Category: Entertainment

Day in the Park at Antwerp

It was a beautiful day for the Antwerp Day in the Park for 2017. It was nice to see the crowds along the street and the parade this year was exceptionally long. This year the Gems of the Year were Tim and Brenda Copsey. It was nice to see them with all the work they…

Harlan Days: Another Great Year!

It was the 70th Annual Harlan Days Fair that began this year. Harlan Days is known for its full crowds at the Parade, giving away t-shirts constantly and, of course, the famous Harlan Days Grilled Chicken. The main events started on Thursday, August 3 with the Midway Rides starting and the food tent opening. This…

Pickle Ball Seminar Big Success

Pickle ball is the fastest growing sport in the United States and over thirty people attended the introduction of pickle ball to Antwerp, August 1, at the Antwerp tennis court. Tim and Lisa Derck and family gave a background on the game, explained rules and gave instructions, assisted by Tony and Kay Langham. All those…

DARE To Keep Kids Off Drugs ­­­— & Lots of Fun!

On Monday, July 31. Lots of young people with Sheriff Deputy Nick Mendez and several area Dare program sponsors work to have a fun kids day at the Paulding LaFountain Park. This event went on all day long starting at 10:00 in the morning and going till 3:30 in the afternoon. All kinds of games…

Day In Park Coming, August 12

The Antwerp Chamber continues to meet for planning its next event for village entertainment.  The annual Day in the Park will be held August 12 with a parade going down Main St. starting at 10 AM.  Festivities following at the East Side Veterans Park will include: rides for the kids, face painting, bands, dancing groups,…

Sherwood Homecoming

Homecoming at Sherwood took place on Saturday, July 22. Many people from around the area drove over for the parade and the events downtown. Along with the Fire and EMS departments, the veterans came through next, businesses such has Sherwood Bank, Harts Machine shop and several churches, driving a Late 1920’s Ford Model T, were…

Free Concert By Fort Wayne Community Band

Fort Wayne Area Community Band will present a free concert Tuesday, August 8 at Foellinger Theater in Franke Park. Downbeat is 7:30 p.m. Assistant conductor Susan Jehl has chosen a varied program of music to fit the concert theme of Time Travel. Included are Crooner’s Serenade, Fort Wayne Bicentennial March, Gettysburg, Community Band March, The…

John Paulding Historical Society Chicken BBQ

The John Paulding Historical Society will be hosting their annual Chicken BBQ by Port-A-Pit on Saturday, August 5, 2017. Serving and/or pick-up will begin at 4:00 p.m. and continue to 7:00 p.m. This year we are hosting a Cruise-In just for the fun of it! Open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles. Come on out…

Pickleball Clinic At The Tennis Court

There will be a Pickleball Clinic at the Antwerp tennis court on August 1st, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. This is a free introductional session that is open for adults 18 to 99 years young! No equipment is needed for this session. Come enjoy the beautiful refinished tennis court…you just may become addicted to Pickleball!!!

New Haven Parks Events In August

Every Wednesday in August is the New Haven Farmer’s Market from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Schnelker Park.  Fresh home-grown produce, non-GMO meats, gluten free breads,  excellent bakery pastries, honey, maple syrup, & variety of local artisans with their crafts. Wednesday, August 16 – Senior Carry-In lunch at 11:30 at the Community Center. Meat…

The Bulldogs Featured At Georgetown Square

Georgetown Square presents The Bulldogs that will perform classic favorites from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s on Friday, July 28. Another Free concert from the sixth annual Georgetown Fridays Concert Series will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 28 in the shopping center parking lot on East State Boulevard. Food and drinks…

John Paulding Days — Another Success

Every year the John Paulding Days makes its debut after the fourth of July! The entire square was filled up with people from all over the area lining the streets to watch the parade. The VFW and the American Legion led the parade and then the boy scouts. Following them were the Grand Marshals. The…

Dr. Seuss at the Huber

Your favorite Dr. Seuss characters come to life onstage in Seussical, Jr., a fantastical musical extravaganza that will transport you to the Jungle of Nool, Whoville, McEligott’s Pool, and the Circus McGurkus. Through the imagination of the characters, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family, and community are challenged and emerge triumphant! During this unforgettable musical…