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    Miscellaneous “Pompeii from the British Museum” – Film; 7 p.m.; Coldwater Crossing, 211 W. Washington Center Road; www.fathom​events.
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    Miscellaneous“Pompeii from the British Museum” – Film; 7 p.m.; Coldwater Crossing, 211 W. Washington Center Road; www.fathom​
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    Classes “FLUSHING INTO THE FU­TURE”: Septic system work­shop; 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday; Angola Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., Angola; free; 260-665-3211, ext.
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TinCaps Baseball – vs. South Bend Silver Hawks; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10 to $5; 482-6400 or

Out & about

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Arena Dinner Theatre cast members Robert Scrimm, left, Makenna DeVaux and Angel Hall rehearse for “Romantic Comedy,” which begins its run tonight.
The 33rd annual Greekfest will kick off Thursday at Headwaters Park. Live music, Greek dancing and the Plaka West Boutique are among events at the festival.

Note: Any reference to "today" is for Friday, June 14.



Bethany Thompson – Author of “Little Birdie”; book signing; 2 to 4 p.m.; Main Street Coffee House, 105 N. Main St., Nappanee.



Danny Browning and Ken Garr – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.


Mark Anthony and Vince Carone – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.



“The Lost Balloon” – Presented by Fort Wayne Dance Collective; 7 p.m.; South Side High School, 3601 S. Calhoun St.; $14 adults, $12 ages 12 and younger; 424-6574 or


“Fort Wayne Ballet, Too” – Presented by Fort Wayne Ballet; 8:30 and 10:30 p.m.; Barr Street Market; free;



American Style Ballroom – Open dance party, 8:30 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $5; 480-7070.


Contra Dance – Sponsored by Fort Wayne Traditional Music and Dance Society; music by Hoosier Tones; 8 to 11 p.m.; University of Saint Francis, North Campus, 2702 Spring St.; $8 admission, $5 students, free to ages 11 and younger; 260-244-1905.

Van Wert Dance Club Ballroom Dance – 7:30 p.m.; Goedde Building, 205 W. Crawford St., Van Wert, Ohio; $5 a person; 419-238-6571.

American Style Ballroom Open dance party; 7 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $6; 480-7070.

Ballroom Dance – 8 p.m.; Renaissance Ballroom Dance Studio, 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; 622-6644.


Singles/Couples Dance – 6 to 10 p.m.; West Side Gardens Reception Hall, 2025 Olladale Drive; $7; 609-8877.

Belles and Beaus Square Dance – 6 p.m.; Scout Hall at Warvel Park, North Manchester; 260-982-7152.


American Style Ballroom – Beginner Open Dance, 8:30 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; 2789 Maplecrest Road; $5; 480-7070.



BBQ Ribfest – Teams from across the country compete; music, food and events; 11 a.m. to midnight; Headwaters Park; admission fee after 5:30 p.m.;

Enchanted Lakes Renaissance Faire – Music, jousting, artisans, food; Steuben County Park, Angola;


Silver Lake Days Festival – Car show, food, kids’ events, ice cream social, music; Silver Lake;

Paulding County Fair – 503 Fairground Drive, Paulding, Ohio; events, 419-399-5215 or

Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival – 5163 Indiana 135 N., Bean Blossom; $15; 1-800-414-4677.

Reminiscences of Shipshewana – Demonstrations of coppersmithing, blacksmithing, shoe cobbler, old gas engine display; noon to 6 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; Farver School, 315 Morton St., Shipshewana; free.


ARCH Historic Neighborhood Tour – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; West Main Street, Fort Wayne; locations and tickets, 426-5117 or

Cook’s Bison Ranch Calf Day Celebration – Music, food, buffalo, wagon rides; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Cook’s Bison Farm and Ranch, Wolcottville;

Whippoorwill Moon Gathering – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; music, demonstrations, beading, games; Historic Forks of the Wabash, Huntington; free.

Strawberryfest – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Coldwater, Mich.; 517-677-3340 or


Bryan Jubilee – Crafts, farmers market, concerts; Courthouse Square, Bryan, Ohio; 419-636-2247 or Ends June 22.


Turtle Days – Music, parade, fireworks, rides; Churubusco; Ends June 22.

Huntington Heritage Days – Parade, rides, car show; Huntington; hours and events, Ends June 23.


Juneteenth Celebration – Reunion to honor Weisser Youth Center; “Night of Art,” 6 to 8 p.m.; Weisser Park Youth Center, 802 Eckart St.; 427-6780. Ends June 22.

Hoagland Days – Demolition derby, carnival rides, music, wine tasting, food; Hoagland; hours, Ends June 22.

Lagro Good Ole Days – Games, pig kissing, tractor pulls; downtown Lagro; Ends June 22.

Greekfest – Music, food, dancing; Headwaters Park, downtown; Ends June 23.

Avilla Freedom Festival – Midway, food, games; Avilla; ends June 23.



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.

Foellinger-Freimann 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

Fort Wayne Children’s 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 “Creature Feature,” through Aug. 4.

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

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

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

Sauder Village – Includes Pioneer Settlement area with log school, church, barn, homes and gardens; 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 Free admission to military personnel and their families through Labor Day. “Dairy Days,” ends Sunday; “Tractors, Tractors, Tractors,” Saturday; Free admission for dads on Father’s Day, Sunday.

