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WelcomeAfter what was a record winter, spring
is nally year.Whew!Its time to look forward to the
coming of summer and all that northeast Indiana has to offer with its many lakes, streams and festivals.
Northeast Indiana is a good place to be if you want to be outdoors, with hundreds of lakes, many pristine streams and rivers, beautiful parks with rolling hills and wooded areas plus exciting events.
Folks throughout our four-county area work hard to bring together a variety of
entertainment and festivals, from music to the celebration of the automobile and its rich heritage in our area, especially in DeKalb County.
Whether your summer fun is based at the lake, in a city or state park, or in your own backyard, we hope you nd this section helpful as you try to make the best of the coming warm weather with family and friends.
We welcome your feedback and ideas for future articles on the topic of summer fun in beautiful northeast Indiana.
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LAKE JAMES Greg Grifs is a sailor, favoring his MC and M20 scows over kayaks, canoes or speed boats.
Grifs, a retired art teacher, spends lots of time sailing his two sailboats he refers to as scows despite the fact its ofcially referred to as the Lake James Yacht Club.
An MC scow is 16 feet long and usually sailed by one person. An M20 scow is 20 feet long with two people.
I actually have both, he said. I enjoy both. An M20 is a boat that has three sails. When youre downwind, you need a spinnaker, which is a front sail thats usually colorful.
Of the two vessels, Grifs said he probably likes his MC scow best.
Its got a lot of sail and moves pretty well. It handles moderate winds, he said. For sailing, these are good inland boats.
Grifs got his start in loving scows when he was a crew member of an M20 on Lake James.
Summers are denitely busy on Lake James for racing on weekends on the rst basin. MC scow races are at 10 a.m. Saturdays and M20 competition is at 10 a.m. Sundays. He said the club no longer
Three Steuben yacht clubs navigate long histories
On your mark, get set, go, as Greg Grifs takes off on a Lake James MC scow race.
See YACHT CLUBS page 4
Grifs began as part of scow crew, now owns two
has regattas for MC and M20 scows.The yacht club is afliated with the
M20 Sailing Association and Interna-tional MC Class Sailboat Racing Associ-ation.
Each weekend after Labor Day, a three-basin race, the Ray Harman Classic, is held. Its probably best viewed from the beach in front of the Potawatomi Inn.
To watch a race, if you dont understand, its a mystery, Grifs said.
That may be true for those who dont understand the pasttime. Grifs said it has a certain grace.
Steuben County may be known for having 101 lakes, but it also features two other yacht clubs, both with lengthy histories and annual summer races.
Those two other yacht clubs Clear Lake and Lake George have their own history and traits. The following is a brief look at each one:
Clear Lake Yacht ClubThe Clear Lake Yacht Club was
launched with a regatta in 1934 that sparked the facilitys long history. That led to the clubs establishment in 1935 that was centered around yacht racing.
The top winner received a trophy of a cup with two funnels and a pair of tin cups.
Sailing members eliminated the 50-cent boat entry fee in 1936 feeling people couldnt afford it.
The clubhouse building project started in 1938 and was improved upon over the years. Finally, in 1949, the mortgage was burned.
The club eventually added tennis courts, various activities and even a childrens sailing school for members.
Lake George Yacht ClubAn online Sailing Magazine article
said for more than 50 years, the Inland Cat Class Sailing Association has been afliated with the Lake George Yacht Club. The lake has the unique claim that part of it lies in Michigan and part in Indiana. But that doesnt stop the action.
The club was organized in 1957 with the Inland Cats introduced to summer residents by Norm Bell and John Larimore. The Inland Cat was one of the rst all-Fiberglas sailboats.
Lake racing started that same year with six two-person boat crews. Their competition was a quest for the Design-ers Trophy, a miniature 135-square foot Inland Cat sail.
Lake Georges annual regatta is held the last weekend of July.
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Greg Grifs takes his M-20 scow with a spinnaker on the front out on Lake James.
May 9 - 11:Spring SpectacularOnce a year savings on select wines for four days only! This is the perfect time to stock up your wine rack for all your summer entertaining!
