Cool things to do!

Acorn Theater
107 Generations Drive, Three Oaks MI

The Acorn Theater is a rare and remarkable performing arts venue bringing high-quality, professional, live entertainment to its audience. Built in a historic featherbone factory, the Acorn offers a unique intimate atmosphere, with equally unique programming. Now as a newly formed 501 (c) 3 Non-for-Profit, the Acorn looks to expand it’s reach and cater to the community it serves, and beyond.

269-756-3879
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Fire and Water
6 on the Lake, Michigan City, IN 46360

Where else can you sit at the beach and grab a fish taco or burger and a craft beer? Best view around. Artisan cheese plate, chips and guac, hummus, burgers, fries and more. Grab a glass of wine or a local beer. Sit and enjoy lunch or the sunset. Live music for special events. Kids will love the gelato! Be sure to like our Facebook page!

(219) 871-1223
Friendship Botanic Gardens
2055 E US Highway 12

OPEN May through October Wednesday through Sunday from 10am-6pm Central Time. Wednesdays are half-price admission.

Admission: $8. Ages 12 and under are free. Wedding Tours Year-Round.

Members have access to grounds year round from dawn to dusk!

219.878.9885
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Madeleine Schooley
613 washington park blvd Michigan City, IN 46360

Local Artist selling original work, prints and greeting cards, and local travelling art teacher

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Nana Clare’s Kitchen
3907 Calumet Ave. Valparaiso IN

Commercial Kitchen available to rent 24/7! Turn your home-based food business into a year round, full retail business. Kitchen can also be rented for small gatherings.

219-286-364
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Pedal Power Rentals
1215 IN-49, Porter, IN 46304

Located right next to the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center on IN-49. Pedal Power Rentals has both adult and kid bikes. Adult bikes are $7 per hour or $35 for the day. Kids are $5 per hour or $25 for the day.
This summer we will be offering beach sunset tours, bike and beach yoga and bike, run and hike tours.

Looking to rent for your large party? We can accommodate groups of up to 40 people! Call 219.921.3085 to make your reservation.

219.921.3085
Second Nature Limousine
11400 Ventura Drive

Second Nature Limousine is Northwest Indiana’s and Chicagoland’s premiere limousine service.

219.313.6121
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens
450 West 100 North, Valparaiso IN

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens is a dog-friendly oak preserve of formal gardens, woodlands, wetlands and prairies that offers a variety of events, classes and exhibits year-round.

Located approximately 25 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and 60 miles southeast of Chicago in Valparaiso, Indiana, Taltree offers beautiful vistas, quiet corners and hiking trails to escape into its diverse landscape.

Hours and cost of admission can be found here.

Taltree.org
219.462.0025
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Terrawood Design Co.
607 Franklin St (Rear), Michigan City, IN 46360

Terrawood Design Co. is a small furniture and objects design and fabrication collective, serving the Great Lakes region since 2004. We specialize in hand crafted, one-of-a-kind design using sustainably sourced and salvaged Black Walnut, Maple, Cherry and other local hardwoods and we are able to bring together potters, glass blowers, metal smiths and upholsterers to create virtually anything your heart desires. Led by artist and craftsman Chris S. Grohs, the contemporary works produced by Terrawood Design Co. are constantly changing and evolving.

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Welcome to Dig the Dunes!

Dig the Dunes uncovers all the secrets of the dunes! From trails and beaches, to people, places, events and even the history and geology. Visit our page frequently for fun facts and new adventures for you to embark upon!

We offer lots of classes like beach glass art, jewelry making, wine and canvas, hikes, comedy shows and more!

Questions or ideas? email us at info@digthedunes.com