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Fort Wayne weekend events, September 21 – 23

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RV & Boat Super Sale – Friday, Sept. 21 through Sunday, Sept. 23 @ 7 a.m. – 11:55 p.m.
Beat the heat and shop indoors during the RV and Boat Super Sale, featuring season ending inventory of new and used boats, travel trailers, campers and motor coaches. Dozens of RV and boat dealers will be on-site making for some of the best deals of the year.
Admission: Free
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Artlink Fall Exhibitions – Friday, Sept. 21 @ 5-8 p.m. 
Attend Artlink’s opening reception this Friday. Enjoy exhibitions Natural State by Adam Beltz, Tiny Gratitudes by Brooke Rothshank, and Cooperation/Collaboration by Zack Kittaka and Jason Swisher. This collaborative exhibition explores the experience of first time travel through the lens of documentary photography.
Admission: Free
Location: Artlink Contemporary Gallery, 300 E. Main Street

Art This Way Art Crawl 2018 – Friday, Sept. 21 @ 5-9 p.m.
The Art Crawl will be held in five downtown locations within a two block focus area. It will be an easy walk to each venue. Each location will feature a live band, an artist performing live, free appetizers, a cash bar and a gallery show. Money raised at this event will go directly to funding public art in downtown. Event is 21+.
Admission: $20
Location: Downtown Fort Wayne, 113 W. Wayne Street

Haunted Castle and Black Forest – Friday, Sept. 21 @ 7-11 p.m.
The Haunted Castle and Black Forest have been in operation every fall since 1980, and is maintained and operated by youth and adults with the St. Vincent’s Boy Scouts – Troup 2, Varsity Team 6402 and Venture Crew 2802. The Haunted Castle consists of many haunt scenes and two slides. The Black Forest is an outdoor haunt winding through the woods on a gravel trail along the Beckett’s Run Creek. It takes approximately 30 minutes to walk through each haunt. Runs Sept. 21 through Halloween night.
Admission: $10-$16; bring a canned good for $1 off
Location: St. Vincent Scout Lodge, 8965 Auburn Road

Bentley – Friday, Sept. 21 and Saturday, Sept. 22 @ 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 23 @ 2:30 p.m.
A reality TV family’s rating stunt results in employing a homeless man as their new butler. Bentley begins to quietly show the Carvers that there is more to life than facelifts, blog trolling, shoe-buying and gossip. But what secrets is our man Bentley hiding behind his tuxedo? And what will he discover about himself in the process? Rated G, but recommended for middle school and up.
Admission: $20 Adults, $17 Seniors (60+), $11 Students
Location: Arts United – Parkview Physicians Group Artslab, 300 E. Main Street

Jim Gaffigan “The Fixer Upper” Tour – Friday, Sept. 21 @ 8 p.m.
Jim Gaffigan’s stand-up comedy tour largely revolves around fatherhood and Jim’s observations on life. Jim Gaffigan is known around the world for his unique brand of humor.
Admission: $47.75-$57.75
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Modest Mouse – Foellinger Theatre Summer Concert Series – Friday, Sept. 21 @ 8 p.m.
Modest Mouse will perform as part of the 2018 Summer Series! The show is sponsored by the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department, ALT 99.5, WISE-TV Channel 33, The Fort Wayne CW and Whatzup.
Admission: $25-$40
Location: Foellinger Outdoor Theatre, 3411 Sherman Boulevard

Fridays @ 2104 Fort Wayne with Chris Worth – Friday, Sept. 21 @ 8:30-11:30 p.m.
Chris Worth is a solo performer, plays the keyboard while singing a variety of diverse songs from rock, country, R&B, Motown and jazz. He performs at various venues in Fort Wayne and throughout the country, plus wedding receptions, private parties and corporate events.
Admission: Free
Locations: Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun Street

FantastiCon S6-E18 – Saturday, Sept. 22 and Sunday, Sept. 23 @ 10 a.m.
Catering to true comic book and pop culture collectors, FantastiCon will bring together more than 100 dealers and artists from genres including sci-fi, superheroes, horror movies, anime and cartoons. There will be cosplay contests, Q&A sessions, and “nerd” trivia. Comic books, action figures, vintage toys, art, and other memorabilia will be available for sale.
Admission: $10 for two-day pass
Location: Grande Wayne Convention Center, 120 W. Jefferson Boulevard

Chainsaw Carving Festival – Saturday, Sept. 22 @ 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
This festival is dedicated to master craftsmen who turn simple logs into artistic sculptures. Enjoy life at the village with live music and Soarin’ Hawks’ Birds of Prey demonstration on the village stage; visit local artisans and their handmade crafts; browse through Macky’s General Store; for children, Moses the Moose and Johnny Appleseed will be available, and they can take a ride on the Moose Trax Kiddy Train.
Admission: Free
Location: Moose Lake Christian Craft Village, 11330 E 500 South, LaOtto, Indiana

Art at the Riverside – Saturday, Sept. 22 @ 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
This art show is sponsored by the Leo-Cedarville Foundation, and showcases area artists and provides scholarships to local students pursuing careers in the arts. Food trucks and live music will be on-site!
Admission: Free
Location: Riverside Gardens Park, 14701 Schwartz Road, Grabill, Indiana

Hop ‘n Brew Tour – Saturday, Sept. 22 @ 1-5 p.m.
Celebrate food, beer and friends all for a great cause! Ticket purchase includes a t-shirt, four hours of transportation to and from all breweries, and exclusive food/drink specials at each brewery. This tour is hop-on/hop-off style, which allows guests to control the length of their visit at each location. All proceeds benefit CTN – Community Transport Network riders. Funds raised will help more people in our community connect with healthcare, community events, schools, field trips and more.
Admission: $35-$40
Location: Multiple Downtown Breweries

Rick Braun and Peter White – Saturday, Sept. 22 @ 7 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of fun, family-friendly entertainment at the outdoor Sweetwater Performance Pavilion. Two Jazz Greats together for one amazing night!
Admission: $15-$45
Location: Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy 30 West

Northside Neighborhood Concert in the Park – Sunday, Sept. 23 @ 3-6 p.m.
Local art, merchants and music hosted by the Northside Neighborhood Association. Lineup includes: Elle/the REMNANT, Horizon Arcs, and Jon Durnell Band.
Admission: Free
Location: Lakeside Park and Rose Garden, 1400 Lake Avenue

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