Upcoming Events

May

5x5 at the Depot has been added to your travel planner!
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5x5 at the Depot

Date: Friday, May 11 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (CT)

The Depot will be presenting a special art exhibit. All of the works are 5" x 5" and have been specifically created for this exhibit. More than 55 regional artists have donated pieces that...Read More

Depot Friday has been added to your travel planner!
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Depot Friday

Dates: May 11 - October 12, 2018 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (CT)

The museum shares the historic pink stucco building known as the depot with the South Shore train station. Inside visitors can find history, art exhibits, and a gift shop. A reception is held on the...Read More

Brincka-Cross House and Gardens Tours has been added to your travel planner!
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Brincka-Cross House and Gardens Tours

Date: Saturday, May 12 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. (CT)

Have you ever been to Brincka-Cross Gardens? It's a hidden treasure in Pine Township with a fun history, quirky house, and exceptional gardens. Join them for a tour of this beautiful property....Read More

Region Games has been added to your travel planner!
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Region Games

Date: Saturday, May 12 Noon - 5;00 p.m. (CT)

Lace up those tennis shoes for a field day with a purpose. Join the region's young professionals for a day of fun, complete with: Tug-A-War, Relay games, Trivia, Giant Jenga, and Cornhole. If you...Read More

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

Date: Saturday, May 12 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. (CT)

Join members of the Chicago Astronomical Society to get a closer look at the evening sky over Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Weather permitting, see star clusters, galaxies, nebulae, planets,...Read More

Mother's Day at Gabis Arboretum has been added to your travel planner!
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Mother's Day at Gabis Arboretum

Date: Sunday, May 13 Check website for times (CT)

Bring your mom out for a scenic carriage ride through the Arboretum. Moms receive free admission.

Mother's Day Shuttle Bus Tours has been added to your travel planner!
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Mother's Day Shuttle Bus Tours

Date: Sunday, May 13 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Join a ranger for a two-hour tour of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in one of the park's heated, 15-passenger shuttle buses. This is a great way to see the park's amazing winter landscapes without...Read More

Mother's Day Wildflower Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Mother's Day Wildflower Hike

Date: Sunday, May 13 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. & 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. (CT)

Join a ranger at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Heron Rookery for a two-hour wildflower hike to see that woodland flowers are blooming. The Heron Rookery is perhaps the best location in the...Read More

Coffee Creek Farmers Market has been added to your travel planner!
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Coffee Creek Farmers Market

Dates: May 16 - October 17, 2018 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. (CT)

Porter County's first producer only market features local farmers, specialty food producers, and food trucks. The Coffee Creek Farmers Market will be held every Wednesday from May through October....Read More

Kraft Auction has been added to your travel planner!
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Kraft Auction

Date: Wednesday, May 16 4:30 p.m. (CT)

This sale will feature 285 lots of vintage and antique toys. Online bidding available for these lots. Vehicles, antiques, furniture, tools household, collectibles and much more. Toy sale will start
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Lunchtime Cabaret Series - The Songs of Irving Berlin has been added to your travel planner!
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Lunchtime Cabaret Series - The Songs of Irving Berlin

Date: Wednesday, May 16 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

George Gershwin is quoted as saying "Irving Berlin is the greatest songwriter that ever lived" and Broadway choreographer and director Jerome Kern famously said "Irving Berlin has no ...Read More

Indiana Dunes Birding Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Indiana Dunes Birding Festival

Dates: May 17 - May 20, 2018 Check website for times (CT)

Join in these four days of fantastic birding at Indiana's number one birding attraction. Celebrate the amazing spring migration on Lake Michigan's southern shore with field trips, presentations, live...Read More

Introduction to the Tall Grass Prairie has been added to your travel planner!
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Introduction to the Tall Grass Prairie

Date: Thursday, May 17 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. (CT)

Discover the intriguing history and people who are part of the story of the Midwestern tallgrass prairie. Then, explore the arboretum's signature grasses and wildflowers and hear about their uses by...Read More

Time Traveler's Jubilee - The Indiana Dunes has been added to your travel planner!
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Time Traveler's Jubilee - The Indiana Dunes

Date: Thursday, May 17 Performances at 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. (CT)

The time machine will take to life around the time of the Civil War...you know, when the Memorial Opera House was built by veterans. That's when President Abe Lincoln gets the ball moving to protect...Read More

Music Heritage Series at the National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Music Heritage Series at the National Lakeshore

Date: Friday, May 18 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

Join in with the Save the Tunes Council as they perform traditional music associated with the sounds of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Tune up your vocal cords and gather for a sing-a-long....Read More