Upcoming Events

July

"I Do! Westchester Township Weddings" Exhibit has been added to your travel planner!
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"I Do! Westchester Township Weddings" Exhibit

Dates: May 06 - August 06, 2017 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

Have you ever wondered why brides toss a bouquet or wear white? And why do they carry flowers? This new exhibit tells the history of wedding fashions, traditions, and more alongside some of 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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Duneland on Display: Works by the Duneland Plein Air Painters has been added to your travel planner!
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Duneland on Display: Works by the Duneland Plein Air Painters

Dates: May 19 - August 06, 2017 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. (CT)

The Duneland Plein Air Painters meet in a different location to paint in the open air. Carrying on a long tradition of painting outdoors in natural light, these artists record their impression of...Read More

Dunes Discovery Camps has been added to your travel planner!
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Dunes Discovery Camps

Dates: July 24 - July 28, 2017 Call for times (CT)

Discover just how fun and exciting nature can be at this 5 day/4 night summer camp inside Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Activities include day treks, water games, tree-themed games and crafts, a...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

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

Dates: May 19 - August 06, 2017 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. (CT)

An exhibition of new acquistions in the Brauer Museum of Art's permanent collection will be held in the museum's Wehling and McGill Galleries. This exhibit is free and open to the...Read More

Pop-Up: A Valparaiso Art Experience has been added to your travel planner!
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Pop-Up: A Valparaiso Art Experience

Dates: July 20 - August 06, 2017 Check website for times (CT)

The Pop-Up: A Valparaiso Art Experience, is a regional art competition brought to you by Valparaiso Events and The Enclave Project. Over the course of 18 days, Valparaiso will become an artistic...Read More

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

Dates: July 20 - July 29, 2017 Times vary by date (CT)

For anyone who loves a fair, the Porter County Fair is the place to be. There are great rides, great food and loads of exhibits and events. Check out the 4-H exhibits, ride the double Ferris Wheel...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

Summer Rhapsody Music Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Summer Rhapsody Music Festival

Dates: July 13 - August 10, 2017 Call for times (CT)

For all the music lovers out there, come out and enjoy summer evenings in the park with the Summer Rhapsody Music Festival. Concerts will feature a feast of different sounds from rock to country to...Read More

Sunset Paddle with a Ranger has been added to your travel planner!
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Sunset Paddle with a Ranger

Dates: July 06 - July 27, 2017 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. (CT)

Bring your kayak or canoe and enjoy a leisurely sunset paddle with a ranger every Thursday evening in July. 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

Bandstand Concert & Family Film Series has been added to your travel planner!
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Bandstand Concert & Family Film Series

Date: Friday, July 28 7:00 p.m. (CT)

What a better way to get in the mood for summer than a showing of the movie "Secret Life of Pets" under the stars at Hawthorne Park's east shelter. Prior to the film a free concert by the...Read More

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

Dates: July 07 - July 28, 2017 2:00 p.m. - 30 minutes past 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