Upcoming Events

March

Corkscrew & Brew has been added to your travel planner!
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Corkscrew & Brew

Date: Saturday, March 16 Noon-4pm (CT)

Set in Chesterton's beautiful Thomas Centennial Park, the Annual Corkscrew & Brew will gather local wineries and breweries for this springtime, tasting. There will be food available for purchase...Read More

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, March 16 1-3pm (CT)

Kids of all ages are invited to spend a couple of hours having fun in nature. Join a ranger and explore Miller Woods, build a fort, climb a tree, create awesome nature art, and so much more.

Running with the Irish 5K has been added to your travel planner!
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Running with the Irish 5K

Date: Saturday, March 16 8:30am (CT)

This event consists of a 5K run, a 1/2 mile kid's fun run, and a 5K non competitive fitness walk.

Hop On Over has been added to your travel planner!
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Hop On Over

Date: Sunday, March 17 1pm (CT)

Festivities begin with a spectacular Easter Egg Hunt followed by visits with the Easter Bunny.

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

Dates: March 17 - March 31, 2019 1:30-3:30pm (CT)

The hike starts at the National Lakeshore's Paul H. Douglas Center and travels through varied habitats including rare and beautiful black oak savanna and offers incredible views of Lake Michigan and...Read More

Live Entertainment Concert Series - Whiskey Brothers has been added to your travel planner!
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Live Entertainment Concert Series - Whiskey Brothers

Date: Thursday, March 21 7pm (CT)

The Whiskey Brothers is Chicagoland's premier Irish band, playing traditional jigs and reels, fun sing-a-long songs, beautiful Irish ballads, American music with an Irish flair, and much more!...Read More

Thursday Night Noir! - Kansas City Confidential (1952) has been added to your travel planner!
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Thursday Night Noir! - Kansas City Confidential (1952)

Date: Thursday, March 21 7pm (CT)

Spend an evening in the shadowy world of noir, with hard-boiled detectives, femme fatales, and capers gone haywire. A presentation and discussion will follow each screening. These events are free...Read More

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

Date: Saturday, March 23 2-4pm (CT)

Gia Wagner-Savannas. Meet local experts and scientists who are conducting research in the national park. Examine the knowledge gained by researchers during a presentation on their work and a short...Read More

Stargazing Through Telescopes has been added to your travel planner!
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Stargazing Through Telescopes

Date: Saturday, March 23 7-9pm (CT)

Join fellow astronomy lovers and enjoy our night sky from one of the darkest spots in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Telescopes will be provided for your viewing pleasure.

Tree Grafting Workshop has been added to your travel planner!
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Tree Grafting Workshop

Date: Saturday, March 23 9am-noon (CT)

Learn the art and science of grafting, and get ready for spring at this half-day workshop. Working in partnership with the National Park Service, US Forest Service, and Purdue Extension, you'll...Read More

Shuttle Bus Tours has been added to your travel planner!
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Shuttle Bus Tours

Date: Sunday, March 24 1:30-3:30pm (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

Our Town has been added to your travel planner!
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Our Town

Dates: March 29 - March 31, 2019 8pm Friday; 2pm Saturday and Sunday (CT)

Described by Edward Albee as "...the greatest American play ever written," the story follows the small town of Grover's Corners through three acts: "Daily Life", "Love...Read More

Badass Women of the Dunes Bus Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Badass Women of the Dunes Bus Tour

Date: Saturday, March 30 9:30am-3:30pm (CT)

Hop on the Badass Bus and learn about the legacies of women who made history but might not be talked about in history books! You will explore, hike, and discuss the places in or near the...Read More

Where to Fish in the National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Where to Fish in the National Lakeshore

Date: Saturday, March 30 1:30-2:30pm (CT)

Join local fishing expert and park ranger Ryan Koepke to learn some of the best fishing locations in the national lakeshore and surrounding area.

Where to Fish in the National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Where to Fish in the National Lakeshore

Date: Sunday, March 31 1:30-2:30pm (CT)

Join local fishing expert and park ranger Ryan Koepke to learn some of the best fishing locations in the national lakeshore and surrounding area.