The Journal Gazette
 
 
Friday, June 29, 2018 1:00 am

Out and about

COMEDY

SATURDAY

Mikey Mason – Also, Tom Plute; 7:15 p.m.; Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; $15 advance, $20 day of show; www.fortwaynecomedyclub.com.

DANCES

TODAY

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

FESTIVALS

SATURDAY

BuskerFest – 4 to 10 p.m.; featuring street performers; intersection of Wayne and Calhoun streets; free; www.downtownfortwayne.com/buskerfest.

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 – “Bugs!,” live butterfly exhibit, ends July 8; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3 to 17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or www.fortwayneparks.org. “Gardens of Europe: Photography,” through Aug. 31, features work of Ramon F. Miller of Gera, Germany. “$1 Night Insight: Edible Insects: A Yummy Treat!” from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

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.

Science Central – “In the Dark” exhibit, ends Sept. 9; shows visitors what comes alive when the sun goes down; 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.

Black Pine Animal Sanctuary – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; 1426 W. 300 N., Albion; $10 ages 10 to 54, $8 55 and older, $7 ages 3 to 9, and free for ages 2 and younger; program fees vary; 260-636-7383 or www.blackpine.org; through October.

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; genestratton-porter.com; closes for season Dec. 1.

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.

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

SATURDAY

Flow the St. Joe – Canoe/kayak paddle from Spencerville to Leo-Cedarville on St. Joseph River; 9 a.m. check-in; Riverside Gardens park, Leo-Cedarville; $25 for ages 18 and older, $10 for 17 and younger; registration, www.sjrwi.org.

TUESDAY

Trek the Trails – 6 p.m.; 8-mile bike ride; Covington Elementary School, meet in the Deer Ridge Elementary School parking lot, 1515 S. Scott Road; free; www.cityoffortwayne.org/trekthetrails.

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

ALL WEEKEND

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.; $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.

TODAY

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

SATURDAY

Car show – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; hosted by Byron Health Center and Fort Wayne Corvette Club; 12101 Lima Road; free.

YLNI Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; corner of Wayne and Barr streets; ends Sept. 29.

Southside Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 Warsaw St.; 260-244-3288; ends Dec. 15; www.southsidefarmersmarket.com.

Fort Wayne Food Tours – 3 p.m.; downtown food and history walking tours; $60; www.fortwaynefoodtours.com; ends mid-October.

Market at the Wass farmers market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Wassenberg Art Center, 214 S. Washington St., Van Wert, Ohio; ends Aug. 25.

SUNDAY AND THURSDAY

Riverfront Boat Tours – 3, 5, 6:15 and 7:30 p.m.; offered by Riverfront Fort Wayne; boat departs from Guldlin Park or Headwaters Park; $12 per person; for reservations, call 427-6000 or go to www.fortwayneparks.org; through September.

MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

Flying Legends of Victory Tour – NOW CANCELED: Features B-25 “Maid in the Shade” aircraft; Fort Wayne Aero Center, 4401 Altitude Drive; 2 to 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; $10 per person, $20 for family of four; ends July 8; www.azcaf.org/location/fort-wayne-in-tour-stop/

WEDNESDAY

“Big Fish” – Film screening; 6 p.m.; Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St.; $5.

THURSDAY

“Despicable Me” – Film screening; 8 p.m.; Foellinger Theater, 3411 Sherman Blvd.; free.

“Friday the 13th” – Film screening; 9:30 p.m.; Huntington Twin Drive-In, 1291 Condit St., Huntington; $12 per carload.

SPORTS

WEDNESDAY

TinCaps – vs. Great Lakes; 6:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $5, $8, $10, $13; 482-6400.

THURSDAY

TinCaps – vs. Great Lakes; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $5, $8, $10, $13; 482-6400.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“The Monster Within” – Village Players of Hicksville; 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday; The Spotlight, 501 Antwerp Drive, Hicksville, Ohio; $10 adults, $8 for seniors and students today and Saturday and $8 adults, $6 students and seniors on Sunday; tickets at the door or by calling 419-212-2096.

A la carte

SATURDAY

Riverfront Walking Tour – 10 to 11 a.m.; Lawton Park, 1900 N. Clinton St.; free; hosted by Riverfront Fort Wayne


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