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  • File The Allen County Fair, which features animal showings, food and rides, begins Tuesday at the fairgrounds on Carroll Road.

  • File The Moon Walk event Saturday in Bryan, Ohio, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing will include have activities, as well as moon pies and Tang. 

  • Courtesy The St. Joe Pickle Festival includes all things pickle in downtown St. Joe today and Saturday.

Friday, July 19, 2019 1:00 am

Out and about

A la carte


Paulding Summer Blast – 4 to 10 p.m.; downtown Paulding, Ohio; 6:30 p.m. parade and 10 p.m. fireworks.



Nathan Timmel – Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m., $15 advance, $20 day of show;



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



Three Rivers Festival – Various events and times throughout Fort Wayne; for schedule and times, go to


St. Joe Pickle Festival – Noon to 10 p.m. today and 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; downtown St. Joe; for activities and times, go to


Allen County Fair – Events begin at 8 a.m.; Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road; free until noon, $5 admission after on Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday and $7 admission Thursday, Friday and Saturday; for activities and times, go to; ends July 29.


Berne Swiss Days – 5 p.m.; downtown Berne; various activities and events; for more information, go to; ends July 28.



Old Fort – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, as well as from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 1201 Spy Run Ave.; ends Aug. 4.

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Classic, antique and special-interest cars; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; info at 260-925-1444 or

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Botanica Jones: Scientist, Merchant or Thief?” exhibit, ends Nov. 17; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3-17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or

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

Science Central – “Robots” touring exhibition, ends Sept. 8; 1950 N. Clinton St.; $9 ages 3-64, $8 ages 65 and older, free members 2 and younger; hours, 424-2400 or

Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum – 2122 O'Day Road; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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 – Batmobile items, “Dukes of Hazzard” car General Lee; 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

Sauder Village – 22611 Ohio 2, Archbold, Ohio; $18 adults, $12 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger; hours, 800-590-9755 or; through Oct. 27.


Swiss Heritage Village – Features an indoor and outdoor museum depicting life in the mid-1800s; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday;

The Old Jail Museum – World War II exhibit through November; 121 N. Indiana St., Warsaw; hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; free admission;

Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum – 2181 General Doolittle Drive, Auburn; hours, 260-927-8022 or


Mid-America Windmill Museum – 25th anniversary celebration; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 732 S. Allen Chapel Road, Kendallville; guest speakers, music, entertainment, food, special displays; free admission.



Mini Memory Walk – Hosted by Coventry Meadows to benefit Alzheimer's Association; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve; $10; also, free Corvette show by the Fort Wayne Corvette Club and a car smash by LKQ Pick Your Park at Coventry Meadows, 7843 W. Jefferson Blvd.


Salamonie River canoe trip – 2 p.m.; canoe a scenic Wabash County section of Salmonie River; Upper Wabash Interpretive Services, 3691 New Holland Road, Andrews; bring canoe or sign up to borrow one; meeting location given at time of registration by calling 260-468-2127; $3 per person.


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

Trek the Trails – 6 p.m.; 8-mile bike ride; Haley Elementary School parking lot, 2201 Maplecrest Road; free.


Dog Jog 5K – 7 p.m.; Pickett's Run Park, 300 E. Washington St., Bluffton; dog-friendly 5K run; $15.



Fort Wayne Children's Zoo – Shark conservation area, stingray touch pool, giraffes and lions; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily; 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $15 ages 19-61, $10 ages 2-18, $12 ages 62 and older, free ages 1 and younger; 427-6800 or


Historic West Main Street Farmers Market – 3 to 8 p.m.; 1936 W. Main St.; operated by the Nebraska Neighborhood Association; through Oct. 11.

Johnnie Mae Farm Stand – 4 to 7 p.m.; Renaissance Pointe Neighborhood, 2518 Winter St.; through August;


Star*Quest Observatory Open House – Hosted by Fort Wayne Astronomical Society; 7 p.m.; Jefferson Township Park, 1730 S. Webster Road, New Haven.

Old Fort Mustangers' Mustang and Ford Show – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; vehicle registration from 8 to 11 a.m. and awards at 3 p.m.; Ivy Tech, Coliseum campus parking lot, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd.

Honoring Our Heroes – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 8254 W 300 N, Andrews; honoring veterans and active duty personnel; Vietnam era helicopters, American Hueys 369 and 803/Warrior 11; food and children's activities; hosted by LLL Truck Repair of Andrews and American Huey 369; rain date is Sunday.

Moon Walk – 6 to midnight; downtown entertainment district in Bryan, Ohio, celebrates 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing; family activities, music and food.

South Side Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 block of Warsaw Street, between Oxford and Pontiac streets;; ends Dec. 21.

Fort Wayne Food Tours – 3 p.m.; downtown food and history walking tours; $60;; ends Sept. 30.

YLNI Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; corner of Barr and Wayne streets; ends Sept. 28.

Fort Wayne's Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; corner of Wayne and Barr streets.


Annie Oakley Perfumery – Anniversary celebration with free sensory tours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 300 Johnson St., Ligonier; ends July 26.


Shipshewana Flea Market – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana;; ends Sept. 25.


Salomon Farm Park Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Road; ends Sept. 4.


Decatur Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; along First Street in downtown Decatur; events on Facebook page.



TinCaps – vs. Peoria; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; tickets, 482-6400 or


TinCaps – vs. Cedar Rapids; 6:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; tickets, 482-6400 or


TinCaps – vs. Cedar Rapids; 1:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; tickets, 482-6400 or


TinCaps – vs. Cedar Rapids; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; tickets, 482-6400 or



“Guys and Dolls” – Pulse Opera House; 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday; 1271/2 Wayne St., Warren; $15 general admission, $5 for children 12 and younger; or 260-375-7017; ends July 28.


“Carrie: The Musical” – Three Rivers Music Theatre; 8 p.m.; also, 8 p.m. Thursday; Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Ave.; tickets, or 498-2652; ends July 27.


“Fresh Finds” – All for One Productions; play-reading festival; 1 p.m.; Sweetwater Sound, Performance Theater, 5501 U.S. 30 W; $10; audience discussions after.