LFW Weekly Fun File
Oct05

LFW Weekly Fun File

Looking for fun events in Fort Wayne? Look no further! Living Fort Wayne compiles a list of events and activities happening 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 submit your event to our calendar! Click on the event for more information about times, locations, cost, etc. Tickled Pink – Vera Bradley Friday, October 6, 2017 – 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Join Vera Bradley for an evening of fun and friendship as they raise funds for breast cancer research. Enjoy an exclusive sneak peek of new Vera Bradley colors, styles and trends and get a behind-the-scenes tour of the newly expanded Distribution Center. Have your picture taken in the photo studio, bid on a selection of unique silent auction items. Savor creative culinary selections and fine cocktails featuring the best of Fort Wayne’s caterers and restaurants. Each guest will receive a special Vera Bradley gift. Space is limited; guests must be 21 years and over. Youtheatre: The Canterville Ghost Friday, October 6, 2017 – Sunday, October 8, 2017 Come to Canterville Chase, an ancient home haunted by the ghost of a dead nobleman. You’re invited to a tour and a party in this audience immersive theatrical experience with all the creaking floorboards, clanking chains, and ancient prophecies that mix spooky and funny. An engaging alternative to the traditional audience/actor experience! Please be advised – the audience will be doing some standing/walking during this show. Please notify the box office if special accommodations are needed. Sci-Fi Central Saturday, October 7, 2017 – 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Join Science Central as they put the science in science fiction. The third annual Sci-Fi Central Mini-convention celebrates science fiction, fantasy, gaming, comic books and more. Are you an enormous pop culture fan but don’t want to drive to Chicago or Indy to attend one of those big conventions? Well, come join us for the day at Science Central, where we will provide all the elements you might enjoy at one of the large conventions, but in a more inviting, family-friendly environment. Allen County Trailblazer Nature Hike at Heatherwood Park Saturday, October 7, 2017 – 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Join a naturalist and hike the trails at Heatherwood Park for a Trailblazers guided hike. Free Outdoor Showing of Beetlejuice Saturday, October 7, 2017 – ***6:00 PM to 10:00 PM ***Movie is estimated to start about 30 minutes AFTER sundown – about...

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LFW Weekly Fun File
Aug31

LFW Weekly Fun File

Looking for fun things to do in Fort Wayne? Living Fort Wayne compiles a list of events and activities happening 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 submit your event to our calendar! Click on the event for more information about times, locations, cost, etc. Designers & Developers Thursday, August 31 at 11:30 a.m. Javon Bell, UX Designer at Reusser Design is the guest speaker for this month’s luncheon. Project Day! Thursday, August 31 at 3:30 p.m. It’s that time again! Force Friday II at Glenbrook Square Friday, September 1 It’s all about Star Wars this Friday at ThinkGeek! Free Short Form Improv Workshop – Session 2 Saturday, September 2 at 2 p.m. Workshops are open to all skill and experience levels, this is the second in the series and will build on foundations discussed in the first event. Middle Waves Vibe Workshop Sunday, September 3 at 9 a.m. Here we go again — help make Middle Waves happen! Raising and Tagging Monarch Butterflies Sunday, September 3 at 1 p.m. What kid doesn’t want to raise a caterpillar and watch it transform into a beautiful butterfly? Find out what you need to know this Sunday. Drawn Together Wednesday, September 6 at 7 p.m. Have a blast connecting with your fellow artists and creating together. Free House flipping workshop Wednesday, September 6 at 6 p.m. Do you live in Fort Wayne and want to start flipping houses? This is a free workshop, space is limited, so register ASAP! Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival August 29 – September 3 Cars, cars, cars! It’s a weekend full of fun festivities, so if you’re in town and not at the lake — check it out! Remember, this isn’t all Fort Wayne has to offer. Get out and enjoy this weekend! We can’t wait to see you around our...

