File The city's annual Open Streets Fort Wayne allows participants to walk, bike, skate and even dance in the streets Sunday along Calhoun Street.
File Residents can enjoy the free weekly Trek the Trails rides on Tuesdays. This week’s ride will begin at the Swinney Park West trailhead.
File DralaCon, which celebrates the world of tabletop role-playing games, will have its first convention this weekend at the Grand Wayne Center.
Friday, July 12, 2019 1:00 am
Out and about
A la carte
Town Creek Live Festival – 3 p.m. to midnight; Wassenberg Art Center, 214 South Washington St., Van Wert, Ohio; free.
Kris Shaw – Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m. show, $15 advance, $20 day of show; www.fortwaynecomedyclub.com.
Legion Dance – Justus III; 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; $5; open to public; 456-2988.
Singles Dance – 6 to 9:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 47, 601 Reed Road; $8; DJ, cash bar, potluck.
Three Rivers Festival – Various events and times throughout Fort Wayne; Lutheran Health Network Parade at 9:45 a.m. Saturday in downtown; for schedule and times, go to threeriversfestival.org; ends July 20.
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; hours and cost, 260-925-1444 or www.automobilemuseum.org.
Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Botanica Jones: Scientist, Merchant or Thief?” exhibit, begins Saturday and ends Nov. 17; 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 www.fwhistorycenter.com.
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 www.sciencecentral.org.
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, 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 email@example.com.
Sauder Village – Summer on the Farm and fiddle contest on Saturday; 22611 Ohio 2, Archbold, Ohio; $18 adults, $12 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger; hours, 800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org; through Oct. 27.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
Swiss Heritage Village – Features an indoor and 26 acres of outdoor museum depicting life in the mid-1800s; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday; www.swissheritage.org.
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; www.kosciuskohistory.com.
Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum – On display, 1932 Ford chassis, donated Lincoln-Zephyr Continental Cabriolet; 2181 General Doolittle Drive, Auburn; hours, 260-927-8022 or www.fordv8foundation.org.
Luckey Hospital Museum – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; final birthday party for those born at the hospital; corner of U.S. 33 and Indiana 109, Wolf Lake.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trek the Trails – 6 p.m.; 8-mile bike ride; Swinney Park West trailhead, first parking lot, east of the main drive, 2200 W. Jefferson Blvd.; free.
DralaCon – Celebrates the world of tabletop role-playing games; various events and activities, including live shows featuring guests from popular podcasts and gameplay experiences; Grand Wayne Convention Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.; hosted by Nerd Asylum LLC; www.dralacon.com.
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 www.kidszoo.org.
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; www.johnniemaefarm.org.
South Side Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 block of Warsaw Street, between Oxford and Pontiac streets; www.southsidefarmersmarket.com; ends Dec. 21.
Fort Wayne Food Tours – 3 p.m.; downtown food and history walking tours; $60; www.fortwaynefoodtours.com; 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.
Warriors for Make A Wish charity motorcycle ride – Kickstands up at 1:30 p.m. for a 90-mile ride; Harley-Davidson of Fort Wayne, 6315 Illinois Road; $15 single, $20 with passenger.
“Toy Story 4” – Sensory-friendly film screening; AMC Theaters; see theater websites for available showtimes.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Lawton Park Flea Market – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; Lawton Park, 1900 N. Clinton St.; antiques, collectibles.
Open Streets Fort Wayne – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; along Calhoun Street downtown; participants can walk, bike, skate and play in the streets; openstreetsfw.org.
“American Mullet – Legend of the Silver Fox” – Documentary; 9 p.m.; The Ruoff Festival Plaza, Three Rivers Festival, Headwaters Park, 333 S. Clinton St.; free.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
Shipshewana Flea Market – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana; Shipshewanafleamarket.com; 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.
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
TinCaps – vs. Peoria; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; tickets, 482-6400 or tincapstickets.com.
“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 ages 12 and younger; www.pulseoperahouse.org or 260-375-7017; ends. July 28.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
“Carrie: The Musical” – Three Rivers Music Theatre; 8 p.m.; Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Ave.; tickets, www.threeriversmusictheatre.com or 498-2652; ends July 27.
“The Pied Piper” – Excelsior Arts Academy & Youth Theater; 7:30 p.m. today, 6 p.m. Saturday; Pajamas in the Park series, DeKalb Outdoor Theater, 301 South Center St., Auburn; free, donations accepted; bring blanket or chair; ExcelsiorArtsAcademy.com.