LFW Weekly Fun File

Looking for fun things to do in Fort Wayne? Look no further! LFW compiles a list of ongoings and events that we’re excited about every week!

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 Weekly Fun File, or added to our events calendar, let us know! Email us at info@livingfortwayne.com or you can go ahead and submit your event to our calendar!

Click on the event for more information about times, locations, cost, etc.

1. MKM

Thursday, June 9 from 4 pm to 7 pm







Enjoy food from Affine and check out some great art while exploring MKM’s Boundaries exhibit. “Boundaries: Exploring Meaningful Thresholds — to see how our creative process is exploring the relationship between place and perception.”

2. Cupcakes and Cocktails for a Cause

Thursday, June 9 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm







Cupcakes and signature cocktails provided by CS3 and live jazz music by the Phil Schurger Trio. The event benefits FWCS Study Connection, an after-school tutoring program serving children in need.

3. Distillery Experience Tour

Friday, June 10 from 6 pm to 9 pm







Tour the distillery! Tours will run in 15 minute intervals from 6:00pm to 7:00pm with a cash bar in the outdoor pavilion. Get some food from the food trucks and have a great time!

4. Art & Soul

Friday, June 10 from 8 pm to 12 pm










This Art & Soul benefits the Voices of Unity USA Choir Olympic Team‘s 2016 European Tour, “Journey to The Vatican.” There will be live painting and pieces for sale, and appetizers from Club Soda!

5. Arena Dinner Theatre: South Pacific

Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11 at 6:15 pm








This is a great musical. The show should be great, and the food is great. Don’t miss opening weekend! (But if you do miss opening weekend, then go next weekend!)

6. Yoga at Wunderkammer

Saturday, June 11 from 9 am to 10 am






Yoga and Art! Go!

7. Heroes and Hot Rods

Saturday, June 11 at 9 am







Cool cars for a great cause. There will be food, music, a silent auction and more. All proceeds will benefit Wounded Warriors Project and Lutheran Military Veterans and Families Ministries Inc.

8. Pedal, Paddle, and Play

Saturday, June 11 from 11 am to 7 pm







Outdoor family fun! Explore the local water and land trails in Fort Wayne in order to raise funds for the Northeast Indiana Water Trails to improve access to outdoor recreation on our waterways! Face painting, Henna, food, concerts, drinks and demonstrations — the list of reasons to attend is endless!

9. Historic Old Fort: 200th Anniversary of Indiana Statehood

Saturday and Sunday, June 11-12, 2016

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 11

Related  Wet Paint: Stain and Stencil

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 12








Military drills, demonstration, good food … all celebrating 200 years of history!

10. Giraffe Birthday Party

Tuesday, June 14 during zoo hours







Oh my gosh you guys! Kiango turns one year old! Wish this adorable little guy a happy birthday and participate in some fun activities at the zoo!

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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