Science Central – “Wild Minds … What Animals Really Think” traveling exhibit, ends Sept. 8; 1950 N. Clinton St.; regular admission, $8 adults and ages 12 to 3, $7 seniors; hours, 424-2400 or


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 SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Black Pine Animal Sanctuary – Tours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 1426 W. 300 N., Albion; admission, 260-636-7383 or


Wabash County Historical Museum – “Focus on Presentation” exhibit; 36 E. Market St., Wabash; 260-563-9070. Family Fun Day, “Life in 1812,” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Swiss Heritage Village and Museum – Guided tours; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; Berne; admission prices, 260-589-8007 or


John Paulding Historical Society – Museum tours; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Paulding, Ohio; 419-399-8218



Boy Scout Golf Tournament – Benefits Anthony Wayne Council 2013; four-person Florida scramble; registration and lunch, 11:30 a.m., starts at 12:30 p.m.; Autumn Ridge Golf Club, 11420 Auburn Road; to register,


“Family Fun Hike, Insects” – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Eagle Marsh barn, 6301 Engle Road; free; directions, 478-2515 or

Zumbathon – 10 a.m. to noon; Harvester Missionary Church, 3331 Harvester Ave.; $10 and water will be available for $1; proceeds go to Costa Rica mission team; 479-9264.


Putt for Mutts Charity Golf Tournament – Benefit for H.O.P.E. for Animals; Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road; to register, 420-7729, ext. 110, or


Tibbits Golf Outing – Registration at 8 a.m., starts at 9 a.m.; Golf Club of Coldwater, 270 Narrows Road, Coldwater, Mich.; 18-hole scramble; $100 per golfer; 517-278-6029.


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

Trek the Trails – Bike ride; 6 p.m.; North River Road Trailhead, meet at North River Road trailhead west of Kreager Park, near 7300 N. River Road; 8 miles; free; 427-6051.


“Short Hikes for Short Legs: Insects” – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 10 a.m.; Eagle Marsh barn, 6301 Engle Road; Arrowhead Prairie, 8624 Aboite Road, Roanoke; free; directions, 478-2515 or

CANI Golf – Noble Hawk Golf Links, 3005 Noble Hawk Drive, Kendallville; $400 per foursome; to register, 260-399-4109 or



Historic West Main Street Farmers Market – Sponsored by Nebraska Neighborhood Association; local produce, arts and crafts; 3 to 8 p.m.; 1936 W. Main St.; 260-515-9700. Ends Oct. 20.

Fort Wayne Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; next to Carmike Cinemas, Jefferson Pointe; 459-1160. Ends Sept. 6.

Fridays on the Farm – Artisan pizzas made with all-natural ingredients; 5 to 8 p.m.; Hawkins Family Farm, 10373 N. 300 E., North Manchester; $15 to $10 each; Continues through August.


Historic Southside Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 Warsaw St.; fresh produce, poultry, pork, eggs, herbs, teas, honey, plants, flowers.

DasMarit Farmers and Artists Market – 8 a.m. to noon; corner of U.S. 27 and Indiana 218, Berne; fresh honey, produce, herbs, bedding plants, baked goods; 260-589-2936.

North Manchester Farmers Market – 8 a.m. to noon; Riverbridge Electric parking lot, 500 E. Main St., North Manchester; market is also open from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Ends Oct. 26.

Wabash Market – 8 a.m.; Honeywell Center parking lot, Wabash; 260-563-0975.

YLNI/Barr Street Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; corner of Wayne and Barr Streets; fresh produce, baked goods, cheeses, crafts; free admission to History Center;

ReStore OutDoor Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; sponsored by Huntington County Habitat for Humanity and The ReStore, Huntington; information, 260-356-8002 or 260-356-7425.

Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to noon; Antioch Church parking lot, Hoagland; 260-728-9839.

Free Face Painting – 9 a.m., Headwaters Park, benefit for National Kidney Foundation of Indiana; also balloon art, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Riley Children’s Hospital Carnival, Sam’s Club, 6736 Lima Road; 745-1545 or

Weigand Construction Duck Race – SCAN benefit; St. Joseph River, Johnny Appleseed Park; $5 to $140 to sponsor ducks; 421-5000, ext. 2294.

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; Ends Nov. 30.


East State Village Farm Market – Noon to 3 p.m.; Tecumseh Branch, 1411 E. State Blvd.; ends Oct. 13.


Fort Wayne Farmers Market – 2 to 6 p.m.; Parkview Regional Medical Center campus; Ends Aug. 27.

Farmers Market at the TowneHouse – 3 to 6 p.m.; 2209 St. Joe Center Road; 969-7088.


Fort Wayne Farmers Market – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; One Summit Square;

New Haven Farmers Market – Homegrown items, music, children’s activities; 4 to 7 p.m.; Schnelker Park, 956 Park Ave., New Haven. Ends Oct. 16.

Free Movies – “Madagascar III”; 9 p.m.; Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd.; 427-6715.


Fort Wayne Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; Georgetown Square; Ends Sept. 12.



“Half-Stitched, The Musical” – 1 p.m. today and Saturday; 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday; 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; Blue Gate Theater, Shipshewana; tickets, Ends July 27.

“Shrek, the Musical” – 8 p.m.; Wagon Wheel Theatre, Warsaw; $33 adults, $25 seniors, $19 students, $15 ages 12 and younger; 574-267-8041 or

“Romantic Comedy” – 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 Ends June 29.



“9 to 5, the Musical” – 8 p.m. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Thursday; Wagon Wheel Theatre, Warsaw; $34 to $16; 574-267-8041 or Ends June 29.


“I’m a Believer: The Music of Neil Diamond” – 6:30 p.m.; The Huntington Supper Club, Huntington; $41; 260-454-0603. Ends Aug. 13.