The Journal Gazette
 
 
Friday, February 14, 2020 1:00 am

Out and about

COMEDY

SATURDAY

Special event: Bob and Tom co-host Josh Arnold and Sean Hill – Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 9:45 p.m. show, $30; www.fortwaynecomedyclub.com.

DANCE

FRIDAY

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

Square dancing – Valentine's dance; hosted by Magic Squares; 7:30 p.m.; Steuben County YMCA, 500 E. Harcourt Road, Angola.

SATURDAY

“Love Notes” – Fort Wayne Ballet; 4 p.m.; Arts United ArtsLab, 300 E. Main St.; $20, VIP seating $50; 422-4226 or artstix.org.

Contra Dance – Sponsored by the Fort Wayne Traditional Music and Dance Society; 8 to 11 p.m., lessons at 7:30 p.m.; Fort Wayne Ballroom Co., 1559 W. Dupont Road; $9 general public, $6 students, free for ages 12 and younger; 260-244-1905.

SUNDAY

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

TUESDAY

Riverdance – 7:30 p.m.; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $50 to $60; honeywellcenter.org or 260-563-1102.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS

ALL WEEKEND

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

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – Ends April 12, “Dog Days of Winter Garden Exhibit”; also, Sweetheart Orchid Display through March 8; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3-17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or botanicalconservatory.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; call 426-2882 or go to www.fwhistorycenter.com.

Science Central – “A-MAZE-D” exhibit that focuses on mazes and puzzles, ends May 24; 1950 N. Clinton St.; regular museum prices, $9 ages 3 to 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; for hours and cost call 260-925-9100 or go to www.natmus.org.

National Military History Center – Batmobile items, “Dukes of Hazzard” car General Lee, two “Knight Rider” cars; 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.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum – 2181 General Doolittle Drive, Auburn; hours, 260-927-8022 or fordv8foundation.org.

SUNDAY

Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum – 2122 O'Day Road; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Monday and Thursday; free admission; grounds open 24/7 or museum by appointment by calling 267-5022.

RECREATION

SATURDAY

Eagle watch – 3 p.m.; meet at Salamonie Interpretive Center, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews; to register, call 260-468-2127; dress for weather and bring binoculars.

Winter hike – 2 p.m.; west end of Eagle Marsh, meet at Boy Scout office parking lot, 8315 W. Jefferson Blvd.; hosted by Little River Wetlands Project and Northeast chapter of Indiana Native Plant Society.

SUNDAY

Sundays on the Riverfront – 11:30 a.m.; Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.; various activities including Citizen Science programs, community art project and other workshops.

WEDNESDAY

Wednesday Walkers – 9 a.m.; meet at Convergence Sculpture, Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.; walk half mile perimeter of park.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

ALL WEEKEND

Fort Wayne Boat Show – 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $10 adults, free for ages 12 and younger.

SATURDAY

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

SUNDAY

“Malcolm X” – Film screening; 2 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; free.

TUESDAY

Family Game Night – 5 to 8 p.m.; Park Foundation Pavilion, Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.; wide variety of board and tabletop games; free; occurs every Tuesday.

WEDNESDAY

Dance Promenade – 6 to 9 p.m.; Park Foundation Pavilion, Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.; dance lessons in different styles; $10; occurs every Wednesday.

THURSDAY

“L'Atalante” – Park of TourneÚs Film Festival; 6 p.m.; Manchester University, Academic Center's Link Auditorium, Room 101, North Manchester; free.

INseparable Film Tour – 6:30 p.m.; Brokaw Movie House, 200 N. Public Square, Angola; register to attend for free at https://inseperablefilmsangola.eventbrite.com.

“Small-Town Americana: Bringing Accessibility to the Billy and Helen Sunday Home” – 7 p.m.; Winona History Center, 105 9th St., Winona Lake; stories about Sunday home and a presentation of digitalized program allowing visitors to interact virtually with second floor of Sunday home.

“Breakthrough” – Film screening; 10 a.m.; Wells County Public Library, Bluffton; free movie for adults.

Speak, Sing or Wing – 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Park Foundation Pavilion, 202 W. Superior St.; different forms of performance from local and regional comedians, poets, spoken word, storytelling and musicians; for ages 21 and older; $15; occurs every Thursday.

SPORTS

FRIDAY

Komets – vs. Indy Fuel; 8 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $13 to $29 adults, $12 to $25 for ages 60 and older and 12 to 18, $9 to $20 ages 11 and younger.

WEDNESDAY

Komets – vs. Kalamazoo Wings; 7:30 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $13 to $29 adults, $12 to $25 for ages 60 and older and 12 to 18, $9 to $20 ages 11 and younger.

THEATER

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

“Matilda the Musical” – Fort Wayne Civic Theatre; 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; $33 adults, $28 seniors and $20 ages 23 and younger; www.fwcivic.org or 424-5220; ends March 1.

THURSDAY

“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” – First Presbyterian Theater; 7:30 p.m.; $12; 426-7421, ext. 121 or www.firstpresbyteriantheater.com; ends March 7.

A la carte

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Show choir competition – Hosted by Homestead High School; various times on both days; Homestead High School, 4310 Homestead Road; $10 day show, $15 for day and night shows, free ages 5 and younger; for more information, go to www.honesteadshowchoirs.com/homestead-classic-showcase.


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