Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: February 7, 2019 - Newsletter Issue 467

Weather the Fort
Barrett McNagny Parking Lot
Join Weather the Fort and 3Rivers Federal Credit Union for a fun-filled winter experience in Downtown Fort Wayne, featuring live music, dance performances, warm food, sweet treats, and plenty to drink.

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State of the City Address
Grand Wayne Convention Center

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry will deliver his 2019 State of the City Address at noon on Wednesday, February 13 at the Grand Wayne Convention Center.
Cambray Building Moved
Hall's Set to Renovate

Movers wheeled the two-story building across the street Tuesday. The undertaking took almost five hours to complete.
Sanctus Real Concert
Grand Wayne Convention Center

Sanctus Real is coming to the Grand Wayne Convention Center with special guests. 10 Talents will be joining them and all proceeds go to support Create To Liberate programs! The concert is at 6 p.m. on February 17.
Spring Forward Fest
Embassy Theatre

Enjoy a multi-venue, family-friendly celebration of Fort Wayne's evolving skyline! There will be free admission, live music, food, drinks, and a free trolley.
Theoplis Smith
Cinema Center

Join the discussion with Theoplis Smith about his journey with Phresh Laundry and about finding what sparked his fire through the noise of life. There will be a cash bar, hot drinks, and food provided by Caliente!

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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.
Soft Opening
The Wood Shack is Back

The Wood Shack is anxious to open their doors! Please be patient and understanding as they're still organizing, pricing, and their great inventory ready for you!
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Brunch is Here!

Tolon will be serving up all the deliciousness both on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations will only be accepted by calling Tolon at 260-399-5128. 
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

Double Rainbow
The Work of Arna Miller

This collection will be traveling all the way from Denver, CO to hang on the walls of Fancy & Staple on Friday, February 22 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. J Tubbs will be DJing and the Allen County SPCA will be there with two dogs looking for a good furever home.
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