Buckley Homestead County Park
When Rose Buckley Pearce walked into the Lake County Government Center in 1977, she was lucky someone directed her to the offices of the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department.
LOWELL | Basket Workshops at Buckley Homestead County Park are offered by experienced teacher Julie Duttlinger, who returns to the farm each summer. Participants are guaranteed a finished basket by the end of one class.
LOWELL | A sheep shearing demonstration, “From Sheep to Sweater,” will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Buckley Homestead County Park, 3606 Belshaw Road. Sheep will be sheared about 1 p.m.
LOWELL | To celebrate Global Astronomy Month, the Calumet Astronomical Society is joining with astronomy clubs around the world to provide people with an opportunity to view the many celestial wonders of our sky.
LOWELL | Pungent smoke wafted through the cloudy, chilled air as sap cooked down over an open fire.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Parks and Recreation Department is in the process of updating its Five-Year Parks and Recreation Open Space Plan for 2014 to 2019. The plan, a guideline for future development and management, will be submitted to the Indiana Department of Recreation in April.
Hay rides are offered at Lake County's Buckley and Deep River parks this fall. No reservations are needed. These hay rides are not for groups.
MERRILLVILLE | Opening day ticket sales for "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" at Buckley Homestead County Park will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. (in person sales only) today only at Deep River Waterpark, 9001 E. U.S. 30, just east of the Lake County Parks Corporate Office.
LOWELL | Volunteers are needed to monitor streams and rivers in Indiana for water quality, and a Hoosier River Watch Workshop set for Friday at Buckley Homestead County Park, 3606 Belshaw Road, will provide participants with the resources and skills needed to become part of this project.
LOWELL | The war is over for re-enactors at Buckley Homestead County Park.
LOWELL | Horse-drawn bobsled rides are offered from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Buckley Homestead County Park on Saturdays and Sundays in January and February.
LOWELL | Twinkling candles in the windows, a chill in the air, and the echo of distant carols being sung will take visitors back to "Christmas Long Ago" next weekend at Buckley Homestead County Park.
LOWELL | With rain pouring down, Rebecca Grochowski her family wore smiles and carried umbrellas as they arrived for their Saturday outing at Buckley Homestead County Park.
LOWELL | The simpler pleasures of turn-of-the-century rural Indiana unfold Saturday and Sunday at Buckley Homestead County Park.
LOWELL | Students in fifth through 12th grade with an interest in the stars are invited to join the annual Youth Astronomy Camp at Purdue and Conway Observatory at Buckley Homestead.
LOWELL | Lake County Park's Buckley Homestead Living History Farm will be transformed into the European countryside of World War II for two days beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday.
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