Category Archives: Lake Michigan

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UpsaDaisy Market Comes To Chesterton On Sundays

Upsadaisy Market is a weekly outdoor, curated market specializing in vintage, artisan, and antique wares. It is part festival, part shopping experience with live music, demonstrations and food. Located in picturesque downtown Chesterton, Indiana.  The Upsadaisy Market is a one of a kind shopping experience for pickers, hunters, and treasure seekers. They bring a fanciful…

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Sherwood Paint Ball, Birthday Party, Wedding . . . Anyone?

by Becky Mateja Lombardini       Sherwood Forest, the acclaimed land of heroes, castles, princesses, dragons, and Paint Ball.  Did you say Paint Ball?  YES!  Right here in Northwest Indiana, 3497 US-35, LaPorte, Indiana to be exact.  And owner Joe prides himself on stating, “I chose that name for the good things about competition. …

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Canterbury Summer Theatre Announces 2022 Schedule

CANTERBURY SUMMER THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2022 SEASON!       Canterbury Summer Theatre, one of the Midwest’s oldest professional summer companies, is proud to announces its slate of productions for 2022, the 54th season for CST! Artistic Director, Ray Scott Crawford, will return for his 37th season leading the company. He will be joined by David…

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Maple Sugar Time at Indiana Dunes!

by Flo Lawnicki    The National Park Service hosts the event at Chellberg Farm. Maple Sugar will be held March 12th and 13th in 2022.      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…

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Black Heritage Art Exhibit Feb 4th – March 18th

The Miller Beach Arts & Creative District is Proud to provide a glimpse into the artistic eyes of four influential Regional Artists from Feb. 4th thru March 18th, 2022 with opening Reception on Friday, Feb. 4th from 6-8pm. Each one of these artists emphasize the significance of community and the black culture utilizing multiple mediums:…

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Indiana Dunes Birding Festival 2022

Celebrate the migration of birdlife through the Indiana Dunes region this May 12-15, 2022 at the 8th 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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Indiana Dunes National Park To Start Entry Fees

     The National Park Service has approved an entrance fee for Indiana Dunes National Park beginning on March 31, 2022. The new fee revenue will help fund the Marquette Greenway Bike Trail, parking and transportation improvements and visitor services for a park that has seen its attendance increase from 1.7 million visitors to more…

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Wickedly Whiting Returns With More Fun!

      Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, the greatest festival on earth is about to begin! Step right up folks! Don’t be shy! Be prepared to witness the whimsical, the outlandish, the macabre, and the beautiful! 2021 Attractions: – Storytime With Whihala The Witch – Saturday @ 2:30pm-3:00pm – Trolley Tour Of Terror Through…

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Save The Dunes Presents Monarch Music Fest

     Save the Dunes celebrates the journey and migration Monarch Butterfly with food and music on Sunday, September 12th at Michigan City’s Brewery Lodge and Supper Club.          “The Monarch butterfly is just one of many pollinators responsible for the incredible plant-life that we find in the Indiana dunes,” says Natalie…

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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 11th Annual Hooked on Art Festival will be held…

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