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  • Courtesy The Van Wert Civic Theatre in Van Wert, Ohio, will stage “The Sunshine Boys” this weekend.

  • Courtesy Comedian and author Anita Renfroe will take the stage Thursday at the Honeywell Center in Wabash.

  • Courtesy Comedian Jo Koy will be at Embassy Theatre on Saturday.

Friday, March 08, 2019 1:00 am

Out and about

A la carte

Saturday

“Captain Marvel” – Sensory-friendly film screening; 10:30 a.m.; Regal Coldwater, 211 W. Washington Center Road.

COMEDY

SATURDAY

Jo Koy – 8 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $35 to $45; ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.

Nick Griffin – Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m. show, $15 advance, $20 day of show; 9:45 p.m. show, $20 advance, $25 day of show; www.fortwaynecomedyclub.com.

THURSDAY

Anita Renfroe – 7:30 p.m.; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $18 to $50; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

DANCE

TODAY

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

SATURDAY

“Dance of Unity, Dance of Peace: An Evening with Rumi, Sufi Music and Whirling Dervishes” – 6:30 p.m.; Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 W. Berry St.; $20, $10 students and free for children ages 12 and younger; hosted by Indiana Center for Middle East Peace; indianacmep.org or 424-2430.

SUNDAY

Singles dance – 6 to 9:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 47, 601 Reed Road; $8; 704-3669.

FESTIVALS

Spring Forward Fest – 6 to 10 p.m.; various locations in downtown, including Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; Ash Skyline Plaza; and Parkview Field; music, light projections and fireworks at 10 p.m.; free; for more information, go to fwembassytheatre.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 – “Hundred Acre Wood Exhibit,” ends April 21, featuring world of Winnie the Pooh; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3-17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or www.fortwayneparks.org.

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

Science Central – “Heart Smart” touring exhibit, ends May 26; 1950 N. Clinton St.; $9 ages 3-64, $8 ages 65 and older, free members 2 and younger; hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org.

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 – 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.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

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

RECREATIONAL

SATURDAY

Fort Wayne United Late Night Basketball League – 8 to 11 p.m.; Renaissance Pointe YMCA, 2323 Bowser Ave.; ends May 4.

SUNDAY

Birdwatching on Our Urban Rivers – 10 to 11 a.m.; Lawton Park Trailhead, Clinton and Fourth streets; hosted by Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and Riverfront Fort Wayne; free.

TUESDAY

Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road; free; 478-2515 or info@lrwp.org.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

SATURDAY

Model Railroad Show & Swap – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; hosted by the Maumee Valley Railroad Club; Coliseum Bingo, 911 W. Washington Center Road; $5 adults, $7 families and free for ages 12 and younger.

Civil War Garrison – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; The Old Fort, 1201 Spy Run Ave.; freewill donation accepted; oldfortwayne.org.

“How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” – Sensory-friendly film screening; AMC Theaters; see theater websites for available show times.

Fort Wayne's Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; ends May 18.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

“Here and Now” – Performance by the Jesters, an art group of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities ages 8 through senior citizens; 6 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday; University of Saint Francis, 2702 Spring St.; $10; 399-7700, ext. 8001.

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 adults, $6 ages 60 and older and free for ages 12 and younger.

SPORTS

TODAY

Mad Ants – vs. Lakeland Magic; 7 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum; $10 to $25 (prices increase on game day); www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.

SATURDAY

Fort Wayne Derby Girls – vs. Circle City Derby Girls; 6 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $12 adults, $9 seniors ages 60 and older, military and first responders, $7 ages 6 to 12 and free for ages 5 and younger.

Komets – vs. Toledo Walleye; 7:30 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $13 to $29 adults, $12 to $25 seniors ages 60 and older and students, $9 to $20 ages 12 and younger; 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“Harvey” – Pulse Opera House; 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday; 1271/2 Wayne St. Warren; $15, $5 ages 12 and younger; www.pulseoperahouse.org or 260-375-7017; ends March 17.

“Twelfth Night” – First Presbyterian Theater; 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; 300 W. Wayne St.; $20 general admission, $18 seniors 65 and older, free for first 30 full-time students with reservation, $10 otherwise; ends March 16.

“The Sunshine Boys” – Van Wert Civic Theatre; 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; 118 S. Race St., Van Wert, Ohio; $13; 419-238-9689 or vwct.org; ends March 16.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

“Fun Home” – Three Rivers Music Theatre; 8 p.m. today and Saturday; Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Ave.; $25, $22 seniors ages 60 and older and $18 students; www.threeriversmuisctheatre.com; ends March 16.

“A Pirate's Life for Me” – Adams Central High School Music Department; 7 p.m.; 222 W. Washington St., Monroe; $6 adults, $4 students.

“A Comedy of Tenors” – Arena Dinner Theatre; 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show today and Saturday; $40; 719 Rockhill St.; 424-5622 or www.arenadinnertheatre.org; ends March 23.

SUNDAY

“The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show” – 2 and 5 p.m.; Niswonger Performance Arts Center, Van Wert, Ohio; 419-238-6722 or npacvw.org.