Events for the month of September 2012 in Porter County
|Fall Festival Horse Show - 09/15/2012 - 09/16/2012|
Annual Fall Festival Horse Show.
|Llama Showcase - 09/29/2012 - 09/30/2012|
A llama showcase exhibition.
Arts and Crafts
|Crafts with Ronnie - 09/18/2012 - 12/20/2012|
Crafts with Ronnie for kids in grades 4-6 at Hageman Library.
|Origami Club - 09/29/2012|
Origami Club takes place monthly at Thomas Library.
|Book signing: "Talking Landscapes: The Indiana Dunes." - 09/08/2012|
Northwest Indiana native Paula McHugh will sign copies of her book, "Talking Landscapes: The Indiana Dunes."
|Celebration of the Arts - 09/15/2012 - 09/16/2012|
"A really cool established art fair in a wooded setting."
|Banned Books Week at Westchester Public Library - 09/30/2012 - 10/06/2012|
Banned Books Week will be celebrated with a display of banned books at both Thomas Library and Hageman Library
|Elite Young Writer's Club - 09/24/2012 - 10/08/2012|
Grades 4-8 register now for the Elite Young Writer's Club at Hageman Library.
|Family Game Night - 09/07/2012|
Family Game Night is a relaxing evening at Thomas Library.
|Friday Night at the Movies: Hunger Games - 09/14/2012 - 05/10/2013|
Friday Night at the Movies takes place the second Friday of each month from September-May.
|Lego Club - 09/14/2012|
Lego Club is a monthly activity for kids at Thomas Library.
|Social Networking Class at Thomas Library - 09/26/2012|
Bits & Bytes computer classes are available at Thomas Library.
|College Planning 101 - 09/17/2012|
Navigating the college admissions process is not always easy.
|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.
|Medicare 101 - 09/13/2012|
Medicare overview at Thomas Library.
|Plant Problem Sleuthing - 09/15/2012|
Learn to diagnose your plants' problems and where to find more information on what's bugging them.
|Spill Journaling and Creative Writing - 09/12/2012 - 09/19/2012|
Spill Journaling for Young Adults takes place in two sessions at Thomas Library.
Environment / Nature
|Donor Appreciation Day - 09/08/2012|
Donor Appreciation Hike and Luncheon at John M. Coulter Nature Preserve. Bringing Nature Home Individual Awards Saturday — September 8, 2012 9:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. Please RSVP by September 5th with the numb
|Volunteering at Kankakee Sands - 09/13/2012 - 11/29/2012|
Come join staff and volunteers for a morning of volunteering on the prairies of Kankakee Sands.
|Girl Scouts: A 100th Anniversary Display - 09/05/2012 - 09/16/2012|
Celebrate the Girl Scouts' centennial with a visit to the Westchester Township History Museum.
|Tractor Pull - 09/02/2012|
Old-fashioned tractor pull. Come out and join the fun!
|Valparaiso Popcorn Festival - 09/08/2012|
The Valparaiso Popcorn Festival is located in beautiful downtown Valparaiso.
|Wizard of Oz Festival - 09/14/2012 - 09/16/2012|
Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Chesterton for the largest celebration of MGM’s classic Wizard of Oz.
|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.
|Pines Supper Club - 09/15/2012|
Pines Village will turn Porter County Expo Center into a supper club as a fund raiser for their emergency shelter for older adults.
|Tailgate Chili Challenge - 09/21/2012|
Held in the Chesterton/Duneland Chamber of Commerce parking lot, the Chili Challenge takes place just prior to the CHS Homecoming Parade.
|Taste of Duneland - 09/01/2012|
The 5th annual Taste of Duneland will highlight the many cuisines in the Duneland area.
|Fall Harvest Festival - 09/28/2012 - 09/30/2012|
Demonstration of farming in the early 1900’s with steam and gas powered equipment.
|History Comes Alive! - 09/08/2012 - 09/09/2012|
An entire weekend of history themed programming at Indiana Dunes State Park.
|The Gettysburg Campaign - 09/20/2012|
Thomas Murphy will present a program about the Gettysburg Campaign and the Indiana regiments involved.
|Wolf Mansion Tours - 04/27/2012 - 12/23/2012|
Wolf Mansion Victorian Italianate, built in 1875, is listed on the national historic register.
|9/11 Tribute Concert - 09/11/2012|
The Coffee Creek Watershed Conservancy is hosting a free concert on Sept. 11, 2012.
|SHOUT! The Mod Musical - 09/28/2012 - 10/07/2012|
From cover-to-cover SHOUT! Travels in time from 1960 to 1970 chronicling the dawning liberation of women.
|The Music of Frank Loesser - 09/19/2012|
You may or may not have heard of this man, but you have most definitely heard of his music! Loesser will leave you wanting more!
Sporting Events Participant
|Popcorn Panic Run/Walk - 09/08/2012|
The Popcorn Panic is a 5 mile run or 5 mile walk that is running for the 34th year. Held in conjunction with the Popcorn Festival.
|Salmon Slam Fishing Tournament - 09/15/2012|
The Salmon Slam is set for Sept. 15 with a big bump in payouts thanks to the city of Portage.