Three Rivers Festival events – Saturday, July 14, 2012

Here are the Three Rivers Festival Events for today, Saturday, July 14, 2012:

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[li]Antiques in the Park July 14-15 Sat 8am – 6pm, Sun 8am-5pm; McCulloch Park, 1700 Broadway 260.483.5236. Fort Wayne’s favorite Antiques Show is spread throughout a lovely historic park. Dealers from the Tri State area offer furniture,
primitives, glassware, garden decor, classic antiques, shabby chic, great finds, and one of a kinds! FREE parking. FREE Admission![/li]
[li]Antique & Collectible Flea Market; July 14-15 9-5 Sat, 10-4 Sun. Lawton Park, Clinton @ Fourth St 260-432-3618 OR 419-258-6361. A Festival favorite: an old-fashioned Flea Market with 70 Vendors and ample parking. Vendors featuring antiques and collectible furniture, glass and linen, plus handmade crafts, new and used merchandise. A little something for everyone! Admission: Free![/li]
[li]Art Exhibition July 14-Aug 17. (Univ. of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts presents the 35th Annual Ventures in Creativity Art Exhibition by the Fort Wayne Artists Guild). Rolland Art Center, Weatherhead Gallery – Univ. of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St. 260.399.7700 x8001 Website. This exhibition will feature artworks by regional artists in a variety of media. Opening Reception: Saturday, July 14, 6-9pm. Awards at 7pm. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm through Friday, August 17. Admission: Free[/li]
[li]Art in the Park July 14-15 Sat 11 AM – 6 PM; Sun 11 AM – 5 PM. Freimann Square; Clinton @ Main St. 260-426-5556 An outdoor showcase of regional and national fine artists, you’ll be captivated by over 70 booths of extraordinary artwork, from hand-blown glassware, sculptures and paintings, to exquisite jewelry and photographs. Free live entertainment both days. Sponsors: Fire & Police Credit Union and Pond Champs. Admission: Free![/li]
[li]Art & Music: Michael Rhoades “THE VOICE IN THE FOREST” July 14-21 Sat 11 AM – 9 PM. Lotus Gallery, 1302 Lafayette St., Suite 205 260.414.0450 “The Voice in the Forest” is an Installation by painter/composer Michael Rhoades. Many of his large scale forest landscape oil paintings will be on exhibit and will be accompanied by his music involving woodland sounds that evolveinto computer generated electronic music compositions. The music will be played over a very high quality 4 channel sound system.
Admission: Free![/li]
[li]Beach VolleyBall Coed Fours – Fair Play Volleyball July 14 9 AM – 10 PM. The River City Complex, 1550 Griffin Street 260.402.3999 Join us at the Beach Volleyball Competition on the white sands beach courts of River City. 4 divisions: A, B, B+ teams play 9am-1pm. B+, B, C teams play 6-10pm. 2 guys and 2 gals is the norm for teams, but more gals is ok. Admission: Spectators Free; $15 participants ($60 team)[/li]
[li]Bloodmobile (American Red Cross Bloodmobile) July 14 12:30-5:30 PM. Barr Street @ Superior, next to Junk Food Alley 1-800-REDCROSS Help save lives—give blood! The Bloodmobile will be on Barr Street, next to Food Alley, right after the Parade.[/li]
[li]Cat Show (Hoosier Hisser’s Cat Show) July 14 8 AM – 5 PM. Saint Francis University North Campus Gymnasium, 2702 Spring Street 260.503.9587 American Cat Fancier’s affiliated Championship and Household Pet Cat Show will host approx. 100 cats, with over 30 breeds represented. Spectator Admission: $5/person, $10/family. TRF Button Discount $1 off[/li]
[li]Chalk Walk (FWMoA Chalk Walk) July 14-15 Noon – 6 PM. Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 E. Main Street 260-422-6467 Join the Fort Wayne Museum of Art for Chalk Walk! We will fill Main Street in front of the Museum with more than 250 local artists who will give a new breath of life and color to Downtown! Admission: Free![/li]
