downtown Chesterton every Saturday from the beginning of May through the end of October.

Chesterton Cruise Night has been added to your travel planner!
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Chesterton Cruise Night

Dates: June 28 - October 25, 2014 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cars of all kinds - vintage, sport, muscle and foreign. A night of true family fun!

Ticket Sales for the Century of Progress Home Tours has been added to your travel planner!
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Ticket Sales for the Century of Progress Home Tours

Dates: August 19 - October 19, 2014 Starting: 8:00 AM

Tickets go on sale for the Century of Progess Home Tours & Events on Monday, September 8th.  Tickets must be purchased in advance and can only be purchased online.  Tickets go...Read More

Hour Glass Museum Open House has been added to your travel planner!
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Hour Glass Museum Open House

Sponsored by: Hour Glass House Museum

Dates: September 21 - November 16, 2014 From: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Following the October 19th open house there will be a program by Dennis Norman, "Indian Trails to Rails to Roads".

Following the November 16th open house join the Ogden Dunes Church to...Read More

Haunted Railroad & Fall Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Haunted Railroad & Fall Festival

Sponsored by: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Dates: October 01 - November 01, 2014 Call for times

Held the entire month of October, The Haunted Railroad & Fall Festival is sure to be a spooky good time. This family friendly event kicks off with a haunted railway garden of skeletons, ghosts,...Read More

Night Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Night Hike

Sponsored by: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Date: Thursday, October 02 From: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Come and see nature at night!  These night hikes are a great way to see the stars and learn about elusive nocturnal wildlife.

Greek Fest has been added to your travel planner!
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Greek Fest

Sponsored by: Porter County Fairgrounds & Exposition Center

Dates: October 03 - October 05, 2014 Friday 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM; Saturday & Sunday 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Enjoy food, music, and drinks while sampling a wide array of delicacies.  Shiskabobs, greek chicken, homemade greek desserts and BBQ lamb.

Harvest Festival Fine Arts Fair has been added to your travel planner!
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Harvest Festival Fine Arts Fair

Sponsored by: Woodland Park

Dates: October 04 - October 05, 2014 From: 12:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Juried arts show. Over 20 artists: live entertainment, wine, cheese and chocolate tasting. Indoor event.

The Running Dead 5K and Screamfest has been added to your travel planner!
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The Running Dead 5K and Screamfest

Sponsored by: Valparaiso's Central Park Plaza

Date: Saturday, October 04 From: 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

The Running Dead 5K Walk/Run and 1K Family Walk/Run will be followed by the 2nd annual Screamfest Music Fest. Musical entertainment includes Planetary Blues, The Energy Commission and The...Read More

Fall Fungi Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Fall Fungi Hike

Sponsored by: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Date: Saturday, October 04 From: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Explore the beautiful world of fungi!  Hike will encompass the woodlands, area along Cardinal Trail.

Art In Nature - Oil Painting has been added to your travel planner!
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Art In Nature - Oil Painting

Sponsored by: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Date: Sunday, October 05 From: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Learn how to use oil paints with the natural landscape of Heron Pond and Heron Trail as your inspiration.  All supplies are included in the cost.  Instructor is Susan Young....Read More

22nd Annual Elvis FANtasy Fest has been added to your travel planner!
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22nd Annual Elvis FANtasy Fest

Sponsored by: Woodland Park

Dates: October 10 - October 12, 2014 Call for times

The Elvis Fantasy Fest at Woodland Park Community Building in Portage, Indiana continues to honor Elvis Presley's legacy of giving. The event raises funds for the Porter County Special...Read More

Hebron Arts & Crafts Show has been added to your travel planner!
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Hebron Arts & Crafts Show

Date: Saturday, October 11 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

33rd Annual Hebron Elementary Arts & Crafts Fair features over 125 crafters at an indoor show.  There will be displays of handmade items for sale.  Theses items will include...Read More

Porter's Perfect Pint has been added to your travel planner!
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Porter's Perfect Pint

Sponsored by: Hawthorne Park

Date: Saturday, October 11 From: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Join in the 4th Annual Beer tasting and Silent Auction Fundraiser.  Have a great time as you help Porter's Fire Department.  Presented by Porter's own Pat's Liquor and Leroy's "Hot...Read More

Fall Colors Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Fall Colors Hike

Sponsored by: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Date: Saturday, October 11 From: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Surround yourself in fall color!  See how fall color affects the woodland, wetland and prairie landscapes.  Led by a trained naturalist. Appropriate for all ages.  This is a...Read More