Upcoming Events




Dune Struck! 65th Anniversary Gala—The Uptown Center in Michigan City

Friday, November 3, 2017
6:30PM – 9:30PM

$50 Per Person ∴ Tickets Required

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This wonderful evening is your opportunity to see some of the amazing performances from the Dunes Blowout which took place at West Beach last September. Celebrate our dunes with entertainment by the Patti Shaffner Trio, an array of delicious small plates, a deluxe coffee bar and a silent auction. A cash bar will be available. Check back for more information soon!

Native Landscaping Class in Partnership with TalTree Arboretum & Gardens—TalTree Depot in Valparaiso 

Friday, November 10, 2017
10:00AM – 12:00PM

$10 Taltree Members ∴ $15 Non-Taltree Members

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Join Save the Dunes Project Coordinator and Botanist, Nathanael Pilla to learn about plants that will give interest to your garden through the season, the importance of native plants and their benefits to wildlife and popular plants to avoid all while supporting Taltree Arboretum & Gardens.


Uncork and Create: Wire Wrapping Workshop Benefitting Save the Dunes—Barker House in Michigan City

Sunday, December 3, 2017
6:00PM – 8:30PM

$50 per person ∴ Includes class and two glasses of wine ∴ 100% of proceeds benefit Save the Dunes

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Join Linda Byer Mickevicius, owner of Beach Bum Jewels and Eve Wierzbicki of Dig the Dunes as they present an earring workshop to solely benefit Save the Dunes. Each ticket will get you two glasses of wine (red or white), appetizers, all the materials for the class AND instruction by Linda. This is a perfect way to create a holiday gift or new earrings for yourself! In this class, you will learn how to shape wire into a whimsical shape of your choice, texturize the wire, thread a piece of beach glass on a head pin and attach the beach glass and sterling silver earwires to the earring you created. Get your tickets now!

Save the Dunes Annual Meeting and Holiday Party—Barker House in Michigan City

Thursday, December 7, 2017
6:00PM – 8:30PM

FREE for Members ∴ Non-member Donation $10 ∴ Tickets Required

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Save the Dunes will host our Annual Membership Meeting at our offices on December 7th. At the Annual Meeting we will discuss the organization’s current projects, nominate new members for our Board of Directors, and announce the winner of the Paul H. Douglas Award. Following the Annual Meeting, we’ll stick around Barker House for a holiday party – all are welcome to join! Please come by to enjoy some refreshments and hear about our successes of 2017 and plans for 2018.

Questions about an event? Need help registering? Contact Heather at heather@savedunes.org or call 219.879.3564 ext. 121.