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Friday, January 28, 2022 1:00 am

Out & About: Calendar of area events

DANCE

FRIDAY

Legion dance – Melvin Mullins; 7 to 10 p.m.; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; $5; open to public; 456-2988.

FESTIVALS

SATURDAY

Winterval – Various times and locations throughout downtown Fort Wayne; live ice carving, 10 a.m. at Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, noon Allen County Public Library, 2 p.m. Community Center, 233 W. Main St., and Mercado, 111 W. Columbia St.; for more information and a list of times and activities, go to www.fortwayneparks.org/programs/winterval.html

MUSEUMS

ALL WEEKEND

Science Central – “Our Weakening Web: The Story of Extinction,” ends May 29; 1950 N. Clinton St.; regular museum prices,$12 at the door, $10 online ages 3 and older, free members 2 and younger; hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org. New permanent exhibit, “Pixel Pegs,” features large pegboard with LED backlighting, allowing visitors to create designs.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Under the Big Top,” ends April 17; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $7 adults, $5 ages 3-17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or www.botanicalconservatory.org. Winterval from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with ice carving at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – “Duesenberg: The Evolution of America's Finest Motorcar,” featuring eight Duesenberg vehicles and two engines; also, a rare 1948 Tucker from the Richard H. Driehaus Collection at Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage will remain on display until Aug. 15; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; information at 260-925-1444 or www.automobilemuseum.org.

The History Center – 302 E. Berry St.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; call 426-2882 or go to www.fwhistorycenter.com.

National Auto & Truck Museum – Features replica of dealership with Auburns and Cords on display; 1000 Gordon M. Buehring Place, Auburn; hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; $10 adults, $5 ages 5 to 12; natmus.org.

SUNDAY, MONDAY AND THURSDAY

Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum – 2122 O'Day Road; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; free admission; grounds open 24/7 or museum by appointment by calling 267-5022; www.honoringforever.org.

RECREATION

ALL WEEKEND

Headwaters Ice Skating – Headwaters Park, Clinton and Superior streets; cost, $6 ages 14 and older, $4 ages 13 and younger; $3 skate rental; regular hours, 3 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, noon to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday; ends Feb. 27.

SATURDAY

Trek the Trails – 1 p.m.; 6-mile bike ride along the Pufferbelly Trail as part of Winterval; ride leaves from Lawton Park parking lot, 1900 N. Clinton St.; helmets recommended; free.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Toboggan Run – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Pokagon State Park, Angola; $20 per toboggan per hour; park entrance fee $7 for in-state vehicles, $9 out-of-state; ends Feb. 27.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

ALL WEEKEND

Mizpah Shrine Circus – 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m., 2:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; tickets from $16 to $25 available at box office or www.mizpahshrinecircus.com.

FRIDAY

“Living a Life of Significance and Worth” – 2 to 3 p.m. reception; honors six people who exemplify Indiana Tech's mission statement: living a life of significance and worth; exhibit in D'Agostino Art Gallery, Snyder Academic Center, 1600 E. Washington Blvd.

SATURDAY

Nouvelle Annee 1750s – Historic reenactment; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; The Old Fort, 1201 Spy Run Ave.; free but donations accepted; oldfortwayne.org.

Northeast Indiana March for Life – Noon rally with march following; University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.

Ft. Wayne's Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; indoor market, Parkview Field, 285 W. Douglas Ave.; ends May 21.

YLNI Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Aunt Millie's Bakery, 350 Pearl St.; ends April 30.

TUESDAY

“Mexico Beyond Mariachi: Trekking Mexico” – 7:30 p.m.; multicultural ensemble of professional musicians, actors, dancers and teaching artists; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $5; ticketmaster.com or at Embassy box office.

THURSDAY

Fort Wayne RV and Camping Show – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $10 adults, $8 age 60-older and $3 ages 5 to 12; ends Feb. 6.

Dinosaur World Live – 7:30 p.m.; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $15 to $35; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellarts.org.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“Play On” – Arena Dinner Theatre; dinner served at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. dinner and show at 2 p.m. Sunday; 719 Rockhill St.; $40; tickets.artstix.org or 424-4226; arenadinnertheatre.org; ends Feb. 5.


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