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Posts by Andrew Knies

18th Street Brewery’s 6 Year Celebration

It’s that time of the year again when we all meet at 18th Street Brewery in Hammond to celebrate our 6th Anniversary Party! General Admission tickets are $40 each. This will get you entrance to the party, a 6 year 4 pack 12oz cans of our Barrel aged coffee Russian Imperial Stout (name TBD), a…

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Christmas Eve Morning Stroll

Bring some cheer and your whole family along for our annual Christmas Eve walk through the dune forests to relax and enjoy the spirit of the season! Meet the Naturalists at the Nature Center at 10 a.m. to begin this 1.5-hour walk to explore the winter life and beauty of the dunes. A warm campfire…

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Festivus 5K Run

Race the Region’s FESTIVUS 5K (The 12th race in the Race the Region Series)Hosted by Race the RegionRunning Vines Winery, 119 S. Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN 46304 “BECAUSE YOUR TRAINING DESERVES A GREAT RACING EXPERIENCE”. *Custom Finishers Medal *Custom Finishers Certificate *Timing mats at the Starting Line and Chip Timing for Finish Results *Live results…

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Glowing Lights Night

Christmas at the historic Barker Mansion! View three floors of decorations as you’re immersed in the Barker family legacy of philanthropy and industry. Tours take place Tuesday through Sunday from December 1 through 30 (the mansion is closed on Mondays). A variety of guided and self-guided tours, musical performances, kids’ crafts, cookie decorating, and more…

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Holly Days

Welcome the holidays as Downtown Valparaiso comes to life with the sights and sounds of the holiday season.  Enjoy train rides, live entertainment, ice carving and more. Admire the decorated streets and visit your favorite shops for their annual holiday open houses.  Dine at one of our unique restaurants and enjoy specials throughout downtown.

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The Valparaiso Moraine

When your driving do you notice most of our area is flat? Living in Indiana has it’s stigmas and sometimes as we’re driving through the fields down I65 I get it! However, here in Indiana North we have pockets of extremely interesting landscapes. There is a belt of rolling hills, steep ridges, deep-wooded gorges, muck…

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The Valparaiso Farmers Market

The Valparaiso Farmers Market is open every Tuesday and Saturday from 8am to 2pm through October 19th. The Valparaiso Market is located at the William E. Urschel Pavilion at Central Park Plaza, 63 Lafayette Street in Valparaiso. Visit with local growers and craftsmen to buy plants in early summer and the freshest vegetables from summer…

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Andrew’s 6 Step Guide to Curb Appeal

6 Step Guide to Curb Appeal that will RAISE your sales price while shortening your Days on Market while not costing you an arm and a leg. Step 1: An IMMACULATE Front Yard While your home is on the market you need to keep your grass cut and trimmed neatly. This includes edging around the…

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