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Fort Wayne weekend events, March 1 – 3

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46th Annual Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show – Friday, March 1 @ 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday, March 2 @ 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sunday, March 3 @ 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
With more than 650 exhibitors each year, the Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show is the place to see the latest in contemporary home and garden products and services. With a petting zoo, adoptable pets, martial arts demonstrations, plus the best balloon and face-artists around, your guaranteed to find something for everyone.
Admission: $10 Adults, $6 Seniors, Children 15 years and younger are free
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Expo I, II and III, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Disney on Ice – Words of Enchantment – Friday, March 1 @ 7 p.m.; Saturday, March 2 @ 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday, March 3 @ 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
From wheels to waves, icy wonderlands to infinity and beyond, see some of your family’s favorite Disney moments come to life at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment. Costumes are not permitted for guests over the age of 14.
Admission: $15.50-$45.50
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night – Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 @ 7:30 p.m.
Love and revelry and gender identity turn the world topsy-turvy in one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies. Anything can happen when you assemble a cast of the bard’s most memorable characters.
Admission: $20 General Admission, $18 Seniors (65+), Free for full-time students
Location: First Presbyterian Theater, 300 W. Wayne Street

Once Upon a Mattress – Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 @ 8-10 p.m.
If you thought you knew the story of the “The Princess and the Pea,” you’re in for an eye-opening surprise. The disheveled Princess Winnifred the Woebegone (made famous by Carol Burnett) is not your typical princess and her soon-to-be husband Prince Dauntless the Drab, not your typical prince! Once Upon a Mattress provides non-stop, side-splitting shenanigans.
Admission: $5-$18
Location: Williams Theatre at Purdue Fort Wayne, 2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard

British Garrison 1775-1783 – Saturday, March 2 @ 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Colonial soldiers must get ready for the struggle against England as they repair their equipment and practice their skills. British soldiers from the late 1700’s will be training at the Old Fort this weekend.
Admission: Free
Location: Old Fort, 1201 Spy Run Avenue

Los Lobos at Clyde Theatre – Saturday, March 2 @ 7 p.m.
Three decades, two Grammys, the global success of “La Bamba” and thousands of rollicking performances across the globe later, Los Lobos is surviving quite well — and still jamming with the same raw intensity as they had when they began in that garage in 1973.
Admission: $39.50, $49.50, $59.50
Location: Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road

Comedy Night with Mo Alexander – Saturday, March 2 @ 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m.
Mo combines intelligence and debauchery into a product that is just as funny as it is important. His comedy influences include Bill Hicks, Paul Mooney, and Richard Pryor. With an ability to access both the smartest and the stupidest parts of your brain, there’s a reason this comedy phenom has been headlining comedy clubs nationwide for over 20 years.
Admission: $15 in advance, $20 at the door (7:15 show); $20 in advance, $25 at the door (9:45 show)
Location: Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun Street

An Evening with Leslie Odom, Jr. – Saturday, March 2 @ 7:30-9:30 p.m.
“Hamilton” star, and winner of the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical, Leslie Odom, Jr. makes his Fort Wayne debut in a concert of old standards, Broadway showstoppers, and jazz hits, proving why his solo albums are topping the charts.
Admission: $21.75-$75
Location: Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Boulevard

Broadway at the Embassy: The Wizard of Oz – Sunday, March 3 @ 7:30 p.m.
The entire family will be captivated as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond with Dorothy, Toto and their friends the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow. Don’t miss the chance to travel Over the Rainbow and experience this national treasure on stage!
Admission: $35-$50
Location: Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Boulevard

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