LFW Weekend Fun File
Jan14

LFW Weekend Fun File

Our calendar is full of fantastic events taking place around our city, so be sure to check it out for a more exhaustive list. In the meantime, here’s a quick peak at some of the things we are looking forward to this week! 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. Savor Fort Wayne January 13 – 24th Great deals at great restaurants around Fort Wayne! Join in on the Diner of the Day Contest or the Favorite Server Contest while you try menu items from some of Fort Wayne’s favorites! 2. Girls Night Out at Trubble Brewing Thurs, January 14, 6:30pm Hosted by Northeast Indiana Girls Pint Out, enjoy some great food and even better beer at Trubble! 3. 2nd Thursday Paradigm at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art Thurs, January 14, 5pm  Enjoy free admission, edibles and a cash bar with friends. 4. Early Art Exploration Sat, January 16, 10am – 11am I’m so excited for this! Preschool Children get to discover a variety of art forms and techniques. Parents learn about developmental milestones in their children’s lives and how art plays a role in physical and cognitive growth. 5. Wildlife Signs: Who Winters Here? Sat, January 16, 9:30am – 10:30am I’m babysitting this weekend and I was looking for (free) fun stuff to do with elementary age children. This sounds perfect. Through Little River Wetlands Project, there will be interactive projects and exploring the marsh for winter animals. 6. Winter Warmer Sat, January 16, 2pm – 5pm Have some winter fun at JK’s! Don’t worry, the tent behind the pub will be heated. 7. Musical Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. Sun, January 17, 4:00pm – 5:30pm The program tells the story of MLK’s dream of justice and peace in music and drama. Featuring Heartland Sings. It should be a great production! 8. January Gallery Cleanup at Wunderkammer Sun, January 17, 5pm – 9pm Wunderkammer is hosting monthly cleanup days for volunteers to come clean, paint, dust, etc. Snacks provided! 9. 200@200 – Iconic Fort Wayne  Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016 The opening of the History Center’s tribute to Indiana’s Bicentennial. How has our city changed? Check it out! 10. Romeo and Juliet Wed, January 20, 7:30pm  The State Ballet Theatre of Russia presents Romeo and Juliet, a Full-Length Ballet in Three Acts, at the Embassy on Jan. 20, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. It’s going to be great. 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...

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LFW Fun File
Oct29

LFW Fun File

Happy Halloween Fun Filers! Here are 13 spooky events. (Well some of them are!) Please email us at info@livingfortwayne.com to see your event on our weekly Fun File and our calendar. We have more events on our calendar! Check them out. 1. Monster Mash at The Philmore 2. Wunderkammer Company Next Opening: “Bizarre Bazaar”, Kasey Lee: “Cline-Pop”, Mariah Wynn: “Cosmic Constructions” 3. Annie’s Craft Festival 4. 9th Annual New to You Sale 5. “Fossil Formation, Excursions, and Extractions” 6. “A Christmas Story, The Musical” preview at Science Central 7. Philharmonic Pops 1 – Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas 8. Alice in Wonderland Halloween Gala 9. Halloween Party for Preschoolers! 10. Sweets So Geek 1 Year Anniversary Celebration! 11. First Annual Ghost Hunt & Historic Old Fort Tour 12. Nick’s Halloween Costume Party with Good Night Gracie 13. A Team of Their Own Fort Wayne...

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LFW Fun File
Oct01

LFW Fun File

We have a little bit of everything for you this week on our LFW Fun File. Please enjoy! As always, if you want to see your event on our LFW Fun File, email us at info@livingfortwayne.com! Check out our calendar for even more events. 1. Jazz Guitarist Kevin Eubanks in Concert with the IPFW Jazz Ensemble 2. 2015 Bust A Move 3. Sci-Fi Central 4. 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s 5. M.I.A.M.I.-Wikiami cattail matting 6. Better Block Days! 7. Philharmonic Masterworks 1 – Rachmaninoff and Dvorak 8. University of Saint Francis 125th Anniversary Mass & Reception  9. Trees Trail Challenge 10. Let’s Comedy! – Bobcat...

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Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown!
Sep09

Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown!

It can’t be that time of the year already, can it? Summer is winding down, the weather is swiftly turning, everyone’s back in school, and… it’s almost time for another Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown (BAT) event! Make that the 17th annual BAT, that is. For 17 years now, this event (put on by Visit Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne’s Convention and Visitors Bureau) has been giving locals the opportunity to experience some of the best attractions our city has to offer–for FREE. Here’s how the program works: 1. Pick up a passport at any Fort Wayne Kroger or Old National Bank location or download a printable one-page Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown Passport online. 2. On Sunday, September 13th from noon – 5 p.m., you and your friends and family will be able to visit 12 of Fort Wayne’s participating attractions and museums for FREE. Just use your passport to gain free admission to all attractions. (You only need one passport for your entire party). Here is the list of attractions and museums participating: African/African-American History Museum The African/African American Historical Museum holds exhibits on Africa, African-American inventors, musicians, and local entrepreneurs, as well as pioneers in business, education, social work, and health. Exhibits also feature general local history, the Underground Railroad, and a sports archive featuring athletes who started their sports careers right here in the Fort. Allen County Courthouse This is the only time during the year you’re allowed to take a camera into the Courthouse! Visit this National Historic Landmark and learn about its cultural legacy. This building is a premier example of Beaux Arts architecture and is one of the largest and most elegant courthouses in the nation. Artlink Contemporary Gallery Artlink is more than just an art gallery, it’s an organization that connects artists with the community and the community with the arts. Artlink hosts 28 exhibits each year and has a robust education programming schedule for both kids and adults. The gallery will feature “Maurice Papier: A Retrospective” during BAT. Cathedral Museum Located on the lower level of Archbishop Noll Catholic Center, the Cathedral Museum houses religious artifacts dating back to the times of Jesus Christ and Abraham. The Cathedral Bookstore, located on the first floor, carries a large selection of books, gifts, religious articles, and church supplies. Embassy Theatre Built in 1928, the historic Embassy Theatre features Broadway productions, headliner concerts, educational programming, community events, and cinema. Experience a self-guided tour of the Embassy and Indiana Hotel Lobby and listen to the famous sounds of the Grande Page Organ. Plan extra time for an all-ages scavenger hunt activity, too....

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