LFW Weekly Fun File – Welcome to 2017!

Happy New Year! The holidays are behind us, so take a look at some of the more relaxing things to do around the Fort this 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. Your Feelings Don’t Matter

Thursday, January 5 at 8 p.m.

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Watch area comics manage kazoo harassment from you–the audience–along with reviews from a surprise group of judges. You get to keep the kazoos. WHAT.

2. Wild Walkers Welcome

Friday, January 6 at 8:30 a.m.

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It’s the first hike of the new year! Don’t let the cold weather keep you down.

3. Opening Reception Postcard Show & Sale, Heather Miller, Kim Vito

Friday, January 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Lovers of art, check out the latest exhibitions at Artlink, along with the Postcard show and sale.

4. The Worst XXXmas Show

Saturday, January 7 at 8 p.m.

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If you like “Burlesque, Comedy, Horror and low brow humor,” this is the show for you. It’s not family friendly … do not bring your family.

5. Winter Bridal Spectacular

Saturday, January 7 and Sunday, January 8

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Are you planning a wedding in 2017? I am. It. Is. Stressful. Maybe this Bridal Spectacular can help.

6. Three Rivers: A Brief History

Sunday, January 8 at 2 p.m.

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Don Orbin, Historic Preservation Planner, helps us take a look at our beloved Fort Wayne and the rivers it’s founded on.

7. Educational Series: River Water Quality

Monday, January 9 at 6:30 p.m.

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Find out the issues and important facts about our city’s rivers. January Topic: River Water Quality.

8. Eat, Paint & Be Merry – Winter Trees Drinkware

Tuesday, January 10 at 6:30 p.m.

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Paint some winter trees on some pottery! There will be refreshments and prizes, not to mention the awesome drinkware you’ll get to take home and show off.


Remember, this isn’t all Fort Wayne has to offer. 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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