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Posted on April 10, 2019 at 8:00:00 am by Alma S.

The Best Exhibits and Art Events this Spring/Summer

If you’re an art-lover, you will definitely want to head to Fort Wayne, Indiana this spring and summer. There will be numerous exhibitions and events you can attend. Read on for your detailed guide on upcoming exhibitions and other must-see art attractions.

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Posted on April 20, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2018?

Although it may be hard to believe, given this year's extended winter weather, the renowned Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens on Saturday, April 21. This is one of the most-anticipated spring events in the Fort, so let's take a look at what's new at the zoo for 2018.

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Posted on April 20, 2017 at 12:00:00 pm by Susan B.

What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2017?

When my girls were little, there were few more anticipated days than the opening of the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo each year. Actually though, even now with teenagers, the zoo's opening day still sparks excitement. 

It's springtime: a beautiful season in Fort Wayne. Trees, flowers, and bulbs are blooming. There's a fresh smell in the air, and you can finally leave your winter coat at home. Whether you have toddlers, teens, or are enjoying your golden years -- or none of the above --  there's no better place to spend a spring day than at our zoo. 

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Posted on May 10, 2016 at 11:00:00 am by Molly M.

Rainy Day Checklist

The weather in Fort Wayne is one thing that you, unfortunately, can't count on. We all hope for those perfect spring days, but we do need those gloomy rainy days to bring in the beauty of our area (isn't there a saying about that?)

If the weather isn't on our side, there is no reason to stay home; there are many things in Fort Wayne to do on rainy days. Here is a rainy day checklist you can use for all ages on those showery days.​

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Posted on April 08, 2016 at 4:00:00 am by Susan B.

What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2016?

April 23 will be here soon -- and in Fort Wayne, that's the day the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens. I remember fondly the days when my three daughters were little. We had a zoo pass every year and enjoyed spending full days or even just an hour or two at the zoo.

New at the Zoo for 2016

Visitors are always excited to learn what is new at the zoo each season. Here are some new things to expect this year, in addition to all your old favorites.

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Posted on March 16, 2016 at 4:00:00 am by Emily L.

Art Galleries in Fort Wayne

If you were to describe Fort Wayne to an outsider, the description ‘artist's town' wouldn't immediately come to mind. We've been called the city of churches and the city of trees, but the city of art galleries? That hasn't happened - not yet anyway. But when you start counting them up, the Fort Wayne Museum of ArtArtlinkOrchard Gallery, the galleries at The University of St. FrancisJennifer Ford Art, and scores more, you start to wonder if we should frame ourselves with the moniker ‘The City of Galleries'. An entire book could be devoted to all the choices offered around town, but I had to draw the line somewhere, so here are a few of my favorites.

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Posted on January 25, 2016 at 5:00:00 am by Kayleen R.

History Center Hosts WWI Traveling Exhibit

Have you heard Indiana is having a birthday? We became a state in 1816. This makes us 200 years old in 2016!

The Fort Wayne History Center is helping to celebrate Indiana's Bicentennial with a new exhibit from the Indiana Historical Society (IHS).

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Posted on January 01, 2016 at 5:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Memorial Coliseum Winter Show Roundup

Every winter the Memorial Coliseum has a handful of shows that provide visitors a great opportunity to enjoy an indoor activity. Pick a few of your favorites and make it a weekend getaway!

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Posted on October 16, 2012 at 7:30:42 am by Lauren C.

The History Center Celebrates Allen County

You're never too old or too young to appreciate history. The History Center in downtown Fort Wayne is a great resource for those looking to learn more about the past. And through the addition of a new gallery, they are making history even more accessible for the general public. The museum ... More ›

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