Fort Wayne –
C.B. Huesing – Author of The Trouble with Cass; 2 p.m.; Huntington County Public Library, 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington; 260-356-2900.
Sharon Kurtz Hammel – Author of Handicap Never! I Will Love You Forever; 6 p.m.; Kendallville Public Library, Kendallville.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
Jay Black and Jay Washington – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.
Tom Foss and Chris Killian – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.
Mid-States Dance Festival – Workshops and master-level classes will be taught; activities will be held at Marriott Courtyard, Arts United Center, Fort Wayne Dance Collective and University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center; evening performance, 7 p.m. today and Saturday, University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center, $20; information, 471-7848 or www.visitfortwayne.com.
American Style Ballroom – Open dance party, 8:30 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $5; 480-7070.
American Style Ballroom
– Open dance party; 7 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $6; 480-7070.
Singles/Couples Dance – 6 to 10 p.m.; West Side Gardens Reception Hall, 2025 Olladale Drive; $7; 609-8877.
Music Box Ballroom Dance – 6 to 9 p.m.; Lighted Gardens, 10794 N. Indiana 1, Ossian; $7 members, $10 non-members.
American Style Ballroom – Beginner Open Dance, 8:30 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $5; 480-7070.
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Exhibit includes rare 1930 Auburn 8-125 Sports Sedan, a rare 1931 Stutz limousine chassis and a rare Dual-Cowl Cord L-29 Phaeton; 1600 South Wayne St., Auburn; hours and admission, 260-925-1444.
Botanical Conservatory – Butterflies with an African Beat exhibit, ends July 7; 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.
Fort Wayne Childrens Zoo – Includes African Journey, Australian Adventure, Central Zoo and Indonesian Rain Forest exhibits; open through Oct. 13; 3411 Sherman Blvd.; hours and admission, 427-6810 or KidsZoo.org.
Hoosier Air Museum – Aircraft on display; open through Dec. 14; 2822 County Road 62, Auburn; $5 adults, $4 ages 18 to 12, free to ages 11 and younger; 260-927-0443 or www.hoosierairmuseum.org.
National Military History Center
and Kruse Automotive & Carriage Museum
– Displays include Dukes of Hazard No. 1 General Lee car, original KITT car, No. 3 Dale Earnhardt NASCAR and the 1989 Batmobile and Bat Boat; 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 email@example.com.
Sauder Village – Quilt Show; ends Sunday; 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays; Archbold, Ohio; admission prices, 1-800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org.
Science Central – Wild
Minds What Animals Really Think traveling exhibit, ends Sept. 8; Afternoon Science/Physics, 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, $6 per student for lab and demo, $4 admission for non-member, registration required; 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.
Whitley County Historical Museum – Endangered Heritage traveling exhibit; ends May 23; 9 a.m. to noon Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 108 W. Jefferson St., Columbia City; 260-244-6372.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Black Pine Animal Sanctuary – Opening day with free tours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 1426 W. 300 N., Albion; admission, 260-636-7383 or
The Old Fort – Three Rivers Primitive Skills Gathering; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; 1201 Spy Run Ave.; 574-529-2691.
Chief Richardville House – Miami Indian Heritage Days; 1 to 4 p.m.; 5705 Bluffton Road; $7 adults, $5 seniors and students; 426-2882.
Golf Outing – Sponsored by Fort Wayne Fever Soccer Academy; 8:30 a.m. registration; Cedar Creek Golf Course, 10000 Garman Road, Leo-Cedarville; $80 a person or $240 per foursome; www.fwfever.com.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Shoot for a Cure Tournament – Sponsored by Fort Wayne Fever to raise money for breast cancer research; Hefner Fields, near IPFW, 1807 E. California Road; information, www.fwfever.com.
Fort Wayne Arthritis Walk – 5K walk; dogs allowed; 8:30 a.m. registration and check-in, Foster Park, 3900 Old Mill Road; 260-755-6282.
Wildflower Walk – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Arrowhead Prairie, 8624 Aboite Road, Roanoke; free; directions, 478-2515 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn to Curl – 9:30 a.m. to noon; Lutheran Health Sports Center, 3869 Ice Way Drive; $10; wear sweatpants and sweatshirts, bring hat and gloves; equipment is provided; reservations, 438-0689 or email email@example.com.
Family Fun Day in the Park – Includes tricycle races, foot race, outdoor games, animals, book swap and sale; 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Shoaff Park, Conklin Pavilion; 427-6028.
Loblolly Marsh Guided Tour and Presentation – 10 a.m.; Limberlost Visitor Center, Geneva; $3; 260-368-7428.
Vive Le Rouge AIDS Walk – 5 to 6 p.m. registration, entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m.; Headwaters Park; after-walk party, free to walkers, $5 general public; 744-1144 or www.aidsfortwayne.org.
Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; Eagle Marsh barn, 6301 Engle Road; free; 478-2515 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TODAY – Downtown Swing at the Embassy – Swing dance and music by Terry Lee and the Rockaboogie Band; 8 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $15; dance lesson at 7 p.m.; facebook.com/embassydance.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Spring Town & Country New Home and Specialty Retail Tour – Scattered site show with 32 homes, eight villaminiums; noon to 5 p.m.; free; information, 420-2020 or www.fortwayne.com.
Cinco de Mayo Celebration – Music by Cadillac Ranch, 7 p.m. Saturday, $3 cover; music by Island Vibe, 4 p.m. Sunday, $5 cover, also free face painting and balloon art by Sweetcakes Entertainment, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday; El Azteca, 535 E. State Blvd.; 482-2172.
Cinco de Mayo Events – Free face painting and balloon art by Sweetcakes Entertainment; face painting, 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Casa Grande Mexican Grill, 6035 Stellhorn Road; face painting, noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Casa Grande Mexican Grill, 6035 Stellhorn Road; balloon art, noon to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Carlos OKellys, 549 Coliseum Blvd. E; www.sweetcakesentertainment.com.
Giant Swap Meet and Flea Market – 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Wolfs Swap Grounds, east of Kimmell; $5 a car; 260-635-2356.
Historic Southside Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 Warsaw St.; poultry, pork, eggs, herbs, teas, honey, plants, flowers.
Community Plant Swap – Sponsored by Herbs Friends; 7 to 11 a.m.; Riverside Center, 231 E. Monroe St., Decatur; 260-724-4061.
Perennial Plant Sale – Sponsored by Evergreen Garden Club; 8:30 a.m.; Fountain Park, Van Wert, Ohio; 419-238-5472.
Fort Wayne Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Parkview Field, Lincoln Financial Event Center; www.ftwaynesfarmersmarket.com.
Sports Cards and Memorabilia Show – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Comfort Suites, 5775 Coventry Lane; free admission.
Free Comic Book Day – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Clems Collectibles, 4240 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 436-2719.
Welcome Back Weekend – Cornhole tournament, 2 p.m.; A Taste of the Outdoors cooking workshop, 4 p.m. $10 a person or $30 a family; Ouabache State Park, Bluffton; 260-468-2127.
Straight Talk, Throwing a Life Line – Presented by Foundation One, owner and operator of Unity Barbershop; 7 p.m.; TRIAAC, 501 E. Brackenridge St.; 433-5613.
Star Viewing – Sponsored by Fort Wayne Astronomical Society; two hours every clear Saturday starting one hour after sunset; Jefferson Township Park, 1702 Webster Road, New Haven; donations; www.fortwayneastronomicalsociety.com. Ends Nov. 30.
Fort Wayne Sports Car Club of America Autocross – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum parking lot, 4000 Parnell Ave.
Annual Mayors Ride – 11 a.m. registration; Schnelker Memorial Park, 956 Park Ave., New Haven; $10 per bike; 45 miles; 749-2212 or www.newhavenparksandrec.org.
Pits in the Park – Sponsored by Fort Wayne Pit Bull Coalition; 1 to 4 p.m.; parade at 2:30 p.m.; Freimann Square; 260-704-8706.
Fort Wayne Record and CD Show – 1 to 6 p.m.; Classic Café, 4832 Hillegas Road; free admission; 482-2525.
Wait Wait Dont Tell Me – Quiz show, movie; 7:30 p.m.; Coldwater Crossing, 211 W. Washington Center Road; tickets, www.fathomevents.com.
TinCaps Baseball – vs. Great Lakes Loons; 11:05 a.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10 to $5; 482-6400 or TinCaps.com.
TinCaps Baseball – vs. Great Lakes Loons; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10 to $5; 482-6400 or TinCaps.com.
Shakespeares Antony & Cleopatra – 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; First Presbyterian Theater, 300 W. Wayne St.; $20 advance, $24 at the door, ages 60 and older, $18 advance, $22 at the door, full-time students, $10 at the door; reservations, 422-6329. Ends May 11.
The Last Five Years – 8 p.m. today, Saturday and Thursday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Van Wert Civic Theatre, Van Wert, Ohio; tickets, 419-238-0404 or www.vwct.org. Ends May 11.
A Little Princess – 7 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Bishop Dwenger High School, 1300 E. Washington Center Road; $10 reserved seating, $8 adults, $6 seniors and students; 496-4803.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
Plaza Suite – 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 May 11.
Some Enchanted Evening – The songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein; 8 p.m. today, Saturday and Thursday; Pulse Opera House, 127 1/2 Wayne St., Warren; $12 general admission, $5 ages 12 and younger; 260-375-7017 or www.pulseoperahouse.org. Ends May 18.
Country Cookin – Luncheon show; Bearcreek Farms Country Resort, 8339 N. 400 E., Bryant; $20; performance time and tickets, 260-997-6822 or www.bearcreekfarms.com.
Vicki Kibellis as Ruhama Abrams – 7:30 p.m.; Zanesville Community Church of God, 11984 Marzane Road, Zanesville; $5 adults, $2 ages 12 to 5 and free to ages 4 and younger; 260-638-4327.