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Fort Wayne weekend events, December 7 – 9

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“Christmas at Home” – Tea with the Swinney Sisters – Friday, Dec. 7 @ 2-4 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 8 @ 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 2-4 p.m.
Costumed Settlers invite you to celebrate the Christmas spirit. The Historic Swinney Homestead will be decorated in Victorian Christmas grandeur. A gift shop on the second floor has unique gifts and “stocking stuffers” for Christmas shoppers.
Admission: $25
Location: Swinney Homestead, 1424 W. Jefferson Boulevard

Christmas Open House/25th Anniversary/Blake Sebring Author Signing – Friday, Dec. 7 @ 4-7 p.m.
Blake has just released three books in time for the holidays. Blake has written many books about Fort Wayne Sports, including Komet Hockey and Bob Chase.
Admission: Free
Location: The Bookmark, 3420 N. Anthony Boulevard

Christmaspalooza! NE Indiana’s Largest Indoor Christmas Carnival – Friday, Dec. 7 @ 5-8 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 8 @ 2-8 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 9 @ 2-6 p.m.
Enjoy a free indoor carnival that includes huge inflatables, classic Christmas character meet-and-greets, free pictures with Santa, live music, concessions and free candy!
Admission: Free with one canned food item
Location: The Pointe Church, 5335 Bass Road

Fort Wayne City of Churches Tour – Friday, Dec. 7 @ 6-10 p.m.
Some of our best and brightest local architects designed houses of worship all across the city. The City of Churches Tour aims to showcase the great number and variety of churches by allowing visitors to experience these building’s unique beauty. By making people aware of theses buildings, there is hope that there will be a desire to preserve them for future generations.
Admission: Free
Location: Various Churches, click here for a list of those participating

Christmas Benefit Concert 2018 – Friday, Dec. 7 @ 6:30-7:30 p.m.
This is a BENEFIT concert. A limited amount of tickets will be sold to assure a seat for each ticket holder. 100% of ticket sales will go directly to the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission.
Admission: $10
Location: The Chapel, 2505 W. Hamilton Road South

A Charlie Brown Christmas – Friday, Dec. 7 @ 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 8 @ 12 p.m. (breakfast with Santa @ 10 a.m.); Sunday, Dec. 9 @ 2 p.m.
Charlie Brown is on a mission to find the real meaning of Christmas. His journey through the antics of Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the gang has become an annual tradition – not to be missed on stage.
Admission: $20 Adults, $15 Children and Seniors
Location: First Presbyterian Theatre, 300 W. Wayne Street

Mad Ants vs. Long Island Nets – Friday, Dec. 7 @ 7 p.m.
Cheer on the Fort Wayne Mad Ants as they take on the Long Island Nets this Friday! This is a great event for kids clubs, youth groups, family outings or a date night.
Admission: $9-$39
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony – Friday, Dec. 7 @ 7 p.m.
The Army Navy Union #57, the Allen County Council of Veterans and the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum will host a Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony in Memorial Hall. The public is welcome to attend and honor the men and women who were lost in the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Admission: Free
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Holiday Pops – Friday, Dec. 7 @ 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 8 @ 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Immerse yourself in the traditional music, memories and popular culture of Christmas and experience the true spirit of the season. This is entertaining, exciting, authentic fun for the whole family.
Admission: $21.75-$75
Location: Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Boulevard

Jorgensen Family YMCA Morning with Santa – Saturday, Dec. 8 @ 9-11 a.m.
Santa and his reindeer will be at the Jorgensen YMCA to greet the little ones and hear all about their Christmas wishes. There will be light breakfast foods, a fun craft, games and activities including story time with Santa.
Admission: Free
Location: Jorgensen Family YMCA, 10313 Aboite Center Road

Disconnected – TV Series – Red Carpet Premier – Saturday, Dec. 8 @ 6-10:30 p.m.
Disconnected, the newest Open Sign original series, follows the life of Aspen Nix, a 25 year old millennial living in a small suburban city, who struggles to find her place in life. Preview the first 3 episodes of the TV series and a sneak peak of the remaining episodes and other Open Sign projects! The dress code is formal and semi-formal preferred, business casual welcome. Please no jeans/t-shirts.
Admission: $30
Location: University of Saint Francis Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry Street

Fort Wayne Komets vs. Indy Fuel – Saturday, Dec. 8 @ 7:30 p.m.
Join the Jungle and cheer on the Fort Wayne Komets as they take on the Indy Fuel this Saturday night!
Admission: $13-$29 Adults; $12-$25 Seniors (60+) and Students; $9-$20 Children
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder at Clyde Theatre – Saturday, Dec. 8 @ 8-11 p.m.
Ricky Skaggs has often said that he is “just trying to make a living” playing the music he loves. But it’s clear that his passion for bluegrass puts him in the position to bring this lively, distinctively American form of music out of isolation and into the ears and hearts of audiences across the country and around the world.
Admission: $39-$69
Location: Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road

Santacon Fort Wayne 2018 – Saturday, Dec. 8 @ 12-9 p.m.
Santacon Fort Wayne is a charity pub crawl and afterparty with a special twist… all participants wear Santa suits, Elf or other holiday themed party attire. The 2018 charity recipient is the Mizpah Shrine Van Replacement Fund, which transports children up through age 18 to one of our Shriner’s Hospitals for Children to receive orthopedic and burn care, regardless of the family’s ability to pay for services.
Admission: $20 Red Pass, $40 Gold Pass
Location: Downtown Fort Wayne and Masonic Temple

Fort Wayne Komets vs. Tulsa Oilers – Sunday, Dec. 9 @ 5 p.m.
Cheer on the Fort Wayne Komets as they take on the Tulsa Oilers Sunday evening!
Admission: $13-$29 Adults; $12-$25 Seniors (60+) and Students; $9-$20 Children
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

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