8. Sept.

The Dean’s List jazz group plays Summer Nights at the Embassy: Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 5 p.m. Limit of 4 tickets per order. Standard tickets $5 plus fees. http://fwembassytheatre.org

ServSafe all-day training and exam: Purdue Extension of Allen County, on the Purdue Fort Wayne Campus, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne. Geared toward food handlers who need to obtain a Retail Food Handling Certificate. Photo ID with signature is required for exams. The cost of the exam with the book is $115. The cost of exam-only events is $65. Registration is required in advance in order to receive a textbook and avoid a $20 late fee. English and Spanish exams are available. To register, visit purdue.edu/servesafe or call 765-494-6794.

9. Sept.

Salute to First Responders: Promenade Park, Fort Wayne. 11 a.m. Better Business Bureau hosts a Salute to First Responders in honor of the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Miss Pride of Indiana USA Lydia Tremaine will sing the national anthem, and a short program will follow including BBB President and CEO Marjorie Stephens, Lt. Corey Culler from the Indiana State Police, the Rev. Donovan Coley with Fort Wayne Rescue Mission, and other. A free lunch, sponsored by Hall’s Catering, will be provided to the first 150 first responders following the program. The public is welcome to attend. A freewill donation will be received and all proceeds will benefit a charity serving first responders. Donate here: PayPal.me/BBBNIN.

Lunch on Canal Landing: Canal Landing Park, near Main Street and Broadway, New Haven. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Featuring food trucks, vendors and music. Sponsored by the Markets of New Haven committee.

10. Sept.

Fridays in September: Trinity English Lutheran Church, 450 W. Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne, in the church nave. 12:10-12:40 p.m. Today’s music for harpsichord and instruments features John Rutter’s Suite Antique for Flute, Strings, and Harpsichord, with Vivianne Belanger on flute, Evan Anderson on harpsichord, and a string ensemble from the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Players’ Association. Due to ongoing issues related to COVID, no lunch will be offered. Trinity English Lutheran Church asks that all be prepared to wear masks within the building.

Benefit concert: ACRES Land Trust Dustin Barn, 1992 Chapman Road, Huntertown. 6:30 p.m. Admission is free; free-will donations are encouraged. The concert features Soltre, a group of four multi-instrumentalists and singers, who will perform folk music in the Irish and American traditions. Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs, blankets and beverages to this outdoor event. Proceeds will benefit the land trust’s capital campaign, a project to expand the ACRES headquarters at the Dustin Nature Preserve.

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.

Roanoke Farmers Market: Main Street, downtown Roanoke. Locally grown produce, and flowers, plants, baked goods and handmade items. 5-8 p.m. Tonight’s market is the last of the season.

Historic West Main Street Farmers Market: 1936 W. Main St., Fort Wayne. 3-7:30 p.m. A popular outdoor market featuring fresh produce, food trucks and artisan creations. Open every Friday into October..

11. Sept.

Fire department fundraiser: Aboite Township Fire Department, 11321 Aboite Center Road, Fort Wayne. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Drive-thru only. Selling Nelson’s chicken and pit potatoes.

5th annual Second Chances Art Exhibit: Blue Jacket campus, 2826 S. Calhoun St., Fort Wayne. 6-8 p.m. Tickets $20; visit eventbrite.com. Evening features food and live music. The Second Chances Art Exhibit shares success stories of Career Academy graduates. Some pieces of art will be available for purchase, for $20 to $60.

Swinney Homestead open house: Fort Wayne’s Historic 1844 Swinney Homestead in Swinney Park, 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. Walk-through tours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. No fee. Members of Settlers Inc. will share history of the homestead and the Swinney family. (260-637-8622) www.settlersinc.org.

Airplane rides for children: Smith Field Airport, 426 W. Ludwig Road, Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 2 (EAA2) is giving children ages 8-17 a free airplane ride in small airplanes. It’s the only program of its kind with the sole mission to introduce and inspire kids in the world of aviation. Registration is required at YEday.org. Learn more about the organization at eaa2.org.

12. Sept.

Swinney Homestead open house: Fort Wayne’s Historic 1844 Swinney Homestead in Swinney Park, 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. Walk-through tours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. No fee. Members of Settlers Inc. will share history of the homestead and the Swinney family. (260-637-8622) www.settlersinc.org.

Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown: Noon-5 p.m. The Old Fort, 1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne, is one of the stops on this sightseeing tour of downtown Fort Wayne. Visit over 17 Fort Wayne museums and attractions for free today. Follow visitfortwayne.com for updates.

Liberty Cruisers cruise-in: Liberty Diner, 929 Gohen Road at Coliseum Boulevard, Fort Wayne. 5-7:30 p.m. See hot rods and modified vehicles. Libertycruisers.com.

13. Sept.

Civil War Round Table of North East Indiana: Allen County Public Library, main downtown library. 6 p.m. John Summerlot will speak on “Indiana University and the Civil War.” Public welcome. For more information, contact Dick Tagtmeyer at 260-745-1081, or email CWRTNEI@aol.com or go to the Facebook page at CWRTNEI. 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.

