Riverfront Activities

Geocaching Through Fort Wayne: What is it?

Growing up a fan of "Choose Your Own Adventure" books, I was intrigued to learn about "geocaching," a choose-your-own-adventure meets treasuring hunting activity. According to the official global website for this activity, there are over 1.933 million active geocaches and over 5 million…

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"Freedom Riders and Bus Boycotters" Exhibit Roll Into Town!

This November, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art launched twin exhibits exploring the efforts of a group of men and women, who, in 1961, were arrested for peacefully protesting segregation laws in the American South as part of their "Freedom Riders and Bus Boycotters" exhibit. Artists Charlotte…

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Think University of St. Francis For Holiday Fun

The public is invited to celebrate the holiday season with the University of Saint Francis (USF). Below are a few events you don't want to miss: Christmas in the Castle, Dec. 1, 2, 7, 8 &9. : Historic Brookside, the former Bass family mansion, will be decorated for Christmas by local…

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Geek Christmas: Part I

It’s hard to believe, but it’s almost Christmas again. And that means it’s time to start thinking about Christmas presents. Some people are easy to shop for – throw something shiny at ‘em and you’re all set. Other people, however, are far more discerning. Almost invariably, the geeks in your…

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It's a Wonderful Life

“Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings!” This magical phrase, uttered by one of the sweetest and most recognizable voices in American cinema, holds a special place in the hearts of many. From the 1946 film by Frank Capra, First Presbyterian Theater presents It’s a Wonderful Life…

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Holly Trolley Shopping Kickstarts Holiday Shopping

Holly Trolley Shopping returns this year to kick-off the official start to the holiday shopping season in Fort Wayne, Indiana and will include a handful of returning participants, along with a new feature -- "pop-up" shops! More than 20 local shops will be open specifically for this event…

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Thanksgivingfest Adds a New Twist to a Favorite Holiday

Looking for a fun new Thanksgiving tradition? I've found a new twist on our favorite day. The Philmore on Broadway has created Thanksgivingfest to celebrate our national holiday. If you want to celebrate the holiday in a special way, this is it. Thanksgivingfest will be held on Wednesday…

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Embassy Festival of Trees 2012

The Festival of Trees is returning to Fort Wayne this year and will be here for a total of seven days -- November 21 through November 28, 2012. The Festival of Trees is held at the Embassy Theatre and Indiana Hotel -- the lobbies of each will be filled with 55 beautifully decorated designer…

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