Fort Wayne –
Meet and Greet – Featuring
Tom Sabel, Kathryn Ann Young, Curtis L. Crisler, Teresa Vazquez and Linda Bess; 5 to 7 p.m.; Hyde Bros. Bookstore, 1428 N. Wells St.; 424-0197.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
Jason Stuart and Kirk Bogos – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Jim Barron – Comic, magician; noon Saturday, Vermont Settlement Days, Orland; 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Hope Missionary Church, 429 Dustman Road, Bluffton; www.jimbarronshows.com.
Mike Marvell and Brian Aldridge – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.
Special Olympic Ballroom Dance Competition – Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 456-4534 or 260-356-0500, ext. 3109.
American Style Ballroom – Open dance party; 8:30 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $5; 480-7070.
Dance for the Kids – Sponsored by Warsaw Ballroom Dance Association; benefit for Lakeland Youth Center; 7 to 10:30 p.m.; North Webster Community Center, Indiana 13, North Webster; $12.50 a person; 574-658-9166.
National Dance Day – Noon; Jefferson Pointe, fountain; www.dizzyfeetfoundation.org.
Singles/Couples Dance – 6 to 10 p.m.; West Side Gardens Reception Hall, 2025 Olladale Drive; $7; 609-8877.
American Style Ballroom – Beginner Open Dance, 8:30 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $5; 480-7070.
Allen County Fair – Talent contest, rodeo, animal shows; Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road; www.allencountyfairgroundsin.com.
Antique Tractor and Craft Show – Noon to 8 p.m. today, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday; Williams County Fairgrounds, Montpelier; 419-485-4608.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
Fort Wayne Pride – Food, booths, workshops, cornhole tournament, music; 7 p.m. to midnight today, noon to midnight Saturday; Headwaters Park; $3 today, $5 Saturday, free to ages 12 and younger; www.fwpride.org.
Dixie Days – Art fair, music, food, car show; North Webster; 574-834-4323.
Berne Swiss Days – Food, crafts, quilt shows, entertainment, rides; downtown Berne; www.bernein.com/swiss-days.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Vermont Settlement Festival – Parade, mud volleyball tournament, primitive village, music and games; Orland; www.lakes101.org.
Muddy River Run – Sponsored by Fort Wayne Street Rod Association; IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free to watch, cost to register vehicle; 637-8370 or www.muddyriverrun.com.
Summer Fest – Animal enrichment activities, refreshments and animals; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, 1426 W. 300 N., Albion; www.blackpine.org.
African Food Festival – Noon to 5 p.m.; Saint Augustine Multicultural Lutheran Church, 3316 S. Calhoun St.; free; 740-7066.
Harlan Days – Motocross racing, car show, rides, entertainment, crafts, parade and food; 5 to 10 p.m.; Harlan Community Park, Harlan; www.harlandays.com. Ends Aug. 3.
Amish Acres Arts and Crafts Festival – More than 300 vendors, food, music, wagon rides; Nappanee; www.amishacres.com. Ends Aug. 4.
Crossroads Festival – Various sites throughout Van Wert, Ohio; 419-238-9378 or www.visitvanwert.org.
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 Wayne St., Auburn; hours and admission, 260-925-1444.
Botanical Conservatory – Gardens of New Orleans, ends Nov. 17; Family Garden Closeup, Beat the Heat, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; $1 Night, 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday; 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 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 12 to 18, 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 General Lee car, original KITT car from Knight Rider, 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 7 to 11, free to ages 6 and younger; 260-927-9144. Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race traveling exhibit, through Sept. 8.
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, 260-316-0966 or email@example.com.
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
Wabash County Historical Museum – Bill and Ellen Stouffer: Stay Out of My Paint exhibit, through December; 36 E. Market St., Wabash; 260-563-9070.
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.
Whitley County Historical Museum – Regular hours, 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.
John Paulding Historical Society – Museum tours; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Paulding, Ohio; 419-399-8218
Zumba-thon – Benefit for Muscular Dystrophy Association of Northern Indiana; 6 to 8 p.m.; Spiece Fitness, 5310 Merchandise Drive; $15; 486-6698.
The Color Run – 5K; begins at 9 a.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; registration is open; Jessica@thecolorrun.com.
Ken Jennings Putt for PSP Golf Tourney – Raises awareness, funds to fight progressive supranuclear palsy; South Shore Golf Club, Syracuse; $100 includes golf scramble, lunch and cruise around Lake Wawasee, $75 for golf and lunch, $15 lunch only, $25 lake cruise; to register, www.psp.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.
Trek the Trails – Bike ride; 6 p.m.; IPFW, meet at parking lot on east side of St. Joseph River near Venderly Family Bridge; 8 miles; free; 427-6051.
Annie Oakley Perfumery Studio Anniversary Gala – Fragrances created, wine tasting, tours; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 300 Johnson St., Ligonier; 260-894-7219 or www.annieoakley.com.
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.; 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.
Sweetcakes Entertainment – Deluxe face painting, balloon art and caricature drawings; 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.; fountain area at Jefferson Pointe; www.sweetcakesentertainment.com.
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; 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.
Whats It Worth? – Swiss Days Appraisal fundraiser; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Berne Antique Mall, 105 W. Water St., Berne; $5 per item or $12 for three items; 260-589-8050.
A Country Gathering – Antiques, primitives, handmade items; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; The Bittersweet Cabin, Bryan, Ohio; 419-630-7311.
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.
East State Village Farm Market – Noon to 3 p.m.; Tecumseh branch library, 1411 E. State Blvd.; ends Oct. 13.
Fort Wayne Farmers Market – 2 to 6 p.m.; Parkview Regional Medical Center campus; email@example.com. 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; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brown Bag and Beats – Listen to the music of Tony Bennett while eating lunch; noon to 1 p.m.; Muensterberg Plaza, Berne.
New Haven Farmers Market – Homegrown items, music, childrens activities; 4 to 7 p.m.; Schnelker Park, 956 Park Ave., New Haven. Ends Oct. 16.
Free Movies – The Lorax; 9 p.m.; Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd.; 427-6715.
Fort Wayne Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; Georgetown Square; email@example.com. Ends Sept. 12.
TinCaps Baseball – vs. Lake County Captains; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10 to $5; 482-6400 or www.tincaps.com.
TinCaps Baseball – vs. Lake County Captains; 12:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10 to $5; 482-6400 or www.tincaps.com.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
The Wedding Singer – 8 p.m.; Wagon Wheel Theatre, Warsaw; $33 to $15; 574-267-8041 or www.wagonwheeltheatre.com.
Half-Stitched: The Musical – 1 p.m. today, 4 p.m. Saturday; Blue Gate Theater, Shipshewana; tickets, www.centerstageticketing.com.
Peter Rabbit and Friends – 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.
The Producers – 8 p.m. today, Saturday and Thursday, 2 p.m. Wednesday; 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 Aug. 3.
Buccaneers – 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 Aug. 3.
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.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Les Misérables – 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; $26 adults, $22 Senior Sunday matinee, $15 youth; 424-5220. Ends Aug. 11.
Down the Rabbit Hole – Presented by Fort Wayne Youtheatre; 10 a.m., 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Hessen Cassel Branch, 3030 E. Paulding Road; 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Shawnee Branch, 5600 Noll Ave.; free; 422-6900.
The Nerd – 8 p.m. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Thursday; Wagon Wheel Theatre, Warsaw; tickets, 574-267-8041 or www.wagonwheeltheatre.com. Ends Aug. 10.