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Fort Wayne weekend events, November 16 – 18

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2019 Midwestern Sectional Figure Skating Championships – Friday, Nov. 16 and Saturday, Nov. 17
The U.S. Figure Skating qualifying season consists of 13 competitions. For the 2019 qualifying season, these include nine regional championships, three sectional championships and the U.S. Figure Skating Championships (for juvenile, intermediate, novice, junior and senior levels).
Admission: Adults $15-$45, Children (age 6-12) $10-$25
Location: SportONE/Parkview Icehouse, 3869 Ice Way

Christmas on Broadway – Friday, Nov. 16 @ 5:30 p.m.
Over 35,000 colored lights will be lit simultaneously with a spectacular display of fireworks. Again this year, attendees will be treated to holiday beverages provided by Prairie Farms, which include hot chocolate and eggnog. Visitors will also be able to take part in other family-friendly activities, including a visit/photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus, refreshments, rides on the Polar Express train, and a chance to see/pet live reindeer.
Admission: Free
Location: Broadway Plaza, 2810 Beaver Avenue

3rd Annual Little Black Dress Night – Friday, Nov. 16 @ 7:30-10 p.m.
Gather the gals, dust off your best Little Black Dress and head to Two EE’s Winery for a night of food, fashion and fun. Ticket includes a complimentary glass of your favorite Two EE’s wine, hors d’oeuvres, a chance to win a raffle prize from participating vendors and a fashion show!
Admission: $30
Location: Two EE’s Winery, 6808 North U.S. 24 E. Huntington, IN

Tower of Power with The Sweetwater All-Stars – Friday, Nov. 16 @ 8 p.m.
Oakland, California music legends Tower of Power – the most dynamic and distinctive band of survivors in Soul Music – is roaring into its unprecedented 50th anniversary with a dynamic new disc of all new material that finds them as energized and inspired as ever. This concert is for fans of R&B, Soul Music and Jazz.
Admission: $39-$69
Location: Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road

truTV Impractical Jokers “The Cranjis McBasketball World Comedy Tour” Starring The Tenderloins – Friday, Nov. 16 @ 8 p.m.
The Tenderloins, is a New York-based comedy troupe, whose four members – Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano – are the creators, executive producers, and stars of truTV’s hit series, Impractical Jokers. Now in its seventh season, Impractical Jokers follows The Tenderloins as they coerce one another into doing public pranks while being filmed by hidden cameras. With each new season, the show continues to take dares to outrageous levels with new over-the-top hijinks. This show is 16+ Suggested/Parental Discretion Advised.
Admission: $49-$152
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Fridays @ 2104 Fort Wayne with Chris Worth – Friday, Nov. 16 @ 8:30-11:30 p.m.
Chris Worth as a solo performer, plays the keyboard while singing a variety of diverse songs from rock, country, R&B, Motown, jazz to the genre of Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole. Event includes a fish fry.
Admission: Free
Location: Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun Street

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Cookie Walk – Saturday, Nov. 17 @ 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Including Greek treats and holiday cookies such as Baklava, Tiropita and Spanakopita. Come early for the best selection of homemade goodies.
Admission: Free
Location: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 110 Wallen Road

12th Annual Christmas Mart – Saturday, Nov. 17 @ 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The annual Christmas Mart takes place on the Saturday before Thanksgiving when Park Edelweiss is transformed into a winter wonderland full of German holiday gifts and goodies, featuring German gifts, toys, nutcrackers and much more. Full service bar and beverages.
Admission: Free
Location: Park Edelweiss Reception Hall, 3355 Elmhurst Drive

Fort Wayne Hamfest and Computer Expo – Saturday, Nov. 17 @ 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 18 @ 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Explore the world of radio and computer technology at the Hamfest and Computer Expo. Featuring a large flea market, computer supplies, forums and meetings, VE Testing, plus new and used Ham Dealers.
Admission: $6 for Saturday and Sunday; $3 Sunday only (cash only at the door)
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Harry Potter 20 Years of Magic – Saturday, Nov. 17 @ 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Mastodon Campus Store (Purdue Fort Wayne Bookstore) will be having their first Harry Potter Children’s Event, so come dressed in costume for the hourly contest. The event will feature activities, prizes and treats.
Admission: Free
Location: Mastodon Campus Store, 2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard

Headwaters Park Ice Skating – Saturday, Nov. 17 @ 11 a.m. 
Beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, the Headwaters Park Ice Rink is open for its 16th season. It will remain open through the beginning of March.
Admission: $3 Children under 14, $5 General Admission, $2 skate rental
Location: Headwaters Park, 333 S. Clinton Street

Fort4Fitness Fantasy of Lights 5K – Saturday, Nov. 17 @ 6 – 10 p.m.
The course is illuminated by the ‘first lighting’ of the 121 brilliant, animated light displays depicting holiday scenes. This event is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season. Runners have the choice of 5K or 2K.
Admission: N/A
Location: Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Boulevard

The Grand Viola – Saturday, Nov. 17 @ 7:30-9:30 p.m.
English folk tunes, pastoral scenes, reminiscences of those loved and lost, and odes to music and dance will fill the evening and delight the senses.
Admission: $35
Location: First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne Street

33rd Annual Holiday Memorial Tree – Sunday, Nov. 18 @ 5-6 p.m.
This annual event features guest speakers, performances by the Fort Wayne Children’s Choir and refreshments in the historic Baker Street train station in downtown Fort Wayne and the lighting of an evergreen tree with twinkling lights memorializing and honoring those who have passed on.
Admission: Accepting Donations
Location: Baker Street Train Station, 221 W. Baker Street

Bach Collegium Opening Night Concert – Sunday, Nov. 18 @ 7-9 p.m.
The glorious sanctuary of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is the setting for two favorite Bach Cantatas: “Wachet auf” and “Ich habe genug.” Plus, we present the Fort Wayne premier of Handel’s joyous “Utrecht Te Deum.” All performed by the Collegium choir and instrumentalists including period instruments and natural trumpets.
Admission: $25 General Admission, $10 Students with I.D., Free for children under 12
Location: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, corner of Calhoun Street and Jefferson Boulevard

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