May 21: Chef Erics CookinA live cooking demonstration held at Satek Winery! Chef Eric will amaze the crowd as he prepares ve different dishes each made with Satek wine. Each dish will also be paired with a taste of wine.
June 7: Vintage, IndianaIndianas festival of wine, food and fun!There will be over 20 Indiana wineries andsome of Indianas top chefs. The fun will beheld at Military Park in Indianapolis, IN from 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
June 21: Art ShowSatek Winerys semi-annual art show is back again! This time featuring over 25 different artists from all over the tri-state area that willbe displaying their work for viewing and purchase. The event is family-friendly and runs from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., free admission.
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August 16: Art ShowThe art show returns again! With over 25 different artists setting up on the lawn promenade. Food is available for purchase, or bring your own picnic out on our lawn. This is a family-friendly event with free admission held from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
September 14 - 15: Von Steuben Day CelebrationA celebration for the countys namesake! Come and enjoy 20% off all wines that contain Steuben grapes for two days! There will also be live entertainment, food and more!
September 14: Tour de VineyardOur rst ever bike tour. Ride your bike through and around some of our beautiful vineyards. Registration is required.
November 21 - 23: Holiday Open HouseGet a head start on all of your holiday entertaining and gifts. Join us for our annual Holiday Open House and see many gift ideas for everyone on your list, receive a 20% discount on all merchandise, warm-mulled wine, free recipes and more!
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DeKalb CountyAuburn May 3 to Oct. 25, Wednes-
days and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., west side of the courthouse on Main Street, daba4auburn.com
Steuben CountyAngola May to October, Saturdays
from 8 a.m. to noon, Steuben Community Center parking lot, 317 S. Wayne St.; July 3 to Oct. 29, Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to noon, 519 N. Wayne St.
WIC certied, accepts EBT.Fremont May to October, Saturdays
from 8 a.m. to noon, Fremont Town Park, corner of Bell and Albion streets.
LaGrange CountyHowe May to October, Saturdays
from 6 a.m. to noon, Howe Town Park,
S.R. 120E.LaGrange May 3 to October,
Tuesdays from 2-6 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., downtown LaGrange.
WIC certied, senior certied; vendor information at 499-0087.
South Milford May 24 to October, Austin Park, 7850 W. 750S, Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon.
Noble CountyKendallville June 7 to Oct. 11,
Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon, 100 S. Main St.
Ligonier May to October, Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon, Pettit Park, Cavin Street.
Rome City June 6 to Oct. 10, Fridays from 4-7 p.m., Sycamore Park, S.R. 9.
Farmers MarketsVendors set up shop at the Auburn Farmers Market in June 2012.
Wendy Albright sells goods on the south side of the DeKalb County Courthouse at the Auburn Farmers Market in October 2012. The farmers market now meets on the west side of the courthouse and will open in May.
Here is a listing of some of the major events going on in the northeast Indiana four-county area this summer:
8-10 Auburn Spring Collector Car Auction, Swap Meet and Car Corral, Auburn Auction Park. 927-9797.
8-10 Antique Automobile Club of America Central Division spring meet. Call 717-534-1910.
13 Automotive Art Show, special exhibit of works of Sue Steele-Thomas, Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum, Auburn. 925-1444.
15 Cruise-In to Downtown Auburn. Courthouse Square, Auburn. 925-2100.
8-16 47th annual art show, Eckhart Public Library, 925-5776.
18 Discovering Historic Auburn, 6th Street between Jackson and Main streets, Auburn, 436-3866.
23 Masquer-AID Ball, Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum, 925-1444.
JuneThrough September, Summer Art
Exhibit, Pedaling Art, downtown Auburn
(see related story).14 Townwide garage sales, Hamilton,
488-3128.27 Fort Wayne Philharmonic Patriotic
Pops concert, DeKalb Outdoor Theater, Auburn, dekalboutdoortheater.org.
July3-4 Garrett Heritage Days, Eastside
Park, Garrett, with reworks on the 4th, 357-3133.
