LFW Weekend Fun File

Spring is such a fun time! Here’s a quick peek at some of the things we are looking forward to this weekend in Fort Wayne! 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.


1. Purple Rain — Free Screening

Thursday, April 27 at 8:30 pm







Cinema Center is hosting a free screening of “Purple Rain” to honor Prince. Come out and see the show and remember a musical legend!

2. YLNI Financial Happy Hour

Thursday, April 28 at 6 pm








Meet at 816 Pint & Slice to learn how you can gain financial freedom. Pizza and first round of drinks are free! Check it out!

3. Stand Against Racism

Thursday, April 28 at 5:30 pm

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The YWCA and Wunderkammer Company are teaming up to bring community members together to express how they feel about racism through art. Should be a beautiful time.

4. Mom’s Night Out

Thursday, April 28 at 5:30 pm

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Fun and shopping at Cerutis! Appetizers and entertainment (along with a tote) are included in the ticket price.

5. Early Art Exploration

Saturday, April 30 at 10 am

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I love these! Bring your little ones for a fun morning of creating art.

6. Avenue Q

Friday, April 29 and May 6 at 8 pm

Saturday, April 30 and May 7 at 8 pm

Sunday, May 1 at 2 pm

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Twenty-somethings trying to make it through life, as told by puppets. This show is hilarious. Don’t let the puppets throw you off, though. It’s not for kids.

7. Jane Eyre

Friday, April 29 and May 6 at 7:30

Saturday, April 30 and May 7 at 7:30

Sunday, May 1 and May 8 at 2:30

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All for One is putting on an original adaptation of the classic, Jane Eyre. Celebrate Charlotte Bronte’s 200th birthday year by seeing this wonderful production!

8. Last Saturday

Saturday, April 30

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$1 admission to the Fort Wayne Museum of Art! It’s a fun, low-cost way to spend a Saturday!

9. Families4Nature Day

Saturday, April 30, all day

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Kids (and grown-ups too) are spending significantly less time outdoors. The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is participating in Families4Nature to encourage families to get outside!

10. SolFest

Sunday, May 1 from 12 pm to 7 pm

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Live bands, hikes, hayrides, children’s activities and more! Eat great food and hang out in the Mad Anthony Brewery beer and wine garden. Proceeds go to the Allen County Parks Youth Scholarship Fund. Great fun for a great cause!


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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