Upcoming Events

September

Hooked on Art - Live Street Art Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Hooked on Art - Live Street Art Festival

Date: Saturday, September 21 9am-4pm (CT)

Join at Thomas Centennial Park in historic downtown Chesterton, for the Annual Hooked on Art-Live Street Art Festival. Watch live street artists use a variety of mediums to express their creativity;
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South County BBQ Cook-Off & Pie Baking Contest has been added to your travel planner!
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South County BBQ Cook-Off & Pie Baking Contest

Date: Saturday, September 21 3-6pm (CT)

Come and sample each team's best version of pork shoulder. There are also barbecue rib, barbecue sauce, and a coleslaw competitions. Proceeds benefit, Kouts and Morgan schools, Kouts and Morgan
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Style Show has been added to your travel planner!
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Style Show

Date: Thursday, September 26 5:30pm doors open

Join in celebrating the Valparaiso Family YMCA as they showcase different areas of the YMCA in Fashion from area stores and salons.

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been added to your travel planner!
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Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap

Dates: September 27 - October 13, 2019 8pm Friday & Saturday; 2pm Sunday (CT)

The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the...Read More

Annual Fall Harvest Festival & Antique Equipment Show has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual Fall Harvest Festival & Antique Equipment Show

Dates: September 27 - September 29, 2019 9am-5pm (CT)

Farming demonstrations include steam engines, shingle mill, sawmill, field tillage, threshing corn shelling, rock crushing, dynamometer, sorghum cooking, a parade of power, a flea market, food...Read More

Century of Progress Homes Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Century of Progress Homes Tour

Date: Saturday, September 28 Check website for times

Explore five houses that were originally displayed in the 1933 Chicago World's Fair and are now located in the National Park. Tour the Cypress Log, Florida Tropical, Armco-Ferro, and Wieboldt-Rostone...Read More

Fourth Saturday Night Stargazing has been added to your travel planner!
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Fourth Saturday Night Stargazing

Date: Saturday, September 28 7:30-9:30pm (CT)

Weather permitting, see star clusters, galaxies, nebulae, planets, and meteors, and learn about constellation lore from the darkest site in the Indiana Dunes National Park.

St. Peter GermanFest has been added to your travel planner!
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St. Peter GermanFest

Date: Saturday, September 28 Noon-10pm (CT)

Inspired by Chicago's Christkindlmarket, they have invited all types of German crafters and bakers to set-up shop. There will be a wide selection of German and craft beers from around the region

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Valpo Brewfest has been added to your travel planner!
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Valpo Brewfest

Date: Saturday, September 28 1-4:30pm (CT)

This annual event is a celebration of great craft beer and the cool people that enjoy it. Sample over 200 different styles of beers from America's best craft brewers. Limited tickets available. Must...Read More

HERO Half Marathon has been added to your travel planner!
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HERO Half Marathon

Date: Sunday, September 29 8am (CT)

Run on the most beautiful course in the Midwest. Great views of Lake Michigan, the Dunes and wetlands. This course is truly a unique experience, especially during the fall.

October

Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival

Dates: October 04 - October 06, 2019 All day (CT)

The festival showcases the region's natural and cultural significance through hiking, paddling, biking, and other activities such as geocaching, photography, birding, and orienteering. The festival...Read More

Annual Fall Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual Fall Festival

Dates: October 05 - October 06, 2019 9am-5pm (CT)

WRF Nursery & Garden Center will open their pumpkin fields to the public the first weekend in October during their Annual Fall Festival. Each all-inclusive wristband is good for a...Read More

Harvest Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Harvest Festival

Date: Saturday, October 05 11am-9pm (CT)

There will be unique crafts, food vendors, car cruise-in, and a bounce house as well as music from local bands in the region throughout the day.
 
 
 

 

Valparaiso Gun & Knife Show has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso Gun & Knife Show

Dates: October 05 - October 06, 2019 8am-5pm Saturday; 9am-3pm Sunday (CT)

The largest gun and knife show in Northern Indiana with 350 tables.

Chefs Around the Table has been added to your travel planner!
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Chefs Around the Table

Date: Thursday, October 10 5-10pm (CT)

This unique fundraiser will feature 100 gentlemen "chefs" from around Porter County preparing their favorite dishes. This lighthearted gala will also include a competition for the "Top...Read More