Three Rivers Festival events for Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Creative Construction: Lego Building Challenge – 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. 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.
Discover ACRES’ Open House and Hike Acres Office on the Tom & Jane Dustin Nature Preserve, – 9 AM-3 PM, 1802 Chapman Rd, Huntertown, â€¢ 260-637-2273 â€¢ acreslandtrust.org Celebrate our community’s waterways including the beautiful Cedar Creek Corridor! Explore moderate, unpaved trails through land protected by ACRES Land Trust. Refreshments available. Meet staff and ask us about our work preserving natural areas.
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 Castle Gallery, 1202 W. Wayne St â€¢ 260-426-6568 â€¢ castlegallery.com Castle Gallery Fine Art is located in the historic West Central Neighborhood and was formerly the Fort Wayne Museum of Art and part of 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 – 11 AM-1:30 PM Downtown Fort Wayne â€¢ 260-426-5556 â€¢ ThreeRiversFestival.org 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 Music 11:30 AM Hanning & Bean Festival Plaza, Headwaters East 260-426-5556 ThreeRiversFestival.org Grab a sandwich, duck out of the sun and enjoy music from the Atomic Sharks. FREE!
Three Rivers Festival Family Fun DayÂ – Today 11 AM-11 PM Hanning & Bean Festival Plaza â€¢ 260-426-5556 â€¢ ThreeRiversFestival.org. Bring the kids down to festival plaza to enjoy free games, contests, character appearance by Spiderman & Elsa, music, and discounted ride wristbands. Sponsored by Indiana Wesleyan University and Fun 101.7. FREE Admission.
Three Rivers Open Tours at De BrandÂ – 11 -6 PM De Brand Headquarters, 10105 Auburn Park Drive â€¢ 260-969-8335 â€¢Â https://www.debrand.com/aboutus/tours/.Â 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.
Marketplace – Today thru July 18 11 AM-11 PM Headwaters West â€¢ 260-426-5556 â€¢ ThreeRiversFestival.org A mini-shopping bazaar for your browsing pleasure! Apparel, gifts, toys, home decor, home improvement, crafts & more! Marketplace presented by Paint the Town Graphics.
Downtown Midway 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 Rides 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.
Scale Model Ship Display & DemonstrationÂ – 11:30 AM Freimann Square, 200 E. Main St. â€¢ 260-459-2065 â€¢ scalemodelboatclub.tripod.com. A group of R/C hobbyists, who enjoy sharing their hobby with causal observers and experienced model builders, will display and operate a variety of scale model ships and boats on the Freimann Square pond.
An Afternoon with Rodney Cordner & FriendsÂ – 12:00 PM.Â Allen County Public Library Plaza, 900 Library Plaza â€¢ 260-421-1210 â€¢ acpl.com. Rodney’s songs are steeped in the traditions, troubles, and sense of place of Northern Ireland and reflect a deep connection with his homeland. He has played many festival and concert performances in North America, Great Britain and Europe.
Follow the PipesÂ – 1:00 PM 260-426-2882 â€¢ https://www.fwhistorycenter.org/.Â The History Center and American Guild of Organists Present a Tour of Fort Wayne pipe organs, with performances at each location. Contact the History Center for a detailed schedule of locations. Sponsored by: American Guild of Organists & The History Center
Diaper Changing & Nursing Moms TentÂ – 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.
Greyhounds in the ParkÂ – 4-8 PM Franke Park Pond Pavilion , 3411 Sherman Blvd â€¢ 260-402-4378 â€¢ allstargreyhounds.org. Spend an evening meeting retired racing Greyhounds and their owners. Learn about the breed, what wonderful companions Greyhounds make, and All-Star Greyhounds’ adoption program.
Bed Race presented by Beckman LawsonÂ – 6-8 PM Main St. between Lafayette & Clinton â€¢ 260-426-5556 â€¢ ThreeRiversFestival.org.Â Watch 5-person teams parade their unique beds down Main Street, then sprint or strut to the finish line for prizes. Categories: Speed OR Creativity. Fort Wayne Derby Girls will skate between Bed Race heats. Admission: Spectators Free; participants $50 per team Sponsored by: Beckman Lawson, 96.3XKE, & HOT 107.9
Concert – Summit City Rising DoorsÂ – open 6 PM Hanning & Bean Festival Plaza, Headwaters East â€¢ 260-426-5556 â€¢ ThreeRiversFestival.org Summit City Rising featuring Fernando Tarango & the Wickersham Brothers, Alex Renbarger, and Oferle. Sponsored by 95.1 Best FM, Welcomed by Ash Brokerage. $3 Day of Show, free with wristband or Three River Festival Button.
Plymouth Congregational Church Summer Arts FestivalÂ – 7:00 PM.Â Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 W. Berry St â€¢ 260-423-9424 â€¢ www.plymouthfw.org Free concerts for all ages every night of the Three Rivers Festival. Various 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€¢ Box Score Fort Wayne TinCaps Home Baseball Game vs Lake County. Webkinz Wednesday. Tickets: $5-$36.
Comedian Tim Hawkins 7:30 PM Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. â€¢ 260-484-1029 â€¢ TrinityCommunications.org.Â Comedian Tim Hawkins, a You Tube phenomena, along with John Branyan, bring a night of hilarious laughter to downtown Fort Wayne! It is a genuinely funny comedy show that caters to the entire family. $20-$35. Sponsored by: Trinity Communications, WBCL & Shift National Conference.
The 3 Rivers Film FestivalÂ – 8:00 PM Cinema Center, Downtown Fort Wayne, 437 E. Berry St â€¢ 260-484-8839 The annual celebration of the cinematic arts, highlighting talented filmmakers from the northeast Indiana region and beyond.