LFW Weekend Fun File

Here’s a quick peek at some of the things we are looking forward to this weekend! This is by no means an exhaustive list, and if you don’t quite see what you’re looking for, check out our events calendar.

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.


Vera Bradley Outlet Sale

April 13 – 17









Oh, the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale. It’s once again upon us. Go brave those crowds and get those deals!

Night Hike: Frogs and Their Calls

Friday, April 15 from 7:30 to 10:30






Fun and educational for the kids, learn about frogs common to the area and their calls. Then go on a hike listening and searching for frogs! What kid doesn’t love frog hunting?

Metamorphosis at the Botanical Conservatory

Opening April 16, running through July 17






Hundreds of live, exotic butterflies will have their home at the botanical conservatory these next few months. Learn about their lifecycle, their habits, and their homes. You can also purchase a butterfly hatching kit for fun learning at home with the kids!

Wooden Nickel Record Store Day

Saturday, April 16, all day







14 bands will be performing in free, all ages shows. There will be over $2,000.00 in prizes. 600 FREE goodie bags will be given away. A $5.00 contribution to the Community Harvest Food Bank will be made with the purchase of any Wooden Nickel T-shirt purchased. The North Anthony location will have Sol Kitchen food truck and a beer tent featuring Dogfish Head Beer. Do I have to comment?

Conversation on Privilege

Saturday, April 16 at 1 pm









Wunderkammer is sponsoring this event, along with Big Brothers Big Sisters, exploring the idea of privilege and how it impacts our world.

Earth Day with Save Maumee

Sunday, April 17 from 11 am to 4 pm










A free event focusing on education and conservation for the whole family! Learn how to plant a tree, learn about volunteer opportunities, play games, eat food, and have fun!

Philharmonic Family 3 — Fairy Tale Fantasia

Sunday, April 17 at 2 pm









A narrator, orchestra, and stage illustrator will bring magical fairy tales to life, right before your eyes.

Heartland Sings “Let’s Make a Scene: Act II”

Sunday, April 17 at 4 pm









Heartland Vocal Artists will be singing solos, duets, and ensemble pieces from favorite opera and musical theatre scenes, including Into the Woods and Carmen.

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!

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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