Places to Go
Art Barn School of Art
695 N 400 East, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Visit us at
for classes, events, and gallery happenings
Blink Contemporary Art
1709 Franklin St, Michigan City
219-879-2994 or 773-206-0426
Chesterton Art Center, 115 S. Fourth St., Chesterton, IN. Gallery hours are 11 am-4 pm weekdays; 1-4 pm weekends. 219/926-4711.
Depot of Beverly Shores Museum and Art Gallery, 525 Broadway, Beverly Shores, IN. Hours: Fri-Sun 11-3. July 4th - Labor Day Fri-Mon 11-3 219-878-1517
Krasl Art Center, 707 Lake Blvd., St. Joseph, MI. Free adm. Mon-Wed, Fri/Sat 10-4, Thurs 10-9, Sun 1-4 (MI time). 269/983-0271 or
Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. 2nd St., Michigan City. Mon.-Fri., 10 am-5 pm; Sat-Sun, 11 am-4 pm. Phone 874-4900.
Acorn Theatre, 107 Generations Dr - Three Oaks, MI 49128 - (269) 756-3879
AMC Movie Theatre, 100 Meijer Dr., Michigan City, Indiana 219-872-5203
Canterbury Theatre, 807 Franklin St. 219-874-4269
Chicago Street Theatre 154 W. Chicago St., Valparaiso, IN 219-464-1636
Dunes Summer Theatre 288 Shady Oak Drive., Michigan City, IN 219-879-7509
Footlight Players, 1705 Franklin Street, Michigan City, Indiana. 219-874-4035
LaPorte Little Theater, 218 “A” Street, LaPorte 219-362-5113 email: firstname.lastname@example.org web:
Vickers Theatre The Vickers Theatre is a turn of the century film house, lovingly and uniquely restored into an intimate art house. We invite you to browse our website, visit our gallery or see what’s playing on the silver screen. 6 N. Elm St. - Three Oaks, MI 49128 - 269-756-3522
Barker Mansion, 631 Washington St., Michigan City. Call 219-873-1520 or visit the website for tour times and prices.
Hesston Steam Museum History comes alive at the Hesston Steam Museum as real steam locomotives take you on a spectacular two and a half mile journey through deep woods, past lakes and farm fields. Memorial Day thru Labor Day, Saturday and Sunday 12 - 5. Labor Day thru October Sundays, 12 - 5. 1201 E 1000 N, La Porte, IN
LaPorte County Historical Museum. 2405 Indiana Ave., LaPorte. Adm. $3/LaP. Co. resident; $5/out-of-county; $3/kids 12-17; free/under 12 yrs. 219/324-6767 or
New Buffalo Railroad Museum, 530 S. Whittaker St., New Buffalo, MI. 269/469-5409.
Old Lighthouse Museum, Washington Park, MC. Open 1-4 pm, Tues.-Sun. Closed Mon. & holidays. Adm. $3/adults, $1/grades 9-12, 50¢/grade school, free/under 5 yrs. Groups of 10 or more must make app’t. at 872-6133.
The Region of Three Oaks Museum, 5 Featherbone Avenue, Three Oaks Mich. Free admission; donations accepted. Hours (Eastern): noon-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday May through October. Info:
Parks & Outdoors
Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 E US Hwy 12, Michigan City. Open 9 am-5 pm Tue.-Sun. Adm. $9; 12 yrs. & under free. Info: 219/878-9885.
Indiana Dunes State Park, North Hwy 49, Chesterton, IN. 140 campsites, Nature Center, picnic shelters, hiking trails, swimming/beach. Entrance fee charged; call for current prices. 219/926-1390.
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
Various Locations around the area.
LaPorte County Parks. Various locations around the county. Administrative Office: (219) 325-8315 or (219) 873-7014 Ext 2223. Naturalist’s Office: (219) 324-5855 or (219) 873-7014 Ext 2599.
Old Lighthouse Museum
Washington Park, Michigan City
Open April thru Oct. Tues-Sun, 1-4 p.m. Closed Mondays.
Washington Park Zoo, Lakefront, Michigan City.
April 1 - May 26, Open Daily 10 am - 4 pm
May 27 - Sept 2,, Open Daily 10 am - 5 pm
Sept 3 - Oct 31st, Daily 10 am - 4 pm
Gates Close 1 hour before closing time
Adm. MC resident (with ID): $5.50/adult, $4.50/senior (62+) & kids 3-11 yrs.
Non resident: $6.50/adult, $5.50/seniors & kids 3-11 yrs. Groups & special events, phone ahead: 219/873-1510.