[li]Clean Comedy for Kids Helping Kids July 14 12:30 – 1:30 PM. Headwaters Park East, Vera Bradley Plaza 260.426.5556 An Afternoon of Music, Comedy and Fun to benefit Riley Children’s Hospital, Right after the Parade, head over to the Vera Bradley Festival Plaza for a FREE afternoon of music and family-friendly comedy by national comedian and storyteller Dave Rudolf. Sponsored by Snickerz, the Official Comedy Club of TRF, Majic 95.1 and Edy’s. Admission: Free; Donations accepted for Riley Children’s Hospital[/li]
[li]Concert: Salute to our Veterans with “Bruce in the USA” – World’s #1 Tribute to Bruce Springsteen & The E. St. Band. Headwaters Park East, Vera Bradley Plaza 260-426-5556 Doors open 6pm Join us in a Salute to our Veterans, with the high-energy musical experience of “Bruce in the USA – World’s #1 Tribute to Bruce Springsteen.” FREE Admission to all Veterans with proof of service. Opening performers include Sunny Taylor with Ben Porter, and Allan & Ashcraft. Admission: $10, VETERANS FREE! Kids under 12 free with adult.[/li]
[li]Corn Hole (Fort Wayne Newspapers Corn Hole Classic) July 14-15 1 PM – 11 PM. Headwaters West Gated Pavilion 260.461.8274 Two-day, 128 team single elimination bracket tournament is open to ages 12 or older. Cash prizes will be give to the top three places. Admission: Spectators Free, Participants $50 per 2-person team (pre-register)[/li]
[li]Crafters’ Market July 14-15 Sat 11 AM – 6 PM; Sun 11 AM – 5 PM. North of Freimann Square 260.426.5556 Whether you’re looking for jewelry, apparel, or a unique gift, you’ll admire the talent of crafters from around the region in this cozy market area.[/li]
[li]Daylily Show – Fort Wayne Daylily Show & Sale July 14 10 AM – 3 PM. Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St 260-489-4781 Come join us for our free annual Daylily show! The Fort Wayne Daylily Club will display many beautiful daylilies at the Botanical Conservatory. Members will be on hand to answer questions, and plants will also be available for sale. Enjoy the many colors of our favorite perennial! Admission: Free![/li]
[li]DeBrand Chocolate Tours Now thru July 21 Mon-Sat 10AM-6PM; Sun 12PM-5PM. DeBrand Headquarters, 10105 Auburn Park Dr. 260.969.8330 View our chocolate making kitchens where you’ll see the artisan process involved in making our coveted treats. DeBrand Tours are a great way to add a little fun and “chocolate” to your day! Admission includes a $5 rebate on a purchase of $10 or more. Admission: $5 per person.[/li]
[li]Diamond Dash July 14 2:30-5:30 PM. Headwaters Park East, Vera Bradley Plaza 260.471.5100 Hosted by 98.9 The Bear, contestants vie for a $10,000 Diamond Ring from Peter Franklin Jewelers. A series of clues thru text will lead one lucky winner who is the first to find all eight stops and complete all challenges to the prize! Pre-register at Check in 1:30-2:30pm @ Festival Plaza. Diamond Dash begins at 2:30 pm. Sponsored by K105, ESPN, The Fan.[/li]
[li]Downtown Midway Now thru July 21 11 AM – 11 PM. Headwaters Park East & West 260.426.5556 Amusement rides (buy tickets or all-day wristbands), Free displays, Air National Guard, Army National Guard Rock Wall & Obstacle Course; Fee-based attractions: Helicopter rides, Zip Line, Old Time Photos, Caricatures, Face Painting & more. So much to do—come spend the day at the Downtown Midway![/li]
[li]Family Fun Fair (Praise Park Fair) July 14 2 PM – 7 PM. Praise Park, 5396 St Joe Center Road 260.485.9681 Don’t miss the Official Ribbon Cutting at 2pm, followed by live music, an Ultimate Frisbee tournament, inflatables, food by local vendors, displays by local artisans and so much more. Join us![/li]
[li]Family Fun Day at the Park (Allen County Bar Association) July 14 11 AM – 1 PM. Allen County Courthouse Green, 715 South Calhoun Street 260.423.2359 Tour the beautifully restored Courthouse. “Witness” a mock trial, and let your kids play some old-fashioned games on the Courthouse park. Admission: Free![/li]
