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Things to do

TODAY

FESTIVALS

Allen County Fair – Food, carnival rides, talent show, music, 4-H festivities; Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road; $5 gate fee, free to ages 5 and younger; www.allencountyfairgroundsin.com. Ends Sunday.

Berne Swiss Days – Food, crafts, quilt show, entertainment, rides; downtown Berne; hours vary; www.bernein.com/swissdays. Ends Saturday.

St. Joe Pickle Festival – Parade, music, pickle factory tours, kids activities; St. Joe; hours vary; www.stjoepicklefestival.com. Ends Saturday.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Exhibit includes rare 1930 Auburn 8-125 Sports Sedan, a rare 1931 Stutz limousine chassis and a 1936 Cord 810 Westchester sedan; 1600 South Wayne St., Auburn; hours and admission, 260-925-1444.

Black Pine – Sanctuary tours; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today; Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, 1426 W. 300 N., Albion; admission fees, www.blackpine.org.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Rhythm and Flow” summer and fall exhibit, ends Nov. 16; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3 to 17, free to children 2 and younger; call for hours, 427-6440 or www.botanicalconservatory.org.

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo – Open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $14 adults, $10.50 ages 60 and older, $9 ages 18 to 2, free to ages 1 and younger and members; 427-6843. Closes for season Oct. 12.

Hoosier Air Museum – Aircraft, engines, library photos, models and artifacts; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today; 2822 County Road 62, Auburn; $5 adults, $4 ages 18 to 14, free to ages 11 and younger; www.hoosierairmuseum.org. Closes Dec. 15.

National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive & Carriage Museum – Displays include Dukes of Hazard No. 1 General Lee car, original KITT car and the 1989 Bat-Mobile and Bat-Boat; 5634 County Road 11-A, Auburn; admission for both museums, $10 adults, $6 to ages 11 to 7, free to children 6 and younger; 260-927-9144. Taxidermy exhibit contains more than 60 animals from North America and Africa collected by Dr. William S. Bricker.

National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States – “Cars and Trucks Like You Used to Own”; adjacent to Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, Auburn; admission; hours, 260-925-9100 or www.natmus.org.

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 ksplace1@frontier.com.

Sauder Village – Historic village with demonstrations and programs; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today; Sauder Village, Archbold, Ohio; 1-800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org. Blue Star Museum program offers free admission to military personnel and their families though Sept. 1.

Science Central – “In the Dark,” traveling exhibit, through Sept. 7; “Science On a Sphere,” animated global display system developed by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; “Nano,” small-scale science, permanent exhibit; 1950 N. Clinton St.; regular admission, $8 adults and children 3 to 12, $7 seniors; for hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org.

RECREATIONAL

“It’s a Forest Out There” – Naturalist led hikes, crafts, pond exploration; 2 to 3 p.m.; Moser Park Nature Center, 601 W. Main St., New Haven; free.

Kids Marathon “Grab Life and Go” – Pep rally for Fort4Fitness; 4 to 6 p.m.; ASH Centre, 1701 Freeman St.; pep rally is free, $10 for Kids Marathon; www.fort4fitness.org.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

Anniversary Gala – VIP sensory tours; 10, 11 a.m., 2 and 3 p.m.; Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson St., Ligonier; free; 260-894-7219. Ends July 25.

SPECTATOR SPORTS

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

THEATER

“Josiah for President” – 1 p.m. today; Blue Gate Theater, Shipshewana; tickets, www.centerstageticketing.com. Ends Dec. 13.

“Mr. Pim Passes By” – Presented by Grand Effects Productions; 7:30 p.m.; Calhoun Street Soups, Salads & Spirits, 1915 S. Calhoun St.; $20; reservations, 260-205-1523.

MUSIC

ACOUSTIC

Dan Smyth – 8:30 p.m.; Checkerz, 1706 W. Till Road; no cover; 489-0286.

VARIETY

Lunch on the Square – Featuring Night to Remember; noon to 1:30 p.m.; courtyard at One Summit Square, corner of Wayne and Calhoun Streets; free; www.downtownfortwayne.com.

Jeff McDonald – 7 p.m.; Don Hall’s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; no cover; 489-2524.

Chris Worth and Co. – 7 p.m.; AJ’s Bar and Grill, 2488 Getz Road; no cover; 434-1980.

Juke Joint Jive – 7 p.m.; el Azteca, 535 E. State Blvd.; no cover; 482-2172.

Open Stage Jam – Hosted by Pop ‘N’ Fresh; 8:30 p.m.; Office Tavern, 3306 Brooklyn Ave.; call for price information, 478-5827.

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