Fort Wayne weekend events, October 5 – 7

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Lucky Duck Children’s Consignment Sale – Friday, Oct. 5 @ 6-9 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 6 and Sunday, Oct. 7 @ 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Lucky Duck Consignment will feature 30,000 square feet packed with Newborn-Junior sized clothing for boys and girls, plus shoes, moves, decor, bikes, books and much more. Lucky Duck also features maternity and women’s clothing sections.
Admission: Parking – $6 main lot, $10 preferred lot (cash only)
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

2018 Vera Bradley Foundation Tickled Pink Event – Friday, Oct. 5 @ 6-9:30 p.m.
Gather your girlfriends and enjoy a Vera Bradley behind-the-scenes experience, sweet and savory food/drinks donated by restaurants, a special Vera Bradley gift, a silent auction and more. Space is limited, registration is required. Guests must be 21+. Funds raised benefit the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer.
Admission: $75
Location: Vera Bradley Design Center, 12420 Stonebridge Road, Roanoke, IN

Wine for the Spirit 2018 – Friday, Oct. 5 @ 6-10 p.m.
Erin’s House for Grieving Children invites you to mark your calendars for the thirteenth annual Wine for the Spirit event. The evening will pair an exhilarating live and silent auction with superb wine and hor d’oeuvres – all to support a worthy cause.
Admission: $250
Location: A Party Apart, 200 E. Superior Street

Oktoberfest at Deer Park – Friday, Oct. 5 @ 7-10:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 12-11 p.m.
For a $5 cover charge, guests will receive a German Deer Park signature 5-liter stein. The event also includes bratwurst, hot dogs, German potato salad, and pretzels. Enjoy live music and a silent auction. Bring canned food. All proceeds benefit the Miss Virginia’s Food Pantry. Parking is free at USF directly across the street from Deer Park.
Admission: $5, children 12 years and younger are free
Location: Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road

Fridays @ 2104 Fort Wayne with Ty Causey – Friday, Oct. 5 @ 8-11 p.m.
The music style of Causey is described as a combination of Smooth Jazz, Sensual Classic Soul and R&B. Event includes a fish fry.
Admission: Free
Location: Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun Street

Treasure Island – Friday, Oct. 5 @ 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7 @ 2 & 4 p.m.
The Fort Wayne Youtheatre is opening their 84th season with Treasure Island. Meet Captain Billy Jones, our hero Jim, the old pirate Long John Silver and all of the motley castaways and buccaneers. Travel back to the time of sea chanties, treasure maps and a chest of gold.
Admission: $18 Adults, $12 Children and Seniors
Location: Arts United – Parkview Physicians Group Artslab, 300 E. Main Street

5th Annual Family Fun Fall Fest – Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Bounce houses, petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, photo booth, food trucks, tours and many more fun activities.
Admission: Free
Location: Kiddie Academy of Fort Wayne, 11627 Coldwater Road

Share the Trails with ACRES – Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Share the Trails hikes are non-interpretive walks in ACRES preserves. These casual, easy-going social outings welcome new folks to the trails and to ACRES. Free to the public, but donations are encouraged.
Admission: Free
Location: Tom and Jane Dustin Nature Preserve, 1802 Chapman Road

Fort Wayne Rubber Stamp and Scrapbook Getaway – Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7 @ 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Shop with professional rubber stamp and scrapbook design companies. Check out the latest stamping and scrapping products, see demonstrations, and learn new crafting techniques. Door prizes given away all weekend!
Admission: $6 in advance, $8 at the door
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Sci-Fi Central – Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Join Science Central for our fourth annual Sci-Fi Central mini convention. Experience the best of science fiction while enjoying a day at Science Central.
Admission: $9, Science Central Members are free
Location: Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton Street

Hardy’s Farm Market Fall Festival – Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Pick your own pumpkin and fall decorations this weekend! The event includes a corn maze, kids games and crafts, pony rides, and local vendors.
Admission: N/A
Location: Hardy’s Farm Market, 4525 Knoll Road

Girls Try Hockey for Free Event – Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 10:30 a.m. – Noon
Please bring a bike helmet. Skates, gloves, sticks and some hockey gear will be provided.
Admission: Free
Location: SportONE/Parkview Icehouse, 3869 Ice Way

Fort Wayne Veg’n Brew Fest – Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 12-6 p.m.
The one-day event is open to all ages, and will introduce the public to the benefits of plant-only eating and vegan lifestyle. The festival will feature speakers, cooking demonstrations, local restaurant tastings, vendors, fitness events, children’s activities, live music and a beer garden.
Admission: Free
Location: Headwaters Park, 333 S. Clinton Street

Fall Wreath Workshop – Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 2-4 p.m.
Join Modern Mill for a fall wreath workshop with Fleur To Gather. Choose from a variety of greenery and fall foliage to crest a gorgeous, one-of-a-kind autumn wreath for your home.
Admission: $55
Location: Modern Mill, 4702 Crestwood Drive

The Charlie Daniels Band – Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 7 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of fun, family-friendly entertainment at the outdoor Sweetwater Performance Pavilion.
Admission: $20-$60
Location: Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy 30 West

Opening Night with Renee Fleming – Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Renee Fleming opens the 75th Anniversary Season with a wide-ranging program beginning with Richard Strauss’ ravishing “Four Last Songs,” plus popular songs on the second half. The concert will begin with the world premiere of an overture for the Philharmonic’s Anniversary Season by American composer Joel Puckett.
Admission: $29.25-$99.00
Location: Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Buddy Guy at the Clyde Theatre – Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 8 p.m.
A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughn. Buddy Guy released his latest studio album Born to Play Guitar on July 31, 2015 via Silvertone/RCA Records, which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Blues Albums chart.
Admission: $69.50-$79.50
Location: Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road

Devine Gravity – Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 8 p.m. – Midnight
Enjoy live entertainment Saturday night at Flashback Live!
Admission: $5
Location: Flashback Live, 4201 Wells Street

Fall Bridal Spectacular – Sunday, Oct. 7 @ 12 – 4 p.m. 
The Fort Wayne Bridal Spectacular and Beyond is Northern Indiana’s Premier Bridal Show. Bringing you everything you need to make your wedding day everything you want it to be and more! Brides should pre-register.
Admission: $10
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Conference Center A-E, 4000 Parnell Avenue

The Open Air Market at Jefferson Pointe – Sunday, Oct. 7 @ 12 – 5 p.m.
The Open Air Market is a twice-monthly event that features boutique vendors from various fields. Whether you’re looking for unique decor, hand-crafted jewelry, select cuisine, one-of-a-kind sculptures and all-natural soaps.
Admission: Free
Location: Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center, 4130 W. Jefferson Boulevard


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