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  • What’s Going On
    ComedyTim Pulnik – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St.
  • What’s Going On
    MiscellaneousChautauqua Week – Speakers, arts and crafts, musicians; Syracuse; 574-518-1094 or www.chqw.org. Ends Friday.
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    MiscellaneousChautauqua Week – Speakers, arts and crafts, musicians; Syracuse; 574-518-1094 or www.chqw.org. Ends Friday. Trek the Trails – Bike ride; 6 p.m.; Rockhill Park Trailhead, meet near 1400 Catalpa St.
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SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Cyclefest USA Show and Expo – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday; featuring actor Charlie Hunnam, who plays Jackson “Jax” Teller on the FX TV series “Sons of Anarchy”; Memorial Coliseum, Expo Center, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $12 adults, $6 ages 13 to 8, free to ages 7 and younger; 1-800-745-3000.
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More than 3,400 people are expected to participate in Thursday’s Galloping Gobbler at University of Saint Francis.

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From left, Brendan Stanley, Adam Drummond, Sam Ellenburg and Bramley Shutlz play the wolves in Pulse Opera House’s “Narnia the Musical” happening today and Saturday.
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Actor Charlie Hunnam will be at Cyclefest at Memorial Coliseum.

COMEDY

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Tim Statum and Keith Cissell – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.

DANCES

TODAY

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

Diversity and Community Engagement – Dance marathon, 7 to 11 p.m. Walb Union International Ballroom, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; registration, ipfw.edu/com-service.

WEDNESDAY

Senior Dance – 6 p.m.; American Legion Post 330, 330 Entrance Drive, New Haven; $5; 493-2439.

HOLIDAY EVENTS

ALL WEEKEND

“Art for the Holidays: Holiday Handmade Ornaments and Nativities” – Ends Dec. 31; The Orchard Gallery of Fine Art, 6312-A Covington Road; hours, 436-0927 or www.theorchardgallery.com.

“Wonderland of Lights” – Drive through campground and view light displays; 5:30 to 9 p.m.; Ouabache State Park, 4930 Indiana 201 E., Bluffton; $5 park entrance fee; ends Dec. 29; 260-824-0926.

TODAY

Christmas Tree on Broadway – Lighting; 6 p.m.; next to Shine & Hardin LLP, 2810 Beaver Ave.; 745-1970.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Fireside Christmas,” Saturday through Jan. 5; “Pinatas Invited for Paradise,” Saturday through Dec. 8; “Family Garden Close-Up, Crazy Cacao,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; “Holiday Kick-Off Party,” 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, “Dancing Holiday Lights,” Wednesday through Dec. 26; 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. “Acrylics by Greg Becker” display, ends Dec. 31. “Breakfast with Santa,” Dec. 14, registration accepted through Dec. 6, $12 a person.

SATURDAY

Remembrance Tree – Personalize ornament to commemorate loved ones who are gone; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Lutheran Hospital; dedication, 12:45 p.m. in hospital’s south lobby; 435-7107.

Holiday Bazaar Arts and Crafts – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; UAW Local 2209 Union Hall, 5820 E. 900 N., Roanoke; accepting non-perishable food item for donation; 672-2209.

Christmas Parade of Lights – 5:30 p.m.; downtown Garrett.

SUNDAY

“Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells” – 2 p.m.; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; $14 orchestra and main floor, $9 balcony; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

“Christmas Movie Memories” – Presented by Summit City Singers; 3 p.m.; Huber Opera House, 157 E. High St., Hicksville, Ohio; 489-4505.

Holiday Memorial Tree Service and Tree Lighting – 5 p.m.; Baker Street Train Station, 221 W. Baker St.; 435-3222.

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

Festival of Gingerbread – Preview party gala, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; Lighting Night and Santa, 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday; The History Center, 302 E. Berry St.; 426-2882 ext. 306 or www.fwhistorycenter.com.

WEDNESDAY

Downtown Fort Wayne Holiday Fest Celebration – Aunt Millie’s Northern Lights, begins at 5 p.m., tent will be set up on north side of Main Street between Webster Street and Maiden Lane, official lighting ceremony, 5:45 p.m.; also PNC’s Santa and his Reindeer lighting, 6:15 p.m.; fireworks at Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St., 7:45 p.m.; free parking available at Civic Center and Harrison parking garages at 5 p.m., Plaza Garage at Ed Rousseau Building at 5:30 p.m.; www.holidayfestdowntown.com.

