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Outdoor Area Summer Concert Series

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Portage Summer

Music in the Park Series

Portage Township Live Entertainment Association’s 10th season of Portage Summer Music in the Park will be held at Woodland Park, 2100 Willowcreek Rd., every Tuesday through Aug. 24. The schedule is as follows: Aug. 10, Quentin Flagg Variety Show; Aug. 17, Larry Spurlock Band – dance band; Aug. 24, new element Celtic & bluegrass.

All concerts are free, and everyone is invited to bring their lawn chairs, blankets, refreshments, and enjoy the show at the gazebo, weather permitting. Concerts will be inside the park hall in inclement weather. For more information, call Woodland Park at 762-1675, Portage Chamber at 762-3300, or Terry Hardin at 762-5025.

 

Chesterton Coffee Creek

Watershed Preserve Concert Series

The Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve amphitheater offers audiences a 360-degree panoramic view, and was built to correspond with the natural contour of the land. Guests are shaded from May through September by a composite of shade sails custom-designed for the amphitheater. You need only bring a chair or blanket and any food and non-alcoholic drink items you want, then sit back and enjoy.

On Aug. 21, enjoy the Tommy Thompson Band from 6-9 p.m; Sept. 11, South Shore Brass Band from 6-8 p.m.; and Sept. 18, Misunderstood Band from 6-9 p.m.

The preserve features brick, paved and natural trails up to five miles in length. Playground equipment, picnic shelters and fishing are also available. From the south, take I-65 North to I-94 East to Exit 26-A, southbound. Exit on State Route 49 after approximately two miles. For more information, call 395-5315.

 

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

offers Music in Nature Concert Series

Taltree Arboretum and Gardens will once again offer Music in Nature, its summer outdoor concert series, through late September on select Friday nights and Sunday afternoons. There will be returning acts, like Duke Tumatoe and the Power Trio, and lots of new performers, as well. The lineup includes: singer-songwriter John Garrison, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Aug. 6;  Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young tribute band, Marrakesh Express, 3 – 5 p.m. Aug. 15; Double Headline Night: It’s About Time (classic rock) and The Rolling Jones (Rolling Stones tribute band), 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Aug. 20; and classic rockers The Neverly Brothers, 3–5 p.m. Aug. 29.

This year Taltree introduces a new six-performance, free Subscription Series available to members as a benefit. All concerts are open to the public for $15 to non-members and $10 to members (with membership card). Purchase tickets online at www.taltree.org, or purchase at the gate.

Taltree is located at 450 West 100 North, Valparaiso. Admission to the grounds is $5 for guests; free for Taltree members and children under 5. For more information, visit www.taltree.org, call 462-0025 or e-mail info@taltree.org.

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