Three Rivers Festival events for Sunday, July 12th


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Three Rivers Festival events for Sunday, July 12, 2015


Please note: The free Three Rivers Festival Excursions scheduled for this weekend, as well as the Three Rivers Festival Raft Race on July 18th have been cancelled. More information.


Three Rivers Festival Bicycle Tour – 7:00 AM Hickory Center School , 3606 Baird Rd • 260-443-3075 • A bicycle ride on marked routes of 14, 25, 52, 63, or 100 miles in Allen, Whitley, and Noble Counties. The ride begins at Hickory Center Elementary School in northwest Fort Wayne with a rest stop in Churubusco. Helmet required. Admission: $15/Adult, $8/Child before June 27th; $20/Adult, $12/Child after June 27th.

Antiques At The Park – Today & July 12 8 AM-4 PM McCulloch Park, 1700 Broadway •260-483-3592 Fort Wayne’s finest antiques show. Local and tristate area dealers display furniture, glassware, primitives and much more at the Historic McCulloch Park on Broadway. Hosted by Fort Furnishing Refinishing. Hosted by Fort Wayne Antique Dealers Assoc.

Chalk Walk – Public can visit from 10am Saturday through sundown on Sunday. 311 E. Main Street; Artists will be chalking on Main St between Lafayette St & Barr St • 260-422-6467 • Chalk Walk attracts 40,000 visitors to watch artists (amateur and advanced) transform a square on Main Street using pastels into original or reproduced artwork. Approximately 250 artists participate. $5 for a 4×4 square, $10 for an 8×8 square. Sponsored by: Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Lawton Park Antique-Collectible Flea Market – 10-4 PM Lawton Park- Clinton & Fourth Street • 419-258-6361. The Lawton Park Flea Market is going on its 46th year. This annual event is a place to find vintage antiques, collectibles, crafts, and a whole lot more. Come out and see your favorite dealers or meet some new ones over 70 dealers participating.

Art in the Park – 11 AM-5 PM Clinton @ Main St • 260-426-5556 • An outdoor showcase of regional and national fine artists, you’ll be captivated by 100 booths of extraordinary artwork, from hand-blown glassware, sculptures and paintings, to exquisite jewelry and photographs. Free live entertainment both days. Presented by Vera Bradley.

Crafter’s Market – 11 AM-9 PM Headwaters West • 260-426-5556 • Whether you’re looking for hand-crafted jewelry, apparel, or a unique gift, you’ll admire the talent of crafter’s from around the region in this cozy Crafter’s Market.

Downtown Midway – 11 AM-11 PM Headwaters Park East & West • 260-426-5556 • Amusement rides (buy tickets or all-day wristbands), Pony Rides, Water Balls & Human Hamster Balls, Face Painting & more. Presented by Hanning & Bean.

Helicopter Rides – 11 am-11 pm Headwaters Park West • 260-426-5556 • Paratus Helicopter Rides – Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Festival and downtown. Cost $20 per person. Minimum 2 persons, maximum 3 persons. No age restrictions.

Three Rivers Open Tours at De Brand – 12-5 PM De Brand Headquarters, 10105 Auburn Park Drive • 260-969-8335 • De Brand Tours are July 10-18, every half hour: 11-6pm. Tours are $5/person with a $5 rebate on a purchase of $10 or more.

Children’s Gently Used Book Swap and Sale – 12-5 PM Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Community Center, 233 W Main St • 260-427-6460 • Our book swap and sale is your opportunity to trade in the books you’ve already read for something you haven’t. Kids may swap up to 5 books per day. Purchasing is unlimited.

Fort Wayne’s Largest Garage Sale! – 12:00 PM St. John Lutheran Church, 729 W Washington Blvd • 260-426-5751 • The largest garage sale in Fort Wayne – over 7,000 square feet of Christmas, glassware, kitchen items, furniture, clothing, books, toys, and much, much more! Credit cards accepted! Adult clothing bag sale every Saturday from 8-12.

T.R.A.I.N. Display – 12-5 PM The History Center, 302 East Berry, Corner of Berry and Barr Streets • 260-426-2882 • The History Center will be hosting T.R.A.I.N. display for Three Rivers Festival. This impressive model train show highlights Fort Wayne’s history. Admission: $6 adults; $4 seniors and youth; 2 & under free.

