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Feature calendars

  • Out & About
    COMEDY TODAY AND SATURDAY Jason Russell and Russ Williamson – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.
    AT THE LIBRARY: • “Art for Homeschooled Teens” will take place Mondays for ages 12 to 18, call 421-1310 for times; “Art for Homeschoolers,” for ages 6 to 11, will be at
  • ART
    All weekend – “CITY BLOX” – Ends Nov. 9; Artworks the Galleria of Fine Art, Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center, 4110 W. Jefferson Blvd.; hours, 387-6943.

What’s Going On


Old-Fashioned Farmers’ Days – Tractor pulls, farming demonstrations; begins at 9 a.m. daily; Van Wert County Fairgrounds, Van Wert, Ohio; 419-238-9378 or Ends Sunday.

Old Fashioned 4th of July – Hand-cranked ice cream, music; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sauder Village, Archbold, Ohio; 1-800-590-9755 or

Holiday at Home – Parade, music, food, children’s activities, fireworks; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; various locations, Van Wert, Ohio; 419-238-9378 or

Fourth of July Fireworks – 10:15 p.m.; IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free; food vendors will be on site; 481-4174.

July Fourth Fireworks Viewing – Parking at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd., and 3701 Dean Drive; $3 per carload; food available; 480-4120.

Fireworks at Lake James – Viewing available at Pokagon State Park Potawatomi Inn beach, Angola.

Celebrate the Fourth of July – 8:30 p.m., Manchester Civic Band; 10 p.m., fireworks; Manchester University, North Manchester; rain date is July 5; www.manchester. edu.

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



Robbie V and Heidi – 7:30 p.m.; Leo Legion Post 409, 11433 Leo Road, Leo-Cedarville; no cover; 260-672-2628.

Open Stage Jam – Hosted by Pop ‘N’ Fresh; 8:30 p.m.; Office Tavern, 3306 Brooklyn Ave.; call for price information, 478-5827.


TinCaps Baseball – vs. South Bend Silver Hawks; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10 to $5; 482-6400 or Also fireworks.


“Half-Stitched, The Musical” – 4 p.m.; Blue Gate Theater, Shipshewana; tickets, Ends July 27.