Upcoming Events

November

Art Installation Unveiled - National Lakeshore's Douglas Center has been added to your travel planner!
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Art Installation Unveiled - National Lakeshore's Douglas Center

Date: Tuesday, November 20 1pm (CT)

Join in a celebration of local art inspired by the native flora and fauna of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. National Park Service staff and local artists will be cutting the ribbon for this...Read More

Sunset Hill Farm - Lights Drive Through has been added to your travel planner!
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Sunset Hill Farm - Lights Drive Through

Dates: November 22 - January 01, 2019 Dusk-9pm (CT)

Drive through Northwest Indiana's top holiday light display.  

A Charlie Brown Christmas has been added to your travel planner!
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A Charlie Brown Christmas

Dates: November 23 - December 16, 2018 Times vary by date (CT)

Experience the Peanuts characters everyone knows and loves brought to life on stage. Featuring the song, "Christmas Time is Here" and the music of Vince Guaraldi, A Charlie Brown...Read More

Black Friday Opt Outside Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Black Friday Opt Outside Hike

Date: Friday, November 23 1-3:30pm (CT)

Instead of shopping on Black Friday, "Opt Outside" for a free, expert-led, family-friendly hike at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Co-sponsored by Save the Dunes, the interactive hike...Read More

High Dunes Hike, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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High Dunes Hike, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Friday, November 23 10-11am (CT)

It's GREEN Friday, a day to opt outside! Celebrate with your family by joining the Naturalist for a hike to the summit of the state's highest sand dune. This is a fun alternative activity to the...Read More

Hometown Holiday Celebration has been added to your travel planner!
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Hometown Holiday Celebration

Date: Saturday, November 24 11am-7pm

Get into the holiday spirit and become a part of a unique Chesterton tradition. Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Duneland with an all-day hometown celebration. The Twilight Christmas Parade ends...Read More

Reptile Rendezvous, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Reptile Rendezvous, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Saturday, November 24 2-2:45pm (CT)

See the live turtles and snakes up-close in this fun program where you'll learn what the park's reptiles are doing to survive the cold winter months. Meet the Naturalist at the Nature Center.

Small Business Saturday has been added to your travel planner!
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Small Business Saturday

Date: Saturday, November 24 10am-8pm (CT)

Join in this year's events! There will be a Tree Lightening Ceremony, Santa Visits, Carriage Rides and the Twilight Christmas Parade. Local businesses will be open extended hours for holiday shopping.

Turkey Trek, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Turkey Trek, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Saturday, November 24 10-11am (CT)

Join the naturalist at the Nature Center for this easy walk where we explore for signs and learn all about the life of the turkey! Bring binoculars if you have them as you will look for fall...Read More

Turkey Trot Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Turkey Trot Hike

Date: Saturday, November 24 1-3pm (CT)

Join a ranger in search of wild turkey and other wildlife as you work off Thanksgiving dinner.

Pinhook Bog Upland Trail Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Pinhook Bog Upland Trail Hike

Date: Sunday, November 25 1-3pm (CT)

This overlooked trail hike showcases the bog's watershed as you hike a ravine, cross a bridge over a pond while surrounded by towering trees.

Thanksgiving for the Birds, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Thanksgiving for the Birds, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Sunday, November 25 10-10:30am (CT)

Sunflowers, suet cakes, and peanuts, oh my! Come help the Naturalist fill all of the feeders this morning at the Nature Center and learn the scoop on how you can attract birds to your backyard.

November is Dinovember Month has been added to your travel planner!
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November is Dinovember Month

Date: Wednesday, November 28 6-7pm (CT)

ROAR!!! Bring on the dinosaurs for Dinovember. Kids, ages 6-11 are invited to remember the dinosaurs with a fun fossil craft, T-Rex game, and more. It should be a ROARing good time. Registration is...Read More

CHS Annual Madrigal Dinner has been added to your travel planner!
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CHS Annual Madrigal Dinner

Dates: November 30 - December 02, 2018 7pm Friday; 4pm & 7pm Saturday; 2pm & 7pm Sunday (CT)

The CHS cafeteria will be transformed into a "Greate Hall" complete with Elizabethan settings and costumes for "Ye Olde Madrigal Christmas Feast." The Madrigal is set in the 16th...Read More

From a Bailly Point of View has been added to your travel planner!
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From a Bailly Point of View

Date: Friday, November 30 5-8pm (CT)

What do our belongings say about our identity? From a Bailly Point of View take a close look at Frances Howe, the last Bailly family member to live on the Bailly homestead in Porter County. This...Read More