4 Fun Days antique tractor show, 9th Street, downtown Auburn, 837-7930.
5 Community reworks 4th of July Celebration, Auburn Auction Park, Auburn, 927-9797.
5 Hamilton Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks, downtown Hamilton and at Hamilton Lake, hamiltonindiana.org.
6 40th anniversary celebration, Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum, Auburn, 925-1444.
24-26 St. Joe Pickle Festival, St. Joe, 337-5461.
August2 Ashley Hudson Festival, S.R. 4,
Ashley and Hudson, 587-3300, 587-9118.9 Butler Days Festival, Butler,
908-5344, 444-9554.23 Hamilton Summer Festival,
downtown Hamilton and Hamilton Lake, 668-9012 or hamiltonindiana.org.
24 Garage Tour, six locations, NATMUS and ACD Festival event, 925-9100, 925-3600.
26-28 39th annual Hoosier Tour, ACD Festival event, 925-3600 or acdfes-tival.org.
27-31 Auburn Fall Collector Car Auction, Swap Meet and Car Corral, Auburn Auction Park, Auburn, 927-9797 or auctionsamerica.com.
28-31 Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival, numerous events throughout Auburn and scattered around DeKalb County, acdfestival.org.
September22-27 DeKalb County Free Fall Fair,
downtown Auburn and DeKalb County
Fairgrounds, Auburn, 925-1834 or dekalb-countyfair.org.
24-26 National Clydesdale Sale, Michiana Event Center, Howe.
26 Kite Komotion, Shipshewana Events Center eld, Shipshewana.
May2-3 Shipshewana MayFest, downtown
Shipshewana.3 Howe Farmers Market opens, Town
Square, Howe.3 LaGrange Farmers Market opens,
101 N. High St., LaGrange.6 Shipshewana Flea Market opens,
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Auburn automobiles make their way down Main Street in downtown Auburn during the annual Parade of Classics in this Aug. 31, 2013, le photo. This years parade will be held on Aug. 30.
9 Shipshewana annual Spring Garage Sale, Shipshewana
15 B.J. Thomas, Shipshewana Events Center, Shipshewana.
16 Lee Greenwood and Crystal Gayle, Shipshewana Events Center, Shipsh-ewana.
17 Countys Family Reunion with Bill Anderson, Shipshewana Events Center, Shipshewana.
23-24 33rd annual Haiti Benet Auction, Shipshewana Antique Auction, 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana.
24 South Milford Farmers Market opens, Austin Park, South Milford.
June6 Sandi Patti, Blue Gate Theater,
Shipshewana.13 Oak Ridge Boys, Shipshewana
Events Center, Shipshewana.14 Calf Celebration Days, Cooks
Bison Ranch, 5645 E. C.R. 600S.14 Gaither Vocal Band, Shipshewana
Events Center, Shipshewana.18-21 Walldogs in Shipshewana,
downtown Shipshewana.19-21 Shipshewana Art Festival,
Farmstead Inn & Convention Center, 370 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana.
21 15th Annual Pumpkinvine Trail Bike Ride, Shipshewana.
23-27 40th annual Honeyville Quilt Show and Sale, Eden Worship Center, Honeyville.
25-28 Shipshewana Quilt Festival, Shipshewana.
28 Howe Lions Club Ice Cream Social, Town Square, Howe.
July4 Fourth of July celebration, Topeka5-12 LaGrange County 4-H Fair,
LaGrange Fairgrounds, LaGrange.18-19 Reminiscences of Shipshe-
wana, downtown Shipshewana19 National Day of the Cowboy,
David Rogers Memorial Park, LaGrange.25-26 Old Fashion Farming Day,
Merv and Edna Yoder farm, 6450 W. C.R. 275N, Shipshewana.
August1 LaGrange County Habitat for
Humanity Benet Auction, Shipshewana Auction Barn, 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana.
7-10 33rd Annual Steam and Gas Show, LaGrange County Fairgrounds, LaGrange.
