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Haunted Castle and Black Forest – 7 to 11 p.m. today and Saturday and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and Thursday; St. Vincent Scouts Haunted Castle and Black Forest, 8965 Auburn Road; $10 each or $16 for both attractions; for dates and times, go to www.hauntedcastle.com. Ends Nov. 2.
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Civil War re-enactors will take part in the Camp Allen Muster Saturday at the Historic Fort Wayne site on Spy Run Avenue.

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COMEDY

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Shawn Jones and AJ Finney – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.

THURSDAY

Steve Brewer and Donna Carter – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.

DANCES

TODAY

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

FESTIVALS

ALL WEEKEND

Kuehnert Dairy Fall Festival – 6 to 10 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; flashlights at night, visit freestall barn, view farm machinery, corn maze, straw mountain, corn crib play area, corn hole games, hayrides, educational activities; 6532 W. Cook Road; 417-1918 or email saf982@hotmail.com. Ends Sunday.

Amazing Fall Fun – Colts quarterback Andrew Luck corn maze, pumpkin patch; 6 to 10 p.m. today, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday; Waterloo; www.amazingfallfun.com. Ends Sunday.

Pumpkin Fantasyland – Pumpkins, gourds and squash characters; Fashions Farm, Ligonier; hours and cost, www.fashionfarminc.com. Ends Thursday.

Mums and Pumpkins Festival – 3 to 7 p.m. today, noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday; Lincoln Ridge Farm, 6237 Lincoln Highway, Convoy, Ohio; corn maze, hayrides, haunted barn, zip line; 419-749-4224. Ends Sunday.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Callithumpian Quilt Show – Antique quilts, vendors; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; Riverside Center, Decatur; 260-724-3948.

SATURDAY

Camp Allen Muster 1861-1865 – Civil War re-enactors; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Historic Fort Wayne, 1201 Spy Run Ave.

Fall Festival – Food, hayride, scavenger hunt, games, music and dancing; 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Southwest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Road; 747-7166.

Fall Festival – Crafts, quilted items, cookie walk, silent auction, country store; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 917 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 489-3326.

Harvest Moon Festival – Community craft and vendors market, children’s activities, trick-or-treating; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; downtown Van Wert, Ohio; 419-238-6911 or www.mainstreetvanwert.org.

HALLOWEEN EVENTS

ALL WEEKEND

Wild Zoo Halloween – Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo; also Thursday; 1 to 6 p.m.; treat trails, Monster Mash dance party and animal sculptures made from pumpkins; 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $8 children, $4 adults; 427-6810 or KidsZoo.org. Free train rides, today, “Star Wars Day,” Saturday, “Magic Day,” Sunday, Pumpkin Decorating Workshop, Thursday.

Halloween Walk – 7 to 9 p.m.; children’s activities and Haunted Cemetery; Eckhart Park, 1500 S. Cedar St. in Auburn; $2, children 3 and younger free; www.ci.auburn.in.us.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Hiestand’s Haunted Woods – 8 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; located on Hospital Drive just east of Van Wert County Hospital, Van Wert, Ohio; $8; VWCClub.org. Ends Saturday.

Zombie Pandemic – 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; Paintball Plex, 6485 Merchants Drive, LaOtto; $10; 260-357-1560, ext. 2. Ends Nov. 2.

Green Center Haunted Schoolhouse – 7 to 11 p.m. today and Saturday; 2768 E. 300 S., Albion; $9; www.hauntedgreencenter.com. Ends Saturday.

Haunted Wagon Tours – 7 to 8:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.; leaves Adams County Courthouse, 112 S. 2nd St. in Decatur; $10, 4 and younger free; www.haunteddecaturtours.com.

Horror Trail – 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.; haunted wooded trails near Eel River; Hagan Park, West Buckeye Street in South Whitley; $8, $10 fast pass; www.horrortrail.com.

Haunted Jail Walk – 112 S. Williams St., Paulding, Ohio; $10; for hours, jphs45879@yahoo.com. Ends Nov. 2.

TODAY

Halloween Dance Party – 7:30 to 10 p.m.; Dance Tonight, 1559 W. Dupont Road; $10, includes lesson; wear costume; 437-6825.

Symphony in Z – String Shift; C2G Music Hall, 323 W. Baker St.; $20 advance, $30 gold circle seating, $25 day of show; performance times and tickets, 426-6434 or go to www.c2gmusichall.com.

SATURDAY

Fright Site Hike – “Haunted History, The Darker Side of West Central”; sponsored by ARCH; 7 p.m.; tour leaves parking lot of University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.; $10 adults, $5 ages 6 to 17, free to ages 5 and younger; 426-5117 or www.archfw.org.

Fall Fright Fest – Non-scary Halloween activities, costume contest and treats for children; 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Van Wert County Fairgrounds, 1055 S. Washington St., Van Wert, Ohio; 419-238-9121.

Monster Mash – 8:30 p.m.; The Philmore on Broadway, 2451 Broadway; $15, $80 for a table of four; 745-1000.

Haunted Cave – Trunk or Treat event; costume parade; 4 p.m.; 4410 Arden Drive; 385-1550.

Hoosier Spooktacular Workshop – Guest instructor, John Robinson, also Tim Hand and Alice Daughtery; begins at noon; American Legion, Warsaw; $20 a person, does not include meal; 574-223-5125.

Howl O’Ween at Black Pine – Trick or treat while visiting animals; 3 to 7 p.m.; 1426 W. 300 N., Albion; 260-636-7383 or www.blackpine.org.

