File The Komets home opener is Saturday at Memorial Coliseum against the Kalamazoo Wings.
File The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo kicks off its Wild Zoo Halloween this weekend.
File Lego fans and creators can take part in Brickworld, which happens Saturday and Sunday at the Grand Wayne Center downtown.
Courtesy First Presbyterian Theater’s performance of “Art” happens today and Saturday.
Friday, October 11, 2019 1:00 am
OUT AND ABOUT
A la carte
Haunted West Central Walking Tour – 7 p.m.; hosted by Arch; meet tour guide at downtown Allen County Public Library; $10 adults, $5 ages 5 to 12 and free for 4 and younger; archfw.org or 426-5117.
Local Author Night and Book Festival – 6 to 8 p.m.; Wells County Public Library, 200 W. Washington St., Bluffton; local authors will be selling and signing books and there will be book-related activities.
Eliot Chang and Von Mychael – 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 – Justus III; 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; $5; open to public; 456-2988.
Magic Squares – Square dance; 7:30 to 10 p.m.; Steuben County YMCA, 500 East Harcourt Drive, Angola.
Hobnobben Film Festival – Features narrative features, documentaries and short films from around the world and local; 5:30 p.m. today with opening night reception and awards at 7 p.m., with screening of film, “Before You Know It,” at 8:30 p.m.; festival starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday; Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St.; $10 single screening tickets, $5 seniors and children and $45 for all-access three-day pass; for tickets or additional screenings and times, go to www.hobnobben.org.
Autumn Harvest Festival – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Whitley County 4-H Fairgrounds, 680 Squawbuck, Columbia City; craft show, farm toy show, food trucks, car show, truck and tractor pull and children's activities; free admission.
Wild Zoo Halloween – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $5 admission, $9 admission with treats; also Oct. 18-20 and 25-27.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
Hysterium Haunted Asylum – 7 to midnight; 4410 Arden Drive; $15 regular admission, $25 fast pass; ends Oct. 31.
Hooded Haunted Hotel 13th Floor – 7 to 11 p.m.; 1885 N. Jefferson St., Huntington; ends Nov. 2; www.hauntedhuntington.com.
Haunted Castle and Black Forest – 7 to 11 p.m.; 8965 Auburn Road; $10 for haunted castle or black forest or $16 for combo ticket; hauntedcastle.com; ends Nov. 2.
Green Center Haunted School House – 7 to 11 p.m.; 2768 E. 300 S., Albion; $11; www.greencenterhauntedschoolhouse.com; ends Oct. 26.
Dracula's Dash and Monster Mash Bash – 5K race starts at 6 p.m. and runners can register at https://raceroster.com/events/2019/26757/draculas-dash-and-dance/; Monster Mash Bash events begin at 5 p.m. and go to 9:30 p.m.; Roush Park, Bluffton.
Trunk-or-Treat – 6 to 9 p.m.; Ivy Tech Community College, parking lot of The Steel Dynamics Inc. Keith Busse Technology Center, 3701 Dean Drive; free.
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. Punkin' Path Display through Oct. 27.
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 – Sci-Fi Central on Saturday featuring cosplay, costuming and makeup, comics and collectibles; cost for event is $10 for ages 3 and older; 1950 N. Clinton St.; regular museum prices, $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 email@example.com.
Sauder Village – Fall on the Farm 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.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum – 2122 O'Day Road; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Thursday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Fort Wayne United Late Night Basketball League – 8 to 11 p.m.; Renaissance Pointe YMCA, 2323 Bowser Ave.; for ages 16 to 25; www.fortwayneunited.org; ends Nov. 9.
Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Eagle Marsh west entrance, 8315 W. Jefferson Blvd.; free; 478-2515 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Haitian drummer Bill Nathan – Noon; University of Saint Francis, Parkview Physicians Group Auditorium, Room 226, Achatz Hall of Science and John and Toni Murray Research Center, 2701 Spring St.; also, features Our Lady of Perpetual Hope Orphanage founder Father Andre Sylvestre who will speak; free.
Fall Harvest Fun Farmers Market – 3 to 7 p.m.; features live music from 4 to 7 p.m. as well as other activities; 485 W. Van Vleek St., Waterloo; free.
Historic West Main Street Farmers Market – 3 to 8 p.m.; 1936 W. Main St.; operated by Nebraska Neighborhood Association.
Johnnie Mae Farm Stand – 4 to 7 p.m.; Renaissance Pointe Neighborhood, 2518 Winter St.; ends Oct. 25; www.johnniemaefarm.org.
Human Library Fort Wayne – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; features “human books” to be checked out and provide conversations about their life; free.
Catapult – 3 p.m.; Shadow-dancing group; Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 Ohio 118 S., Van Wert, Ohio; tickets, 419-2386722 or npacvw.org.
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.
Wabash County Farmers Market – 8 a.m. to noon; corner of Cass and Market streets, downtown Wabash; ends Oct. 19.
Fort Wayne's Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Parkview Field, Lincoln Financial Event Center, 1301 Ewing St.; ends May 9; www.ftwaynesfarmersmarket.com.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Brickworld Lego Exposition – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $11, $8 at the door for military members and first responders, free for ages 2 and younger.
Gun and knife show – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $7 adults, $6 seniors ages 60 and older and free for children 12 and younger.
TUESDAY AND THURSDAY
“Jay and Silent Bob Reboot” – Film screening; 7 p.m.; Regal Cinemas, Coldwater Crossing 14, 211 W. Washington Center Road; go to www.fathomevents.com for tickets.
Theater Thursday – Film screening for adults of “Mamma Mia!”; 10 a.m.; Wells County Public Library, Bluffton; free.
Decatur Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; along First Street in downtown Decatur; events on Facebook page.
Komets – vs. Kalamazoo Wings; 7:30 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $13 to $29 adults, $12 to $25 for ages 60 and older and 12 to 18, $9 to $20 ages 11 and younger.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
“Art” – First Presbyterian Theater; 7:30 p.m.; 300 W. Wayne St.; $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 Oct. 26.