File photos New Haven Canal Days continues today and Saturday.
Germanfest continues this weekend at Headwaters Park, featuring the wiener dog races, grape stomp and polka dancing on Saturday.
Little River Wetlands will have its Urban Turtle Festival on Sunday, featuring family activities to learn about the marsh’s turtles.
Friday, June 07, 2019 1:00 am
Out and about
A la carte
Ride Around the Lakes – Registration at 10:30 a.m., ride begins at 11:30 a.m.; motorcycle ride around Gage, James, Crooked and Jimmerson lakes; benefits Charis House; $20 per bike, $25 with passenger; 50/50 raffle; starts at Meijer, 2990 N. Wayne St., Angola.
R.C. Sproul Jr. – Author of “Growing Up with R.C.”; 1 to 4 p.m.; Barnes & Noble, Jefferson Pointe, 4140 W. Jefferson Blvd.
The Comedy Magic Show with Jamahl Keys – Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m. show, $15 advance, $20 day of show; 9:45 p.m. show, $20 advance, $25 day of show; www.fortwaynecomedyclub.com.
Legion Dance – Melvin Mullins; 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.
Singles Dance – 6 to 9:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 47, 601 Reed Road; $8; DJ, cash bar, potluck.
Germanfest – 10:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. today and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; Headwaters Park pavilion; 2 p.m. Saturday, Weinerdog Nationals, 6 p.m. Trauben Tromp (grape stomp) and 7 p.m. polka; free admission before 2 p.m.; after 5 p.m. $5, $2 for ages 2 to 5; for other events and activities, go to germanfest.org.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
New Haven Canal Days – Downtown New Haven; also, Arts and Crafts Show from 4 to 9 p.m. today and Saturday at Schnelker Park; for more information on events and times, go to newhavencanaldays.org.
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. Bonsai Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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; 426-2882 or www.fwhistorycenter.com.
Science Central – 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 email@example.com.
Sauder Village – 22611 Ohio 2, Archbold, Ohio; $18 adults, $12 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger; hours, 800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org; through Oct. 27.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
The Old Jail Museum – World War II exhibit through November; 121 N. Indiana St., Warsaw; hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; free admission; www.kosciuskohistory.com.
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.
Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road; free; 478-2515 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trek the Trails – 6 p.m.; 8-mile bike ride; Tillman Park trailhead, parking lot near the softball diamonds, 7500 S. Hanna St.; 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.
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.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Fort Wayne Air Show – Flying begins at noon; features U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds; 122nd Fighter Wing Air National Guard, 3005 W. Ferguson Road; free; for schedule, go to fwairshow.com.
Living History: Siege of Fort Wayne – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; Old Fort, 1201 Spy Run Ave.; free, but donations accepted; www.oldfortwayne.org.
Buster Keaton silent black-and-white film series – Features organist Cletus Goens on the Grand Page Pipe Organ; “The General”; 3 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $10.
Urban Turtle Festival – Hosted by Little River Wetlands Project; 1 to 5 p.m.; family festival to learn about marsh turtles; Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road; free.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
Shipshewana Flea Market – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana; Shipshewanafleamarket.com; ends Sept. 25.
Nature Play Days – 1 to 5 p.m.; Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, Wolf Lake; explore ponds, create nature crafts, hike; free; www.goshen.edu/merrylea.
Decatur Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; along First Street in downtown Decatur; events on Facebook page.
Hot Rod Power Tour – Noon to 7 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; free admission.