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Fort Wayne weekend events, August 31 – September 3

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RM Auctions’ Auburn Fall Sale – Friday, August 31 through Sunday, September 2 @ 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily 
The 48th annual RM Auctions’ 2018 Auburn Fall Sale features more than 750 quality collector cars and an assortment of automobilia – ranging from American classics to European sports cars, Detroit muscle, hot rods, customs and modern collectibles. Beyond the auction, there’s an onsite swap meet, car corral and additional automotive-theme attractions.
Admission: $20 Single-Day Pass; $50 Weekend Pass; $100 Bidder Pass; Free for First Responders, Retired & Active Military and children ages 12 and younger
Location: Auburn Auction Park, 5536 County Road 11A (Auburn, Indiana)

Historic West Main Street Farmers Market – Friday, August 31 @ 3-8 p.m.
The Historic West Main Street Farmers Market is celebrating 9 years of serving the Fort Wayne community with fresh local produce. The market will continue to provide area residents with the very best in local produce, Indiana-produced foods, and local arts and crafts.
Admission: Free
Location: 1936 W. Main Street (parking lot)

Johnnie Mae Farm Stand – Friday, August 31 @ 4-7 p.m.
A variety of fresh produce grown on-site will be available to local residents. Possible items for purchase include collard and mustard greens, oregano, thyme, radishes, tomatoes, sweet corn, zucchini, green beans, peppers, broccoli, cabbage, brussels sprouts and watermelon.
Admission: Free
Location: Johnnie Mae Farm Stand, 2518 Winter Street

Friday Nites Live – Summer Concert Series – Friday, August 31 @ 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Sit back and enjoy a night of free music! Lawn chairs and blankets are recommended.
Admission: Free
Location: Courtyard Fountain at Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center

Fort Wayne TinCaps Baseball – Friday, August 31 @ 7:05 p.m. 
It’s the last home game of the season! Bring your friends and family to a fun night of baseball in downtown Fort Wayne. TinCaps games are fun and affordable, with great food choices ranging from traditional ballpark fare to light and healthy options.
Admission: Tickets start at $5
Location: Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing Street

Botanical Roots Concert Series 2018 – Friday, August 31 @ 8:30-11 p.m.
Enjoy a night of music in the outdoor Terrace Garden. Seating is limited so feel free to bring your own chair. Food and beverage will be available for purchase from Mad Anthony Brewing. This week’s music guest is Flatfoot, a Celtic Punk band.
Admission: $6, children 12 years and younger are free
Location: Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun Street

Historic Southside Farmer’s Market – Saturday, September 1 @ 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Fort Wayne’s oldest continuously operating farmers market, the historic Southside Farmers Market is celebrated as a City of Fort Wayne Historic District. Seasonal and locally-grown vegetables, hormone-free meat and eggs, heirloom herbs, flowers and vegetable plants, baked goods, jams, teas, cut flowers, hand-crafted jewelry, soap, crafts, books, dishes, antiques, and an old-fashioned lunch counter. Live music mid-morning.
Admission: Free
Location: Southside Farmer’s Market, 3300 Warsaw Street

YLNI Farmers Market – Saturday, September 1 @ 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Enjoy a Saturday morning shopping for fresh produce, a wide variety of organic fruits and vegetables, hand-made jewelry and crafts, local artwork and more. There will also be entertainment and fun for kids. Free parking is available at The History Center (302 E. Berry Street) and during market hours, you can tour The History Center free of charge.
Admission: Free
Location: Corner of Wayne and Barr streets

Vintage Junk in the Trunk – Saturday, September 1 @ 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sunday, September 2 @ 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
There are 30 18×18 spots available for the public to rent to sell their products. Booth rentals are $50 for the weekend, overnight security included. The community is welcome to shop and/or sell arts and crafts, garage sale items, farmers market products and more. There will be food trucks, food tents and Bandidos on-site!
Admission: Free
Location: Rekindle Marketplace parking lot, 4702 Parnell Avenue

Miami Indian Heritage Days – Saturday, September 1 @ 1-4 p.m.
Learn about the lasting heritage of the Miami and other regional Native American groups. Local artists, performers and presenters will be featured the first Saturday of each month. The Chief Richardville House is recognized as the oldest Native American structure in the Midwest. This month’s feature is Miami Harvest: Edible and Usable Plants and Materials with Dani Tippmann.
Admission: $7 Adults, $5 Youth and Seniors, children ages 2 and younger are free
Location: Chief Richardville House, 5707 Bluffton Road

Open Acoustic Jam – Saturday, September 1 @ 5-8 p.m.
These jams are open to players of all skill levels, and guitarists of all ages are encouraged to attend. You’re encouraged to hang out, exchange ideas, share songs and have fun!
Admission: Free
Location: Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy 30 West

Spend the Night with Alice Cooper – Foellinger Theatre Summer Concert Series – Saturday, September 1 @ 8 p.m.
With his influence on rock & roll, there is little that Alice Cooper hasn’t achieved in his remarkable career, including platinum albums, sold-out tours and a number of career achievement awards. Some of his well-known music includes “School’s Out,” “No More Mister Nice Guy,” “Poison,” and “Welcome to My Nightmare.”
Admission: $50-$100
Location: Foellinger Outdoor Theatre, 3411 Sherman Boulevard

The Open Air Market at Jefferson Pointe – Sunday, September 2 @ 12-5 p.m.
This twice-monthly event brings together boutique vendors from various fields. Whether you’re looking for unique decor, hand-crafted jewelry, select cuisine, one-of-a-kind sculptures, or all-natural soaps, you’ll find it at The Open Air Market.
Admission: Free
Location: Courtyard Fountain at Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center, 4130 W. Jefferson Boulevard

Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles – Foellinger Theatre Summer Concert Series – Monday, September 3 @ 7:30 p.m.
Hotel California returns to present an exciting showcase of The Eagles’ mega-hits such as “Take It Easy,” “Heartache Tonight,” and “Hotel California.”
Admission: $24
Location: Foellinger Outdoor Theatre, 3411 Sherman Boulevard

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