Upcoming Events

November

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

Date: Wednesday, November 14 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

Prehistoric Porter County has been added to your travel planner!
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Prehistoric Porter County

Dates: January 03 - December 29, 2018 9am-5pm Wednesday - Saturday (CT)

In 1909, Porter County farmer Myron Benedict was plowing his field when he came across what appeared to be a massive tooth. It was harvest season, and the busy farmer threw the tooth in a corncrib...Read More

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 8pm Friday & Saturday; 3pm Sunday (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
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Annual ARTability Art Show and Sale has been added to your travel planner!
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Annual ARTability Art Show and Sale

Date: Friday, November 16 6-8:30pm (CT)

Join Opportunity Enterprises as they showcase the work created by the men and women of the Art Enrichment Program, including framed canvas works and functional ceramic pieces. ARTability features
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International Games Day @ The Library has been added to your travel planner!
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International Games Day @ The Library

Date: Friday, November 16 4:30-6:30pm Hageman Branch; 6:30-8:30pm Thomas Branch

Bring a friend or meet someone new at the celebration of International Game Day 2018! There will be a variety of board games ready to play, including Exploring Kittens, Archipelago, Ticket To Ride,...Read More

The Unstoppables at Elements Wine Bar has been added to your travel planner!
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The Unstoppables at Elements Wine Bar

Dates: July 27 - December 08, 2018 7-10pm (CT)

Elements Wine Bar is a place to gather for people who love wine and good music. Choose your glass and then choose your wine, while you listen to live entertainment. They carry a...Read More

Douglas Center Open House at National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Douglas Center Open House at National Lakeshore

Dates: May 05 - December 16, 2018 9am-4pm (CT)

Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end Visitor Center, especially the new Nature Play Zone where unstructured play in nature is the tradition. Help feed the center's resident turtles...Read More

Drop-in Volunteering Opportunity at National Lakeshore - Miller Woods has been added to your travel planner!
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Drop-in Volunteering Opportunity at National Lakeshore - Miller Woods

Date: Saturday, November 17 9am-noon (CT)

Join staff and fellow volunteers in helping to care for your local national park. All equipment and protective gear including gloves and eye protection will be provided.  

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, November 17 1-3pm (CT)

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

Saturdays @ PoCo Muse has been added to your travel planner!
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Saturdays @ PoCo Muse

Dates: January 20 - December 15, 2018 1-4pm (CT)

On the third Saturday of each month, the Porter County Museum features a story that is given a special emphasis. These are often exhibit openings, highlights of future exhibit topics, or developed...Read More

Smithsonian Museum Day at the PoCo Muse has been added to your travel planner!
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Smithsonian Museum Day at the PoCo Muse

Dates: October 20 - December 15, 2018 11am-4pm (CT)

Stop by the PoCo Muse during Smithsonian Museum Day to see Selling the Dream: Bartletts' Beverly Shores one last time before it closes forever. Peruse three original, incredibly detailed...Read More

Tellabration Storytelling Workshop - Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Tellabration Storytelling Workshop - Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Saturday, November 17 10-11:30am & 1:30-3pm (CT)

Members of the Northwest Indiana Storytellers will be hosting a Tellabration where stories are shared all over the world on this date. Please join them for this informative storytelling workshop...Read More

Winter Lights Night Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Winter Lights Night Festival

Date: Saturday, November 17 3-8pm (CT)

Come enjoy holiday magic for the whole family. Meet Santa, make crafts, decorate cookies, sing carols, take a wagon ride to preview the light displays and enjoy a dazzling fireworks display.

Beach Glass Jewelry Class, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Beach Glass Jewelry Class, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Sunday, November 18 1-2:30pm (CT)

Learn the art of wire-wrapping and make your own beach glass or stone jewelry during this 1.5-hour session. This is a great way to make a handmade gift just in time for the holidays. Space is limited...Read More

Miller Woods Hike - Sundays has been added to your travel planner!
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Miller Woods Hike - Sundays

Dates: November 04 - November 25, 2018 1:30-3:30pm (CT)

Join a ranger for a hike through Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's beautiful Miller Woods. The hike starts at the National Lakeshore's Paul H. Douglas Center. The hike is spectacular in its varied...Read More