13. Oct.

Wednesdays on Wayne concert: First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St., Fort Wayne. 12:15 p.m. Free and open to the public. Ashlee McCrory, mezzo soprano, Elaina Robbins, soprano, and Ian Williams, baritone. McCrory, Robbins and Williams, all performers and educators with Heartland Sings, will offer a program of favorite opera arias and songs. They will be accompanied by Geoffrey North.

14. Oct.

Haunted Nebraska walking tour: Meet on the sidewalk outside the Redwood Inn, 1400 block of West Main Street. 7 p.m. Same-day tickets $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and younger; cash and correct change only. Get details and discounted advance tickets at archfw.org.

Band Concert: Rhinehart Music Center, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Join the return of our full ensemble as we feature Professor of Trombone Andy Hicks on Jay Rush’s Concerto for Bass Trombone. Other works include those by Nishimura, Dean Taylor, Pann’s Slalom, and Wagner’s Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral.

Disorderly Bear Den: Fort Wayne Community Center, 233 W. Main St., Fort Wayne. 6:30 p.m. Visitors welcome. The meeting is casual and lasts for approximately 2 hours. The Disorderly Bear Den is looking for new members (or friends) to help give teddy bears to children in trauma situations and lonely adults. For more information, contact Laura Haneline at llhaneline@gmail.com or 260-557-2734.

15. Oct.

Hobnobben Film Festival: Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. Today’s schedule begins at 10:45 a.m. Individual film tickets are $10. Read the full schedule and pricing options and shop for in-person and virtual tickets at cinemacenter.org/hobnobben-2021-schedule.

Fish and tenderloin fry: Southwest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne. 5-7 p.m. $10 for adults, $5 for ages 5 and under. All-you-can-eat dine-in meals have resumed. Carry-outs also available. Fish fries normally are offered the first and third Fridays of every month.

16. Oct.

Allen County Marketplace: Huntertown Family Park, 2114 Woods Road, Huntertown. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Vendors and food trucks may call 269-873-3481, email at Allencomarketplace@gmail.com, or visit Allen County Marketplace on Facebook. Marketplace is the third Saturday of each month through October.

Hobnobben Film Festival: Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. Today’s schedule begins at 10 a.m. Individual film tickets are $10. Read the full schedule and pricing options and shop for in-person and virtual tickets at cinemacenter.org/hobnobben-2021-schedule.

Pancake breakfast: VFW Jim Eby Post 857, 2202 W. Main St., Fort Wayne. 8-11 a.m. Open to the public. $5 for several breakfast choices, includes coffee and juice. Sponsored by Marine Corps League Detachment 1435. Post 857 is at the corner of West Main Street and Leesburg Road.

Benefit for Woodburn Christian Children’s Home: Woodlan High School, 1725 Woodburn Road, Woodburn. Silent auction and dinner at 4 p.m. Live auction at 5 p.m. No ticket required for auction. Call 260-632-5551 for details.

Fort Wayne’s Farmers Market: Parkview Field, 285 W. Douglas Ave., Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The market has moved back to its winter home. Expect food trucks outside the ball park.

South Side Farmers Market: 3300 Warsaw St., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Open every Saturday through mid-December.

YLNI Winter Market: Pearl and Ewing streets, downtown Fort Wayne: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana now operates a winter market in the former Aunt Millie’s space at the Perfection Baking Co.

Third Saturday: Reclaimed Fort Wayne Salvage Co., 1514 St. Joseph Blvd, Fort Wayne. 10-4 p.m. Resident Art05 Artists open their private/working studios to the public. See their art offerings and add to your collection. Enjoy sharing conversation with the artists while you watch them work and commission a piece created just for you.

Tox Away Saturday: Allen County Hazardous Waste Facility, 2260 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne. 9-2 p.m. The City’s Solid Waste Department, along with the Allen County Department of Environmental Management will offer another Tox-Away Day. Residents should enter off of Lima Road onto Ft. Recovery Road. Residents should bring cash or personal check to cover the disposal costs. Credit cards will not be accepted. Typical items for disposal include automotive products, batteries, fertilizers, fire extinguishers, fluorescent light bulbs, herbicides, household cleaners, mercury, paint, pesticides, pool chemicals and propane tanks.

