Every month on the Last Saturday, downtown Fort Wayne offers a wide variety of activities. The goal for the Cultural District is to attract visitors downtown to experience diverse social, arts, and cultural opportunities. There are events for every age and interest. Last Saturdays is a great way for individual artists and organizations to share their message with a large, built-in audience, and create vibrancy in downtown Fort Wayne. Let us know about your downtown event on a Last Saturday by emailing us at info@DowntownFortWayne.com. Tweet using #LastSaturdays
October 29, 2016 Last Saturdays Schedule:
1100 South Calhoun
Visit our outdoor Punkin’ Path where you can enjoy the fall surroundings and take festive pictures with your little ones. The path will be decorated with pumpkins, gourds, bales of straw and gnomes to provide fun photo memories! Gnomes are caretakers of land and animals; they are industrious, enjoy all kinds of games and they love to travel! Watch for them all along the path.
Bath Fizzies with the Narwhal and the Manatee
1100 South Calhoun
Have you visited The Narwhal and the Manatee in the City Exchange yet? If you have, you know about this bath boutique’s scintillating looks good-enough-to-eat creations designed to create an unforgettable bath and beauty experience. At this customizable class you will be able to make between 3 and 5 fizzies (bath bombs) from the signature base recipe which you can customize your own fragrance, color and glitter.
Fee $15/public, $12/member, Registration deadline Oct. 20. Registration Deadline Oct. 20
Fort Wayne Museum of Art
431 W. Berry St.
• The Whispering Light
• Day of the Dead/ Dia de los Muertos
• The Spirit of Innovation: American Abstraction, 1960 to 1975
1950 North Clinton
Discounted Admission $5
Step right up to explore your bones! Learn how diet and exercise keeps your skeleton in tip-top shape! Bones Carnival builds awareness about the importance of developing proper, lifelong habits for healthy bones. The interactive exhibits and informational signs describe the vital need for people to eat plenty of calcium-rich foods, avoid osteoporosis and bone disease, and get plenty of exercise to ensure better bone health now and in the future. The exhibition was developed by Purdue University.
302 E Berry St
Half Price Admission
200@200 is a celebration of Fort Wayne’s legacy of progress throughout Indiana’s 200 years of history. Using artifacts from the museum’s collection of 28,000 objects, the History Center will tell 200 unique stories of Fort Wayne’s role in the 200 years of Indiana’s statehood throughout the 2016 bicentennial year.
Fort Wayne Farmer’s Market Indoor Winter Market
Lincoln Financial Event Center
1301 Ewing St
A group of local market enthusiasts and vendors have come together in a grassroots effort to create an indoor farmers market. Vendors will be carefully chosen and selected to provide an optimum market experience.
Saturday, October 8, 2016 – Saturday, May 13, 2017
9 am – 1 pm
North Coast Organics
127 W Wayne St
North Coast Organics will be offering a free certified organic body care sample from their line during Last Saturdays.
ARCH Murder, Mystery & Mayhem: Haunted Walking Tour
Visit Fort Wayne
927 S Harrison St
ARCH’s Murder Mystery Mayhem walking tours take you through Downtown Fort Wayne to various sites and all the darker stories affiliated with them. Filled with new, true stories as well as some of our favorites from years past, you will not want to miss this year’s tours.
Walking Tour is $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-12. Purchase tickets at archfw.org or at the ticket booth.
First Presbyterian Theater
300 W Wayne St
Thomas “Fats” Waller rose to fame during the Harlem Renaissance. Ain’t Misbehavin’ evoked the delightful humor and infectious energy of this American original as a versatile cast struts, strums and sings the songs he made famous in a career that ranged from uptown clubs to downtown Tin Pan Alley. Fat’s music will delight audiences of all ages. Conceived by Richard Maltby Jr. and Murray Horwitz.
Grand Wayne Convention Center
120 W Jefferson Blvd
Fantasticon is a mid-size show created for true comic book and pop culture collectors and fans. The fans that come to our shows are true collectors that are looking for those rare items for their personal collections. Most leave very satisfied as we pride ourselves on having great dealers and artists at our shows. If you collect it, you will find it at a Fantasticon Show.
Saturday October 29 – 10am-6pm – Admission $8.50 in advance and $12.00 Day of Show
Sunday October 30 – 10am – 5pm – Admission $5.50 in advance and $8.00 Day of Show
Natures Thread: Gallery Opening with Nancy Fritz and Lizabeth Yager
The Gallery at PranaYoga School
1301 Lafayette Street
The phenomenon of the physical world sewn together with universal patterns and symbols that represent the mind, body, and spirit. Join us for Nature’s Thread, two artists coming together expressing sacred geometry and natural blessings of nature.
The Phil Pops Series: Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II
Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre
125 W Jefferson Blvd
The Philharmonic gets even more animated when Bugs Bunny takes center stage with iconic scores from your favorite Looney Tunes while the animated shorts appear on the big screen. This brand-new version of the concert features classic favorites like “What’s Opera, Doc?” and “The Rabbit of Seville,” plus scores of new additions, including the cutting-edge 3D cartoons “Rabid Rider” and “Coyote Falls.” Join Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a hilarious night at the Philharmonic. LOONEY TUNES and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s16) Created by George Daugherty & David Ka Lik Wong.