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  • Out & About
  • Art
    All weekend – “WALK-N-WANDER WARSAW” – Sixteen lifelike statues created by American sculptor Seward Johnson displayed within walking distance of Courthouse Square, Warsaw; free; 1-800-800-6090 or
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    AT THE LIBRARY: •”Maker Mondays: Jewelry” will be take place Monday at the Allen County Public Library, Young Adults’ Services, 900 Library Plaza. For information, call 421-1210. Jim Gill will provide music at 10:30 a.m.
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THURSDAY
Martin Luther King Jr. re-enactor – T. Leon Williams to deliver King’s speech presented at Manchester College on Feb. 1, 1968; 7 p.m.; Cordier Auditorium, Manchester University, North Manchester; free.
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The Mad Ants take the court Thursday against Maine at Memorial Coliseum.

Out & About

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The Mizpah Shrine Circus happens this weekend at Memorial Coliseum. The audience will be treated to animal acts, flying acrobats and of course, clowns.
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Miami Indian re-enactors will be part of the “Living History: Nouvelle Annee” at Historic Fort Wayne on Saturday.

COMEDY

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Marc “Skippy” Price and Mike Stankiewicz – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $10.50; 486-0216.

THURSDAY

Chris Barnes – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $10.50; 486-0216.

DANCES

SATURDAY

Studio Dance – 8 p.m.; Renaissance Ballroom Dance Studio, Ossian; 622-6644.

SUNDAY

Singles/Couples Dance – 6 to 10 p.m.; West Side Gardens Reception Hall, 2025 Olladale Drive; $7.

FESTIVALS

SATURDAY

Winterval – 2 to 5 p.m.; winter carnival with snow crafts, activities and treats; Community Center, 233 W. Main St.; free; 427-6460; other area events, see schedule at www.fortwayneparks.org.

Ice Fest 2013 – Randy Finch from Food Network’s “Ice Brigade” and ice sculptures; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; chili and soup tasting; downtown Coldwater, Mich.; www.coldwaterdda.org.

THURSDAY

Fort Wayne Fringe – Performing arts festival with different artists; Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Ave.; $5 per show; ends Feb. 3; for acts and performance times, visit www.fwfringe.tumblr.com.

HOLIDAY EVENTS

TODAY AND SATURDAY

“Holiday Show” – Artwork by regional and national artists; ends Thursday; Castle Gallery Fine Art, 1202 W. Wayne St.; hours, 426-6568 or www.castlegallery.com.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS

ALL WEE KEND

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Exhibit includes rare 1930 Auburn 8-125 Sport Sedan, a rare 1931 Stutz limousine chassis and a rare Dual-Cowl Cord L-29 Phaeton; hours and admission, 260-925-1444.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Mighty Jungle Adventure” exhibit, ends April 7; Winterval, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, free cocoa and cookies and make a bird craft; “Make Snow Indoors,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3 to 17, free to ages 2 and younger; call for hours, 427-6440 or www.botanicalconservatory.org.

National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive & Carriage Museum World War II rare German fighting vehicles and United States Air Force staff car displays; 5634 County Road 11-A, Auburn; admission for both museums, $10 adults, $6 to ages 11 to 7, free to ages 6 and younger; 260-927-9144.

National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States – “Cars and Trucks Like You Used to Own” includes International Harvester truck gallery, restored 1948 Valentine Diner, historic gas pumps, toy and die-cast model and Checker Cab display; adjacent to Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, Auburn; admission; hours, 260-925-9100 or www.natmus.org.

Northeastern Indiana Racing Museum – Vintage photos, race cars and artifacts from local race tracks and racers; inside the National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive Museum, Auburn; open daily; admission price, 260-316-0966 or ksplace1@frontier.com.

Science Central – “Genomics eXplorer” exhibit, ends April 14; 1950 N. Clinton St.; regular admission, $8 adults and ages 12 to 3, $7 seniors; hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

The History Center – Law enforcement exhibit, also “Allen County Innovation,” permanent exhibition gallery, looks at inventions and products created and produced in Allen County; 302 E. Berry St.; $5 adults, $3 seniors and students, free to ages 2 and younger; hours, 426-2882 or www.fwhistorycenter.com. SATURDAY

“Living History: Nouvelle Annee” – French Garrison of Fort Wayne in 1753 re-enactment; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Historic Fort Wayne, 1201 Spy Run Ave.; freewill donation; 437-2836 or www.oldfortwayne.org.

