The Journal Gazette
 
 
Friday, February 21, 2020 1:00 am

Out and about

COMEDY

SATURDAY

Josh Sneed – Cancer Services Comedy Night; 7 p.m.; general admission $50, VIP $75; Sweetwater, 5501 U.S. 30; cancer-services.org.

Larry Reeb and Jamie Utley – Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m. show, $20 advance, $25 at the door, 9:45 p.m. show, $25 advance, $30 at the door; www.fortwaynecomedyclub.com.

DANCE

FRIDAY

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

SATURDAY

“The Jungle Book” – Fort Wayne Ballet's Youth Company; 10 and 11:30 a.m.; Auer Center for Arts & Culture, 300 E. Main St.; $10; fortwayneballet.org or 422-4226.

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. Access Day, which offers programs and activities for people with disabilities or other sensory-related issues, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

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 www.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 – “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 www.nationalmilitaryhistorycenter.org.

Northeastern Indiana Racing Museum – Inside National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive Museum, Auburn; hours and cost, 316-0966 or ksplace1@frontier.com.

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

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

SATURDAY

Bourbon Street Burlesque Show Night – 8 to 10 p.m.; features Fort Wayne Bombshells Burlesque; Three Rivers Distilling, 224 E. Wallace St.; $50; 3rdistilling.com.

Living History: Winter Garrison, 1812 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Old Fort, 1201 Spy Run Ave.; free, but donation accepted; www.oldfortwayne.org.

Middle school chess tournament – 10 a.m.; Memorial Park Middle School, 2200 Maumee Ave.

Dog Sweater Day – 1 to 3 p.m.; Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.; Riverfront Fort Wayne hosting pet fashion meet-up.

Fort Wayne Women's Expo – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave; $7.

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.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

All Things Con – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; Georgetown Square, intersection of East State Boulevard and Maplecrest Road; hosted by Sweets So Geek, Georgetown Entertainment, Books Comics and Things and Georgetown branch of Allen County Library; features discussions, classes, vendors, cosplay contest and scavenger hunt.

SUNDAY

“The Color Purple” – Film screening; 1 and 5 p.m.; Regal Cinemas, Coldwater Crossing 14, 211 W. Washington Center Road; go to www.fathomevents.com for tickets.

Bridal Extravaganza – Noon to 4 p.m.; Grand Wayne Convention Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $12 advance, $15 at the door; hosted by Fort Wayne Newspapers; fortwayne.com/events.

WEDNESDAY

“I Am Not Your Negro” – Park of TourneÚs Film Festival; 6:30 p.m.; Manchester University, Cordier Auditorium, Room 101, North Manchester; free.

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

Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $10 adults, $6 ages 62 and older; free ages 15 and younger; ends March 1.

Disney on Ice presents “Dream Big” – 7 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $15.50 to $50.50; www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000; ends March 1.

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. Toledo Walleye; 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.

SATURDAY

Fort Wayne Derby Girls – vs. Roller Derby of Central Kentucky; 6 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $12 adults, $9 ages 60 and older, military and first responders, $7 ages 6 to 12 and free for ages 5 and younger; ticketmaster.com or memorialcoliseum.com.

SATURDAY

Komets – vs. Indy Fuel; 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.

SUNDAY

Mad Ants – vs. Canton Charge; 3 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $15 to $40; www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“Matilda the Musical” – Fort Wayne Civic Theatre; 7:30 p.m. Friday and 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.

“Ruth2” – All for One Productions; an evening of one acts by Lauren E. Nichols and Stephen W. Baldwin; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday; PPG ArtsLab, 300 E. Main St.; $20, $17 ages 60 and older and $11 students; tickets.artstix.org or 422-4226; ends March 1; www.allforonefw.org.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” – First Presbyterian Theater; 7:30 p.m.; $20 general admission, $18 seniors 65 and older, free for first 30 full-time students with reservation, $10 otherwise; 426-7421, ext. 121, or firstpresbyteriantheater.com; ends March 7.

“The Wild Party” – Three Rivers Music Theatre; 8 p.m.; $30, $26 ages 60 and older and $20 students; The Philmore on Broadway, 3402 Fairfield Ave.; www.threeriversmusictheatre.com/tickets or 498-2652; ends March 14.

A la carte

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.


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