Fort Wayne weekend events, February 8 – 10

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Fort Wayne ChocolateFest 2019 – Friday, Feb. 8 @ 6-9 p.m.
Kickoff your St. Valentines Day Weekend with an evening of chocolate bliss. Dinner buffet will include dinner, 3 chocolate serving stations (white, dark and milk chocolate), sundae bar, and other chocolate desserts. All proceeds benefit Riley Hospital and other local youth charities and projects.
Admission: $40
Location: Orchid Event Center, 11508 Lincoln Highway East (New Haven)

Mad Ants vs. Windy City Bulls – Friday, Feb. 8 @ 7 p.m.
Cheer on the Fort Wayne Mad Ants as they take on the Windy City Bulls this Friday night!
Admission: $9-$39
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Pop Evil with Don Jamieson, Them Evils at Clyde Theatre – Friday, Feb. 8 @ 7 p.m.
Check out Pop Evil this Friday night at Clyde Theatre with Don Jamieson, Them Evils. For fans of Hard Rock/Post-Grunge/Alternative Metal.
Admission: $19 in advance, $23 day of show
Location: Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road

After the Miracle: Helen Keller – Friday, Feb. 8 @ 7 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 9 @ 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 10 @ 2 p.m.
Deaf & Blind, the young Helen Keller learned how to communicate with the help of her teacher, Annie Sullivan. This is the story of Helen, who as a teenager went on the Vaudeville tour. Youtheatre premieres this moving story, the latest in our series about children who’ve made a difference in the world.
Admission: $18 Adults, $12 Children and Seniors
Location: Arts United – Parkview Physicians Group Artslab, 300 E. Main Street

2019 97.3 WMEE Baby Fair & Family Expo – Saturday, Feb. 9 @ 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Featuring products and services to keep your family healthy, safe and organized! Admission is free, and you have chances to win great prizes and gifts all day long.
Admission: Free
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Pooh Day at the Botanical Conservatory – Saturday, Feb. 9 @ 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Explore the enchanted lane of the Hundred Acre Wood this Saturday! Take part in activities, win games, make crafts – all inspired by A. A. Milne’s residents of the Hundred Acre Wood.
Admission: $5 Adults, $3 Children (3-17), children 2 and younger are free
Location: Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun Street

Northeast Indiana Warbirds Charity Hockey Game – Saturday, Feb. 9 @ 3-5 p.m.
Join the Northeast Indiana Warbirds for a charity hockey game against the Wieland Realty Flyers benefiting The Forklift!
Admission: Donations accepted at the door
Location: SportONE/Parkview Fieldhouse, 3946 Ice Way

The Bootlegger’s Ball – Saturday, Feb. 9 @ 6-9 p.m.
Come party with the flappers and underworld kingpins! Live music, cash bar and access to examples of some of the high-performance cars preferred by gangsters and Hollywood stars. Plus, the full museum is open to attendees.
Admission: $30 per person, $55 per couple
Location: Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, 1600 South Wayne Street (Auburn)

John Cusack plus High Fidelity – Saturday, Feb. 9 @ 7:30 p.m.
With four decades’ worth of roles in over 70 films, John Cusack will share stories from his career, answer audience questions and give a behind-the-scenes look into High Fidelity, following a screening of the iconic film. The hit comedy High Fidelity is the story of record shop owner Rob Gordon (John Cusack) on a search for love (and the reasons behind his failed relationships) against a backdrop of over 70 songs spanning multiple decades and genres of music.
Admission: $42-$203.50
Location: Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Boulevard

Beethoven’s 2nd Symphony – Saturday, Feb. 9 @ 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Beethoven’s delightful symphony is full of youthful energy, rhythm, and even musical jokes. Vaughan Williams’ “Fantasia” features the Freimann Quartet in the midst of the full string orchestra, performing poignant renditions of English Renaissance melodies.
Admission: $35
Location: Fort Wayne Philharmonic, 300 E. Wayne Street

Sports Flicks at the Embassy: Breaking Away – Sunday, Feb. 10 @ 3 p.m.
In the 1979 Breaking Away, Dennis Christopher and Dennis Quad working class teens in the college town of Bloomington. Their obsession with bicycle racing leads to a spot in the Little 500 race at Indiana University.
Admission: $10
Location: Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Boulevard

Sisi Ni Njia Ya Kale Project – A Black History Month Concert – Sunday, Feb. 10 @ 5-8:30 p.m.
Sisi Ni Njia Ya Kale Project (meaning We Are The Ancient Way) is musical exploration of the Identity of people of Afrikan descent. The special Black HIstory Month project is led by bassist/composer Michael Patterson, with Derek Reeves, Quincy Sanders, Will Brown, & Danny Reese.
Admission: $15 in advance, $18 at the door
Location: Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Avenue

WWE LIVE: Road to Wrestlemania – Sunday, Feb. 10 @ 7 p.m.
WWE returns to Fort Wayne for the first time in 2019! See your favorite SmackDown WWE Superstars including AJ Styles vs. The Miz and Charlotte Flair vs. Smackdown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch. Plus, The New Day, Jeff Hardy, SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Bar and many more.
Admission: $17-$107
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue


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