Upcoming Events

August

Acorn Concert Series - Carl Weathersby with Corey Dennison Band & Luke Pytel Band has been added to your travel planner!
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Acorn Concert Series - Carl Weathersby with Corey Dennison Band & Luke Pytel Band

Date: Saturday, August 25 5:30 p.m. gates open; 7:00 p.m. concert begins (CT)

Mixing Southern charm, soulful vocals, and fierce guitar-playing, Carl plays the blues, from down-and-dirty to scintillating Albert King influenced chops. This is one powerful blues performer that...Read More

Aukiki River Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Aukiki River Festival

Dates: August 25 - August 26, 2018 Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sun. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

Experience life as it was from the mid 1700s to the 1930s. Interact with more than 35 encampments, see blanket traders, and the Collier's General Store. There will be historical musical...Read More

Kouts Pork Fest has been added to your travel planner!
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Kouts Pork Fest

Date: Saturday, August 25 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

The day starts at 8:00 a.m. with the Country Classic walk and run. Parade kicks off later in that day and comes right down Main Street. The streets are filled with food vendors, arts and...Read More

Onboard Education Program on the South Shore Line has been added to your travel planner!
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Onboard Education Program on the South Shore Line

Date: Saturday, August 25 Check website for description and times (CT)

The (American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation (APRHF) Rail Rangers will present an onboard educational program on select Saturday & Sunday departures of the South Shore Line...Read More

Sunset Hill Colonels Vintage Baseball has been added to your travel planner!
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Sunset Hill Colonels Vintage Baseball

Date: Sunday, August 26 1:00 p.m. (CT)

Vintage Base Ball is a pastime, with its beginnings and progressions mimicking those that occurred in America over 160 years ago. Teams like the Sunset Hill Colonels compete today wearing period...Read More

Portage Summer Music in the Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Portage Summer Music in the Park

Date: Tuesday, August 28 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (CT)

Tonights concert will feature the Beatles Celebration by Chris & Lou. All concerts will be held indoors at either Sycamore Hall or Oakwood Grand Hall. Concerts are open to the public.
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September

Beginning Birding Program has been added to your travel planner!
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Beginning Birding Program

Date: Saturday, September 01 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. (CT)

Join a ranger and fellow birding enthusiasts. No birding experience is required. A spotting scope and binoculars will be provided. The program will start at the southern gravel parking lot followed...Read More

Taste of Duneland has been added to your travel planner!
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Taste of Duneland

Date: Saturday, September 01 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. (CT)

Taste food from local eateries and non-profit groups in the Duneland area. There will be live music, beer and wine garden, and bounce houses for the kids.

Super Show Promotions Truck & Tractor Pull has been added to your travel planner!
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Super Show Promotions Truck & Tractor Pull

Date: Sunday, September 02 7:00 p.m. (CT)

An old-fashioned truck and tractor pull.

History Comes Alive Weekend has been added to your travel planner!
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History Comes Alive Weekend

Dates: September 08 - September 09, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (CT)

Join in the special activities happening all weekend. There will be a Fur Trader Encampment, Beaver Trading Hike, Shipwreck Stories and much more.

Junior Wildland Firefighter has been added to your travel planner!
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Junior Wildland Firefighter

Date: Saturday, September 08 11:00 a.m. (CT)

During the summer months kids can participate in the Jr. Wildland Firefighter program at the park. Kids learn about prescribed fire, fire ecology, and have a hands on experience with equipment used...Read More

Lit'l Kernel Puff Run has been added to your travel planner!
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Lit'l Kernel Puff Run

Date: Saturday, September 08 8:30 a.m. (CT)

Kids ages 2-9 can join the Popcorn Festival fun with this unique kid-friendly race in Downtown Valparaiso. Kids run in this 100-300 yard event; distance varies by age group. Everyone receives a...Read More

Popcorn Panic Race has been added to your travel planner!
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Popcorn Panic Race

Date: Saturday, September 08 7:30 a.m. (CT)

A community tradition for almost four decades, this event has over 1,000 participants annually. In teams or as individuals, you can choose to run the 5 miles or the 5K run. 

Ride the Wave Regatta Race has been added to your travel planner!
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Ride the Wave Regatta Race

Date: Saturday, September 08 Check website for times

Featuring a challenging 18 mile Lake Michigan course, an 8 mile Lake Michigan short course, an 8 mile Trail Creek course for canoes, and a 3.5 mile recreational race.

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

Date: Saturday, September 08 8:30 p.m. (CT)

Join members of the Chicago Astronomical Society to get a closer look at the evening sky over Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. This month, the Milky Way Galaxy will cross the night sky from...Read More