File photos The Johnny Appleseed Festival happens Saturday and Sunday at Johnny Appleseed Park, featuring period re-enactors, artists and music.
The Anthony Wayne Stamp Society will host its Anthony Wayne Philatelic Exhibition Saturday and Sunday at the History Center.
The Fall Bonsai Display happens Saturday at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory.
Friday, September 14, 2018 1:00 am
Out and about
A la carte
Star Party on the Riverfront – 9 p.m.; hosted by Riverfront Fort Wayne with Fort Wayne Astronomical Society; Lawton Park, Clinton and Fourth streets; free.
Kasper Nelson – With Chris Young; 7:15 p.m.; Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; $15 advance, $20 day of show; www.fortwaynecomedyclub.com.
Legion Dance – Justus III; 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; $5; open to public; 456-2988.
Contra Dance – Sponsored by the Fort Wayne Traditional Music and Dance Society; 8 to 11 p.m., lessons at 7:30 p.m.; Fort Wayne Dance Collective, 437 E. Berry St.; $9 general public, $6 students, free for ages 12 and younger; 260-244-1905.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
Middle Waves Festival – Music festival; 5:45 to 11:15 p.m. today and 1 to 11:15 p.m. Saturday; Headwaters Park, 333 S. Clinton St.; for lineup, tickets and information, go to www.middlewaves.com.
Ossian Days – 5 to 10 p.m. today and 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; downtown Ossian; for more information on activities and times, go to www.ossiandays.com.
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, off of Coliseum Boulevard near Memorial Coliseum; free admission; johnnyappleseedfest.com.
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Classic, antique and special-interest cars; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; hours and cost, 260-925-1444 or www.automobilemuseum.org. Exhibit, “Boattails! Supercars of the Golden Age.”
Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Art of the Garden: Daniel Dienelt at the Conservatory,” ends Nov. 11; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3-17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or www.fortwayneparks.org. “Lindy McCormick: Alcohol Inks, Acrylic, Collage, Sculptures, 3-D Pieces,” through Oct. 31; artist reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Fall Bonsai Display from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
The History Center – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and first Sunday of the month; 302 E. Berry St.; 426-2882 or www.fwhistorycenter.com.
Science Central – Closed today for fall shutdown; also, AWS Special Abilities Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and will be closed to the public; live honeybee hive on display; 1950 N. Clinton St.; $9 ages 3-64, $8 ages 65 and older, free members and 2 and younger; hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org.
Black Pine Animal Sanctuary – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, or by appointment weekdays, including behind-the-scenes private tours, field trips and group tours; 1426 W. 300 N., Albion; $10, ages 10-54, $8, 55 and older, $7 ages, 3-9, and free, ages 2 and younger; program fees vary; 260-636-7383 or www.bpvisit.org; through October.
Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site – Nearly 150 acres of lake shore, formal gardens, woods and newly restored wetlands and prairies; 1205 Pleasant Point, Rome City; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays; www.genestratton-porter.com; closes for season Dec. 1.
National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States – “Cars and Trucks Like You Used to Own”; adjacent to Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum; hours and cost, 260-925-9100, www.natmus.org.
National Military History Center and Horse Power Museum – Batmobile items, “Dukes of Hazzard” car General Lee, two “Knight Rider” cars, World's Monster Truck Hall of Fame, a Dale Earnhardt car; 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.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
Swiss Heritage Village and Museum – 1800s outdoor village and indoor museum; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 1200 Swiss Way, Berne; admission, www.swissheritage.org; closes for season Oct. 31.
Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum – On display, 1932 Ford chassis; 2181 General Doolittle Drive, Auburn; hours, 260-927-8022 or www.fordv8foundation.org. On exhibit, donated Lincoln-Zephyr Continental Cabriolet.
TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
“Apple Week” – Ends Sept. 22; Sauder Village, 22611 Ohio 2, Archbold, Ohio; $17 adults, $11 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger; hours, 1-800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org.
