File Monkeys are just one of the many animals available for viewing at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo.
File The Lake City Skiers will host the Division I Show Ski Nationals this weekend at Hidden Lake in Warsaw.
File The Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow features Native American dancing and vendors this weekend at Morsches Park in Columbia City.
Friday, August 09, 2019 1:00 am
Out and about
A la carte
Starry Night sky observation – 9 to 10:30 p.m.; meet at Interpretative Center, Salamonie Lake's Lost Bridge West, Andrews; free, but park entrance fees of $7 per in-state vehicle and $9 out-of-state vehicle.
Thomas T Ray Sanders and Dan Brown – Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m.; $15 advance, $20 day of; www.fortwaynecomedyclub.com.
Legion Dance – Justus III; 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; DJ, cash bar, potluck.
Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow – Gates open at 5 p.m. today with 7 p.m. stomp dance performance and 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday; Morsches Park, Columbia City; Native American dancing, singing, vendors and activities; $4, free for ages 11 and younger; www.miamipowwow.org.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
Huntertown Heritage Days – 5 to midnight today and 9 a.m. to midnight Saturday; Huntertown Park, old Lima and Woods roads; carnival, food, games, rides and parade at 11 a.m. Saturday; for more information on activities and times, go to www.huntertownheritagedays.com/events.
Tunes, Brews & BBQ – 5 p.m. food and car show, 6 p.m. bands; Herb Monroe Park, Paulding, Ohio; $5.
Old Fort – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, as well as from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 1201 Spy Run Ave.
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Classic, antique and special-interest cars; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; info at 260-925-1444 or www.automobilemuseum.org.
Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Botanica Jones: Scientist, Merchant or Thief?” exhibit, ends Nov. 17; 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 – “Robots” touring exhibition, ends Sept. 8; 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 – 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.
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 – Rug-hooking events from Wednesday through Aug. 17; 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
Swiss Heritage Village – Features an indoor and outdoor museum depicting life in the mid-1800s; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday; www.swissheritage.org.
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 – 2181 General Doolittle Drive, Auburn; hours, 260-927-8022 or www.fordv8foundation.org.
Division I Show Ski Nationals – Hosted by Lake City Skiers; 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and begins at 7 a.m. Saturday and Sunday; Hidden Lake, Warsaw; free, but $5 parking.
Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Arrowhead Prairie, 8624 Aboite Road, Roanoke; free; 478-2515 or email@example.com.
Trek the Trails – 6 p.m.; 8-mile bike ride; Moser Park trailhead, parking lot near the baseball diamonds, 601 W. Main, New Haven; free.
Promenade Park grand opening – 5:30 p.m. today and events continuing through Sunday with music, comedy acts and Dragon Boat races; Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.; for full schedule, go to riverfrontfw.org.
The Moving Wall Vietnam Veterans Memorial – Also, Monday; memorial ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Saturday; open 24 hours; Kelly Park, Rome City; presented by Rome City American Legion Post 381.
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo – Shark conservation area, stingray touch pool, giraffes and lions; 9 a.m. to 7 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 Nebraska Neighborhood Association; through Oct. 11.
Johnnie Mae Farm Stand – 4 to 7 p.m.; Renaissance Pointe Neighborhood, 2518 Winter St.; through August; www.johnniemaefarm.org.
Harvester Homecoming – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; 2400 Meyer Road; celebrates Harvester's and Navistar's long history in Fort Wayne with an all-Harvester classic truck show.
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.
Neighborhood Block Party – 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.; Trinity United Methodist Church, 530 Guilford St., Huntington; free food, dancing, ice cream and cloggers.
“Millennium Actress” – Film screening; 7 p.m.; Regal Cinemas, Coldwater Crossing 14, 211 W. Washington Center Road; www.fathomevents.com for tickets.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
Shipshewana Flea Market – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana; Shipshewanafleamarket.com; ends Sept. 25.
Salomon Farm Park Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Road; ends Sept. 4.
Maumee Valley Antique Steam & Gas Association annual show – Daily demonstrations by the Indiana chapter of Maumee Valley blacksmiths; Paulding-Putnam Electric will have special demonstrations from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 16; kiddie tractor pull at 2 p.m. Aug. 17; antique tractor pulls at 5 p.m. Aug. 16 and 3 p.m. Aug. 17; $7, free for ages 12 and younger; for other events and times, go to www.maumeevalley.org.
Theater Thursday – “The Upside” film screening; 10 a.m.; Wells County Public Library, Bluffton; free film for adults.
Decatur Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; along First Street in downtown Decatur; events on Facebook page.
TinCaps – vs. Dayton; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; tickets, 482-6400 or www.tincapstickets.com.
“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” – Fort Wayne Civic Theatre; 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; $33 adults, $28 seniors, $20 for ages 23 and younger; 424-5220 or fwcivic.org.