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Fort Wayne weekend events, March 8 – 10

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Arena Dinner Theatre: A Comedy of Tenors – Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9 @ 6:15 p.m.
One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. What could possibly go wrong? It’s 1930s Paris and the stage is set for the concert of the century – as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep Italian superstar Tito Merelli and his hot-blooded wife, Maira, from causing runaway chaos.
Admission: $40 dinner and show
Location: Arena Dinner Theatre, 719 Rockhill Street

Mad Ants vs. Lakeland Magic – Friday, March 8 @ 7 p.m.
Cheer on the Fort Wayne Mad Ants as they take on the Lakeland Magic this Friday night. This is a great event for kids clubs, youth groups, family outings or date night!
Admission: $9-$39
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night – Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9 @ 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, March 10 @ 2 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

Half-Pint Science (Pre-K) – Saturday, March 9 @ 9-10 a.m.
End your winter season with some science! Join Science Central as we learn about different winter animals and how they hide. Look at where Arctic Foxes and Snowshoe Hares live and discover why they look the way they do in winter. Touch a live lizard as we discover the secrets behind camouflage.
Admission: $10
Location: Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton Street

Civil War Garrison – Saturday, March 9 @ 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Come talk to the soldiers about life in their time period, learn about Civil War era military customs and decorum, and witness for yourself the conflict that divided a nation and pitted brother against brother.
Admission: Free
Location: Old Fort, 1201 Spy Run Avenue

Fort Wayne Derby Girls Game 2 – Saturday, March 9 @ 5 p.m.
FWDG will host the Circle City Derby Girls for Fort Wayne’s second game of the 2019 home season. Support the FWDG’s charity partner, Kate’s Kart, Inc., which provides books for hospitalized children, giving comfort and distraction during their stay.
Admission: $12 Adults, $9 Seniors/Military/Students with ID
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Spring Forward Fest – Saturday, March 9 @ 6-10 p.m.
A multi-venue, family-friendly celebration of Fort Wayne’s evolving skyline, featuring live music and fireworks.
Admission: Free
Location: Downtown Fort Wayne

Comedy Night with Nick Griffin – Saturday, March 9 @ 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m.
A comic for more than 25 years, Griffin’s smart, sarcastic and hilarious style makes him one of the most well-respected in the business. Show is 21+.
Admission: $20 in advance, $25 at the door (7:15 show); $25 in advance, $30 at the door (9:45 show)
Location: Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun Street

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

Jo Koy – Saturday, March 9 @ 8 p.m.
As one of today’s vastly growing stand-up comedians, Koy sells-out comedy clubs & theaters across the nation with his infectious, explosive energy onstage. The comedian pulls inspiration from his family, specifically his son, that inspires humor across all boundaries.
Admission: $35-$45
Location: Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Boulevard

Celtic Landscapes – Saturday, March 9 @ 9 p.m.; Sunday, March 10 @ 4 p.m.
Celtic Landscapes, a magical, mystical, musical, and original Heartland Sings production, combines beautiful harmonies and the drones of bagpipes to transport audiences to the Emerald Isle.
Admission: $20 in advance, $25 at the door; $10 students
Location: Allen County Public Library – Main Library Theater, 900 Library Plaza

And This Is My Beloved – Sunday, March 10 @ 2-4 p.m.
Borodin’s string quartet boasts one of the most enduringly romantic tunes ever written, immortalized in the 1953 musical “Kismet”. “This Is My Beloved” was recorded by crooners and musical icons from Sarah Vaughan and Mario Lanza to Sammy Davis, Jr.
Admission: $29
Location: Rhinehart Recital Hall, 2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard

Bach St. Matthew Passion – Fort Wayne Bach Collegium – Sunday, March 10 @ 7-9:30 p.m.
Experience Bach’s magnum opus, monumental St. Matthew Passion in the glory of St. Paul’s. This magnificent work is for double choir and double orchestra, as well as children’s choir sung by the Fort Wayne Children’s Choir.
Admission: $25 General Admission, $10 Students with ID
Location: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1126 S. Barr Street

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