Indiana

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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October 20 - 31:  Highland.  Family Farm Festival, daily, Scheeringa Farms and Produce, www.southshorecva.com/events

October 20 - November 29:  Medaryville.  Greater Sandhill Cranes Fall Migration, Jasper-Pulaski State Fish & Wildlife Area, www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/3109.htm

October 20 - 31:  Valparaiso.  Night Hikes, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

October 20 - 31:  Valparaiso.  Trail of Scarecrows, daily, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org 

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

October 24, 25, 26:  Anderson.  Mounds State Park has nature-related programs for adults and children, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/sp-Mounds_October.pdf

October 24:  Crown Point.  Stargazing, The Auditorium at Bethel Church, www.southshorecva.com/events

October 25, 26:  Chesterton.  Indiana Dunes State Park has nature-related events planned for adults and children, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/sp-Dunes_October.pdf

October 25:  Chesterton.  Chesterton's European Market, Third Street & Broadway, www.chestertonseuropeanmarket.com

October 25 - December 27:  Gary.  Park in Focus, every Saturday, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

October 25 - 26:  Hobart.  Non-reserved Hayrides, Saturdays and Sundays, Deep River County Park, www.lakecountyparks.com

October 25 - 26:  Lowell.  Non-reserved hayrides for individuals and families, Saturdays and Sundays, Buckley Homestead, www.lakecountyparks.com

October 25, 26:  Merrillville.  The Merrillville Community Planetarium presents Comet: From Ice to Fire, http://mcpstars.org/public/fall

October 25:  Michigan City.  Farmer's Market, corner of 8th & Washington Sts, www.southshorecva.com/events

October 25:  Remington.  Main Street Farmers' Market, 36 S Ohio St, www.southshorecva.com/events

October 25:  Valparaiso.  Poisonous Plants, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

October 25 - 28:  Valparaiso.  VKC Dog Show, Porter County Expo Center, http://valparaisokennelclub.com

October 25:  Whiting.  Farmers' Market, 1443 119th St, www.southshorecva.com/events

October 26:  Munster.  Farmers' Market, Centennial Park, 1005 S Centennial Dr, www.southshorecva.com/events

October 26:  St John.  Farmers' Market, Community Hospital Outpatient Centre Parking Lot, 9660 Wicker Ave, www.southshorecva.com/events

October 27:  Lowell.  Make Gardening Easier/Compost, presented by Master Gardener Larry Anderson, Lowell Public Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

October 27 - 31:  Lowell.  Kregel's Pumpkin Patch Fall Fun, www.southshorecva.com/events

October 29 - 30:  Highland.  Jack-O-Lantern Festival, Main Square Park, www.southshorecva.com/events

November 1:  Hammond.  Bird Feeding Basics, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

November 6:  Merrillville.  Cornucopia of Hand-Crafted Seasonal Gift Giving, Merrillville Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

November 6:  St John.  Garden Myths and Mistakes, presented by Master Gardener Gale Candiano, St John Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

November 8:  Hammond.  Stars, Laser Vinyl; Challenger Learning Center on the Campus of Purdue University Calumet, www.clcnwi.com

November 8:  Valparaiso.  Wilderness Survival 101: Family Edition, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

November 9:  Hammond.  Between Two Waters: The Continental Divide and the Development of the Chicago and the Calumet Region, presented by David Dolak, Columbia College Chicago; Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

November 15:  Lowell.  Free Public Observing at Conway Observatory, Buckley Homestead, www.casonline.org, www.lakecountyparks.com

November 18:  Merrillville.  Native Plants - The Four Seasons of Color, presented by Master Gardener Kathy Kick, Merrillville Branch Library, http://lakecountymastergardeners.com

November 20:  Crown Point.  Winter Outdoor Container Workshop, The Gardens at Niemeyer's, www.niemeyerstone.com

This page is updated weekly. >>Indiana Events Continued

Revised:  October 20, 2014