Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: May 18, 2017 - Newsletter Issue 378

Lunch on the Plaza Returns!
Join us for the Lunch on the Plaza Season Opener on Thursday, June 1 at Freimann Square!

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Fort Wayne Ballet

Enjoy this amazing opportunity to experience dance up-close and personal in an intimate setting. You'll feel as though you're on stage and part of the action! 

BuskerFest 2017
Downtown Fort Wayne

BuskerFest returns on Saturday, June 24 from 4 p.m. - 10 p.m. This is Downtown's celebration of the street performer! BuskerFest will feature fantastic local, regional, and national acts, a family-friendly atmosphere, and free admission.
Arab Festival
Headwaters Park

Join us for a bigger and better Arab Fest 2017. June 3, 2017 Noon to 11:00 pm and June 4, 2017 from Noon to 7:00 pm.

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RENT - 20th Anniversary Tour
Embassy Theatre

This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini's La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters: love.
Ft. Wayne's Farmers Market
Barr Street

They will be heading outside starting May 20! They are excited to be back outside, and will be set up rain or shine through the last Saturday of September!

YLNI Farmers Market
Wayne and Barr

Are you ready for farm-fresh foods to cook meals with at home? The YLNI Farmers Market Opening Day is Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the corner of Wayne Street and Barr Street. 

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Canal Boat Christening
Friends of the Rivers

Join them as they reveal the boat name chosen by our community.

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Steve Forbert
The B-Side at One Lucky Guitar

One Lucky Guitar is over the moon to welcome one of America's finest singer-songwriters, Steve Forbert, for an intimate performance at The B-Side.

Allen County Historic Bridges
Downtown Library

Come hear ARCH Preservation Specialists Andrea Kern and Leslie Perrigo present lecture on the Allen County Historic Sites and Structures Survey, Historic Bridges within Allen County, and the Section 106 process. 

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Downtown Gateway Feature

Historic West Main Street Farmer's Market
Nebraska Neighborhood Association

The Historic West Main Street Farmers Market is celebrating 9 years of serving the Fort Wayne community with fresh local produce with their season opening on Friday, May 12 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1936 West Main Street.

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