Courtesy The North Webster Community Public Library will have its cemetery walk Sunday. The living history event features re-enactors who provide free guided walks through the North Webster Cemetery.
Courtesy Comedian and science podcast host Shane Mauss will perform Wednesday at the Tiger Room on South Calhoun Street.
Courtesy The Fort Wayne Arts Festival happens Saturday and Sunday at Jefferson Pointe on West Jefferson Boulevard.
Friday, September 06, 2019 1:00 am
OUT AND ABOUT
A la carte
North Anthony Corridor block party – Noon to 5 p.m.; corner of Crescent Avenue and North Anthony Boulevard; for more information on events, go to www.northanthonycorridor.org.
Amaru – Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m.; $15 advance, $20 day of; www.fortwaynecomedyclub.com.
Shane Mauss – Comedian and science podcast host; 7:30 p.m.; also, featuring Purdue University Fort Wayne professors; Tiger Room, 1915 S. Calhoun St.; $20; https://standupsciencefortwayne.brownpapertickets.com
Legion Dance – Melvin Mullins; 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; $5; open to public; 456-2988.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
Grabill Country Fair – 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday; downtown Grabill; for schedule of activities and events, go to grabillcountryfair.org.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Fort Wayne Arts Festival – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; Jefferson Pointe, 4130 W. Jefferson Blvd.; features artists work in various mediums, as well as a Saturday night concert from 6 to 8 p.m.
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 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 – 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; for hours and cost call 260-925-9100 or go to www.natmus.org.
National Military History Center – Batmobile items, “Dukes of Hazzard” car General Lee, two “Knight Rider” cars; 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 – “Monarchs and More Family Fun Day” on Sunday; 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 – Indoor and outdoor museum depicting life in the mid-1800s; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday; www.swissheritage.org; ends Oct. 31.
Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum – 2181 General Doolittle Drive, Auburn; hours, 260-927-8022 or www.fordv8foundation.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.
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 email@example.com.
Trek the Trails – 6 p.m.; 8-mile bike ride; Moser Park, meet in the trailhead parking lot near the baseball diamonds in Moser Park, 601 W. Main St., New Haven; 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; closes for season Oct. 6.
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.; ends Oct. 25; www.johnniemaefarm.org.
Miami Indian Heritage Days – 1 to 4 p.m.; edible and usable plants with Dani Tippmann; Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road; $7 adults, $5 seniors and youth, free ages 2 and younger.
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
Historic West Central Neighborhood Home & Garden Tour and Arts Fest – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; tour highlights 12 historic homes and gardens; also, block party on Union Street between Washington Boulevard and Berry Street with 10 stage performances and a wide variety of artists' booths; tickets are $13 advance, $15 day of tour; for more information or to buy tickets, go to www.westcentralneighborhood.org.
Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown – Noon to 5 p.m.; visit 17 of Fort Wayne's museums and attractions; passports are free and available at various locations or print a passport at www.visitfortwayne.com/BeATourist; free.
Monarch Festival – Noon to 5 p.m.; sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; Eagle Marsh, 6801 Engle Road.
Cemetery Walk – 1 to 3 p.m.; features a living history event of guided walking tours through the North Webster Cemetery sponsored by the North Webster Community Public Library; tour begins at library, 301 N. Main St., North Webster, with tours leaving every 10 minutes; 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.
Ivy Tech Fort Wayne's Community 50th Celebration and Public Art Discussion – 4 to 6 p.m.; Coliseum campus, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd., west parking lot; features dedication of public art piece, time capsule, entertainment and food; reservations required at 481-2243 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Decatur Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; along First Street in downtown Decatur; events on Facebook page; ends Oct. 17.
“Romeo & Juliet” – Parlor City Shakespeare Co.; 7:30 p.m.; Kehoe Park, 300 N. Main St., Bluffton; free.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
“The Importance of Being Earnest” – First Presbyterian Theater; 7:30 p.m.; $20 general admission, $18 seniors 65 and older, free for first 30 full-time students with reservation, $10 otherwise; 426-7421, ext. 121, or www.firstpresbyteriantheater.com; ends Sept. 21.