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  • Seniors
    COMMUNITY CENTER: Activities for ages 50 and older; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 233 W. Main St.; $1 drop-in fee; call for information, 427-6460. •Foot care clinic, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
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    CampsPARKVIEW FAMILY CHEERLEADING CAMP: For ages first through eighth grade; begins Tuesday; Parkview Family YMCA, 10001 Dawsons Creek Blvd.; $60 YMCA members, $70 non-members; 432-8953 or www.fwymca.
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    MUSEUM VISIT: Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation is organizing a trip to the Cincinnati Museum Center on Aug. 9 to see the “Diana, Princess of Wales” traveling exhibit.
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THURSDAY
The Zan and Zany Show – Featuring Bob Zany and Zan Aufderheide; 7:30 p.m.; Eagles Theatre, Wabash; $12 advance, $15 day of show; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.
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Saturday is the final day for the YLNI/Barr Street Market at Wayne and Barr streets. The market offers produce, baked goods and entertainment.

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The Haunted Cave, 4410 Arden Drive, will have its Community Harvest Food Bank Night at 7 p.m. today in which admission is five cans of food. Its regular season begins Sept. 27.
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BOOKS

SATURDAY

Beverly Lewis – Author of “The Secret Keeper”; Grabill Branch, 13521 State St., Grabill; call for time, 421-1325.

COMEDY

TODAY AND SATURDAY

The Comedy Angels – 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Bearcreek Farms, 8339 N. 400 E., Bryant; tickets, 260-997-6822 or www.bearcreekfarms.com.

Flip Schultz and Keith Fields – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.

SUNDAY

Jim Barron – Comic, magician; 12:30 p.m.; Zion United Church of Christ, 315 N. 3rd St., Decatur; free; www.jimbarronshows.com.

THURSDAY

Ricky Reyes and Andy Beningo – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.

DANCE PERFORMANCE

SATURDAY

“Dancing with the Celebrities” – 8 p.m.; Tibbits Opera House, 14 S. Hanchett St., Coldwater, Mich.; $5; 517-278-6029 or www.tibbits.org.

DANCES

SATURDAY

Dances of Universal Peace – 7 p.m.; Fort Wayne Dance Collective, 437 E. Berry St.; donation; 424-6574 or http://fwdc.org/FWDC/event/dances-of-universal-peace.

SUNDAY

Belles and Beaus Square Dance – 6 p.m.; Scout Hall at Warvel Park, North Manchester; 260-982-7152.

THURSDAY

American Style Ballroom – Beginner open dance, 8:30 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $5; 480-7070.

FESTIVALS

ALL WEEKEND

“Celebrate Our Artisans” – Old-time crafts and glass-making demonstration; Sauder Village, 22611 Ohio 2, Archbold, Ohio; schedule, www.saudervillage.com.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Fort Wayne Regional Maker Faire – Confluence of science, technology, engineering, art and math in projects presented by local makers; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Lincoln Pavilion, Headwaters Park East; admission; 484-0042 or makerfairefortwayne.eventbrite.com.

SATURDAY

St. John the Baptist Fort Wayne Parish Festival – Inflatable toys, beer tent, concessions, kids’ games, silent auction; noon; 4500 Fairfield Ave.; 745-7999.

Play It Safe Family Safety Day – Presented by Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory and Kosciusko REMC; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; bike, farm, fire, stranger, electrical and water safety education; Central Park and Center Lake Pavilion, Warsaw; www.facebook.com/warsawfamilysafetyday.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS

ALL WEE KEND

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Exhibit includes rare 1930 Auburn 8-125 Sports Sedan, a rare 1931 Stutz limousine chassis and a rare Dual-Cowl Cord L-29 Phaeton; 1600 South Wayne St., Auburn; hours and admission, 260-925-1444.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Gardens of New Orleans,” ends Nov. 17; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3 to 17, free to ages 2 and younger; call for hours, 427-6440 or www.botanicalconservatory.org. “Fort Wayne Photographers Club” display, ends Oct. 31.

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo – Includes African Journey, Australian Adventure, Central Zoo and Indonesian Rain Forest exhibits; open through Oct. 13; 3411 Sherman Blvd.; hours and admission, 427-6810 or kidszoo.org.

