Upcoming Events

September

Valparaiso Popcorn Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso Popcorn Festival

Date: Saturday, September 08 7:30am-6:30pm (CT)

This long-standing community tradition returns for its 40th year. The Valparaiso Popcorn Festival continues to offer family-fun activities for all ages. Over 250 arts & crafts booths, 35 food...Read More

Mount Baldy Guided Summit Hike - Sundays has been added to your travel planner!
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Mount Baldy Guided Summit Hike - Sundays

Date: Sunday, September 09 10-11:30am & 2:30-4pm (CT)

Meet at the Mount Baldy parking lot for a ranger-led hike to the top of the beautiful and famous Mount Baldy. The views of Lake Michigan and the surrounding area are spectacular. No reservation...Read More

Lunchtime Cabaret Series - Life is a Cabaret! The Songs of Kander & Ebb has been added to your travel planner!
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Lunchtime Cabaret Series - Life is a Cabaret! The Songs of Kander & Ebb

Date: Wednesday, September 12 1-3pm (CT)

Musical theatre wouldn't be what it is without the American songwriting team of Composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb. Great Songs like "Isn't This Better" from Funny Lady,...Read More

Nature Tots Program has been added to your travel planner!
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Nature Tots Program

Date: Wednesday, September 12 10am-noon (CT)

Parents and toddlers are invited to participate in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's new Nature Tot's program. Nature Tots, aged 2-4, will learn about nature through a ranger-led story time, crafts...Read More

Summer Wine & Canvas at the Lakefront has been added to your travel planner!
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Summer Wine & Canvas at the Lakefront

Date: Thursday, September 13 6-9:30pm (CT)

Ticket includes all canvas/painting supplies, a buffet-style dinner from El Cantarits, open bar, and a beautiful view. Instruction will begin at 6 pm, but doors will open at 5 pm for a social hour....Read More

Campfire at Kemil Beach has been added to your travel planner!
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Campfire at Kemil Beach

Date: Friday, September 14 6:30-8pm (CT)

Join a ranger for a sunset and campfire program at Indiana Dunes National Lakshore's Kemil Beach. The program will start at the Kemil Beach parking lot, followed by a short walk to the beach. If you...Read More

Art Blitz has been added to your travel planner!
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Art Blitz

Dates: September 15 - September 16, 2018 check website for times

Art Barn School of Art is located in a restored country barn on 69 acres of beautiful pastoral farmland in Jackson Township. Yearly exhibitions, juried shows, classes and events are featured on their...Read More

ASAAD Arabian Horse Show has been added to your travel planner!
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ASAAD Arabian Horse Show

Dates: September 15 - September 16, 2018 8am (CT)

The ASAAD Arabian Horse Association is celebrating over 20 years of service dedicated to the Arabian horse in NWI. They will continue their work to promote the Arabian horse and to educate
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Bacon Fest has been added to your travel planner!
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Bacon Fest

Date: Saturday, September 15 11am-7pm (CT)

Wonderful, delicious, bacon is celebrated and eaten in foods deserts of all kinds at this festival.

Brews-Blues-BBQ Fest has been added to your travel planner!
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Brews-Blues-BBQ Fest

Date: Saturday, September 15 4-10pm (CT)

Burn's Harbor's Food Truck Square is proud to host the annual Brews-Blues-BBQ-Fest. Come enjoy the fine cooking of a variety of vendors in the region with BBQ on the menu. Rhythm and blues band,...Read More

Indiana Dunes Apples Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Indiana Dunes Apples Festival

Dates: September 15 - September 16, 2018 11am-4pm (CT)

This family-friendly event features seasonal activities such as free tractor pulled hayrides, a Kid's Corner with games and crafts and even apple-chucking catapults. You can help make cider using an...Read More

Lorie's Lakeside Century has been added to your travel planner!
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Lorie's Lakeside Century

Date: Saturday, September 15 7am-5pm (CT)

Lorie's Lakeside Century offers a variety of routes for both novice and seasoned riders: 26-mile, 39-mile, 62-mile, 75-mile and a 100-mile century from Chesterton, IN to New Buffalo, MI. Included in...Read More

Playdate in the Nature Play Zone has been added to your travel planner!
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Playdate in the Nature Play Zone

Date: Saturday, September 15 1-3pm (CT)

Join a ranger and explore Miller Woods, build a fort, climb a tree, create awesome nature art, and so much more.

Singing Sands Star Gaze has been added to your travel planner!
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Singing Sands Star Gaze

Date: Saturday, September 15 7-11pm (CT)

Meet local astronomers from the Calumet Astronomical Society for a night of star gazing. Special telescopes will be set up as well as periodic constellation talks. Bring a blanket and join them on...Read More

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 15 3-6pm (CT)

Come and sample each teams best version of pork shoulder. There is also a barbecue rib, barbecue sauce and a coleslaw competition. Proceeds benefit, Kouts & Morgan schools, Kouts & Morgan
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