Friday, May 19, 2017


Dates: May 19 - August 06, 2017
Time: Tue., Thu. and Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Wed. 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Sat. and Sun. 12-5 
Venue: Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University
Address: 1709 Chapel Dr., Valparaiso, IN 46383-6493 Phone: 219-464-5365
Admission: Free admission

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An exhibition of new acquistions in the Brauer Museum of Art's permanent collection will be held in the museum's Wehling and McGill Galleries. This exhibit is free and open to the public. 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Dates: April 01 - October 31, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CT)
Venue: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens
Address: 450 W. 100 North, Valparaiso, IN 46385
Phone: 219-462-0025
Admission: $10 adults; $8 senior (55+), military, college students; $5 child (5-12), children free (4 & under)


Featuring dwarf plants and model steam engine trains, the exhibit showcases the impact steam engine trains had on early 19th century US railroads. Check the website for special events.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

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This Mouthwatering Ice Cream Trail In Northern Indiana All You’ve Ever Dreamed Of And More

Let’s be honest – one of the best parts of spring and summer is all the delicious ice cream we get to indulge in. From dairy farms to tiny, beloved ice cream shops, Indiana knows how to do ice cream right. If you’re a fan of this frozen treat, check out the ultimate Northern Indiana mouthwatering ice cream trail.                                                                                Visit Valpo Velvet and Stay at Songbird Prairie Inn and Spa

Monday, May 8, 2017


Dates: April 28 - May 14, 2017
Time: Fri. and Sat. 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 2:00 p.m. (CT)
Venue: Memorial Opera House
Address: 104 Indiana Ave., Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: 219-548-9137
Admission: $21 adults; $18 seniors (59+) and students (with valid ID)

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The Drowsy Chaperone is a musical that revolves around a lonely, melancholy man in his apartment as he tries to cheer himself up by listening to a recording of his favorite 20's musical. Watch as his apartment magically transforms into the set of this vivacious musical and the characters come to life.


Date: Saturday, May 13 Time: 10:45 - 11:30 a.m. (CT)
Venue: Sunset Hill Farm County Park Address: 775 Meridian Rd., Valparaiso, IN 46385-
Phone: 219-465-3586
Admission: Free admission
Come out to learn ab out the edibles of the woods. You will hike around Sunset Hill to see what you can (and cannot!) eat. You will also stop by the gardens to see what yummy things are starting to grow.