“Merry and Bright” Festival of Trees – 6 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; ends Dec. 4; fwembassytheatre.org.

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 South Wayne St., Auburn; hours and admission, 260-925-1444. Closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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 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 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 price, 260-316-0966 or ksplace1@frontier.com.

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 www.saudervillage.org.

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 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. “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 December 31; 260-356-9453 or www.sheetswildlifemuseum.com.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

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.

SATURDAY

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 WabashMuseum.org.

TUESDAY

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

RECREATIONAL

ALL WEEKEND

Ice Skating – 5 p.m. today, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, noon to 8 p.m. Sunday; Headwaters Park Ice Rink; $5 for ages 14 and older, $3 for ages 13 and younger; $2 skate rental; “Kids Skate Free,” ages 13 and younger, every Wednesday; www.fortwayneparks.org.

SUNDAY

Sensory Friendly Skating – No flashing, bright or colored lights and no loud music; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Roller Dome North, 444 Coliseum Blvd. W.; $5, includes skate rental; 483-6303.

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.

WEDNESDAY

Youth Pheasant Hunt – Sponsored by Northeast Indiana Chapter 182 of Pheasants Forever and St. Joe Valley Conservation Club; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7, reservations required by Nov. 27; for ages 16 to 10; St. Joe Valley Conservation Club, 5871 County Road 60, St. Joe; free; lunch served; 260-238-4138.

THURSDAY

Galloping Gobbler Runs and Walks – Four-mile begins at 8:30 a.m., 15K begins at 8 a.m.; University of Saint Francis, Hutzell Center, 2701 Spring St.; VeepRaces.com or FortWayneGobbler.com.

Pathfinder Kids Kampus Turkey Trot 5K Run and Turkey Trail – Registration at 7 a.m., 5K begins at 8 a.m., 1-mile begins at 8:30 a.m.; McDonald’s, 60 Home St., Huntington; registration, www.kidskampus.org.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

TODAY

“American Winter” – HBO documentary on homelessness; 6:30 p.m.; University of Saint Francis, North Campus, 2702 Spring St.; free; 426-7357, ext. 130.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Gun and Knife Show – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday; Memorial Coliseum, Expo Center, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $6 adults, $2 ages 12 to 6; 1-800-745-3000.

SATURDAY

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

LEGO League Robotics Competition – 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Public Safety Academy, Ivy Tech South Campus, 7602 Patriot Crossing; www.etcs.ipfw.edu/fll.

Winterfest Farmers Market – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Karpeles Manuscript Museum, 2410 Fairfield Ave.; purpleperian43@aol.com. Ends May 10.

International Survivors of Suicide Day – 1 to 3 p.m.; IPFW, Rhinehart Music Center, Room 235, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E., 481-4174.

Acoustic Spoken Word Café – Featuring poets Jason Green and Quamia Carter also music by the Classical Guitar Quartet; 7 to 10 p.m.; TRIAAC, 501 E. Brackenridge St.; $5; 260-969-9442.

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.

MONDAY

“Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor” – Celebrating 50 years; 7:30 p.m.; Coldwater Crossing, 211 W. Washington Center Road; 483-0017.

SPECTATOR SPORTS

TODAY

Komets hockey – vs. Reading; 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.

SATURDAY

Komets hockey – vs. Wheeling; 7:30 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.

THURSDAY

Komets hockey – vs. Florida; 7:30 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.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“9 To 5, The Musical” – Presented by Civic Theatre; 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; $26 adults, $22 Senior Sunday matinee, $15 youth; 424-5220.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

“Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” – 7:30 p.m. today, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington University, Huntington; $12 adults, $10 seniors and students; 260-359-4261.

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

“Murder on the Nile” – 7 p.m.; Leo High School auditoria, 14600 Amstutz Road, Leo-Cedarville; $6 advance, $8 at the door.

“Narnia the Musical” – 8 p.m.; Pulse Opera House, Warren; $12 general admission, $5 ages 12 and younger; 260-375-7017. Ends Dec. 14.

THURSDAY

“Mamma Mia!” – 7:30 p.m.; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $58, $42, $28; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

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