Indiana

Indiana club meetings and farmers' markets are listed 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.

Indiana Events:

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September 18 - December 31:  Medaryville.  Greater Sandhill Cranes Fall Migration, Jasper-Pulaski State Fish & Wildlife Area, www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/3109.htm

September 19 - 26:  Hammond.  Weekly Dragonfly Hunts, Tuesdays, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

September 19:  Merrillville.  Two and three year olds will learn about monkeys, Merrillville Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

September 19:  Shelby.  Children will collect fall items outside to create a glitter jar, Shelby Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

September 20 - October 11:  Hammond.  Weekly Bird Hikes, Wednesdays, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

September 20 - October 26:  Hammond.  Workshops are offered for Scouting Badges on Wednesdays & Thursdays, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

September 20:  Valparaiso.  Prairie Ethnobotany Class, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

September 21:  Beverly Shores.  Fall Colors Hike, Dune Ridge Trail, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

September 21 - February 15:  Hammond.  Birding Northwest Indiana, 1st & 3rd Thursday monthly, Gibson Woods, www.southshorecva.com/events

September 21:  Highland.  Indiana Orchids, presented by Master Gardener Sherry Kubiak, Highland Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

September 21:  Valparaiso.  Invasive Removal Day, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

September 22 - October 27:  Highland.  Field Day at the Farm, Fridays and Saturdays, Scheeringa Farms, www.scheeringafarm.com

September 22 - 24:  Valparaiso.  Northern Indiana Historical Power Association Annual Fall Harvest Festival, www.nihpa.org

September 22 - 24:  Wanatah.  Scarecrow Festival, www.scarecrowfest.org

September 23:  Crown Point, Gary, LaPorte, Valparaiso.  Farm Hop, www.southshorecva.com/events

September 23:  Hammond.  Dragonfly Hunt, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

September 23:  Michigan City.  Bog Gone Wild, Pinhook Bog, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

September 23:  Muncie.  Delaware County Master Gardener's 2nd Annual "Growing Through Gardening", Southside Church of the Nazarene, http://delcomastergardener.org/portfolio/project-two/

September 23:  Noblesville.  Creating Nature in the Burbs, presented by the Hamilton County Master Gardener Association, Hamilton County Fairgrounds, see flyer.

September 23:  Valparaiso.  Catch & Release Fishing, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

September 23:  Valparaiso.  Raised Bed Gardening Class, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

September 24:  LaPorte.  LaPorte Chain of Lakes Paddle, Stone Lake Beach, www.nwipa.org/events.html

September 25:  Schneider.  Children will collect fall items outside to create a glitter jar, Schneider Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

September 26:  Merrillville.  Two and three year olds will learn about elephants, Merrillville Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

September 26:  Schneider.  Children will make a scarecrow magnet, Schneider Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

September 26:  Shelby.  Children will read a story about Johnny Appleseed and make a craft, Shelby Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

September 27:  Crown Point.  Purdue Extension Program "Companion Planting", Extension Office, see flyer.

September 28:  Lake Station.  Elephant and Piggie Party for school age children 5-11, Lake Station-New Chicago Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

September 29 - October 1:  Westville.  Westville Pumpkin Festival, www.westvillepumpkinfestival.com

September 30:  Dune Acres.  Stewardship Program - National Public Lands Day, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

September 30:  Valparaiso.  Chickens of Taltree, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

October 1, 22, 29:  Porter.  Dune Buggy Bus Tours, Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

October 1 - 10:  Valparaiso.  Trail of Scarecrows, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

October 1 - 28:  Valparaiso.  Bulb Sales, each Saturday & Sunday, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

October 6, 13, 14, 20, 21:  Merrillville.  Dawn of the Space Age, Merrillville Community Planetarium, Clifford Pierce Middle School, http://mcpstars.org/public/fall

October 6 - 8:  Porter.  Outdoor Adventure Festival, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

October 7:  Danville.  Adventures in Gardening Seminar, hosted by the Hendricks County Master Gardeners, Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds, www.hendricksgardeners.com

October 7:  Gary.  Playdate in the Nature Play Zone, Paul H Douglas Center for Environmental Education, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

October 7:  Munster.  Pumpkins, Witches & Hayrides; Centennial Park, www.southshorecva.com/events

October 7 - 28:  Valparaiso.  Hay Ride, each Saturday, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

October 9:  Lowell.  Farm & Nature Walk, Buckley Homestead, www.lakecountyparks.com

October 10:  Crown Point.  Insect and Disease Problems of Evergreens, Lake County Master Gardener Association Education Program, Extension Office, 219-755-3240, sign up at http://tinyurl.com/2017evergreens

October 12:  Hammond.  The Gardens of France, presented by Master Gardener Carole Kutcka, Hammond Public Library, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

October 13:  Hammond.  Fall Color Walk, Gibson Woods, www.southshorecva.com/events

October 13, 27:  Valparaiso.  Group Bonfire & Night Hike, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

October 15:  English Lake.  Kankakee River Sandhill Crane Paddle, www.nwipa.org/events.html

October 21 - December 16:  Beverly Shores.  Stargazing with members from the Chicago Astronomical Society, Michiana Astronomical Society, and Calumet Astronomical Society at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Kemil Beach parking lot, 3rd Saturday monthly, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

October 21 - November 18:  Hammond.  Monthly Family Nature Walks, 3rd Saturdays, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

Please continue to page 2 for links with additional events, club meetings, farmers' markets, and other garden and nature related places to visit in Indiana.

This page is updated weekly. >>Indiana Events Page 2
Please contact us three weeks in advance to have your Indiana garden/nature related events posted here.

Revised:  September 18, 2017