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James Vickers, 76, takes careful aim during last year's Cornhole Classic at Headwaters Park.

3RF schedule

Here is a listing of today's and Saturday's events for the Fort Wayne Newspapers Three Rivers Festival, which runs through July 20 and takes place primarily in downtown Fort Wayne.

Weeklong events with daily times that do not change are noted by an asterisk.

Today

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – "Garden of New Orleans, " "Old South" style and lush gardens of New Orleans, at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St. Regular admission applies, $5 adults, $3 ages 3-17 and free for children ages 2 and younger; $1 off admission with TRF button

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Three Rivers T.R.A.I.N. Display. Special model-railroad exhibit featuring an HO scale and fully operational freight yard; regular museum admission applies ($5 adults, $3 students and seniors, and free for members or kids 2 and younger); History Center, 322 E. Berry St.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – DeBrand Chocolate Tours. Behind-the-scenes tour through DeBrand Fine Chocolates' kitchens; $5 per person with $5 rebate on $10 purchase after the tour; 10105 Auburn Park Drive

*11 a.m. to 11 p.m. – Downtown Midway. Carnival featuring amusement rides, games, free displays and fee-based attractions such as rock wall, caricatures and face painting; individual tickets or all-day wristbands can be bought for amusement rides; Headwaters Park East and West, 333 S. Clinton St.

*11 a.m. to 11 p.m. – Higher Ground Helicopter Rides, Headwaters Park West, 333 S. Clinton St. Rides are $25 to $35

4 to 7 p.m. – Indianapolis Colts Fan Fest offers player and cheerleader autographs and Play 60 Zone and Colts in Motion traveling museum. Headwaters Park; admission is free

5 p.m. to midnight – A Better Fort presents House4aHouse, 800 block of South Calhoun Street; dance party featuring local DJs Fresh Ben, Red Eye Jedi and Kimeko to raise money for Mad Anthony's Children's Hope House. Admission is $5, free for ages 12 and younger

5:30 to 8 p.m. – Creative Building Lego Challenge Display. Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Community Center, 233 W. Main St.; free admission

6 p.m. – Mustang Sally, all-girl country band. Headwaters Park East, Hanning & Bean Festival Plaza, South Clinton Street. $12 general admission, $9 with TRF button

6 to 9 p.m. – Fort Wayne's Largest Garage Sale, featuring 7,000 square feet of clothes, furniture, toys and sporting goods; free admission; St. John Lutheran School and Church, 729 W. Washington Blvd.

7 p.m. – Planetarium Program at University of Saint Francis, Schouweiler Planetarium, 2701 Spring St.; $4 adults, $3 children and seniors, $14 for families; $1 off with TRF button

7:30 p.m. – "9 to 5 the Musical." The premiere of the movie-based comedy will mark the 15th anniversary season of the Fort Wayne Summer Music Theatre. $12 adults, $10 students ages 12 and younger; IPFW, Williams Theatre, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; 403-8858 or www.summermusictheatre.org

Saturday

8 a.m. – Jack & Jill Florida Scramble Golf Tournament, McMillen Park, 3900 Hessen Cassel Road. $30 a team, $30 for golf cart (optional); call 427-6710 or visit www.fortwayneparks.org

8 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Antiques in the Park. Antique show with local and area dealers selling furniture, glassware, primitives and garden decorations; free admission; McCulloch Park, 1700 Broadway

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Rummage sale hosted by First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St.; proceeds benefit church's children's council; admission free

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Fort Wayne's Largest Garage Sale, featuring 7,000 square feet of clothes, furniture, toys and sporting goods; free admission; St. John Lutheran School and Church, 729 W. Washington Blvd.

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Garage sale hosted by Come2go Ministries, 323 W. Baker St. Home furnishings and home items; free admission

8 a.m. – Runners on Parade, Headwaters Park. $25 registration fee; must register by today – no race day registration. 450-1071 or visit www.fwtc.org

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Hoosier Hissers Cat Show, University of Saint Francis North Campus gymnasium, 2701 Spring St.; pedigreed and household pet cat show with more than 40 breeds; $5 a person and $10 a family; $1 off with TRF button

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Flea Market. Open-air market with more than 70 vendors; free admission; Lawton Park, Clinton and Fourth streets

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Fair Play Coed Fours Beach Volleyball Tournament, River City Complex, 1550 Griffin St.; spectators free; $15 participants or $60 a team (two men and two women). Call 402-3999 or visit www.fairplayvolleyball.com

