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
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
Harbor Country Adventures
1 Washington Street Michigan City, IN 46360

Explore all Lake Michigan can offer with an exciting high-speed ‘Sea Rocket’ boat tour or a relaxing cruise aboard The Emita II. Spend time exploring the best wine tour Michigan has to offer. Enjoy regional vineyards. cellars and wineries. Sample the best wines of the area, and don’t forget to buy a few bottles to bring home.

(269) 231-5867
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Hobgoblin
2 West Dunes Highway, Beverly Shores IN 46301

Hobgoblin Fine Wine and Spirits is a year-round purveyor located on Dunes Highway in historic Beverly Shores, Indiana. Our Mission is to create an inviting down-to-earth wine, spirits, and beer experience.

Hobgoblin.com
773.576.6170
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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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