The Journal Gazette
 
 
Friday, November 29, 2019 1:00 am

Out and about

COMEDY

SATURDAY

Rodney Lumpkins and Roy Haber – Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m.; $15 advance, $20 day of; www.fortwaynecomedyclub.com.

DANCE

TODAY

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

HOLIDAY

ALL WEEKEND

Festival of Trees – Noon to 8 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday; also, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $8 adults, $4 ages 4 to 12 and free for ages 3 and younger; Embassy box office, 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Blue Jacket's Fantasy of Lights – 6 to 10 p.m. today and Saturday and 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday; also, 6 to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $10 per car, additional fees for vans and buses; ends Dec. 31. Santa will be at Santa's Cabin from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Festival of Gingerbread – 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; also, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; view edible creations by local artists; History Center, 302 E. Berry St.; $6 adults, $4 ages 65 and older and ages 3 to 17 and free for ages 2 and younger; ends Dec. 15.

Holiday Light Show Drive-Thru – 6 to 9 p.m.; Van Wert County Fairgrounds, Van Wert, Ohio; hours, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays to Sundays through Dec. 8 and then 6 to 9 p.m. daily from Dec. 12 to 27; $5 per car for drive-thru and $7 per car for carriage ride.

TODAY

Whitley County Christmas Parade – 6 p.m.; downtown Columbia City; features Santa, floating and tree lighting at Santa's house on corner of Chauncey and Van Buren streets.

SATURDAY

Wonderland of Lights – 5 p.m.; lighting of tribute tree to Civilian Conservation Corps; Ouabache State Park, 4930 E. Indiana 201, Bluffton; also, light displays open from 6 to 9 p.m. from Wednesday through Dec. 31; admission is $5.

Holiday Train Block Party – 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.; 485 W. Van Sleek St., Waterloo; celebration of Canadian Pacific's running of the Holiday Train; live music and activities.

Tree Lighting of Christmas Tree on Main Street – 6 to 9 p.m.; features activities, carolers and Santa; Sauder Village, Archbold, Ohio; $5 per person, $10 per family.

Old Fashioned Christmas – 6 to 8 p.m.; Oakwood Resort Inn, Syracuse; free; hosted by Chautauqua-Wawasee.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Christmas in the Park – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd.; sponsored by the Christ Child Festival of Fort Wayne; features horse-drawn wagon rides, Nativity scene walk through, live donkeys, sheep and camels, petting zoo and crafts and games for children; free; www.christchildfest.org.

“Christmas Songs and Stories” – First Presbyterian Theater; 7:30 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday; 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 Dec. 15.

SUNDAY

A Dream of Beauty holiday event – 1 to 6 p.m.; features live entertainment, holiday goodies, horse-drawn carriage rides and Santa from 2 to 5 p.m.; Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site, 1205 Pleasant Point, Rome City; $8 adults, $7 ages 60 and older, $5 ages 3 to 17 and free for ages 2 and younger.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS

ALL WEEKEND

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 – “Christmas Connections” holiday exhibit, ends Jan. 5; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3-17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or botanicalconservatory.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; call 426-2882 or go to fwhistorycenter.com.

Science Central – 1950 N. Clinton St.; regular museum prices, $9 ages 3 to 64, $8 ages 65 and older, free members 2 and younger; hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org. Festival of Trains will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; admission is $10 for ages 3 and older and free for ages 2 and younger.

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 ksplace1@frontier.com.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

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; ends Saturday; 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.

RECREATIONAL

TUESDAY

Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Arrowhead Prairie, 8624 Aboite Road, Roanoke; free; 478-2515 or info@lrwp.org.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

SATURDAY

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'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

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 ages 60 and older and free for ages 12 and younger.

SPORTS

TODAY

Mad Ants – vs. Texas Legends; 7 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $15 to $40; www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.

SATURDAY

Komets – vs. Cincinnati Cyclones; 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.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“Frozen Jr.” – Pulse Opera House; 8 p.m. 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 Dec. 8.

A la carte

TODAY

Krish Mohan – “Politely Angry” tour; 8 p.m.; Wunderkammer Co., 3402 Fairfield Ave.; $7 online, $10 at the door; ramannoodlescomedy.com.


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