LFW Weekend Fun File

There is so much to do this weekend!

Our calendar is full of fantastic events taking place around our city, so be sure to check it out for a more exhaustive list.

In the meantime, here’s a quick peak at some of the things we are looking forward to this week! If you’d like to see your event featured in the Weekend Fun File, or added to our events calendar, let us know! Email us at info@livingfortwayne.com

1. YLNI Hot Spot

Thurs, January 21, 5:30pm – 7:00pm

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Join us at the Hoppy Gnome this Thursday! Meet new friends and find out how you can get more involved with our community. A group of us from LFW will be there — come say hi!

2. Road to One Million

Thurs, January 21, 6pm – 9pm

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Following the Hot Spot, head over to the Grand Wayne Convention Center for Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership Road to One Million Kick Off Celebration!

Fri, January 22, 6pm

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Celebrate Winter exhibits with a night of art, music, food, and friends! Enjoy gourmet edibles and cash bar by Main Street Bistro and live music by Adam Strack

4. Summit Brewing Tap Showcase & Benefit

Fri, January 22, 7pm

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Summit Brewing and Deer Park Pub will host a tap showcase to show off some of Summit’s delicious brews! 100% of the tips will be donated to local charity Wellspring Interfaith Social Services.

5. Beer and Bacon Fest

Fri, January 22, 6pm – 10pm

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So … Beer and Bacon. Check out the local craft beers. There will be live music and other fun activities, and a silent auction to benefit Honor Flight Northeast Indiana.

6. Mizpah Shrine Circus

January 21 6:30 pm
January 22 7:00 pm
January 23 10:00 am, .2:30 pm, 7:00 pm
January 24 1:00 pm, 5:45 pm

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If you purchase your tickets for Friday night, head on over when you’re finished with the beer and the bacon! Does that sound like the best Friday night ever?!

7. Get Fit Fort Wayne Expo

Sat, January 23, 10am – 8pm
Sun, January 24, 11am – 5pm

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Does anyone else find it a little ironic that the Get Fit Expo is the same weekend as Beer and Bacon Fest? Maybe? There will be lifestyle seminars, interactive activities, health and fitness screenings, and everything you need to get fit and healthy in the new year! You probably need to check it out if you spent your Friday night drinking beer, and eating bacon and circus snacks.

8. YLNI Winter Farmer’s Market

Sat, January 23, 9am – 1pm

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We love the Winter Farmer’s Market. Fresh and unique produce, meats, baked goods and homemade crafts in a cultural setting.

9. Harry Potter Day at Sweets So Geek

Sat, January 23, 10am – 9pm
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 YOU GUYS. HP themed desserts, a new chocolate, the debut of Sweets So Geek’s version of Pumpkin Juice, costume contests and discounts, and a TRIVIA CONTEST. Pay your respects to Alan Rickman and stop by Harry Potter Day.

10. Hope Arthur Presents The Core in Collaboration with Mikautadze Dance Theatre and Saitnkini-Productions at the Blackbox Theater

Sat, January 23, 8pm – 10pm
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The event features a prototype of an interactive arts sculpture, called The CORE, which stands for Cultivating Oneness Reinventing Expression. A constant work in progress, The CORE’s aim is to be a visual representation of the complexity of the human spirit. It’s going to be awesome.
Remember, this isn’t all Fort Wayne has to offer. Check out our events calendar, and get out and have some fun this weekend! We can’t wait to see you around our city!
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Brittany King

Author: Brittany King

Storyteller. Bibliophile. Vegan. Native to Fort Wayne and lover of art. May have a mild obsession with pot-bellied pigs.

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