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LFW Weekly Fun File
Aug10

LFW Weekly Fun File

Looking for fun things to do in Fort Wayne? Living Fort Wayne compiles a list of events and activities happening 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 submit your event to our calendar! Click on the event for more information about times, locations, cost, etc. ThinkGeek Grand Opening in Fort Wayne! Friday, August 11 at 10 a.m. It’s your one stop shop for all things geek, and now they’re opening in Fort Wayne with a day full of giveaways! Stop by and see what they have to offer. Opening Reception Middle Waves Poster Show + Rachel Von Friday, August 11 at 6 p.m. Check out the designs of local artists and hit up the CS3 cash bar. Fleet Feet Sports Vintage 5K Saturday, August 12 at 8 a.m. It’s Fleet Feet’s Birthday! Help them celebrate, Old School style! Pufferbelly 5K and Kids Fun Run Saturday, August 12 at 8 a.m. Another fun run on Saturday, head out to Salomon Farm Trail where there will be plenty of things for the whole family to do! Arts United Center and Exhibition Tour Saturday, August 12 at 2 p.m. It’s a combined tour of the exhibits you don’t want to miss! Environmental Advocate Training – Fort Wayne Saturday, August 12 at 2 p.m. Learn how to effectively advocate for our environment. Bands On The Banks 2017 Saturday, August 12 at 5 p.m. Food, brew, and bands. In the spirit of things, choose a form of transportation to the event that’s not a car. Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt – Fort Wayne Sunday, August 13 at 1 p.m. Use your detective skills to solve a murder mystery, all during a fun scavenger hunt! Facebook Live: Dermatology Monday, August 14 at 6 p.m. Parkview will be taking your skincare questions live. Watch and interact straight from your living room, and have all your skincare questions answered. Eclipse Info and Safety Tips Tuesday, August 15 at 7:30 p.m. Learn how to safely observe the eclipse and how to make a DIY pin hole projector. Remember, this isn’t all Fort Wayne has to offer. Get out and enjoy this weekend! We can’t wait to see you around our...

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LFW Weekly Fun File
Jul27

LFW Weekly Fun File

Looking for fun things to do in Fort Wayne? Living Fort Wayne compiles a list of events and activities happening 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 submit your event to our calendar! Click on the event for more information about times, locations, cost, etc. 2017 Allen County Fair Tuesday, July 25 through Sunday, July 30 Animals, food, rides and fun. Don’t miss the fair this week! Botanical Roots Concert Series: The Kinsey Report (Blues) Friday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m. Bring a chair and enjoy some great food and music! Summer Fest at Black Pine Saturday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Explore the sanctuary, enjoy some great vendors and experience a day at Black Pine! Storytime Live! – Hang Out with Curious George Saturday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Take your kiddos to meet Curious George. Food Fest at Headwaters Saturday, July 29 at 11 a.m. Bring the family and enjoy all the food options at Food Fest this Saturday! Electric Summer 2017 Saturday, July 29 at 7 p.m. It’s that time again! Head out to Electric Summer to hear a mashup of your favorite music! Riverfront Fort Wayne Film Series: The Breakfast Club Saturday, July 29 at 8 p.m. Enjoy an iconic film and dinner from CS3 at a great price this weekend! DOGust Day Birthday Party! Tuesday, August 1 at 7 p.m. DOGust Day is the universal birthday for shelter pets whose birthdays are unknown, so Pedal City is throwing a birthday bash for all these sweeties! Remember, this isn’t all Fort Wayne has to offer. Get out and enjoy this weekend! We can’t wait to see you around our...

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LFW Weekly Fun File
Jul20

LFW Weekly Fun File

Looking for fun things to do in Fort Wayne? Living Fort Wayne compiles a list of events and activities happening 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 submit your event to our calendar! Click on the event for more information about times, locations, cost, etc. I Wanna Be A Zookeeper Day Thursday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This career exploration day is for the kiddos, but to be honest, there’s a strong possibility I’m going to be taking off work to see if I want to be a zookeeper, too! July Hot Spot Thursday, July 20 at 5:30 p.m. YLNI’s next social networking event will be at Rudy’s Shop! Meet new people at this fun event! Meet The Distillery Night Thursday, July 20 at 6 p.m. The founders of Hotel Tango Artisan Distillery in Indy will be at HT2. Go enjoy some off-menu cocktails and more! Fort Wayne Pride 2017 Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22 It’s Pride weekend in Fort Wayne. Check out  www.fwpride.org for all the details. 3rd Year Celebration Under the Stars Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22 We’ve been enjoying Hideout 125 for three whole years! Celebrate! July Splash-In Movie: Moana Saturday, July 22 at 7:30 p.m. This event at the splash park is free and open to the public! Stop by and watch Moana while enjoying complimentary hot dogs, fruit, lemonade and popcorn! Free Outdoor Showing of Jurassic Park! Saturday, July 22 at 7:45 p.m. If Moana isn’t really your speed, have no fear! Sweets So Geek is showing Jurassic Park! Beauty and the Beast Saturday, July 22 through Sunday, August 6 It’s finally here! The Civic Theatre is putting on “Beauty and the Beast” and I heard it’s a wonderful show. 2017 Broadway Street Stroll Sunday, July 23 at 1 p.m. This is one of my favorite events of the entire year. Take a stroll down Broadway to discover what the corridor has to offer while perusing art booths and enjoying local music. It’s beautiful and wonderful in every way. Become a Digital Sherlock Tuesday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m. Is anyone else getting tired of never knowing what to believe on the internet? From politics to Netflix shows, you can’t take anything at face value anymore! Learn from some local experts how to spot truth on the web. Remember, this isn’t all Fort Wayne has to offer. Get...

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