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Fort Wayne weekend events, September 28 – 30

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Fort4Fitness Fall Festival – Friday, Sept. 28 @ 12-8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 29 @ 6:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Packet pickup is Friday from noon to 8 p.m. Several events make up the Fall Festival, each of which offers an opportunity for participants of all ages and fitness levels to participate. Events include: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K Run/Walk, 4 Mile Run/Walk, Kids Marathon, Seniors Marathon.
Admission: Varies by race, kids and seniors are $10
Location: Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing Street

Buffalo Tro – Friday, Sept. 28 @ 5:30-9 p.m.
Join the History Center for a catered dinner that includes tro’d buffalo steaks, tours of the Chief Richardville House, live music, cash bar and traditional Miami Indian contests of skill and fortune. The Buffalo Tro serves as a fundraiser for the History Center and the Heritage Education Fund.
Admission: $50, RSVP necessary
Location: Chief Richardville House, 5709 Bluffton Road

Veronica’s Room – Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29 @ 6:15-10 p.m.
This chilling mystery thriller by the author of Rosemary’s Baby explores the thin line between fantasy and reality, madness and murder.
Admission: $40
Location: Arena Dinner Theatre, 719 Rockhill Street

Light Rain presented by Fort Wayne Ballet – Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29 @ 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Thanks to popular demand, Fort Wayne Ballet has been granted permission to present an encore performance of The Gerald Arpino Foundation’s very unique and beloved Light Rain – an energetic, amorous contemporary piece. You will also enjoy a piece by the great Robert Joffrey, Pas de Deesses, or Dance of the Goddesses. The program will end with a commissioned contemporary work of Ravel’s Bolero choreographed by Fort Wayne’s own Tracy Tritz.
Admission: Premium: $40 Adults, $30 Seniors, $20 Children; Standard: $35 Adults, $25 Seniors, $15 Children
Location: Fort Wayne Ballet, Inc., 300 E. Main Street

[title of show] – Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29 @ 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 30 @ 6 p.m.
Presented by Three Rivers Music Theatre. [title of show] is, above all, a love letter to the musical theatre – a uniquely American art form – and to the joy of collaboration. The musical received a Tony Award nomination for Best Book of a Musical in 2009.
Admission: $25 General Admission; $22 Seniors; $15 Students
Location: Three Rivers Music Theatre, 212 Pearl Street

Toy Day at Science Central – Saturday, Sept. 29 @ 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Take this opportunity to play and learn with some of the great science kits and toys that are available in Science Central’s Gift Shop. The first 25 participants will receive goody bags!
Admission: Free with Science Central admission
Location: Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton Street

Fall Fest ’18 – Saturday, Sept. 29 @ 12 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. 
Hop River Brewing Company’s First Annual Fall Fest: trivia, music, beer and food specials! Friends-Themed Trivia (2-5 p.m.); local live music (6-9 p.m.). Enjoy the release of the Oktoberfest Bier.
Admission: Free
Location: Hop River Brewing Company, 1515 N. Harrison Street

Frogapalooza 2018 – Saturday, Sept. 29 @ 5-9 p.m.
Join for short hikes, sip drinks, chat with friends over dinner, bid on auction items, and wrap up the evening getting toasty beside a bonfire. All proceeds go toward the wetland restoration and education work of Little River Wetlands Project. Guests must be 21+.
Admission: $40 individual or $400 for reserved table of 8
Location: Eagle Marsh, 6801 Engle Road

Riverfront Free Film Series: Troop Beverly Hills – Saturday, Sept. 29 @ 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Enjoy a free screening of Troop Beverly Hills at Johnny Appleseed Park this Saturday! Bring a lawn chair or blanket. No alcohol allowed. Movie rated PG.
Admission: Free
Location: Johnny Appleseed Park, 1500 E. Coliseum Boulevard

Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party! – Sunday, Sept. 30 @ 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
From the moment the curtain rises, parents and children alike will be on their feet dancing along to a pop-infused soundtrack with new Sesame Street friends and live emcees Casey and Caleb. Planning a party isn’t easy when everybody has a different idea of fun, but with some help from the audience, it becomes the ultimate reflection of what friendship plus teamwork can accomplish.
Admission: $17.50-$62.50
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue

Cherub at the Clyde Theatre – Sunday, Sept. 30 @ 9 p.m.
Searching for the perfect combination of string plucking, button pushing and knob turning to craft the ideal sound to make you forget your world and step into theirs. Electro / Indie Pop. Event is 18+.
Admission: $23 in advance, $28 day of show
Location: Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road

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