Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: January 10, 2019 - Newsletter Issue 463

Savor Fort Wayne
January 9-20, 2019

Savor Fort Wayne kicked off on January 9! Enjoy several Downtown dining locations!

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Second Friday of every month

On the second Friday of every month, anyone who calls themselves "creative" in the Summit City will be invited to a free breakfast lecture from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in Downtown Fort Wayne.
Weather the Fort
Freimann Square

The fourth annual Weather the Fort, presented by Three Rivers Federal Credit Union returns to Freimann Square on Saturday, February 16. Enjoy a fun-filled winter experience in Downtown Fort Wayne, featuring live music, art activities, dancing acts, food, treats, and plenty to drink. 

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John Cusack
Live at The Embassy

Join Hollywood icon John Cusack when he makes his way to the Embassy Theatre for a live conversation and audience Q&A on Saturday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m. 
Community Foundation Invests
Electric Works
The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has announced a $500,000 investment in Electric Works. 
Anthony Gomes
Live at C2G Music Hall

Anthony Gomes is bringing High Voltage Blues on January 19! Anthony Gomes, #1 Billboard Blues Artist, has been creating virtuosic, burning blues since his recorded debut in 1998.
Winterval 2019
Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Dept

The 7th Annual Winterval is full day of indoor and outdoor winter fun for all ages. Watch ice carvers create wonders from a solid block of ice, catch a rugby game, or check out model cars.

West Central Quartet
Club Soda

Stop down to Club Soda on Friday, January 11, 2019 to hear the beautiful sound of West Central Quartet. There is no cover, but reservations are recommended.   
$1.5 million to Rescue Mission
Lutheran Foundation

A gift of $1.5 million described as perhaps the largest in the last 15 to 20 years of The Lutheran Foundation's history will get construction of the new men's shelter of The Rescue Mission off the ground in upcoming weeks.
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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

Nouvelle Annee: 1759
January 26, 2019 at The Old Fort

Join with French Soldiers, civilians and Native American Allies as they try to survive the turmoil of the French and Indian War raging at it's peak in the eastern US.  
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