9 Civil War History Day, Courthouse Square, LaGrange
23 David Rogers Country Fair, David Rogers Memorial Park, 2355 W. 550S, Wolcottville.
30 LaGrange Road Race, course begins at Lakeland High School, LaGrange.
September19-20 Indian Summer Days, Town
Square, Howe.20 Honeyville Quilt Auction,
Borntreger Residence, 4110 S. C.R. 1000W, Millersburg.
27 Standardbred horse auction, Shipshewana Auction, 345 Morton S,, Shipshewana.
30 109th Annual Corn School Street Fair, downtown LaGrange (continues through Oct. 4).
26-27 Indiana Trail 100 Race, Chain O Lakes State Park, Albion. April 26-27, indianatrail100.com.
May11 Kite Festival, Mid-America
Windmill Museum, Kendallville, 347-9136.22-25 Northern Indiana Bluegrass
Association Tri-State Bluegrass Spring Festival, Noble County Fairgrounds, Kendallville, nibga.com.
31 Splash Pad Grand Opening, Albion.
June4-7 Chain O Lakes Festival,
Courthouse Square, Albion.7 Family Fishing Derby, Chain O
Lakes State Park, Albion, 636-2654.14 Arts on Main downtown
21-22 Strawberry Daze, downtown Ligonier, 463-6647.
July3 Fireworks, (rain date July 5),
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Colorful kites soar at last years Kite Komotion Clinic and Festival in Shipsh-ewana. The event is scheduled to return April 26. International kite teams will perform stunts and demonstrations to music, offer free stunt kite lessons and orchestrate games and candy drops for children of all ages.
Albion, Albion Parks Department, 636-2246.
5 Fireworks, Sylvan Lake, Rome City, 854-4788.
12-20 Noble County Community Fair, Noble County Fairgrounds, Kendallville, noblecountyfair.org
18-20 Cromwell Days, Cromwell, 856-2108 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
19 KPC Sprint Distance Triathlon For Newspapers In Education, Bixler Lake Park, Kendallville, kpctriathlon.com.
26 Summer Fest, Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, Albion, 636-7383.
August2 Nobleman Triathlon, Chain O
Lakes State Park, Albion, VeepRaces.2 Kid City, Noble County
Fairgrounds, Kendallville, email@example.com.
16 Lions & Tigers & Hot Rods, Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, Albion, 636-7383.
16-17 Chatutauqua Days, Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site, C.R. 850N, Rome City, genestratton-porter.com.
28-31 Northern Indiana Bluegrass Association, Tri-State Fall Bluegrass Festival, Noble County Fairgrounds,
Kendallville, nibga.com.29- Sept. 1 Marshmallow Festival,
downtown Ligonier, marshmallowfestival.com.
September6-7 Stones Trace Historical,
Ligonier, stonestrace.com.20-12 Harvest Festival, Albion,
740-8692.27 Fall Fest, Green Center
Community Building, Green Center, 636-2750.
3 Remodelers Showcase Tour, various sites, ba-ni.com.
10 Bike 101 Lakes, 8 a.m., 2535 N. C.R. 200W, Angola, bike101lakes.com.
17 Pokagon Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike and Fourth Annual Steve Parker/ALS 5K Run-Walk, Pokagon State Park, Lake James, americamultisport.com
23-26 Sidewalk Sales, The Outlet Shoppes at Fremont, S.R. 127 at S.R. 120, theoutletshoppesatfremont.com. Also July 4-7 and Aug. 29-Sept. 1.
June7-15 Spring Rendezvous, Wild Winds
Buffalo Preserve, 6975 N. Ray Road, Fremont, wildwindsbuffalo.com.
13-15 Enchanted Lakes Renaissance Faire and Marketplace, Steuben County 4-H Fairgrounds, C.R. 175N, near Crooked Lake, enchantedlakesfaire.com.
14 Hamilton Town wide Garage Sales, hamiltonindiana.org.
21 Art at Satek Winery, 6208 N. VanGuilder Road, Fremont, satekwinery.com.
21 Junk Yard Band outdoor concert, Commons Park, John Street, Angola, angolain.org.
22 Powers Church summer program, Old Highway 1, north of U.S. 20, powerschurch.org. Also July 27 and Aug. 24.
26 Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Patriotic Pops, Pokagon State Park, at the beach on the rst basin of Lake James, lakes101.org.
