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    HalloweenHysterium Haunted Asylum – 7 to 9:30 p.m.; 4410 Arden Drive; $12 general admission, VIP/FastPass available; Ends Nov. 1.
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    Miscellaneous “Pompeii from the British Museum” – Film; 7 p.m.; Coldwater Crossing, 211 W. Washington Center Road; www.fathom​events.
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    Miscellaneous“Pompeii from the British Museum” – Film; 7 p.m.; Coldwater Crossing, 211 W. Washington Center Road; www.fathom​
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Inaugural Kids Triathlon – Biking, running and swimming; ages 15 to 5; 9 a.m.; Bixler Lake Park, Kendallville; $10 entry fee; 260-347-1064.
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The TinCaps, who have just seven home games left in the regular season, take on Dayton this weekend at Parkview Field.

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The Tombstone Trail takes visitors through 10 cemeteries in Noble, Kosciusko, Whitley and Huntington counties, offering stories of those who lived in northeast Indiana. Tours are available for purchase. Call the Noble County Visitors Bureau at 1-877-202-5761.



Book Signing – Mikki White, author of “Purple Reigned on Me”; 2 to 4 p.m.; Barnes & Noble, 4201 Coldwater Road; 482-3720.

Book Signing – Aaron Michael Ritchey, author of “The Never Prayer”; 3 to 5 p.m.; Firefly Coffee House, 3523 N. Anthony Blvd.; 373-0505.


Book signing – Richard Paul Evans, author of “Michael Vey 2: The Rise of the Elgen”; 7 p.m.; Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 4140 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 432-3343.



Raymond the Amish Comic and Nick Hoff 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $10.50; 486-0216.


April Macie and Matt Wohlfarth – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $12.50; 486-0216.



American Style Ballroom Group lesson, 8 p.m.; open dancing, 8:30 to 10 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $5; 480-7070.


American Style Ballroom – Open dance, 7 to 9 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $6; 480-7070.

Van Wert Dance Club Ballroom Dance – 7:30 p.m.; Goedde Building, 205 W. Crawford St., Van Wert, Ohio; $5 a person; 419-238-6571.


American Style Ballroom – Sunday Tea Dance; 2 to 4 p.m.; 2789 Maplecrest Road; $5; 267-9850.



Indiana State Fair – Midway, entertainment, animals, food; fairgrounds, Indianapolis; 317-927-7500 or

Faith, Family, Fatherhood Festival – Sponsored by Knights of Columbus; parade, Mass, food, rides, games, music, 5K run, pie bake-off; speakers; Headwaters Park.


Monroeville Harvest Festival – Midway rides, demonstrations, demolition derby, music, food; 5 to 11 p.m. today, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; Monroeville Community Park, 421 Monroe St., Monroeville; free parking at 13075 Indiana 101, Monroeville;

Wren Homecoming Days – Games, waffle ball tournament, entertainment, parade, food; Wrenway Park, Wren, Ohio; 419-238-9378 or


Chautuaqua Days Festival – Candle dipping, balloon lanterns, music; noon to 4 p.m.; Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site, Rome City; $3 a person; 260-854-3790.

Defiance County Fair – Harness racing, tractor pulls, demolition derby, parade of bands; Defiance County Fairgrounds, Hicksville, Ohio; 419-542-7575 or Ends Aug. 25.


Herb Fest – Herbs, flowers, seminars, baking contest; Paradise Spring Historical Park, Wabash; 260-563-6682.

Heirloom Tomato Festival – Food, pie contest, salsa contest, exhibit, talks; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Brower Park, Pierceton; 574-453-1887.

Annual Amnesty and Deliverance Community Festival 1 to 9 p.m.; McMillen Park; canned or non-perishable food items to donate for admission; 348-6080.


Bean Blossom Blues Fest – Music, food, wine and beer tastings, camping; Bill Monroe Music Park, Bean Blossom; 812-334-4420 or Ends Aug. 25.



Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – The stainless-steel collection of the Crawford Auto and Aviation Museum in Cleveland, including a DeLorean; also more than 120 classic, antique, vintage and special interest cars on display; $10 adults, $6 students, $25 family, free to ages 5 and younger; hours, 260-925-1444 or

Black Pine Animal Sanctuary – Tours begin at 10 a.m.; 1426 W. 300 N., Albion; $8 adults, $7 ages 9 to 3, free to ages 2 and younger; extra charge for feeding tour; 260-636-7383 or “Lions, Tigers & Hot Rods,” Saturday.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Soothing Summer Gardens,” ends Sept. 15; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3 to 17, free to ages 2 and younger; call for hours, 427-6440 or

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo – New zoo babies and animals include dingo puppies, kangaroo joeys, prairie dogs, reticulated giraffes; 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $13.50 adults, $10.50 ages 60 and older, $8.50 ages 14 to 2; 427-6800. Open through Oct. 14. “Mad Mondays at the Zoo,” miniature train ride, Australian Adventure River Ride, Endangered Special Carousel, Sky Safari; ends Aug. 27.

Hoosier Air Museum – Aircraft on display includes Nieuport 24, WR-3 Loving, 1944 Pratt Read Two-Man Navy training glider, 1979 Bell AH-1 Cobra helicopter gunship; open through Dec. 14; 2822 County Road 62, Auburn; $5 adults, $4 ages 18 to 12, free to ages 11 and younger; 260-927-0443 or

National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive & Carriage Museum World War II rare German vehicles, guns and famous-general displays; 5634 County Road 11-A, Auburn; admission for both museums, $10 adults, $6 to ages 11 to 7, free to ages 6 and younger; 260-927-9144. “Public Access Seminar,” 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, free, reservations required, 317-233-6143.

National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States – “Cars and Trucks Like You Used to Own” includes International Harvester truck gallery, restored 1948 Valentine Diner, historic gas pumps, toy and die-cast model and Checker Cab display; adjacent to Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, Auburn; admission; hours, 260-925-9100 or

Northeastern Indiana Racing Museum – Vintage photos, race cars and artifacts from local race tracks and racers; inside the National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive Museum, Auburn; open daily; admission price, 260-316-0966 or

Science Central – “Mars in 3D” exhibit, ends Sept. 2; 1950 N. Clinton St.; $8 adults, seniors and ages 3 to 12; $16 non-members, $10 members; call for hours, 424-2400 or


The History Center – Law enforcement exhibit; 302 E. Berry St.; $7 adults, $5 seniors and students, free to members and ages 5 and younger; hours, 426-2882 or SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Sauder Village – “Rug Hooking” exhibition featuring “celebration” rugs, ends Saturday; Archbold, Ohio; time and entrance fees, 1-800-590-9755 or


Luckey Hospital Museum – Original 1930s small-town hospital; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Wednesday; corner of U.S. 33 and Indiana 109, Wolf Lake; $5; 260-237-1253.


Whitley County Historical Museum – “What This Country Needs …”; exhibit of Vice President Thomas R. Marshall through November; 108 W. Jefferson St., Columbia City; 260-244-6372.



Softball Tourney – Benefit for Lana Singleton; 9 a.m.; Roush Park, Bluffton; $125 per team; 260-820-0484.


“Rock Around the Clock” – Music provided for walkers; 7 to 8 p.m.; Muensterberg Plaza, Berne.


Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road; free; 478-2515 or

EcoWalk Work Group – Sponsored by Save Maumee, Lake Erie Waterkeeper; 4 to 5 p.m.; meet at corner of Niagara Drive and North Anthony Boulevard; email,

Bike Rides – 6 p.m.; Rivergreenway, meet at Moser Park, 601 W. Main St., New Haven, in trailhead parking lot near the baseball diamonds; ride is eight miles;



Historic West Main Street Farmers Market – 3 to 8 p.m.; 1936 W. Main St.; Ends Oct. 19.

“Sweetcakes Entertainment” – Face painting, balloon art and caricature drawings; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Jefferson Pointe; 745-1545.


Swap Meet and Flea Market – 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Wolf’s Swap Grounds, east of Kimmell; $4 per car; 260-635-2356.

Southside Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 Warsaw St.; poultry, pork, eggs, some vegetables, 456-1228.

South Milford Farmers Market – 8 a.m. to noon; Austin Park, South Milford;

DasMarit Farmers and Artists Market – 8 a.m. to noon; corner of U.S. 27 and Indiana 218, Berne; plants, produce, baked goods and art items; 260-589-2936. Ends Oct. 13.

Kosciusko County Farmers Market – 8 a.m. to noon; downtown Warsaw on Center Street between Buffalo and Lake streets; 574-253-1102.

Barr Street Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; corner of Barr and Wayne streets; sponsored by Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana; 426-2882 or Ends Sept. 15.

