Upcoming Events

January

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

Dates: January 01 - December 26, 2020 Check website for times

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

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been added to your travel planner!
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Dates: January 24 - February 02, 2020 Check website for times

15-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain: He is exceptional at mathematics but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests ...Read More

Beach Discovery Walk has been added to your travel planner!
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Beach Discovery Walk

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020 Check website for times (CT)

Meet the Naturalist at the east side of the Beach Pavilion for a 45-minute exploratory walk along the state park beach. You'll see what mysteries may have washedup and if the shelf ice is starting to...Read More

Big Barn Beer Fest has been added to your travel planner!
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Big Barn Beer Fest

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020 Check website for times (CT)

Sample some of the best craft beer from all over the region while supporting The Lake Area United Way and local NWI food pantries.In addition to unlimited sampling of over 100 craft beers, there will...Read More

Daddy Daughter Date Night has been added to your travel planner!
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Daddy Daughter Date Night

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020 Check website for times

A date with dad. Dinner, dancing and fun. No age limits. Advanced ticket purchase necessary

Midwest Rail Rangers on the South Shore Line has been added to your travel planner!
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Midwest Rail Rangers on the South Shore Line

Dates: January 04 - December 27, 2020 Check website for times

Upcoming program dates are listed a few months in advance at www.railrangers.org. Narration is provided in only one car of the train (look for yellow signs while walking through the train); there is...Read More

PCMGA Annual Gardening Show has been added to your travel planner!
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PCMGA Annual Gardening Show

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020

The Annual Gardening Show sponsored by Purdue University Cooperative Extension and its Porter County Master Gardeners is one of the largest seed & bulb exchanges in the country, a garden...Read More

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

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020 Check website for times

Meet local scientists or experts conducting research in the national park. There will be a 45-minute presentation about their research.

Snowshoe Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Snowshoe Hike

Dates: January 04 - January 25, 2020 Check website for times

Try out snowshoeing on a ranger-led hike, A limited number of snowshoes are available for loan or you can bring your own. If there is not enough snow, we will offer a traditional hike instead. This...Read More

Miller Woods Hike on the Paul H. Douglas Trail has been added to your travel planner!
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Miller Woods Hike on the Paul H. Douglas Trail

Dates: January 05 - January 26, 2020 Check website for times

Meet at the Paul H. Douglas Center for a ranger-led hike through Miller Woods on the Paul H. Douglas Trail to the shore of Lake Michigan. This amazing hike goes through a globally rare black oak...Read More