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Lake, Porter and LaPorte County Updated Covid Test Sites

 NWIndiana Testing Sites Have Changed     It’s been over a year, and the Covid Test Sites have changed. Many hospitals are no longer offering Covid Tests. The Current Covid Conditions are still challenging to many of us, especially when it comes to testing.        Hoosiers will not be charged for testing and insurance…

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Interwoven Expressions Exhibit 2021

You’ll find Colors on steroids, exquisite designs, elegant shopping at the Interwoven Expressions Exhibit and Show on Saturday, November 13th, 2021. Exciting creations from hands that weave, dye, knit, felt, quilt, tat, stitch, and design. Handmade paper and basketry too! Interwoven Expressions presents the 34th annual celebration of all things made of fiber, from holiday…

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Outdoor Adventure Festival at Indiana Dunes

      Spend the weekend outdoors at the Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival, which will take place the first weekend in September 10th, 11th and 12th, 2021 throughout the Indiana Dunes Region. Packed with outdoor adventure opportunities.  Spend the weekend outdoors at the Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival, which will take place on September…

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Octave Chanute Day at Indiana Dunes

     Learn about Octive Chanute, a pioneer of aviation who experimented with gliders in the dunes and contributed to the Wright brothers’ success.      Upon retirement retired from his engineering business in 1889, Chanute had the opportunity for more personal study and experiment in aeronautics.      In 1896 at Dune Park, Indiana, about 60…

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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 10th Annual Hooked on Art Festival will be held…

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New Attractions, New food Vendors, and Musicians added to Chesterton Art Fair fair

     The Chesterton Art Center is so looking forward to again hosting this very special Chesterton Art Fair on August 7-8 at Dogwood Par, Chesterton, Indiana.  They have taken the time during the pandemic to re-evaluate the whole fair and have added some new attractions, new food vendors, and musicians that will enhance the…

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The Indiana Dunes “3 Dune Challenge”

     Visitors from all over the world have embarked on the adventure at the Indiana Dunes Stae Park called the “3 Dune Challenge.” It’s one of the most memorable activities that vacationers remember about their visit to Northwest Indiana.      The “challenge” is an epic climb up the three tallest sand dunes at…

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Chesterton Art Fair – 2021

     The Annual Chesterton Art Fair features more than 60+ “juried” artists including residents of Lake, LaPorte and Porter counties and is THE Art Event of the year will be held the first weekend in August 7TH AND 8TH, 2021. The benefit of having a “juried art show” is that you really get quality…

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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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Diana Of the Dunes Explained Online

More than 100 years ago, Alice Mabel Gray left her city life in Chicago, choosing instead to live in an abandoned shanty along the wild shoreline of the Indiana Dunes. For the next 10 years, as she explored her beloved dunes, she withstood both natural hardships and those created by a relentless, sensation-driven press. She…

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