Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: September 7, 2017 - Newsletter Issue 394

Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown  returns on Sunday, September 10!
Don't miss this FREE event featuring 17 attractions!

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Middle Waves
Headwaters Park

Middle Waves returns to Downtown Fort Wayne on September 15 and September 16!

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Sweet Breeze River Tour
New blog post: Canal Boat

If you haven't taken a trip on Sweet Breeze yet, the time to book your tour is now! As summer starts to wind down, the new canal boat from Friends of the Rivers has become one of downtown's newest and most adventurous assets after a full summer of tours.
Art This Way
A Tribute to Christy Landrigan

Don't miss the Art This Way Art Crawl event on Saturday, September 23! This project is inspired by the late Christy Landrigan and will expand the Art This Way Alley Activation Project.

TinCaps Make The Playoffs!
Parkview Field

Our very own Fort Wayne TinCaps have made the playoffs. Check out the link below for ticket information!

Fright Night 2017
A Night to Dismember!

Enjoy Downtown Fort Wayne's annual Halloween spectacular features the "Zombie Walk" and an incredible day of low and no cost activities at many great locations! 
Michael Carbonaro
Embassy Theatre

Carbonaro has performed over 500 comically perplexing and improbable feats of magic on his TV series The Carbonaro Effect on truTV. Now, he is taking Michael Carbonaro Live on the road.

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Join us again in 2018

Lunch on the Plaza had over 13,000 attendees this year! We averaged 1,000 guests each week. Thank you to the entire staff that worked hard in coordinating this summer event!

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Anthis Culinary Arts

Anthis Culinary Arts will be operating The CUBE on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 11 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. Pick up will still take place at the snack bar window adjacent to the cafeteria line. Orders must be submitted by 10 a.m. daily. 

New Mural by Tobias Studios
NE Side of District

Jerrod and Kara Tobias of Tobias Studios are working hard to wrap up the new mural (NE side of the district) in time for Middle Waves! We are so excited for this beautiful addition to downtown!

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Downtown Gateway Feature

West Central Neighborhood Historic Home and Garden Tour & ArtsFest

This annual event returns to West Central on September 9 and September 10, 2017!

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