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,

September 15 - 29:  Hammond.  Paint the Parks, daily, Indiana Welcome Center,

September 15 - November 29:  Medaryville.  Greater Sandhill Cranes Fall Migration, Jasper-Pulaski State Fish & Wildlife Area,

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

September 15 - 30:  Statewide.  Register to become a Citizen Scientist at Project BudBurst,

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

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

September 16 - 30:  Valparaiso.  Farmers' Market, Tuesdays, Central Park Plaza, 

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

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; registration ends 9/1.

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

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

September 18 - 25:  Schererville.  Schererville International Farmers' Market, Thursdays, Redar Park,

September 19 - 26:  Griffith.  Central Market at Central Park, Broad St and W Oak St, Fridays,

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

September 20, 21, 27, 28:  Anderson.  Mounds State Park has nature-related programs for adults and children,

September 20:  Cedar Lake.  Farmers' Market, Saturdays, Town Complex Grounds,

September 20, 21, 27, 28:  Chesterton.  Indiana Dunes State Park has nature-related programs for adults and children,

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

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

September 20 - 21:  Fort Wayne.  Johnny Appleseed Festival,

September 20 - December 27:  Gary.  Park in Focus, every Saturday, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education,

September 20:  Hammond.  Hoosier Riverwatch Workshop, Gibson Woods,

September 20 - October 18:  Highland.  Street Market, Saturdays, Main Square Park,

September 20:  LaPorte.  Sunflower Fair,

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

September 20 - October 25:  Remington.  Main Street Farmers' Market, Saturdays, 36 S Ohio St,

September 20 - October 25:  Whiting.  Farmers' Market, Saturdays, 1443 119th St,

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

September 21 - 28:  Gary.  Miller Beach Farmers' Market, Sundays, 667 South Lake St,

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

September 21 - October 26:  Munster.  Farmers' Market, Sundays, Centennial Park, 1005 S Centennial Dr,

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

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

September 22 - 25:  Statewide.  International MG Conference, "Horticultural Horizons in the Heartland," held in Council Bluffs, IA;

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

September 26 - October 31:  Highland.  Family Farm Festival, Scheeringa Farms and Produce,

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

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

September 26 - 28:  Wanatah.  Scarecrow Festival,

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

September 27:  Lowell.  Free Public Observing at Conway Observatory,,

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

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,

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

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

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

October 3 - 5:  Westville.  Westville Pumpkin Festival,

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

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

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

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

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 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,

This page is updated weekly. >>Indiana Events Continued

Revised:  September 15, 2014