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Jan Brett – Best-selling children’s author and illustrator; “Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella”; 5 p.m.; Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 4140 W. Jefferson Pointe; 432-3343.
The annual Veterans Day parade Saturday along State Boulevard and Parnell Avenue, ending at Memorial Coliseum, is among several local veterans events.

Out & about

The big band, swing dance musical revue “In the Mood” will hit the Embassy Theatre stage Wednesday.
Jan Brett



Pati Chandler – Author of “Fibromyalgia Basics”; noon to 4 p.m.; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; 421-1210.

Anna Lee Huber – Author of “Mortal Arts, A Lady Darby Mystery”; noon to 4 p.m.; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; 421-1210.



Joe Bronzi and Russ Williamson – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.


Jason Russell and Bill Arrundale – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.

Reno Collier – 7:30 p.m.; Eagles Theatre, Wabash; $12 advance, $15 at the door; 260-563-1102 or



“Dancing With the Fort Wayne Stars 2013” – Benefits The Carriage House; 7 p.m.; Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $100 a person; tickets,



Friday Night Dance Party – 7:30 p.m.; Dance Tonight, 1559 W. Dupont Road; $10; 437-6825.

Dance – 8 to 11 p.m.; Starlite, 3690 U.S. 33 N., Decatur; $5.

Dance – Music by Justus III; 7:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; fish fry, 5 to 7 p.m.; open to the public; 456-2988.

American Style Ballroom – Open dance party, music by Joe Justice; 8:30 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $5; 480-7070.


Dances of Universal Peace – 7 p.m.; Fort Wayne Dance Collective, 437 E. Berry St.; donation; 424-6574 or


Trophy Ball – Renaissance Ballroom Dance Studio, 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; $30, includes dinner; call for time, 622-6644.



Moose Lake 1800’s Christian Craft Village – “Fall Festival in the Country”; handmade gifts and heirloom pieces; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; 11330 E. 500 S., LaOtto; 260-637-2372. Ends Nov. 16.



Holiday Marketplace – Sponsored by Zeta Tau Alpha Fort Wayne Alumnae Chapter; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sweetwater Sound, 5501 U.S. 30 W.; free admission;


“Let it Snow” Festival of Trees – 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; lunch served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., free-will donation, chili cook-off, 4:30 p.m., music by Oakwood Homecoming Band, 7 p.m.; John Paulding Historical Society, Paulding, Ohio; Ends Nov. 17.



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. “Night of the White Gloves,” guests can wear a pair of white gloves provided by museum and touch selected automobiles, 5 to 7 p.m. today.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Gardens of New Orleans,” ends Nov. 17; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3 to 17, free to ages 2 and younger; call for hours, 427-6440 or “Acrylics by Greg Becker” display, ends Dec. 31. “Breakfast with Santa,” Dec. 14, registration accepted through Dec. 6, $12 a person.

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

Science Central – “Science On a Sphere,” animated global display system developed by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; “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


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 “Civil Rights in Fort Wayne: A Photographic Perspective” and “Merci Train Artifacts” virtual exhibit, can be accessed at museum’s website.

Sheets Wildlife Museum and Learning Center – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 200 Safari Trail, Huntington; $4 adults, $2 seniors and ages 14 to 5; bring a non-perishable food item for $1 admission price through Dec. 31; 260-356-9453 or


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.


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 or


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



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



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

Winterfest Farmers Market – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Karpeles Manuscript Museum, 2410 Fairfield Ave.; Ends May 10.

Men’s Expo – Noon to 5 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, Expo Center, 4000 Parnell Ave.; free admission; 482-9502.

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.


“Mary of Nazareth” – Movie screening; 6:30 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $8; tickets,


“The Invisible War” – Sponsored by American Association of University Women; documentary film about rape within the military; 5:45 p.m.; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; for ages 18 and older; free.



Komets hockey – vs. Wheeling; 8 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; reserved, $26 to $13 adults, $21 to $11 seniors and students, $16 to $8 ages 11 and younger; 1-800-745-3000.



“Fiddler on the Roof” – 7 p.m. today, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Performing Arts Center, Manchester Junior-Senior High School, North Manchester; $8 adults, $5 seniors and students; 260-982-2196.

“The Family Nobody Wanted” – All for One Productions; 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; tickets, 260-622-4610 or

“The Man Who Came to Dinner” – 8 p.m. today and Saturday 2 p.m. Sunday; USF Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.; $15 general public, $12 seniors and ages 9 and younger; 399-7700, ext. 8001. Ends Nov. 17.


“Mrs. Packard” – 7:30 p.m.; First Presbyterian Theater, 300 W. Wayne St.; $20 advance, $24 at the door, ages 60 and older, $18 advance, $22 at the door, full-time students, $10 at the door; reservations, 422-6329.

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


“Wit” – 8 p.m. today, 3 p.m. Sunday; Goshen College, Umble Center, Goshen; $10 general, $5 seniors and students; 574-535-7566 or Ends Nov. 17.


“9 to 5, The Musical” – Presented by Civic Theatre; 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 Nov. 24.


“Harvest Talent Show” – 8 p.m.; Calhoun Street Soups, Salads and Spirits, 1915 S. Calhoun St.; $6; for ages 21 and older; 579-6277.


“In the Mood” – Big band, swing dance musical revue; 3 and 7:30 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $49, $39, $29; 1-800-745-3000 or


“Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” – 7:30 p.m.; Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington University, Huntington; $12 adults, $10 seniors and students; 260-359-4261. Ends Nov. 23.



Veterans Day Parade – Parade begins at 11 a.m. at corner of State Boulevard and Parnell Avenue and ends at Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.;


Free Breakfast and Golf for Veterans – Sponsored by Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department; breakfast, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Community Center, 233 W. Main St., reservations, 427-6460; golf, Shoaff, McMillen and Foster Park Golf Courses, tee time reservations,

Veterans Day Flag Ceremony – 11:30 a.m.; outside IPFW Science Mall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free;

Veterans Honored – Sponsored by American Legion Post 499; rifle salute and poetry reading; 3 to 4 p.m.; Heritage Park, 2001 Hobson Road; 484-9557.

“My Veteran Died” – Visiting Nurse grief support; 5 to 7:30 p.m.; Visiting Nurse, 5910 Homestead Road; free; reservations, 435-3222.