DID Last Saturday also this weekend – 6/30/2012

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This Saturday is also one of the Downtown Improvement District’s ‘Last Saturday’ events.

List of the events:


Stoner’s Funstore

Dick Stoner will give free magic demonstrations and show children how to do some of the magic tricks he sells in his fun store. 9:30am- 5:30pm. No Cover. funnygoofycrap.com


The Downtown Improvement District brings back Buskerfest with an all day extravaganza! Join this celebration of the street performer from 4-11pm! You will especially not want to miss the finale with fire dancers and the wonderful, local, End Times Spasm Band! Corner of Wayne and Calhoun Street. No Cover.

J.K. O’Donnell’s Irish Ale House

JK’s presents its regular afternoon entertainment with Kenny Taylor from 1-4pm, and No cover 121 West Wayne Street, 46802 www.jkodonnells.com

Lotus Gallery

Olivia Fabian and OFabz presents their Pop Up Shop Tour, a one day pop up retail space and performance that is bound to give you a few reasons to get your wallet out! The event is split into two parts, with “Lunch n Shop”, featuring Bravas Dogs, from 12-3pm, and “Dance n Shop” featuring Heaven’s Gateway Drugs and Bob Wagner’s Liquid Light Show from 7-10pm! Located at 1301 Lafayette Street, at the corner of Lafayette and Douglas, across the street from the Anthis Career Center and the downtown Post Office. No Cover All Ages, cash bar by CS3. www.lotusfw.com

816 Pint and Slice

Hope Arthur provides a wonderfully different experience with an installation including silent film, live music, and an exhibition of photography! Stop on by throughout the night for different moods and movies! 816 South Calhoun Street www.pintandslice.com

Allen County Public Library

Be sure to check out the ACPL’s first overlapping Rock the Plaza of 2012! The bands include: Big Caddy Daddy, Juke Joint Live, and Pop-n-Fresh! These free, all ages performances are a great way to spend a Saturday night! Starts at 6pm. On Wayne at intersection with Webster. funnygoofycrap.com

Foellinger Freimann Botanical Conservatory

Take in the unique experience of “Butterflies of Malaysia”, a living exhibit of these tropical varieties of butterflies in downtown’s most beautiful garden! The exhibit will be up through July 8th, but by visiting on a Last Saturday, the Botanical Conservatory is offering a $1 off admission! For more information please contact (260) 427-6011.

History Center

Offers Half-price admission from noon to 5pm on all Last Saturdays! $2.50 adults, $1.50 children, 5 and under Free. 302 East Berry Street 260-426-2882.

Science Central

Will offer half price admission from 10am to 5pm! $4.00 children and adults, $3.50 for seniors, free 2 and under. 1950 North Clinton Street 260-424-2400.

Arts Campus: Join us at the arts campus for a number of great cultural experiences for the whole family!

Fort Wayne Museum of Art

The Museum always has great exhibitions! Make them a part of your Last Saturdays and check out “Challenging the Figure: Works by Loren Olson”, “Gwen Gutwein: Barns of Indiana”, “Max Altekruse: Artist and Illustrator”, “Step out Gently”, and “Outside the Circle: Indiana Woodturning”. 11am-6pm $5 adults, $3 students, $10 families, free for members. 311 East Main Street 260-422-6467.


Artlink will present “Wheels” an exhibition of over 70 artist’s art objects that have or depict wheels! 12pm-6pm $2 suggested donation.

Fort Wayne Ballet

The Fort Wayne Ballet will be presenting the film, “Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance”, accompanied by two Joffrey veterans, Jeremy Blanton and Kim Sagami who will be available after to film to answer questions and expand on what is presented. The screening will also be paired with the tasty treats at Kernel Coladas. You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity! Located in the Auer Center for the Arts, 300 E. Main Street. No Cover. For more information, called 260-484-9646.

Cinema Center

Last Saturdays film listings coming soon! Tickets are $8 general admission, $6.50 students and seniors, $5 Cinema Center members, $4 Senior and Student CC members, $3 IPFW and Saint Francis students (w/ID), and $2 Indiana Tech students w/ID.

Univ of St. Francis School of Creative Arts Outdoor Gallery

Please take the time to visit the 17 pieces of student art attached to the Arts United Center in a unique public arts project. Taken from the workshop “Documentary Storytelling with David Turnley,” the students produced documentary photography which was then chosen to be printed and presented publicly. No cover, open indefinitely.

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