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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September 15:  Griffith.  Vegetable & Herb Gardening: Bringing it to the Table, presented by Master Gardener Joy McCullough, Griffith Branch Library, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

September 15 - 29:  Hammond.  Paint the Parks, daily, Indiana Welcome Center, www.southshorecva.com/events

September 15 - November 29:  Medaryville.  Greater Sandhill Cranes Fall Migration, Jasper-Pulaski State Fish & Wildlife Area, www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/3109.htm

September 15:  St John.  Biblical Herbs, presented by Master Gardener Susan Radovich, St John Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

September 15 - 30:  Statewide.  Register to become a Citizen Scientist at Project BudBurst, http://neoninc.org/education/projectbudburst

September 15 - October 31:  Valparaiso.  Night Hikes, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

September 16:  Merrillville.  Bulbs, presented by Master Gardeners William and Jennifer Tobin, Merrillville Branch Library, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

September 16 - 30:  Valparaiso.  Farmers' Market, Tuesdays, Central Park Plaza, http://valparaisoevents.com 

September 17 - 24:  DeMotte.  Market in the Park at Spencer Park, East side of Halleck St, Wednesdays, www.southshorecva.com/events

September 17:  Portage.  Wildflower Workshop "Wow'em with Wildflowers", presented by the Northwest District of the Garden Club of Indiana, Inc.  Woodland Park on Willowcreek Rd, contact Lori Higgins for further information, 219-762-0861 or lorhggns@msn.com; registration ends 9/1.

September 18:  Highland.  Easy Pruning for the Gardener, presented by Master Gardener Dolly Foster, Highland Branch Library, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

September 18 - 25:  Hobart.  Summer Market on the Lake, Thursdays, Festival Park, www.cityofhobart.org

September 18 - 25:  Schererville.  Schererville International Farmers' Market, Thursdays, Redar Park, www.southshorecva.com/events

September 19 - 26:  Griffith.  Central Market at Central Park, Broad St and W Oak St, Fridays, www.southshorecva.com/events

September 19:  St John.  Fall Container Workshop, Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

September 20, 21, 27, 28:  Anderson.  Mounds State Park has nature-related programs for adults and children, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/sp-mounds_september.pdf

September 20:  Cedar Lake.  Farmers' Market, Saturdays, Town Complex Grounds, www.southshorecva.com/events

September 20, 21, 27, 28:  Chesterton.  Indiana Dunes State Park has nature-related programs for adults and children, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/sp-Dunes_September.pdf

September 20 - October 25:  Chesterton.  Chesterton's European Market, Saturdays, Third Street & Broadway, www.chestertonseuropeanmarket.com

September 20 - October 18:  Crown Point.  Farmers' Market, Saturdays (except no market on 10/4), downtown - south block of Main St, http://crownpoint.in.gov/specialevents.htm

September 20 - 21:  Fort Wayne.  Johnny Appleseed Festival, http://johnnyappleseedfest.com

September 20 - December 27:  Gary.  Park in Focus, every Saturday, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

September 20:  Hammond.  Hoosier Riverwatch Workshop, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

September 20 - October 18:  Highland.  Street Market, Saturdays, Main Square Park, www.highlandparks.org/programs/Street-Market.html

September 20:  LaPorte.  Sunflower Fair, www.michigancitylaporte.com/events

September 20 - October 25:  Michigan City.  Farmer's Market, Saturdays, corner of 8th & Washington Sts, www.southshorecva.com/events

September 20 - October 25:  Remington.  Main Street Farmers' Market, Saturdays, 36 S Ohio St, www.southshorecva.com/events

September 20 - October 25:  Whiting.  Farmers' Market, Saturdays, 1443 119th St, www.southshorecva.com/events

September 21:  Crown Point.  Miniature/Fairy Garden Workshop, The Gardens at Niemeyers, www.niemeyerstone.com/workshops

September 21 - 28:  Gary.  Miller Beach Farmers' Market, Sundays, 667 South Lake St, www.southshorecva.com/events

September 21 - October 26:  Lowell.  Non-reserved hayrides for individuals and families, Saturdays and Sundays (except 10/11 & 10/12), Buckley Homestead, www.lakecountyparks.com

September 21 - October 26:  Munster.  Farmers' Market, Sundays, Centennial Park, 1005 S Centennial Dr, www.southshorecva.com/events

September 21 - 28:  Portage.  Community Market, Sundays, Founders' Square Park, www.inportageparks.com

September 21 - October 26:  St John.  Farmers' Market, Sundays, Community Hospital Outpatient Centre Parking Lot, 9660 Wicker Ave, www.southshorecva.com/events

September 22 - 25:  Statewide.  International MG Conference, "Horticultural Horizons in the Heartland," held in Council Bluffs, IA; http://mastergardener.unl.edu/imgc2015

September 26 - 28:  Crown Point.  Covered Bridge Harvest Fest, Lake County Fairgrounds, www.coveredbridgeharvestfest.org

September 26 - October 31:  Highland.  Family Farm Festival, Scheeringa Farms and Produce, www.southshorecva.com/events

September 26 - 28:  Valparaiso.  Northern Indiana Historical Power Association 38th Annual Fall Harvest Festival featuring John Deere Tractors and Equipment, www.nihpa.org

September 26 - 29:  Valparaiso.  Fall Harvest Festival and Antique Equipment Show, Sunset Hill Farm, www.porterco.org

September 26 - 28:  Wanatah.  Scarecrow Festival, www.scarecrowfest.org

September 27:  Hammond.  Department of Nature Preserves Field Days hike at Seidner Dune and Swale, co-led by Emily Stork and Jim Erdelac, www.heinzetrust.org/hike-program.html

September 27:  Lowell.  Free Public Observing at Conway Observatory, www.casonline.org, www.lakecountyparks.com

September 27:  Lowell.  Fall Harvest Festival & 13th Annual Grateful Gathering, free seminars, The Gardens at Niemeyer's, www.niemeyerstone.com

September 27:  Schererville.  Wild Ones, Gibson Woods Chapter is holding its 5th Biennial Native Plant Symposium with many great speakers and Silent Auction at the St John Twp Community Center.  See flyer and registration form for more information, www.gw-wildones.org/Native_Plant_Sale.html

September 27:  Valparaiso.  Preparing Roses for Winter, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

September 28:  Griffith.  CSRI Wheelchair Accessible Hayride, Oak Ridge Prairie County Park, www.lakecountyparks.com

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

October 3 - 5:  Westville.  Westville Pumpkin Festival, www.southshorecva.com/events

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

October 4:  Danville.  Adventures in Gardening, hosted by the Hendricks County Master Gardeners, Hendricks County 4-H Conference Complex, www.hort.purdue.edu/mg/pubs/HCMG_2014_AIG_Flyer.pdf

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

October 4:  Valparaiso.  Fall Fungi Hike, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

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

October 8:  Valparaiso.  Water Gardens of Italy, presented by Jane Foreman, Porter County Master Gardener, www.pcgarden.info/Monthly_Seminars.html

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

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

October 11, 18, 19, 25, 26:  Merrillville.  The Merrillville Community Planetarium presents Comet: From Ice to Fire, http://mcpstars.org/public/fall

October 11:  Valparaiso.  Fall Colors Hike, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

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

This page is updated weekly. >>Indiana Events Continued

Revised:  September 15, 2014