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  • File The Fort4Fitness Spring Cycle kicks off Saturday morning downtown.

  • File The TinCaps take on Great Lakes today, Saturday and Sunday at Parkview Field.

  • Courtesy Comedian and illusionist Jim Barron will perform today at the Cottage Event Center in Roanoke.

Friday, May 19, 2017 1:00 am

Out and about

A la carte

SATURDAY

Heroes & Villains 5K Run/Walk – 10 a.m.; registration begins at 8:45 a.m.; $35, $25 for ages 15 and younger; Rivergreenway, 7000 N. River Road; www.heroes5krunwalk.com.

COMEDY

TODAY

Comedian and illusionist Jim Barron – 7:30 p.m.; also featuring singer Don Wharton; Cottage Event Center, Roanoke; $12; 483-3508.

DANCES

TODAY

Legion Dance – Melvin Mullins; 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; $5; open to public; 456-2988.

Dance with Dave Cowdrey – 8 p.m.; lesson, 7:15 p.m.; Anchor Room Dance Studio, 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; $10 a person; 260-622-6644.

SATURDAY

Ballroom dance – Van Wert Dance Club; 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.; Goedde Building, 205 W. Crawford St., Van Wert, Ohio; $5.

Contra Dance – Sponsored by the Fort Wayne Traditional Music and Dance Society; 8 to 11 p.m., lessons at 7:30 p.m.; Fort Wayne Dance Collective, 437 E. Berry St.; $9 general public, $6 students, free for ages 12 and younger; 260-244-1905.

DANCE PERFORMANCE

TODAY AND SATURDAY

“Progressions” – Fort Wayne Ballet; 7:30 p.m.; Auer Center for Arts & Culture, 300 E. Main St.; $20; 422-4226 or www.fortwayneballet.org.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS

ALL WEEKEND

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – “Streamlining,” featuring vintage, streamlined automobiles; also, 1948 Tucker on loan through Saturday; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; hours and cost, 260-925-1444 or www.automobilemuseum.org.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Perspectives” live butterfly exhibit, ends June 25; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3 to 17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or www.fortwayneparks.org.

The History Center – “200@200: Commemorating the Ages”; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and first Sunday of the month; 302 E. Berry St.; 426-2882 or www.fwhistorycenter.com.

National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States – “Cars and Trucks Like You Used to Own”; adjacent to Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum; hours and cost, 260-925-9100, www.natmus.org.

National Military History Center and Horse Power Museum – Batmobile items, “Dukes of Hazzard” car General Lee, two “Knight Rider” cars, World's Monster Truck Hall of Fame, a Dale Earnhardt car; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; 5634 County Road 11-A, Auburn; $10, free ages 6 and younger; 260-927-9144 or www.nationalmilitaryhistorycenter.org.

Northeastern Indiana Racing Museum – Inside National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive Museum, Auburn; open daily, hours and cost, 316-0966 or ksplace1@frontier.com.

Science Central – “The Zula Patrol: Mission Weather,” touring exhibition, ends May 28; 1950 N. Clinton St.; $9 ages 3 to 64, $8 ages 65 and older, free members and 2 and younger; school-year hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org. Also, new data sets for TRAPPIST-1, the newly discovered exoplanets by NASA, on its Science on a Sphere.

Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site – Nearly 150 acres of lake shore, formal gardens, woods and newly restored wetlands and prairies; 1205 Pleasant Point, Rome City; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays; www.genestratton-porter.com.

Black Pine Animal Sanctuary – General visitation, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. guided tours 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; 1426 W. 300 N., Albion; $10 ages 10 to 54, $8 ages 55 and older, $7 ages 3 to 9; 260-636-7383 or www.blackpine.org.

Sauder Village – Antique car gathering Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 22611 Ohio 2, Archbold, Ohio; hours, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; admission, www.saudervillage.org.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum – On display, 1932 Ford chassis; 2181 General Doolittle Drive, Auburn; hours, 260-927-8022 or www.fordv8foundation.org. On exhibit, donated Lincoln-Zephyr Continental Cabriolet.