14. Sept.

Rotary Big Easy Fall Feast: Concourse at Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St., Fort Wayne. 4:30-8 p.m. $50. Register at eventbrite.com. Enjoy New Orleans sty;e cuisine, a bourbon tasting, and a silent auction. Entertainment by the Sweetwater Allstars jazz band. Proceeds will support Wellspring on Wheels and scholarships for the Interact students at Wayne New Tech High School and Homestead High School.

15. Sept.

The Dean’s List jazz group plays Summer Nights at the Embassy: Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 5 p.m. Limit of 4 tickets per order. Standard tickets $5 plus fees. http://fwembassytheatre.org

17. Sept.

Fridays in September: Trinity English Lutheran Church, 450 W. Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne, in Krauss Chapel. 12:10-12:40 p.m. Music for organ and instruments features Derek Devine, oboe; Andrew Lott, trumpet; Robert Hobby, organ; and Adrian Mann, bass. Due to ongoing issues related to COVID, no lunch will be offered. Trinity English Lutheran Church asks that all be prepared to wear masks within the building.

Historic West Main Street Farmers Market: 1936 W. Main St., Fort Wayne. 3-7:30 p.m. A popular outdoor market featuring fresh produce, food trucks and artisan creations. Open every Friday into October.

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 are offered the first and third Fridays of every month.

18. Sept.

Settlers’ Pioneer Village at the Johnny Appleseed Festival: Johnny Appleseed/Archer Park, 1502 Harry W. Baals Drive, Fort Wayne. Free admission, but charge for parking. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (260) 637-8622. Proceeds from this event support maintenance of Fort Wayne’s Historic Swinney Homestead.

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.

19. Sept.

Settlers’ Pioneer Village at the Johnny Appleseed Festival: Johnny Appleseed/Archer Park, 1502 Harry W. Baals Drive, Fort Wayne. Free admission, but charge for parking. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (260) 637-8622. Proceeds from this event support maintenance of Fort Wayne’s Historic Swinney Homestead.

23. Sept.

Lunch on Canal Landing: Canal Landing Park, near Main Street and Broadway, New Haven. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Featuring food trucks, vendors and music. Sponsored by the Markets of New Haven committee.

24. Sept.

Fridays in September: Trinity English Lutheran Church, 450 W. Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne, in Krauss Chapel. 12:10-12:40 p.m. Today’s music for solo organ features Evan Anderson. Due to ongoing issues related to COVID, no lunch will be offered. Trinity English Lutheran Church asks that all be prepared to wear masks within the building.

Historic West Main Street Farmers Market: 1936 W. Main St., Fort Wayne. 3-7:30 p.m. A popular outdoor market featuring fresh produce, food trucks and artisan creations. Open every Friday into October.

26. Sept.

Concert: First Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Wayne St., Fort Wayne; in the church sanctuary. 4 p.m. Free and open to the public; free-will offering will be accepted. The First Presbyterian 2021-22 Music Series opens with “Organ +” with Brent Neuenschwander at the organ. Neuenschwander is joined by Yana Bourkova-Morunov on the violin, Pavel Morunov on the oboe Matt Walter and Todd Ward, Trumpets and First Pres section leaders, Cassandra Petrie and Quinton Davis. The concert will feature works by Bach, Guilmant, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Rheinberger, Rossini and Vierne.

Coin & Currency Show: Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission and parking. Food available. Numismatic materials will fill more than 50 tables. Sponsored by the Old Fort Coin Club. Viit oldfortcoinclub.com for details.

1. Oct.

Huntertown First Fridays Concert: Huntertown Family Park, 2303 Woods Road (off Lima Road). 7-9 p.m. Featuring Backwater. No alcohol or outside coolers. Family-friendly entertainment. Food trucks available.

Historic West Main Street Farmers Market: 1936 W. Main St., Fort Wayne. 3-7:30 p.m. A popular outdoor market featuring fresh produce, food trucks and artisan creations.

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.

2. Oct.

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 Oct. 2 topic will be “News of the World,” by Paulette Jiles.

Miami Indian Heritage Days: Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne. 1-4 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for youth and seniors. History Center members and children 2 and under are admitted free. Today’s program is “Wiikiaami Cattail Matting at the Longhouse” with M.I.A.M.I. (Miami Indian Alliance of Miami Indians).

8. Oct.

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.

Historic West Main Street Farmers Market: 1936 W. Main St., Fort Wayne. 3-7:30 p.m. A popular outdoor market featuring fresh produce, food trucks and artisan creations. Tonight’s market marks the end of the season.

10. Oct.

Liberty Cruisers cruise-in: Liberty Diner, 929 Gohen Road at Coliseum Boulevard, Fort Wayne. 5-7:30 p.m. See hot rods and modified vehicles. Libertycruisers.com.

11. Oct.

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.

15. Oct.

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.

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