Science Central Eggs-Travaganza – Check in 12:30 pm; Event 1:00 pm. Science Central. 1950 N. Clinton St • 260-424-2400 •; Visit Science Central, July 12, for Egg Drop, $1 admission and FREE Bike Helmets. Sponsors include Design Collaborative, Hoosier Academies, 95.1 BEST FM, Fraternal Order of Police, Neuro Spine and Pain Center.

Three Rivers Three Point Challenge – 1-5 PM Central YMCA Parking Lot, 1020 Barr St. • 260-420-1305. Participants will have 30 seconds to make as many 3 point shots as possible for a chance to win cool prizes. Admission: $3.00 to participate.

Fort Wayne TinCaps Home Baseball Game – 1:05 PM Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St • 260-482-6400 • Fort Wayne TinCaps Home Baseball Game vs Great Lakes. Post Game Autographs. Tickets: $5-$36.

Concordia Lutheran High School Alumni Musical – “Into the Woods” 2:00 PM Concordia Lutheran High School • 1601 St. Joe River Dr • 260-483-1102. Concordia Lutheran High School will present its third annual summer alumni musical, “Into the Woods.” Come see the musical on which the current film was based. Tickets are $7. Sponsored by: Concordia Lutheran High School.

Fort Wayne Summer Music Theatre Presents “RENT” – 2:00 PM. IPFW Williams Theatre, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd 8 260-481-6555 • Bases on Puccini’s beloved opera La Boheme, Rent follows the ups and downs of a year in the life of a group of impoverished, artistic friends living in Manhattan’s East Village. This production contains mature content. Admission: $12/students 18 & under with ID; $15/Adults

Plymouth Congregational Church Summer Arts Festival – 2:00 PM. Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 W. Berry St • 260-423-9424• Free concerts for all ages every night of the Three Rivers Festival. Varous concerts featuring a classic hymnsing, organ, chamber music, jazz combo, and three performances of the musical Godspell. Free-will offering accepted at each concert.

Old-Fashioned Hymn Sing and Ice Cream Social – 3:00 PM Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave • 260-484-6696 • Come enjoy a time of singing some favorite hymns. Afterwards, join old and new friends in fellowship at an Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social.

Diaper Changing & Nursing Moms Tent – 3-8 PM Headwaters Park West, near Kiddie Rides • We welcome families to enjoy shade and privacy to change children’s diapers, and nursing moms to feed their newborns, thanks to friends at St Joe Community Church.

Picture Your Pet – Today & July 13 3-8 PM Lakeside Park, 1401 Lake Ave, Lakeside Pavilion #2 • 260-427-5508 • Professional photo shoot features families with pets to benefit animal safety education. $15 fee includes one 5×7 photo with reprint waiver. Additional packages available. $15 per photo pose

Evening Planetarium Programs and Afternoon Family Planetarium Programs – 3:30 & 7:00 PM. Schouweiler Planetarium, Achatz Hall, University of Saint Francis . 2701 Spring Street • 260-399-7700 • Afternoon programs for preschoolers through 1st grade & 2nd through 4th grade. Evening programs for 5th graders & up. For more information visit Admission $4 adults, $3 children and seniors, $14 family rate. Three Rivers Festival Button Discount $1 off.

Concert – STAR 88.3 MUSIC SUNDAY – Doors open 4:30 PM Headlining the 2015 Star music stage is Building 429, joined by Christian rapper KJ-52. Also appearing are Moriah Peters and About a Mile. Tickets & details available at also.

Imago Dei Love Feast Meal – 4:30 PM Fort Wayne Community Center, 233 W. Main St • 260-423-2313. Imago Dei is hosting a free cookout open to all people. This free meal will begin being served at 4:30 pm at the Community Center. Sponsored by Imago Dei.

Creative Construction: Lego Building Challenge – 6:00 PM Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Community Center, 233 W Main St •260-427-6467 • Join the Lego Challenge. You will build according to given theme on July 10th at 6pm. Register by July 7 ($12) Free public voting and Lego play ($3)July 11-12 noon – 5pm July 13-15 8am-7pm.

Creative Sports BMX Team Fueled by: Monster Energy, Today thru July 12, Noon, 4pm, 7pm, 9pm. Club Soda Parking Lot. 260-426-5556. Enjoy BMX stunt shows with autographs and cool gear giveaways.


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