July3 Music Americana, Steuben
Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., Angola, angolain.org.
4 Angola Independence Day celebra-tion, downtown Angola parade, activities in Commons Park, John Street, reworks at dusk. angolain.org.
5 Hamilton Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks, downtown Hamilton and at Hamilton Lake, hamiltonindiana.org.
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Bluegrass music greeted those who entered the Noble County Fairgrounds as, from left, Mark Schwartz of New Haven on guitar, Gayle Goodrich of Fort Wayne on guitar, Buz Butler of Swartz Creek, Mich., on Dobro, Katelynn Lowe of Spring Arbor Mich., on bass (not pictured) and Joe Steiner of Findlay, Ohio, on banjo (not pictured) played near the entrance during the Northern Indiana Bluegrass Associ-ations Fall Tri-State Bluegrass Festival in Kendallville last year. The festival is held each Memorial Day weekend and again in the fall at the Noble County Fairgrounds.
See EVENTS page 9
5 Lake James Flotilla, boat parade originates at Potawatomi Inn beach, Pokagon State Park. lakejames.org.
5 Lake James Fireworks, rst basin of Lake James, dusk. lakejames.org.
11-12 Angola Balloons Aloft, Tri-State Steuben County Municipal Airport, U.S. 20 West, angolaballoonsaloft.com.
11-12 Fremont MusicFest, downtown Fremont, with reworks on July 12 at Fremont Moose Lodge, fremontchamber.org.
19-25 Steuben County 4-H Fair, Steuben County 4-H Fairgrounds on Crooked Lake, C.R. 175N, Angola, extension.purdue.edu/steuben.
26 Lake James Antique and Classic Boat and Car Show, C.R. 300W at Jimmerson Creek, indianaacbs.com.
26-27 Old Mill Shoppes and Art Gallery Festival, 6770 E. C.R. 750N, Fremont. oldmillshoppes.com.
26-27 Vermont Settlement Festival, downtown Orland and town park, lakes101.org.
30-Aug. 2 Downtown Angola Summerfest, downtown Angola, goango-lain.com.
August1-3 and 8-10 Builders Parade,
selected sites in northeast Indiana, ba-ni.com.
9 All-Night Star Spectacular, Pokagon State Park, CCC Shelter, in.gov/dnr.
9-10 Sand Sculpture Demonstration, Pokagon State Park main beach, third basin, Lake James, in.gov/dnr
16 Art at Satek Winery, 6208 N. VanGuilder Road, Fremont, satekwinery.com.
17 Reections on Lake Pleasant, 101lakestrust.org.
19 Old 27 Car Tour, downtown Angola, old27tour.com.
23 The Bulldogs outdoor concert, Commons Park, John Street, angolain.org.
September21 Indiana Seaplane Pilots Associ-
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Balloons ll the air during the 2013 Angola Balloons Aloft event at the Tri-State Steuben County Municipal Airport. This years event will be July 11-12.
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AUBURN The Downtown Auburn Business Association will present its summer art exhibit, Pedaling Art Bringing Art to Auburn One Bike at a Time 2014.
The exhibit will feature 20 beach cruiser bicycles. The new bicycles are being provided by Moes Bikes and More of Auburn. Special stands are being made by local carpenter Pat Payton of Dinks Woodshop in Auburn. The stands will elevate the bikes rear wheels, allowing people to pedal the bikes in place.
The Pedaling Art exhibit will be the rst interactive art exhibit DABA has
presented.The bikes will be on display from June through September in the downtown Auburn business district and will feature created art from local and regional artists. Cash awards will be presented at the end of the exhibit.
The bikes will be auctioned Thursday, Sept. 11, with proceeds being split between each artist and DABA.
DABA has partnered with OmniSource to present this summers exhibit. The project also has received the backing and support of many in the community, with businesses and individuals sponsoring the individual bikes.