Tippecanoe Audubon Society Field Trip – 9 a.m.; Asherwood, owned by Marion City Schools and operated by ACRES; for information, call 260-982-2471 or at

Star Viewing – Sponsored by Fort Wayne Astronomical Society; two hours every clear Saturday starting one hour after sunset; Jefferson Township Park, 1702 Webster Road, New Haven; donations; Ends Nov. 24.


Indiana Dam Ride – 9:30 a.m.; rain date is Aug. 26; meet at truck stop at junction of Interstate 69 and Indiana 5, Warren.


Wine vs. Beer Dinner – 6:30 p.m.; J.K. O’Donnell’s Irish Ale House, 121 W. Wayne St.; $40; reservations, 420-5563.


Midwest’s Largest Flea Market – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Shipshewana; runs through the end of October.


Toddler Tuesday – Entertainment, interactive activities, snacks; sponsored by Sweetcakes Entertainment; 11 a.m. to noon; Jefferson Pointe, food court, 4110 W. Jefferson Blvd. Ends Oct. 30.

Farmers Market at The Towne House – 3 to 6 p.m.; 2209 St. Joe Center Road; 483-3116 or Ends Sept. 11.


Dupont Downs Farmers Market – Eggs, plants, herbs, honey, flowers, vegetables and fruits; noon to 7 p.m.; 538 E. Dupont Road; Ends Oct. 11.

Farmers Market – Produce, baked items, art work, honey, soap and lotions, jewelry, pet items, gifts; 4 to 7 p.m.; Georgetown Square. Ends Sept. 13.

Farm Market – Produce, handmade arts and crafts; 4 to 7 p.m.; Schnelker Park, 956 Park Ave., New Haven; 749-2212. Ends in October.



Summerspiel – Sponsored by Fort Wayne Curling Club; tournament, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. today and Saturday, championship match, 2:45 p.m. Sunday; Lutheran Health Sports Center, 3869 Ice Way; free; 438-0689.


Shindigz National Soccer Festival – 5 p.m.; 5525 Hopkinton Drive; $5 to 10 daily; 260-705-3967.


Angola Motorsport Speedway – ARCA trucks; pits open at 3 p.m.; Angola; $18 adults, $5 ages 15 to 11, free to ages 10 and younger, $30 pit pass; 260-416-6557 or

TinCaps baseball – vs. Dayton Dragons; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10, $9, $8, $5; 482-6400 or


TinCaps baseball – vs. Dayton Dragons; 3:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10, $9, $8, $5; 482-6400 or


TinCaps baseball – vs. Dayton Dragons; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $12.50, $10, $9, $8, $5; 482-6400 or


TinCaps baseball – vs. Dayton Dragons; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $12.50, $10, $9, $8, $5; 482-6400 or



“I Love a Piano” – 8 p.m.; today, Saturday and Wednesday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Tuesday, 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; Wagon Wheel Theatre, 2515 E. Center St., Warsaw; $31 adults, $17 students, $13 ages 12 and younger; 574-267-8041 or Ends Aug. 25.


“Patsy Cline” – 7:30 p.m. today, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Old Train Depot, Pierceton; $35 includes meal and show; reservations, 574-594-2090.

“Cole Porter’s Nymph Errant” – 8 p.m.; Tibbits Opera House, 14 S. Hanchett St., Coldwater, Mich.; $25 matinees, $27 evening performances; times, 517-278-6029 or

“The Confession” – Blue Gate Theater, Shipshewana; $29 show, $44 dinner and show; performance times, 1-888-447-4725 or

“Harry Potter and the Obnoxious Voice: The sssSpoof” – 7 p.m.; day camp bleachers on west side of Franke Park; free; if desired, bring lawn chairs; 484-5946 or Ends Aug. 25.

“Play It Again, Sam” – Dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m.; Arena Dinner Theatre, 719 Rockhill St.; $35; 424-5622.

“Make Me a Cowboy” – 2 and 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday, Wednesday and Thursday; Bearcreek Farms Country Resort, 8339 N. 400 E., Bryant; $12 adults, $8 children; 260-997-6822 or Ends Sept. 1.


“All You Need Is Love” – 6:30 p.m.; New Huntington Supper Club, Huntington; $42.95 dinner and show; tickets and reservations, 260-454-0603 or


“Songs of the Silver Screen” – 6:30 p.m.; New Huntington Supper Club, Huntington; dinner and show, $42.95; reservations, 260-454-0603 or