RECREATIONAL

SATURDAY

Fort Wayne K9 Klassic – 5K run/walk for participants and dogs; registration 9 a.m., event at 10 a.m.; University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St.; $20; benefits Allen County SPCA; www.k9klassic.com.

AIDS Walk – 9 to 11 a.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; www.positiveresourceconnection.org or 744-1144.

Fort4 Fitness Spring Cycle – 10 a.m.; 10, 19, 36, 46 and 100 plus distances; kick off in front of Arts United Center, 300 E. Main St.; fort4fitness.org.

Miles for Meals 3-Mile Walk – Wellspring Interfaith Social Services; check-in 8:15 a.m., walk at 9 a.m.; Foster Park, 3900 Old Mill Road, Pavilion 1; $25.

TUESDAY

Trek the Trails – 6 p.m.; Shoaff Park trailhead, meet in parking lot near the Conklin Pavilion near 6401 St. Joe Road; 8 miles; free; www.fwtrails.org.

Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Arrowhead Prairie parking lot, 8624 Aboite Road, Roanoke; free; 478-2515 or info@lrwp.org.

“Turtles of Eagle Marsh” – 6:30 to 8 p.m.; meet at Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road; sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; dress for weather, boots recommended; free; info@lrwp.org or 478-2515.

THURSDAY

Habitat for Humanity Golf Outing – Shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.; Chestnut Hills Golf Club, 11502 Illinois Road; $200 player, $800 team.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

ALL WEEKEND

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo – Australian Adventure, shark conservation area, African Journey; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $14 ages 19 to 61, $10 ages 2 to 18, $12 ages 62 and older, free ages 1 and younger; 427-6800 or www.kidszoo.org. Closes for the season Oct. 8.

TODAY

Bike to Work Day after party – 5 to 8 p.m.; Fort Wayne Outfitters, 1004 Cass St.; food truck, live music.

Bob Knight and Gene Keady – 7:30 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $29, $45, $55, $99; 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Historic West Main Street Farmers Market – 3 to 8 p.m.; 1936 W. Main St.; 260-515-9700. Through October.

SATURDAY

Community Extravaganza – Noon to 4 p.m.; McMillen Park Community Center, 3901 Abbott St.; bounce house, food, entertainment; games, health screenings; free.

YLNI Farmer's Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 302 E. Berry St.; ends Sept. 9.

Southside Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 Warsaw St.; 456-1228; ends Dec. 16; www.southsidefarmersmarket.com.

Perennials Plant Sale – Purdue Master Gardeners of LaGrange County; 8 a.m. to noon; LaGrange County Community Foundation parking lot, northwest corner of U.S. 20 and Poplar Street.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Gun and Knife Show – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $7.

SUNDAY

FancyFlip Wedding Resale – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.; Holiday Inn IPFW, 4111 Paul Shaffer Drive; $8 to $16; fancyflipevents.com.

Discovering Historic Auburn – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; various locations in downtown Auburn; www.discoveringhistoricauburn.com.

WEDNESDAY

Lincoln Center Local – Chamber Music Society Mozart Celebration screening; 1:30 p.m.; Allen County Library, 900 Library Plaza; free. 

SPORTS

TODAY AND SATURDAY

TinCaps – vs. Great Lakes; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10, $8, $5; 482-6400.

SATURDAY

Fort Wayne Derby Girls – vs. Memphis and Anderson; 6 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $12 adults, two for $20, $7 children, $9 seniors, military and students.

SUNDAY

TinCaps – vs. Great Lakes; 1:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10, $8, $5; 482-6400.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“Nunsense” – 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday; Pulse Opera House, 1271/2 N. Wayne St., Warren; $15 and $5 children ages 12 and younger; www.pulseoperahouse.org or 260-375-7017.