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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Anderson’s Winery and Vineyards
430 E US Highway 6 Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

Anderson’s is open from 12- 6pm, Tuesday-Sunday, with live music from 2-5pm every Sunday. Come in for wine tastings, Fair Oaks Cheese, cute gift ideas or just a relaxing afternoon.

(219) 464-4936
Art Barn School of Art
695 N 400 East Valparaiso, IN 46385

The Art Barn School of Art is a not for profit organization that has something for everyone. We offer year round classes and workshops for all ages, including open studio time.

(219)462-9009
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Barre + Beyond
3907 Calumet Ave Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

Barre + Beyond is a boutique fitness studio specializing in Mind Over Matter Method, known as M3, a signature barre technique formulated for all stages of a female’s life. This challenging yet safe total body workout melds the best from Ballet, Pilates and Stretch Conditioning and is modifiable for all fitness levels. Set to upbeat music, each exercise series includes specialized movements coupled with complementary stretches to strengthen and sculpt the upper body, lower body and core. By targeting individual muscle groups, this unique workout not only builds strength and tone but also creates a long lean physique, a physique much desired by women of all ages.

(219) 476-7117
Billy Boy’s Blueberry Barn
650 Freyer Rd Michigan City, Indiana 46360

Billy Boy’s Blueberry Barn is your favorite Chicagoland blueberry picking farm, located in Michigan City, Indiana. Come out and pick your own blueberries!

(219) 872-7477
Deep River Waterpark
9001 E. Lincoln Hwy., Crown Point IN 46307

Deep River Waterpark is the second largest publicly owned waterpark in the USA and largest in the Northern Indiana, Southern Michigan and Chicagoland area. Open the Friday before Memorial Day thru Labor Day 10am-6pm, we feature over 16 waterplay features for all age and activity levels. Additionally there’s a “weather guarantee”, we’re cooler friendly, and there’s always free parking.

219-947-7850
East Wind Studios
101 S 2nd St Chesterton, IN 46304

East Wind Studios offers a variety of classes: Yoga, Pilates, Barre, Tai Chi, Meditation and health & wellness workshops. We also offer a free Tuesday night class at 6:30pm. You can sign in and check Mind Body Online for our most up to date class schedule. Or follow us on Facebook or Instagram!

EWStudios.com
(219) 728-1647
Friendship Botanic Gardens
2055 E US Highway 12

Hours:
May 1st through October 31st – Tuesday through Sunday from 9am-5pm (Central Time)
April and November – Saturday and Sunday from 10am-4pm (Central Time)
Admission:
1-Day Pass (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday-Sunday): $9
Senior Rate (65+): $7
Discount Day (Thursday): $5 for Adults, $4 for Seniors
Children 12 and under: FREE everyday!
Active Duty Military: FREE everyday (must show ID)

219.878.9885
Gabis Arboretum
450 West 100 North, Valparaiso IN

Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest is a 300 acre oak preserve of formal gardens, woodlands, wetlands and prairies. Officially becoming part of Purdue University Northwest in 2018, Gabis Arboretum provides an enriching, natural habitat for public, educational, conservation and recreational use year-round.

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

Hours and cost of admission can be found at https://www.pnw.edu/gabis-arboretum/

219.462.0025
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