Walkathon, Color Run and Family Fun Day – Hosted by CPC Women's Health Resource; 8 a.m. registration for color run and 8:30 a.m. race; 9 a.m. registration for walkathon; MacDonald Ruff Arena, 600 Town Line Road, Bryan, Ohio; events.cpcnwo.org/events.
Trek the Trails – 6 p.m.; 7-mile bike ride; Ice Way Trailhead, meet at the parking lot just south of SportOne Parkview Fieldhouse, 3946 Ice Way; free; www.cityoffortwayne.org/trekthetrails.
Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Boy Scout parking lot, 8315 W. Jefferson Blvd.; free; 478-2515 or email@example.com.
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo – Shark conservation area, stingray touch pool, giraffes and lions; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily; 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $14 ages 19-61, $10 ages 2-18, $12 ages 62 and older, free ages 1 and younger; 427-6800 or www.kidszoo.org.
Firsthand Fest – 6 to 9 p.m.; featuring stories from people who have firsthand experiences with environmental problems and solutions; Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, Wolf Lake; $10 registration fee; www.goshen.edu/merrylea.
“I'll Take Gatsby” – 6:30 to 8 p.m.; 1920s event; Williams County Public Library, 107 East High St., Bryan, Ohio; $20; for tickets, call 419-636-6734, ext. 275.
Johnnie Mae Farm Stand – 4 to 7 p.m.; Renaissance Pointe Neighborhood, 2518 Winter St.; hosted by Fort Wayne's Office of Housing and Neighborhood Services; through October.
Historic West Main Street Farmers Market – 3 to 8 p.m.; 1936 W. Main St.; operated by the Nebraska Neighborhood Association; through October.
Antique Outboard Motor Club – 10 a.m.; North Webster Community Park, North Webster; free.
“Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin” – Boxing match; 8 p.m.; Regal Cinemas, Coldwater Crossing 14, 211 W. Washington Center Road; tickets, fathomevents.com.
“Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan” – Film screening; 12:55 p.m.; Regal Cinemas, Coldwater Crossing 14, 211 W. Washington Center Road; tickets, fathomevents.com.
YLNI Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; corner of Wayne and Barr streets; ends Sept. 29.
Southside Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 Warsaw St.; 260-244-3288; ends Dec. 15; www.southsidefarmersmarket.com.
Fort Wayne Food Tours – 3 p.m.; downtown food and history walking tours; $60; www.fortwaynefoodtours.com; ends mid-October.
Wabash Farmers Market – 8 a.m. to noon; downtown Wabash; ends Oct. 20.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Anthony Wayne Philatelic Exhibition – Hosted by the Anthony Wayne Stamp Society; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday; History Center, 302 E. Berry St.; free.
SUNDAY AND THURSDAY
Riverfront Boat Tours – 3, 5, 6:15 and 7:30 p.m.; offered by Riverfront Fort Wayne; boat departs from Guldlin Park or Headwaters Park; $12 per person; reservations, 427-6000 or www.fortwayneparks.org; through September.
“Rushmore Live” – Featuring historical interpreters of the monumental figures on Mount Rushmore; 7 p.m.; Huntington University, Zurcher Auditorium, Huntington; free.
“Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan” – Film screening; 7 p.m.; Regal Cinemas, Coldwater Crossing 14, 211 W. Washington Center Road; tickets, fathomevents.com.
“Rock of Ages” – Fort Wayne Civic Theatre; 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; $30 adults, $25 seniors and $17 for ages 23 and younger; fwcivic.org or 424-5220; ends Sept. 23.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
“Present Laughter” – First Presbyterian Theater; 7:30 p.m.; 300 W. Wayne St.; $20 general admission, $18 seniors 65 and older, free for the first 30 full-time students with reservation, $10 otherwise; 426-7421, ext. 121, or www.firstpresbyteriantheater.com; ends Sept. 22.
“Nunsense: The Mega-Musical” – Van Wert Civic Theatre; 8 p.m.; 118 S. Race St., Van Wert, Ohio; $15; ends Sept. 30; vwct.org or 419-238-9689.