Upcoming Events

September

Singing Sands Stargaze has been added to your travel planner!
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Singing Sands Stargaze

Date: Saturday, September 07 Check website for times

Meet local astronomers from the Calumet Astronomical Society for a night ofstargazing. Special telescopes will be set up as well as periodic constellationtalks. Bring a blanket and join on the main...Read More

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

Date: Saturday, September 07 Check website for times

The Valparaiso Popcorn Festival continues to offer family-fun activities for all ages. Over 250 arts and crafts booths, 35 food booths, kids' games, a five-mile Popcorn Panic, two live music stages...Read More

Mount Baldy Open House has been added to your travel planner!
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Mount Baldy Open House

Date: Sunday, September 08 Check website for times

Explore the issues and science around the park's largest living dune. Drop by the Mt. Baldy parking lot to talk with park staff and enjoy hands-on activities. Held every Sunday in August.

Valpo Doll & Bear Show has been added to your travel planner!
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Valpo Doll & Bear Show

Date: Sunday, September 08 Check website for times

It's the largest show in NW Indiana of antiques, vintage and collectible dolls, bears and miniatures, doll furniture and anything doll related, old and new.

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 12 Check website for times

Ticket includes all canvas/painting supplies, a buffet-style dinner from El Cantarito, open bar, and a beautiful view. Only 40 tickets will be sold. Must be at least 21 years of age.

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

Dates: September 13 - September 14, 2019 Check website for times

Come out and enjoy two full days of music, crafts, and of course bacon! Bacon Fest is two days this year, which means double the Bacon.

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

Date: Friday, September 13 Check website for times

Join a ranger for a sunset and campfire program at the Indiana Dunes National Park'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 in the National Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Art in the National Park

Date: Saturday, September 14 Check website for times

Join artists from the Art Barn and learn how to paint your own dunes inspired painting. Registration requires, please call 219-395-1882. Limited 20 people per class.

Drop-in Volunteering has been added to your travel planner!
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Drop-in Volunteering

Date: Saturday, September 14 Check website for times

Join the staff and fellow volunteers in helping to care for your local national park. Wear comfortable clothes, work gloves and equipment will be provided.

Full Moon Hike, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Full Moon Hike, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Saturday, September 14 Check website for times

Join Naturalist and volunteers for this special hike to Lake Michigan and back. Meet at the Nature Center at 7 pm for a presentation about our moon along with come "Stellar" treats. The hike begins...Read More