Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: November 14, 2019 - Newsletter Issue 507

Night of Lights 2019

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.

Holly Shopping
Small Business Saturday

Park, shop, and ride our free trollies for an exciting shopping experience through Downtown Fort Wayne, West Main Shops, and the Wells Street Corridor! The trollies will visit several unique venues stopping at each on their route.
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, performing November 15 - November 17 in the USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center.
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HeART of the City Pop-Up
Holly Shopping

Shop local and give local with heART of the City's pop up art sale in the lobby at the Arts United Center during Holly Shopping. Explore handmade goods, holiday cards, art, and more from local artists for all budgets.

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Straight No Chaser
Embassy Theatre
Straight No Chaser will perform at the Embassy Theatre on Tuesday, December 10. Get your tickets online.

YLNI November Hot Spot

Monthly Hot Spots are a great chance to learn more about YLNI, mix and mingle with fellow young professionals, and explore local establishments! Meet like-minded individuals in a relaxing environment to collaborate, exchange ideas, and build relationships. The event is open to all emerging leaders in our region.
Winter Open House
Zinnia's Bakehouse

Don't miss this free event on November 16 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Sample breads, pies, cookies, and so much more! Place your orders for upcoming events this Saturday and receive a discount on the entire order.
The Nutcracker
Fort Wayne Ballet

A story of a young girl, a Nutcracker prince, and the evil Mouse King bring the whole family together to experience holiday magic and a fantastic journey through the Kingdom of Sweets. It's more than a family tradition, it's a holiday feast for the eyes and ears!

C2G Christmas
C2G Music Hall

Join C2G on Saturday, December 14 for their very own C2G Christmas! Bring a canned good. All proceeds benefit Community Harvest Food Bank. Purchase your tickets online at the link below.

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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

Let's Get Sappy!
Fancy & Staple

At this pop up they will have everything you need to decorate, plant, and bring home your very own baby Christmas tree!

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