17. Oct.

Hobnobben Film Festival: Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. Today’s schedule begins at 10 a.m. Individual film tickets are $10. Read the full schedule and pricing options and shop for in-person and virtual tickets at cinemacenter.org/hobnobben-2021-schedule.

Organ recital: Zion Lutheran Church, 2313 S. Hanna St., Fort Wayne. 3 p.m. Admission is free and the recital is open to the public. The organist is Kola Owolabi, professor of organ at the University of Notre Dame. Owolabi will perform works by Craig Phillips, César Franck, Camille Saint-Saëns, Petr Eben, William Farley-Smith, Adolphus Hailstork and Rachel Laurin.

Handmade Homemade Sale: Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Road, Fort Wayne. Noon-5 p.m. Start your holiday shopping. Crafters and artisans sell their handmade homemade goods in the Wolf Family Learning Center and Old Barn. Interested in vending? Call or email Eden at 260-427-6008 or eden.lamb@cityoffortwayne.org to request an application.

20. Oct.

Wednesdays on Wayne concert: First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St., Fort Wayne. 12:15 p.m. Free and open to the public. Fort Wayne Philharmonic principal cellist Andre Gaskins will perform the 2nd cello sonata by Johannes Brahms.

21. Oct.

Haunted Lakeside walking tour: Meet on Edgewater Avenue just east of the Columbia Avenue bridge. 7 p.m. Same-day tickets $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and younger; cash and correct change only. Get details and discounted advance tickets at archfw.org.

22. Oct.

Fish fry: Southwest Sport Club, 3102 Ardmore Ave., Fort Wayne. 4:30-7 p.m. The cost of the meal is $10 for adults and $4 for children 6-10.

23. Oct.

Haunted Wells Street walking tour: Meet at the corner of Wells and Fourth streets. 10 a.m. Same-day tickets $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and younger; cash and correct change only. Get details and discounted advance tickets at archfw.org.

Fort Wayne’s Farmers Market: Parkview Field, 285 W. Douglas Ave., Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The market has moved back to its winter home. Expect food trucks outside the ball park.

South Side Farmers Market: 3300 Warsaw St., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Open every Saturday through mid-December.

YLNI Winter Market: Pearl and Ewing streets, downtown Fort Wayne: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana now operates a winter market in the former Aunt Millie’s space at the Perfection Baking Co.

Charlie’s Birthday Bash: Rich’s Auto Center, 2135 Sandpoint Road, Fort Wayne. 1-3 p.m. This party for Charlie — the shop dog — is a fundraiser for Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry. Guests are asked to bring pet food or cash.

Native Plant Propagation Series: Eagle Marsh, 6801 Engle Rd., Fort Wayne. 1-3 p.m. In this workshop, participants go on a short hike to identify and collect seed heads of a few native plant species, then head back to the barn to clean them, package them, and discuss proper storage. Use these seeds to start your own native habitat in your backyard, or help restore preserves by growing plants with Little River Wetlands Project. Advance registration required at https://www.lrwp.org/events.

25. Oct.

Author to visit: Congregation Achduth Vesholom (The Temple), 5200 Old Mill Road, Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. Mark Oppenheimer is the author of “Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood.” The evening will include a Q&A, refreshments, and a book signing. Books will be available for purchase. In-person attendees must wear masks while in the building. To attend remotely on Zoom, RSVP to the Temple office at office@templecav.org no later than 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, to get the link.

26. Oct.

Fort Wayne Area Community Band concert: John & Ruth Rhinehart Music Center at Purdue Fort Wayne. Downbeat is 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the box office before the concert. Adults tickets are $8, seniors $7, children 18 and under are free, PFW students are free with ID, non-PFW students $4 with ID. Parking is free in the garage across from the Rhinehart Center. The 80 FWACB musicians will play “Classics, Classics, Classics” and a medley of LeRoy Anderson compositions that includes “Syncopated Clock,” “Blue Tango” and “Bugler’s Holiday.” In addition, they’ll perform “The Music Makers,” “Shenandoah,” “Nightride,” “Tidewater Fanfare” and more.

