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  • Photo by Albert Crowder Fort Wayne Dance Collective's Touring Group will perform “Fragmented Clarity” Saturday and Sunday at IPFW's Williams Theater.

  • EuropaCorp Jennifer Garner stars in “Nine Lives,” which will be shown Thursday at Wells County Library.

  • File Native American dances and activities will be a part of the Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow this weekend in Columbia City.

Friday, August 11, 2017 1:00 am

Out and about

A la carte

SUNDAY

Neighborhood Block Party – 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.; hot dogs, ice cream, petting zoo, carnival games and concert; Trinity United Methodist Church, 530 Guilford St., Huntington; free.

COMEDY

SATURDAY

Jim Barron – Comedian and illusionist; 10 a.m.; downtown stage in Butler as part of Butler Days; free.

DANCES

TODAY

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

Square dance – Sponsored by Magic Squares; 7:30 p.m.; Steuben County YMCA, 500 E. Harcourt Road, Angola; $5.

Dance Party – 7:30 p.m.; Fort Wayne Ballroom Co., 1559 W. Dupont Road; $10 a person; 437-6825.

SATURDAY

Fort Wayne Dancesport – 8 to 11 p.m.; IPFW Walb Classic Ballroom, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $5 youth members, $8 youth non-members; $8 adult members and $10 non-members; www.fwdancesport.org.

SUNDAY

Singles dance – 6 to 9:15 p.m.; American Legion Post 47, 601 Reed Road; $7; 704-3669.

DANCE PERFORMANCE

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

“Fragmented Clarity” – Fort Wayne Dance Collective; 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Williams Theater, IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; $15; 426-3456 or fwdc.org.

FESTIVALS

ALL WEEKEND

Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow – Various times and events; Native American dances, vendors, music and food; Morsches Park, Columbia City; $4 and children 12 and younger free; www.miamipowwow.org.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS

ALL WEEKEND

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Classic, antique and special interest cars; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; hours and cost, 260-925-1444 or www.automobilemuseum.org.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Blumengarten: A German Story,” ends Nov. 12; 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”; 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 – “RiverWorks Discovery” exhibit through Sept. 10; 1950 N. Clinton St.; $9 ages 3 to 64, $8 ages 65 and older, free members and 2 and younger; summer and school hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org. Also, new permanent Bee Hive exhibit, which allows visitors to see the inner-workings of a bee hive. Sunday is Special Abilities and Solar Eclipse Preparation Day, in which free solar eclipse viewing glasses will be given away and demonstrations conducted.

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.

Blak Pine Animal Sanctuary – General visitation, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday; reduced hours begin Monday; 1426 W. 300 N., Albion; $10 ages 10 to 54, $8 55 and older, $7 ages 3 to 9; program fees vary; 260-636-7383 or www.blackpine.org.

Sauder Village – 22611 Ohio 2, Archbold, Ohio; hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; admission, www.saudervillage.org. Harry Potter Days celebrating author J.K. Rowling today and Saturday. Also, Rug Hooking Week begins Wednesday through Aug. 19.

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.

Swiss Heritage Village and Museum – 1800s outdoor village and indoor museum; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 1200 Swiss Way, Berne; for admission, www.swissheritage.org; closes for season Oct. 31.

RECREATIONAL

SATURDAY

Pufferbelly 5K run/walk – Kids Fun Run at 8 a.m., Pufferbelly at 8:30 a.m.; sponsored by Fort Wayne Trails; Parkview YMCA, 10001 Dawson's Creek Boulevard; www.getmeregistered.com.

TUESDAY

Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Boy Scout parking lot, 8315 W. Jefferson Blvd.; free; 478-2515 or info@lrwp.org.

TUESDAY AND SUNDAY

Lake City Skiers – 6:30 p.m.; Hidden Lake, Warsaw; free; www.lakecityskiers.org; ends Sept. 3.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

ALL WEEKEND

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo – Australian Adventure, shark conservation area, African Journey; 9 a.m. to 7 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.

Circle Q Acres Farm Market – 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; 6320 South Indiana 3, Wolcottville; ends mid-October.

TODAY

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

Fort Wayne Food Tours – 3 p.m.; downtown food and history walking tours; www.fortwaynefoodtours.com; ends Sept. 30.

SATURDAY

“200 Year Ecological Reflections” – Acres Land Trust; 2 p.m.; Wing Haven, 180 W 400 N, Angola; two centuries of work by artists and scientists on Wing Haven; free.

Waterloo Historic Train Station open house – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; hosted by Friends of the Depot; Waterloo.

Shared Blessings and Family Fun Day Festival – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Moose Lake Christian Craft Village, 11330 E. 500 S., LaOtto; www.mooselakechristiancraftvillage.com.

Wabash Farmers' Market – 8 a.m. to noon; downtown Wabash; ends Oct. 21.

YLNI Farmers 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.

Fort Wayne's Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Wayne and Barr streets; ends Sept. 30; visit online at ftwaynesfarmersmarket.com.

Van Wert Farm & Art Market – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Wassenberg Art Center, 214 S. Washington St., Van Wert, Ohio; ends Sept. 30.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

“Jerusalem” – 4 p.m.; also, 6 p.m. Monday; $10; Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St.; cinemacenter.org.

TUESDAY

Busker Nights – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Jefferson Pointe, 4130 W. Jefferson Blvd.; free; every Tuesday through Aug. 29.

WEDNESDAY

Community Unity Night – 6 to 8 p.m.; Weisser Youth Center, 802 Eckart St.; children activities, conversations with Fort Wayne Police Department and a light dinner; sponsored by Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department; free.

THURSDAY

“Nine Lives” – Film screening for adults; 10 a.m. to noon; Wells County Library, Bluffton; free.

“Mean Girls” – Riverfront Fort Wayne Film Series; 8 to 10:15 p.m.; Lawton Park, 1900 N. Clinton St.; free; www.riverfrontfw.org.

“Gene Stratton-Porter's Birthday Open House” – 2 to 4 p.m.; Gene Stratton-Porter Historic Site, Rome City; cake served at 2 p.m. and actor portraying author at 2:15 p.m.; free.

Maumee Valley Steam and Gas Engine Show – Various times and events; Jefferson Township Park, 1720 Webster Road, New Haven; $7, children ages 12 and younger free; www.maumeevalley.org; ends Aug. 20.

SPORTS

TODAY AND SATURDAY

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

SATURDAY

American Dream Wrestling Event – 4 to 11:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 241, 7605 Bluffton Road; $10.

SUNDAY

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

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“Into the Woods” – 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; also, 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; Wagon Wheel Theatre, 2515 E. Center St., Warsaw; $35; www.wagonwheelcenter.org or 574-267-8041; ends Aug. 19.

“As You Like It” – Shakespearemachine; 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday; PPG ArtsLab, 300 E. Main St.; $17 adults, $12 seniors ages 60 and over, $12 children ages 14 to 17 and students; call 422-4226 or tickets.artstix.org; ends Aug. 19.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

“Blood Brothers” – 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m.; $40; Arena Dinner Theatre, 719 Rockhill St.; 424-5622 or www.arenadinnertheatre.org; ends Aug. 19.