News release from Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation:
What’s Happening in the Parks
Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration
Friday & Saturday, May 20 – 21, 10 am – 5 pm
Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Rd.
Free Admission/Free Parking
Join us at Salomon Farm for a two-day celebration of fiber arts. The focus of this festival is education through hands-on participation and demonstrations of the processes of making natural fiber products – wool dyeing, spinning, weaving and more. Vendors specializing in fiber arts will sell equipment and supplies such as spinning wheels, wooden knitting needles, looms and shuttles, felting needles and forms, and crochet hooks. Natural fiber including wool, alpaca, silk and cotton, as well as hand-made fiber products such as sweaters, mittens, shawls and more will be for sale. Food vendors will also be on the grounds. The Fiber Arts Celebration is co-sponsored by the Flax and Fleecers Spinning Guild of Fort Wayne and the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department. Call Renee Baines at 427-6005 for more information. Due to the nature of this event, pets are not allowed.
B.J. Thomas Concert:
Saturday, May 21, 8 pm
During the four decades B.J. Thomas has performed, he has sold more than 70 million records, earned two Platinum records, had 11 Gold records and won five Grammy and two Dove Awards for Gospel Recordings. Some of his Top 40 Pop/Rock Hits include “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head,” “Eyes of a New York Woman,” “Hooked on a Feeling,” and “Rock and Roll Lullaby.” Sponsored by Fun 101.7 WLDE, Whatzup and MedPartners. Purchase tickets on-line at www.fortwayneparks.org.
Fort Wayne Youth Symphony/Fort Wayne Children’s Choir
Sunday, May 22, 3 pm
These stellar groups are getting together to give their audience an afternoon of spectacular musical entertainment.
For more information about any of these events, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 427-6000 or visit www.fortwayneparks.org.