Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: October 31, 2019 - Newsletter Issue 505

Fort Wayne Veterans Memorial Bridge
Spy Run near the Historic Old Fort

The Fort Wayne Veterans Memorial Bridge is coming to DTFW. Upgrades are coming to the bridge along Spy Run Avenue.

Night of Lights 2019
Save the Date

Night of Lights returns to DTFW on Wednesday, November 27 from 5:45 p.m. - 8 p.m. Enjoy the lighting of the iconic Santa and his reindeer, fireworks at Parkview Field, and much more.
Meet Brackenridge Village
New Developing Cultural District

Over the years, the neighborhood surrounding Rudy's Shop has come a long way, due in large part to the success of Parkview Field and other efforts of neighborhood investors.
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Tony Bennett
Embassy Theatre

With worldwide record sales in the millions, and dozens of platinum and gold albums to his credit, Tony Bennett is a musician who touches the hearts and souls of audiences with his legendary vocals and charming stage presence. 

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Casual Friday
Club Soda
Stop in to Club Soda on Friday, November 1, to enjoy Casual Friday. Please call ahead for reservations.

Heels Dance Class Series
Fort Wayne Dance Collective

Grab your heels and get ready to feel flawless! These four dance classes are creatively themed to spice up your repertoire.  
Fall Party
Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Enjoy the Fall Party on November 8 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Check out new exhibitions, groove with live music, and enjoy appetizers and cash bar! Celebrate Full Spectrum, Glass, and more!

The Sound of Music
USFFW School of Creative Arts

The University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts will present "The Sound of Music" as its fall musical production, opening November 8 in the USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center.
Bearing Witness
The History Center

Noted author Kayleen Reusser has interviewed hundreds of World War II veterans and will tell stories of the Holocaust through their eyes. Shared will be stories from her three books, We Fought to Win: American World War II Veterans Share Their Stories; They Did It for Honor: Stories of American World War II Veterans; and We Gave Our Best: American World War II Veterans Tell Their Stories. 

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Downtown 360° Tour
Enjoy our Virtual Tour!

Through numerous aerial, business and street level views; the Downtown 360 virtual tour connects retail and restaurant locations, as well as cultural and parking information into an easy to navigate and visually stunning super tour that will allow you to explore and plan your next visit to Downtown from virtually anywhere!

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Downtown Gateway Feature

Founders Spark: Power Circle
Wunderkammer Company

This event will serve to represent as many diverse minority entrepreneurs and business owners from the community in order to create powerful connections and create action that can help move our community forward.

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