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  • File The Northside Pool will be open Saturday through Monday for the Memorial Day weekend. 

  • File Several Memorial Day events will honor servicemen and women, including the annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony at Memorial Coliseum on Monday.

  • Courtesy Top bull riders will compete today and Saturday as part of the PBR Bull Fest at the Michiana Event Center in Shipshewana.  

Friday, May 24, 2019 1:00 am

Out and about

A la carte

MONDAY

Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony – 11 a.m.; begins at North Side Park and continues down Parnell Avenue to Memorial Coliseum.

COMEDY

SATURDAY

Nikki Carr – Also, Tom E. Thompson; Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m. show, $20 advance, $25 day of show; 9:45 p.m. show, $25 advance, $30 day of show; www.fortwaynecomedyclub.com.

DANCE

TODAY

Fort Wayne Ballet, Too – 7 p.m.; Freimann Square, 300 E. Main St.; free.

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

SUNDAY

Singles dance – 6 to 9:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 47, 601 Reed Road; $8; 704-3669.

HOLIDAY

ALL WEEKEND

Memorial Day Open House – Also, Monday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday; Willshire Home Furnishings, 318 State St., Willshire, Ohio; features more than 160 military uniforms and other memorabilia.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Lighting of the annual Watch Fire – 9 p.m. today; Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum, 2122 O'Day Road; also, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, singing of the National Anthem and ceremony rededicating museum.

MONDAY

Waynedale Memorial Day parade – 9 a.m.; begins at Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church St.; procession continues on Old Trail Road to Prairie Grove Cemetery where there will be a memorial service.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS

ALL WEEKEND

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.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Migrations” live butterfly exhibit, ends July 7; 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 – “Heart Smart” touring exhibit, ends Sunday; 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.

Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum – “The Great War: From Ration Lines to the Front Lines,” Indiana Historical Society traveling exhibit; 2122 O'Day Road; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; exhibit ends June 13.

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 – 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 ksplace1@frontier.com.

Sauder Village – 22611 Ohio 2, Archbold, Ohio; $18 adults, $12 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger; hours, 1-800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org; through Oct. 27.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum – On display, 1932 Ford chassis, donated Lincoln-Zephyr Continental Cabriolet; 2181 General Doolittle Drive, Auburn; hours, 260-927-8022 or www.fordv8foundation.org.

TUESDAY

“Celebration of the Arts and Artists” – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; John Paulding Historical Society Museum, 600 Fairground Drive, Paulding, Ohio; ends June 15; museum hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; also, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of the month.

RECREATIONAL

TUESDAY

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

Trek the Trails – 6 p.m.; bike ride; Pufferbelly trailhead; free.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

ALL WEEKEND

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.

TODAY

Historic West Main Street Farmers Market – 3 to 8 p.m.; 1936 W. Main St.; operated by the Nebraska Neighborhood Association; through Oct. 11.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

PBR Bull Fest – 7:30 p.m.; top bull riders compete; Michiana Event Center, Shipshewana; tickets start at $24.95; www.michianaevents.com or call 260-768-4990.

SATURDAY

“Aladdin” – Sensory-friendly film screening; 10:30 a.m.; $6.50; Regal Coldwater Crossing; go to www.myregal.com for times.

Sensory Saturday – Sensory-friendly film screening of “Aladdin”; 1 p.m.; ABC Cinema, 130 W. Monroe St., Decatur; www.abcinemainc.com.

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.

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

Shipshewana Flea Market – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana; www.shipshewanafleamarket.com; ends Sept. 25.

THURSDAY

Decatur Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; along First Street in downtown Decatur; events on Facebook page.