Three Rivers Festival events for Friday, July 17th


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Three Rivers Festival events for Friday, July 17, 2015


Children’s Fest – Today & July 18 10 AM-4 PM IPFW Campus • 260-426-5556 • Children’s Fest Presented by PNC. Lots of fun, crafts, storytelling, magic and even a Character Parade full of your favorites superheroes, princesses & more! Enjoy games, giveaways, live entertainment , rides and lots more to do! Best of all, it’s FREE! Sponsored by PNC, Parkview Health, Best FM 95.1, and Elwood Staffing.

T.R.A.I.N. Display – 10 AM-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.

Castle Gallery Fine Art: 20 Year Anniversary – 11:00 AM Castle Gallery, 1202 W. Wayne St • 260-426-6568 • 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 Trolley – 11 AM-1:30 PM Downtown Fort Wayne • 260-426-5556 • 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.

Three Rivers Open Tours at DeBrand – 11 AM-6 PM DeBrand 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.

International Village – Today thru July 18 11 AM-9 PM Club Soda Parking Lot, next to Food Alley • 260-426-5556 • It’s back! Enjoy songs, dances, story-telling, demonstrations, foods & crafts from 14 different cultures, all living in Fort Wayne. Made possible by Downtown Improvement District & Multi-Cultural Council. Admission: Free; Prices vary for foods, crafts.

Marketplace – 11 AM-11 PM Headwaters West • 260-426-5556 • A mini-shopping bazaar for your browsing pleasure! Apparel, gifts, toys, home décor, home improvement, crafts & more! Marketplace presented by Paint the Town Graphics.

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.

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.

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.

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. Admission $4 adults, $3 children and seniors, $14 family rate. Three Rivers Festival Button Discount $1 off. More information.

Concert – KC & The Sunshine Band – Today Doors open 5 PM. Hanning & Bean Festival Plaza, Headwaters East •260-426-5556 • Ash Brokerage welcomes KC & The Sunshine Band along with local favorites Freak Brothers and Trichotomous Hippopotamus. Sponsored by Wells Fargo and Fun 101.7. $25 Day of Show, $23 with Three Rivers Festival Button.

TRF Festival Collector Car Auction – Today & July 18 6-10 PM. 6200 Cypress Creek Blvd • 260-804-8667 • Classic car auction & show. Trophies awarded to the top 3 winners in the car show. $200 per car for auction; $100/car corral; $15 per car for show. $2 Discount with Three Rivers Festival Button

Plymouth Congregational Church Summer Arts Festival – 7:00 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.

Fort Wayne TinCaps Home Baseball Game – 7:05 PM Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St • 260-482-6400 • Box Score Fort Wayne TinCaps Home Baseball Game vs Lake County. Post Game Fireworks, Princess Fairy Tale Knight. Tickets: $5-$36.

Fort Wayne Summer Music Theatre Presents “RENT” – 7:30 PM. IPFW Williams Theatre , 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd • 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


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