Bikes are focus of Auburns summer art exhibit
Northeast Indiana is home to hundreds of freshwater lakes and numerous rivers and streams. At selected lakes and rivers, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources offers public access sites for people to gain access to bodies of water for shing and other recreation opportunities.
Here are the Indiana DNR public access sites listed for the four-county area:
DeKalb County: St. Joe River Story Lake
LaGrange County: Adams Lake Aldrich Lake Appleman Lake Atwood Lake Beaver Dam Lake Big Long Lake Big Turkey Lake Cass Lake Cedar Lake Emma Lake Fish Lake Little Turkey Lake Messick Lake Meteer Lake
Mongo Mill Pond Nasby Dam Oliver Lake Ontario Mill Pond Pigeon River (3 sites in addition to
dams and mill ponds) Pretty Lake Shipshewana Lake (2) Troxal Lake Wall Lake Westler Lake Witmer Lake
Noble County Bear Lake Big Lake Crane Lake Cree Lake Crooked Lake Diamond Lake Eagle Lake Engle Lake Indian Village Lake Knapp Lake Loon Lake Mallard Roost Sacarider Lake Sand-River lakes Skinner Lake Smalley Lake
Sparta Lake Sylvan Lake Upper Long Lake West Lakes
Steuben County Ball Lake Beaver Dam Lake Big Bower Lake Big Otter Lake Big Turkey Lake Clear Lake Crooked Lake Fish Lake Fox Lake Lake Gage Golden Lake Hamilton Lake Jimmerson Lake Lake Gage Lake George Lake James Little Turkey Lake Loon Lake Marsh Lake Pigeon Lake Pigeon Creek (2 sites) Stayner Lake West Otter Lake
Public access sites
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Northeastern Indiana is blessed with many lakes and rivers for summer recreational activities like boating, shing, water skiing, tubing and swimming.
Those wishing to swim can use public beaches free of charge except for state park entrance fees. Lifeguards are on duty most days during the summer months, and some beaches are protected from boaters with roped off areas.
Swimmers taking a plunge in lakes without public beaches do so at their risk.
Here is a list and locations of public beaches in the four-county area:
Noble County Sand Lake in Chain O Lakes State Park, S.R. 9, three miles south of Albion; and Bixler Lake Park east and west beaches, Bixler Lake, Kendallville;
Steuben County Pleasant Lake,
Lake Street behind Pleasant Lake Elemen-tary School, Pleasant Lake; Clear Lake, Steuben County Park on Lake Drive on the southeast side of the lake in Clear Lake; Crooked Lake, Steuben County Park off C.R. 200W on east side of rst basin; Hamilton Lake, S.R. 1 on the south side of the lake, Hamilton; Pokagon Main Beach, Pokagon State Park, Lake James, near Angola; and Pokagon Inn Beach, Pokagon State Park, Lake James, near Angola.
LaGrange County Atwood Lake Beach, C.R. 700S, north side of Atwood Lake; Shipshewana Lake Beach, east side of the lake, Shipshewana; and Cedar Lake Beach, C.R. 325 and C.R. 600N across from Cedar Lake Golf Course.
DeKalb County - no public beaches but community swimming pools are located in Feick Park, Garrett, and Eckhart Park, Auburn.
Lifes a beach in northeast Indiana
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MAY Friday, May 30 7:30 PM
Big Caddy Daddy sponsored by Beacon Credit Union
JUNE Friday, June 6 7:30 PMThe CHORDS vocal ensemble
Friday, June 13 7:30 PMFort Wayne Jazz Orchestra
Friday, June 20 7:30 PMLumberjacks and Weddingbelles
Auburn ActorsFriday, June 27 7:30 PM
Fort Wayne Philharmonic Patriotic Pops
sponsored by Steel Dynamics
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Cheyenne - Contemporary CountryFriday, July 25 7:30 PM
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Concert Under the Starssponsored by Serenity House
Friday, August 8 7:30 PMChoice
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Gates open at 6:00 with the shows starting at 7:30 PM All Friday nights are FREE!
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