RECREATIONAL

ALL WEEKEND

Ice skating – Hours: noon to 10 p.m. today, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, 1 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; Headwaters Park; $5 ages 14 and older, $3 ages 13 and younger, $2 skate rental; free parking and spectators; free to ages 13 and younger every Wednesday through Feb. 27, must pay skate rental; 422-7625 or www.fortwayneparks.org. Ends March 4.

Refrigerated Toboggan – 5 to 10 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; Pokagon State Park, Angola; park entrance fees apply; rental fees, 260-833-2012 or www.IN.gov/dnr. Ends Feb. 24.

TUESDAY

Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road; free; 478-2515 or info@lrwp.org.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

ALL WEEKEND

Mizpah Shrine Circus – 6:30 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $20, $15, $12, $10; 1-800-745-3000. Free Circus Fair in Exposition Center opens one hour before the first show of each day and continues until one hour after the last show ends. Ends Sunday.

Fort Wayne Outdoor Sports, Lake and Cabin Show – Recreational and outdoor products; Noon to 9 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $10 for adults, children 16 and under free; plus parking fee; www.sportsandcabinshow.com.

TODAY

Elton John “Remote Live” concert – Singer will perform “live” from Disneyland’s Hyperion Theater in Anaheim, Calif.; 12:30 a.m. (Saturday), doors open at midnight today; Sweetwater Sound, 5501 U.S. 30; event is sold out; 432-8176 or www.sweetwater.com.

SATURDAY

Acoustic Spoken Word Café – Featuring Adrian Curry and Grey Gordon; 7 to 10 p.m.; Café, TRIAAC, 501 E. Brackenridge St.; $5; 969-9442.

Fort Wayne Derby Girls – Screening of documentary film “Derby, Baby!”; doors open at 6:30 p.m., movie at 7 p.m.; $12 in advance, $15 at door; IPFW, Neff Hall room 101, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; www.fwderbygirls.com or email fwderbygirls@gmail.com.

SUNDAY

Fort Wayne Record and CD Show – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Classic Café, 4832 Hillegas Road; free admission; 482-2525.

Fort Wayne Hobby and Collectibles Show – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Classic Café, 4832 Hillegas Road; free admission.

WEDNESDAY

Pinewood Derby 2013 – “Test and Tune Days,” 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 27; Phil’s Hobby Shop, Parkwest Shopping Center; free; 426-5056 or www.philshobbyshop.com.

“One Night Stand: Creating a Play in a Day” – Theater event, behind the Broadway curtain; 7:30 p.m.; Coldwater Crossing, 211 W. Washington Center Road. tickets, www.fathomevents.com.

“Celebrate Downtown” – Downtown Improvement District hosts living statue Mark Abbati, music, photography and screening of new DID video; 5 to 7 p.m.; Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St.; “Living Statue Workshop” from 2 to 4 p.m.; RSVP at www.downtownfortwayne.com.

THURSDAY

Fort Wayne RV and Camping Show – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $6 adults, $4 seniors and $2 for kids 12 and under; ends Feb. 3; www.rvshows.org.

“The Best of RiffTrax Live: Plan 9 from Outer Space” – Theater event; 7:30 p.m.; Coldwater Crossing, 211 W. Washington Center Road. tickets, www.fathomevents.com.

Antique Appraisal Fair – 2 to 4 p.m.; Bethlehem Woods Nursing and Rehabilitation, 4430 Elsdale Drive; call 485-8157 to schedule an appraisal.

It Is Well with My Soul – “Culture of Black Education”; 6:30 to 8 p.m.; Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room B, 900 Library Plaza; $1; reservations, 420-0765.

SPECTATOR SPORTS

THURSDAY

Mad Ants basketball – vs. Maine; 7 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; reserved, $20.50, $12.50, $10.50, $5.50; 1-800-745-3000.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“Big River” – 8 p.m.; Van Wert Civic Theatre, Van Wert, Ohio; $10; 419-238-0404 or www.vwct.org. Ends Feb. 9.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

“Almost, Maine” – Doors open at 6:15 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and show at 8 p.m.; Arena Dinner Theatre, 719 Rockhill St.; tickets, 424-5622 or www.arenadinnertheatre.org. Ends Feb. 2.

SATURDAY

Mystery Dinner Theater – St. Joseph Hessen Cassel School presents entertainment with appetizers, dinner and performance; 6 p.m. appetizers, 7 p.m. dinner and 8 p.m. show; St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Parish Hall, 11521 Old U.S. 27 S.; $30; 639-3580.

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