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Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
09/30/2020
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Busy Bees Art Club - At School, Home, or Online!
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
10/01/2020
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Busy Bees Art Club - At School, Home, or Online!
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
10/01/2020
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour at Busy Bees - 50% Off Glass Painting
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
10/06/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seniors - Sip and Socialize at Busy Bees
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
10/08/2020
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour at Busy Bees - 50% Off Glass Painting
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
10/13/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seniors - Sip and Socialize at Busy Bees
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
10/15/2020
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour at Busy Bees - 50% Off Glass Painting
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
10/18/2020
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
10/20/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seniors - Sip and Socialize at Busy Bees
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
10/22/2020
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour at Busy Bees - 50% Off Glass Painting
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
10/23/2020
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
10/24/2020
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zine Fest 2020
Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City IN
10/27/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seniors - Sip and Socialize at Busy Bees
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
10/29/2020
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour at Busy Bees - 50% Off Glass Painting
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
11/03/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seniors - Sip and Socialize at Busy Bees
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
11/05/2020
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour at Busy Bees - 50% Off Glass Painting
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
11/09/2020
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Interwoven Expressions Exhibit Cancelled
Sand Creek Country Club, Chesterton in
11/10/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seniors - Sip and Socialize at Busy Bees
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
11/12/2020
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour at Busy Bees - 50% Off Glass Painting
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
11/15/2020
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
11/17/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seniors - Sip and Socialize at Busy Bees
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
11/19/2020
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour at Busy Bees - 50% Off Glass Painting
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
11/20/2020 - 11/21/2020
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lake County Antique and Vintage Market
Lake County Indiana Fairgrounds, Crown Point Indiana
11/21/2020 - 11/22/2020
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
HoliDaze Craft Show - Cancelled
Porter County Expo Center, Valparaiso IN
11/24/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seniors - Sip and Socialize at Busy Bees
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
11/26/2020
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour at Busy Bees - 50% Off Glass Painting
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
11/27/2020
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
12/01/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seniors - Sip and Socialize at Busy Bees
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
12/03/2020
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour at Busy Bees - 50% Off Glass Painting
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
12/08/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seniors - Sip and Socialize at Busy Bees
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
12/10/2020
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour at Busy Bees - 50% Off Glass Painting
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
12/15/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seniors - Sip and Socialize at Busy Bees
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
12/17/2020
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour at Busy Bees - 50% Off Glass Painting
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
12/22/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seniors - Sip and Socialize at Busy Bees
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
12/24/2020
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour at Busy Bees - 50% Off Glass Painting
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
12/25/2020
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
12/29/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seniors - Sip and Socialize at Busy Bees
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
12/31/2020
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour at Busy Bees - 50% Off Glass Painting
Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio – Southlake Mall, Merrilville Indiana
09/25/2021
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
 Bizarre Bazaar,
Porter County Expo Center, Valparaiso IN

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Dunes Arts Foundation

Work 288 Shady Oak Drive Michigan City IN 46360 United StatesWork Phone: (219) 879-7509Website: Dunes Arts Foundation
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Biographical Info

The Dunes Arts Foundation, Inc., incorporated in the State of Indiana on January 17th, 1952. The Dunes Arts Foundation sponsors the Dunes Summer Theatre and the Children’s / Youth Theatre. The Foundation has as its goal providing people who live in the surrounding communities with the enjoyment of theatrical entertainment and the opportunity to develop their capacity for artistic expression. “The Dunes” has been providing quality educational and theatrical programs for over 60 years!

The Dunes Summer Theatre is located at the border between the states of Indiana and Michigan, on a scenic 20+ acre wooded site in the Lake Michigan dunes, about a half mile from the lake shore itself. The theater seats over 200 patrons.

Our Founder: Nora Tully MacAlvay

Nora-FounderNora MacAlvay, an art and literature teacher trained at the Art Institute of Chicago and Goodman Theatre School, was passionate about theatre and literature for young people. Nora authored several novels for teenagers and, along with her mentor, playwright Charlotte Chorpenning, also wrote several thoughtful and charming plays based on classic children’s stories. In 1948, Nora founded of the Children’s Theatre of Michigan City to provide theatre experiences for the schoolchildren of Michigan City and the surrounding area. She led its programs for over 40 years, while serving as artistic director of the Dunes Summer Theatre.  Her ideas and dedication inspired generations of aspiring young thespians.

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