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Taste of Duneland 2009


Labor Day Weekend
 September 5th,
2009 Downtown Chesterton

       Thomas Centennial Park             



    This year's lineup included:   

   Lucrezia's Cafe,  Wagner's Ribs,  Third Coast Spice Cafe,  Popolano's,  Giggle's Pizza, 

Chesterton Lions Club,   Leroy's Hot Stuff,   Gelato Fun,  Flower Cart,  Regal Rabbit,

George's Gyros,  LULAC,  Frozen Rainbow Italian Ice     

  Music by  Delta Straight was featured in the 1st Source Bank Bandstand   

 New this year was the Chess Challenge in the Park.  Chess enthusiasts pulled up a chair and competed against Nick Groenewegen, founder and leader of Westchester Library's chess programs.  In anticipation of the 28th Annual Wizard of Oz Festival, September 18-20th, the very first Oz Idol preliminary round was held at the bandstand . 

Students from O'Connor's Martial Arts and Lakeshore Gymnastics demonstrated their awesome skills and abilities.


This year, over 5,000 people gathered to enjoy great food, great music, and great weather

in our beautiful Thomas Centennial Park.  We look forward to seeing everyone again next year!