Category Archives: Miller Beach

Indiana Dunes is NOW a National Park!

The 15,000-acre Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore that has 15 miles of beach area along Lake Michigan was re-designated by President Donald Trump as America’s 61st national park – the first national park in Indiana. Previously the Indiana Dunes Lakeshore was one of 418 “national park units.” Now it is part of an elite group of…

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Kevin Firme Solo Opening Reception – Dec 8th

 Viewers can celebrate their beautiful imperfections with artist Kevin Firme from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts in the Miller Beach section of Gary. That’s when the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District will host an Artist’s Reception for Firme, who currently has 38 drawings and…

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Miller Beach Farmer’s Market

The Miller Beach Farmers Market has a new schedule for summer. Along with a newly revised Sunday schedule, they’re introducing three First Friday evening markets this year. For our opening weekends – you’ll get to experience the market TWICE!    Here are highlights for the season: • The Sunday market now runs 11am-3pm, every week,…

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Free Beach Shuttles at Indiana Dunes

 Two Dune Buggies will be rolling through the park this summer. They won’t be 4-wheeling over the sand; instead they will be picking up South Shore train passengers and Dunewood campground visitors and providing free shuttle service to the park’s beaches. Working in partnership with the Dunes Learning Center and the South Shore Line, the…

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Gregg Hertzlieb Art Display at Miller Beach

Quick! What do the sun, the moon, ghosts, and fish have in common? They’re all objects that present aspects of LaPorte artist Gregg Hertzlieb’s personality and interests. “Although pictures and imagery always defy words,” Hertzlieb explained, “the sun and moon could be the two sides of my personality, with the light of the sun representing…

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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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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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Indiana Composers Bicentennial Concert

Duo Sequenza will be performing at the Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Avenue, on Wednesday, May 17 at 7:30 pm in celebration of National Chamber Music Month, a nationwide initiative to draw attention to small ensemble performance. Duo Sequenza’s performance is one of hundreds taking place across the country this May as part of this…

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Fats Domino Film Screening – the Birth of Rock N Roll

Filmgoers can gorge themselves on pop music history when “Fats Domino & The Birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll” screens Saturday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts in the Miller Beach section of Gary. Sponsored by the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District, the 2016 documentary will be…

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First Fridays On Lake Street – Oct. 7th

Come Out this Friday, October 7th, to the First Friday On Lake Street.   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 time to socialize and support your local Miller Beach businesses! Grammy Contender Keenan Baxter is…

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