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  • File Fort Wayne Taiko drummers will perform “Knock on Wood” Saturday at the Allen County Public Library.  

  • File The Komets take the ice today and Saturday at Memorial Coliseum.    

  • Courtesy Comedian Gabriel Iglesias will perform Thursday at Embassy Theatre.

Friday, November 03, 2017 1:00 am

Out and about

SATURDAY

“Marsh After Dark” – 7 to 9 p.m.; Limberlost State Historic Site, Lobolly Marsh Nature Preserve, 8323 N 250 W, Geneva; $4 adults, $3 children ages 3 to 17; bring a flashlight.

BOOKS

SATURDAY

Book release party and signing – International ballet star David Hallberg, author of “A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back”; 4 p.m.; Fort Wayne Ballet studios, 300 E. Main St.; $35, which includes copy of book, or $8 without book; fortwayneballet.org.

Book signing party – Author Kayleen Reusser, author of “They Did It for Honor: Stories of American WWII Veterans”; 1 to 3 p.m.; Allen County Public Library main branch, 900 Library Plaza; several veterans featured from the book will attend the party.

COMEDY

THURSDAY

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias – 8 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $42 to $77; www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.

DANCES

TODAY

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

Dance with Dave Cowdrey – 8 p.m.; lesson, 7:30 p.m.; Anchor Room Dance Studio, 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; $10 a person; 260-622-6644.

HOLIDAY

ALL WEEKEND

Gift of Lights Display – Drive-through light display on grounds of Shipshewana RV Park; hours, 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday; $15 per vehicle on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and $20 per vehicle Friday and Saturday; ends Dec. 30.

SATURDAY

Artisan Holiday Boutique – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Family Arts Building, Kosciusko County 4H Fairgrounds, 1400 E. Smith St., Warsaw; sponsored by Lakeland Art Association.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS

ALL WEEKEND

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Classic, antique and special interest cars; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; hours and cost, 260-925-1444 or www.automobilemuseum.org. The Tucker on display through April.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Blumengarten: A German Story,” ends Nov. 12; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3 to 17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or www.fortwayneparks.org. Anita Trick's pastel, watercolor and oil paintings, through Nov. 30; artist's reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

The History Center – Fort Wayne Weavers Guild exhibit, ends mid-November; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and first Sunday of the month; 302 E. Berry St.; 426-2882 or www.fwhistorycenter.com.

National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States – “Cars and Trucks Like You Used to Own”; adjacent to Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum; hours and cost, 260-925-9100, www.natmus.org.

National Military History Center and Horse Power Museum – Batmobile items, “Dukes of Hazzard” car General Lee, two “Knight Rider” cars, World's Monster Truck Hall of Fame, a Dale Earnhardt car; 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.

Science Central – “Spiders!” touring exhibit, ends Jan. 7; 1950 N. Clinton St.; $9 ages 3 to 64, $8 ages 65 and older, free members and 2 and younger; school hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org.

Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site – Nearly 150 acres of lake shore, formal gardens, woods and newly restored wetlands and prairies; 1205 Pleasant Point, Rome City; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays; www.genestratton-porter.com.

Sauder Village – 22611 Ohio 2, Archbold, Ohio; hours, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; admission, www.saudervillage.org.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum – On display, 1932 Ford chassis; 2181 General Doolittle Drive, Auburn; hours, 260-927-8022 or www.fordv8foundation.org. On exhibit, donated Lincoln-Zephyr Continental Cabriolet.

RECREATIONAL

SATURDAY

Share the Trails: Ropchan Memorial – 2 to 4:30 p.m.; 6830 N County Road 750 W, Orland; free, but donations accepted.

SUNDAY

Trail Challenge – 2 p.m.; 2-mile fun walk, 4-mile trail run and 10-mile trail race; Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd.; proceeds benefit Trees Indiana; register at treesrace.org.

TUESDAY

Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Boy Scout parking lot, 8315 W. Jefferson Blvd.; free; 478-2515 or info@lrwp.org.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

ALL WEEKEND

Old Fort Cluster Dog Show – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; free admission; ends Sunday.

SATURDAY

Fort Wayne Taiko's “Knock on Wood” – 7 p.m.; hosted by Fort Wayne Dance Collective; Allen County Public Library theater, 900 Plaza Drive.

Fort Wayne's Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Lincoln Financial Event Center, Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; www.ftwaynesfarmersmarket.com; ends May 12.

Southside Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 Warsaw St.; 456-1228; ends Dec. 16; www.southsidefarmersmarket.com.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Miami Indian Heritage Days: Traders' Days – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road; free; fwhistorycenter.com.

SUNDAY

Fort Wayne Record and CD Show – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Classic Cafe, 4832 Hillegas Road; free admission.

TUESDAY

“The Price of Fame: The Story of Ted 'Million Dollar Man' DiBiase” – Film screening; 7 p.m.; Regal Cinemas, Coldwater Crossing, 211 W. Washington Center Road; tickets, www.fathomevents.com.

THURSDAY

Overlooked Film Festival – “Their Finest”; 7 p.m.; Fabiani Theatre, Trine University, 720 Thunder Drive, Angola; free.

SPORTS

TODAY

Komets – vs. Adirondack Thunder; 8 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; adults, $13 to $28; seniors and students ages 12 to 18, $12 to $24; children ages 12 and younger, $8 to $19; TicketMaster.com and 800-745-3000.

SATURDAY

Komets – vs. Quad City Mallards; 7:30 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; adults, $13 to $28; seniors and students ages 12 to 18, $12 to $24; children ages 12 and younger, $8 to $19; TicketMaster.com and 800-745-3000.

TUESDAY

Fort Wayne Mad Ants – vs. Greensboro Swarm; 7 p.m.; $6 to $22 (prices increase by $2 on game day); ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“Sister Act the Musical” – University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts; 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.; $17 adults, $15 seniors ages 65 and older and children 18 and younger; tickets available at the door 30 minutes before each performance or tickets.artstix.org; ends Nov. 12.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

“The Miracle Worker” – Fire & Light Productions; 7 p.m. today and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; Salvation Army Community Center, 2901 N. Clinton St.; $8 advance or $10 at the door; fireandlightproductions.com; ends Nov. 11.

“Heaven Can Wait” – 7 p.m.; Northrop High School, 7001 Coldwater Road; $5.

SATURDAY

“Our Man Shel!” – Fort Wayne Youtheatre's traveling Storybook Theatre; 2:30 p.m.; Allen County Public Library, Dupont Branch, 536 E. Dupont Road.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Irving Berlin's “White Christmas” – Fort Wayne Civic Theatre; 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; $30 adults, $25 seniors, $17 ages 23 and younger; fwcivic.org or 424-5220; ends Nov. 19.

THURSDAY

“Almost, Maine” – Trine University Drama Club; 7 p.m.; Wells Theater, Taylor Hall, 720 Thunder Drive, Angola; free; ends Nov. 11.