Upcoming Events

May

Science in the National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Science in the National Lakeshore

Date: Saturday, May 25 2-4pm (CT)

Gia Wagner-Savannas. Meet local experts and scientists who are conducting research in the national park. Examine the knowledge gained by researchers during a presentation on their work and a short...Read More

Bailly/Chellberg History Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Bailly/Chellberg History Hike

Date: Sunday, May 26 2-4pm (CT)

Explore the grounds of both historic homes. Learn about early settlers and farmers who came to the region in the 1800s.

Feeding at the Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Feeding at the Farm

Date: Sunday, May 26 4:30-5pm (CT)

help feed the farm animals at the historic Chellberg Farm.

Help Feed the Farm Animals at Chellberg Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Help Feed the Farm Animals at Chellberg Farm

Dates: May 26 - October 27, 2019 4:30-5pm (CT)

Come help a ranger feed the farm animals every Sunday at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's historic Chellberg farm. The farm's current residents include cows, pigs, and chickens.

Movie Screening - Indiana Dunes Visitor Center has been added to your travel planner!
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Movie Screening - Indiana Dunes Visitor Center

Date: Monday, May 27 2-3pm (CT)

Join a ranger in the Visitor Center's theatre for a screening of a Memorial Day themed documentary.

June

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 01 11am-3pm (CT)

This year the walk will feature the gardens of the historic Bartlett Home of Beverly Shores. Visitors will also explore several different gardens, including a fairy garden, as well as on-site Plein...Read More

Jammin' with Save the Dunes has been added to your travel planner!
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Jammin' with Save the Dunes

Date: Saturday, June 01 4-10pm (CT)

Local beer, wine, food, and great music can be found at this family-friendly event to support local non-profits and Save the Dunes. Come jam with us under the stars!

Valparaiso Market has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso Market

Dates: June 01 - October 19, 2019 8am-2pm (CT)

Shop the Valparaiso Market weekly for fresh local produce, handmade products, and beautiful plants and flowers. The fresh produce will liven up your favorite recipes. Stop by weekly for lunch on the...Read More

Cruise Night - Portage has been added to your travel planner!
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Cruise Night - Portage

Dates: June 04 - June 25, 2019 5-8pm (CT)

Enjoy a classic car cruise-in, groovy music, food vendors on site and a raffle prizes drawn every hour. Held every Tuesday night in June.

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

Dates: June 04 - June 25, 2019 6-7:30pm (CT)

All concerts will be held indoors at either Sycamore Hall or Oakwood Grand Hall. Concerts are open to the public. Bring the whole family. Through a collaboration between Portage Parks &
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Market on the Square has been added to your travel planner!
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Market on the Square

Dates: June 07 - June 28, 2019 3-9pm (CT)

Market on the Square will be held every Friday evening in June. They will have fresh produce, unique crafts, vendors, and food trucks/ten. Music will begin at 6 pm. Plus a family-friendly movie at
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Movie in the Park - Portage has been added to your travel planner!
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Movie in the Park - Portage

Dates: June 07 - June 28, 2019 5-10pm (CT)

Free movie in the park at the Indiana American Water Amphitheater. Concessions will be available for purchase. The movie will begin at dusk. Bring a blanket or chairs. Held every Friday night in...Read More

Chalk the Walk at Porter County Courthouse has been added to your travel planner!
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Chalk the Walk at Porter County Courthouse

Date: Saturday, June 08 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (CT)

The drawings will encircle the courthouse square sidewalks. Come and view the work in progress. Although the chalk is not toxic or permanent, it is so bright and intense the drawings will last for...Read More

National Get Outdoors Day has been added to your travel planner!
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National Get Outdoors Day

Date: Saturday, June 08 11am-3pm (CT)

The Dunes Learning Center's biggest event of the year! Join naturalists, National Park Service rangers and others for a full day of guided activities and adventures in the great outdoors. Free...Read More

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

Date: Saturday, June 08 8:30-10:30pm (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 Lakeshore.