File The annual Johnny Appleseed Festival which features re-enactors and demonstrations of settler life happens Saturday and Sunday at Johnny Appleseed Park.
Courtesy The shadow dance crew Catapult will perform Thursday at the Warsaw Performing Arts Center in Warsaw.
File The Lindenwood Nature Preserve will be the site of the first Feather Fest on Saturday. The birding festival will feature guided hikes and presentations by Soarin’ Hawk raptor rescue.
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Feather Fest – 1 to 4 p.m.; Lindenwood Nature Preserve, 600 Lindenwood Ave.; birding festival with guided hikes, children's activities and presentations by Soarin' Hawk, Acres Land Trust and Little River Wetlands.
Gerrit Elzinga and Ambur James – Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m. show, $15 advance, $20 day of; 9:45 p.m. show, $20 advance, $25 day of; www.fortwaynecomedyclub.com.
Legion Dance – Melvin Mullins; 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; $5; open to public; 456-2988.
Flat Rock Creek Fall Festival – 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; downtown Paulding, Ohio; for events and times, go to www.flatrockcreekfestival.com.
Fairfax Fall Festival – 4 p.m.; corner of Fairfax Avenue and Hanna Street; multi-cultural community festival with vendors, food from different cultures, live music and live art demonstration by Paco Reyes; free; hosted by Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries Center, Mount Vernon Park Neighborhood Association and City of Fort Wayne.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Johnny Appleseed Festival – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; Johnny Appleseed Park, 1502 Harry Baals Drive; costumed settlers, reneactors, demonstrations, food, entertainment; free admission; johnnyappleseedfest.com.
Harvest Fest – 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; Noble County Saddle Club, 1111 E. Main St., Albion; fall celebration that features entertainment, food, craft vendors, demonstrations and exhibits; www.albionharvestfest.com.
MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
DeKalb County Free Fall Fair – 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; downtown Auburn and DeKalb County Fairgrounds; free admission but parking $5; live entertainment, 4-H exhibits, food and activities; ends Sept. 28; for times and events, go to www.dekalbcountyfair.org.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
Hysterium Haunted Asylum – 7 to midnight; 4410 Arden Drive; $15 regular admission, $25 fast pass; ends Oct. 31.
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. Free admission Saturday with downloadable ticket online as part of Smithsonian magazine's Museum Day. Also, Cars & Coffee from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday.
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 – 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.
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 – Apple Week today and 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 – 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; Life Bridge Church, meet in the Life Bridge Church parking lot, 12719 Corbin Road; 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.
Amazing Fall Fun Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch – 6 to 10 p.m. today, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday; 3150 County Road 43, Waterloo; $8 per person, $2 hay ride; every weekend through Oct. 27; www.amazingfallfun.com.
“Love Never Was the Issue – Episode Three: The Heart of the Matter” – Film screening; 7 p.m.; Allen County Public Library theater, 900 Library Plaza; $8; presented by The Video Factory.
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.
Parade of Champions marching band competition – 4 p.m.; hosted by University of Saint Francis and Snider High School Performing Arts Boosters; University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St.; features 12 bands competing; $7 adults, $5 students and senior citizens.
Bike Night – 4 to 10 p.m.; American Legion Post 330, 330 Entrance Drive, New Haven; no admission fee; featuring Daniel Tucker Band.
“Scintillating Shorts for a Saturday” – Hobnobben Film Festival film preview; 7 to 9 p.m.; Brass Rail, 1121 Broadway; $5.
Day of Remembrance – 2:30 to 7 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; event honors those who have passed away; hosted by Visiting Nurse's Peggy F. Murphy Community Grief Center.
Antique Outboard Motor Show – 10 a.m.; North Webster Town Park, North Webster; free admission.
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; ends Sept. 28.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Magician and comedian Jim Barron – 10:30 a.m.; Johnny Appleseed River stage, Johnny Appleseed Festival, Johnny Appleseed Park, 1502 Harry Baals Drive.
Antique & Classic Vintage Truck Show – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; John Paulding Historical Society, 600 Fairground Drive, Paulding, Ohio; no admission fee; features General Motors Futurliner, as well as other vintage vehicles.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
Shipshewana Flea Market – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana; Shipshewanafleamarket.com; ends Wednesday.
Home Builders Association Builders' Showcase – 3 to 6 p.m.; tours of nine homes and two villas; for information, go to www.hbafortwayne.com/showcase; ends Sept. 29.
Catapult – Shadow dance crew; 7 p.m.; Warsaw Performing Arts Center, Warsaw; $20 adults, $10 students; 574-371-5040 or warsawpac.org.
Decatur Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; along First Street in downtown Decatur; events on Facebook page; ends Oct. 17.
“Sweeney Todd” – 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 and $20 ages 23 and younger; 424-5220 or fwcivic.org.
“And Then There Were None” – 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 12 and younger; www.pulseoperahouse.org or 260-375-7017; ends Oct. 6.
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.
“Assassins” – Van Wert Civic Theatre; 8 p.m.; 118 S. Race St., Van Wert, Ohio; $16; vwct.org; ends Oct. 6.