Hoosier Air Museum – Aircraft on display; open through Dec. 14; 2822 County Road 62, Auburn; $5 adults, $4 ages 18 to 12, free to ages 11 and younger; 260-927-0443 or www.hoosierairmuseum.org.

National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive & Carriage Museum Displays include Dukes of Hazard Number One General Lee car, original KITT car, Number Three Dale Earnhardt NASCAR and the 1989 Bat-Mobile and Bat-Boat; 5634 County Road 11-A, Auburn; admission for both museums, $10 adults, $6 to ages 11 to 7, free to ages 6 and younger; 260-927-9144.

National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States – “Cars and Trucks Like You Used to Own” includes International Harvester truck gallery, restored 1948 Valentine Diner, historic gas pumps, toy and die-cast model and Checker Cab display; adjacent to Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, Auburn; admission; hours, 260-925-9100 or www.natmus.org.

Northeastern Indiana Racing Museum – Vintage photos, race cars and artifacts from local race tracks and racers; inside the National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive Museum, Auburn; open daily; admission price, 260-316-0966 or ksplace1@frontier.com.

Sauder Village – Pioneer Settlement area with log school, church, barn, homes and gardens; 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays; Archbold, Ohio; admission prices, 1-800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org.

Science Central – Closed today for building maintenance; “Electricity,” traveling exhibition on display through Jan. 5; 1950 N. Clinton St.; regular admission, $8 adults and ages 12 to 3, $7 seniors; hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

The History Center – “Auto Indiana” traveling exhibit, today through Oct. 14; Law enforcement exhibit, also “Allen County Innovation,” permanent exhibition gallery, looks at inventions and products created and produced in Allen County; 302 E. Berry St.; $5 adults, $3 seniors and students, free to ages 2 and younger; hours, 426-2882 or www.fwhistorycenter.com. “Civil Rights in Fort Wayne: A Photographic Perspective” virtual exhibit, may be accessed at museum’s website. “Miami Indian Historians,” 7 p.m. Wednesday.

SATURDAY

Wabash County Historical Museum – “Bill and Ellen Stouffer: Stay Out of My Paint” exhibit, ends Jan. 11; 36 E. Market St., Wabash; 260-563-9070.

Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site – Exhibit, “Dying for Fashion: Gene’s Concern for Our Feathered Friends”; ends Dec. 7; Carriage House Visitors Center, Rome City; $5 adults, $4 ages 60 and older, $2 ages 3 to 12; 260-854-3790.

SATURDAY AND WEDNESDAY

Luckey Hospital Museum – Original 1930s hospital; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; group tours by appointment; corner of U.S. 33 and Indiana 109, Wolf Lake; admission, 260-635-2490.

SUNDAY

Whitley County Historical Museum – Regular hours, 9 a.m. to noon Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 108 W. Jefferson St., Columbia City; 260-244-6372.

TUESDAY

John Paulding Historical Society – Museum tours; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Paulding, Ohio; 419-399-8218

RECREATIONAL

SATURDAY

Heart Walk – Sponsored by American Heart Association; 8 a.m. registration, 9:15 a.m. walk begins; Ivy Tech Community College Northeast, North Campus, 3701 Dean Drive; NortheastIndianaHeartWalk.com.

Saturday Trail Rides – Bike ride; 9 a.m.; meet at North River Road Trailhead, boat launch west of Kreager Park, near 7300 N. River Road; 20-mile ride; free; 427-6051.

Loblolly Marsh Guided Tour and Presentation – 10 a.m.; Loblolly Marsh Nature Preserve, 8323 N. 250 W., Geneva; $3 a person; 260-368-7428.

MONDAY

“Golfing for Kids” – Sponsored by Christ Child Society of Fort Wayne; women’s 18-hole Florida scramble; registration, 7:30 a.m.; Autumn Ridge Golf Club, 11420 Auburn Road; www.christchildfw.org.