27. Oct.

Wednesdays on Wayne concert: First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St., Fort Wayne. 12:15 p.m. Free and open to the public. Brianna England, soprano. New Purdue Fort Wayne voice faculty Brianna England will perform an eclectic program of operatic favorites, jazz standards, and more.

28. Oct.

Haunted West Central walking tour: Meet on the Wayne Street side of Library Plaza. 7 p.m. Same-day tickets $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and younger; cash and correct change only. Get details and discounted advance tickets at archfw.org.

29. Oct.

Halloween at the Park: Huntertown Family Park, 2302 Woods Road, Huntertown, IN 46748, 6-9 p.m. Treat Trail, Music and Food Stations will be open from 6-8 p.m. The Forest of Fear will be open from 6-9 p.m. A $2 donation or $5 wristband will allow for unlimited trips. The Forest of Fear is hosted by From This Day Forward.

Trick or Treat Parade: New Haven Community Center, 7500 S.R.930 E, Fort Wayne. 11-12 p.m. Let’s dress up and show off our Halloween costumes. Join us for this fun, safe, indoor, merry not scary parade of costumes through the New Haven Community Center. We invite senior citizens, volunteers, and businesses to reserve a table, dress up and pass out candy to the little ones, call the Park Office at 260-749-2212 for details. Register at www.newhaven.in.gov/439/Halloween-Happenings.

30. Oct.

At the Movies: Songs of the Silver Screen: Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 or $20 for students (plus applicable fees). Tickets can be purchased at fwembassytheatre.org, ticketmaster.com or the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy, 260-424-5665. The program is a shared project of the Embassy Theatre and Three Rivers Music Theatre.

Fort Wayne’s Farmers Market: Parkview Field, 285 W. Douglas Ave., Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The market has moved back to its winter home. Expect food trucks outside the ball park.

South Side Farmers Market: 3300 Warsaw St., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Open every Saturday through mid-December.

YLNI Winter Market: Pearl and Ewing streets, downtown Fort Wayne: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana now operates a winter market in the former Aunt Millie’s space at the Perfection Baking Co.

Halloween at the Park: Huntertown Family Park, 2302 Woods Road, Huntertown, IN 46748, 4-9 p.m.The Chalk Walk will begin at 4 p.m. and the Costume Contest will begin at 5 p.m. Treat Trail, Music and Food Stations will be open from 6-8 p.m. The Forest of Fear will be open from 6-9 p.m. A $2 donation or $5 wristband will allow for unlimited trips. The Forest of Fear is hosted by From This Day Forward.

Myths and Creepy Crawlies: Eagle Marsh, 6801 Engle Rd., Fort Wayne. 12:30-2 p.m. Join Little River Wetlands Project at Eagle Marsh, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne, as we learn debunk common myths about different critters. Participants will also learn about the lives of some of the coolest creepy crawly critters. Please dress for the weather, boots are recommended. Advanced registration required at https://www.lrwp.org/events.

31 Oct.

Arcola Community Association: House decorating competition during Trick-or-Teat: 5-7 p.m. Homeowners in Arcola have the opportunity to get creative and win a $50 gift card, plus the winner’s yard will be adorned with a sign proclaiming them to have won the “Spooky Spirit Award.” Those wishing to participate must register with their name, address and phone number at the Arcola Community Thrift Store no later than by the end of business hours on Oct. 28. Ballots can be picked up at the Arcola Community Thrift Store at 11400 Arcola Road.

3. Nov.

Volun-beering: Hop River Brewing Company,1515 N. Harrison St., Fort Wayne. 6-8 p.m. Join Little River Wetlands Project and other volunteers in the community at Hop River Brewing company for an evening of stewardship and volunteering. This is a great way to support us at Little River Wetlands Project and a local brewery. This is an all ages venue; children are welcome. Advanced registration required at https://www.lrwp.org/events.

