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  • File The gaming convention Pentacon XXXIII will happen all weekend at the Grand Wayne Convention Center.  

  • Courtesy Ted Neeley, who played Jesus in the film “Jesus Christ Superstar!” and also toured with the musical, will be at the Cinema Center’s screening of the remastered film on Monday. Neeley will discuss the film.

  • Courtesy Fire & Light Productions will perform “The Miracle Worker” today and Saturday at the Salvation Army Community Center on North Clinton Street.  

Friday, November 10, 2017 1:00 am

Out and about

A la carte


Santa and Tree Lighting – 7 p.m.; Jefferson Pointe, 4130 W. Jefferson Blvd.; lighting of tree with light show synchronized to Christmas music and then Santa's arrival.



Comedian Gabriel Iglesias – 6:30 and 8 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; tickets, or 800-745-3000.



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


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;


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



Gift of Lights Display – Drive-through light display on grounds of Shipshewana RV Park; hours, 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday; $15 per vehicle on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and $20 per vehicle Friday and Saturday; ends Dec. 30.


Remembrance trees – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; people can place memorial ornaments on trees at Lutheran Hospital, south lobby in Medical Office Building Two, 7910 W. Jefferson Blvd.; open house includes holiday music and memory-making activities for children with a special dedication ceremony at 12:45 p.m.; ornaments will remain on the trees until after the new year.

Craft Fair – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Bishop Dwenger, 1300 E. Washington Center Road; features more than 100 vendors.


“Cirque Dreams Holidaze” – 7:30 p.m.; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; $20 to $45; 260-563-1102 or



Veterans Day Celebration – 5 p.m.; American Legion Post 160, 1122 N. Main St., Roanoke.

Veterans Day Parade – 11 a.m.; beginning at corner of State Boulevard and Parnell Avenue and ends at Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; a ceremony immediately follows the parade.

Veterans Day flag-raising event – 2 p.m.; Two EE's Winery, 6808 U.S. 24, Huntington; supports Our Turn to Serve organization and veterans will share stories of how they were helped by service dogs provided by the organization.



Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Classic, antique and special interest cars; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; hours and cost, 260-925-1444 or The Tucker on display through April.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Blumengarten: A German Story,” ends Sunday; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3 to 17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or Anita Trick's pastel, watercolor and oil paintings, through Nov. 30.

The History Center – Fort Wayne Weavers Guild exhibit, ends mid-November; 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

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,

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

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

Science Central – “Spiders!” touring exhibit, ends Jan. 7; 1950 N. Clinton St.; $9 ages 3 to 64, $8 ages 65 and older, free members and 2 and younger; school hours, 424-2400 or

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;

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


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



Hot Cider Hustle 5K walk/run – 9 a.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.;


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



Pentacon XXXIII – 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday; Grand Wayne Convention Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $20 to $40;


Matilda Jane Clothing Warehouse Sale – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; free admission.


Night Sky activities – 7:30 to 10 p.m.; Salamonie Lakes's Lost Bridge, Andrews; $3 participant fee; gate fees, $7 per in-state vehicles and $9 per out-of-state vehicles.

Fort Wayne's Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Lincoln Financial Event Center, Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.;; ends May 12.

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


“Jesus Christ Superstar!” – Film screening featuring Ted Neeley, who plays Jesus and will discuss the film; 7 p.m.; Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St.; also, sneak peak at documentary, “Superstars: The Making and Reunion of the Film”; $15;


Omnibus Lecture: Robert Edsel – Author of “The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History”; 7:30 p.m.; IPFW, Auer Auditorium, Rhinehart Music Center, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free, but tickets needed in advance and picked up in person at the Larson Ticket Office in the Gates Athletic Center between 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

“The Wild Kratts Live!” – 6:30 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; tickets, or 800-745-3000.


“Elf The Musical” – 7:30 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; tickets, or 800-745-3000.


Overlooked Film Festival – “A United Kingdom”; 7 p.m.; Fabiani Theatre, Trine University, 720 Thunder Drive, Angola; free.

Theater Thursday – “Me Before You” film screening for adults; 10 a.m.; Wells County Public Library, 200 W. Washington St., Bluffton; free; hosted by Bluffton Parks and Recreation Department.



Fort Wayne Mad Ants – vs. Raptors 905; 7 p.m.; $6 to $22 (prices increase by $2 on game day); or 800-745-3000.


Heroes & Legends Wrestling – 2 p.m., with main wrestling card at 7 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $17 to $57; or 800-745-3000.



“Sister Act the Musical” – University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts; 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.; $17 adults, $15 seniors ages 65 and older and children 18 and younger; tickets available at the door 30 minutes before each performance or

Irving Berlin's “White Christmas” – Fort Wayne Civic Theatre; 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; $30 adults, $25 seniors, $17 ages 23 and younger; or 424-5220; ends Nov. 19.

“Sense & Sensibility” – All for One Productions; 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday; PPG ArtsLab, 300 E. Main St.; $20 adults, $17 seniors ages 60 and older and $11 students; or 422-4226; ends Nov. 19.

“Harry Potter and the Obnoxious Voice – The ssssPoof!” – 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; TekVenture stage, 1550 Griffin St.; $7 adults, $5 for ages 17 and younger;

“A Doll's House” – Manchester University Theater; 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Wampler Auditorium, 604 E. College Ave., North Manchester; $10 general admission, $7 students and seniors.


“The Miracle Worker” – Fire & Light Productions; 7 p.m. today and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; Salvation Army Community Center, 2901 N. Clinton St.; $8 advance or $10 at the door;

“Almost, Maine” – Trine University Drama Club; 7 p.m.; Wells Theater, Taylor Hall, 720 Thunder Drive, Angola; free.

“All My Sons” – Huntington University Theatre Company; 7:30 p.m. today and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Studio Theatre, Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington; $13 general admission, $11 students and seniors, $6 for children ages 13 and younger; 260-359-4261 or

“The 39 Steps” – Grace College theater; 7:30 p.m.; Little Theatre, Philathea Hall, 1400 Alpha Drive, Winona Lake; $7 adults, $5 students; tickets available at Wagon Wheel Theater box office, 2515 E. Center St., Warsaw, or by calling 574-267-8041; ends Nov. 18.