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June

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

Dates: June 29 - July 01, 2018 Fri. 4:00 - 11:00 p.m.; Sat. 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.; Sun. Noon - 6:00 p.m. (CT)

Enjoy food, music and drinks while sampling a wide array of delicacies, including kabobs, Greek chicken, homemade Greek desserts and barbecue lamb.

71st NWI Soap Box Derby has been added to your travel planner!
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71st NWI Soap Box Derby

Date: Saturday, June 30 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

This is a youth soapbox car racing program. Racers ages 7-20 (can not turn 21 on or before July 31, 2016) compete in three divisions stock, super stock and masters. There is a super kids division...Read More

Acorn Concert Series has been added to your travel planner!
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Acorn Concert Series

Date: Saturday, June 30 5:30 p.m. gates open; 6:30 - 10:00 p.m. (CT)

Craft beer, wine, and local food favorites will be available to purchase during the concert. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. This is a family-friendly event. Smoking and outside beverages...Read More

Beverly Shores Garden and Art Walk has been added to your travel planner!
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Beverly Shores Garden and Art Walk

Date: Saturday, June 30 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p..m.

Association of Beverly Shores Residents and ERG will co-sponsor the annual Garden and Art Walk. Explore several different gardens, including a fairy garden, and observe on-site plein air...Read More

Gears of Hope - Duneland Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Gears of Hope - Duneland Tour

Date: Saturday, June 30 check-in 7:00 a.m. (CT)

Join cyclists and volunteers as they come together to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about reducing cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease. There...Read More

Lightning Bug Music Festival Family Overnight Campout has been added to your travel planner!
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Lightning Bug Music Festival Family Overnight Campout

Dates: June 30 - July 01, 2018 9:00 a.m. Saturday - 10:00 a.m. Sunday (CT)

This weekend adventure includes the chance to paddle the Little Calumet River, explore historic Bailly Homestead, meet the animals at Chellberg Farm and participate in a scavenger hunt, night hike,...Read More

July

Lightning Bug Music Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Lightning Bug Music Festival

Date: Sunday, July 01 Noon (CT)

Lightning Bug Music Festival is a family-friendly event. It is a celebration for music lovers, Lightning Bug also features regional craft beer and wine, kids' program area and a food truck village
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Fireworks on the Lakefront & State Parks Centennial Celebration has been added to your travel planner!
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Fireworks on the Lakefront & State Parks Centennial Celebration

Date: Monday, July 02 6:00 p.m. activities start; dusk fireworks begin; rain date will be Tuesday, July 3 (CT)

This event will take place at the Indiana Dunes State Park & the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Family-friendly event features food merchants, a live rock concert and fireworks. Please be...Read More

Family 4th Fest - Porter has been added to your travel planner!
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Family 4th Fest - Porter

Date: Wednesday, July 04 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. (CT)

Grab the family and head to Hawthorne Park for the Annual Family 4th Fest. This event kicks off with a parade & pancake breakfast and the day only gets better from there! Activities will include...Read More

Portage 4th of July Festival & Parade has been added to your travel planner!
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Portage 4th of July Festival & Parade

Date: Wednesday, July 04 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.; 11:00 a.m. parade; 5:00 p.m. festival begins (CT)

This year's theme for the Independence Day Parade and Festival is "The City of Portage Turns 50". Food vendors will be available with live music and fireworks at dusk.

Valparaiso 4th of July Celebration has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso 4th of July Celebration

Date: Wednesday, July 04 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. (CT)

There will be music and activities. The fireworks show begins after dusk. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Vendors will be available to purchase refreshments.

Shakespeare in the Park: Much Ado About Nothing has been added to your travel planner!
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Shakespeare in the Park: Much Ado About Nothing

Dates: July 06 - July 07, 2018 8:00 p.m. (CT)

Classic Comedy: Full of mistaken identity, physical humor, razor sharp wordplay and robust hilarity, Much Ado About Nothing is considered to be one Shakespeare's most beloved comedies....Read More

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

Dates: July 09 - July 13, 2018 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

Summer Outdoor Movies - Jumanji has been added to your travel planner!
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Summer Outdoor Movies - Jumanji

Date: Tuesday, July 10 At dusk (CT)

Summer nights are for relaxing, having fun and spending time with your family and friends. So plan to join in the park at the Summer Outdoor Movies. Watch some of the biggest hits from the past and...Read More

Kraft Auction has been added to your travel planner!
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Kraft Auction

Date: Wednesday, July 11 4:30 p.m. (CT)

This sale will feature 285 lots of vintage and antique toys. Online bidding available for these lots. Vehicles, antiques, furniture, tools household, collectibles and much more. Toy sale will start
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