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Fort Wayne weekend events, June 8 – 10

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New Haven Canal Days Festival – Friday, June 8 and Saturday, June 9
New Haven welcomes all current and former residents and guests to this family-friendly event. Featuring a parade, arts and crafts, a car show, rides and festival eateries!
Admission: $19 wrist bands, $1-$50 tickets
Location: Downtown New Haven

Germanfest 2018 – Friday, June 8 through Sunday, June 10
Eat, drink and have a great time this weekend during Germanfest 2018! Click here for a full list of activities.
Admission: $2 from 2-5 p.m.; $5 after 5 p.m.
Location: Headwaters Park, 333 S. Clinton Street

3rd Annual Pedal, Paddle & Play – Friday, June 8 @ Noon – 5 p.m.
Adventure either in a boat or on a bike this Friday and use your scavenger hunting skills along our three rivers in Fort Wayne. Participants will have six items they need to find on the rivers or greenway to earn chances to win $1,000 in prizes including a complete kayak package donated by Fort Wayne Outfitters and Bike Depot.
Admission: $25 per person/$45 doubles; children 15 years and younger are FREE with paying adult
Location: Guldlin Park, 1004 Cass Street

Blocknobben – Friday, June 8 @ 6-10 p.m.
A block party celebrating our love of film and our community. The event will feature local breweries and eateries, as well as the Blocknobben Marketplace of local hand-picked vendors.
Admission: Free
Location: Arts United Plaza, 303 E. Main Street

Guitar Army – Friday, June 8 @ 7 p.m.
Guitar Army featuring John Jorgenson, Lee Roy Parnell and Joe Robinson. Enjoy an evening of fun, family-friendly entertainment at the outdoor Sweetwater Performance Pavilion.
Admission: $15
Location: Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy 30 West

The Noise – Friday, June 8 @ 7-11 p.m.
Check out The Noise at Flashback Live this Friday night!
Admission: $5
Location: Flashback Live, 4201 Wells Street

Friday Nites Live – Summer Concert Series – Friday, June 8 @ 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Bring the family out for an evening of free music at Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center! Lawn chairs and blankets are recommended.
Admission: Free
Location: Courtyard Fountain, Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center

Fort Wayne TinCaps Baseball – Friday, June 8 @ 7:05 p.m.
Cheer on the Fort Wayne TinCaps this Friday at Parkview Field! Games are fun and affordable, with food choices ranging from traditional ball park fare to light and healthy options.
Admission: Tickets start at $5
Location: Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing Street

WAR – Friday, June 8 @ 8 p.m.
This rock-funk-Latin-jazz-R&B band will perform a live performance of hits including: The Cisco Kid, The World is a Ghetto, Slippin’ into Darkness, Spill the Wine and All Day Music.
Admission: $62.50-$89.50
Location: Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road

Fridays @2104 Fort Wayne with Chris Worth – Friday, June 8 @ 8:30-11:30
This event features a fish fry and live entertainment by Chris Worth. He’s described as a mix of “rock, country, R&B, Motown, and jazz.”
Admission: Free
Location: Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun Street

Lyfe Jennings at the Embassy Theatre – Friday, June 8 @ 8:30 p.m.
Attend this intimate and up-close concert with Lyfe Jennings this Friday at the Embassy.
Admission: $32-$100
Location: Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Boulevard

Mustard & Whiskey Tasting – Saturday, June 9 @ 4-7 p.m.
Hosted by Three Rivers Distilling Co. in partnership with Gentlemen’s Mustard, both Indiana producers of food/beverage products. Receive complimentary take-home items from each company, visit food stations including meat & cheese boards, club panini, cuban panini, and bourbon salted caramel cheesecake.
Admission: $20 in advance, $25 at the door
Location: Three Rivers Distilling Co., 224 E. Wallace Street

Rock the Plaza 2018 – Saturday, June 9 @ 6 p.m.
Attend this summer’s first Rock the Plaza event this Saturday, featuring Morning After, Grace Minnick, The Mighty McGuiggans and Phil’s Family Lizard. Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket! Food will be available for purchase.
Admission: Free
Location: Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza

Pick Slide – Saturday, June 9 @ 7-11 p.m.
Watch Pick Slide take the stage this Saturday at another Flashback Live event.
Admission: $5
Location: Flashback Live, 4201 Wells Street

Intro to Canoe and Kayaking – Sunday, June 10 @ 2 p.m.
Learn the basics including how to enter and exit your kayak properly, how to handle your paddle and perform various paddle strokes, and how to skillfully maneuver your boat. Basic safety instructions are also included, no previous experience required. Bring your own kayak or rent one from the shop for an additional $15. Life jackets and paddles are provided. Must be 18 years or older.
Admission: $25 w/o kayak rental; $40 with kayak rental
Location: Fort Wayne Outfitters and Bike Depot, 1004 Cass Street

Riverfront Citizen Science: Bird Watching on Our Urban Rivers – Sunday, June 10 @ 2-4:30 p.m.
During the first 10 minutes of each program, attendees will learn basics about bird watching and how to use binoculars. Bike riders should arrive a few minutes early, and be ready to depart by 3 p.m. This guided hike is open to all ages and experience levels.
2-3 p.m.: Walking; 3:15-4:30: Bike Riding
Admission: Free
Location: Lawton Park, 1900 N. Clinton Street

Celtic Woman – Homecoming Tour – Sunday, June 10 @ 3-5 p.m.
Celtic Woman’s fresh fusion of traditional Irish music and contemporary songcraft celebrates Ireland’s history while reflecting on modern Ireland. Music includes Irish classics, contemporary songs, classical favorites and originals.
Admission: $39-$99
Location: Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Boulevard

Al Parr & Co @ A Big Apple Jazz Club – Sunday, June 10 @ 5-8 p.m.
Enjoy music from ABAJCS, enjoy food from Black Seed Vegan, a Jay’s Essential Touch therapeutic chair massage, handcrafted healing jewelry from Within the Willow T and a cash bar.
Admission: $15 in advance, $18 at the door
Location: Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Avenue

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