The Chesterton Arts District is a vibrant collective of arts-aligned organizations and creative businesses dedicated to promoting and nurturing the arts in the Duneland community. This new initiative aims to champion a thriving arts scene and position Chesterton as a regional destination for…Read More
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Category: Arts & Entertainment
Since 1893, the Memorial Opera House has been an impressive part of downtown Valparaiso, hosting hundreds of theatrical and community events over the years. Most people don't know that legends such as John Phillip Sousa and the Marx Brothers have graced the stage. In recent years, downtown…Read More
If you enjoy live performances that stretch the boundaries of the ordinary, then you'll love the Chicago Street Theatre. Its stadium-style seating holds 130 people, and the players offer many productions yearly, from comedies and dramas to musicals and family shows. The theatre has also won national…Read More
Located in Valparaiso, the 49er Drive-In Theatre is Northwest Indiana's only drive-in theater and one of only around 300 in the entire country. This beloved Indiana Dunes area attraction has been showing movies for over 60 years. It retains its original look and classic design but is updated with a…Read More
By now I’ve written enough blog posts here at the tourism offices that my bosses might be catching on: when there’s a chance to get out of the office - I take it! This week, I journeyed to Art Barn, a peaceful art studio located halfway between Chesterton and Valparaiso. Here’s what you should know…Read More