Category Archives: Burns Harbor

New Reservations System for Indiana Dunes Campsites & Shelters

     The National Park Service is proposing a reservation system for 11 picnic shelters and 34 campsites at Indiana Dunes National Park. A reservation system will allow visitors to plan their camping trips and picnics at the national park up to six months in advance.      Currently, all picnic shelters in the park and all campsites…

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Chesterton Art Center

     The Chesterton Art Center has been an active part of the community for many decades and is the host of the Annual Chesterton Art Fair taking place the frist weekend in August at Dogwood Park. The Art Center will also sponsor the Annual Art After Dark Gala at the Sand Creek Country Club…

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Hooked on Art Festival Returns To Chesterton Indiana

     It’s that time of year again for the coolest art festival of the season! Artists, art enthusiasts, and families of all shapes and sizes are invited to spend a beautiful Saturday listening to live music, eating delicious food, and enjoying interactive art activities.      The 8th Annual Hooked on Art Festival will be held…

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Maple Sugar Time at Indiana Dunes

With the last of the freezing nights and the beginning of sap flow, maple trees are tapped for their sweet sap which is boiled into delicious maple syrup. In the 1870s, Swedish immigrants Anders and Johanna “Kjellberg” bought 80 acres in Porter County, Indiana, to establish a modest family farm. They were the first of…

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Indiana Dunes Birding Festival – Cancelled

Celebrate the migration of birdlife through the Indiana Dunes region this May 16-19 , 2019 at the fifth annual Indiana Dunes Birding Festival. The festival is a partnership with the region’s major environmental groups highlighting the dunes area’s rich biodiversity and bird watching opportunities to create a positive impact on the economic, conservation, and environmental…

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