LFW Weekly Fun File
May11

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 go ahead and submit your event to our calendar! Click on the event for more information about times, locations, cost, etc. Hobnobben Film Festival Preview Party Thursday, May 11 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Check out trailers for the 2017 films! Meditation in the Park Thursday, May 11 at 7 p.m. Everyone could use a bit of fresh air and a clear mind. Find both in the park! Visitors Center Open House Friday, May 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn all about the Visitors Center, and enjoy some special treats while you’re at it! Youtheatre’s “James and the Giant Peach” Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, times vary This is such a fun show for the Youtheatre to be putting on! Support our kids’ art and enjoy the show! West Main Street Antique and Vintage Market SPRING 2017 Saturday, May 13 at 9 a.m. Don’t miss your chance to take home some really great finds. Three Rivers Running Company Pink Ribbon Run Saturday, May 13 at 9 a.m. Join the run to benefit breast cancer research! 5th Annual Raptor Expo Saturday, May 13 at from 11 a.m to 6 p.m. Stop by to see these amazing animals! There will be presentations throughout the day. Mary Poppins Movie Sunday, May 14 at 2:30 p.m. Mary Poppins in the Embassy Theatre? What a perfect Mother’s Day. Mommie Dearest and Mimosas – Mother’s Day at Cinema Center Sunday, May 14 at 11 a.m. As part of Downtown Fort Wayne’s Mother’s Day Downtown event, Cinema Center will screen Mommie Dearest! Do something different this year. Mother’s Day Downtown 2017 Sunday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free trolleys to explore downtown! Find the perfect gift for mom, or spend a fun day with her! 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...

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LFW Weekly Fun File
Sep29

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 Uncorked Thursday, September 29 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wine, food (Bravas) and live music (Soul35)! This event is for active YLNI Members and one guest. If you’re not a member of YLNI, join! You can join here: http://bit.ly/2axNOQY 2. Speak Up! An Open Mic Night for Social Justice Thursday, September 29 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. We love how art can help incite change. Bring your talented selves to Pint and Slice and share some beautiful thoughts on how to make the world a better place. 3. Hospitality Uncorked Thursday, September 29 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Music, drinks and food supporting a great cause. Help the Northeast Indiana Hospitality Association raise funds for events and programs, including the Student Scholarship Program. 4. Group Show Art Opening, 1 Year Anniversary, Mega Party Saturday, October 1 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. It’s been a year! There’s the Group Show Art Opening, Affine Food Truck, a bar from Trubble, Conjure Coffee, desserts, discounts, and more! 5. Harvest Fest 2016 Saturday and Sunday October 1 and 2 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Apples, pumpkins, hay and food, all with no cover charge! Join the fall fun! 6. Fort4Fitness Saturday, October 1 It’s race day! 7. Fall Bridal Spectacular Sunday, October 2 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will be over 100 vendors to help prepare all you brides-to-be out there for your big day! 8. Handmade Homemade Sale 2016 Sunday, October 2 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Handmade goodies from local artists. Peruse the selections and support our local, talented friends! 9. Guerrilla Theatre-Open Mic Sunday, October 2 at 8 p.m. Free takeover of the Let’s Comedy open mic night! Anyone who has something to try out, go ahead — give it a try! 10. Flowers on the River 2016 Monday, October 3 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Did you know October is Domestic Violence Awareness month? Flowers will be thrown off of the Martin Luther King, Jr. bridge and into the river in honor of each person whose life has been affected by domestic violence this past year. Don’t Forget: There are...

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LFW Weekly Fun File
Sep01

LFW Weekly Fun File

It’s Labor Day Weekend! Looking for fun things to do in Fort Wayne (besides heading off to the lake or having a picnic)? 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. Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival Wednesday, August 31 through Monday, September 5   Do you love cars? There are events for the entire family! 2. Big Kid Coloring Contest Thursday, September 1 at 6 p.m. Drink beer and color at Trubble. First place gets a $20 gift card. 3. LET’S Comedy Presents: Swipeout Friday, September 2 at 9 p.m. What’s this all about, you say? “We ask a couple of our friends to get on Tinder and invite three of their matches on a date, once those dates arrive we throw them on stage for a dating game. Your host Corey Courrielche will be the man surprising these dates, so come watch him as he tries to avoid getting punched.” … Don’t miss it. 4. 2016 Botanical Roots Concert Series: Zion Lion (Reggae) Friday, September 2 from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. It’s the last Botanical Roots concert! Come enjoy local bands and great food in a beautiful setting. 5. Food n’ Film – Morris From America Premiere Friday, September 2 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Vietnummy is serving food from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., “Morris from America” is screening at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., and there’s an open mic from from freestyle … yea, freestyle. 6. Artisan Fair Saturday, September 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Harness your inner Ron Swanson and attend some woodworking training and demonstrations, grab some grub from Affine and some dessert from Kona Ice, and have a good time! 7. Oktoberfest Tapping Party! Sunday, September 4 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. There’s appetizers and a German Polka Band. I mean, come on … 8. An Evening of Music & Laughter for the Soul II Sunday, September 4 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Comedian Ralphie Roberts and smooth Jazz from Soul35. Tickets get you some food and wine. Check out this off-beat, amazing venue. 9. Get on Board: Get Connected Wednesday, September 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Are you interested in nonprofit board service? Meet nonprofit representatives as...

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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
Jul14

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. Dirt in Our Hands Opening Reception Thursday, July 14 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This exhibit sounds really cool. It “explores the spiritual connections between humans and the natural world.” 2. Your Life Matters Thursday, July 14 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Respect360 in collaboration with RemedyLive are hosting an empowerment session to bring awareness about Indiana’s epidemic of teen suicide attempts. This is an important thing to talk about, and if you have, work with, or care about any teenagers, be sure to attend this free event! 3. Nerdlesque: A Tribute to Cult Classics Friday, July 15 at 9 p.m. (21+ event)   From Grindhouse to Elvira, the Fort Wayne Bombshells pay tribute to favorite cult classic movies in this burlesque show. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Make sure you get there early enough to grab a seat and a drink before the show! 4. Three Rivers Festival Time Varies Yep, it’s on here again. There’s still a TON to do this weekend, including the finale fireworks! 5. Ted’s Market Local Fest Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 17 Celebrate all things local! Support your local vendors! 6. Daniel Tiger’s Reading Adventure Saturday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. We love Daniel Tiger at our house. He’ll be there Saturday! They’ll be reading Daniel Tiger books, and prizes, popcorn, and snow cones will be available for the kiddos! 7. Jazzworks Saturday, July 16, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Local jazz artists will be playing at the Botanical Conservatory prior to the fireworks on Saturday. Enjoy the music, the beautiful atmosphere, and a great view of the fireworks show! 8. Pedal for Pet Promises Saturday, July 16 at 7 p.m. There’s a fundraiser for the ASPCA this Saturday! Listen to some great music, enjoy some good drinks, and support a wonderful cause! 9. Pokemon GO Bar Crawl Saturday, July 16 at 2 p.m. C’mon. It had to happen! Start at The Deck at 2 p.m. and hop around the city, drinking and catching pokemon!   Remember, this isn’t all Fort Wayne has to offer. Check out our events calendar, and...

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