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

September 29 - October 31:  Highland.  Family Farm Festival, daily, Scheeringa Farms and Produce, www.southshorecva.com/events

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

September 29 - 30:  Statewide.  Register to become a Citizen Scientist at Project BudBurst, http://neoninc.org/education/projectbudburst

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

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

September 30:  Valparaiso.  Farmers' Market, Central Park Plaza, http://valparaisoevents.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, 10, 11, 12, 18, 19, 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 4 - 25:  Chesterton.  Chesterton's European Market, Saturdays, Third Street & Broadway, www.chestertonseuropeanmarket.com

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

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), http://crownpoint.in.gov/specialevents.htm

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

October 4 - 18:  Highland.  Street Market, Saturdays, Main Square Park, www.highlandparks.org/programs/Street-Market.html

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

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

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

October 4 - 25:  Remington.  Main Street Farmers' Market, Saturdays, 36 S Ohio St, www.southshorecva.com/events

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

October 4 - 25:  Whiting.  Farmers' Market, Saturdays, 1443 119th St, www.southshorecva.com/events

October 5 - 26:  Munster.  Farmers' Market, Sundays, Centennial Park, 1005 S Centennial Dr, www.southshorecva.com/events

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

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

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

October 18:  Evansville.  Ohio Valley Garden Conference, www.swimga.org

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

October 18:  Hammond.  Fall Color Walk, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

October 18:  Lowell.  Free Public Observing at Conway Observatory, www.casonline.org, www.lakecountyparks.com

October 18:  Valparaiso.  Project WILD: Environmental Education, 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:  Crown Point.  Stargazing, The Auditorium at Bethel Church, 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 29 - 30:  Highland.  Jack-O-Lantern Festival, Main Square Park, www.southshorecva.com/events

This page is updated weekly. >>Indiana Events Continued

Revised:  September 29, 2014