4. Nov.

Old Fort Cluster Dog Show: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. https://www.memorialcoliseum.com/

Corned beef on rye fundraiser: Congregation Achduth Vesholom, 5200 Old Mill Road, Fort Wayne. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Drive-thru only. The price is $18 through Oct. 22; visit www.templecav.org or call 260-744-4245. Proceeds from the 19th annual Corned Beef on Rye — Sure to Satisfy fundraiser help support programs at the temple.

5. Nov.

Fish and pork tenderloin fry: Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Fort Wayne. 4:30-7:30 p.m. $10 adults, $5 children. All-you-can-eat fish and pork tenderloin with scalloped potatoes, coleslaw, dessert and coffee. Full service bar available with German and domestic beer, wine and other beverages and soft drinks. Carry out is available. Sponsored by Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor.

Fish and tenderloin fry: Southwest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne. 5-7 p.m. $10 for adults, $5 for ages 5 and under. All-you-can-eat dine-in meals have resumed. Carry-outs also available. Fish fries normally are offered the first and third Fridays of every month.

Old Fort Cluster Dog Show: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. https://www.memorialcoliseum.com/

6. Nov.

4th annual fall craft and vendor showcase: Mizpah Shrine Center, 1015 Memorial Way, Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Presented by Teti Sheri Temple No. 60 of Daughters of the Nile. Proceeds go to Teti Sheri general fund.

Trader Days: Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free to the public. Shop for traditional crafts, goods and wares, and enjoy hands-on demonstrations and interactive educational programs. Sponsored by The History Center.

Book club, online or in person: Attend in person at Harlan United Methodist Church, 16434 S.R. 37, Harlan, or participate online. Book talks are offered from 10 a.m.-noon the first Saturday of each month, To obtain a link, email pastor the Rev. Catherine Koziatek at revcat@comcast.net. The Nov. 6 topic will be “The Good Earth,” by Pearl S. Buck.

Old Fort Cluster Dog Show: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. https://www.memorialcoliseum.com/

Fort Wayne’s Farmers Market: Parkview Field, 285 W. Douglas Ave., Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The market has moved back to its winter home. Expect food trucks outside the ball park.

South Side Farmers Market: 3300 Warsaw St., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Open every Saturday through mid-December.

7. Nov.

Trader Days: Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne. Noon-4 p.m. Free to the public. Shop for traditional crafts, goods and wares, and enjoy hands-on demonstrations and interactive educational programs. Sponsored by The History Center.

Old Fort Cluster Dog Show: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. https://www.memorialcoliseum.com/

8. Nov.

Civil War Round Table of North East Indiana: Allen County Public Library, main downtown library. 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Dick Tagtmeyer at 260-745-1081, or email CWRTNEI@aol.com. The group meets on the second Monday of each month, February through November, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Members pay a nominal annual membership fee ($20) which is used to help defray expenses of guest speakers coming from out of town. Guests are welcome.

13. Nov.

Annual craft bazaar: Martini Lutheran Church, 333 Moeller Road, New Haven. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Presented by the Altar Circle of Martini Lutheran Church. A light breakfast and lunch will be available at a minimal cost. There will be a variety of crafts and products such as Christmas gifts and ornaments. Anyone interested in having a booth may call Jennifer Frey at 260-446-8918 or email martinibazaar@gmail.com or call Florence Wietfeldt at 260-403-1744 for a registration form and information letter. The cost of a booth is $35.

Fort Wayne Hamfest & Computer Expo: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday admission: $6. Children under 12 (with adult) are free.

Fort Wayne’s Farmers Market: Parkview Field, 285 W. Douglas Ave., Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The market has moved back to its winter home. Expect food trucks outside the ball park.

South Side Farmers Market: 3300 Warsaw St., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Open every Saturday through mid-December.

Christkindlmarkt: Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor holds its 17th annual German Christmas market. Featuring two stories of vendors offering ornaments and other goods. Bratwurst, hot spiced wine and baked goods available. Saint Nikolos available for photos from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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