Upcoming Events

October

Kankakee River Sandhill Crane Paddle has been added to your travel planner!
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Kankakee River Sandhill Crane Paddle

Date: Sunday, October 14 10:00 a.m. - dusk (CT)

Join Northwest Indiana Paddlers, family, and friends for this annual fall event. A relaxing 8.6 mile paddle down the Kankakee River will e followed by a trip to Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area...Read More

Burn's Harbor Trunk or Treat has been added to your travel planner!
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Burn's Harbor Trunk or Treat

Date: Friday, October 19 5:00 - 8:00 pm. (CT)

Burn's Harbor's Food Truck Square is proud to host their annual Trunk or Treat. 

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

Dates: October 19 - October 20, 2018 Fri. 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.; Sat.11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (CT)

Get ready for two days of costumes, tricks, treats, spooks and more with the Fall Harvest Festival. Friday night fun: Dress up in your spookiest or silliest costume and go door-to-door all throughout...Read More

Annual NWI Storytelling Festival & Ghost Stories! has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual NWI Storytelling Festival & Ghost Stories!

Date: Saturday, October 20 10:30 - noon p.m. (CT)

The Nature Center Auditorium will come alive with a variety of stories told with puppets and props to enthrall children of all ages. Afterward, bring a blanket and enjoy a night of fright in an...Read More

Fall Friends of the Library Sale has been added to your travel planner!
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Fall Friends of the Library Sale

Dates: October 20 - October 21, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (CT)

There will be thousands of books of all sorted and spread throughout a number of rooms and hallways on the second floor of the library. Prices for newer and special books will be individually marked....Read More

Haunted Hayride has been added to your travel planner!
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Haunted Hayride

Dates: October 25 - October 27, 2018 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. (CT)

A haunted Halloween event. Concessions will be available. NOT recommended for children ages 3 and under.

Trick or Treat the Downtown has been added to your travel planner!
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Trick or Treat the Downtown

Date: Friday, October 26 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. (CT)

Bring your costumed kiddos to downtown Chesterton & Porter for the annual Trick or Treat the Downtown event. Start your trick or treating off at the Duneland/Chesterton Chamber of Commerce for...Read More

"Howl"oween in the Dunes! has been added to your travel planner!
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"Howl"oween in the Dunes!

Date: Saturday, October 27 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

Get spooked and thrilled this Halloween at Indiana Dunes State Park. The activities will take place throughout the weekend.

Scheduled Events:

Critter with Costumes - 10am

Creepy Campground...Read More

European Market's Pumpkin Palooza has been added to your travel planner!
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European Market's Pumpkin Palooza

Date: Saturday, October 27 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; 10:00 a.m. kids contest; 11:00 a.m. puppy contest (CT)

Enjoy trick-or-treating with the merchants, free pumpkin decorating and a costume contest for kids.

November

Ice Skating under the Urschel Pavilion has been added to your travel planner!
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Ice Skating under the Urschel Pavilion

Dates: November 01 - December 31, 2018 Check website for times

Grab your friends, bring the kids, snag your spouse and come out to skate at the William E. Urschel Pavilion. Open skating takes place 7 days a week. 

Peter and the Starcatcher has been added to your travel planner!
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Peter and the Starcatcher

Dates: November 09 - November 25, 2018 Fri. & Sat. 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a Peter Pan).
 
A young orphan and his mates are
...Read More

Annual Craft and Vendor Fair has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual Craft and Vendor Fair

Date: Saturday, November 10 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Shop with local vendors and enjoy a day of shopping fun. 

Interwoven Expressions has been added to your travel planner!
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Interwoven Expressions

Date: Saturday, November 10 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CT)

See exquisite original creations from hands that weave, dye, knit, felt, stitch, and design contemporary and traditional fashions, home decor and holiday gifts.

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

Date: Saturday, November 10 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. (CT)

Join members of the Chicago Astronomical Society to get a closer look at the evening sky over Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Weather permitting, see star clusters, galaxies, nebulae, planets,...Read More

Lunchtime Cabaret Series - Star Spangled Cabaret - A Veteran's Day Salute has been added to your travel planner!
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Lunchtime Cabaret Series - Star Spangled Cabaret - A Veteran's Day Salute

Date: Wednesday, November 14 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

The Memorial Opera House wouldn't be where she is without the brave men and women who have fought for freedom! Join as they enjoy the anniversary of their great memorial by saluting those who made it...Read More