LFW Weekly Fun File
Oct20

LFW Weekly Fun File

October is here! We’ve got a list of the festive fun happening in our city … stay with us this month as things to do get spookier! 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. October Hot Spot Thursday, October 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. It’s that time again! Come out and mingle with fellow professionals while enjoying some great food and drink! 2. Atrium Open House Thursday, October 20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. We have been waiting for this! Food and drinks, tours, and speeches from some of the brightest people in our community. Learn about the value the Atrium is providing! 3. Rocky Horror Picture Show Viewing Party Thursday, October 20 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Trivia, Prizes, and the show you can’t skip during Halloween season. 4. The Mersey Beatles This band is awesome. Also, meet John Lennon’s sister! 5. Halloween Pet Parade Saturday, October 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ahhhh! Pets in costumes for a great cause! 6. 17th Annual River City Rat Race Saturday, October 22 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. There’s a 10K and a 5K, it’s family-friendly, a scenic route, and all proceeds benefit the YMCA.   7. Monster Dash 5k Fun Run/Walk Saturday, October 22 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. I’m not a runner, but this event is so fun! You can walk if you like, costumes are encouraged, and there are prizes! 8. Free Outdoor Movie: Young Frankenstein Saturday, October 22 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. It’s the last free outdoor movie night of the season! Big Apple Pizza, Licensed Bar Services, Time & Space Photo Booths, and more will be there! 9. Pumpkin Patch Party Tuesday, October 25 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This is a great time for the whole family. There’s games, prizes, crafts, entertainment, and lots of candy! Don’t Forget: There are a ton of super awesome fall events happening now! Check out this article, for some of our favorites. It’s also Halloween Season, so you can check out our article Creepin’ It Real for some ideas on some spooky places to visit in the Fort! There are also some...

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LFW Weekly Fun File
Aug18

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. YLNI August Hot Spot Thursday, August 18 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Join us at The Golden this month for the August Hot Spot! 2. Shindigz National Soccer Festival Thursday, August 18 to Saturday, August 20 It’s that time again! High school and collegiate soccer, food and activities. 3. Zoo Brew and Wine Too Friday, August 19 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aaaaah … I love Zoo Brew! It’s so much fun. Walk around the zoo while local food and drink vendors offer samplings of some of your favorites! Local bands perform throughout the night, and all proceeds go to help the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo! 4. Fort Wayne Railroad Open House Friday, August 19 to Sunday, August 21 Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission and $4 train rides. History buffs and train lovers alike will have a great time at this event! 5. Summer Festival WGBJ 102.3FM La Unica, the local Spanish radio station, is hosting a Hispanic festival! They’re boasting the best authentic Mexican and multi-cultural food and a wide variety of entertainment options … all in the hopes of helping our community embrace diversity. Check it out! 6. All IN Block Party Saturday, August 20 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The second All IN Block Party is happening prior to the free outdoor showing of “Gremlins” by Sweets so Geek (see number 7 ). ALL IN is an Indiana Humanities Program that “encourages Hoosiers to think, read and talk.” The block party will promote civic engagement and build community through fun! 7. Free Outdoor Showing of Gremlins After the block party, stick around for a free outdoor showing of “Gremlins!” 8. 5K Run/Walk Saturday, August 20 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Run (or walk) for a cause! It’s a 5K to raise funds and awareness for Polio, sponsored by the Fort Wayne Rotary. 9. VFW End of Summer Party Saturday, August 20 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. An end of summer party with food and activities, a portion of the proceeds will go to help homeless veterans. Tickets are...

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LFW Weekly Fun File
Jul21

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. YLNI Hot Spot Thursday, July 21 at 5:30 Make some friends at Pedal City! 2. Let’s Comedy! Presents: Follow Friday 5: Meltdown in Downtown July 22 at 8 p.m. A night of fun with a variety of funny folks! 3. Java Mama Open House Saturday, July 23 at 11 a.m. Do crafts, have fun with legos, and get the kiddo’s face painted! There will be live acoustic music featuring Jen Fisher, Pop n Fresh, Plumdingo and Sarah Brown. And it’s all free! I love Java Mama, come check out this wonderful place! 4. Pokemon GO! Neighborhood Tours Saturday, July 23 at 4 p.m. Tour all the PokeStops in the area and learn some neat tips and tricks for this game that’s taking the world by storm. 5. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Saturday, July 23 through August 7, times vary This will be an amazing show! Don’t miss it! 6. Fort Wayne Pride July 22 and 23, Time varies There will be a variety of activities throughout the weekend, including the Pride March! 7. K105 Countryfest Saturday, July 23 at 1 p.m. Lee Brice, Jon Pardi, Clare Dunn, Drew Baldridge, LANco and Jordan Rager, should be a fun time! 8. Sweets So Geek Free Outdoor Movie: Labyrinth Saturday, July 23 at 8 p.m. Also a David Bowie appreciation night (that’s reason enough to go, right there). Vietnummy will be there and the charity for the evening is SCAN. Don’t miss it! 9. 98.9 The Bear’s Birthday Bash Sunday, July 24 at 3:30 p.m. Featuring Shinedown, Halestorm, Red Sun Rising and Devour the Day. 10. Allen County Fair July 26-31, times vary It’s fair time! Who doesn’t love the Allen County Fair?! 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!...

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