Three Rivers Festival events for Monday, July 13, 2015
Children’s Gently Used Book Swap and SaleÂ – 8-4 PM Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Community Center, 233 W Main St â€¢ 260-427-6460 â€¢ fortwayneparks.org. 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.
Creative Construction: Lego Building ChallengeÂ – 8 AM-7 PM Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Community Center, 233 W Main St â€¢ 260-427-6467 â€¢ fortwayneparks.org Join the Lego Challenge and let your imagination soar! Compete in team or solo challenges. You will be given a Lego kit to build something that fits the designated theme. Building will take place on July 10th. Register by July 7 ($12) for building.
T.R.A.I.N. DisplayÂ – 10 AM-5 PM. The History Center, 302 East Berry, Corner of Berry and Barr Streets â€¢ 260-426-2882 â€¢ www.fwhistorycenter.com. 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.
Castle Gallery Fine Art 20 Year AnniversaryÂ – 11:00 AM.Â Castle Gallery, 1202 W. Wayne St â€¢ 260-426-6568 â€¢ castlegallery.com.Â Castle Gallery Fine Art is located in the historic West Central. Neighborhood and was formerly the Fort Wayne Museum of Art and the Fort Wayne Art Institute. Originally built in 1905 for the B. Paul Mossman family, the gallery features the work of fine regional and national artists.
Lunch Time TrolleyÂ – Today & thru July 17 11 AM-1:30 PM.Â Downtown Fort Wayne â€¢ 260-426-5556 â€¢ ThreeRiversFestival.org.Â Hop on the FREE Lunch Time Trolley; Eight convenient stops throughout downtown will take you to and from Junk Food Alley. Sponsored by First Financial Bank.
Lunch Time MusicÂ – 11:00 AM Hanning & Bean Festival Plaza, Headwaters East 260-426-5556. ThreeRiversFestival.org. Grab a sandwich, duck out of the sun and enjoy jazz music from Guylenn Delassus sponsored by LaSalle Jazz Cabaret. Guylenn has traveled the world as a vocalist of the Claude Bolling Big Band and has also released solo CDs, notably a re-release of the only full recording of Duke Ellington’s suite Black, Brown and Beige.Â Free admission.
Three Rivers Open Tours at DeBrandÂ – 11 AM-6PM DeBrand Headquarters , 10105 Auburn Park Drive â€¢ 260-969-8335 â€¢Â https://www.debrand.com/aboutus/tours/. 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.
Downtown MidwayÂ – 11 AM-11 PM Headwaters Park East & West â€¢ 260-426-5556 â€¢ ThreeRiversFestival.org Amusement rides (buy tickets or all-day wristbands), Pony Rides, Water Balls & Human Hamster Balls, Face Painting & more. Presented by Hanning & Bean.
Helicopter RidesÂ – 11 AM-11 PM Headwaters Park West â€¢ 260-426-5556 â€¢ www.ThreeRiversFestival.org. 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.
Diaper Changing & Nursing Moms Tent 3-8 PM Headwaters Park West, near Kiddie Rides â€¢ www.stjoecommunitychurch.org. 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 PetÂ – 3-8 PM Lakeside Park, 1401 Lake Ave, Lakeside Pavilion #2 â€¢ 260-427-5508 â€¢ fwacc.org Professional photo shoot features families with pets to benefit animal safety education. $15 fee includes one 5Ã—7 photo with reprint waiver. Additional packages available. $15 per photo pose
Dearly DepartedÂ – 4:30-7:00 PM Lindenwood Cemetery, 2324 W. Main St â€¢ 260-426-5117 â€¢ archfw.org. Join ARCH for a tour through historic Lindenwood Cemetery and hear stories of 15 Fort Wayne citizens whose lives have a City street or park named in their honor. Free admission. Sponsored by ARCH, Inc, History Center & Lindenwood Cemetery.
Waiter-Waitress ContestÂ – Check in 5:30 PM, Races 6:30 PM.Â Festival Plaza, Headwaters East Pavilion â€¢ 260-426-5556 â€¢ ThreeRiversFestival.org. Watch your favorite restaurants compete in a unique obstacle course. 3-person teams race thru a simulated dining room, hoping not to spill their pitchers of water on the judges at the table. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place teams. Admission: Free; participants $30 team fee. Presented by Visit Fort Wayne & GFS
Plymouth Congregational Church Summer Arts FestivalÂ – 7:00 PM.Â Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 W. Berry St â€¢ 260-423-9424â€¢ www.plymouthfw.org 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.
Fort Wayne TinCaps Home Baseball GameÂ – 7:05 PM Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St â€¢ 260-482-6400 â€¢ TinCaps.com. Fort Wayne TinCaps Home Baseball Game vs Great Lakes. Post Game Fireworks, Select Food Items for $1. Tickets: $5-$36.
Concert – Cougar HunterÂ – Today 8:00 PM Hanning & Bean Festival Plaza, Headwaters East â€¢ 260-426-5556 â€¢ www.ThreeRiversFestival.org.Â After the Waiter-Waitress Contest, everyone is invited to stay and enjoy the glam rock theatrics of Cougar Hunter. FREE admission! Welcomed by Ash Brokerage. Sponsored by 98.9 The Bear.