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – YLNI Barr Street Market offers local produce, plants, meats and baked goods, along with live music and children's activities. Corner of Barr and Wayne streets, behind The History Center; free admission

9:45 a.m. to noon – Fort Wayne Newspapers Three Rivers Festival Parade, presented by Lutheran Health Network, downtown Fort Wayne. Featuring marching bands, colorful floats and classic cars; free admission; two-mile route downtown

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Daylily Show. Hosted by the Fort Wayne Daylily Society, botanical display followed by flower sale; Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St. $3 adults, $2 children

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – "Garden of New Orleans, " "Old South" style and lush gardens of New Orleans, at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St. Regular admission applies, $5 adults, $3 ages 3-17 and free for children ages 2 and younger; $1 off admission with TRF button

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Three Rivers T.R.A.I.N. Display. Special model-railroad exhibit featuring an HO scale and fully operational freight yard; regular museum admission applies ($5 adults, $3 students and seniors, and free for members or kids 2 and younger); History Center, 322 E. Berry St.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – DeBrand Chocolate Tours. Behind-the-scenes tour through DeBrand Fine Chocolates' kitchens; $5 a person with $5 rebate on $10 purchase after the tour; 10105 Auburn Park Drive

*11 a.m. to 11 p.m. – Downtown Midway. Carnival featuring amusement rides, games, free displays and fee-based attractions such as rock wall, caricatures and face painting; individual tickets or all-day wristbands can be bought for amusement rides; Headwaters Park East and West, 333 S. Clinton St.

*11 a.m. to 11 p.m. – Higher Ground Helicopter Rides, Headwaters Park West, 333 S. Clinton St. Rides are $25 to $35

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Chalk Walk. Hosted by Fort Wayne Museum of Art, sidewalk art displays and hands-on crafts for kids; free admission; 300 E. Main St.

11 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Art in the Park. More than 70 booths of artwork from regional and national artists, including media such as painting, ceramic, glass, sculpture and jewelry; free admission; Freimann Square, Clinton and Main streets

11 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Crafters Market. Regional vendors selling jewelry, apparel and other unique gifts; free admission; north of Freimann Square, Clinton and Main streets

11 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Remembrance Rescue Project – NYC Fire Department, a mobile memorial site to honor and remember the events of 9/11 and the firefighters killed in the line of duty. Headwaters Park East, South Clinton Street; free

12:30 to 1:45 p.m. – Snickerz Clean Comedy & Majic for Kids; free, donations accepted for Riley's Children Hospital. Headwaters Park East

1 to 6 p.m. – Fort Wayne Newspapers Cornhole Classic. Two-day, 128-team single-elimination tournament open to ages 12 or older; $50 entrance fee per two-person team; spectators admitted free; Headwaters West Gated Pavilion, 333 S. Clinton St. Cash prizes offered

1 to 5 p.m. – American Red Cross Bloodmobile, corner of Barr and Superior streets, near Junk Food Alley

1:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Creative Building LEGO Challenge Display. Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Community Center, 233 W. Main St.; free admission

3:30 and 7 p.m. – Planetarium Program at University of Saint Francis, Schouweiler Planetarium, 2701 Spring St.; $4 adults, $3 children and seniors, $14 for families; $1 off with TRF button

After 5 p.m. – Pontoon tours offered by Hall's Gas House, 305 E. Superior St. Trips are about 45 minutes long and leave from deck. $5 a person. Call 426-3411 for more information

Starting 5:30 p.m. – Captain Black's River Adventures, up to 12 people for a pontoon boat tour on Fort Wayne's rivers; tours run every two hours. Call 747-0767

6 p.m. – Jackyl concert with TruTV's "Full Throttle Saloon" Jesse James Dupree and his rock band. Headwaters Park East, Hanning & Bean Festival Plaza. $15 advance, $18 day of show; $15 with TRF button at gate. UAW/GM member get in free with card

6:30 p.m. – Fort Wayne Derby Brats vs. Indianapolis Junior Roller Derby Bout; Canlan Ice Sports, 3869 Ice Way. $5 general admission, $3 with TRF button

7:30 p.m. – "9 to 5 the Musical." The premiere of the movie-based comedy will mark the 15th anniversary season of the Fort Wayne Summer Music Theatre. $12 adults, $10 students ages 12 and younger; IPFW, Williams Theatre, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; 403-8858 or www.summermusictheatre.org

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