Category Archives: Attractions

LaPorte County Historical Museum Opens!

     The reopening of the La Porte County Historical Society Museum will take place Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Resuming its normal hours the museum will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time the La Porte County Historical Society announced.      Mask wearing over the nose and mouth…

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Friendship Gardens Hosts Easter Bunny Hop

     Ready for spring? Friendship Botanic Gardens is excited to host a free, family event: the Easter Bunny Hop, on Easter Sunday, April 4 from 1-3 p.m.       Bring your family to this safe, socially distanced event, and take a spring stroll along the Bunny Hop Trail. Count the hidden bunnies for a…

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Annual Spring “Wake Up The Gardens” – Michigan City

     Friendship Botanic Gardens will be hosting its annual “Wake Up the Gardens” Volunteer Day on Saturday, March 27 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Central.       Volunteers are needed to assist with the spring cleanup and prepare the grounds for the Gardens’ season opening on Sat., May 1. The Gardens are primarily a volunteer-based…

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Valparaiso Announces Summer Concert Series

Valparaiso Events is currently working on guidelines to safely host these concerts, please stay tuned. Featuring a fabulous variety of artists and musical styles, this summer concert series is a treat for music lovers of all ages. On special Thursday nights throughout the summer, concertgoers gather under a beautiful night sky at The Porter Health…

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Michiana Boat Show – South Bend Indiana

The Michiana Boat show will be held March 19th, 20th and 21st. It will be open on Friday from 2:00pm to 8:00pm; Saturday from 10:00am to 8:00pm and on Sunday from 10:00 am – 4:pm. Get ready for three big days and one huge event at the South Bend Century Center in downtown South Bend. Michiana…

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Indiana Dunes Native Plant Sale – Order Only

Due to the continued Covid restrictions, the 2021 Native Plant Sale is by order only. The Order Forms are available for printing at the Friends’ website (dunefriends.org) or from a link on our Facebook page.  Paper copies of the 25th Annual Native Plant Sale Order Form are available at the State Park Office and Nature…

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New Improvements At Luhr Park – LaPorte

The LaPorte County Park Department has many new improvements and amenities at Luhr Park that is a must see.  So, bring the whole family and enjoy the outdoors at Luhr Park. This 94-acre park is located just south of LaPorte, Luhr County Park features 4 ecosystems, upland forest, wetland, prairie and stocked pond, open to…

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Leeds Public House Helps out Lubeznik Center

Leeds Public House is shining a light on how art impacts the community with its monthly Project Heart initiative. Fifty percent of proceeds from March’s special cocktail will support Lubeznik Center for the Arts, which provides a stage for bringing together art, education and community through exhibits, classes and events. “Lubeznik believes that art should…

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Birding Festival 2021

     Celebrate the migration of birdlife through the Indiana Dunes region this May 13th – May 16th 2021 at the annual Indiana Dunes Birding Festival.        Start making plans for a return to #dunesbirding with the Indiana Dunes Birding Festival, May 13-16, 2021. The 2021 event will be a hybrid/virtual event, with both in-person…

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Connect to the Outdoors with First Day Hike

As part of a 50-state initiative, America’s State Parks First Day Hikes offer individuals and families an opportunity to begin the New Year with a rejuvenating healthy hike connecting with the outdoors. Join us at the Indiana Dunes State Park where this annual tradition will look a little different this year as YOU get to…

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