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    COMEDYTODAY AND SATURDAYBilly Ray Bauer and Quinn Patterson – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.
    ART HUNT: Bottle & Bottega, 2870 E. Dupont Road, is sponsoring a free art scavenger hunt from Monday through Dec. 5. Clues about where three pieces of art are hidden will be posted on its Facebook page at www.
  • ART
    All weekend – “CORRUGATED” – Works of University of Saint Francis students and community artists; “Mark It Up,” artwork created with markers; glass and wire artwork by Charlotte Wehr; exhibits end Wednesday;
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DeKalb County Free Fall Fair – Downtown Auburn; entertainment, parades, games, demonstrations and exhibits;

What’s hot in local arts and entertainment

“Stomp” is at Embassy Theatre on Tuesday and Wednesday. See Music, Page 6W.
Brickworld features Lego displays and activities Saturday and Sunday at Grand Wayne Center.



Lunch and Book Discussion – Featured selection, “The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls” by Joan Jacobs Brumberg; lecture, noon; Rhinehart Music Center, Room 235, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free; reservations, 481-6711 or



Tim Cavanagh and Linda Belt – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $10.50; 486-0216.


Jim Barron – Comic, magician; 10 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 1217 Clark St., Berne; 6 p.m., Sugar Grove Church of God, 5019 E. 550 E-57, Churubusco; free;


Chris Wiles and Mike Conley – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.



Ballroom Dance – Sponsored by Warsaw Ballroom Dance Association; 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.; North Webster Community Center, Indiana 13, North Webster; $12.50 a person; 574-658-9166.


Del Dominguez and Laura Flores – Presenting “Body Movement and Isolations for Salsa and Mambo,” 12:30 p.m., “Mambo Partner Work Combinations,” 1:30 p.m.; party, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Dance Tonight, 1559 W. Dupont Road; $25 for both workshops, $15 each; 437-6825.


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



James Dean Festival – Entertainment, carnival rides, dance contest, parade; food, games; Fairmount; 765-948-4555.

Kuehnert Dairy Fall Festival – 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; face painting by Sweetcakes Entertainment, flashlights at night, visit freestall barn, view farm machinery, corn maze, straw mountain, corn crib play area, cornhole games, hayrides, educational activities; 6532 W. Cook Road; 417-1918 or email Ends Oct. 27.

Autumn in Angola – Food vendors, crafts, music; Commons Park, Angola; hours,

Amazing Fall Fun – Colts quarterback Andrew Luck corn maze, pumpkin patch; 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays, noon to 10 p.m. Saturdays, 2 to 6 p.m. Sundays; Waterloo; Ends Oct. 27.

Convoy Community Days – Truck pull, games, sports tournaments; Edgewood Park, North Main Street, Convoy, Ohio; 419-749-2266 or

Bluegrass Festival Seven bands perform; Van Wert County Fairgrounds, 1055 S. Washington St., Van Wert, Ohio; 419-956-2311.


Buffalo Tro – Buffalo steaks cooked directly on coals, music, Miami Indian Heritage cultural presentations; 6 to 9 p.m.; Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road; 426-2882 or


Brickworld – Lego displays, interactive activities, vendors; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.;


New Haven Welcome Home Festival – Farm market, arts and crafts, kids games, band, wine and craft beer tasting, martial arts demonstration; downtown New Haven and Schnelker Park; 2 to 6 p.m.; 749-4484.

Oktoberfest – Live music, dancers, schnitzel dinner; 5 p.m.; Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive;

Fall Fest and Barn Fest – Car show, farmers market, scarecrow decorating contest, craft vendors, music, food; downtown and MacDonald Ruff Ice Arena, Bryan, Ohio; 419-636-2247.

Fall Festival – Slow pitch softball, food, corn hole tournament, kids carnival, entertainment, silent auction; St. Joseph Hessen Cassel, 11337 Old U.S. 27 S.; 639-3748.

Autumn Harvest Hoedown – Music and square dancing; 7:30 to 10 p.m.; South Beach parking lot, Pokagon State Park, Angola; park admission fee required, program is free; 260-833-2012.


Fall Festival – Scavenger hunt, hayride, Labyrinth walk, refreshments; 1 to 4 p.m.; Victory Noll Center, 1900 W. Park Drive, Huntington; 260-356-0628, ext. 174, or


Pumpkin Fantasyland – Pumpkins, gourds and squash characters; Fashions Farm, Ligonier; hours and cost, Ends Oct. 31.



Haunted Castle and Black Forest – 7 p.m.; St. Vincent Scouts Haunted Castle and Black Forest, 8965 Auburn Road; $10 each or $16 for both attractions; for dates and times, go to Ends Nov. 2.



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 – “Gardens of New Orleans,” ends Nov. 17; “$1 Night,” 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday; “Cheese Please,” presented by Terry Richardson of Cheesemanstore, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, $36 members, $40 non-members; “Family Garden Close Up: Beads Please,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; 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 Photographers Club” display, ends Oct. 31.

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

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 Number One General Lee car, original KITT car, Number Three Dale Earnhardt NASCAR and the 1989 Bat-Mobile 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 – 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 Apple butter making week, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live, free admission with a Museum Day Live! ticket, Saturday; print ticket from

Science Central – “Electricity,” traveling exhibition on display through Jan. 5; 1950 N. Clinton St.; regular admission, $8 adults and ages 12 to 3, $7 seniors; hours, 424-2400 or “Last Saturday,” admission is $4 a person, $3.50 for ages 66 and older.


