Events for the month of July 2012 in Porter County
Arts and Crafts
|Basket Weaving class - 07/28/2012 - 07/29/2012|
Basket weaving class taught by award winning weaver Karen Gubnitz.
|Create-A-Bookmark at WPL - 07/02/2012 - 07/31/2012|
Create-A-Bookmark takes place at WPL during the month of July.
|A Midsummer Night's Dream - 07/13/2012 - 07/14/2012|
BE ENCHANTED! Summer is the perfect time for Shakespeare's much-beloved comedy where mischief, mayhem, fairies, lovers, and buffoons collide.
|Bits & Bytes: Word 2 Class at Thomas Library - 07/26/2012|
Westchester Public Library offers continued computer training classes.
|Junk-in-the-Trunk - 07/14/2012|
Join us for an open air, multiple vendor, rummage sale. Saturday, July 14th from 8am-1pm at Woodland Park.
|Mad About Mysteries Presents Reviewer's Choice - 07/11/2012 - 07/14/2012|
Mad About Mysteries is a series for mystery lovers.
|Summer Outdoor Movies - 06/12/2012 - 07/31/2012|
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy outdoor movies under the stars!
|Summer Rhapsody Music Festival - 06/16/2012 - 08/26/2012|
The event that opened the park last year is back and we've added 9 additional concerts to make this a summer long event! We will open the season with the Summer Rhapsody Festival Orchestra on Saturday, June 16 at 7pm with a tribute to American fi
|Thursday Adventures at WPL - 07/12/2012|
Westchester Public Library's summer reading program for children.
|Westchester Public Library Children's Summer Reading Finale - 07/21/2012|
The children's reading program will end with a fun finale on July 21.
|Your Feet in the Sand, a Book in Your Hand: Summer Reading for Young Adults and Adults @ WPL - 06/10/2012 - 07/07/2012|
Summer Reading at Westchester Public Library begins on June 10. The easiest reading program you'll ever be part of!
|Adults & Young Adults Learn to Draw at Thomas Library - 07/10/2012 - 07/19/2012|
Noted artist Donna Krizek will teach a 6-session program.
|Children's Calligraphy at Hageman Library - 06/19/2012 - 07/17/2012|
Children in grades 4 and up are invited to Hageman Library to learn the beautiful art of Calligraphy.
|Conversational Spanish for Teens & Adults at Hageman Library - 06/18/2012 - 07/11/2012|
Vivian Draves will teach a Spanish class for teens and adults at Hageman Library, Porter.
|Go Fly a Kite - 07/28/2012|
Come out to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and learn to make kites at the Paul H. Douglas Center.
|Hola! Spanish for Grades 3-6 at Hageman Library - 06/06/2012 - 07/11/2012|
An 8-week introductory Spanish program for kids in grades 3-6.
|It's a Girl's World Science Club at Hageman Library - 07/12/2012 - 09/27/2012|
A science club for girls in grades 4-6.
|Museum Hosts Photography History Camp - 07/17/2012 - 07/20/2012|
Sixth annual history camp.
|Wings of Freedom Tour 2012 - 07/30/2012 - 08/01/2012|
Explore WWII bomber and fighter aircraft inside and out.
Environment / Nature
|15th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest - 07/14/2012|
Annual Sand Sculpture contest for kids of all ages at Indiana Dunes State Park.
|First Friday Reception - 07/06/2012 - 08/03/2012|
Start your First Friday tour at the The Depot Gallery in Beverly Shores, IN.
|Porter County Fair - 07/19/2012 - 07/29/2012|
Fair includes free entertainment, food, carnival rides, 4H exhibits, livestock shows and grandstand shows.
|Chesterton's European Market - 05/05/2012 - 10/27/2012|
Chesterton’s European Market provides a strong tradition of quality shopping and live entertainment within a festive community experience.
|Portage Community Farmer's Market - 06/03/2012 - 09/30/2012|
The Portage Community Farmer's Market is a great place to buy fresh picked produce, breads, jams, jellies, hand made pastries and much more.
|Schoolhouse Shop Farmer's Market - 05/04/2012 - 10/06/2012|
Labriola artisan bread, gourmet foods, gifts; candies, contemporary apparel at Dune Clothiers, cards & stationery, floral shop, toys & games, home accents, patio plate lunches.
Food / Beverage
|Eat Up Wine Down - First Thursdays - 11/03/2011 - 12/06/2012|
$5 Food and Drink Specials at Valpo Dining Restaurants the First Thursday of EVERY Month.
|Beaches and Resorts - 06/15/2012 - 08/15/2012|
The Beverly Shores Historical Museum and Art Gallery will feature a new exhibit.
|Tools Exhibit - 04/13/2012 - 07/22/2012|
Porter County Museum's exhibit on all types of tools from the last two hundred years.
|Wolf Mansion Tours - 04/27/2012 - 12/23/2012|
Wolf Mansion Victorian Italianate, built in 1875, is listed on the national historic register.
|Fireworks on the Lakefront - 07/03/2012|
A 4th of July celebration!
|Portage Independence Day Festivities - 07/04/2012|
Join the City of Portage on Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 for a day of celebration!
|"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - 07/20/2012 - 07/28/2012|
Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream."
|Lunchtime Cabaret: The Women of the Silver Screen - 07/25/2012|
Come celebrate the golden age of movie musical magic. Listen and relive those classic moments of the big screen.
|Music in the Park - 06/19/2012 - 08/27/2012|
Music in the Park Concert Series. Come out to a free concert at Woodland Park starting June 17th and continuing every Tuesday till the end of August.
|Portage Summer Music in the Park - 06/12/2012 - 08/28/2012|
Summer Music in the Park will be presented each Tuesday night.
|Shakespeare in the Park - 07/13/2012 - 07/14/2012|
FREE performances in Central Park Plaza on Friday, July 13 & Saturday, July 14 at dusk. Street Festival begins at 6 p.m. Local restaurants will offer food, wine and beer.
|Summer Bandstand Concert and Family Film Series - 06/08/2012 - 08/10/2012|
An old-fashion concert series featuring a variety of traditional music, followed by a movie suitable for family viewing.
|WPL Summer Concert/Film Series - 07/06/2012|
WPL's summer concert and film series.