Category Archives: Indiana Dunes

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Fest In The First – Celebrates 20 years

On Saturday, September 16, 2023, 3pm-8pm- Gary’s Miller Spotlight’s Education Youth & Child Programming Action Group is teaming up with the Miller Beach Arts and Creative District and the Reimagine Gary Crew once again to host the 20th Annual Fest in the First. Fest in the First is a celebration of Gary’s First District Neighborhoods:…

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Duneland Fall Festival at Indiana Dunes National Park

     Enjoy a weekend of fun at the historic Chellberg Farm at Indiana Dunes National Park. Co-sponsored by the Friends of Indiana Dunes, the Duneland Fall Festival takes place on September 16th and 17th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission is free to the national park on both days so everyone can enjoy…

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MichaelPalooza 12 Days of Michael Jackson’s 65th Birthday

     The King of Pop is turning 65 but he does not have to worry about collecting social security. He is doing just fine living his best life in the spirit world of the heavenly persuasion flesh free.       But for those of us who are still in the physical realm  and would…

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New Book & Play To Feature the 1933 Worlds Fair Homes at Indiana Dunes

      Celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair buildings’ transport to showcase the shores of the Indiana Dunes National Park in Beverly Shores,  Family Folklore Foundation, Inc. announces accomplishing their goals  with art exhibits, books publications and a live Radio Play Performance. With Grants via the Indiana Arts Commission, the…

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Michigan City Art Festival is for Families to Enjoy – Lubeznik Gallery

     Saturday and Sunday, August 19 and 20, 2023 will be the 41st annual Lubeznik Arts Festival in Michigan City, Indiana.          “The festival is a great event for families to enjoy, but also for art collectors of various budgets to start or add to their collections,” said Janet Bloch, LCA’s executive…

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Severe Weather Storm Advisory for Lake & Porter Counties

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Porter County and northeastern Lake County in northwestern Indiana until 5:45 AM CDT. A severe thunderstorm was detected over Hobart at 5:00 AM CDT, moving eastward at a speed of 35 mph. The storm poses a hazard of 60 mph wind gusts,…

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Bi-State Action Plan for Conservation Partnership Released

     The Calumet region spans from Northwest Indiana to Southeast Chicagoland and has some of the richest natural areas in the Midwest. . Conservation partners have been working for decades to protect and restore what remains in this highly fragmented landscape. Now, ten organizations, together called the Calumet Land Conservation Partnership (CLCP), have produced…

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National Park’s Project 1966 Is Still Going ON!- Hike Every Trail

Join a ranger and hike all the trails in Indiana Dunes National Park. This hiking challenge will take place over the course of the summer with each week featuring a ranger-led hike on a different trail. There will be a total of 19 hikes covering 66 miles to honor the year, 1966, when the park…

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Chautauqua Photo Contest Ends July 31st

Any one can submit your Indiana Dunes photos by 7/31/23 for “Exhibit B” 2023 Photography Exhibition presented by Chautauqua in the Dunes.  The  Indiana Dunes State Park, Indiana Arts Commission, South Shore Arts, and Indiana Dunes Tourism are supporting this project. Chautauqua in the Dunes is now accepting photo submissions for its 2023 Photography Exhibition…

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Gary Air Show is Back!

This Gary Air Show returns in 2023 on August 5th & 6th, 2023 and showcases various aircraft, including fighter jets, military planes and draws a large crowd of aviation enthusiasts. The timing is great, right after the movie “Top Gun 2: Maverick” which is now on TV has re-engaged fans throughout the country. Since the…

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