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The weekend is the perfect time to get together and have some family-friendly fun here in town. 

Check out this list of events happening around Fort Wayne this weekend:   

Wing Fest — Saturday, August 11 @ Headwaters Park
From the sweet, tangy flavor of Honey BBQ, to the hot, spicy rush of Buffalo sauce, Wing Fest has it all. This festival features wings from over a dozen vendors from around the country! Read more here. 

The Marshall Tucker Band — Saturday, August 11 @ Sweetwater Pavilion
Head out to the giant Sweetwater campus and catch The Marshall Tucker Band under the pavilion! They’ll play hits like “Cant’ You See,” “Fire on the Mountain,” and other favorites. Read more here. 

Fort Wayne TinCaps — Saturday, August 11-12 @ Parkview Field
Come cheer on the TinCaps this weekend! Enjoy the affordable, family-friendly fun at Parkview Field—ranked as the #1 ballpark experience in Minor League Baseball. Read more here. 

Newsies — Through Sunday, August 12 @ Fort Wayne Civic Theatre
Don’t miss the final weekend of Newsies at the Civic Theatre! Enjoy the story of a charismatic newsboy, who leads a ragtag gang of “newsies” in this feel-good, classic musical. Read more here. 

Panoramic Riverfront Tour on Sweet Breeze — Sunday, August 12 @ Departs from Headwaters Park West
Reserve your seat for a tour aboard Sweet Breeze, Fort Wayne’s fully accessible canal boat! Sit back and relax as you learn about the past, present, and future of our three rivers. Read more here. 


Jazlynn Bebout

Jazlynn Bebout is the Assignment Desk Editor and Digital Editor at WPTA. Follow her on Twitter @jazlynnsb

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