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.


1. Summit City Bicycles & Fitness Ladies’ Night

Thursday, May 12 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Ladies! Get information from your favorite local cycling groups and have light snacks and refreshments, as well as exclusive savings on all ladies’ items! Also, you could win a bike!

2. Fort Wayne Music Festival 
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A few days of musical fun is taking place at Headwaters park! Check it out!

3. Alexandra Hall Spring Art Show

Friday, May 13 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

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Alex Hall has beautiful art! Get out and enjoy the show! King Arthur’s Trolley food truck will be there, and free drinks will be available while they last, or bring your own!

4. Fiber Arts Celebration

Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14

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Vendors specializing in fiber arts will have lots of great items for sale. Natural fibers including prepared and raw wool, alpaca, silk and cotton will also be available for sale. You can visit with live sheep, alpacas, goats, rabbits, and other farm animals at the petting zoo and then take a wagon ride (I saw pictures of lambs and died). Take the kids and your grandma, they will both love it.

5. Fairytale Fest

Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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This will be so fun! The event featuring so many fairy tales we know and love! A part of Kickstart Fort Wayne, Fairy Tale Fest features four performances by three different organizations on four different stages!

6. Beoir Go Leoir

Saturday, May 14 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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JK’s annual Beer event focusing on midwest breweries. Check it out and have some fun!

7. Rock N’ Brew

Saturday, May 14 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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You can leave JK’s and hit up Rock N’ Brew for more beer tasting fun!

8. Remake

Saturday, May 14 at 7 p.m.

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Cinema Center’s annual sale and auction of locally designed movie posters. This year, all the posters are inspired by the long filmography of Bill Murray!

 

9. Transcend – An Optical Art experience

Saturday, May 14 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Local artist Rachel Von presents the unveiling of some never before seen pieces. What’s unique about this display is that she uses 3D props such as wooden balls, blocks, and wooden panels to create the optical effects!

10. Cherry Blossom Festival

Sunday, May 15 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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Japanese music, dance, food, haiku, anime, cosplay, tea ceremony, martial arts and much more! Fun for the whole family!

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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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