The History Center – “Auto Indiana” traveling exhibit, ends Oct. 14; 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 “Civil Rights in Fort Wayne: A Photographic Perspective” and “Merci Train Artifacts” virtual exhibit, may be accessed at museum’s web site.


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. Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live, free admission with a Museum Day Live! ticket, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; print ticket from


Wabash County Historical Museum – “Bill and Ellen Stouffer: Stay Out of My Paint” exhibit, ends Jan. 11; 36 E. Market St., Wabash; 260-563-9070.

Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site – Exhibit, “Dying for Fashion: Gene’s Concern for Our Feathered Friends”; ends Dec. 7; Carriage House Visitor’s Center, Rome City; $5 adults, $4 ages 60 and older, $2 ages 3 to 12; 260-854-3790.


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.


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



Fort4Fitness – Four-mile run/walk, half marathon, 10K; 1 to 8 p.m. today, informational sessions, food, entertainment, race packet pickup, Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; 6:30 a.m. Saturday, start corrals open, Baker Street Station, finish line celebration, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Parkview Field; advance registration required;


Walk Now for Autism – 9 a.m.; Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road;

Co-ed Softball Tournament and Cookout – Brittany Raymond Arnold and Lyncoln Hess Memorial Tournament; Hanna Nuttman Park, Decatur; 260-701-2188.


“Light the Night Walk” – Benefit for Indiana Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society; 5 p.m., registration, 7 p.m., walk begins; Headwaters Park West, 333 S. Clinton St.; 260-616-0654 or


Trek the Trails – Bike ride; 7:30 p.m.; Stargazing Trail Ride; Foster Park, meet at parking lot at end of the main park drive near Pavilion 1 near 3900 Old Mill Road; eight miles; free; 427-6051.



“Reader’s Choice” Celebration – 2 p.m.; Huntington Union Building, Huntington University, Huntington; free; 260-359-4129.

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.


Parade of Homes – Noon to 9 p.m. Saturday and Monday through Thursday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday; subdivision of Bay Meadow at Landin Parke, located on Landin Road south of Maysville Road; $10; 420-2020. Ends Oct. 6.


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

North Manchester Farmer’s 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.

DasMarit Farmers and Artists Market – 9 a.m. to noon; corner of U.S. 27 and Indiana 218, Berne; fresh honey, produce, herbs, bedding plants, baked goods; 260-589-2936. Ends Oct. 12.

Heritage Day – 1 to 4 p.m.; 1915 Stanley Schoolhouse, Chain O’Lakes State Park, 2355 E. 75 S., Albion; park entry fee, program is free; 260-636-2654.

“My Darling Clementine” – 2 p.m.; Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St.;

Acoustic Spoken Word Café – Featuring poet James Mack and music by The Vibes; 7 to 10 p.m.; Three Rivers Institute of Afrikan Art & Culture, , 501 E. Brackenridge St.; $5; 260-267-0596.

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.


Fort Wayne Doll and Bear Show and Sale – 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; The Lantern, 4420 Ardmore Ave.; $3.50 admission; 419-228-4657 or

Fort Wayne Bridal Spectacular – Noon to 4 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, Exposition Center, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $10;

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


“Torillas en la Communidad (Tortillas in the Community)” – Latino students offer testimonials on the importance of education; 6 to 8 p.m.; Walb Classic Ballroom, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; 481-6847.

“Throwback Tuesdays” – Showing of classic movies; featured selection, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”; 2 and 7 p.m.; Eagles Theatre, Wabash; $2 admission; 260-563-1102, ext. 567.


New Haven Farmers Market – Homegrown items, soaps, jewelry, pet treats, music; 4 to 7 p.m.; Schnelker Park, 956 Park Ave., New Haven. Ends Oct. 16.


Indiana Bicentennial Train – Stopping at Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society, 15808 Edgerton Road, New Haven; free; Ends Oct. 5.



“Peter Pan” – 7:30 p.m. today, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Ford Theater, Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; tickets, 260-563-1102 or

“The Dixie Swim Club” – 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and Thursday; Tibbits Opera House, 14 S. Hanchett St., Coldwater, Mich.; $25 to $10; 517-278-6029 or Ends Oct. 5.


“Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” – 8 p.m. today, Saturday and Thursday; IPFW, Williams Theatre, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $14 adults, $12 seniors, $5 students ages 18 and younger; tickets, 481-6555. Ends Oct. 6.

“The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde” – 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 Ends Oct. 5.

“The Confession” – 1 p.m. today, Saturday and Thursday; 7 p.m. Monday, 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; Blue Gate Theater, Shipshewana; tickets, Ends Dec. 7.

“The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” – 7 p.m. today, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington University, Huntington; $12 general admission, $10 seniors and students, $6 ages 13 and younger; reservations, 260-359-4261. Ends Oct. 5.


“Let Freedom Ring” – Program presented by Ceci Wiselogel; 1 p.m.; Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 Ohio 118 S., Van Wert, Ohio; $5; 419-238-6722 or


“Slipperzzzz! Cobb and the 12 Dancing Princesses” – Ecstatic Theatrics; 11 a.m.; Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St.; $6; 750-9013 or