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Maple Sugar Time at Indiana Dunes!

by Flo Lawnicki    The National Park Service hosts the event at Chellberg Farm. Chellberg Farm once belonged to Swedish immigrants Anders and Johanna Chellberg, who arrived in Northwest Indiana in 1863.  They purchased the 40 acres of land to establish the farm in 1869 and added forty additional acres five years later. Chellberg Farmhouse…

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Black History Month Closing Reception

Due to the snow storm we had to reschedule our Opening Reception to a Closing Reception on Friday February 23. The exhibit runs until Sunday February 25 from 6-9pm, located at 540 S. Lake street, Miller Beach. View an eclectic exhibit of art and artifacts all celebrating the African culture and loaned by fellow community…

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Indiana Dunes Mount Baldy Trail Reopened

The National Park Service has announced that the trail to the beach at Mount Baldy has been reopened. The trail had been closed for several weeks after storm waves washed out a portion of it leaving a dangerous, 50-foot drop off. Park crews have now completed a rerouted trail and have reopened the area. Visitors…

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Over 50 Fall Festivals Announced

Spend your Fall Weekends celebrating in Northwest Indiana! We guarantee there’s a Festival EVERY WEEKEND WITH TONS OF FAMILY FUN! From Car Shows, ice cream socials to concerts and parades, these events will have you enjoying your Fall weekends ! Let us not forget tons of Fireworks,  Art and Craft Shows & Fairs AND CRAFT…

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New Outdoor Adventure Festival at Indiana Dunes

The inaugural Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival, will take place October 6-8, 2017 at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and several nearby locations. The greater dunes region is packed with outdoor adventure opportunities and the festival will bring together all these activities in one place. With support from Indiana Dunes Tourism, the Indiana Dunes State Park,…

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1st Annual Fusion Fest Opens In East Chicago!

Mayor Anthony Copeland invites you to join us for a new festival – the 1st Annual FUSIC FEST (a Fusion of Food, Fun & Music). FUSIC FEST will be held on August 4th, 5th & 6th, at Jeorse Park Beach, 3501 Aldis Avenue, East Chicago, IN, on Friday @ 5pm, Saturday & Sunday @ 3pm- 11pm.…

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NwIndiana Symphony Concert at Indiana Dunes

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and the Dunes Learning Center are bringing the Northwest Indiana Symphony to West Beach on Friday, August 4th, at 7:30 p.m. for a free concert with the magnificent dunes as the backdrop.  For All   SEVEN SYMPHONY CONCERTS CLICK HERE!   Enjoy the 40 piece symphony orchestra under the direction of Conductor Kirk…

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NWI Symphony Orchestra FREE Summer Music Concerts

The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra and Music Director/Conductor Kirk Muspratt announce the 2017 South Shore Summer Music Festival.  The festival, beginning July 22 and concluding August 12, will feature FREE concerts by the Northwest Indiana Symphony in 7 communities across Northwest Indiana. Come early, bring your lawn chairs and blankets and, relax and enjoy the…

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City of Whiting Celebrated July 4th with lots of Photos!

         The City of Whiting once again hosted a massive fireworks celebration in Whiting Park on July 3rd!  The fireworks began at 10pm., but folks came early to get their seats, see old friends, and enjoy the pre-fireworks festivities.  The party began at 7p.m.  As usual, there was delicious food, live music, and a beer…

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First Fridays On Lake Street – Miller Beach July 7th

July’s First Friday on Lake Street is Friday, July 7th! The Shops on Lake Street will be open late. Grab your friends and make a night of it! Every First Friday of the month, the shops and restaurants on Lake Street (Miller Beach) stay open late & offer specials for the evening. It’s a great…

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