File The Northside Pool will be open Saturday through Monday for the Memorial Day weekend.
File Several Memorial Day events will honor servicemen and women, including the annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony at Memorial Coliseum on Monday.
Courtesy Top bull riders will compete today and Saturday as part of the PBR Bull Fest at the Michiana Event Center in Shipshewana.
Friday, May 24, 2019 1:00 am
Out and about
A la carte
Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony – 11 a.m.; begins at North Side Park and continues down Parnell Avenue to Memorial Coliseum.
Nikki Carr – Also, Tom E. Thompson; Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m. show, $20 advance, $25 day of show; 9:45 p.m. show, $25 advance, $30 day of show; www.fortwaynecomedyclub.com.
Fort Wayne Ballet, Too – 7 p.m.; Freimann Square, 300 E. Main St.; free.
Legion Dance – Melvin Mullins; 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; $5; open to public; 456-2988.
Singles dance – 6 to 9:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 47, 601 Reed Road; $8; 704-3669.
Memorial Day Open House – Also, Monday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday; Willshire Home Furnishings, 318 State St., Willshire, Ohio; features more than 160 military uniforms and other memorabilia.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
Lighting of the annual Watch Fire – 9 p.m. today; Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum, 2122 O'Day Road; also, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, singing of the National Anthem and ceremony rededicating museum.
Waynedale Memorial Day parade – 9 a.m.; begins at Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church St.; procession continues on Old Trail Road to Prairie Grove Cemetery where there will be a memorial service.
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.
Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Migrations” live butterfly exhibit, ends July 7; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3-17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or www.fortwayneparks.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; 426-2882 or www.fwhistorycenter.com.
Science Central – “Heart Smart” touring exhibit, ends Sunday; 1950 N. Clinton St.; $9 ages 3-64, $8 ages 65 and older, free members 2 and younger; hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org.
Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum – “The Great War: From Ration Lines to the Front Lines,” Indiana Historical Society traveling exhibit; 2122 O'Day Road; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; exhibit ends June 13.
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 – 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sauder Village – 22611 Ohio 2, Archbold, Ohio; $18 adults, $12 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger; hours, 1-800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org; through Oct. 27.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum – On display, 1932 Ford chassis, donated Lincoln-Zephyr Continental Cabriolet; 2181 General Doolittle Drive, Auburn; hours, 260-927-8022 or www.fordv8foundation.org.
“Celebration of the Arts and Artists” – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; John Paulding Historical Society Museum, 600 Fairground Drive, Paulding, Ohio; ends June 15; museum hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; also, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of the month.
Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Arrowhead Prairie parking lot, 8624 Aboite Road, Roanoke; free; 478-2515 or email@example.com.
Trek the Trails – 6 p.m.; bike ride; Pufferbelly trailhead; free.
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo – Shark conservation area, stingray touch pool, giraffes and lions; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $15 ages 19-61, $10 ages 2-18, $12 ages 62 and older, free ages 1 and younger; 427-6800 or www.kidszoo.org.
Historic West Main Street Farmers Market – 3 to 8 p.m.; 1936 W. Main St.; operated by the Nebraska Neighborhood Association; through Oct. 11.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
PBR Bull Fest – 7:30 p.m.; top bull riders compete; Michiana Event Center, Shipshewana; tickets start at $24.95; www.michianaevents.com or call 260-768-4990.
“Aladdin” – Sensory-friendly film screening; 10:30 a.m.; $6.50; Regal Coldwater Crossing; go to www.myregal.com for times.
Sensory Saturday – Sensory-friendly film screening of “Aladdin”; 1 p.m.; ABC Cinema, 130 W. Monroe St., Decatur; www.abcinemainc.com.
South Side Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 block of Warsaw Street, between Oxford and Pontiac streets; www.southsidefarmersmarket.com; ends Dec. 21.
Fort Wayne Food Tours – 3 p.m.; downtown food and history walking tours; $60; www.fortwaynefoodtours.com; ends Sept. 30.
YLNI Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; corner of Barr and Wayne streets; ends Sept. 28.
Fort Wayne's Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; corner of Wayne and Barr streets.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
Shipshewana Flea Market – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana; www.shipshewanafleamarket.com; ends Sept. 25.
Decatur Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; along First Street in downtown Decatur; events on Facebook page.