This year’s theme is “Celebrate History” as Indiana celebrates 200 years of statehood. The 48th annual festival runs from Friday July 8 – Saturday July 16.
Ten boats will ferry about 10 people each for the 30-minute rides. Each trip will have a guide on-board who will offer some history about the rivers and bridges in Fort Wayne.
History Center Executive Director Todd Pelfrey shared a special artifact involving a game that pre-dates “Pong”, the Magnavox Odyssey 1.
Take a look at these free activities going on this holiday weekend.
Two live bands will entertain guests followed by the Fireworks Finale.
It’s a trail that takes you straight to the past with over 60 stories from individuals through a guidebook through both Noble and DeKalb Counties.
After four shootings involved teenagers in the city, the organization is holding an event called “Code Red” in hopes to unite the community.
More than 90 artists are featured in the 24th annual Covington Art Fair.
The organization is hosting the races on Saturday July 2 to help commemorate the end of their season.
Make Music Day, presented locally by Sweetwater, WANE-TV, and several other sponsors, will feature live performances at venues all over Fort Wayne, including downtown. There will be 10 interactive tents, local food trucks on site and music from popular local bands.
OLC features a number of playing styles including: punk, rock, funk and hip-hop.
The festival includes chalk artisits, fire dancers, magicians, painters and much more.
The day-long free event, presented locally by Sweetwater, WANE-TV, and several other sponsors, features live performances at venues all over Fort Wayne. The Alicia Pyle Quartet is one of the many bands set to take center stage.
The Crooked Lake Sandbar Music Festival runs two days, featuring a specially made stage on the sandbar.
State police have been hosting camps for students each summer since the 1970s.
The event is a premier homecoming event, when New Haven officials welcome all current and former residents and guests from all over the tri-state area for a week filled with camaraderie and family-friendly fun.
This free seminar explains what symptoms can be linked to hormone deficiencies, what causes your body’s hormones to fail, and why some people suffer symptoms even though lab tests show their hormones are within what the “normal range.”
The series features three races throughout the summer. The Germanfest 5K (June) , the Fort Wayne Smallest Winner 10K (July) and The 3RRC 15K (August).
History Center Executive Director Todd Pelfrey shared a special artifact involving Fort Wayne Community Schools. He brought a banner carried for the very first day of classes at FWCS back in 1787.
Dick Stoner has been a comedy magician for more than 70 years. He offers shows for kids to learn the tricks of the trade.