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Friday, August 02, 2019 1:00 am

OUT AND ABOUT

COMEDY

ALL WEEKEND

Let's Fest – Various comedians and shows; for comedians and times, go to letsfestfw.com.

SATURDAY

Ralphie Roberts – Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m.; $15 advance, $20 day of; fortwaynecomedyclub.com.

DANCE

TODAY

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

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

“Collective Expressions” – Fort Wayne Dance Collective; 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday; Purdue University Fort Wayne, Williams Theatre, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $15 adults, $10 students or age 14 and younger; fwdc.org or 424-6574.

FESTIVALS

ALL WEEKEND

Monroeville Harvest Festival – Monroeville Park, Monroeville; for more information, go to festival's Facebook page.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Harlan Days Festival – 5 to 10 p.m. today and 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; downtown Harlan; for more information, go to harlandays.com.

Pierceton Days Festival – Noon to 8 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; Brower Park, 105 E. Market St., Pierceton; for schedule of events, go to festival's Facebook page.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS

ALL WEEKEND

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 Sunday.

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. Free admission Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; sponsored by Managed Health Services.

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; 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.

Sauder Village – Doll and teddy bear show and sale Saturday; 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; 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 fordv8foundation.org.

RECREATIONAL

SATURDAY

Bluffton City Mud Fest – Check-in at 7 a.m. (pre-registration required), race at 8:30 a.m.; trails, obstacles, slip and slide, foam machine, food and music; $15 ages 6 to 12 and $30 adults; raceroster.com/events/2019/22618/bluffton-mud-fest.

TUESDAY

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 info@lrwp.org.

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.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

ALL WEEKEND

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.

TODAY

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; www.johnniemaefarm.org.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Popular Rotorcraft Association annual Fly-in Convention – PRA's airport, 12296 W 600 S, Mentone; for more information, go to pra.org.

Stephanie Dawn Summer Factory Outlet Sale – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; KAM Manufacturing, 1197 Grill Road, Van Wert, Ohio.

SATURDAY

Summer Community Celebration – 1 p.m.; music, including the Zapp Band and the S.O.S. Band, activities, resources; McMillen Park Community Center, 3901 Abbott St.; free.

Miami Indian Heritage Days – 1 to 4 p.m.; Miami ribbon work with Diane Hunter; Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road; $7 adults, $5 seniors and youth, free ages 2 and younger.

“The Lion King” – Sensory-friendly film screening; 1 p.m.; ABCinema, 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.

MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Wings of Freedom Tour – Noon to 5 p.m. Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30 am. to noon Wednesday; DeKalb County Airport, 2710 County Road 60, Suite 211, Auburn; features five WWII bomber and fighter aircraft, including vintage Boeing B-17 and Consolidated B-24 Liberator; to explore P-40 Warhawk fighter, cost is $15 adults, $5 for children age 11 and younger.

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

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

WEDNESDAY

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

THURSDAY

The Moving Wall Vietnam Veterans Memorial – 7 p.m. opening ceremony; Kelly Park, Rome City; presented by Rome City American Legion Post 381; ends Aug. 12.

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

SPORTS

TODAY

WWE Live SummerSlam HeatWave Tour – 7:30 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $17 to $107; ticketmaster.com.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Fort Wayne BMX races – Registration from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today, with racing following and registration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday with races to follow; $20 rider entry fee today and $30 Saturday; 3715 Sherman Blvd.

SATURDAY

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

SUNDAY

Indiana State Qualifier BMX Double Points Race – Registration from 10 a.m. to noon with races to follow; $20 rider entry fee; Hire Park BMX, 750 E. Arthur St., Warsaw.

TinCaps – vs. West Michigan; 1:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; tickets, 482-6400 or tincapstickets.com.

MONDAY

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

TUESDAY

TinCaps – vs. West Michigan; 12:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; tickets, 482-6400 or tincapstickets.com.

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY

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

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“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; ends Aug. 11.

A la carte

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Shipshewana's Majestic Frontier – 2 and 7 p.m. today, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and 7 p.m. Saturday; Michiana Event Center, Shipshewana; tickets, michianaevents.com or 260-768-4990; ends Aug. 31.


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