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Note: Any reference to "today" means Friday, July 5.

BOOKS

WEDNESDAY

Blake Sebring – Author of "Fort Wayne Sports History"; 7 p.m.; Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room A, 900 Library Plaza; 421-1265.

COMEDY

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Dan Swartwout and Kevin Barber – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.

THURSDAY

Heywood Banks – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $16.50; 486-0216.

DANCE PERFORMANCES

SATURDAY

Fort Wayne Ballet Summer Intensive – Showcase performance; 10 a.m.; Arts United Center, 300 E. Main St.; $6 adults, seniors, $3 youth and child; 484-9646.

DANCES

TODAY

American Style Ballroom – "Red White or Blue Semiformal" dance party; 8:30 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $5; 480-7070.

SATURDAY

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; $5 a person; 622-6644.

SUNDAY

Music Box Ballroom Dance – 6 to 9 p.m.; Lighted Gardens, 10794 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; $7 members, $10 non-members.

MONDAY

Kingston Dinner Dance – Music by Express; 6 to 9 p.m.; Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, Family Life Center, 1819 Reservation Drive; $5 advance, $6 at the door; reservations, 747-1523.

THURSDAY

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

FESTIVALS

ALL WEEKEND

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 www.oldfashionedfarmersdays.com.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Canal Days – Tours, canal boat rides, music, food; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; Canal Park, Delphi; free admission; www.wabashanderiecanal.org.

SATURDAY

Dixie Boat Fireworks Cruise – Boarding at 9 p.m.; Webster Lake, North Webster; $10; 574-834-2385.

Lincoln Highway Centennial Celebration – More than 100 European and Model A cars on cross-country drive stop for reception; open to public; 3 to 6 p.m.; Lincoln Ridge Farm, 9588 Pollock Road, north of Convoy, Ohio; 419-238-9378 or www.visitvanwert.org.

MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

Kosciusko County Community Fair – Kosciusko Fairgrounds, Warsaw; for events, www.kcfair.org. Ends July 13.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS

ALL WEE KEND

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 S. Wayne St., Auburn; hours and admission, 260-925-1444.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – "Butterflies with an African Beat" exhibit, ends Sunday; 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 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 www.kidszoo.org. "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 www.hoosierairmuseum.org.

National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive & Carriage Museum Displays include "Dukes of Hazzard" No. 1 General Lee car, original KITT car, No. 3 Dale Earnhardt NASCAR car 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" include 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, 260-316-0966 or ksplace1@frontier.com.

Sauder Village – "Farm/Fiddle Contest," Saturday; also 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, 1-800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org. Free admission to military personnel and their families through Labor Day.

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 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 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 www.blackpine.org.

SATURDAY

Wabash County Historical Museum – "Bill and Ellen Stouffer: Stay Out of My Paint" exhibit; 36 E. Market St., Wabash; 260-563-9070.

Chief Richardville House – "Miami Indian Heritage Days"; Andrew Knight will feature Miami weaponry, 1 to 4 p.m.; 5705 Bluffton Road; $7 adults, $5 seniors and students; 426-2882.

Swiss Heritage Village and Museum – Guided tours; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; Berne; $6 adults, $5 seniors, $3 students from 6 to 12, free to ages 5 and younger; 260-589-8007 or www.swissheritage.org.

SATURDAY AND WEDNESDAY

Luckey Hospital Museum – Original 1930s hospital; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; group tours by appointment; corner of U.S. 33 and Indiana 109, Wolf Lake; admission, 260-635-2490. "Birthday Party," honoring all birth mothers and babies born at the hospital, noon Saturday.

SATURDAY AND TUESDAY

John Paulding Historical Society – Museum tours; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday; Paulding, Ohio; 419-399-8218 or www.johnpauldinghistoricalsociety.org.

RECREATIONAL

TODAY

Golf Clinic – Presented by professional golfer Amanda Blumenherst; 10 a.m.; McMillen Park Golf Pro Shop, 2900 Hessen Cassel Road; free; no reservations; 427-6028.

SATURDAY

"Family Fun Hike, Leaves and Trees" – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 1 p.m.; Eagle Marsh barn, 6301 Engle Road; free; directions, 478-2515 or info@lrwp.org.

TUESDAY

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 info@lrwp.org.

MD & Me: Walk-n-Learn – "Know Your Numbers: Reduce Your Risk for Heart Disease" by Dr. Raymond Dusman; 6 to 7 p.m., register at 5:45 p.m.; Salomon Farm Park Old Barn, 817 W. Dupont Road; in case of inclement weather, meet at Parkview YMCA, 10001 Dawson's Creek Blvd.; 1-855-637-0010 or mdandme@parkview.com.

Trek the Trails – 8-mile bike ride, Trail Mixer and 1 to 2-mile walk; 6 p.m.; Indian Trails Park, meet at back of Indian Trails Park near the gazebo, near 10300 Aboite Center Road; free; 427-6051.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

TODAY

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; www.hawkinsfamilyfarm.com. Continues through August.

SATURDAY

Giant Swap Meet and Flea Market – 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Wolf's Swap Grounds, east of Kimmell; $5 per car; 260-635-2356.

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; 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; www.ylni.org.

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.

Sweet Chariots Car Show and Side Attractions – Noon to 3:30 p.m.; St. Mark's United Methodist Church, Decatur; free admission; registration, $10 day of show; 260-724-4174.

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.

SUNDAY

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

TUESDAY

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

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

WEDNESDAY

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

Brown Bag and Beats – Listen to the music of the Beatles while eating lunch; noon to 1 p.m.; Muensterberg Plaza, Berne.

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 – "Thunderstruck"; 9 p.m.; Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd.; 427-6715.

Movie Screening – "Honor Flight"; 9 p.m.; Lucky Harley-Davidson, 6315 Illinois Road.

THURSDAY

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

SPECTATOR SPORTS

TODAY

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

SATURDAY

TinCaps Baseball – vs. Great Lakes Loons; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10 to $5; 482-6400 or www.tincaps.com.

SUNDAY

TinCaps Baseball – vs. Great Lakes Loons; 3:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10 to $5; 482-6400 or www.tincaps.com.

MONDAY

TinCaps Baseball – vs. Great Lakes Loons; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10 to $5; 482-6400 or www.tincaps.com.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

"Hello Dolly" – 8 p.m. today, Saturday and Wednesday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Tuesday, 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; Wagon Wheel Theatre, Warsaw; $34 to $16; 574-267-8041 or www.wagonwheeltheatre.com. Ends July 13.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

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

"Magic Rocks" – Presented by Popcorn Theatre; 10 a.m.; Tibbits Opera House, 14 S. Hanchett St., Coldwater, Mich.; $7, includes popcorn and juice; 517-278-6029 or www.tibbits.org. Ends July 13.

"Greater Tuna" – 8 p.m.; Tibbits Opera House, 14 S. Hanchett St., Coldwater, Mich.; $27; 517-278-6029 or www.tibbits.org.

TUESDAY THROUGH

THURSDAY

"Whistle While You Work" – 6:30 p.m.; The New Huntington Supper Club, 528 N. Jefferson St., Huntington; $41; 260-454-0603. Ends Aug. 12.

THURSDAY

"Fiddler on the Roof" – 2 and 8 p.m.; Tibbits Opera House, 14 S. Hanchett St., Coldwater, Mich.; $25 for 2 p.m. performance, $27 for 8 p.m. performance; 517-278-6029 or www.tibbits.org. Ends July 20.

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