[li]Festival Plaza (Vera Bradley Festival Plaza) Now thru July 21 11 AM – 11 PM. Headwaters Park East, 333 S. Clinton 260.426.5556 Take a break from the sun — come on in, grab a cold drink and mingle with friends, while enjoying your Junk Food Alley munchies! Fabulous regional and national entertainment every night, at family-friendly prices! Sponsored bvy Meijer & Hoosier Metals. Admission: FREE before 6 pm. After 6pm, Varies, Kids under 12 FREE with adult! TRF Button Discount: $1[/li]
[li]Garage Sale (Fort Wayne’s Largest Garage Sale) July 14-15, 20-21 Sat 9 AM – 5 PM, Sun 12-5 PM. St. John Lutheran Church 260.426.5751 or 260.249.8229 Bargains galore: Clothes, books, furniture, collectibles, sports items, electronics, household items, baby items, and more! Proceeds benefit St. John Lutheran School. Admission: Free![/li]
[li]Garage Sale (Come2go Ministries, Inc.) July 14 8 AM – 4 PM. 323 W. Baker Street , just south of Parkview Field 260-426-6464 Browse through an amazing assortment of home furnishings, home and kitchen items, decorative pieces, electronics, records, clothing, sporting goods, gadgets and more, in the comfort of air-conditioning! Admission: Free[/li]
[li]Lutheran Health Network Parade July 14 10 AM – Noon. Downtown Fort Wayne 260.426.5556 Parade Theme: Community Landmarks and Legends. All your parade favorites, since 1969: Marching bands, colorful floats, horses, clowns & balloons! Experience two hours of fun from your favorite vantage point along the 2-mile downtown route! Grand Marshals: All Military Veterans and special guest, Lance Corporal Brandon Long.[/li]
[li]Planetarium Skies – Univ. of Saint Francis July 13-15, 20-21 Sat & Sun 3:30-7 PM. Schouweiler Planetarium, Achatz Science Bldg., 2701 Spring St. 260-399-7700 x 8211 Evening programs are age appropriate for 5th graders-adults. Afternoon family matinees for children and their adult friends are in two age appropriate formats: preschoolers through 1st grade; and, 2nd-4th grade. Visit website for more information. Admission $4 adults, $3 children and seniors, $14 family rate. TRF Button Discount $1 off.[/li]
[li]Rummage Sale: First Wayne Street UMC July 14 8 AM – 3 PM. First Wayne St. United Methodist Church, 300 E Wayne St. 260.422.4681 Love a bargain? This annual rummage sale provides quality, gently used items at a reasonable cost. The proceeds from this sale benefit the children’s council of First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, a downtown community for over 175 years. Admission: Free[/li]
[li]Runners on Parade July 14 6:00 AM Registration, Race starts 8:00 AM. Fort Wayne Orthopaedics Presents Runners on Parade 5K Headwaters Park West 260.450.1071 Join 1,000 other participants as they walk, jog, run or race the most competitive 5k event in Northeast Indiana. Participation fee is $18 if registered prior to July 8 (discount for FWTC members). $25 after 7/8. NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.[/li]
[li]T.R.A.I.N. (Three Rivers T.R.A.I.N. Display) Now thru July 21 M-F 10AM-5PM, Sat-Sun Noon-5PM. History Center, 302 E. Berry 260.426.2882 Special Model Railroad exhibit, including an HO scale, fully operational freight yard. Regular museum admission applies. Admission: $5 Adults, $3 students & seniors, Members or 5 & under.[/li]
[li]Free Wii Bowling Tournament (Intergenerational Wii Bowling) July 14 1:30 PM. FW Parks & Recreation Community Center 233 W. Main St. 260.427.6467 Get your team together! One child (age 4-16) and one adult (50+) and compete for top prizes in our Wii Bowling Tournament. Prizes will be awarded to top 3 teams ($100, $75 and $50 gift cards) Register by calling 427-6467 by July 6. Admission: $10 per team. Spectators are welcome (no charge).[/li]


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[li]Download the official Three Rivers Festival guide book[/li]
[li]Official Three Rivers Festival website[/li]


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