The Journal Gazette
 
 
Friday, November 20, 2020 1:00 am

OUT & ABOUT

COMEDY

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Vince Morris – With Kate Brindle; Fort Wayne Comedy Club; 469 Sports & Spirits Bar, 1324 Minnich Road, New Haven; 8:30 p.m. Friday, $20 advance, $25 day of show; 7:15 and 9:15 p.m. show Saturday, $20 advance, $25 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.

HOLIDAY

SUNDAY, TUESDAY TO THURSDAY

Blue Jacket's Fantasy of Lights – Closed to vehicles Friday and Saturday for Fort4Fitness events and Sunday for $5 bike ride; 6 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday; features nearly 2 miles of lights; $10 for personal vehicles; ends Dec. 31.

FRIDAY

Christmas on Broadway – 5 p.m.; parade with Santa and Mrs. Claus from Creighton to Park avenues, followed by lighting of Christmas tree on Broadway and holiday fireworks.

SATURDAY

Holiday Haute Gathering Market – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; entertainment from noon to 3 p.m.; Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road; $5, free for ages 18 and younger.

SUNDAY

Memorial Service and Tree Lighting – Virtual event to honor those who have died; 5 p.m.; also features music from Fort Wayne Children's Choir; event at www.vnfw.org/holiday.

WEDNESDAY

Festival of Trees – 4 to 9:30 p.m.; also, 2 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday; features decorated trees, virtual visit with Santa; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $10 ages 13 and older, $5 ages 1 to 12 and free for younger than 1; $25 virtual tour; tickets are sold in block times at FWEmbassyTheatre.org, 424-5665 or at Ticketmaster.com; masks are required; visit website for more information on other activities, safety regulations and details of event; ends Dec. 6.

Festival of Gingerbread preview night – 3 to 9 p.m.; History Center, 302 E. Berry St.; $3, advance ticket purchase required; FWHistoryCenter.org.

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY

Lights of Love Memorial – 4 to 8 p.m.; Erin's House for Grieving Children's tribute to loved ones; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; ends Dec. 6.

MUSEUMS

ALL WEEKEND

Science Central – Traveling gallery “Turtle Travels,” ends Jan. 3; 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.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Oh? Christmas Tree” holiday exhibit, begins Saturday and ends Jan. 3; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3-17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or www.botanicalconservatory.org.

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – “Duesenberg: The Evolution of America's Finest Motorcar” exhibit, featuring eight Duesenberg vehicles and two engines; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; info at 260-925-1444 or www.automobilemuseum.org.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

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.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

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

RECREATION

SATURDAY

Headwaters Park Ice Skating – 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Headwaters Park, 333 S. Clinton St.; hours, 1 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, noon to 10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday; $3 ages 13 and younger, $5 ages 14 and older and $3 skate rental; ends Feb. 28.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

SATURDAY

Winter Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; hosted by YLNI; former Aunt Millie's retail store, corner of Pearl and Ewing streets downtown; ends April 24.

Fort Wayne's Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; indoors, Parkview Field, 216 W. Douglas St.

South Side Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 Warsaw St.; ends Dec. 19; face masks are required.


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