Please see the events and club meetings listed below and on page 2. 
Although this Friendship Gardens is a private suburban garden, unavailable to the public, there are many other garden and nature related places to visit in Indiana.  Please visit Budding Gardener Events for Indiana events relating primarily to children.

Indiana Events:

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September 29:  Hammond.  Paint the Parks, Indiana Welcome Center,

September 29 - October 31:  Highland.  Family Farm Festival, daily, Scheeringa Farms and Produce,

September 29 - November 29:  Medaryville.  Greater Sandhill Cranes Fall Migration, Jasper-Pulaski State Fish & Wildlife Area,

September 29 - 30:  Statewide.  Register to become a Citizen Scientist at Project BudBurst,

September 29:  Valparaiso.  Fall Harvest Festival and Antique Equipment Show, Sunset Hill Farm,

September 29 - October 31:  Valparaiso.  Night Hikes, Taltree Arboretum,

September 30:  Valparaiso.  Farmers' Market, Central Park Plaza, 

October 1 - 31:  Valparaiso.  Trail of Scarecrows, daily, Taltree Arboretum, 

October 3 - 5:  Westville.  Westville Pumpkin Festival,

October 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26:  Chesterton.  Indiana Dunes State Park has nature-related events planned for adults and children,

October 4 - 25:  Chesterton.  Chesterton's European Market, Saturdays, Third Street & Broadway,

October 4 - 5:  Crown Point.  Fall Harvest Weekend demonstrations, The Gardens at Niemeyers,

October 4 - 18:  Crown Point.  Farmers' Market, Saturdays, downtown - south block of Main St (except 10/4 market moved to municipal lot next to Post Office),

October 4:  Danville.  Adventures in Gardening, hosted by the Hendricks County Master Gardeners, Hendricks County 4-H Conference Complex,

October 4 - December 27:  Gary.  Park in Focus, every Saturday, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education,

October 4 - 18:  Highland.  Street Market, Saturdays, Main Square Park,

October 4 - 26:  Hobart.  Non-reserved Hayrides, Saturdays and Sundays, Deep River County Park,

October 4 - 26:  Lowell.  Non-reserved hayrides for individuals and families, Saturdays and Sundays (except 10/11 & 10/12), Buckley Homestead,

October 4 - 25:  Michigan City.  Farmer's Market, Saturdays, corner of 8th & Washington Sts,

October 4 - 25:  Remington.  Main Street Farmers' Market, Saturdays, 36 S Ohio St,

October 4:  Valparaiso.  Fall Fungi Hike, Taltree Arboretum,

October 4 - 25:  Whiting.  Farmers' Market, Saturdays, 1443 119th St,

October 5 - 26:  Munster.  Farmers' Market, Sundays, Centennial Park, 1005 S Centennial Dr,

October 5 - 26:  St John.  Farmers' Market, Sundays, Community Hospital Outpatient Centre Parking Lot, 9660 Wicker Ave,

October 5:  Valparaiso.  Art in Nature - Oil Painting, Taltree Arboretum,

October 8:  Valparaiso.  Water Gardens of Italy, presented by Jane Foreman, Porter County Master Gardener,

October 9:  Merrillville.  Butterfly & Caterpillar Defenses, presented by Master Gardener Dian Fruth at the Northwest Indiana Butterfly Club meeting at the Merrillville Branch Library,

October 11:  Hammond.  Black Holes: Journey to the Unknown and Fright Light Laser Show, Challenger Learning Center on the Campus of Purdue University Calumet,

October 11 & 12:  Lowell.  Buckley Fall Festival, Buckley Homestead,

October 11, 18, 19, 25, 26:  Merrillville.  The Merrillville Community Planetarium presents Comet: From Ice to Fire,

October 11:  Valparaiso.  Fall Colors Hike, Taltree Arboretum,

October 12:  Hartford City.  Crockpot Herbal Soapmaking Workshop, Carolee's Herb Farm,

October 18:  Evansville.  Ohio Valley Garden Conference,

October 18:  Gary.  Bulbs & Brats, Miller Garden Club at The Aquatorium, Marquette Park,

October 18:  Hammond.  Fall Color Walk, Gibson Woods,

October 18:  Lowell.  Free Public Observing at Conway Observatory,,

October 18:  Valparaiso.  Project WILD: Environmental Education, Taltree Arboretum,

October 21:  Merrillville.  The Wonderful World of Weeds, A Search and Destroy Mission; presented by Master Gardener Darryl Dorton, Merrillville Branch Library,

October 24:  Crown Point.  Stargazing, The Auditorium at Bethel Church,

October 25:  Valparaiso.  Poisonous Plants, Taltree Arboretum,

October 25 - 28:  Valparaiso.  VKC Dog Show, Porter County Expo Center,

October 29 - 30:  Highland.  Jack-O-Lantern Festival, Main Square Park,

This page is updated weekly. >>Indiana Events Continued

Revised:  September 29, 2014