Category Archives: Indiana Dunes

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Duneland Weavers Guild Fiber Art & Style Show – 2023

   Duneland Weavers Guild Fiber Art & Style Show, will be held April 2nd, 2023, from 1pm-4pm, reception, Duneland Weavers Guild, held at Chesterton Art center, Enjoy a Fashion show, and an open reception with the artists and refreshments. See newly created works of handweaving and other fiber arts created by artists from within their…

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Indiana Dunes Birding Festival 2023

Celebrate the migration of birdlife through the Indiana Dunes region this May 11-14, 2023 at the 9th 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 education…

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Maple Sugar Time at Indiana Dunes

     Enjoy a sweet taste of spring during Indiana Dunes National Park’s annual Maple Sugar Time festival. The historic Chellberg Farm will be bustling with self-guided tours and maple sugaring activities from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday March 11, 2023 and Sunday March 12, 2023. National Park entrance fees are suspended for…

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Indiana Dunes National Park Seeking 2 Food Vendors

Indiana Dunes National Park is looking for service providers for two competitive Commercial Use Authorizations (CUA) to provide concession services for visitors for calendar years 2023 and 2024. The park is currently seeking applications from interested parties to compete for food & beverage and retail sales CUAs at either one or both the Portage Lakefront…

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Washington Park Zoo Says Goodbye to Tiger Named Stars

The male tiger, Stars, had recently been suffering from chronic kidney disease when the zoo decided to euthanize him at the age of 18-years-old.  Chronic kidney disease is a common cause of illness and death in older feline species including tigers.  Stars was diagnosed with the disease a few weeks ago and had been closely…

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Indiana Dunes Art Exhibit at Chesterton Art Center

    View the dunes as you’ve never seen them before. Enjoy a special art exhibit, “Sense of Place: Works from the Artists-in-Residence of Indiana Dunes National Park.”  This art, created in the park, will be displayed from January 17 to March 1, 2023, at the Chesterton Art Center.      The exhibit is a…

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First Day Hike at Indiana Dunes State Park

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.  At the Indiana Dunes State Park we invite you to strap on your hiking boots to start this adventure at the park’s Nature…

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Christmas at Barker Mansion – Michigan City

     An annual holiday tradition, Michigan City’s Barker Mansion will open its Christmas decorated rooms to the community for viewing in December 2nd, 2022 for the first time since it was newly remodeled in 2022. Popular traditions from the past will return throughout the month with standard tours and Glowing Lights Nights on Saturdays!…

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Lucky You Speed Dating and Bowling!!!

     Tired of online dating, networking and marketing? Here’s your chance to meet someone who lives here and meet them up close and personal, lucky you. Speed dating is fun and safe.       Join the Nwi Singles with an adventure in September, on Wednesday, Nov. 30th at the Inmans Recreation Center, 3201 Evans…

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Celebrate the Indiana Dunes 1 Year Anniversary this Weekend! Nov 4th – 6th

Indiana Dunes is Celebrating the Anniversary of the formation and saving foundation of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Park on Saturday, November 5th.  After a long struggle starting in 1917, with sacrifices and co-existing with industry and neighborhoods, the National Lakeshore took a solid step on Nov 5, 1966, with Senator Paul H. Douglas of…

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