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  • File Dress for the weather and then head out for a nature hike Tuesday with the Little River Ramblers.  

  • Courtesy “The State Ballet Theatre of Russia Presents Sleeping Beauty” takes the stage at the Embassy Theatre on Thursday.  

  • File The Fort Wayne Farm Show begins Tuesday at Memorial Coliseum.  

Friday, January 12, 2018 1:00 am

Out and about

A la carte

ALL WEEKEND

Science Central – 1950 N. Clinton St.; $9 ages 3 to 64, $8 ages 65 and older, free for members and 2 and younger; hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org.

COMEDY

SATURDAY

Jim Barron – Illusionist and comedian; 6 p.m.; St. Michael Lutheran Church, 2131 Getz Road; free; www.jimbarronshows.com.

DANCES

TODAY

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

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

SUNDAY

Singles dance – 6 to 9:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 47, 601 Reed Road; $7; 704-3669.

HOLIDAY

SUNDAY

“We Are the Dream: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” – Presented by Heartland Sings; choir performs and speakers revisit King's words; 4 p.m.; Plymouth UCC Church, 501 W. Berry St.; free will offering accepted.

MONDAY

MLK Day “A Day On, Not a Day Off” event – Hosted by University of Saint Francis to celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life; 9:30 a.m. registration, followed by 10 a.m. program, “Straight Talk with Ketu Oladuwa: Building Relationships in America” and service projects; 2702 Spring St.

Mega Youth Extravaganza “It's a New Season” – 4 p.m.; presented by NAACP and community evangelist Dorothy Nichols; Destiny Life Center, 3601 Warsaw St.

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. The Tucker on display through April and exhibit, “Boattails! Supercars of the Golden Age.”

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Fairy Tales,” ends April 8; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3 to 17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or www.fortwayneparks.org. Work of artist Carolyn Stachera, ends Feb. 25.

The History Center – 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 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.

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.

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

ALL WEEKEND

Headwaters Ice Skating Rink – 333 S. Clinton St.; $5 ages 14 and older, $3 ages 13 and younger; $2 skate rental; 1 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, noon to 10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday; 422-7625 or www.fortwayneparks.org; ends March 4.

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.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

SATURDAY

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

TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

Fort Wayne Farm Show – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; free admission, but cost to park; www.tradexpos.com.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“Faustus” – Shakespearemachine; 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday; Parkview Physicians Group Artslab, Auer Center for Arts and Culture, 300 E. Main St.; $17 for adults; $12 for children ages 14 to 17 and seniors ages 60 and older; 422-4226 or tickets.artstix.org; ends Jan. 21.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

“Red” – First Presbyterian Theater; 7:30 p.m.; $20 general admission, $18 for seniors ages 65 and older and free for the first 30 full-time students with reservation, $10 after or if bought at the door; 300 W. Wayne St.; 426-7421, ext. 121, or www.firstpresbyteriantheater.com; ends Jan. 20.

“Pippi Longstocking” – Fire & Light Academy; 2 and 7 p.m. today and 7 p.m. Saturday; Salvation Army Community Center, 2901 N. Clinton St.; $4 advance, $5 day of show; www.fireandlightproductions.com.

SUNDAY

“Shopkins Live! Shop It Up!” – 4 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; tickets start at $22; ticketmaster.com or 1-800-745-3000.

WEDNESDAY

“The Sound of Music” – 7:30 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; tickets, ticketmaster.com or 1-800-745-3000.

THURSDAY

“The State Ballet Theatre of Russia Presents Sleeping Beauty” – 7:30 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; tickets, ticketmaster.com or 1-800-745-3000.