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Make the most of a Sunday in Fort Wayne

If you're in Fort Wayne for the weekend, you might find yourself with some time on your hands Sunday. You might think that Fort Wayne is dead on a Sunday, but you couldn't be more wrong. Here are a few ways to take inthe Fort on a Sunday:…

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Allen County, Motorsports Country

Motorsports are an Indiana tradition.From the Indianapolis 500 to tractor and truck pulls, the Hoosier state shows its pride in the automobile. When Henry Ford crafted the first vehicle, he didn’t design them to race against each other, crash them up, or use them to pull heavy objects. Other visionaries crafted such competitions, as modern machinery allowed for idle time. It didn’t take long for those in Allen County to catch on, and the area has a list of Motorsports all summer long…

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Osmond Brothers in Concert

If you remember the start of Donnie and Marie Osmond as teen idols and the rest of the supremely talented musical family, you'll want to catch three of theOsmond Brothers - Merrill, Jay and Jimmy - on Saturday, July 9 at the Foellinger Outdoor Theatre, from 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m…

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Top Five Three Rivers Festival Events

Summertime in Fort Wayne means festival after festival, from Kickstart kicking us off in May through Johnny Appleseed Festival wrapping it up in the fall. Right smack dab in the middle of summer is our city’s largest festival, The Three Rivers Festival. Now in its 48 th season, this year’s Festival theme is Indiana’s Bicentennial: Celebrate History- Ignite the Future. There are so many exciting events planned, from the parade on Saturday morning to the fireworks to cap it all off, it can be hard to decide what to do. To help you, here are my top five Festival events…

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Patriotic Pops: Celebrating the Best of America

The Fort Wayne Philharmonic will be giving a series of Patriotic Pops concerts, including a special event here in Fort Wayne, at Parkview Field. The Fort Wayne Patriotic Pops will begin at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, and will conclude with fireworks. Selections on the concert range from standard classics, like “Stars and Stripes Forever,” to newer works, such as “Gardens of Stone” by Indianapolis-based composer James Beckel. The concert is free and open to the public. Gates (and concessions) open at 5 p.m., and the best seats are around home plate. Last year’s concert had more than 8,000 attendees, so you’ll definitely want to stake your claim to a seat early…

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#MyFortWayne: Fantastic Fort Wayne Instagrammers

In recent years, Visit Fort Wayne, along with CVBs from across the country, have used Instagram as a way to inspire travel by capturing local scenery, culture and people. Our Social Media team firmly believes in the marketing strategy: Don’t just tell me, show me, too…

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Riverfront Fort Wayne Events

It’s no secret that Fort Wayne has turned its attention and affection to its three rivers. City officials and community organizations have been working to revitalize downtown for years, and at long last, there’s increased focus on our waterways…

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Weird Al 2016 Concert

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then that makes parody…what? Hero worship? At the very least, it’s an acknowledgment of the power of another artist’s work and the mutability of that art. As a pop culture enthusiast and someone who can constantly make myself laugh with my own parodies, I’ve long loved the form, and I can trace that love to two sources: Spaceballs and “Weird Al” Yankovic. The former, I can see whenever I want to thanks to the magic of home video; the latter, the opportunity is far more elusive, so we’re extremely lucky that Al’s The Return of the Mandatory World Tour is coming to the Foellinger Outdoor Theatre here in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on Sunday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m…

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