FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – There are a lot of festivals, fundraising and music events to check out this weekend in Fort Wayne! Check them out below.
Salomon Farm Fall Harvest Festival – Friday, Sept. 22 & Saturday, Sept. 23 @ 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This free event includes live animals, corn husking, antique farm equipment, wagon rides and more. On Saturday only, you can visit the Antique Tractor Parade Farmer’s Market for free! The event takes place at Solomon Farm Park, 817 West Dupont Road.
pARTY Animal: An Art Social Event – Friday, Sept. 22 @ 4 p.m.
For a $5 donation or a $20 VIP package, you can attend this event that benefits the Allen County SPCA. The event includes meet and greet with cats and dogs available for adoption, live painters, live performances and raffles throughout the night.
Columbia Avenue Better Block Community Walk & Talk – Friday, Sept. 22 @ 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Team Better Block is partnering with the City of Fort Wayne and the Active Living Coalition to improve the quality of life for people of all ages. Using street furniture, outdoor seating, and public space, Team Better Block invites everyone to this free event to engage in making a better Fort Wayne.
A Dancer’s Legacy – Friday, Sept. 22 & Saturday, Sept. 23 @ 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Attend the Fort Wayne Ballet’s event featuring a tribute to two great masters of dance, Gerald Arpino and Edward Stierle. Tickets range from $35-$10.
Motorsports Spectacular – Friday, Sept. 22 & Saturday, Sept. 23 @ 7:30 to 11 p.m.
Located at the Allen County Fairgrounds, tickets are $10 per event and include a 4×4 truck pull and demolition derby. Kids 5 and under and parking are free.
Hop On Brew Tour – Saturday, Sept. 23 @ 1 to 5 p.m.
This second annual fundraising event benefits the CTN’s medical riders. Multiple CTN vans drive in a continuous loop arriving at a new location every 15-20 minutes. Tickets are $40 per person and include a t-shirt, transportation and exclusive discounts at participating breweries.
98.9 Bear Birthday Bash – Saturday, Sept. 23 @ 4:30 p.m.
The lineup includes: Pop Evil, Scott Stapp, Sick Puppies, Drowning Pool, Trapt, Hell Came Home and Saliva. Tickets start at $15 for general admissions seating at Parkview Field.
Hip to Snip Fur-ball Bash – Saturday, Sept. 31 @ 6 p.m.
For $75, attendees can enjoy a full course dinner and dessert, music by Urban Legend, Strolling Magic, casino gambling, 50/50 and silent auction. All proceeds benefit H.O.P.E. for Animals Spay/Neuter & Wellness Clinic. The event is located at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
K105 Countryfest 2017 – Sunday, Sept. 24 @ 1 p.m.
Appearing live on the Countryfest stage: Trace Adkins, Frankie Ballard, Lo Cash, Jacob Davis, Trent Tomlinson, Delta Rae, Ryan Hurd, Devin Dawson, Christina Taylor and Brandon Lay. General admission tickets are $27.50 and can be purchased at the Parkview Field Ticket Office, online or at the K105 Studios.