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  • File The city's annual Open Streets Fort Wayne allows participants to walk, bike, skate and even dance in the streets Sunday along Calhoun Street.

  • File Residents can enjoy the free weekly Trek the Trails rides on Tuesdays. This week’s ride will begin at the Swinney Park West trailhead.  

  • File DralaCon, which celebrates the world of tabletop role-playing games, will have its first convention this weekend at the Grand Wayne Center.  

Friday, July 12, 2019 1:00 am

Out and about

A la carte


Town Creek Live Festival – 3 p.m. to midnight; Wassenberg Art Center, 214 South Washington St., Van Wert, Ohio; free.



Kris Shaw – Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m. show, $15 advance, $20 day of show;



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.



Three Rivers Festival – Various events and times throughout Fort Wayne; Lutheran Health Network Parade at 9:45 a.m. Saturday in downtown; for schedule and times, go to; ends July 20.



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.; ends Aug. 4.

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Classic, antique and special-interest cars; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; hours and cost, 260-925-1444 or

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Botanica Jones: Scientist, Merchant or Thief?” exhibit, begins Saturday and ends Nov. 17; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3-17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or

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

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

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,

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

Northeastern Indiana Racing Museum – Inside National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive Museum, Auburn; open daily, hours and cost, 316-0966 or

Sauder Village – Summer on the Farm and fiddle contest on Saturday; 22611 Ohio 2, Archbold, Ohio; $18 adults, $12 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger; hours, 800-590-9755 or; through Oct. 27.


Swiss Heritage Village – Features an indoor and 26 acres of outdoor museum depicting life in the mid-1800s; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through 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;

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


Luckey Hospital Museum – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; final birthday party for those born at the hospital; corner of U.S. 33 and Indiana 109, Wolf Lake.



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

Trek the Trails – 6 p.m.; 8-mile bike ride; Swinney Park West trailhead, first parking lot, east of the main drive, 2200 W. Jefferson Blvd.; free.



DralaCon – Celebrates the world of tabletop role-playing games; various events and activities, including live shows featuring guests from popular podcasts and gameplay experiences; Grand Wayne Convention Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.; hosted by Nerd Asylum LLC;

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


Historic West Main Street Farmers Market – 3 to 8 p.m.; 1936 W. Main St.; operated by the Nebraska Neighborhood Association; through Oct. 11.

Johnnie Mae Farm Stand – 4 to 7 p.m.; Renaissance Pointe Neighborhood, 2518 Winter St.; through August;


South Side Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 block of Warsaw Street, between Oxford and Pontiac streets;; ends Dec. 21.

Fort Wayne Food Tours – 3 p.m.; downtown food and history walking tours; $60;; 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.

Warriors for Make A Wish charity motorcycle ride – Kickstands up at 1:30 p.m. for a 90-mile ride; Harley-Davidson of Fort Wayne, 6315 Illinois Road; $15 single, $20 with passenger.

“Toy Story 4” – Sensory-friendly film screening; AMC Theaters; see theater websites for available showtimes.


Lawton Park Flea Market – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; Lawton Park, 1900 N. Clinton St.; antiques, collectibles.


Open Streets Fort Wayne – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; along Calhoun Street downtown; participants can walk, bike, skate and play in the streets;


“American Mullet – Legend of the Silver Fox” – Documentary; 9 p.m.; The Ruoff Festival Plaza, Three Rivers Festival, Headwaters Park, 333 S. Clinton St.; free.


Shipshewana Flea Market – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana;; ends Sept. 25.


Salomon Farm Park Farmers' Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Road; ends Sept. 4.


Decatur Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; along First Street in downtown Decatur; events on Facebook page.



TinCaps – vs. Peoria; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; tickets, 482-6400 or



“Guys and Dolls” – Pulse Opera House; 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday; 1271/2 Wayne St., Warren; $15 general admission, $5 for children ages 12 and younger; or 260-375-7017; ends. July 28.


“Carrie: The Musical” – Three Rivers Music Theatre; 8 p.m.; Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Ave.; tickets, or 498-2652; ends July 27.

“The Pied Piper” – Excelsior Arts Academy & Youth Theater; 7:30 p.m. today, 6 p.m. Saturday; Pajamas in the Park series, DeKalb Outdoor Theater, 301 South Center St., Auburn; free, donations accepted; bring blanket or chair;