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Top Ten Events in June

It's been a few years (actually, pre-covid) since we've done our top ten events. But, now that there is so much happening again, we've decided to bring it back! Some of the events are ours (we are biased), but there are also lots of other really good ones. We hope this helps you plan out your month.

June 2: Phillip Gulley, American Writer and Storyteller, Acorn Theater, Three Oaks, MI. Kick off June with an outing to Michigan. Enjoy a night of laugher and entertainment. This event is a fundraiser for Paws of Humanity. Head right next door to Journeyman/Staymaker for dinner and drinks. More info and tickets here.

June 3: Brew at the Zoo, Washington Park Zoo, Michigan City IN. This popular brew fest is back! Mingle with the animals while sipping brews, enjoying a hot dog and listening to live music. This is a fundraiser for the Michigan City Zoological Society and is a great way to get out amongst the animals for an adult evening. More info and tickets here.

June 8: Sunset Serenades at Marina Shores, Portage, IN. Missing live music at Trail Stop? Head to Marina Shores where the gang will be out to listen to Tommy Thompson sing some tunes. It's a great spot to have dinner, watch the boats and who knows...maybe we will all caravan down to Portage Lakefront for sunset when the music ends. Join facebook event here.

June 15: Beer Run & Walk at Tryon Farm, Michigan City, IN. It's time for the Dig the Dunes June run (and walk!). Hit the trails at Tryon Farm and then head to Burn Em Brewing for a delicious cold beer and some snacks. This is a great way to get out and socialize while getting in shape too! Register here.

June 16: Songs and Stories from Cash on Cash, Miller Beach, IN. Stories about Johnny Cash interspersed with his songs with novelist and musician Robert Burke Warren. This will take place at 616 S. Lake Street in Miller and will be $20. Drinks are available next door. Learn more here.

June 17: Beverly Shores Necktie 5k Run & Walk, Beverly Shores, IN. Celebrate Father's everywhere with this fun run that is now in it's 16th year. Prizes, awards, music and more. Register here. Price increases after June 5.

June 17: Float with Four Fathers on the Emita II, Lake Michigan Boat Ride, Michigan City, IN. Grab the family (or just head out with adults) and join Dig the Dunes for a fun boat ride on the Saturday before Father's Day. Your ticket includes a selection of tastings from Four Fathers and a delicious Arturo's fresh baked pretzel. Kids are just $18. Reserve your spot today!

June 23: Echoes of Pompeii at Zorn Brew Works, Michigan City, IN. Experience the ultimate Pink Floyd tribute show at the backyard event venue at Zorn. This is a new outdoor space that is the perfect spot for a concert. Learn more here.

June 24: Beverly Shores Garden and Art Walk, Beverly Shores, IN. The 2023 event is themed “Gems of Beverly Shores.” This year, guests will tour five exquisite properties, including the main floor of two iconic properties. Proceeds will benefit ABSR and ERG. Purchase your advance tickets here.

June 29: Sunset Sangria Party in the Pavilion, Michigan City, IN. Head down to Millenium Plaza in Michigan City for a Sangria Party. Round Barn will be on hand with samples, Johnny V will be playing tunes and a delicious hummus plate with veggies and pita is also included. Full cash bar is also available. Stay til sunset or hop on the sunset cruise which is right next door (cost additional for cruise). Purchase tickets for Sangria Party here. (Kids under 12 FREE).


We know there is so much more to do in the dunes and this is just a start. Be sure to follow us on social media @digthedunes and sign up for our weekly e-newsletter to continue to find out about all the fun things happening in our area. Sign up for our email right here.


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