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BOOKS

THURSDAY

Scientist-author Robin Wall Kimmerer – Book signing and discussion of “Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants”; 6:30 pm; auditorium of Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; $ 20; to register, go to acreslandtrust.org/specialevents or call 637-2273; hosted by ACRES Land Trust.

DANCE

FRIDAY

Legion dance – Justus III; 7 to 10 pm; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; $ 5; open to public; 456-2988.

WEDNESDAY

Legion dance – Melvin Mullins; 5:30 to 8:30 pm; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; $ 5; open to public; 456-2988.

FESTIVALS

ALL WEEKEND

Germanfest – Various dates and times; for more information on events, go to germanfest.org.

WEDNESDAY AND

THURSDAY

Huntington Heritage Days – Downtown Huntington; various times and events; go to http://visithuntington.org/event/huntington-heritage-days-june-15-19-2022; ends June 19.

HOLIDAY

SUNDAY

Elders Jubilee – Juneteenth Macknificent Freedom Fest; 2 to 4 pm; Turner Chapel, 836 E. Jefferson Blvd .; $ 20; honors community elders brunch, awards and live entertainment; more information and to register, MacknificentFreedomFest.com.

MONDAY

Taste of Culture – Juneteenth Macknificent Freedom Fest; 6 to 8 pm; The Impact Center, 3420 E. Paulding Road; includes food trucks, buskers, music, cultural displays; more information, MacknificentFreedomFest.com.

THURSDAY

Reggae Fest – Juneteenth Macknificent Freedom Fest; 6 to 9 pm; The Health Hut Wellness Center, 3304 Fairfield Ave .; food and music; more information, MacknificentFreedomFest.com.

MUSEUMS

ALL WEEKEND

The Old Fort – 10 am to 5 pm; Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 4 pm Sunday; 1201 Spy Run Ave .; tour buildings of replica fort, talk with soldiers about military life on Saturday and Sunday; free donations accepted; oldfortwayne.org ends July 31.

Science Central – “Our Weakening Web: The Story of Extinction,” ends May 29; 1950 N. Clinton St .; regular museum prices, $ 12 at the door, $ 10 online ages 3 and older, free members 2 and younger; hours, 424 -2400 or www.sciencecentral.org. New permanent exhibit, “Pixel Pegs,” features large pegboard with LED backlighting, allowing visitors to create designs.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Emergence: Live Butterfly Exhibit,” ends June 26; 1100 S. Calhoun St .; $ 7 adults, $ 5 ages 3-17, free 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or www.botanicalconservatory.org ..

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – “Evolution of American Car Mascots and Hood Ornaments,” featuring selections from the Jon Zoler collection through March; also, “Luster: Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Painting” traveling exhibition from Wednesday through Jan. a rare 1948 Tucker from the Richard H. Driehaus Collection at Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage will remain on display until Aug. 15; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; information at 260-925-1444 or www.automobilemuseum.org.

The History Center – 302 E. Berry St .; 10 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm Saturday and noon to 5 pm Sunday; call 426-2882 or go to www.fwhistorycenter.com.

National Auto & Truck Museum – Features replica of dealership with Auburns and Cords on display; also, GM Futurliner; 1000 Gordon M. Buehring Place, Auburn; hours, 9 am to 5 pm daily; $ 10 adults, $ 5 ages 5 to 12; natmus .org.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum – 2122 O’Day Road; 11 am to 4 pm; also open Monday and Thursday; free admission; grounds open 24/7 or museum by appointment by calling 267-5022; www.honoringforever.org.

RECREATION

SUNDAY

Lake City Skiers – 6:30 pm; Hidden Lake, Warsaw; pre-show starting at 6 pm; ski shows on Tuesdays and Sundays; free; www.lakecityskiers.org.

TUESDAY

Trek the Trails – 6 pm; Public Safety Academy, 7602 Patriot Crossing; for more information, go to fwtrails.org/events/trek-the-trails.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Fort Wayne Quilt Fest – Hosted by Appleseed Quilters Guild; 9 am to 6 pm Friday and 9 am to 4 pm Saturday; Grand Wayne Convention Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd .; $ 8 one day, $ 12 both days; $ 15 for schoolhouse mini workshops wristband; features hundreds of quilts, vendor mall, demonstrations and boutique; for more information, go to fwquiltfest.com.

SATURDAY

Historic Harrison Hill Home and Garden Tour – 10 am to 4 pm; features tour of 10 historic homes and gardens and two churches; tickets are $ 15 advance at HarrisonHillFW.com or $ 18 day of event, free for ages 12 and younger; tickets can be picked up in the grassy boulevard of South Harrison Street; parking available at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Harrison Hill Elementary or through neighborhood; for more information, go to HarrisonHillFW.com.

Allen County Marketplace – 9 am to 3 pm; Huntertown Family Park, Huntertown; open air market featuring produce, artisans and boutiques.

Ft. Wayne’s Farmers Market – 9 am to 1 pm; outdoors, McCulloch Park, 1790 Broadway.

YLNI Farmers Market – 9 am to 1 pm; along Barr and Berry streets downtown; ends Sept. 24.

South Side Farmers Market – 8 am to 1 pm; 3300 Warsaw St .; ends mid-December.

Wabash Farmers Market – 8 am to noon; Honeywell Center / Wabash Elks parking lot, downtown Wabash; ends Sept. 24.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

“Siege of Fort Wayne 1812” – Re-enactment by Historic Fort Wayne; 10 am to 5 pm Saturday and 10 am to 4 pm Sunday; The Old Fort, 1201 Spy Run Ave .; free, but donations accepted; oldfortwayne.org.

SUNDAY

Grande Page Pipe Organ and silent film – Screening of “Blood and Sand” with organ accompaniment by Dennis James; 3 pm; Embassy Theater, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd .; $ 10, free for ages 12 and younger and 65 and older.

TUESDAY

River Drums – 4 to 10 pm; Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St .; drumming, dancing, music and food trucks; free.

TUESDAY

AND WEDNESDAY

Shipshewana Flea Market – 8 am to 4 pm; 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana; ends Sept. 30.

WEDNESDAY

Salomon Farmers’ Market – 4 to 7 pm; Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Road; ends Sept. 7.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“The Unseen” – Playground 630; 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday and 2 pm Sunday; Purdue University Fort Wayne, Kettler Hall Studio Theater, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd .; $ 20; 416-4461 or playground630@gmail.com.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

“Bright Star” – Arena Dinner Theater; dinner at 7 pm, show at 8 pm; 719 Rockhill St .; $ 40; 422-4226 or arenadinnertheatre.org; ends June 25.

“Cinderella!” – Wagon Wheel Center; 8 pm Friday and 7 pm Saturday; 2515 E. Center St., Warsaw; $ 40 adults, $ 35 ages 60 and older, $ 20 ages 13 to college student and $ 15 ages 12 and younger; www. wagonwheelcenter.org.

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