LFW Weekend Fun File
Feb25

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. Works In Progress Night Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7p           The Philmore on Broadway is hosting an event centered around positive and innovative thinkers. Bring your work (even incomplete) to share with the group! Each artist will have a scheduled share time in which to perform and/or talk about their piece. Not an artist? That’s ok! Come anyway! Admission is FREE. 2. Down the Line Friday, Feb. 26 at 8p You can’t miss the original with its legendary classic-rock covers from rock-solid local bands! The successful Down the Line concert series celebrates 10 years of putting the best bands from Fort Wayne on the Embassy stage, it should be a fun night for everyone! 3. Murder Mystery Overnight Friday, Feb. 26 at 7:30         You get to spend the night at Science Central and try to solve a murder mystery, learning about science and forensics in the process. Who doesn’t think that sounds cool? This is a family friendly event — children 6 and up are welcome with an adult. 4. Young Frankenstein Friday, Feb. 26 at 8p             I saw this show last weekend. LOVED IT. I highly recommend going. The cast is wonderful, the songs are fun, the choreography is on point, and the story is everything you’d want it to be. It was also hilarious. 5. YLNI Winter Farmer’s Market Saturday, Feb. 27 at 9a                 Spring is almost here! In the meantime, grab some fresh and unique produce, meats, baked goods and homemade crafts in an urban setting. It’s perfect. 6. Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show Saturday and Sunday, all day.           Get your Spring Fever on while browsing the over 600 vendors participating in this year’s events. There will be exhibits giving you ideas for both outside and inside your home, as well as educational seminars throughout the weekend. 7. Cinema Center and the Oscars From Mars Saturday, Feb. 27 at 6p           Dress up, participate in live and silent auctions, Oscar trivia, music, food provided by Club Soda, beer and wine, and a FREE screening of the Oscar Nominated short films. There’s also a tribute to...

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LFW Weekend Fun File
Feb11

LFW Weekend Fun File

This weekend is Valentine’s weekend, and I have PLENTY of date ideas for you. You can add these to your typical dinner and flowers and a box of chocolate, or you can make it a totally off-beat date weekend and try all the quirky (but fun) things going on in our city! This isn’t all there is (believe me – I had a terrible time trying to narrow things down) so make sure you check out our calendar for a more comprehensive list! 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. How Sweet it is Wine Tasting Thursday, Jan 11 from 5p – 8p     A delicious evening of wine & chocolate samplings from around the world! 2. Tumbledown at Cinema Center Thursday, February 11, Pre-Show at 7:00 Feature at 7:30             As part of the NY Film Critic Series, there will be an interview with Jason Sudeikis, Rebecca Hall, & Blythe Danner after the showing. Don’t miss! 3. My Cold Hearted Valentine Friday, January 12 at 7p                 Kick off your Valentine’s Day weekend with a night of mystery and mingling. Explore the museum, drink in hand. Interview suspects, and in true Science Central fashion, get “hands-on” while examining the evidence. Drinks and food provided by Hoppy Gnome and JK’s, and dessert is provided by Sweets So Geek. Ah! What a fun, off-beat Valentine’s date night! 4. George Gardner (Void Reunion) Friday, February 12 at 8:30p to 11p         Join a Soirée favorite, George Gardner from Void Reunion, for a night of friendly hangs at the offices of One Lucky Guitar. BYO and support local musicians! 5. YLNI Farmer’s Market Saturday, February 13 at 9a – 1p           The usual: good eats, great buys, support your local businesses. Not only do I look forward to these Saturdays, but the kids love going as well! 6. Cupid’s Chocolate Chase Saturday, February 13 at 8:45 am           You can run (or walk if you’re me) in support of the ALS association. At the end of the run, you get chocolate. I might get into running if someone gave me chocolate every time. Our resident runner wrote a piece about the event, check it out! 7. Fun at the City Exchange Shops                 There’s a Matilda Jane pop-up in collaboration with The Good Ones (dying — my daughter has so many Matilda Jane clothes it’s...

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