TUESDAY

Trek the Trails – Bike ride; 6 p.m.; Indian Trails Park Trailhead, meet at back of Indian Trails Park near the gazebo, near 10300 Aboite Center Road; eight miles; free; 427-6051.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

TODAY

It Is Well with My Soul – “Asian Cultures in Indiana Middle and High Schools”; 1 p.m.; Link’s Wonderland, 1711 Creighton Ave.; reservations, 420-0765.

Historic West Main Street Farmers Market – Sponsored by Nebraska Neighborhood Association; local produce, arts and crafts; 3 to 8 p.m.; 1936 W. Main St.; 260-515-9700. Ends Oct. 20.

SATURDAY

Historic Southside Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 Warsaw St.; fresh produce, poultry, pork, eggs, herbs, teas, honey, plants, flowers.

Citywide Blue Ribbon Plant Show – Sponsored by Fort Wayne Parks Department; 8 a.m. registration, 2:30 p.m. doors open to public; McMillen Skating Rink, 3900 Hessen Cassel Road; 427-2464.

GM Truck Homecoming – Parade, music; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., parking lot; $5 parking fee; www.gmtruckhomecoming.com.

USMC Cruz In – 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Ivy Tech Community College, Steel Dynamics Keith E. Busse Technology Center, 3701 Dean Drive; pre-registration, $15 per car, truck or motorcycle; 480-4120.

Cleaning Eel River – Volunteers meet at 8:30 a.m.; North Manchester Street Department, 407 Wabash Road; registration, 260-982-5101 or tmmichaelis@manchester.edu.

Biketember Fest 2013 – Music, food, games; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Ehlerding’s River City Harley-Davidson, 5525 Indiana 930 E., 469-7016.

North Manchester Farmers Market – 8 a.m. to noon; Riverbridge Electric parking lot, 500 E. Main St., North Manchester; market is also open from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Ends Oct. 26.

DasMarit Farmers and Artists Market – 9 a.m. to noon; corner of U.S. 27 and Indiana 218, Berne; fresh honey, produce, herbs, bedding plants, baked goods; 260-589-2936. Ends Oct. 12.

YLNI/Barr Street Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; corner of Wayne and Barr streets; fresh produce, baked goods, cheeses, crafts; free admission to History Center; YLNI.org.

Star Viewing – Sponsored by Fort Wayne Astronomical Society; two hours every clear Saturday starting one hour after sunset; Jefferson Township Park, 1702 Webster Road, New Haven; donations; www.fortwayneastronomicalsociety.com. Ends Nov. 30.

SUNDAY

Fort Wayne Sports Car Club of American Autocross – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, parking lot, 4000 Parnell Ave.; 482-9502.

East State Village Farm Market – Noon to 3 p.m.; Tecumseh Branch, 1411 E. State Blvd.; ends Oct. 13.

TUESDAY

“Throwback Tuesdays” – Showing of classic movies; featured selection, “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre”; 2 and 7 p.m.; Eagles Theatre, Wabash; $2 admission; 260-563-1102, ext. 567.

WEDNESDAY

Fort Wayne Farmers Market – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; One Summit Square; leigh@ftwaynefarmersmarket.com. Ends Sept. 25.

New Haven Farmers Market – Homegrown items, soaps, jewelry, pet treats, music; 4 to 7 p.m.; Schnelker Park, 956 Park Ave., New Haven. Ends Oct. 16.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“The Fox on the Fairway” – 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; First Presbyterian Theater, 300 W. Wayne St.; $20 advance, $24 at the door, ages 60 and older, $18 advance, $22 at the door, full-time students, $10 at the door; reservations, 422-6329. Ends Sept. 21.

“The 39 Steps” – 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; $24 adults, $20 Senior Sunday matinee, $15 youth; 424-5220.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

“The Confession” – 1 p.m. today, Saturday and Thursday; 7 p.m. Monday, 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; Blue Gate Theater, Shipshewana; tickets, www.centerstageticketing.com. Ends Dec. 7.

TODAY

“Fresh Faces” – 7:30 p.m.; Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington University, Huntington; free; www.huntington.edu.

SATURDAY

“Slipperzzzz! Cobb and the 12 Dancing Princesses” – Ecstatic Theatrics; 11 a.m.; Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St.; $6; 750-9013 or www.ecstatic-theatrics.com. Ends Sept. 28.

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