Halloween Fun at Pokagon State Park – Family-friendly activities; 450 Lane 100 Lake James, Angola; park entry fee required; 260-833-2012.

SUNDAY

Halloween with the Horses – Free trick or treat with costumed horses, small fee for wagon rides, games, bake sale; 2 to 5 p.m.; Summit Equestrian Center, 10808 LaCabreah Lane; volunteer@sum mitequestrian.org.

MONDAY

Zanesville Lions Community Halloween Party – Costume judging, free treat bags for children, food; 6:30 p.m.; 3088 W. Van Horn St., Zanesville.

TUESDAY

Trick or Treat – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Emeritus Assisted Living, 4730 E. State Blvd.; 484-0308.

Halloween Howl – 5K and 1-mile costume walk/run; 6:15 p.m.; IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; nonstudent registration fees, $10 advance, $15 day of event; benefits Brown Ink Society; 481-6647 or tillapau@ipfw.edu.

WEDNESDAY

Manchester Boo – Community trick or treat, bobbing for apples, pumpkin painting, games; 6 to 8 p.m.; Manchester University, North Manchester; free; 260-982-5285.

THURSDAY

Indoor Treating Event – 6 to 8 p.m.; North Christian Church, 5201 S. Camden Drive; free; 482-1596.

Trick or Treat – 5 to 7 p.m. Jefferson Pointe; 459-1160 or www.jeffersonshopping.com.

Trick or Treat Safe Alternative – 5 to 7 p.m.; Heritage Park, 2001 Hobson Road; 484-9557.

Halloween Ball – Music, dance; costumes welcomed; 6 p.m.; Freemason’s Hall, 216 E. Washington Blvd.; $25 general admission, $35, party and ghost tour of building; benefits The Temple Preservation Fund.

Treats at the Tower – 6 to 8 p.m.; Muensterberg Plaza and Clock Tower, Berne; www.berneclocktower.org.

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; Punkin’ Path, ends Thursday; “Family Garden Close-Up, Great Gourds,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; “Botanical Brown Bag, Holiday Paper Décor,” noon to 1 p.m. Thursday; 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 Thursday.

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 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. Woodcarvers’ Show and Sale and Butchering Day, woodcarving exhibits and food-preparation demonstrations, Saturday.

Science Central – “Science On a Sphere,” animated global display system developed by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; “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 – 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” and “Merci Train Artifacts” virtual exhibit, can be accessed at museum’s website.

SATURDAY AND 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.

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 or wabashmuseum.org.

TUESDAY

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

RECREATIONAL

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Jousting Tournament – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; Flint Creek Facility, Huntington; $10 adults, $5 ages 4 to 12, free to ages 3 and younger; 260-402-0469 or newsotterlee@gmail.com.

SATURDAY

“Stomp Out the Stigma” – Mental health awareness 3-mile walk and fun run; Bixler Lake Park, Kendallville; for information, 1-800-229-5510 or 260-347-2453.

“Nocturnal IV, Feel the Freedom” – Three adventure races to benefit Grace College’s student veteran organization; Rodeheaver Auditorium, 901 Park Ave., Winona Lake; $25 a person per race; www.metzgeroutdoors.com.

Oakhill Children’s Therapy Farm Walk/Run – Includes 100 yard kids dash, 5K walk/run, fall party; 8 a.m.; IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; 937-620-0482.

SUNDAY

Sensory Friendly Skating – No flashing, bright or colored lights and no loud music; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Roller Dome North, 444 Coliseum Blvd. W.; $5, includes skate rental; 483-6303.

TUESDAY

Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; Eagle Marsh barn, 6301 Engle Road; free; 478-2515 or info@lrwp.org.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

TODAY

“Disney Junior Live! Pirate and Princess Adventure” – 3 and 6 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $48.50, $32.50, $20.50, $15.50; 800-745-3000.

20th Anniversary Open House – 4 to 6 p.m.; Euell A. Wilson, 1512 Oxford St.; 456-2917.

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.

National Fishing Lure Collectors Club Antique Show – 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Don Hall’s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; $5 per family; 403-5391.

Model Railroad Show and Swap – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Coliseum Bingo, 911 W. Washington Center Road; $4 adults, $6 families; 482-2203.

Winterfest Farmers Market – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Karpeles Manuscript Museum, 2410 Fairfield Ave.; purple perian43@aol.com. Ends May 10.

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 Saturday.

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Event – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; IPFW, Walb Student Union Ballroom, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; 481-6952.

Acoustic Spoken Word Café – Featuring Kekla Magoon, Christopher Guerin and Carol Lockridge; 7 to 10 p.m.; TRIAAC, 501 E. Brackenridge St.; $5; 260-267-0596.

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.

TUESDAY

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

WEDNESDAY AND

THURSDAY

Old Fort Cluster Dog Show – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; free admission; www.neikc.org. Ends Nov. 3.

SPECTATOR SPORTS

SATURDAY

Komets hockey – vs. Cincinnati; 7:30 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; reserved, $26 to $13 adults, $21 to $11 seniors and students, $16 to $8 ages 11 and younger; 1-800-745-3000.

THEATER

TODAY AND SATURDAY

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

TODAY

“The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, A Radio Drama” – Halloween event; 6:30 p.m.; The Huntington Supper Club, 528 N. Jefferson St., Huntington; tickets, www.huntingtonsupperclub.com. Also Nov. 2.

SATURDAY

“Midsummer Jersey” – 7 p.m.; Northrop High School, 7001 Coldwater Road; $5.

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